The table below looks at the statistics for Fibre Channel skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 238 251 229
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -22
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 16 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.082% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.60% 0.56% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 11
Average salary £80,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+146.15% -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -9.41%
Fibre Channel
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1000 1078 1014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.87% 14.69% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 797 896 858
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Fibre Channel across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Fibre Channel Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Fibre Channel
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Fibre Channel across the North West region.

Fibre Channel Salary Trend in the North West

Fibre Channel
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Fibre Channel across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Fibre Channel Salary Histogram in the North West

Fibre Channel
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fibre Channel within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 16 £80,000 -
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Fibre Channel also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Fibre Channel.

1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (84.00%) iSCSI
3 19 (76.00%) LAN
4 18 (72.00%) DHCP
4 18 (72.00%) DNS
4 18 (72.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 17 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (68.00%) OSPF
5 17 (68.00%) BGP
5 17 (68.00%) SSL
5 17 (68.00%) CCNP
5 17 (68.00%) TCP/IP
6 16 (64.00%) HTTP
6 16 (64.00%) E-Commerce
6 16 (64.00%) CCIE
6 16 (64.00%) Citrix
6 16 (64.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 16 (64.00%) FCoE
6 16 (64.00%) Load Balancing
6 16 (64.00%) VLAN
6 16 (64.00%) Network Security
7 8 (32.00%) SAN
7 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (32.00%) Windows
8 7 (28.00%) HP
9 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
9 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
9 6 (24.00%) McAfee
9 6 (24.00%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (20.00%) SonicWALL

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Fibre Channel also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Fibre Channel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (84.00%) iSCSI
2 19 (76.00%) LAN
3 18 (72.00%) DHCP
3 18 (72.00%) DNS
3 18 (72.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 17 (68.00%) SSL
4 17 (68.00%) OSPF
4 17 (68.00%) BGP
4 17 (68.00%) TCP/IP
5 16 (64.00%) HTTP
5 16 (64.00%) Network Security
5 16 (64.00%) FCoE
5 16 (64.00%) VLAN
6 8 (32.00%) SAN
7 5 (20.00%) Firewall
8 3 (12.00%) Wireless
8 3 (12.00%) WAN
9 2 (8.00%) TACACS
10 1 (4.00%) VRRP
10 1 (4.00%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (16.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Network Engineer
2 16 (64.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 16 (64.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 16 (64.00%) Security Engineer
2 16 (64.00%) Senior Security Engineer
2 16 (64.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) SAN Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Storage Manager
Miscellaneous
1 16 (64.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) E-Commerce
1 16 (64.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (8.00%) Network Design
2 2 (8.00%) Project Management
2 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (4.00%) Migration
3 1 (4.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (68.00%) CCNP
1 17 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (64.00%) CCIE
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (8.00%) EMC Navisphere
2 2 (8.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (8.00%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (8.00%) SCCM
3 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (64.00%) Citrix
3 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (28.00%) HP
5 6 (24.00%) McAfee
6 5 (20.00%) SonicWALL
6 5 (20.00%) Juniper
7 4 (16.00%) Symantec
7 4 (16.00%) VMware
8 2 (8.00%) Brocade
8 2 (8.00%) Oracle
8 2 (8.00%) EMC
8 2 (8.00%) 3PAR
8 2 (8.00%) Hitachi
8 2 (8.00%) NetApp
9 1 (4.00%) Dell
9 1 (4.00%) Meru Networks