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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 655 689 641
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -48
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 239 220 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.31% 1.06% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 199 187 203
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,066 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,000 £95,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -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
18260 20805 18853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.67% 18.13% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15141 16472 15224
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 2015 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 28 August 2015. 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 +32 233 £52,500 -5.40% 17
London -2 110 £62,500 -3.84% 4
South East +61 68 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Hampshire - 25 £42,500 - 1
East of England +3 18 £45,000 - 1
City of London +20 17 £47,500 -26.92%
North West +13 16 £80,000 +146.15% 1
Berkshire +11 16 £45,000 +20.00%
Cheshire - 16 £80,000 -
Northwich - 16 £80,000 -
Southampton - 13 £42,500 -
Farnborough - 12 £45,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -7 9 £72,500 +61.11%
Oxfordshire +10 8 £54,000 +67.44% 1
Slough - 8 £45,000 -
Yorkshire +11 7 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Watford -9 7 £72,500 +61.11%
Oxford - 7 £54,000 -
Milton Keynes - 7 £40,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 7 £40,000 - 1
South West -29 6 £42,500 +46.55% 1
Reading -6 5 - -
West Midlands -12 5 £40,000 +3.89% 1
Kent - 5 £41,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames +12 4 £38,066 +7.98%
Surrey +4 4 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Essex -7 4 £42,500 +13.33%
Leeds +14 3 £57,500 +17.94% 1
West Yorkshire +5 3 £57,500 +17.94% 1
South Yorkshire +3 3 £70,000 +27.27%

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 441 (84.00%) SAN
2 322 (61.33%) Windows
3 320 (60.95%) Cisco
4 288 (54.86%) VMware
5 268 (51.05%) Linux
6 237 (45.14%) EMC
7 230 (43.81%) iSCSI
8 214 (40.76%) VMware Infrastructure
9 208 (39.62%) NetApp
9 208 (39.62%) WAN
10 206 (39.24%) LAN
11 203 (38.67%) NAS
12 191 (36.38%) FCoE
13 168 (32.00%) NFS
14 157 (29.90%) Oracle
15 156 (29.71%) Finance
16 154 (29.33%) HP
17 153 (29.14%) Active Directory
17 153 (29.14%) IBM
18 150 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
19 142 (27.05%) SQL
20 140 (26.67%) Microsoft
21 135 (25.71%) SQL Server
21 135 (25.71%) Solaris
22 130 (24.76%) Hyper-V
23 128 (24.38%) Multicast
24 125 (23.81%) SRDF
25 124 (23.62%) Firewall
26 123 (23.43%) ITIL
27 120 (22.86%) HTTP

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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
1 107 (20.38%) IIS
2 103 (19.62%) Apache
3 102 (19.43%) Tomcat
4 95 (18.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 95 (18.10%) WebSphere
5 89 (16.95%) Oracle Coherence
6 76 (14.48%) MS Exchange
7 41 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2010
8 38 (7.24%) SharePoint
9 22 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2013
10 16 (3.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 14 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
12 13 (2.48%) OpenStack
13 12 (2.29%) SAS
14 11 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2007
14 11 (2.10%) Lync
15 7 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
16 4 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
16 4 (0.76%) OpenEdge
17 2 (0.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 50 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.52%) MS Office
3 7 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 68 (12.95%) RMDS
2 5 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 35 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.86%) IaaS
4 9 (1.71%) Office 365
4 9 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.52%) Mimecast
