The table below looks at the statistics for Fibre Channel skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 613 738 669
Rank change year-on-year
+125 -69
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 303 204 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.50% 1.00% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 260 167 170
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £89,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20204 20462 22582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.23% 16.94% 19.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16033 16204 18194
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Fibre Channel Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Fibre Channel
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Fibre Channel within the UK.

Fibre Channel Salary Trend in the UK

Fibre Channel
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 within the UK.

Fibre Channel Salary Histogram in the UK

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fibre Channel within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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
England +124 296 £57,500 +17.34% 37
London +114 177 £65,000 +13.04% 10
South East +2 48 £45,000 -5.26% 18
City of London +53 37 £57,500 -9.80% 2
East of England +47 26 £45,000 -0.55%
Yorkshire +26 20 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Berkshire 0 20 £46,500 -2.10% 7
Bedfordshire +32 10 £45,000 -
Reading -9 10 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Slough - 10 £46,500 -
Bedford +39 9 £45,000 -5.26%
Surrey +15 9 £42,500 -16.66% 1
North West +10 9 £42,500 - 2
North Yorkshire - 9 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire +5 8 £52,500 -
Essex - 8 £42,500 -
Colchester - 8 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire +16 7 £51,500 +24.84%
Oxford +17 6 £52,000 +15.55%
Buckinghamshire +7 6 £42,500 +26.86% 1
North East +1 6 £42,500 +50.44%
Guildford - 6 £42,500 -
Harrogate - 6 - -
Milton Keynes - 6 £42,500 - 1
East Midlands +17 5 £40,000 +15.94% 1
Manchester +7 4 £77,500 - 2
Welwyn Garden City -8 4 - -
West Midlands -36 4 £35,000 -14.11% 1
West Yorkshire +6 3 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Northumberland +6 3 £40,000 +50.94%

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 527 (83.52%) SAN
2 369 (58.48%) Windows
3 349 (55.31%) Cisco
4 346 (54.83%) VMware
5 315 (49.92%) HP
6 293 (46.43%) Linux
7 258 (40.89%) iSCSI
8 247 (39.14%) EMC
9 245 (38.83%) VMware Infrastructure
10 220 (34.87%) NAS
11 213 (33.76%) NetApp
12 208 (32.96%) WAN
13 188 (29.79%) Active Directory
14 187 (29.64%) Microsoft
15 172 (27.26%) SQL Server
15 172 (27.26%) Firewall
16 165 (26.15%) NFS
17 164 (25.99%) LAN
18 153 (24.25%) Oracle
19 145 (22.98%) Finance
20 141 (22.35%) SQL
21 140 (22.19%) IBM
21 140 (22.19%) Performance Tuning
22 139 (22.03%) FCoE
23 138 (21.87%) Brocade
24 134 (21.24%) Agile Software Development
25 132 (20.92%) vSphere
26 126 (19.97%) CommVault
27 125 (19.81%) Solaris
28 123 (19.49%) Analytical Skills

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 112 (17.75%) MS Exchange
2 101 (16.01%) IIS
3 89 (14.10%) Apache
4 80 (12.68%) Tomcat
5 75 (11.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 75 (11.89%) WebSphere
5 75 (11.89%) Oracle Coherence
6 68 (10.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 51 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2010
8 49 (7.77%) Lync
9 39 (6.18%) Exchange Server 2003
10 26 (4.12%) SharePoint
11 21 (3.33%) SAS
12 18 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2007
13 13 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 9 (1.43%) OpenStack
15 6 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.95%) OpenEdge
16 5 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
17 4 (0.63%) nginx
Applications
1 75 (11.89%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.80%) MS Office
3 3 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 56 (8.87%) RMDS
2 10 (1.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.16%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.80%) Office 365
2 17 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.27%) IaaS
5 6 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.63%) Mimecast
6 4 (0.63%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.63%) SaaS
7 3 (0.48%) PaaS
7 3 (0.48%) Sumo Logic
8 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 527 (83.52%) SAN
2 258 (40.89%) iSCSI
3 220 (34.87%) NAS
4 208 (32.96%) WAN
5 172 (27.26%) Firewall
6 164 (25.99%) LAN
7 139 (22.03%) FCoE
8 117 (18.54%) Multicast
9 89 (14.10%) Cisco ASA
10 87 (13.79%) HTTP
10 87 (13.79%) VPN
11 86 (13.63%) DNS
12 74 (11.73%) TCP/IP
13 69 (10.94%) BGP
14 68 (10.78%) Wireless
15 60 (9.51%) DHCP
16 56 (8.87%) OSPF
17 49 (7.77%) VLAN
17 49 (7.77%) Network Security
17 49 (7.77%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (27.26%) SQL Server
2 57 (9.03%) Hadoop
3 56 (8.87%) HBase
4 51 (8.08%) DB2
5 19 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (2.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (2.69%) MySQL
8 10 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (1.27%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.11%) Relational Database
11 7 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (0.95%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.79%) Big Data
13 5 (0.79%) Oracle OLAP
13 5 (0.79%) OLTP
13 5 (0.79%) OLAP
14 4 (0.63%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.48%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (0.95%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.63%) JIRA
3 2 (0.32%) Selenium
3 2 (0.32%) Gerrit
3 2 (0.32%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.32%) TestLink
3 2 (0.32%) Robot Framework
3 2 (0.32%) JUnit
3 2 (0.32%) Subversion
3 2 (0.32%) Maven
4 1 (0.16%) Bugzilla
General
1 145 (22.98%) Finance
2 38 (6.02%) Banking
3 37 (5.86%) Advertising
4 31 (4.91%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.01%) Manufacturing
6 17 (2.69%) Marketing
7 10 (1.58%) Electronics
8 7 (1.11%) Law
9 6 (0.95%) Legal
10 5 (0.79%) German Language
10 5 (0.79%) Retail
11 3 (0.48%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.48%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 144 (22.82%) Architect
2 124 (19.65%) Infrastructure Architect
3 87 (13.79%) Support Engineer
4 85 (13.47%) Consultant
5 74 (11.73%) Storage Specialist
6 64 (10.14%) Backup Specialist
7 62 (9.83%) Storage Engineer
8 60 (9.51%) Senior Storage Specialist
8 60 (9.51%) 3rd Line Support
9 53 (8.40%) Analyst
10 52 (8.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 48 (7.61%) Solutions Architect
12 47 (7.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 45 (7.13%) Lead Architect
13 45 (7.13%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
14 36 (5.71%) Lead Solutions Architect
15 35 (5.55%) SAN Engineer
15 35 (5.55%) Administrator
16 34 (5.39%) SAN Storage Engineer
17 30 (4.75%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (11.89%) Middleware
2 57 (9.03%) XML
3 56 (8.87%) XSLT
3 56 (8.87%) HTML
3 56 (8.87%) Rendezvous
4 8 (1.27%) Web Services
5 6 (0.95%) Apache Axis
6 5 (0.79%) X-Windows
7 2 (0.32%) REST
7 2 (0.32%) .NET
7 2 (0.32%) J2EE
7 2 (0.32%) Flash
7 2 (0.32%) J2SE
8 1 (0.16%) JMS
8 1 (0.16%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 123 (19.49%) Analytical Skills
2 111 (17.59%) Replication
3 64 (10.14%) CMDB
4 47 (7.45%) Enterprise Storage
5 44 (6.97%) Mainframe
6 38 (6.02%) Clustering
7 17 (2.69%) Computer Science
8 15 (2.38%) Management Information System
9 14 (2.22%) Blackberry
9 14 (2.22%) Private Cloud
10 12 (1.90%) Open Source
10 12 (1.90%) EqualLogic
11 11 (1.74%) FlexPod
11 11 (1.74%) e-Health
12 10 (1.58%) DTV
12 10 (1.58%) Public Cloud
12 10 (1.58%) Enterprise Cloud
13 9 (1.43%) CLARiiON
14 7 (1.11%) Hedge funds
15 6 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 369 (58.48%) Windows
2 293 (46.43%) Linux
3 125 (19.81%) Solaris
4 97 (15.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 92 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 92 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 47 (7.45%) UNIX
6 47 (7.45%) Windows 7
7 39 (6.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (4.91%) CentOS
9 23 (3.65%) Windows 8
10 16 (2.54%) Debian
11 15 (2.38%) Mac OS X
12 14 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
13 12 (1.90%) Windows XP
14 11 (1.74%) Ubuntu
15 7 (1.11%) Android
16 5 (0.79%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.63%) HPUX
18 3 (0.48%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (22.19%) Performance Tuning
2 134 (21.24%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (19.02%) ITIL
4 113 (17.91%) Disaster Recovery
5 108 (17.12%) Benchmarking
6 106 (16.80%) Capacity Planning
7 53 (8.40%) Project Management
8 52 (8.24%) Load Balancing
9 41 (6.50%) Capacity Management
10 40 (6.34%) Service Delivery
11 38 (6.02%) Risk Management
12 34 (5.39%) Performance Monitoring
13 27 (4.28%) Configuration Management
13 27 (4.28%) Migration
14 26 (4.12%) Change Management
14 26 (4.12%) Mentoring
15 24 (3.80%) High Availability
16 21 (3.33%) BCP
17 18 (2.85%) Infrastructure Management
17 18 (2.85%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 141 (22.35%) SQL
2 70 (11.09%) Java
3 60 (9.51%) JavaScript
4 47 (7.45%) Perl
5 42 (6.66%) Python
6 40 (6.34%) PowerShell
7 31 (4.91%) C
8 28 (4.44%) Ruby
9 27 (4.28%) Bash Shell
10 13 (2.06%) Tcl
11 11 (1.74%) PHP
12 8 (1.27%) AWK
12 8 (1.27%) sed
13 5 (0.79%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.63%) VBScript
15 1 (0.16%) VB
15 1 (0.16%) C#
Qualifications
1 84 (13.31%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (10.94%) CCNA
3 58 (9.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 57 (9.03%) MCSE
4 57 (9.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 54 (8.56%) Security Cleared
6 53 (8.40%) CCNP
7 49 (7.77%) SC Cleared
8 46 (7.29%) Degree
9 36 (5.71%) MCSA
10 33 (5.23%) DV Cleared
11 22 (3.49%) CCA
11 22 (3.49%) Citrix Certification
12 15 (2.38%) NCDA
13 11 (1.74%) CCIE
13 11 (1.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 10 (1.58%) BC Cleared
15 9 (1.43%) HP ASE
16 8 (1.27%) CCDP
16 8 (1.27%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (7.45%) SLA
2 31 (4.91%) PCI DSS
3 17 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.43%) QA
5 5 (0.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 245 (38.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 188 (29.79%) Active Directory
3 165 (26.15%) NFS
4 132 (20.92%) vSphere
5 116 (18.38%) SRDF
6 114 (18.07%) Hyper-V
7 62 (9.83%) Oracle RAC
8 43 (6.81%) Xen
9 39 (6.18%) XenApp
10 32 (5.07%) VMware ESXi
11 31 (4.91%) XenDesktop
12 30 (4.75%) KVM
13 17 (2.69%) Samba
13 17 (2.69%) VMware ESX
14 14 (2.22%) Terminal Services
15 8 (1.27%) Firmware
15 8 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
16 7 (1.11%) XenServer
17 6 (0.95%) EMC RecoverPoint
18 5 (0.79%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 40 (6.34%) NetBackup
2 37 (5.86%) FortiGate
3 32 (5.07%) EMC NetWorker
4 27 (4.28%) SCCM
5 24 (3.80%) Cisco Prime
6 22 (3.49%) Backup Exec
7 12 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
7 12 (1.90%) SELinux
8 11 (1.74%) WSUS
8 11 (1.74%) SCOrch
8 11 (1.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 11 (1.74%) SCOM
9 10 (1.58%) Nagios
10 9 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (1.27%) Cobbler
11 8 (1.27%) Legato
12 7 (1.11%) Puppet
13 6 (0.95%) Windows Intune
13 6 (0.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 6 (0.95%) SCSM
Vendors
1 349 (55.31%) Cisco
2 346 (54.83%) VMware
3 315 (49.92%) HP
4 247 (39.14%) EMC
5 213 (33.76%) NetApp
6 187 (29.64%) Microsoft
7 153 (24.25%) Oracle
8 140 (22.19%) IBM
9 138 (21.87%) Brocade
10 126 (19.97%) CommVault
11 109 (17.27%) Citrix
12 108 (17.12%) Intel
13 99 (15.69%) 3PAR
14 81 (12.84%) Symantec
15 69 (10.94%) Dell
16 58 (9.19%) Juniper
17 56 (8.87%) Sybase
17 56 (8.87%) TIBCO
17 56 (8.87%) DataSynapse
17 56 (8.87%) 29West
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + 36 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Ipsus Technologies Ltd
Salary: Negotiable depending on expereince
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
4it Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
University of Southampton
Salary: From £28,695 to £35,256 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + good pension, 36 days holdiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Linlithgow, West Lothian
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension & Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £85,000 to £125,000 per annum bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + £2.4k Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
EXCELerate
Salary: Salary: £70k Basic plus bonus, Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Base salary + flexible benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 9 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
VCG Connect
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Linlithgow, West Lothian
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: 14 days ago