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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 651 713 567
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -146
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 267 223 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.19% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.45% 1.08% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 229 190 296
Average salary £56,250 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £95,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -9.41%

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
18442 20682 19913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.83% 17.66% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 15180 16529 16012
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 July 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 30 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
England +68 258 £57,500 +12.19% 19
London +51 133 £75,000 +15.38% 5
South East +60 76 £45,000 +21.62% 9
Hampshire +49 44 £43,000 +14.66% 3
East of England +11 25 £60,000 +37.14%
City of London +47 24 £60,000 -4.00%
Farnborough - 24 £49,000 - 1
Southampton - 17 £42,500 - 2
Berkshire +12 15 £45,000 +25.00% 2
Hertfordshire +4 13 £72,500 +31.81%
Yorkshire +7 12 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Watford +2 10 £72,500 +31.81%
Reading -4 9 £40,000 +7.38% 1
Essex 0 7 £60,000 -
Colchester - 7 £60,000 -
Slough - 6 £47,500 - 1
Milton Keynes - 6 £40,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £40,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +10 5 £54,000 +54.28%
West Yorkshire +8 5 £57,500 +17.94% 1
Leeds +5 5 £57,500 +17.94% 1
East Midlands +1 5 £35,000 -12.50% 1
South West -25 5 £40,000 +25.00%
Oxford - 5 £54,000 -
Scotland +7 4 £42,500 -22.72% 1
South Yorkshire +3 4 £72,500 +31.81%
Kingston Upon Thames +3 4 £38,066 +7.98%
Sheffield +1 4 £72,500 +81.25%
Surrey +13 3 £60,000 +33.33%
Welwyn Garden City -1 3 - -

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 502 (87.46%) SAN
2 361 (62.89%) Windows
3 344 (59.93%) Cisco
4 335 (58.36%) VMware
5 307 (53.48%) Linux
6 260 (45.30%) EMC
7 243 (42.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 237 (41.29%) iSCSI
9 229 (39.90%) WAN
10 227 (39.55%) NetApp
11 216 (37.63%) NAS
12 200 (34.84%) LAN
13 198 (34.49%) HP
14 188 (32.75%) Oracle
15 184 (32.06%) NFS
15 184 (32.06%) FCoE
16 177 (30.84%) IBM
17 176 (30.66%) Finance
18 170 (29.62%) Active Directory
19 168 (29.27%) Performance Tuning
20 163 (28.40%) SQL
21 159 (27.70%) SQL Server
22 155 (27.00%) Microsoft
23 148 (25.78%) Solaris
24 141 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
24 141 (24.56%) Multicast
24 141 (24.56%) SRDF
25 140 (24.39%) Firewall
26 136 (23.69%) Data Centre
27 130 (22.65%) Benchmarking

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 129 (22.47%) IIS
2 122 (21.25%) Apache
3 115 (20.03%) Tomcat
4 109 (18.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 109 (18.99%) WebSphere
5 103 (17.94%) Oracle Coherence
6 86 (14.98%) MS Exchange
7 45 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
8 41 (7.14%) SharePoint
9 32 (5.57%) Exchange Server 2013
10 21 (3.66%) Lync
11 20 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2003
12 17 (2.96%) OpenStack
13 14 (2.44%) SAS
14 13 (2.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 9 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
16 7 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
17 6 (1.05%) OpenEdge
18 5 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
19 2 (0.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 61 (10.63%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.57%) MS Visio
2 9 (1.57%) MS Office
3 2 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 77 (13.41%) RMDS
2 3 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (5.92%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.61%) IaaS
3 14 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.74%) Office 365
5 9 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.22%) Mimecast
7 5 (0.87%) SaaS
7 5 (0.87%) PaaS
8 4 (0.70%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.17%) Nimbula
10 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 502 (87.46%) SAN
2 237 (41.29%) iSCSI
3 229 (39.90%) WAN
4 216 (37.63%) NAS
5 200 (34.84%) LAN
6 184 (32.06%) FCoE
7 141 (24.56%) Multicast
8 140 (24.39%) Firewall
9 120 (20.91%) HTTP
10 83 (14.46%) VPN
10 83 (14.46%) Cisco ASA
11 74 (12.89%) DNS
12 59 (10.28%) TCP/IP
13 54 (9.41%) OSPF
13 54 (9.41%) BGP
14 44 (7.67%) VLAN
15 41 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
16 39 (6.79%) DHCP
17 34 (5.92%) IPsec
18 33 (5.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (27.70%) SQL Server
2 78 (13.59%) Hadoop
3 77 (13.41%) HBase
4 62 (10.80%) DB2
5 34 (5.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 32 (5.57%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (2.26%) MySQL
9 12 (2.09%) Oracle OLAP
9 12 (2.09%) OLTP
9 12 (2.09%) OLAP
10 9 (1.57%) Big Data
11 7 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.22%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.05%) NoSQL
12 6 (1.05%) Relational Database
13 5 (0.87%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.70%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.52%) RDBMS
16 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (1.22%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.87%) Subversion
3 2 (0.35%) JIRA
General
1 176 (30.66%) Finance
2 28 (4.88%) Banking
3 24 (4.18%) Telecoms
4 17 (2.96%) Advertising
5 8 (1.39%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.05%) Legal
7 5 (0.87%) Back Office
7 5 (0.87%) Retail
8 4 (0.70%) Marketing
8 4 (0.70%) French Language
9 3 (0.52%) German Language
9 3 (0.52%) Italian Language
9 3 (0.52%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.52%) Publishing
9 3 (0.52%) Electronics
10 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.17%) Law
10 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 164 (28.57%) Architect
2 143 (24.91%) Infrastructure Architect
3 86 (14.98%) Solutions Architect
4 79 (13.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 75 (13.07%) Consultant
6 57 (9.93%) Support Engineer
7 55 (9.58%) Lead Architect
8 53 (9.23%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 49 (8.54%) Storage Engineer
10 48 (8.36%) Storage Specialist
11 43 (7.49%) Backup Specialist
12 39 (6.79%) Senior Storage Specialist
13 38 (6.62%) Administrator
14 37 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
15 36 (6.27%) Infrastructure Consultant
16 35 (6.10%) Analyst
17 34 (5.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 33 (5.75%) Systems Engineer
19 32 (5.57%) Technical Architect
20 30 (5.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (18.99%) Middleware
2 78 (13.59%) XML
3 77 (13.41%) XSLT
3 77 (13.41%) Rendezvous
3 77 (13.41%) HTML
3 77 (13.41%) Ultra Messaging
4 16 (2.79%) Web Services
5 3 (0.52%) Apache Axis
6 2 (0.35%) J2SE
6 2 (0.35%) .NET
6 2 (0.35%) J2EE
7 1 (0.17%) COM
7 1 (0.17%) jQuery
7 1 (0.17%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 136 (23.69%) Data Centre
2 99 (17.25%) Analytical Skills
3 88 (15.33%) Replication
4 52 (9.06%) Mainframe
5 41 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
6 40 (6.97%) CMDB
7 38 (6.62%) EMC VNX
8 29 (5.05%) Clustering
9 18 (3.14%) Computer Science
10 15 (2.61%) Management Information System
11 13 (2.26%) EMC VMAX
12 12 (2.09%) Hedge funds
12 12 (2.09%) e-Health
12 12 (2.09%) FlexPod
13 11 (1.92%) Blackberry
14 10 (1.74%) Private Cloud
15 9 (1.57%) Enterprise Cloud
15 9 (1.57%) Statistics
16 8 (1.39%) iPad
16 8 (1.39%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 361 (62.89%) Windows
2 307 (53.48%) Linux
3 148 (25.78%) Solaris
4 92 (16.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 85 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 77 (13.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 40 (6.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 38 (6.62%) UNIX
9 25 (4.36%) CentOS
9 25 (4.36%) Data ONTAP
10 22 (3.83%) Debian
10 22 (3.83%) Fedora
11 16 (2.79%) Ubuntu
11 16 (2.79%) Windows 7
12 12 (2.09%) Windows 2000 Server
13 11 (1.92%) HPUX
13 11 (1.92%) Windows 8
14 7 (1.22%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.70%) VMS
15 4 (0.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (29.27%) Performance Tuning
2 141 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (22.65%) ITIL
3 130 (22.65%) Benchmarking
4 86 (14.98%) Capacity Planning
5 83 (14.46%) Disaster Recovery
6 47 (8.19%) Project Management
7 45 (7.84%) Risk Management
8 40 (6.97%) Change Management
8 40 (6.97%) Capacity Management
9 34 (5.92%) Business Continuity
10 31 (5.40%) Load Balancing
11 27 (4.70%) Performance Analysis
12 25 (4.36%) Configuration Management
13 24 (4.18%) Mentoring
14 23 (4.01%) Service Delivery
14 23 (4.01%) Migration
15 20 (3.48%) Data Protection
16 17 (2.96%) Problem Management
17 16 (2.79%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 163 (28.40%) SQL
2 85 (14.81%) Java
3 81 (14.11%) JavaScript
4 54 (9.41%) PowerShell
5 51 (8.89%) Perl
6 47 (8.19%) Python
7 42 (7.32%) C
8 38 (6.62%) Bash Shell
9 35 (6.10%) Ruby
10 17 (2.96%) Tcl
10 17 (2.96%) Shell Script
11 16 (2.79%) VBScript
12 9 (1.57%) PHP
13 8 (1.39%) AWK
13 8 (1.39%) sed
14 1 (0.17%) VB
14 1 (0.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 82 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (9.23%) CCNP
3 51 (8.89%) CCNA
4 42 (7.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 41 (7.14%) Security Cleared
6 40 (6.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 38 (6.62%) MCSE
8 33 (5.75%) SC Cleared
9 31 (5.40%) Degree
10 17 (2.96%) CCDP
11 15 (2.61%) DV Cleared
12 12 (2.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 12 (2.09%) MCSA
13 10 (1.74%) Citrix Certification
14 9 (1.57%) CCA
14 9 (1.57%) NCDA
15 8 (1.39%) VCP4
16 7 (1.22%) CCEA
16 7 (1.22%) RHCE
17 5 (0.87%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.92%) SLA
1 34 (5.92%) PCI DSS
2 15 (2.61%) QA
3 6 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.87%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 243 (42.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 184 (32.06%) NFS
3 170 (29.62%) Active Directory
4 141 (24.56%) SRDF
5 121 (21.08%) Hyper-V
6 103 (17.94%) vSphere
7 86 (14.98%) Oracle RAC
8 56 (9.76%) KVM
9 53 (9.23%) Xen
10 52 (9.06%) VMware ESXi
11 48 (8.36%) VMware ESX
12 27 (4.70%) XenApp
13 20 (3.48%) XenDesktop
14 18 (3.14%) Samba
15 13 (2.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 11 (1.92%) Firmware
17 9 (1.57%) XenServer
18 8 (1.39%) Terminal Server
18 8 (1.39%) Terminal Services
19 5 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 45 (7.84%) NetBackup
2 34 (5.92%) FortiGate
3 26 (4.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 23 (4.01%) SCCM
5 19 (3.31%) vMotion
6 18 (3.14%) Puppet
7 17 (2.96%) SELinux
8 16 (2.79%) EMC NetWorker
9 15 (2.61%) SCOM
9 15 (2.61%) Backup Exec
10 14 (2.44%) Legato
11 11 (1.92%) SnapMirror
11 11 (1.92%) SnapVault
12 9 (1.57%) EMC VPLEX
13 8 (1.39%) BMC PATROL
13 8 (1.39%) Nagios
13 8 (1.39%) HP Data Protector
14 7 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
14 7 (1.22%) Tivoli
15 6 (1.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 344 (59.93%) Cisco
2 335 (58.36%) VMware
3 260 (45.30%) EMC
4 227 (39.55%) NetApp
5 198 (34.49%) HP
6 188 (32.75%) Oracle
7 177 (30.84%) IBM
8 155 (27.00%) Microsoft
9 129 (22.47%) Intel
10 111 (19.34%) Brocade
11 94 (16.38%) 3PAR
12 77 (13.41%) DataSynapse
12 77 (13.41%) Sybase
12 77 (13.41%) TIBCO
13 76 (13.24%) CommVault
14 56 (9.76%) Citrix
15 53 (9.23%) Red Hat
16 52 (9.06%) Symantec
17 47 (8.19%) Juniper
18 30 (5.23%) Dell
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