6 4 (0.76%) SaaS
7 3 (0.57%) PaaS
8 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.19%) Nimbula
9 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 441 (84.00%) SAN
2 230 (43.81%) iSCSI
3 208 (39.62%) WAN
4 206 (39.24%) LAN
5 203 (38.67%) NAS
6 191 (36.38%) FCoE
7 128 (24.38%) Multicast
8 124 (23.62%) Firewall
9 120 (22.86%) HTTP
10 92 (17.52%) DNS
11 81 (15.43%) Cisco ASA
12 78 (14.86%) VPN
13 76 (14.48%) TCP/IP
14 63 (12.00%) OSPF
15 60 (11.43%) BGP
16 59 (11.24%) DHCP
17 56 (10.67%) Cisco Nexus
18 53 (10.10%) VLAN
19 39 (7.43%) Network Security
20 37 (7.05%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 69 (13.14%) Hadoop
3 68 (12.95%) HBase
4 49 (9.33%) DB2
5 29 (5.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 28 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 27 (5.14%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (2.48%) OLTP
9 12 (2.29%) OLAP
9 12 (2.29%) Oracle OLAP
10 10 (1.90%) MySQL
11 9 (1.71%) Big Data
12 5 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.95%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.95%) Data Mining
13 4 (0.76%) NoSQL
14 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.57%) Relational Database
15 1 (0.19%) Riak
Development Applications
1 7 (1.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.95%) Subversion
3 2 (0.38%) JIRA
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
General
1 156 (29.71%) Finance
2 27 (5.14%) Banking
3 19 (3.62%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.71%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.52%) Advertising
6 6 (1.14%) Electronics
6 6 (1.14%) Legal
6 6 (1.14%) Marketing
7 5 (0.95%) Back Office
8 4 (0.76%) French Language
8 4 (0.76%) Retail
8 4 (0.76%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.57%) German Language
9 3 (0.57%) Italian Language
9 3 (0.57%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.57%) Publishing
10 1 (0.19%) Automotive
10 1 (0.19%) Law
10 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 143 (27.24%) Architect
2 125 (23.81%) Infrastructure Architect
3 79 (15.05%) Solutions Architect
4 72 (13.71%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 66 (12.57%) Consultant
6 44 (8.38%) Lead Architect
6 44 (8.38%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 43 (8.19%) Administrator
8 42 (8.00%) Storage Engineer
9 38 (7.24%) Support Engineer
10 35 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 34 (6.48%) Systems Engineer
12 33 (6.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 31 (5.90%) Technical Architect
14 30 (5.71%) Network Engineer
15 29 (5.52%) Analyst
15 29 (5.52%) Storage Specialist
16 28 (5.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
16 28 (5.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
17 26 (4.95%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (18.10%) Middleware
2 69 (13.14%) XML
3 68 (12.95%) XSLT
3 68 (12.95%) HTML
3 68 (12.95%) Rendezvous
3 68 (12.95%) Ultra Messaging
4 13 (2.48%) Web Services
5 3 (0.57%) Apache Axis
6 2 (0.38%) J2SE
7 1 (0.19%) COM
7 1 (0.19%) jQuery
7 1 (0.19%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 116 (22.10%) Data Centre
2 82 (15.62%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (13.90%) Replication
4 41 (7.81%) Mainframe
5 38 (7.24%) Enterprise Storage
6 34 (6.48%) EMC VNX
7 32 (6.10%) Clustering
8 25 (4.76%) CMDB
9 22 (4.19%) Hybrid Cloud
10 17 (3.24%) Computer Science
11 13 (2.48%) Statistics
11 13 (2.48%) Management Information System
12 12 (2.29%) EMC VMAX
13 11 (2.10%) Blackberry
14 10 (1.90%) e-Health
14 10 (1.90%) Hedge funds
14 10 (1.90%) FlexPod
15 8 (1.52%) iPad
15 8 (1.52%) iPhone
16 7 (1.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 322 (61.33%) Windows
2 268 (51.05%) Linux
3 135 (25.71%) Solaris
4 84 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 73 (13.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 61 (11.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 33 (6.29%) UNIX
8 29 (5.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (4.57%) Data ONTAP
10 22 (4.19%) Fedora
11 17 (3.24%) CentOS
12 16 (3.05%) Debian
13 15 (2.86%) Ubuntu
14 12 (2.29%) Windows 2000 Server
15 11 (2.10%) Windows 7
15 11 (2.10%) HPUX
16 9 (1.71%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.95%) VMS
18 4 (0.76%) AIX
18 4 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 123 (23.43%) ITIL
3 116 (22.10%) Benchmarking
4 112 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (12.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 65 (12.38%) Capacity Planning
6 41 (7.81%) Change Management
7 40 (7.62%) Project Management
8 37 (7.05%) Load Balancing
9 35 (6.67%) Risk Management
10 34 (6.48%) E-Commerce
10 34 (6.48%) Business Continuity
11 30 (5.71%) Performance Analysis
11 30 (5.71%) Capacity Management
12 26 (4.95%) Migration
13 22 (4.19%) Mentoring
13 22 (4.19%) Data Protection
14 21 (4.00%) Configuration Management
15 17 (3.24%) Service Delivery
15 17 (3.24%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 142 (27.05%) SQL
2 76 (14.48%) Java
3 70 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 51 (9.71%) PowerShell
5 45 (8.57%) Perl
6 44 (8.38%) Python
7 39 (7.43%) C
8 37 (7.05%) Bash Shell
9 33 (6.29%) Ruby
10 16 (3.05%) Tcl
11 14 (2.67%) VBScript
12 13 (2.48%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.71%) PHP
14 6 (1.14%) AWK
14 6 (1.14%) sed
15 1 (0.19%) Korn
15 1 (0.19%) VB
15 1 (0.19%) C#
Qualifications
1 83 (15.81%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (11.24%) CCNP
3 39 (7.43%) Security Cleared
4 36 (6.86%) CCNA
5 33 (6.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 33 (6.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 32 (6.10%) SC Cleared
7 30 (5.71%) MCSE
8 22 (4.19%) CCIE
9 20 (3.81%) Degree
10 13 (2.48%) CCDP
11 12 (2.29%) DV Cleared
12 10 (1.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 8 (1.52%) VCP4
13 8 (1.52%) NCDA
14 7 (1.33%) RHCE
15 6 (1.14%) MCITP
16 5 (0.95%) CEH
17 4 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
18 3 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.71%) PCI DSS
2 18 (3.43%) SLA
3 15 (2.86%) QA
4 5 (0.95%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 214 (40.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 168 (32.00%) NFS
3 153 (29.14%) Active Directory
4 130 (24.76%) Hyper-V
5 125 (23.81%) SRDF
6 77 (14.67%) vSphere
7 75 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
8 53 (10.10%) KVM
9 48 (9.14%) Xen
9 48 (9.14%) VMware ESX
10 45 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
11 25 (4.76%) XenApp
12 12 (2.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 12 (2.29%) Samba
13 10 (1.90%) Firmware
14 9 (1.71%) Terminal Server
14 9 (1.71%) XenDesktop
15 7 (1.33%) Terminal Services
15 7 (1.33%) XenServer
16 6 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 44 (8.38%) NetBackup
2 25 (4.76%) FortiGate
3 24 (4.57%) SCCM
3 24 (4.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 21 (4.00%) vMotion
5 19 (3.62%) SCOM
6 18 (3.43%) Backup Exec
6 18 (3.43%) Puppet
7 16 (3.05%) SELinux
7 16 (3.05%) EMC NetWorker
8 14 (2.67%) Legato
9 12 (2.29%) HP Data Protector
10 11 (2.10%) Nagios
11 10 (1.90%) BMC PATROL
12 9 (1.71%) Cisco Prime
12 9 (1.71%) EMC VPLEX
13 8 (1.52%) SnapMirror
13 8 (1.52%) SnapVault
13 8 (1.52%) WSUS
14 6 (1.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 320 (60.95%) Cisco
2 288 (54.86%) VMware
3 237 (45.14%) EMC
4 208 (39.62%) NetApp
5 157 (29.90%) Oracle
6 154 (29.33%) HP
7 153 (29.14%) IBM
8 140 (26.67%) Microsoft
9 115 (21.90%) Intel
10 88 (16.76%) Brocade
11 75 (14.29%) 3PAR
12 68 (12.95%) DataSynapse
12 68 (12.95%) Sybase
12 68 (12.95%) TIBCO
13 57 (10.86%) Citrix
14 48 (9.14%) Red Hat
15 45 (8.57%) Symantec
16 42 (8.00%) CommVault
16 42 (8.00%) Juniper
17 33 (6.29%) Hitachi
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Capgemini
Salary: £1 per annum + competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hamilton, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + solid benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Swindon
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago