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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fibre Channel (FC)
UK
Rank 692 724 641
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -83
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 157 217 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.22% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.11% 1.29% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 116 176 307
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £75,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-18.09% +23.52%

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
14124 16758 18949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.74% 16.76% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11537 13913 15380
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 20 January 2017 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +37 156 £57,500 +9.52% 8
London +54 88 £67,500 +36.36% 5
South East +52 46 £43,000 -18.09% 1
East of England +33 15 £41,500 +27.69%
Kent +22 15 £32,500 -13.33%
Surrey +38 14 £65,000 +23.80% 1
City of London +20 11 £47,500 -15.55% 1
Sittingbourne - 8 £32,500 -
Berkshire +29 7 £70,000 +24.44%
West Sussex +12 7 £57,500 +79.68%
Cambridgeshire +9 6 - -
Gatwick - 6 £57,500 -
Bracknell +20 5 £70,000 +40.00%
Hertfordshire +2 4 - -
Peterborough - 4 - -
Epsom - 4 - - 1
Watford - 4 - -
Oxfordshire +23 3 £42,500 -
North West -21 3 £53,000 -33.75%
Essex - 3 £41,500 -
Thame - 3 £42,500 -
Reading +18 2 - -
Coventry +8 2 £49,000 +11.36%
West Midlands -13 2 £49,000 +15.29%
Lancashire - 2 - -
Ipswich +21 1 - -
Suffolk +3 1 - -
North East - 1 £37,500 -
Merseyside - 1 £53,000 -
Somerset - 1 £34,500 -

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 231 (73.57%) SAN
2 207 (65.92%) VMware
3 205 (65.29%) Cisco
4 177 (56.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 171 (54.46%) Windows
6 163 (51.91%) iSCSI
7 140 (44.59%) Linux
8 127 (40.45%) WAN
9 124 (39.49%) LAN
10 119 (37.90%) EMC
11 117 (37.26%) NFS
12 114 (36.31%) Hyper-V
13 113 (35.99%) NAS
14 102 (32.48%) NetApp
15 91 (28.98%) Firewall
16 88 (28.03%) HP
17 83 (26.43%) Data Centre
18 82 (26.11%) Amazon AWS
18 82 (26.11%) FCoE
19 78 (24.84%) Microsoft
20 77 (24.52%) Solaris
20 77 (24.52%) Oracle
21 73 (23.25%) Active Directory
21 73 (23.25%) Windows Server 2012
22 71 (22.61%) Finance
23 70 (22.29%) IIS
24 67 (21.34%) Agile Software Development
25 61 (19.43%) Windows Server 2003
25 61 (19.43%) Multicast
26 59 (18.79%) Performance Tuning

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 70 (22.29%) IIS
2 56 (17.83%) Apache
3 55 (17.52%) Oracle Coherence
4 50 (15.92%) Tomcat
5 48 (15.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 48 (15.29%) WebSphere
6 39 (12.42%) MS Exchange
7 21 (6.69%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (3.18%) Skype for Business
9 8 (2.55%) SharePoint
10 7 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (1.59%) SAS
13 4 (1.27%) nginx
14 2 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
15 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 56 (17.83%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.59%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.32%) Autodesk Flame
3 1 (0.32%) Autodesk Smoke
3 1 (0.32%) Avid Media Composer
3 1 (0.32%) Maya
3 1 (0.32%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 28 (8.92%) RMDS
2 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 82 (26.11%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (17.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (8.28%) Office 365
4 6 (1.91%) Mimecast
5 4 (1.27%) IaaS
6 3 (0.96%) PaaS
7 2 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.32%) G Suite
8 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 231 (73.57%) SAN
2 163 (51.91%) iSCSI
3 127 (40.45%) WAN
4 124 (39.49%) LAN
5 113 (35.99%) NAS
6 91 (28.98%) Firewall
7 82 (26.11%) FCoE
8 61 (19.43%) Multicast
9 52 (16.56%) DNS
10 48 (15.29%) HTTP
10 48 (15.29%) VPN
11 44 (14.01%) Wireless
11 44 (14.01%) WLAN
12 42 (13.38%) Cisco ASA
13 39 (12.42%) DHCP
14 32 (10.19%) VoIP
15 28 (8.92%) TCP/IP
16 27 (8.60%) BGP
17 26 (8.28%) Cisco Nexus
18 24 (7.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (16.56%) SQL Server
2 35 (11.15%) Hadoop
2 35 (11.15%) HBase
3 31 (9.87%) OLTP
4 23 (7.32%) DB2
5 22 (7.01%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (6.37%) OLAP
6 20 (6.37%) Oracle OLAP
7 11 (3.50%) MySQL
7 11 (3.50%) VLDB
8 8 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (2.55%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.96%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 7
12 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (2.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.96%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.64%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.64%) JIRA
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.64%) Subversion
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
General
1 71 (22.61%) Finance
2 20 (6.37%) Banking
3 16 (5.10%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.27%) Marketing
4 4 (1.27%) Publishing
4 4 (1.27%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.96%) Financial Institution
5 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.96%) Retail
6 2 (0.64%) German Language
6 2 (0.64%) Legal
7 1 (0.32%) Advertising
7 1 (0.32%) Electronics
7 1 (0.32%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (24.84%) Architect
2 73 (23.25%) Infrastructure Architect
3 68 (21.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 36 (11.46%) Technical Architect
5 34 (10.83%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 34 (10.83%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 33 (10.51%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 31 (9.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 30 (9.55%) Administrator
9 29 (9.24%) Network Engineer
9 29 (9.24%) Solutions Architect
10 27 (8.60%) Network Infrastructure Architect
11 22 (7.01%) Technical Solutions Architect
12 21 (6.69%) Lead Architect
13 19 (6.05%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
13 19 (6.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 18 (5.73%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 18 (5.73%) Server Engineer
15 17 (5.41%) Analyst
15 17 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (15.61%) Middleware
2 30 (9.55%) XML
3 28 (8.92%) HTML
3 28 (8.92%) Rendezvous
3 28 (8.92%) Ultra Messaging
3 28 (8.92%) XSLT
4 22 (7.01%) Flash
4 22 (7.01%) Web Services
5 5 (1.59%) 802.1X
5 5 (1.59%) WSH
6 2 (0.64%) ELK Stack
6 2 (0.64%) JSON
6 2 (0.64%) LAMP
6 2 (0.64%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (0.64%) OpenMP
6 2 (0.64%) REST
6 2 (0.64%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (0.64%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.32%) POSIX
7 1 (0.32%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 83 (26.43%) Data Centre
2 27 (8.60%) Computer Science
3 24 (7.64%) Public Cloud
4 23 (7.32%) Hybrid Cloud
5 19 (6.05%) Clustering
5 19 (6.05%) EMC VNX
6 16 (5.10%) Replication
7 12 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (3.82%) PKI
8 11 (3.50%) Management Information System
8 11 (3.50%) VCE vBlock
9 9 (2.87%) CLARiiON
9 9 (2.87%) EMC VMAX
10 6 (1.91%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (1.27%) CMDB
11 4 (1.27%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.27%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.96%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.96%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.96%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 171 (54.46%) Windows
2 140 (44.59%) Linux
3 77 (24.52%) Solaris
4 73 (23.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 61 (19.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 58 (18.47%) Windows Server
7 42 (13.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 37 (11.78%) Unix
9 29 (9.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (5.10%) CentOS
11 10 (3.18%) VMS
11 10 (3.18%) Windows 2000
11 10 (3.18%) Windows NT
12 9 (2.87%) Windows 7
13 8 (2.55%) Mac OS X
14 6 (1.91%) Debian
14 6 (1.91%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.96%) Data ONTAP
15 3 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.64%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (21.34%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (18.79%) ITIL
2 59 (18.79%) Performance Tuning
3 57 (18.15%) Benchmarking
4 33 (10.51%) Disaster Recovery
5 30 (9.55%) Presales
6 27 (8.60%) Migration
6 27 (8.60%) Project Management
7 23 (7.32%) Load Balancing
7 23 (7.32%) Risk Management
8 18 (5.73%) Capacity Planning
9 16 (5.10%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 16 (5.10%) Network Monitoring
10 14 (4.46%) Change Management
10 14 (4.46%) GAP Analysis
10 14 (4.46%) High Availability
10 14 (4.46%) Time Management
11 12 (3.82%) Critical Success Factor
11 12 (3.82%) Storage Virtualisation
12 11 (3.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (18.47%) SQL
2 45 (14.33%) PowerShell
3 40 (12.74%) Java
4 28 (8.92%) JavaScript
5 24 (7.64%) Python
6 20 (6.37%) Bash Shell
7 10 (3.18%) Go
8 6 (1.91%) Perl
8 6 (1.91%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.91%) VB
9 5 (1.59%) C
9 5 (1.59%) VBScript
10 2 (0.64%) Korn
10 2 (0.64%) Ruby
11 1 (0.32%) C#
11 1 (0.32%) C++
11 1 (0.32%) F#
11 1 (0.32%) Haskell
11 1 (0.32%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 46 (14.65%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (10.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 30 (9.55%) CCNA
4 29 (9.24%) CCNP
5 26 (8.28%) Degree
6 23 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (6.69%) MCSE
8 19 (6.05%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (3.82%) MCSA
10 9 (2.87%) CCIE
11 6 (1.91%) MCITP
11 6 (1.91%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.27%) MCP
13 3 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.96%) Security Cleared
14 2 (0.64%) CCAA
14 2 (0.64%) DBS Check
14 2 (0.64%) NCDA
14 2 (0.64%) PhD
14 2 (0.64%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.32%) PCI DSS
2 13 (4.14%) SLA
3 3 (0.96%) QA
4 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.64%) SSAE 16
5 1 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.32%) EMIR
5 1 (0.32%) MiFID
System Software
1 177 (56.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 117 (37.26%) NFS
3 114 (36.31%) Hyper-V
4 73 (23.25%) Active Directory
5 57 (18.15%) SRDF
6 55 (17.52%) Oracle RAC
7 52 (16.56%) KVM
7 52 (16.56%) Xen
8 36 (11.46%) vSphere
9 21 (6.69%) XenDesktop
10 19 (6.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 19 (6.05%) XenApp
11 18 (5.73%) VMware ESXi
12 15 (4.78%) VMware ESX
13 13 (4.14%) Forefront TMG
13 13 (4.14%) Virtual Machines
14 12 (3.82%) vCloud
15 11 (3.50%) ISA Server
16 10 (3.18%) Terminal Services
17 9 (2.87%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 37 (11.78%) NetBackup
2 20 (6.37%) SCCM
3 18 (5.73%) SCOM
4 13 (4.14%) Oracle ZFS
5 12 (3.82%) vMotion
6 11 (3.50%) McAfee ePO
6 11 (3.50%) Red Hat Satellite
6 11 (3.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 8 (2.55%) FortiGate
7 8 (2.55%) Microsoft Clustering
7 8 (2.55%) Puppet
8 6 (1.91%) Ansible
8 6 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (1.91%) WMI
9 5 (1.59%) Backup Exec
9 5 (1.59%) WSUS
10 4 (1.27%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (1.27%) Salt
10 4 (1.27%) SCVMM
11 3 (0.96%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 207 (65.92%) VMware
2 205 (65.29%) Cisco
3 119 (37.90%) EMC
4 102 (32.48%) NetApp
5 88 (28.03%) HP
6 78 (24.84%) Microsoft
7 77 (24.52%) Oracle
8 59 (18.79%) IBM
9 58 (18.47%) Brocade
10 57 (18.15%) Intel
11 56 (17.83%) Citrix
12 41 (13.06%) F5
13 37 (11.78%) Sybase
14 29 (9.24%) Avaya
15 28 (8.92%) DataSynapse
15 28 (8.92%) TIBCO
16 25 (7.96%) Juniper
17 24 (7.64%) CheckPoint
17 24 (7.64%) Red Hat
18 23 (7.32%) Veritas
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