The table below looks at the statistics for Fibre Channel skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 242 226 215
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 3 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.047% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 1.39% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 10
Average salary £50,000 £39,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.20% -5.45%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,576
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.20%
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 South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1038 932 1210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.39% 15.71% 21.26%
Number of salaries quoted 882 725 1037
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Fibre Channel Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Fibre Channel
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Fibre Channel Salary Trend in the South West

Fibre Channel
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Fibre Channel across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Fibre Channel Salary Histogram in the South West

Fibre Channel
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
Wiltshire - 2 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £30,000 -
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) SAN
2 8 (80.00%) iSCSI
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) SQL
4 6 (60.00%) Firewall
5 5 (50.00%) VMware
5 5 (50.00%) Backup Exec
5 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (50.00%) NAS
6 4 (40.00%) Veeam
6 4 (40.00%) 3PAR
6 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (40.00%) UNIX
6 4 (40.00%) Juniper
6 4 (40.00%) ARCserve
6 4 (40.00%) EMC
6 4 (40.00%) Cisco
6 4 (40.00%) IBM
6 4 (40.00%) AIX
6 4 (40.00%) WatchGuard
7 3 (30.00%) MCSE
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (20.00%) IIS
3 2 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) IaaS
2 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) SAN
1 8 (80.00%) iSCSI
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) NAS
4 2 (20.00%) Internet
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) FTP
5 1 (10.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) DHCP
5 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security
5 1 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JUnit
1 2 (20.00%) Maven
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Gerrit
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) TestLink
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Software Tester
4 1 (10.00%) IT Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Linux
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (40.00%) AIX
5 4 (40.00%) UNIX
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (20.00%) MOF
1 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (10.00%) Straight-Through Processing
2 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (30.00%) MCSE
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) MCP
3 1 (10.00%) MCSA
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (10.00%) MCTS
3 1 (10.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) XenServer
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 4 (40.00%) ARCserve
3 2 (20.00%) SCCM
3 2 (20.00%) SCOM
3 2 (20.00%) SCVMM
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Intune
3 2 (20.00%) SCOrch
3 2 (20.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (20.00%) SCSM
4 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (10.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) WatchGuard
3 4 (40.00%) Veeam
3 4 (40.00%) 3PAR
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) IBM
3 4 (40.00%) EMC
3 4 (40.00%) Juniper
4 2 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) McAfee
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) F5