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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 683 667 642
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -25
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 215 216 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.06% 1.16% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 175 184 232
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-14.44% +9.75%

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
20333 18564 22220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.05% 17.39% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 16090 15077 18216
Average salary £44,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -31 197 £55,000 +22.22% 20
London +54 123 £65,000 +36.84% 9
South East -13 30 £36,250 -22.45% 3
City of London +23 24 £62,500 +38.88% 4
Berkshire +8 20 £35,000 -3.44% 2
East of England -42 14 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Reading +2 13 £37,500 -6.25% 2
West Midlands -3 10 £38,500 -12.00% 1
Coventry - 10 £38,500 -
Scotland -15 7 £55,000 +34.16%
South West -23 7 £24,000 -46.66% 1
Wales +9 6 £46,250 +17.02% 1
South Wales +6 6 £46,250 +17.02%
Manchester -6 6 £38,750 -13.88%
North West -26 6 £38,750 -13.88%
Edinburgh - 6 £50,000 -
Essex +6 5 £37,500 -31.81% 1
Surrey -9 5 £49,500 -1.00%
Hertfordshire -15 5 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Watford - 5 £55,000 -
Bristol -4 4 £24,000 -46.66%
Yorkshire -36 4 £48,750 +28.28% 2
Oxfordshire -7 3 £29,500 -39.17%
Bedfordshire -16 3 £30,000 -40.00%
Leeds -27 3 £45,000 -18.18% 2
West Yorkshire -36 3 £45,000 +18.42% 2
Colchester - 3 - - 1
Caerphilly +12 2 £51,250 -14.58%
Newbury +10 2 £32,500 -7.14%
Bracknell -5 2 £37,500 -

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 328 (75.23%) SAN
2 285 (65.37%) Windows
3 220 (50.46%) VMware
4 213 (48.85%) Linux
5 206 (47.25%) Cisco
6 188 (43.12%) iSCSI
6 188 (43.12%) VMware Infrastructure
7 172 (39.45%) EMC
8 170 (38.99%) HP
9 153 (35.09%) SQL Server
9 153 (35.09%) Active Directory
10 150 (34.40%) Microsoft
10 150 (34.40%) NetApp
11 147 (33.72%) NAS
12 134 (30.73%) IBM
13 122 (27.98%) Firewall
14 120 (27.52%) Oracle
15 114 (26.15%) MS Exchange
16 112 (25.69%) LAN
17 100 (22.94%) NFS
18 99 (22.71%) ITIL
19 98 (22.48%) SQL
20 97 (22.25%) Windows Server 2008
21 96 (22.02%) WAN
22 92 (21.10%) Solaris
23 90 (20.64%) FCoE
24 88 (20.18%) Windows Server 2012
25 87 (19.95%) Citrix
26 80 (18.35%) vSphere
27 74 (16.97%) Brocade

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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
1 114 (26.15%) MS Exchange
2 68 (15.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 65 (14.91%) IIS
4 44 (10.09%) SharePoint
5 40 (9.17%) Apache
6 30 (6.88%) Lync
7 28 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2007
8 27 (6.19%) Tomcat
9 25 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2003
10 22 (5.05%) WebSphere
11 20 (4.59%) Oracle Coherence
11 20 (4.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 18 (4.13%) SAS
13 14 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2013
14 10 (2.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 9 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
16 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
17 2 (0.46%) Zimbra
17 2 (0.46%) OpenStack
17 2 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 57 (13.07%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (4.59%) RMDS
2 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.21%) Office 365
2 8 (1.83%) SaaS
3 6 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.23%) PaaS
7 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 328 (75.23%) SAN
2 188 (43.12%) iSCSI
3 147 (33.72%) NAS
4 122 (27.98%) Firewall
5 112 (25.69%) LAN
6 96 (22.02%) WAN
7 90 (20.64%) FCoE
8 73 (16.74%) DNS
9 62 (14.22%) DHCP
10 55 (12.61%) TCP/IP
11 49 (11.24%) Multicast
12 42 (9.63%) Ethernet
13 38 (8.72%) NetScaler
14 36 (8.26%) Cisco ASA
15 34 (7.80%) VPN
15 34 (7.80%) Internet
16 33 (7.57%) FTP
17 29 (6.65%) Cisco Nexus
18 26 (5.96%) LDAP
19 25 (5.73%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (35.09%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (4.59%) Hadoop
3 20 (4.59%) HBase
4 18 (4.13%) MySQL
5 16 (3.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (3.44%) Oracle Database
7 11 (2.52%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.83%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.92%) OLTP
9 4 (0.92%) DB2
9 4 (0.92%) OLAP
9 4 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.69%) Big Data
11 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 10 (2.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.38%) Maven
2 6 (1.38%) Selenium
2 6 (1.38%) JUnit
2 6 (1.38%) Gerrit
2 6 (1.38%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.69%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.23%) TestNG
4 1 (0.23%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.23%) Subversion
General
1 69 (15.83%) Finance
2 33 (7.57%) Banking
3 16 (3.67%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.06%) Legal
5 8 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.38%) Retail
6 6 (1.38%) Electronics
7 3 (0.69%) German Language
8 2 (0.46%) Publishing
8 2 (0.46%) Marketing
9 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.23%) Automotive
9 1 (0.23%) Law
9 1 (0.23%) Local Government
9 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (19.50%) Architect
2 68 (15.60%) Consultant
3 57 (13.07%) Infrastructure Architect
4 44 (10.09%) Administrator
5 38 (8.72%) Storage Engineer
6 36 (8.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 34 (7.80%) Support Engineer
8 31 (7.11%) Analyst
9 28 (6.42%) Storage Consultant
10 27 (6.19%) Systems Administrator
11 24 (5.50%) Solutions Architect
12 23 (5.28%) Storage Architect
13 20 (4.59%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
13 20 (4.59%) Lead Solutions Architect
13 20 (4.59%) Lead Architect
14 19 (4.36%) IT Support
14 19 (4.36%) Technical Manager
15 17 (3.90%) SAN Consultant
15 17 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
16 15 (3.44%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.73%) HTML
2 21 (4.82%) XML
3 20 (4.59%) XSLT
3 20 (4.59%) Rendezvous
3 20 (4.59%) Middleware
4 11 (2.52%) REST
5 8 (1.83%) LAMP
6 5 (1.15%) MSMQ
7 4 (0.92%) Web Services
8 3 (0.69%) JMS
8 3 (0.69%) .NET
8 3 (0.69%) Apache Axis
9 2 (0.46%) OC4J
9 2 (0.46%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (0.23%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.23%) WDF
10 1 (0.23%) JSON
10 1 (0.23%) MDX
10 1 (0.23%) COM
10 1 (0.23%) Java Concurrency
Miscellaneous
1 53 (12.16%) Replication
2 46 (10.55%) Clustering
3 33 (7.57%) CLARiiON
4 28 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (4.82%) Management Information System
6 18 (4.13%) Firmware
7 17 (3.90%) Open Source
8 16 (3.67%) Computer Science
9 14 (3.21%) Hedge funds
9 14 (3.21%) Enterprise Storage
10 12 (2.75%) CMDB
10 12 (2.75%) EqualLogic
11 11 (2.52%) Blackberry
12 8 (1.83%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.69%) LIMS
13 3 (0.69%) Symmetrix
13 3 (0.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 3 (0.69%) HP StorageWorks
13 3 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 285 (65.37%) Windows
2 213 (48.85%) Linux
3 97 (22.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 92 (21.10%) Solaris
5 88 (20.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 65 (14.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 58 (13.30%) UNIX
8 41 (9.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (4.59%) AIX
10 19 (4.36%) Windows 7
11 15 (3.44%) Mac OS X
11 15 (3.44%) HPUX
12 12 (2.75%) Windows XP
12 12 (2.75%) CentOS
13 11 (2.52%) Windows 8
14 7 (1.61%) VMS
14 7 (1.61%) Ubuntu
15 6 (1.38%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (1.38%) Windows 2000
16 5 (1.15%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (22.71%) ITIL
2 63 (14.45%) Performance Tuning
3 53 (12.16%) Disaster Recovery
4 46 (10.55%) Benchmarking
5 35 (8.03%) Capacity Planning
6 32 (7.34%) Data Protection
6 32 (7.34%) Network Design
7 27 (6.19%) Capacity Management
8 26 (5.96%) Load Balancing
8 26 (5.96%) Configuration Management
8 26 (5.96%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (5.28%) Service Delivery
9 23 (5.28%) PRINCE2
10 20 (4.59%) Project Management
10 20 (4.59%) Migration
11 16 (3.67%) BCP
12 15 (3.44%) Asset Management
13 14 (3.21%) Incident Management
13 14 (3.21%) ITIL V3
14 13 (2.98%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 98 (22.48%) SQL
2 42 (9.63%) PowerShell
3 40 (9.17%) Perl
4 37 (8.49%) Bash Shell
5 33 (7.57%) JavaScript
6 31 (7.11%) Java
7 25 (5.73%) C
7 25 (5.73%) Python
8 13 (2.98%) VBScript
9 8 (1.83%) VB
10 5 (1.15%) Embedded C
10 5 (1.15%) Lua
11 4 (0.92%) C++
12 3 (0.69%) AWK
12 3 (0.69%) sed
13 2 (0.46%) Tcl
13 2 (0.46%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.46%) PowerHouse
13 2 (0.46%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (10.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (9.63%) MCSE
3 41 (9.40%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (8.94%) Degree
5 37 (8.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 35 (8.03%) CCNA
7 20 (4.59%) Citrix Certification
8 18 (4.13%) CCA
9 14 (3.21%) MCITP
10 11 (2.52%) MCSA
11 10 (2.29%) CCNP
12 9 (2.06%) VCP5
13 8 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (1.83%) SC Cleared
13 8 (1.83%) Security Cleared
13 8 (1.83%) NCDA
14 6 (1.38%) CCIE
14 6 (1.38%) APMP
15 5 (1.15%) IBM Certification
16 4 (0.92%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (8.72%) SLA
2 6 (1.38%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.69%) COBIT
4 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 188 (43.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 153 (35.09%) Active Directory
3 100 (22.94%) NFS
4 80 (18.35%) vSphere
5 71 (16.28%) Hyper-V
6 68 (15.60%) XenApp
7 51 (11.70%) SRDF
8 47 (10.78%) VMware ESX
9 41 (9.40%) XenDesktop
10 30 (6.88%) VMware ESXi
10 30 (6.88%) Oracle RAC
11 19 (4.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 18 (4.13%) XenServer
13 16 (3.67%) Samba
14 14 (3.21%) UAG
15 12 (2.75%) GPFS
16 11 (2.52%) Xen
16 11 (2.52%) Microsoft App-V
17 10 (2.29%) IAG
18 5 (1.15%) KVM
Systems Management
1 58 (13.30%) NetBackup
2 41 (9.40%) Backup Exec
3 24 (5.50%) HP Data Protector
4 21 (4.82%) EMC NetWorker
5 20 (4.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 15 (3.44%) Legato
6 15 (3.44%) ARCserve
7 14 (3.21%) SCCM
8 10 (2.29%) WSUS
9 9 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (1.83%) FortiGate
10 8 (1.83%) McAfee ePO
10 8 (1.83%) Bcfg2
10 8 (1.83%) SCOrch
11 7 (1.61%) HP SIM
11 7 (1.61%) Nagios
12 5 (1.15%) BMC PATROL
13 4 (0.92%) SCOM
13 4 (0.92%) Data Guard
13 4 (0.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 220 (50.46%) VMware
2 206 (47.25%) Cisco
3 172 (39.45%) EMC
4 170 (38.99%) HP
5 150 (34.40%) Microsoft
5 150 (34.40%) NetApp
6 134 (30.73%) IBM
7 120 (27.52%) Oracle
8 87 (19.95%) Citrix
9 74 (16.97%) Brocade
10 69 (15.83%) Dell
11 59 (13.53%) Symantec
12 53 (12.16%) Red Hat
13 48 (11.01%) Intel
14 42 (9.63%) Juniper
15 41 (9.40%) Veeam
16 33 (7.57%) Hitachi
17 31 (7.11%) Sybase
18 29 (6.65%) Sun
19 22 (5.05%) WatchGuard
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Citrix
Posted: Yesterday
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, 23days
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
EXCELerate
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £60k & Bonus, Car, Health, Pension,
Posted: Yesterday
Wales
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28695.00 - £32277.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Negotiable DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + £10k bonus, £6k car, negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Salary: Salary & package reflects the seniority of this post. please call.
Posted: 6 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Three People
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + competitive bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago