The table below looks at the statistics for Fibre Channel skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 76 96 78
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -18
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 6 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.56% 0.25% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.35% 1.25% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 7
Average salary £46,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £56,000 £43,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Fibre Channel
Wales

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

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
255 240 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 23.79% 19.90% 26.82%
Number of salaries quoted 235 215 227
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Fibre Channel Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Fibre Channel
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Fibre Channel Salary Trend in South Wales

Fibre Channel
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fibre Channel within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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
Caerphilly +9 2 £51,250 -14.58%
Cardiff -5 1 £47,500 +26.66%
Fibre Channel
Wales

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 15 (100.00%) SAN
2 12 (80.00%) iSCSI
3 9 (60.00%) Linux
4 7 (46.67%) Windows
4 7 (46.67%) HP
5 6 (40.00%) NAS
5 6 (40.00%) FCoE
5 6 (40.00%) VMware
6 5 (33.33%) IBM
6 5 (33.33%) Perl
6 5 (33.33%) JBoss
6 5 (33.33%) Python
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco
7 4 (26.67%) LAN
7 4 (26.67%) WAN
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle
7 4 (26.67%) AIX
7 4 (26.67%) Firewall
7 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
7 4 (26.67%) CentOS
7 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (20.00%) Network Design
8 3 (20.00%) Apache
8 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
9 2 (13.33%) HTTP
9 2 (13.33%) VPN
9 2 (13.33%) DNS
9 2 (13.33%) UNIX
9 2 (13.33%) Sun

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (20.00%) Apache
1 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) SAN
2 12 (80.00%) iSCSI
3 6 (40.00%) NAS
3 6 (40.00%) FCoE
4 4 (26.67%) LAN
4 4 (26.67%) WAN
4 4 (26.67%) Firewall
5 2 (13.33%) HTTP
5 2 (13.33%) VPN
5 2 (13.33%) DNS
5 2 (13.33%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) OLAP
2 1 (6.67%) OLTP
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 2 (13.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Storage Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) SAN Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) AIX
3 4 (26.67%) CentOS
3 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Network Design
2 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Perl
1 5 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCNA
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (13.33%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (13.33%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (13.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) HP
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) JBoss
3 5 (33.33%) IBM
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
5 2 (13.33%) Sun
5 2 (13.33%) Brocade
5 2 (13.33%) Dell
5 2 (13.33%) EMC
5 2 (13.33%) BMC
5 2 (13.33%) Hitachi
5 2 (13.33%) NetApp
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft