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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 651 687 666
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -21
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 244 215 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.21% 1.15% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 203 174 202
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
20108 18684 22335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.86% 17.20% 19.52%
Number of salaries quoted 15928 15114 18224
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 22 October 2014 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 22 October 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
England +40 215 £50,000 +9.89% 38
London +77 131 £57,500 +21.05% 13
City of London +34 35 £50,000 +12.35% 3
South East -22 32 £40,000 -20.00% 6
East of England -27 27 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Berkshire -5 19 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Reading +2 12 £40,000 - 3
Cambridgeshire -10 10 £46,250 +2.77% 3
Yorkshire -20 10 £45,000 +18.42% 4
Essex - 10 £42,500 - 2
Cambridge +8 9 £40,000 -27.27% 2
West Midlands -22 9 £47,583 +8.76% 1
Scotland -7 8 £47,750 +16.47%
Hertfordshire -26 8 £57,500 +35.29% 1
Edinburgh - 8 £47,750 -
Wales +3 7 £47,500 +26.66% 3
South Wales +8 6 £46,250 +23.33% 3
Surrey -12 6 £54,000 -20.00% 1
Leeds -20 6 £45,000 -18.18%
West Yorkshire -26 6 £45,000 +18.42% 2
Colchester - 6 £42,500 - 2
Watford - 6 £57,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +6 5 £47,500 -2.06%
East Midlands 0 5 £50,000 +11.11%
Coventry - 5 £43,813 -
Buckinghamshire +4 4 £50,000 +29.87%
South West -14 4 £37,500 -11.76% 3
North West -22 4 £45,000 +5.88% 3
East Sussex - 4 £35,243 -
Manchester -11 3 £45,000 +5.88% 2

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

1 336 (72.10%) SAN
2 301 (64.59%) Windows
3 231 (49.57%) VMware
4 226 (48.50%) Linux
5 218 (46.78%) Cisco
6 208 (44.64%) iSCSI
7 198 (42.49%) VMware Infrastructure
8 168 (36.05%) Microsoft
9 167 (35.84%) Active Directory
10 159 (34.12%) EMC
10 159 (34.12%) SQL Server
11 157 (33.69%) HP
12 153 (32.83%) NAS
13 137 (29.40%) NetApp
14 132 (28.33%) Firewall
15 121 (25.97%) IBM
16 120 (25.75%) MS Exchange
17 119 (25.54%) Oracle
18 113 (24.25%) LAN
19 107 (22.96%) Windows Server 2012
20 105 (22.53%) SQL
21 104 (22.32%) Windows Server 2008
22 103 (22.10%) ITIL
22 103 (22.10%) Citrix
23 101 (21.67%) WAN
23 101 (21.67%) NFS
24 96 (20.60%) FCoE
25 87 (18.67%) vSphere
26 82 (17.60%) Finance
26 82 (17.60%) DNS

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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
1 120 (25.75%) MS Exchange
2 73 (15.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 60 (12.88%) IIS
4 41 (8.80%) SharePoint
4 41 (8.80%) Apache
5 30 (6.44%) Tomcat
6 29 (6.22%) Lync
7 26 (5.58%) Exchange Server 2003
8 25 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2007
9 24 (5.15%) WebSphere
10 22 (4.72%) Oracle Coherence
10 22 (4.72%) SAS
10 22 (4.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 17 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2013
12 9 (1.93%) JBoss
12 9 (1.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 8 (1.72%) OpenStack
14 7 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
16 3 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 70 (15.02%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (4.72%) RMDS
2 7 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (2.79%) Office 365
3 11 (2.36%) IaaS
4 6 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.07%) SaaS
6 4 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.21%) PaaS
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 336 (72.10%) SAN
2 208 (44.64%) iSCSI
3 153 (32.83%) NAS
4 132 (28.33%) Firewall
5 113 (24.25%) LAN
6 101 (21.67%) WAN
7 96 (20.60%) FCoE
8 82 (17.60%) DNS
9 62 (13.30%) DHCP
10 61 (13.09%) TCP/IP
11 51 (10.94%) Multicast
12 48 (10.30%) Cisco ASA
13 44 (9.44%) Ethernet
14 41 (8.80%) NetScaler
15 40 (8.58%) VPN
16 37 (7.94%) Internet
17 34 (7.30%) Cisco Nexus
18 32 (6.87%) FTP
19 30 (6.44%) Cisco IOS
20 28 (6.01%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (34.12%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (4.72%) Hadoop
3 22 (4.72%) HBase
4 16 (3.43%) MySQL
4 16 (3.43%) Oracle Database
5 14 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (2.36%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (1.72%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.29%) DB2
9 4 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.86%) OLTP
9 4 (0.86%) OLAP
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.43%) Big Data
10 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (2.79%) Git (software)
2 10 (2.15%) Gerrit
2 10 (2.15%) Jenkins
2 10 (2.15%) TestLink
2 10 (2.15%) Maven
2 10 (2.15%) Selenium
2 10 (2.15%) JUnit
3 7 (1.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.21%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.21%) TestNG
General
1 82 (17.60%) Finance
2 33 (7.08%) Banking
3 31 (6.65%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.22%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.58%) Electronics
6 7 (1.50%) Marketing
7 6 (1.29%) Legal
8 5 (1.07%) Retail
9 4 (0.86%) German Language
10 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.21%) Advertising
11 1 (0.21%) Automotive
11 1 (0.21%) Law
11 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (20.17%) Architect
2 72 (15.45%) Consultant
3 63 (13.52%) Infrastructure Architect
4 50 (10.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 41 (8.80%) Administrator
6 38 (8.15%) Support Engineer
6 38 (8.15%) Analyst
7 34 (7.30%) Storage Engineer
8 27 (5.79%) Solutions Architect
8 27 (5.79%) Storage Architect
9 24 (5.15%) Systems Administrator
10 23 (4.94%) Storage Consultant
11 22 (4.72%) Technical Manager
11 22 (4.72%) Lead Architect
11 22 (4.72%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 22 (4.72%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 22 (4.72%) Lead Solutions Architect
12 19 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support
12 19 (4.08%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 16 (3.43%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.79%) HTML
2 23 (4.94%) XML
3 22 (4.72%) XSLT
3 22 (4.72%) Rendezvous
3 22 (4.72%) Middleware
4 15 (3.22%) REST
5 8 (1.72%) Web Services
6 6 (1.29%) MSMQ
7 3 (0.64%) .NET
7 3 (0.64%) JMS
7 3 (0.64%) Apache Axis
8 2 (0.43%) libvirt
8 2 (0.43%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (0.43%) OC4J
9 1 (0.21%) COM
9 1 (0.21%) JSON
9 1 (0.21%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.21%) MDX
9 1 (0.21%) Java Concurrency
Miscellaneous
1 58 (12.45%) Clustering
2 56 (12.02%) Replication
3 37 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (5.79%) CLARiiON
5 21 (4.51%) Management Information System
6 18 (3.86%) Enterprise Storage
7 15 (3.22%) Hedge funds
7 15 (3.22%) CMDB
8 14 (3.00%) EqualLogic
9 13 (2.79%) Blackberry
9 13 (2.79%) Computer Science
10 9 (1.93%) Mainframe
11 8 (1.72%) Open Source
12 7 (1.50%) DTV
12 7 (1.50%) Device Driver
13 4 (0.86%) Performance Metrics
13 4 (0.86%) SecurID
13 4 (0.86%) Symmetrix
14 3 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
14 3 (0.64%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 301 (64.59%) Windows
2 226 (48.50%) Linux
3 107 (22.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 104 (22.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 80 (17.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 78 (16.74%) Solaris
7 53 (11.37%) UNIX
8 45 (9.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 30 (6.44%) Windows 7
10 14 (3.00%) AIX
11 13 (2.79%) Windows XP
11 13 (2.79%) CentOS
12 11 (2.36%) Windows 8
13 10 (2.15%) HPUX
14 9 (1.93%) Windows 2000 Server
14 9 (1.93%) SELinux
15 7 (1.50%) Windows 2000
15 7 (1.50%) Mac OS X
15 7 (1.50%) Windows Mobile
16 6 (1.29%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (22.10%) ITIL
2 80 (17.17%) Performance Tuning
3 54 (11.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 48 (10.30%) Benchmarking
5 35 (7.51%) PRINCE2
6 33 (7.08%) Network Design
6 33 (7.08%) Data Protection
7 32 (6.87%) Load Balancing
7 32 (6.87%) Capacity Planning
8 30 (6.44%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (6.22%) Capacity Management
10 28 (6.01%) Project Management
11 25 (5.36%) Software Engineering
12 23 (4.94%) Migration
13 19 (4.08%) BCP
13 19 (4.08%) Asset Management
14 17 (3.65%) Service Delivery
15 15 (3.22%) Incident Management
16 14 (3.00%) MOF
16 14 (3.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (22.53%) SQL
2 45 (9.66%) Perl
3 39 (8.37%) PowerShell
4 38 (8.15%) Java
5 36 (7.73%) JavaScript
6 31 (6.65%) C
7 30 (6.44%) Python
8 29 (6.22%) Bash Shell
9 12 (2.58%) VBScript
10 9 (1.93%) Ruby
11 7 (1.50%) PHP
12 6 (1.29%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.29%) Tcl
13 5 (1.07%) VB
13 5 (1.07%) C++
13 5 (1.07%) Embedded C
13 5 (1.07%) Lua
14 2 (0.43%) sed
14 2 (0.43%) AWK
14 2 (0.43%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 55 (11.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (10.73%) MCSE
3 46 (9.87%) Degree
4 44 (9.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 41 (8.80%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (7.51%) CCNA
7 20 (4.29%) Citrix Certification
8 18 (3.86%) CCA
9 10 (2.15%) MCITP
9 10 (2.15%) Security Cleared
9 10 (2.15%) SC Cleared
9 10 (2.15%) MCSA
10 9 (1.93%) CCNP
10 9 (1.93%) NCDA
11 8 (1.72%) VCP5
11 8 (1.72%) APMP
12 7 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (1.29%) CCIE
14 5 (1.07%) IBM Certification
14 5 (1.07%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (8.15%) SLA
2 6 (1.29%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.86%) QA
4 3 (0.64%) COBIT
4 3 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 198 (42.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 167 (35.84%) Active Directory
3 101 (21.67%) NFS
4 87 (18.67%) vSphere
5 80 (17.17%) Hyper-V
6 71 (15.24%) XenApp
7 53 (11.37%) SRDF
8 45 (9.66%) VMware ESX
9 44 (9.44%) XenDesktop
10 32 (6.87%) Oracle RAC
10 32 (6.87%) VMware ESXi
11 23 (4.94%) XenServer
12 21 (4.51%) Firmware
13 20 (4.29%) Microsoft App-V
14 19 (4.08%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 15 (3.22%) UAG
15 15 (3.22%) Xen
16 10 (2.15%) IAG
17 6 (1.29%) Samba
18 5 (1.07%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 50 (10.73%) NetBackup
2 37 (7.94%) Backup Exec
3 25 (5.36%) SCCM
4 21 (4.51%) EMC NetWorker
5 18 (3.86%) SCOrch
6 17 (3.65%) HP Data Protector
7 15 (3.22%) ARCserve
8 13 (2.79%) FortiGate
9 12 (2.58%) SCOM
10 10 (2.15%) SCVMM
10 10 (2.15%) WSUS
11 8 (1.72%) Windows Intune
11 8 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 8 (1.72%) SCSM
11 8 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
12 7 (1.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 7 (1.50%) Norton AntiVirus
12 7 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
13 6 (1.29%) HP SIM
13 6 (1.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 231 (49.57%) VMware
2 218 (46.78%) Cisco
3 168 (36.05%) Microsoft
4 159 (34.12%) EMC
5 157 (33.69%) HP
6 137 (29.40%) NetApp
7 121 (25.97%) IBM
8 119 (25.54%) Oracle
9 103 (22.10%) Citrix
10 73 (15.67%) Dell
11 72 (15.45%) Brocade
12 69 (14.81%) Symantec
13 56 (12.02%) Red Hat
14 50 (10.73%) Intel
15 48 (10.30%) Juniper
16 40 (8.58%) Veeam
17 33 (7.08%) Sybase
18 24 (5.15%) 3PAR
19 22 (4.72%) DataSynapse
19 22 (4.72%) TIBCO
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum excellent salary plus benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
UK
Stott & May
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum + Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
IPS
Salary: package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + £10k bonus, £6k car, negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Extensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Hunter Macdonald
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Attractive bonus, share, pens & healthcare pac
Posted: 5 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, 23days
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Avance Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £3000 - £43000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago