The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 211 207 208
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 19 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.076% 0.072%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.89% 0.48% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 4
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,995 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.08% -3.54%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1006 826 1033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.79% 15.76% 18.68%
Number of salaries quoted 835 695 880
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Fibre Channel
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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
Bristol -8 7 £24,000 -46.66%
Somerset - 6 £36,500 -
Dorset - 5 £29,000 -
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 32 (69.57%) Linux
1 32 (69.57%) iSCSI
2 26 (56.52%) Windows
2 26 (56.52%) SAN
3 23 (50.00%) VMware
4 21 (45.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
5 19 (41.30%) HP
6 17 (36.96%) Active Directory
7 16 (34.78%) Firewall
8 15 (32.61%) MS Exchange
9 14 (30.43%) Python
9 14 (30.43%) Solaris
9 14 (30.43%) Bash Shell
10 13 (28.26%) 3PAR
10 13 (28.26%) Open Source
10 13 (28.26%) UNIX
10 13 (28.26%) Configuration Management
10 13 (28.26%) Hyper-V
11 12 (26.09%) Identity Management
11 12 (26.09%) Cisco
11 12 (26.09%) GPFS
12 11 (23.91%) SharePoint
13 10 (21.74%) Samba
13 10 (21.74%) IBM
13 10 (21.74%) NFS
13 10 (21.74%) LDAP
13 10 (21.74%) EMC
14 9 (19.57%) NetApp
14 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 15 (32.61%) MS Exchange
2 11 (23.91%) SharePoint
3 8 (17.39%) IIS
4 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (10.87%) SAS
6 2 (4.35%) Zimbra
7 1 (2.17%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 32 (69.57%) iSCSI
2 26 (56.52%) SAN
3 16 (34.78%) Firewall
4 10 (21.74%) LDAP
5 8 (17.39%) DHCP
5 8 (17.39%) DNS
6 7 (15.22%) LAN
6 7 (15.22%) WAN
6 7 (15.22%) NAS
7 6 (13.04%) Intranet
7 6 (13.04%) Internet
7 6 (13.04%) Ethernet
8 5 (10.87%) FTP
8 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
9 3 (6.52%) VPN
10 2 (4.35%) SSH
11 1 (2.17%) VoIP
11 1 (2.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.35%) MySQL
General
1 5 (10.87%) Electronics
2 4 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Administrator
1 11 (23.91%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (17.39%) IT Support Specialist
2 8 (17.39%) Support Specialist
2 8 (17.39%) Architect
2 8 (17.39%) IT Support
3 5 (10.87%) Software Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.70%) Senior IT Support
5 3 (6.52%) Storage Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) SAN Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.52%) Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) LAMP
2 5 (10.87%) REST
2 5 (10.87%) HTML
3 2 (4.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Open Source
2 7 (15.22%) Replication
3 6 (13.04%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.17%) Firmware
6 1 (2.17%) Statistics
6 1 (2.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (69.57%) Linux
2 26 (56.52%) Windows
3 14 (30.43%) Solaris
4 13 (28.26%) UNIX
5 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (17.39%) Mac OS X
7 7 (15.22%) AIX
7 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
8 4 (8.70%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.35%) Debian
9 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
9 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Configuration Management
2 12 (26.09%) Identity Management
3 6 (13.04%) ITIL
4 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
4 5 (10.87%) Scrum
5 4 (8.70%) Quality Management
5 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.70%) Time Management
5 4 (8.70%) QMS
5 4 (8.70%) Software Deployment
6 3 (6.52%) Network Design
7 2 (4.35%) Project Management
7 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (2.17%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.17%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) Python
1 14 (30.43%) Bash Shell
2 8 (17.39%) SQL
3 6 (13.04%) C
4 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.87%) Embedded C
4 5 (10.87%) Lua
5 2 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Degree
2 6 (13.04%) HP ASE
2 6 (13.04%) HP MASE
2 6 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) CCNP
4 1 (2.17%) CCDP
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.17%) RHCE
4 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (8.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (45.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (36.96%) Active Directory
3 13 (28.26%) Hyper-V
4 12 (26.09%) GPFS
5 10 (21.74%) Samba
5 10 (21.74%) NFS
6 8 (17.39%) Xen
7 6 (13.04%) XenServer
8 2 (4.35%) XenApp
9 1 (2.17%) Squid
9 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Backup Exec
1 8 (17.39%) Bcfg2
2 7 (15.22%) ARCserve
3 4 (8.70%) NetBackup
3 4 (8.70%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (4.35%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.17%) Cobbler
5 1 (2.17%) Nagios
5 1 (2.17%) Legato
5 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) VMware
2 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
3 19 (41.30%) HP
4 13 (28.26%) 3PAR
5 12 (26.09%) Cisco
6 10 (21.74%) IBM
6 10 (21.74%) EMC
7 9 (19.57%) NetApp
8 8 (17.39%) Dell
8 8 (17.39%) Citrix
9 7 (15.22%) Veeam
9 7 (15.22%) Juniper
9 7 (15.22%) WatchGuard
10 3 (6.52%) Hitachi
10 3 (6.52%) Brocade
11 2 (4.35%) Scalix
11 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
11 2 (4.35%) Sun
11 2 (4.35%) BMC
11 2 (4.35%) Oracle