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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 230 211 212
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 9 24 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.39% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.74% 2.34% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 2
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £27,500 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,400 £38,157 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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
1213 1026 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.23% 16.83% 16.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1020 814 731
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 -24 7 £41,500 +18.57%
Devon - 1 £22,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £50,000 -
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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%) SAN
2 9 (90.00%) NetBackup
3 8 (80.00%) HP
3 8 (80.00%) EMC
3 8 (80.00%) NetApp
3 8 (80.00%) IBM
4 7 (70.00%) C
4 7 (70.00%) Veritas
4 7 (70.00%) Legato
4 7 (70.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (70.00%) Hitachi
4 7 (70.00%) Dell Compellent
5 3 (30.00%) iSCSI
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (20.00%) UNIX
6 2 (20.00%) Citrix
6 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
6 2 (20.00%) Symantec
6 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (20.00%) XenApp
7 1 (10.00%) XenServer
7 1 (10.00%) Veeam
7 1 (10.00%) vSphere
7 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
7 1 (10.00%) Network Management
7 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) NAS
4 1 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Storage Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) SAN Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior UNIX Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX Support
4 1 (10.00%) Senior UNIX Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior UNIX Support
4 1 (10.00%) Senior UNIX Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Senior UNIX Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Support
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Linux Support
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) HPUX
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Change Management
1 1 (10.00%) Network Management
1 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) RHCE
1 1 (10.00%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (10.00%) XenServer
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) NetBackup
2 7 (70.00%) Legato
2 7 (70.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (10.00%) SCCM
4 1 (10.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) IBM
1 8 (80.00%) HP
1 8 (80.00%) EMC
1 8 (80.00%) NetApp
2 7 (70.00%) Veritas
2 7 (70.00%) Hitachi
2 7 (70.00%) Dell Compellent
3 2 (20.00%) Symantec
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) CommVault
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) IronPort
4 1 (10.00%) Veeam
4 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (10.00%) Websense
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat