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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 236 248 231
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 9 3 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.044% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.91% 0.29% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 14
Average salary £33,500 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.47% +26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
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
987 1024 1167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.03% 14.93% 16.02%
Number of salaries quoted 767 813 946
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,300 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 June 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 3 June 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
Manchester +11 4 £77,500 -
Lancashire - 4 £33,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £42,500 - 1
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 14 (87.50%) HP
2 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 13 (81.25%) Windows
3 12 (75.00%) iSCSI
4 11 (68.75%) Cisco
4 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
5 10 (62.50%) SAN
6 9 (56.25%) VMware
7 8 (50.00%) CCNA
7 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (43.75%) Juniper
8 7 (43.75%) DHCP
8 7 (43.75%) DNS
8 7 (43.75%) Firewall
8 7 (43.75%) NetApp
8 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (43.75%) SonicWALL
8 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
8 7 (43.75%) vSphere
8 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (37.50%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (37.50%) McAfee
9 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
10 5 (31.25%) LAN
10 5 (31.25%) WAN
10 5 (31.25%) NFS
10 5 (31.25%) Linux
10 5 (31.25%) MCSE
10 5 (31.25%) MCSA

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) iSCSI
2 10 (62.50%) SAN
3 7 (43.75%) DHCP
3 7 (43.75%) DNS
3 7 (43.75%) Firewall
4 5 (31.25%) LAN
4 5 (31.25%) WAN
4 5 (31.25%) Wireless
4 5 (31.25%) VLAN
5 3 (18.75%) SSL
5 3 (18.75%) FTP
5 3 (18.75%) RIP
5 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 3 (18.75%) VPN
5 3 (18.75%) SMTP
5 3 (18.75%) OSPF
5 3 (18.75%) VRRP
5 3 (18.75%) BGP
5 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
5 3 (18.75%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Service Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) SAN Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Storage Manager
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Life Science
2 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (31.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Migration
1 3 (18.75%) Network Architecture
2 2 (12.50%) Network Design
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C
1 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) CCNA
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) MCSE
2 5 (31.25%) MCSA
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (18.75%) CCNP
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) vSphere
3 5 (31.25%) NFS
3 5 (31.25%) Xen
3 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (18.75%) FortiGate
3 2 (12.50%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (12.50%) SCCM
3 2 (12.50%) NetBackup
3 2 (12.50%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) HP
2 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
3 11 (68.75%) Cisco
4 9 (56.25%) VMware
5 7 (43.75%) Juniper
5 7 (43.75%) NetApp
5 7 (43.75%) SonicWALL
6 6 (37.50%) McAfee
7 5 (31.25%) Citrix
8 4 (25.00%) Symantec
9 3 (18.75%) Dell
9 3 (18.75%) Meru Networks
10 2 (12.50%) 3PAR
10 2 (12.50%) Brocade
10 2 (12.50%) Hitachi
10 2 (12.50%) Oracle
10 2 (12.50%) EMC