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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 732 675 722
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +47
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 206 215 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.00% 0.95% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 169 171 142
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £88,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,044
% change year-on-year
- +28.40%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20651 22515 22399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.83% 19.91% 17.81%
Number of salaries quoted 16370 18140 18686
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -56 192 £49,500 +10.00% 11
London -39 70 £57,500 +4.54% 4
South East -6 45 £47,500 +15.15% 2
South West +24 27 £45,000 +47.54% 3
West Midlands +22 25 £40,750 +1.87% 1
Berkshire +7 23 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Bristol +20 18 £43,750 +43.44%
Reading +5 12 £45,000 +14.64% 1
City of London -3 12 £63,750 +6.25% 1
Bracknell +23 10 £47,500 -17.39%
East of England -46 9 £45,250 -9.50% 1
Hampshire +1 8 £51,000 +20.00% 1
Gloucestershire - 7 £45,000 -
Coventry - 7 £50,000 -
Birmingham +4 6 £43,500 -
Surrey -4 5 £51,000 -2.85%
Scotland - 5 £55,000 - 1
Wales - 5 £37,500 -
South Wales - 5 £37,500 -
Docklands, London 0 4 £100,000 +81.81%
Oxfordshire -18 4 £41,250 -14.94%
West Yorkshire -31 4 £37,500 -37.50%
Yorkshire -51 4 £37,500 -6.25%
Welwyn Garden City +13 3 - -
Basingstoke +12 3 £51,000 +20.00%
Hertfordshire -1 3 - -
Leeds -22 3 £58,125 -3.12%
Bedfordshire -31 3 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Littlehampton - 3 £32,500 -
West Sussex - 3 £32,500 -

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 269 (80.06%) SAN
2 199 (59.23%) VMware
3 192 (57.14%) Windows
4 162 (48.21%) HP
5 156 (46.43%) iSCSI
6 129 (38.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 127 (37.80%) NetApp
8 126 (37.50%) EMC
9 122 (36.31%) Cisco
10 120 (35.71%) Active Directory
11 103 (30.65%) Linux
12 102 (30.36%) Windows Server 2008
13 101 (30.06%) IBM
13 101 (30.06%) Microsoft
14 91 (27.08%) NAS
15 89 (26.49%) vSphere
15 89 (26.49%) ITIL
16 80 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
17 75 (22.32%) WAN
18 73 (21.73%) Citrix
19 72 (21.43%) SQL Server
20 67 (19.94%) LAN
20 67 (19.94%) Dell
20 67 (19.94%) NetBackup
21 63 (18.75%) SQL
21 63 (18.75%) Brocade
22 60 (17.86%) VMware ESX
23 57 (16.96%) UNIX
23 57 (16.96%) Solaris
24 53 (15.77%) Oracle

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 40 (11.90%) MS Exchange
2 30 (8.93%) SharePoint
3 26 (7.74%) Exchange Server 2007
3 26 (7.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (6.85%) IIS
5 22 (6.55%) Lync
6 13 (3.87%) Apache
6 13 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (2.68%) Tomcat
9 8 (2.38%) SAS
10 5 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 5 (1.49%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.49%) Oracle Coherence
11 4 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.89%) nginx
12 3 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.60%) Zimbra
14 1 (0.30%) Site Server
Applications
1 26 (7.74%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.36%) MS Office
3 10 (2.98%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.49%) RMDS
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.19%) SaaS
2 2 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 269 (80.06%) SAN
2 156 (46.43%) iSCSI
3 91 (27.08%) NAS
4 75 (22.32%) WAN
5 67 (19.94%) LAN
6 51 (15.18%) Firewall
7 50 (14.88%) TCP/IP
8 49 (14.58%) FCoE
9 38 (11.31%) DNS
10 36 (10.71%) VLAN
11 31 (9.23%) VPN
12 29 (8.63%) DHCP
13 23 (6.85%) Multicast
14 21 (6.25%) 4G
15 17 (5.06%) NetScaler
16 15 (4.46%) VoIP
17 14 (4.17%) Ethernet
18 13 (3.87%) LDAP
19 12 (3.57%) SNMP
20 11 (3.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (4.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (3.57%) MySQL
5 11 (3.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (2.38%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (1.49%) HBase
9 3 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.89%) Redis
9 3 (0.89%) Riak
9 3 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.89%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.30%) Subversion
2 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
General
1 34 (10.12%) Finance
2 28 (8.33%) Banking
3 13 (3.87%) Legal
4 8 (2.38%) Marketing
4 8 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.08%) Local Government
6 5 (1.49%) Electronics
6 5 (1.49%) Automotive
7 4 (1.19%) Retail
8 3 (0.89%) Advertising
9 2 (0.60%) Publishing
9 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.30%) Law
10 1 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 76 (22.62%) Consultant
2 38 (11.31%) Architect
3 37 (11.01%) Storage Engineer
4 31 (9.23%) Support Engineer
5 29 (8.63%) SAN Consultant
6 23 (6.85%) Senior Support Engineer
7 21 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
8 20 (5.95%) Storage Consultant
8 20 (5.95%) Infrastructure Architect
9 19 (5.65%) Administrator
9 19 (5.65%) Analyst
10 18 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 16 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
12 12 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
12 12 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
13 11 (3.27%) Service Manager
13 11 (3.27%) IT Support
14 10 (2.98%) Microsoft Consultant
15 9 (2.68%) Infrastructure Specialist
15 9 (2.68%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.38%) LAMP
2 6 (1.79%) .NET
3 5 (1.49%) Rendezvous
3 5 (1.49%) Middleware
3 5 (1.49%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.49%) XML
3 5 (1.49%) XSLT
3 5 (1.49%) HTML
4 3 (0.89%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (0.60%) COM
5 2 (0.60%) RSS
6 1 (0.30%) Flash
6 1 (0.30%) Web Services
6 1 (0.30%) WDF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.42%) CLARiiON
2 32 (9.52%) Replication
3 31 (9.23%) Clustering
4 15 (4.46%) Firmware
5 13 (3.87%) Open Source
6 12 (3.57%) EqualLogic
6 12 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (1.79%) Celerra
7 6 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.79%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.19%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.89%) Biometrics
9 3 (0.89%) LIMS
9 3 (0.89%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.89%) NHS
9 3 (0.89%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.89%) CESG
9 3 (0.89%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.60%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 192 (57.14%) Windows
2 103 (30.65%) Linux
3 102 (30.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 80 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 57 (16.96%) UNIX
5 57 (16.96%) Solaris
6 49 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (5.06%) HPUX
8 14 (4.17%) Windows XP
9 12 (3.57%) Windows 7
9 12 (3.57%) AIX
10 10 (2.98%) Windows 2000 Server
11 8 (2.38%) Mac OS X
12 7 (2.08%) VMS
12 7 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.19%) Debian
14 3 (0.89%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.89%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.60%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.60%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (26.49%) ITIL
2 52 (15.48%) Capacity Planning
3 32 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 31 (9.23%) Service Management
5 28 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 26 (7.74%) Performance Tuning
7 24 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
7 24 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 23 (6.85%) Benchmarking
9 21 (6.25%) Load Balancing
10 19 (5.65%) Migration
10 19 (5.65%) Configuration Management
11 15 (4.46%) Identity Management
12 14 (4.17%) PRINCE2
12 14 (4.17%) Change Management
12 14 (4.17%) MOF
13 12 (3.57%) Capacity Management
14 11 (3.27%) Project Management
15 10 (2.98%) Supplier Management
15 10 (2.98%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (18.75%) SQL
2 22 (6.55%) Bash Shell
3 20 (5.95%) C
4 19 (5.65%) Python
5 17 (5.06%) PowerShell
6 10 (2.98%) Perl
7 5 (1.49%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.49%) Java
8 4 (1.19%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.19%) VB
9 3 (0.89%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.89%) Ruby
10 1 (0.30%) AWK
10 1 (0.30%) Tcl
10 1 (0.30%) VBScript
10 1 (0.30%) C++
10 1 (0.30%) sed
Qualifications
1 50 (14.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (13.69%) MCSE
3 31 (9.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 26 (7.74%) Degree
5 23 (6.85%) MCSA
6 22 (6.55%) Security Cleared
7 21 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (5.65%) SC Cleared
9 18 (5.36%) Citrix Certification
10 14 (4.17%) CCNP
11 12 (3.57%) MCITP
11 12 (3.57%) CCA
11 12 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (3.27%) CCNA
13 10 (2.98%) CCEA
14 7 (2.08%) RHCE
14 7 (2.08%) VCP5
15 6 (1.79%) VCAP
15 6 (1.79%) VCP4
15 6 (1.79%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (10.71%) SLA
2 10 (2.98%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.19%) QA
3 4 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.19%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 129 (38.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 120 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 89 (26.49%) vSphere
4 60 (17.86%) VMware ESX
5 49 (14.58%) NFS
6 45 (13.39%) Hyper-V
7 44 (13.10%) XenApp
8 25 (7.44%) VMware ESXi
9 24 (7.14%) XenDesktop
9 24 (7.14%) SRDF
10 16 (4.76%) XenServer
11 12 (3.57%) Xen
12 11 (3.27%) Samba
13 10 (2.98%) Microsoft App-V
14 9 (2.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 5 (1.49%) Terminal Services
15 5 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
15 5 (1.49%) KVM
16 3 (0.89%) StorNext
17 2 (0.60%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 67 (19.94%) NetBackup
2 31 (9.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 31 (9.23%) HP Data Protector
3 28 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 27 (8.04%) SCOM
5 23 (6.85%) BMC PATROL
6 19 (5.65%) WSUS
7 18 (5.36%) Backup Exec
8 17 (5.06%) Legato
9 15 (4.46%) SCCM
10 10 (2.98%) Nagios
11 8 (2.38%) Bcfg2
11 8 (2.38%) HP SIM
12 7 (2.08%) SCVMM
12 7 (2.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 6 (1.79%) SCSM
13 6 (1.79%) SCDPM
13 6 (1.79%) SCOrch
14 4 (1.19%) Red Hat Satellite
15 3 (0.89%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 199 (59.23%) VMware
2 162 (48.21%) HP
3 127 (37.80%) NetApp
4 126 (37.50%) EMC
5 122 (36.31%) Cisco
6 101 (30.06%) IBM
6 101 (30.06%) Microsoft
7 73 (21.73%) Citrix
8 67 (19.94%) Dell
9 63 (18.75%) Brocade
10 53 (15.77%) Oracle
10 53 (15.77%) Sun
11 51 (15.18%) Hitachi
12 24 (7.14%) BMC
13 23 (6.85%) Intel
13 23 (6.85%) Fujitsu
14 22 (6.55%) Veritas
15 21 (6.25%) Symantec
16 17 (5.06%) 3PAR
17 16 (4.76%) Red Hat
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Car, pension, laptop, phone
Posted: 5 hours ago
Weston-Super-Mare, Avon
networx
Salary: Start Salary £42,024 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £38000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits,Bonus,Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aradco VSI Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
BBC Worldwide Ltd
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 16 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Peak Staff
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 23 days ago
Moorgate, London, United Kingdom
Markit UK
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago