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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank - 89 80
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 0 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - 1.31% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 8.06% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 15 1
Average salary - £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,576
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.20%
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
229 186 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 20.21% 16.22% 20.02%
Number of salaries quoted 217 169 169
Average salary £38,400 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.71% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (100.00%) SAN
1 6 (100.00%) NAS
1 6 (100.00%) FCoE
2 5 (83.33%) iSCSI
2 5 (83.33%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) Clustering
5 1 (16.67%) B2B
5 1 (16.67%) N-Tier

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
1 6 (100.00%) NAS
1 6 (100.00%) FCoE
2 5 (83.33%) iSCSI
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Architect
2 4 (66.67%) Storage Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) B2B
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) HP