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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 685 606 623
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +17
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 221 264 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.07% 1.37% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 187 231 239
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.41% -

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
20561 19283 21737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.82% 17.67% 18.27%
Number of salaries quoted 16341 15568 17860
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -44 206 £55,000 +22.22% 16
London +21 121 £65,000 +36.84% 13
City of London +4 22 £65,000 +30.00% 5
South East -28 22 £37,500 -11.76%
Berkshire -19 16 £37,500 +3.44%
South West 0 15 £29,000 -35.55% 2
East of England -32 15 £45,000 -14.28% 1
West Midlands +6 13 £38,500 -14.44%
Coventry - 12 £37,000 -
Reading -5 11 £37,500 -
Scotland -24 9 £55,000 +34.16% 2
Watford -5 7 £45,000 -10.00%
Hertfordshire -6 7 £45,000 +5.88%
Yorkshire -42 7 £55,000 +44.73%
Wales -5 6 £45,000 +13.92% 3
South Wales -10 6 £45,000 +13.92% 3
Manchester -10 6 £32,500 -31.57%
Bedfordshire -13 6 £35,000 -33.33%
North West -19 6 £32,500 -27.77%
Dorset - 5 £29,000 - 1
Rotherham - 5 £55,000 -
Somerset - 5 £36,500 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £55,000 -
Edinburgh - 5 £48,000 - 2
Bath - 5 £36,500 -
Bristol +2 4 £24,000 -46.66%
Surrey -5 4 £45,000 +5.88%
Luton -8 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Caerphilly +12 2 £51,250 -14.58%
Basildon +6 2 - -

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 329 (75.98%) SAN
2 276 (63.74%) Windows
3 217 (50.12%) VMware
4 203 (46.88%) Linux
4 203 (46.88%) Cisco
5 182 (42.03%) HP
6 179 (41.34%) VMware Infrastructure
7 176 (40.65%) iSCSI
8 172 (39.72%) EMC
9 159 (36.72%) NetApp
10 145 (33.49%) NAS
11 143 (33.03%) IBM
12 141 (32.56%) SQL Server
13 139 (32.10%) Active Directory
14 135 (31.18%) Microsoft
15 117 (27.02%) Firewall
16 110 (25.40%) LAN
17 108 (24.94%) Oracle
18 104 (24.02%) WAN
19 100 (23.09%) MS Exchange
20 96 (22.17%) Windows Server 2008
21 92 (21.25%) SQL
22 91 (21.02%) Solaris
22 91 (21.02%) NFS
23 88 (20.32%) ITIL
24 83 (19.17%) Windows Server 2012
25 81 (18.71%) FCoE
26 75 (17.32%) Brocade
27 73 (16.86%) vSphere
28 71 (16.40%) Citrix

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
1 100 (23.09%) MS Exchange
2 67 (15.47%) IIS
3 58 (13.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 47 (10.85%) SharePoint
5 37 (8.55%) Apache
6 30 (6.93%) Lync
7 28 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2007
8 24 (5.54%) Tomcat
9 19 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2003
10 18 (4.16%) WebSphere
11 16 (3.70%) Oracle Coherence
11 16 (3.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 15 (3.46%) SAS
13 8 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (1.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
15 2 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.46%) Drupal
15 2 (0.46%) GlassFish
Applications
1 48 (11.09%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.23%) MS Project
3 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (3.70%) RMDS
2 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.54%) Office 365
2 8 (1.85%) SaaS
3 7 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.23%) PaaS
6 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 329 (75.98%) SAN
2 176 (40.65%) iSCSI
3 145 (33.49%) NAS
4 117 (27.02%) Firewall
5 110 (25.40%) LAN
6 104 (24.02%) WAN
7 81 (18.71%) FCoE
8 70 (16.17%) DNS
9 59 (13.63%) DHCP
10 53 (12.24%) TCP/IP
11 46 (10.62%) Multicast
12 38 (8.78%) VPN
13 35 (8.08%) Ethernet
14 34 (7.85%) Internet
14 34 (7.85%) Cisco ASA
15 32 (7.39%) FTP
16 30 (6.93%) NetScaler
17 26 (6.00%) Cisco Nexus
17 26 (6.00%) VLAN
18 24 (5.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (32.56%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (4.16%) Hadoop
3 18 (4.16%) MySQL
4 16 (3.70%) HBase
5 13 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (2.77%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.85%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.15%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.15%) 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%) Redis
11 2 (0.46%) Riak
11 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.15%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.69%) Gerrit
2 3 (0.69%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.69%) JUnit
2 3 (0.69%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.69%) Maven
2 3 (0.69%) Selenium
3 1 (0.23%) TestNG
3 1 (0.23%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.23%) Subversion
General
1 57 (13.16%) Finance
2 34 (7.85%) Banking
3 15 (3.46%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.08%) Legal
4 9 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.85%) Retail
6 7 (1.62%) Electronics
7 5 (1.15%) Marketing
8 2 (0.46%) German Language
8 2 (0.46%) Publishing
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 81 (18.71%) Architect
2 72 (16.63%) Consultant
3 53 (12.24%) Infrastructure Architect
4 39 (9.01%) Administrator
4 39 (9.01%) Storage Engineer
5 38 (8.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 31 (7.16%) Support Engineer
7 29 (6.70%) Analyst
8 28 (6.47%) Storage Consultant
9 24 (5.54%) Systems Administrator
10 23 (5.31%) Storage Architect
11 20 (4.62%) IT Support
12 19 (4.39%) Solutions Architect
13 17 (3.93%) SAN Consultant
14 16 (3.70%) Lead Architect
14 16 (3.70%) Network Engineer
14 16 (3.70%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
14 16 (3.70%) Lead Solutions Architect
15 14 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
15 14 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.85%) HTML
2 17 (3.93%) XML
3 16 (3.70%) XSLT
3 16 (3.70%) Rendezvous
3 16 (3.70%) Middleware
4 8 (1.85%) LAMP
4 8 (1.85%) REST
5 7 (1.62%) .NET
6 4 (0.92%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.92%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (0.69%) MSMQ
7 3 (0.69%) JMS
7 3 (0.69%) Apache Axis
8 2 (0.46%) OC4J
8 2 (0.46%) Web Services
9 1 (0.23%) Java Concurrency
9 1 (0.23%) RSS
9 1 (0.23%) COM
9 1 (0.23%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.23%) WDF
Miscellaneous
1 48 (11.09%) Clustering
2 44 (10.16%) Replication
3 38 (8.78%) CLARiiON
4 20 (4.62%) Firmware
5 18 (4.16%) Management Information System
6 17 (3.93%) Computer Science
7 15 (3.46%) Open Source
8 13 (3.00%) Enterprise Storage
9 12 (2.77%) Hedge funds
10 8 (1.85%) CMDB
11 7 (1.62%) Celerra
11 7 (1.62%) Blackberry
12 6 (1.39%) Mainframe
12 6 (1.39%) EqualLogic
13 3 (0.69%) HP StorageWorks
13 3 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.69%) LIMS
13 3 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 2 (0.46%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 276 (63.74%) Windows
2 203 (46.88%) Linux
3 96 (22.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 91 (21.02%) Solaris
5 83 (19.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 69 (15.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 62 (14.32%) UNIX
8 35 (8.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (5.31%) AIX
10 19 (4.39%) HPUX
11 16 (3.70%) Windows 7
12 15 (3.46%) Mac OS X
13 12 (2.77%) CentOS
14 10 (2.31%) Windows XP
15 9 (2.08%) VMS
15 9 (2.08%) Windows 8
16 7 (1.62%) Ubuntu
17 5 (1.15%) Debian
18 4 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
18 4 (0.92%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (20.32%) ITIL
2 60 (13.86%) Performance Tuning
3 58 (13.39%) Disaster Recovery
4 47 (10.85%) Capacity Planning
5 43 (9.93%) Benchmarking
6 37 (8.55%) Network Design
7 31 (7.16%) Load Balancing
8 29 (6.70%) Data Protection
9 25 (5.77%) Configuration Management
10 22 (5.08%) Capacity Management
11 20 (4.62%) PRINCE2
12 19 (4.39%) Service Delivery
13 18 (4.16%) Migration
14 16 (3.70%) Change Management
15 15 (3.46%) Project Management
15 15 (3.46%) Business Continuity
16 14 (3.23%) Asset Management
17 13 (3.00%) BCP
18 12 (2.77%) Identity Management
18 12 (2.77%) MOF
Programming Languages
1 92 (21.25%) SQL
2 34 (7.85%) Perl
3 33 (7.62%) Bash Shell
4 32 (7.39%) PowerShell
5 26 (6.00%) JavaScript
6 25 (5.77%) C
6 25 (5.77%) Python
7 23 (5.31%) Java
8 7 (1.62%) VBScript
8 7 (1.62%) VB
9 5 (1.15%) Embedded C
9 5 (1.15%) Lua
10 4 (0.92%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.92%) C++
10 4 (0.92%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.69%) AWK
11 3 (0.69%) Tcl
11 3 (0.69%) sed
12 2 (0.46%) Ruby
12 2 (0.46%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 46 (10.62%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (9.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (9.24%) MCSE
4 34 (7.85%) Degree
5 33 (7.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 32 (7.39%) CCNA
7 17 (3.93%) CCNP
7 17 (3.93%) Citrix Certification
8 16 (3.70%) MCITP
9 15 (3.46%) CCA
10 12 (2.77%) Security Cleared
11 11 (2.54%) SC Cleared
11 11 (2.54%) CCIE
12 10 (2.31%) MCSA
13 8 (1.85%) VCP5
14 6 (1.39%) NCDA
15 5 (1.15%) MCP
15 5 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.92%) IBM Certification
16 4 (0.92%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.85%) SLA
2 7 (1.62%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.69%) COBIT
3 3 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 179 (41.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 139 (32.10%) Active Directory
3 91 (21.02%) NFS
4 73 (16.86%) vSphere
5 61 (14.09%) VMware ESX
5 61 (14.09%) Hyper-V
6 52 (12.01%) XenApp
7 47 (10.85%) SRDF
8 31 (7.16%) XenDesktop
9 27 (6.24%) VMware ESXi
10 23 (5.31%) Oracle RAC
11 16 (3.70%) XenServer
12 14 (3.23%) Samba
12 14 (3.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 13 (3.00%) Xen
14 12 (2.77%) GPFS
15 10 (2.31%) IAG
15 10 (2.31%) UAG
16 7 (1.62%) Microsoft App-V
17 5 (1.15%) KVM
Systems Management
1 57 (13.16%) NetBackup
2 39 (9.01%) Backup Exec
3 25 (5.77%) HP Data Protector
4 23 (5.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 19 (4.39%) EMC NetWorker
6 15 (3.46%) Legato
7 13 (3.00%) ARCserve
8 12 (2.77%) SCCM
9 8 (1.85%) SCOM
9 8 (1.85%) WSUS
9 8 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
9 8 (1.85%) Nagios
9 8 (1.85%) HP SIM
9 8 (1.85%) Bcfg2
10 7 (1.62%) SCOrch
11 6 (1.39%) FortiGate
11 6 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
12 5 (1.15%) BMC PATROL
13 4 (0.92%) Data Guard
13 4 (0.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 217 (50.12%) VMware
2 203 (46.88%) Cisco
3 182 (42.03%) HP
4 172 (39.72%) EMC
5 159 (36.72%) NetApp
6 143 (33.03%) IBM
7 135 (31.18%) Microsoft
8 108 (24.94%) Oracle
9 75 (17.32%) Brocade
10 71 (16.40%) Citrix
11 70 (16.17%) Dell
12 55 (12.70%) Symantec
13 46 (10.62%) Red Hat
14 45 (10.39%) Sun
14 45 (10.39%) Intel
15 40 (9.24%) Hitachi
16 36 (8.31%) Juniper
17 31 (7.16%) Veeam
18 26 (6.00%) Sybase
19 24 (5.54%) Fujitsu
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + £10k bonus, £6k car, negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management - Royal London
Posted: 3 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, 23days
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40 - £45 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £45K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Three People
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 16 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
East London
Agilisys Professional Services Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 26 days ago