The table below looks at the statistics for Fibre Channel skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 764 657 785
Rank change year-on-year
-107 +128
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 190 314 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.07% 1.57% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 165 266 169
Median salary £52,500 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £95,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
17715 20057 20420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.26% 18.19% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 14702 15885 16189
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Fibre Channel as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fibre Channel within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -89 189 £52,500 -8.69% 22
London -92 84 £57,500 -11.53% 7
South East +43 72 £57,500 +23.65% 12
West Midlands -4 20 £50,000 +11.11%
City of London +29 19 £57,500 -4.16% 3
Berkshire +21 19 £57,500 +29.21% 4
East Sussex +36 15 £70,000 +64.70% 1
Surrey -1 14 £55,000 +26.43% 4
Lewes -3 12 £70,000 +64.70%
Redditch - 12 £50,000 -
Worcestershire - 12 £50,000 -
Reading +5 11 £60,000 +44.57% 3
Buckinghamshire +28 10 £46,750 +10.00%
Milton Keynes +30 9 £48,500 +14.11%
Sidcup - 9 £29,000 -
Oxford +11 8 £47,500 -8.65%
Oxfordshire 0 8 £47,500 -7.76%
Mayfair - 7 £100,000 -
Redhill +11 6 £60,000 -
North Yorkshire +5 6 £45,000 -25.00%
Yorkshire -5 6 £45,000 +2.85% 2
Newbury - 6 £30,500 -
East Midlands +19 5 £33,000 -17.50%
Derbyshire +6 5 £33,000 -5.71%
Guildford 0 5 £37,500 -11.76%
Derby -1 5 £33,000 -5.71%
Warwickshire - 4 £43,000 -
Harrogate +9 3 £47,500 -
Hampshire +6 3 £35,000 +7.69% 2
West Sussex -1 3 £36,500 -8.75%

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing Fibre Channel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Fibre Channel.

1 287 (73.78%) VMware
2 264 (67.87%) SAN
3 249 (64.01%) Windows
4 238 (61.18%) Cisco
5 231 (59.38%) iSCSI
6 226 (58.10%) VMware Infrastructure
7 188 (48.33%) Linux
8 163 (41.90%) Firewall
9 148 (38.05%) Microsoft
10 139 (35.73%) Data Centre
11 125 (32.13%) vSphere
12 124 (31.88%) Windows Server
13 114 (29.31%) Hyper-V
14 101 (25.96%) HP
15 100 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
16 99 (25.45%) NetApp
17 98 (25.19%) NFS
18 95 (24.42%) EMC
19 93 (23.91%) TCP/IP
20 90 (23.14%) FCoE
21 87 (22.37%) Active Directory
22 86 (22.11%) Citrix
23 81 (20.82%) ITIL
24 80 (20.57%) WAN
24 80 (20.57%) DNS
25 73 (18.77%) Windows Server 2008
26 72 (18.51%) Unix
27 71 (18.25%) LAN
28 63 (16.20%) MS Exchange
28 63 (16.20%) VPN

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 63 (16.20%) MS Exchange
2 39 (10.03%) Exchange Server 2013
2 39 (10.03%) IIS
3 29 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2000
4 19 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (4.37%) Apache
5 17 (4.37%) OpenStack
6 13 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (3.34%) Tomcat
7 12 (3.08%) SharePoint
8 8 (2.06%) Skype for Business
9 7 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (1.80%) Oracle Coherence
9 7 (1.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 7 (1.80%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.29%) SAS
11 4 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.03%) nginx
12 3 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 49 (12.60%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.80%) MS Office
3 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.77%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 33 (8.48%) IaaS
2 26 (6.68%) PaaS
3 9 (2.31%) Office 365
4 8 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (1.03%) Mimecast
7 4 (1.03%) SaaS
8 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.26%) Joyent
8 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 264 (67.87%) SAN
2 231 (59.38%) iSCSI
3 163 (41.90%) Firewall
4 93 (23.91%) TCP/IP
5 90 (23.14%) FCoE
6 80 (20.57%) DNS
6 80 (20.57%) WAN
7 71 (18.25%) LAN
8 63 (16.20%) Cisco ASA
8 63 (16.20%) VPN
9 56 (14.40%) NAS
10 42 (10.80%) Multicast
10 42 (10.80%) SSL
11 40 (10.28%) Cisco Nexus
11 40 (10.28%) IPsec
12 35 (9.00%) Cisco IOS
13 34 (8.74%) VoIP
14 33 (8.48%) Wireless
15 32 (8.23%) DHCP
16 27 (6.94%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (10.80%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.14%) Oracle Database
3 16 (4.11%) MySQL
4 7 (1.80%) Hadoop
4 7 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.54%) OLTP
5 6 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (1.29%) HBase
7 4 (1.03%) DB2
8 3 (0.77%) OLAP
8 3 (0.77%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (0.77%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.77%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.77%) VLDB
9 2 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.26%) KDB
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (4.37%) Git (software)
1 17 (4.37%) Jenkins
2 16 (4.11%) Subversion
3 12 (3.08%) Ant
3 12 (3.08%) GCC
4 5 (1.29%) JIRA
4 5 (1.29%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (1.29%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.03%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.26%) GDB
General
1 62 (15.94%) Finance
2 19 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.86%) Financial Institution
4 10 (2.57%) Banking
5 8 (2.06%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.80%) Billing
6 7 (1.80%) Marketing
7 6 (1.54%) German Language
7 6 (1.54%) Law
8 4 (1.03%) Electronics
8 4 (1.03%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.03%) Japanese Language
9 2 (0.51%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.26%) French Language
10 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (15.17%) Consultant
2 57 (14.65%) Administrator
3 54 (13.88%) VMware Engineer
4 51 (13.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 44 (11.31%) Analyst
6 39 (10.03%) Systems Administrator
7 36 (9.25%) Storage Engineer
7 36 (9.25%) Support Analyst
8 32 (8.23%) Architect
8 32 (8.23%) Support Engineer
8 32 (8.23%) Technical Analyst
9 31 (7.97%) Technical Support
10 30 (7.71%) Network Consultant
11 29 (7.46%) Systems Engineer
11 29 (7.46%) Technical Support Analyst
12 28 (7.20%) Infrastructure Architect
12 28 (7.20%) Network Engineer
13 26 (6.68%) IT Manager
13 26 (6.68%) Systems Manager
13 26 (6.68%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.91%) .NET
2 12 (3.08%) FIX Protocol
3 10 (2.57%) LAMP
4 8 (2.06%) XML
5 7 (1.80%) Middleware
6 5 (1.29%) 802.1X
6 5 (1.29%) Web Services
7 4 (1.03%) COM
7 4 (1.03%) Rendezvous
7 4 (1.03%) WSH
8 3 (0.77%) HTML
8 3 (0.77%) Ultra Messaging
8 3 (0.77%) XML Schema
8 3 (0.77%) XSLT
9 2 (0.51%) Flash
9 2 (0.51%) LEMP Stack
10 1 (0.26%) JSON
10 1 (0.26%) OAuth
10 1 (0.26%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.26%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 139 (35.73%) Data Centre
2 57 (14.65%) EMC VNX
3 54 (13.88%) Clustering
4 49 (12.60%) Replication
5 28 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (6.43%) PKI
7 24 (6.17%) EMC VMAX
8 21 (5.40%) HP StoreVirtual
9 19 (4.88%) Enterprise Storage
10 12 (3.08%) Enterprise Cloud
10 12 (3.08%) VCE vBlock
11 11 (2.83%) Hedge funds
11 11 (2.83%) Statistics
12 10 (2.57%) Driving Licence
13 8 (2.06%) Computer Science
13 8 (2.06%) FlexPod
14 5 (1.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 5 (1.29%) e-Health
14 5 (1.29%) EqualLogic
14 5 (1.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 249 (64.01%) Windows
2 188 (48.33%) Linux
3 124 (31.88%) Windows Server
4 100 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 73 (18.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 72 (18.51%) Unix
7 38 (9.77%) Solaris
8 34 (8.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 33 (8.48%) Windows 2000 Server
10 29 (7.46%) Windows 8
11 28 (7.20%) CentOS
12 26 (6.68%) Windows Server 2003
13 24 (6.17%) Data ONTAP
14 13 (3.34%) Windows 7
15 12 (3.08%) Oracle Linux
16 10 (2.57%) Debian
16 10 (2.57%) Windows 2000
16 10 (2.57%) Windows NT
17 9 (2.31%) VMS
18 8 (2.06%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (20.82%) ITIL
2 61 (15.68%) Mentoring
3 53 (13.62%) Capacity Planning
4 51 (13.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 44 (11.31%) Presales
6 37 (9.51%) Performance Monitoring
7 33 (8.48%) Performance Tuning
7 33 (8.48%) Vulnerability Management
8 32 (8.23%) Capacity Management
8 32 (8.23%) Root Cause Analysis
9 31 (7.97%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 31 (7.97%) Server Virtualisation
10 30 (7.71%) Change Management
10 30 (7.71%) Migration
11 28 (7.20%) Data Centre Operations
12 27 (6.94%) Incident Management
13 24 (6.17%) Performance Analysis
14 23 (5.91%) Load Balancing
15 22 (5.66%) Operations Management
15 22 (5.66%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (15.94%) PowerShell
2 39 (10.03%) Bash Shell
3 31 (7.97%) C
4 30 (7.71%) Java
5 28 (7.20%) Perl
6 27 (6.94%) Ruby
7 26 (6.68%) Shell Script
8 23 (5.91%) Python
9 21 (5.40%) SQL
10 16 (4.11%) PHP
11 11 (2.83%) Korn
12 5 (1.29%) JavaScript
12 5 (1.29%) VB
12 5 (1.29%) VBScript
13 3 (0.77%) AWK
13 3 (0.77%) C++
13 3 (0.77%) Embedded C
13 3 (0.77%) sed
14 2 (0.51%) C#
15 1 (0.26%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 57 (14.65%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (11.05%) CCNP
3 40 (10.28%) CCNA
4 31 (7.97%) Degree
5 29 (7.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 28 (7.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (6.17%) MCSE
8 17 (4.37%) CCIE
9 15 (3.86%) RHCE
10 11 (2.83%) MCITP
10 11 (2.83%) MCSA
11 7 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.80%) NCDA
12 6 (1.54%) Security Cleared
13 5 (1.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (1.03%) EMC Certification
14 4 (1.03%) MCP
15 3 (0.77%) NCIE
15 3 (0.77%) VCP4
15 3 (0.77%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 28 (7.20%) SLA
2 14 (3.60%) QA
3 8 (2.06%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 226 (58.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 125 (32.13%) vSphere
3 114 (29.31%) Hyper-V
4 98 (25.19%) NFS
5 87 (22.37%) Active Directory
6 60 (15.42%) VMware ESXi
7 51 (13.11%) VMware ESX
8 38 (9.77%) XenApp
9 25 (6.43%) Xen
10 15 (3.86%) KVM
10 15 (3.86%) XenDesktop
11 12 (3.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 11 (2.83%) SRDF
13 10 (2.57%) vCloud
13 10 (2.57%) XenServer
14 8 (2.06%) GlusterFS
14 8 (2.06%) Oracle RAC
15 6 (1.54%) Firmware
16 5 (1.29%) VMFS
16 5 (1.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 48 (12.34%) NetBackup
2 47 (12.08%) SCCM
3 31 (7.97%) vMotion
4 28 (7.20%) Backup Exec
5 27 (6.94%) SCOM
6 25 (6.43%) Puppet
7 19 (4.88%) WSUS
8 17 (4.37%) Oracle ZFS
8 17 (4.37%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 15 (3.86%) SELinux
10 14 (3.60%) EMC VPLEX
11 11 (2.83%) Simpana
12 10 (2.57%) SnapMirror
13 9 (2.31%) SnapVault
14 8 (2.06%) Cisco Prime
14 8 (2.06%) Red Hat Satellite
14 8 (2.06%) Zenoss
15 6 (1.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 4 (1.03%) ZABBIX
17 3 (0.77%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 287 (73.78%) VMware
2 238 (61.18%) Cisco
3 148 (38.05%) Microsoft
4 101 (25.96%) HP
5 99 (25.45%) NetApp
6 95 (24.42%) EMC
7 86 (22.11%) Citrix
8 55 (14.14%) Oracle
9 54 (13.88%) Red Hat
10 49 (12.60%) Dell
11 42 (10.80%) Brocade
12 33 (8.48%) Avaya
13 30 (7.71%) Symantec
14 29 (7.46%) Juniper
14 29 (7.46%) Veritas
15 28 (7.20%) IBM
16 26 (6.68%) 3PAR
17 24 (6.17%) CommVault
18 20 (5.14%) Veeam
19 15 (3.86%) CheckPoint
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + on call
Posted: 17 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
EXCELerate
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Health, Life Insurance
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: Unspecified Excellent negotiable salary plus variable plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: Unspecified Excellent negotiable salary plus variable plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
H&R Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
McLaren Racing
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spinnaker Red
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum and Fantastic Benefits, inc. Healthc
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £85,000 to £120,000 per annum Health, Pension, stock
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
TDA Group
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + +Bonus +30 days holiday
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 DOE + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Training & Development
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Development and Infrastructure
Salary: £80k - 100k per year
Posted: 12 days ago
South West London
Digital Media Services
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum (DoE)
Posted: 13 days ago
Basingstoke
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spinnaker Red
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 20 days ago
Southampton
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £36000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + generous holiday and pension
Posted: 21 days ago
Sittingbourne
Pro-Quest
Salary: 28000-37000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago