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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 214 203 209
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 13 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.099% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.29% 0.59% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 9
Average salary £29,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.55% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £38,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £48,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-9.41% +3.65%
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
1006 842 1132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.31% 16.63% 20.02%
Number of salaries quoted 875 681 959
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £54,500
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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Dorset - 5 £29,000 -
Bristol -6 4 £24,000 -46.66%
Somerset - 4 £36,500 -
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 33 (89.19%) Linux
2 28 (75.68%) iSCSI
3 27 (72.97%) Windows
4 21 (56.76%) SAN
5 17 (45.95%) Active Directory
6 16 (43.24%) Firewall
6 16 (43.24%) Bash Shell
7 15 (40.54%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (40.54%) VMware
7 15 (40.54%) MS Exchange
7 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
8 14 (37.84%) Python
8 14 (37.84%) Solaris
9 13 (35.14%) UNIX
9 13 (35.14%) Open Source
10 12 (32.43%) GPFS
10 12 (32.43%) Identity Management
10 12 (32.43%) Configuration Management
11 11 (29.73%) SharePoint
11 11 (29.73%) Degree
12 10 (27.03%) Samba
12 10 (27.03%) LDAP
12 10 (27.03%) NFS
12 10 (27.03%) SQL
12 10 (27.03%) Cisco
13 9 (24.32%) HP
13 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (21.62%) Bcfg2
14 8 (21.62%) LAMP
14 8 (21.62%) Xen

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (40.54%) MS Exchange
2 11 (29.73%) SharePoint
3 8 (21.62%) IIS
4 7 (18.92%) SAS
4 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.41%) Zimbra
6 1 (2.70%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (75.68%) iSCSI
2 21 (56.76%) SAN
3 16 (43.24%) Firewall
4 10 (27.03%) LDAP
5 8 (21.62%) DNS
5 8 (21.62%) DHCP
6 7 (18.92%) FTP
6 7 (18.92%) WAN
6 7 (18.92%) LAN
6 7 (18.92%) NAS
7 6 (16.22%) Intranet
7 6 (16.22%) Internet
8 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
9 3 (8.11%) VPN
10 2 (5.41%) SSH
11 1 (2.70%) Network Security
11 1 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) JUnit
1 2 (5.41%) Maven
1 2 (5.41%) Selenium
1 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.41%) Gerrit
1 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (13.51%) Electronics
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Systems Administrator
1 11 (29.73%) Administrator
2 8 (21.62%) Support Specialist
2 8 (21.62%) IT Support Specialist
2 8 (21.62%) IT Support
3 5 (13.51%) Software Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Senior IT Support
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) Software Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Service Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Tester
6 2 (5.41%) IT Services Manager
7 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) LAMP
2 7 (18.92%) REST
3 5 (13.51%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Open Source
2 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 33 (89.19%) Linux
2 27 (72.97%) Windows
3 14 (37.84%) Solaris
4 13 (35.14%) UNIX
5 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (21.62%) Mac OS X
7 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (18.92%) AIX
8 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
8 4 (10.81%) Windows 8
9 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (5.41%) Debian
9 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Configuration Management
1 12 (32.43%) Identity Management
2 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
3 6 (16.22%) ITIL
4 5 (13.51%) Scrum
5 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
5 4 (10.81%) Software Deployment
6 3 (8.11%) Network Design
7 2 (5.41%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Project Management
8 1 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) Bash Shell
2 14 (37.84%) Python
3 10 (27.03%) SQL
4 5 (13.51%) Embedded C
4 5 (13.51%) Lua
4 5 (13.51%) C
4 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.41%) Perl
5 2 (5.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) CCNP
2 1 (2.70%) CCDP
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.70%) RHCE
System Software
1 17 (45.95%) Active Directory
2 15 (40.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (32.43%) GPFS
4 10 (27.03%) Samba
4 10 (27.03%) NFS
5 8 (21.62%) Xen
6 6 (16.22%) XenServer
6 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
7 2 (5.41%) XenApp
8 1 (2.70%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) Bcfg2
2 7 (18.92%) ARCserve
2 7 (18.92%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.41%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.70%) Cobbler
4 1 (2.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
1 15 (40.54%) VMware
2 10 (27.03%) Cisco
3 9 (24.32%) HP
4 8 (21.62%) Citrix
5 7 (18.92%) Juniper
5 7 (18.92%) EMC
5 7 (18.92%) IBM
5 7 (18.92%) WatchGuard
5 7 (18.92%) Veeam
5 7 (18.92%) 3PAR
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle
6 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.41%) Scalix
7 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds