The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 694 558 643
Rank change year-on-year
-136 +85
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 224 337 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.31% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.10% 1.71% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 191 294 227
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £41,747 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.77% -1.77%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20438 19756 21051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.37% 18.15% 17.85%
Number of salaries quoted 16418 15894 17380
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -117 216 £51,250 +13.88% 16
London -42 114 £65,000 +36.84% 11
East of England -38 20 £43,750 -16.66% 3
South East -56 20 £37,000 -12.94% 2
West Midlands +15 19 £38,000 -15.55%
South West -7 19 £35,000 -22.22%
City of London -5 14 £62,500 +25.00% 2
Coventry +13 13 £35,500 +1.42%
Berkshire -1 12 £36,000 -15.29% 1
Reading -2 10 £37,250 -6.87% 1
Bedfordshire -12 9 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Hertfordshire -16 9 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Watford -11 8 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Scotland -22 8 £55,000 +34.16%
Yorkshire -41 8 £55,000 +44.73%
Bristol +1 7 £24,000 -46.66%
North West -17 7 £40,000 +5.96%
Surrey +5 6 £45,000 +12.50%
Wales -6 6 £36,250 -8.22% 4
South Wales -8 6 £36,250 -8.22% 4
Cardiff -8 6 £36,250 -8.25% 3
Dagenham - 6 £35,000 -
Luton - 6 £42,500 - 1
Somerset - 6 £36,500 -
South Yorkshire - 6 £55,000 -
Warwickshire +13 5 £41,500 -7.77%
Manchester -1 5 £32,500 -27.77%
Rotherham - 5 £55,000 -
Bath - 5 £36,500 -
Dorset - 5 £29,000 -

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 335 (78.45%) SAN
2 261 (61.12%) Windows
3 221 (51.76%) VMware
4 198 (46.37%) HP
5 194 (45.43%) Linux
6 193 (45.20%) Cisco
7 178 (41.69%) EMC
8 177 (41.45%) iSCSI
9 169 (39.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 168 (39.34%) NetApp
11 150 (35.13%) IBM
12 138 (32.32%) Microsoft
13 135 (31.62%) NAS
14 131 (30.68%) SQL Server
15 128 (29.98%) Active Directory
16 109 (25.53%) LAN
17 105 (24.59%) Oracle
18 104 (24.36%) WAN
18 104 (24.36%) Firewall
19 98 (22.95%) Windows Server 2008
20 94 (22.01%) SQL
21 91 (21.31%) Solaris
22 84 (19.67%) NFS
23 82 (19.20%) MS Exchange
23 82 (19.20%) ITIL
24 80 (18.74%) Windows Server 2012
25 79 (18.50%) Brocade
26 75 (17.56%) Dell
26 75 (17.56%) FCoE
27 73 (17.10%) vSphere

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 82 (19.20%) MS Exchange
2 63 (14.75%) IIS
3 51 (11.94%) SharePoint
4 48 (11.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 33 (7.73%) Apache
6 27 (6.32%) Lync
7 23 (5.39%) Tomcat
8 18 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2007
9 16 (3.75%) WebSphere
10 14 (3.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 14 (3.28%) Oracle Coherence
11 12 (2.81%) SAS
12 11 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2003
13 7 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.70%) nginx
15 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
15 3 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
16 2 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
16 2 (0.47%) GlassFish
Applications
1 49 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.64%) MS Office
3 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (3.28%) RMDS
2 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.58%) SaaS
2 8 (1.87%) Office 365
3 3 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.23%) PaaS
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 335 (78.45%) SAN
2 177 (41.45%) iSCSI
3 135 (31.62%) NAS
4 109 (25.53%) LAN
5 104 (24.36%) WAN
5 104 (24.36%) Firewall
6 75 (17.56%) FCoE
7 58 (13.58%) DNS
8 50 (11.71%) DHCP
9 48 (11.24%) TCP/IP
10 43 (10.07%) Multicast
11 35 (8.20%) VPN
12 32 (7.49%) Internet
13 29 (6.79%) Cisco ASA
13 29 (6.79%) Ethernet
14 28 (6.56%) FTP
15 26 (6.09%) VLAN
16 20 (4.68%) NetScaler
16 20 (4.68%) Cisco Nexus
17 19 (4.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (30.68%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.15%) MySQL
2 22 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (3.98%) Hadoop
4 14 (3.28%) HBase
5 13 (3.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (2.58%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.64%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.94%) DB2
9 4 (0.94%) OLAP
9 4 (0.94%) OLTP
9 4 (0.94%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.70%) Redis
10 3 (0.70%) Riak
10 3 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.70%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (0.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.23%) Subversion
2 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 46 (10.77%) Finance
2 36 (8.43%) Banking
3 13 (3.04%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.11%) Legal
4 9 (2.11%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.87%) Marketing
6 7 (1.64%) Retail
6 7 (1.64%) Electronics
7 2 (0.47%) Automotive
7 2 (0.47%) Publishing
7 2 (0.47%) German Language
8 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.23%) Local Government
8 1 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 90 (21.08%) Consultant
2 76 (17.80%) Architect
3 50 (11.71%) Infrastructure Architect
4 43 (10.07%) Storage Engineer
5 41 (9.60%) Administrator
6 37 (8.67%) Storage Consultant
7 35 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 28 (6.56%) Support Engineer
9 27 (6.32%) SAN Consultant
10 26 (6.09%) Systems Administrator
11 23 (5.39%) Analyst
12 21 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
13 20 (4.68%) Technical Consultant
13 20 (4.68%) IT Support
14 16 (3.75%) Storage Architect
14 16 (3.75%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
15 15 (3.51%) Senior Support Engineer
16 14 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
16 14 (3.28%) Lead Architect
16 14 (3.28%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.45%) HTML
2 14 (3.28%) XML
2 14 (3.28%) XSLT
2 14 (3.28%) Rendezvous
2 14 (3.28%) Middleware
3 8 (1.87%) LAMP
3 8 (1.87%) .NET
4 5 (1.17%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (1.17%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.17%) REST
5 2 (0.47%) RSS
5 2 (0.47%) COM
5 2 (0.47%) OC4J
6 1 (0.23%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.23%) WDF
6 1 (0.23%) Web Services
6 1 (0.23%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.60%) Clustering
2 36 (8.43%) CLARiiON
3 34 (7.96%) Replication
4 18 (4.22%) Firmware
5 14 (3.28%) Management Information System
6 13 (3.04%) Open Source
7 12 (2.81%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.81%) Hedge funds
8 11 (2.58%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (1.64%) Celerra
10 6 (1.41%) CMDB
11 4 (0.94%) LIMS
12 3 (0.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 3 (0.70%) EqualLogic
12 3 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.47%) SystemC
13 2 (0.47%) VHDL
13 2 (0.47%) Verilog
13 2 (0.47%) Mainframe
13 2 (0.47%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 261 (61.12%) Windows
2 194 (45.43%) Linux
3 98 (22.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 91 (21.31%) Solaris
5 80 (18.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 66 (15.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 66 (15.46%) UNIX
7 30 (7.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (6.09%) AIX
9 20 (4.68%) HPUX
10 19 (4.45%) Windows 7
11 15 (3.51%) Windows XP
12 11 (2.58%) Windows 8
12 11 (2.58%) Mac OS X
13 9 (2.11%) CentOS
13 9 (2.11%) VMS
14 6 (1.41%) Ubuntu
15 5 (1.17%) Debian
16 4 (0.94%) SUSE
17 3 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (19.20%) ITIL
2 62 (14.52%) Capacity Planning
3 57 (13.35%) Performance Tuning
4 53 (12.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 42 (9.84%) Benchmarking
6 36 (8.43%) Network Design
7 28 (6.56%) Load Balancing
8 25 (5.85%) Data Protection
9 24 (5.62%) Configuration Management
10 20 (4.68%) Capacity Management
11 19 (4.45%) Change Management
11 19 (4.45%) Migration
12 18 (4.22%) Service Delivery
13 17 (3.98%) PRINCE2
14 16 (3.75%) E-Commerce
15 14 (3.28%) Business Continuity
16 13 (3.04%) MOF
17 12 (2.81%) Identity Management
17 12 (2.81%) Problem Management
18 11 (2.58%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (22.01%) SQL
2 32 (7.49%) Perl
3 31 (7.26%) C
4 30 (7.03%) PowerShell
5 28 (6.56%) Bash Shell
6 26 (6.09%) Python
7 22 (5.15%) JavaScript
8 14 (3.28%) Java
9 7 (1.64%) VB
10 6 (1.41%) VBScript
11 5 (1.17%) Lua
11 5 (1.17%) Embedded C
11 5 (1.17%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.17%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.94%) C++
13 3 (0.70%) Ruby
13 3 (0.70%) Tcl
13 3 (0.70%) AWK
13 3 (0.70%) sed
14 2 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 45 (10.54%) Microsoft Certification
1 45 (10.54%) MCSE
1 45 (10.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 38 (8.90%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (7.03%) Degree
4 25 (5.85%) CCNA
5 19 (4.45%) Citrix Certification
6 17 (3.98%) Security Cleared
6 17 (3.98%) CCA
7 16 (3.75%) CCNP
8 15 (3.51%) MCITP
9 14 (3.28%) SC Cleared
9 14 (3.28%) VCP5
10 11 (2.58%) MCSA
11 9 (2.11%) CCIE
11 9 (2.11%) CCEA
12 7 (1.64%) VCAP
13 6 (1.41%) MCP
13 6 (1.41%) RHCE
13 6 (1.41%) CNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.49%) SLA
2 8 (1.87%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.94%) QA
5 3 (0.70%) COBIT
5 3 (0.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 169 (39.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 128 (29.98%) Active Directory
3 84 (19.67%) NFS
4 73 (17.10%) vSphere
5 70 (16.39%) VMware ESX
6 56 (13.11%) Hyper-V
7 45 (10.54%) XenApp
7 45 (10.54%) SRDF
8 29 (6.79%) VMware ESXi
9 20 (4.68%) Oracle RAC
10 17 (3.98%) XenDesktop
11 15 (3.51%) Xen
12 14 (3.28%) XenServer
13 13 (3.04%) Samba
14 12 (2.81%) GPFS
15 11 (2.58%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 8 (1.87%) IAG
16 8 (1.87%) UAG
17 6 (1.41%) KVM
18 5 (1.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 67 (15.69%) NetBackup
2 37 (8.67%) Backup Exec
3 34 (7.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 32 (7.49%) HP Data Protector
5 27 (6.32%) EMC NetWorker
6 20 (4.68%) Legato
7 13 (3.04%) SCOM
7 13 (3.04%) BMC PATROL
7 13 (3.04%) ARCserve
8 11 (2.58%) Nagios
9 9 (2.11%) HP SIM
10 8 (1.87%) Bcfg2
10 8 (1.87%) SCCM
11 7 (1.64%) SCOrch
12 4 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (0.94%) Puppet
12 4 (0.94%) Red Hat Satellite
12 4 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.94%) WSUS
12 4 (0.94%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 221 (51.76%) VMware
2 198 (46.37%) HP
3 193 (45.20%) Cisco
4 178 (41.69%) EMC
5 168 (39.34%) NetApp
6 150 (35.13%) IBM
7 138 (32.32%) Microsoft
8 105 (24.59%) Oracle
9 79 (18.50%) Brocade
10 75 (17.56%) Dell
11 65 (15.22%) Citrix
12 54 (12.65%) Sun
13 51 (11.94%) Hitachi
14 49 (11.48%) Symantec
15 44 (10.30%) Intel
16 37 (8.67%) Red Hat
17 31 (7.26%) 3PAR
18 30 (7.03%) Veeam
19 26 (6.09%) Juniper
20 25 (5.85%) Veritas
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £43000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Corporate Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Intapeople
Salary: Oncall + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Luton
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: Benefits,Bonus,Healthcare
Posted: 16 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 22 days ago
South West London
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £54,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + share op's + pen
Posted: 26 days ago