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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 561 745 649
Rank change year-on-year
+184 -96
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 322 130 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.74% 0.73% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 303 102 211
Average salary £50,000 £41,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -13.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,000 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
18559 17813 21817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.82% 17.08% 19.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15078 13984 18103
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +203 311 £50,000 +19.04% 21
London +125 182 £57,500 +12.19% 8
South East +20 54 £42,500 -19.04% 4
City of London +49 48 £57,500 +6.97% 1
Berkshire +28 38 £40,000 -42.85%
East of England +21 36 £42,500 -8.60% 2
Yorkshire +9 22 £42,500 +30.76%
Reading +12 18 £40,000 -42.85%
Essex -4 16 £42,500 -
Colchester - 14 £42,500 -
Guildford +1 10 £45,000 -43.75%
Surrey -2 10 £45,000 -43.75%
Slough - 8 £40,000 -
Bedfordshire +19 7 £42,500 -15.00%
East Midlands +18 7 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands -8 7 £40,000 - 2
Newbury - 7 £35,000 -
North Yorkshire +18 6 £45,000 +38.46%
York +13 6 £45,000 +38.46%
North West -1 6 £35,000 +27.27% 3
Watford - 6 £60,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 6 £60,000 - 2
Manchester - 6 £35,000 - 1
Bedford - 6 £42,500 -
Leeds +14 4 £56,250 -29.68%
Northampton -2 4 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire -4 4 £45,000 -1.09%
West Yorkshire -4 4 £56,250 -29.68%
Northamptonshire -5 4 £40,000 -
Warwickshire -11 3 £40,000 - 1

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 447 (77.20%) SAN
2 346 (59.76%) Windows
3 311 (53.71%) VMware
4 271 (46.80%) Cisco
5 268 (46.29%) HP
6 254 (43.87%) iSCSI
7 232 (40.07%) Linux
8 221 (38.17%) VMware Infrastructure
9 200 (34.54%) EMC
10 199 (34.37%) NAS
11 192 (33.16%) Active Directory
12 187 (32.30%) Microsoft
13 169 (29.19%) NetApp
14 151 (26.08%) SQL Server
15 144 (24.87%) Firewall
16 139 (24.01%) Citrix
17 136 (23.49%) WAN
18 130 (22.45%) NFS
19 129 (22.28%) MS Exchange
20 127 (21.93%) vSphere
21 125 (21.59%) ITIL
22 122 (21.07%) Oracle
23 119 (20.55%) Finance
23 119 (20.55%) Windows Server 2012
24 118 (20.38%) SQL
25 115 (19.86%) LAN
26 113 (19.52%) FCoE
27 112 (19.34%) Brocade
28 109 (18.83%) IBM
29 106 (18.31%) Replication

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (22.28%) MS Exchange
2 71 (12.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 60 (10.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 53 (9.15%) IIS
5 47 (8.12%) Lync
6 44 (7.60%) Apache
7 41 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2003
8 39 (6.74%) Tomcat
9 34 (5.87%) Oracle Coherence
9 34 (5.87%) WebSphere
9 34 (5.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 28 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2007
10 28 (4.84%) SAS
11 16 (2.76%) SharePoint
11 16 (2.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (1.21%) OpenStack
13 6 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.69%) nginx
Applications
1 73 (12.61%) MS Excel
2 27 (4.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 27 (4.66%) RMDS
2 13 (2.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.17%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.59%) IaaS
3 13 (2.25%) Office 365
4 8 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.52%) Sumo Logic
6 2 (0.35%) SaaS
7 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 447 (77.20%) SAN
2 254 (43.87%) iSCSI
3 199 (34.37%) NAS
4 144 (24.87%) Firewall
5 136 (23.49%) WAN
6 115 (19.86%) LAN
7 113 (19.52%) FCoE
8 97 (16.75%) DNS
9 73 (12.61%) DHCP
9 73 (12.61%) Multicast
10 67 (11.57%) Cisco ASA
11 66 (11.40%) TCP/IP
12 60 (10.36%) Wireless
13 52 (8.98%) VPN
14 49 (8.46%) Ethernet
15 48 (8.29%) Cisco Nexus
16 46 (7.94%) NetScaler
17 45 (7.77%) MPLS
18 42 (7.25%) BGP
19 41 (7.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (26.08%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.66%) Hadoop
2 27 (4.66%) HBase
3 22 (3.80%) DB2
4 18 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (1.90%) MySQL
7 8 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (0.86%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.86%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.69%) Big Data
10 4 (0.69%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.52%) OLAP
11 3 (0.52%) OLTP
11 3 (0.52%) Oracle OLAP
12 2 (0.35%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (2.76%) Git (software)
2 11 (1.90%) JUnit
2 11 (1.90%) Maven
2 11 (1.90%) Selenium
2 11 (1.90%) Gerrit
2 11 (1.90%) Jenkins
2 11 (1.90%) TestLink
3 7 (1.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.35%) Subversion
4 2 (0.35%) JIRA
4 2 (0.35%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.17%) TestNG
5 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 119 (20.55%) Finance
2 41 (7.08%) Telecoms
3 40 (6.91%) Banking
4 25 (4.32%) Advertising
5 20 (3.45%) Marketing
5 20 (3.45%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.25%) Electronics
7 8 (1.38%) Law
8 7 (1.21%) Legal
9 6 (1.04%) German Language
10 5 (0.86%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 110 (19.00%) Architect
2 85 (14.68%) Infrastructure Architect
3 78 (13.47%) Consultant
4 67 (11.57%) Support Engineer
5 61 (10.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 55 (9.50%) 3rd Line Support
7 53 (9.15%) Analyst
8 45 (7.77%) Storage Specialist
9 43 (7.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 43 (7.43%) Storage Engineer
10 38 (6.56%) Backup Specialist
11 37 (6.39%) Senior Storage Specialist
12 34 (5.87%) Administrator
13 29 (5.01%) Systems Administrator
13 29 (5.01%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 26 (4.49%) Lead Architect
15 25 (4.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 24 (4.15%) Infrastructure Consultant
16 24 (4.15%) Solutions Architect
17 22 (3.80%) SAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (5.87%) Middleware
2 28 (4.84%) XML
3 27 (4.66%) XSLT
3 27 (4.66%) HTML
3 27 (4.66%) Rendezvous
4 11 (1.90%) REST
5 8 (1.38%) Web Services
6 7 (1.21%) Apache Axis
7 6 (1.04%) MSMQ
8 4 (0.69%) JMS
8 4 (0.69%) X-Windows
9 2 (0.35%) libvirt
9 2 (0.35%) Flash
10 1 (0.17%) J2SE
10 1 (0.17%) JSON
10 1 (0.17%) MDX
10 1 (0.17%) Java Concurrency
Miscellaneous
1 106 (18.31%) Replication
2 93 (16.06%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (10.88%) Clustering
4 47 (8.12%) CMDB
5 45 (7.77%) Enterprise Storage
6 25 (4.32%) Blackberry
7 24 (4.15%) Mainframe
8 21 (3.63%) Management Information System
9 20 (3.45%) EqualLogic
10 18 (3.11%) Computer Science
11 17 (2.94%) CLARiiON
12 14 (2.42%) Open Source
13 13 (2.25%) DTV
14 8 (1.38%) Hedge funds
14 8 (1.38%) Device Driver
15 7 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (1.04%) FlexPod
16 6 (1.04%) e-Health
16 6 (1.04%) Symmetrix
17 5 (0.86%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 346 (59.76%) Windows
2 232 (40.07%) Linux
3 119 (20.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 97 (16.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 93 (16.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 89 (15.37%) Solaris
7 49 (8.46%) Windows 7
8 41 (7.08%) UNIX
9 31 (5.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (3.11%) Windows 8
10 18 (3.11%) CentOS
11 17 (2.94%) Mac OS X
12 15 (2.59%) Windows 2000 Server
13 11 (1.90%) Windows XP
14 8 (1.38%) HPUX
15 7 (1.21%) Debian
15 7 (1.21%) Windows 2000
15 7 (1.21%) Android
16 6 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
17 5 (0.86%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (21.59%) ITIL
2 94 (16.23%) Performance Tuning
3 88 (15.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 72 (12.44%) Agile Software Development
5 71 (12.26%) Capacity Planning
6 67 (11.57%) Benchmarking
7 51 (8.81%) Load Balancing
8 45 (7.77%) Project Management
9 41 (7.08%) Service Delivery
10 34 (5.87%) Migration
11 32 (5.53%) PRINCE2
11 32 (5.53%) Capacity Management
12 29 (5.01%) Performance Monitoring
12 29 (5.01%) BCP
13 25 (4.32%) Configuration Management
14 23 (3.97%) Software Engineering
15 21 (3.63%) Data Protection
16 20 (3.45%) High Availability
16 20 (3.45%) Change Management
17 16 (2.76%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 118 (20.38%) SQL
2 52 (8.98%) Java
3 42 (7.25%) PowerShell
4 40 (6.91%) Python
5 34 (5.87%) Perl
6 32 (5.53%) JavaScript
7 28 (4.84%) C
8 24 (4.15%) Bash Shell
9 15 (2.59%) Ruby
10 11 (1.90%) PHP
11 8 (1.38%) VBScript
12 6 (1.04%) Tcl
13 4 (0.69%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.35%) C++
15 1 (0.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 65 (11.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (10.36%) MCSE
3 59 (10.19%) Cisco Certification
4 58 (10.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 55 (9.50%) CCNA
6 53 (9.15%) Degree
7 38 (6.56%) Security Cleared
8 36 (6.22%) SC Cleared
9 26 (4.49%) DV Cleared
9 26 (4.49%) CCNP
10 25 (4.32%) MCSA
11 21 (3.63%) CCA
11 21 (3.63%) Citrix Certification
12 16 (2.76%) NCDA
13 14 (2.42%) HP ASE
14 10 (1.73%) BC Cleared
15 9 (1.55%) CCIE
16 8 (1.38%) APMP
17 7 (1.21%) IBM Certification
17 7 (1.21%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.56%) SLA
2 24 (4.15%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.21%) QA
System Software
1 221 (38.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 192 (33.16%) Active Directory
3 130 (22.45%) NFS
4 127 (21.93%) vSphere
5 97 (16.75%) Hyper-V
6 76 (13.13%) SRDF
7 71 (12.26%) XenApp
8 45 (7.77%) XenDesktop
9 34 (5.87%) Oracle RAC
10 33 (5.70%) VMware ESXi
11 31 (5.35%) Xen
12 26 (4.49%) VMware ESX
13 23 (3.97%) Microsoft App-V
14 14 (2.42%) Firmware
15 13 (2.25%) XenServer
15 13 (2.25%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 12 (2.07%) Terminal Services
17 10 (1.73%) KVM
18 9 (1.55%) vCloud
19 7 (1.21%) UAG
Systems Management
1 44 (7.60%) NetBackup
2 43 (7.43%) SCCM
3 30 (5.18%) EMC NetWorker
3 30 (5.18%) FortiGate
4 24 (4.15%) Backup Exec
5 21 (3.63%) Cisco Prime
6 19 (3.28%) SCOM
6 19 (3.28%) SCOrch
7 15 (2.59%) WSUS
8 13 (2.25%) McAfee ePO
8 13 (2.25%) SCVMM
9 11 (1.90%) Windows Intune
9 11 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (1.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 11 (1.90%) SCSM
10 10 (1.73%) SELinux
10 10 (1.73%) Puppet
11 9 (1.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 9 (1.55%) Nagios
12 8 (1.38%) Legato
Vendors
1 311 (53.71%) VMware
2 271 (46.80%) Cisco
3 268 (46.29%) HP
4 200 (34.54%) EMC
5 187 (32.30%) Microsoft
6 169 (29.19%) NetApp
7 139 (24.01%) Citrix
8 122 (21.07%) Oracle
9 112 (19.34%) Brocade
10 109 (18.83%) IBM
11 86 (14.85%) CommVault
12 78 (13.47%) Dell
13 75 (12.95%) Symantec
14 67 (11.57%) Intel
15 58 (10.02%) 3PAR
16 53 (9.15%) Juniper
17 45 (7.77%) Red Hat
18 33 (5.70%) SolarWinds
19 30 (5.18%) Sybase
20 28 (4.84%) Apple
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000 - 55000 plus benefits and training
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Microsoft Certs / Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Roc Search
Salary: £48000 - £49000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: circa £60k & Bonus, Car, Health, Pension, Life
Posted: 2 days ago
London
PCR
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + 3k & 28 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
EE
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Microsoft Certs + Package
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 20 days ago
Warwickshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 45000-58000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 60000-70000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Central London / West End
Deluxe Digital London
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 27 days ago