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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 728 679 787
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +108
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 183 297 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.27% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.09% 1.51% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 161 249 168
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,030 £36,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £88,500 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%

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
16834 19627 20614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.14% 17.89% 17.21%
Number of salaries quoted 13972 15753 16485
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 29 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 29 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 -54 182 £55,000 -8.33% 18
London -4 103 £57,500 -23.33% 7
South East +19 46 £60,000 +26.31% 7
City of London +55 19 £57,500 -4.16% 2
West Midlands +4 18 £50,000 +25.00%
East Sussex - 14 £70,000 -
Berkshire +18 11 £45,000 +8.43%
Surrey +8 11 £60,000 - 6
Lewes - 11 £70,000 -
Redditch - 8 £50,000 -
Worcestershire - 8 £50,000 -
Mayfair - 7 £100,000 -
Buckinghamshire +24 6 £46,750 +10.00%
East Midlands +11 6 £33,000 -5.71% 1
Yorkshire +6 6 £45,000 -21.73% 1
North Yorkshire +5 6 £45,000 -25.00%
Milton Keynes +21 5 £48,500 +14.11%
Reading +15 5 £60,000 +44.57%
Derby +6 5 £33,000 -5.71%
Derbyshire +3 5 £33,000 -5.71%
Canary Wharf - 5 £100,000 -
Warwickshire - 5 £41,000 -
Hertfordshire +17 4 £50,000 -24.52%
East of England +13 4 £50,000 -16.66%
Redhill +8 4 £60,000 - 1
Sidcup - 4 £33,750 -
Harrogate +14 3 £47,500 -
Slough +6 3 £45,000 -
Coventry -5 3 £44,500 +27.14%
Hampshire -13 3 £35,000 -20.45% 1

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 270 (72.19%) VMware
2 255 (68.18%) SAN
3 249 (66.58%) Windows
4 236 (63.10%) Cisco
5 223 (59.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 222 (59.36%) iSCSI
7 188 (50.27%) Linux
8 167 (44.65%) Firewall
9 144 (38.50%) Microsoft
10 141 (37.70%) Data Centre
11 123 (32.89%) Windows Server
12 109 (29.14%) vSphere
13 108 (28.88%) Hyper-V
14 105 (28.07%) NetApp
15 98 (26.20%) NFS
16 97 (25.94%) HP
17 94 (25.13%) TCP/IP
18 93 (24.87%) Windows Server 2012
19 92 (24.60%) EMC
20 89 (23.80%) WAN
21 85 (22.73%) ITIL
22 84 (22.46%) Active Directory
22 84 (22.46%) FCoE
23 78 (20.86%) Citrix
24 77 (20.59%) LAN
25 73 (19.52%) DNS
26 68 (18.18%) Unix
26 68 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
27 67 (17.91%) VPN
28 63 (16.84%) Finance

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 61 (16.31%) MS Exchange
2 41 (10.96%) IIS
3 40 (10.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 28 (7.49%) Exchange Server 2000
5 21 (5.61%) Apache
6 18 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (4.55%) Tomcat
8 12 (3.21%) OpenStack
8 12 (3.21%) SharePoint
9 9 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (2.41%) Oracle Coherence
9 9 (2.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 9 (2.41%) WebSphere
10 8 (2.14%) Skype for Business
11 7 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (1.34%) SAS
13 4 (1.07%) nginx
14 3 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 52 (13.90%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.48%) MS Office
3 3 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.80%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 30 (8.02%) IaaS
2 23 (6.15%) PaaS
3 12 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.41%) Office 365
5 8 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.07%) Mimecast
7 4 (1.07%) SaaS
8 2 (0.53%) Nimbula
9 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.27%) Joyent
9 1 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 255 (68.18%) SAN
2 222 (59.36%) iSCSI
3 167 (44.65%) Firewall
4 94 (25.13%) TCP/IP
5 89 (23.80%) WAN
6 84 (22.46%) FCoE
7 77 (20.59%) LAN
8 73 (19.52%) DNS
9 67 (17.91%) VPN
10 63 (16.84%) Cisco ASA
10 63 (16.84%) NAS
11 49 (13.10%) Multicast
12 42 (11.23%) SSL
13 40 (10.70%) IPsec
14 37 (9.89%) Cisco IOS
14 37 (9.89%) VoIP
15 32 (8.56%) Wireless
16 29 (7.75%) Cisco Nexus
17 27 (7.22%) DHCP
18 26 (6.95%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (12.03%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 17 (4.55%) MySQL
4 10 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (2.14%) OLTP
6 7 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.60%) DB2
7 6 (1.60%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.60%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (1.34%) HBase
8 5 (1.34%) OLAP
8 5 (1.34%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (0.80%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.80%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.80%) VLDB
10 2 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.27%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (4.81%) Git (software)
1 18 (4.81%) Jenkins
2 16 (4.28%) Subversion
3 12 (3.21%) Ant
3 12 (3.21%) GCC
4 7 (1.87%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (1.34%) JIRA
5 5 (1.34%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.07%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.27%) GitLab
8 1 (0.27%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.27%) Vagrant
General
1 63 (16.84%) Finance
2 15 (4.01%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.74%) Banking
3 14 (3.74%) Financial Institution
4 11 (2.94%) Billing
5 10 (2.67%) Law
6 9 (2.41%) Japanese Language
7 8 (2.14%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.14%) Marketing
8 5 (1.34%) German Language
9 4 (1.07%) Electronics
9 4 (1.07%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Legal
10 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (15.78%) Administrator
1 59 (15.78%) Consultant
2 45 (12.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 43 (11.50%) VMware Engineer
4 42 (11.23%) Analyst
4 42 (11.23%) Systems Administrator
5 38 (10.16%) Architect
6 35 (9.36%) Support Analyst
7 33 (8.82%) Storage Engineer
8 32 (8.56%) Infrastructure Architect
9 31 (8.29%) Network Consultant
9 31 (8.29%) Technical Analyst
10 29 (7.75%) Network Engineer
10 29 (7.75%) Support Engineer
10 29 (7.75%) Technical Support
11 28 (7.49%) Technical Support Analyst
12 25 (6.68%) IT Manager
12 25 (6.68%) Systems Manager
13 24 (6.42%) Cisco Consultant
13 24 (6.42%) Cisco Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.08%) .NET
2 12 (3.21%) FIX Protocol
3 11 (2.94%) LAMP
4 9 (2.41%) Middleware
5 8 (2.14%) XML
6 7 (1.87%) Web Services
7 5 (1.34%) 802.1X
8 4 (1.07%) COM
8 4 (1.07%) Rendezvous
8 4 (1.07%) WSH
9 3 (0.80%) HTML
9 3 (0.80%) Ultra Messaging
9 3 (0.80%) XML Schema
9 3 (0.80%) XSLT
10 2 (0.53%) Flash
10 2 (0.53%) LEMP Stack
11 1 (0.27%) CSS
11 1 (0.27%) ELK Stack
11 1 (0.27%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (0.27%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 141 (37.70%) Data Centre
2 51 (13.64%) Replication
3 47 (12.57%) Clustering
4 46 (12.30%) EMC VNX
5 28 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (5.88%) PKI
7 19 (5.08%) HP StoreVirtual
8 18 (4.81%) EMC VMAX
8 18 (4.81%) Enterprise Storage
9 12 (3.21%) Statistics
10 11 (2.94%) Driving Licence
10 11 (2.94%) Enterprise Cloud
11 10 (2.67%) VCE vBlock
12 9 (2.41%) Public Cloud
13 8 (2.14%) Computer Science
13 8 (2.14%) Hedge funds
14 5 (1.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 5 (1.34%) e-Health
14 5 (1.34%) EqualLogic
14 5 (1.34%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 249 (66.58%) Windows
2 188 (50.27%) Linux
3 123 (32.89%) Windows Server
4 93 (24.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 68 (18.18%) Unix
5 68 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (11.50%) Solaris
7 34 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 33 (8.82%) Windows 2000 Server
9 31 (8.29%) Windows 8
10 25 (6.68%) Windows Server 2003
11 23 (6.15%) CentOS
12 19 (5.08%) Data ONTAP
13 15 (4.01%) Windows 7
14 12 (3.21%) Debian
14 12 (3.21%) HPUX
14 12 (3.21%) Oracle Linux
15 10 (2.67%) Windows 10
15 10 (2.67%) Windows 2000
15 10 (2.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (22.73%) ITIL
2 56 (14.97%) Mentoring
3 51 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 43 (11.50%) Capacity Planning
5 39 (10.43%) Performance Tuning
5 39 (10.43%) Presales
6 37 (9.89%) Performance Monitoring
7 33 (8.82%) Change Management
7 33 (8.82%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 31 (8.29%) Root Cause Analysis
9 30 (8.02%) Capacity Management
10 29 (7.75%) Incident Management
11 28 (7.49%) Server Virtualisation
11 28 (7.49%) Vulnerability Management
12 26 (6.95%) Migration
13 25 (6.68%) Data Centre Operations
14 23 (6.15%) Load Balancing
14 23 (6.15%) Performance Analysis
15 22 (5.88%) High Availability
16 21 (5.61%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (13.90%) PowerShell
2 35 (9.36%) Bash Shell
3 30 (8.02%) SQL
4 26 (6.95%) Java
5 24 (6.42%) C
5 24 (6.42%) Ruby
6 23 (6.15%) Perl
7 20 (5.35%) Shell Script
8 16 (4.28%) PHP
9 14 (3.74%) Python
10 9 (2.41%) Korn
11 5 (1.34%) JavaScript
11 5 (1.34%) VBScript
12 3 (0.80%) AWK
12 3 (0.80%) C++
12 3 (0.80%) Embedded C
12 3 (0.80%) sed
13 2 (0.53%) C#
13 2 (0.53%) VB
14 1 (0.27%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 52 (13.90%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (10.96%) CCNP
3 36 (9.63%) CCNA
4 33 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (8.29%) Degree
6 29 (7.75%) MCSE
7 24 (6.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 16 (4.28%) CCIE
9 15 (4.01%) RHCE
10 13 (3.48%) MCSA
11 12 (3.21%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (2.94%) MCITP
13 9 (2.41%) EMC Certification
14 6 (1.60%) Security Cleared
15 5 (1.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 4 (1.07%) NCDA
17 2 (0.53%) CCA
17 2 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
17 2 (0.53%) MCP
17 2 (0.53%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (7.49%) SLA
3 12 (3.21%) QA
4 7 (1.87%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.53%) COBIT
5 2 (0.53%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.27%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.27%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 223 (59.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 109 (29.14%) vSphere
3 108 (28.88%) Hyper-V
4 98 (26.20%) NFS
5 84 (22.46%) Active Directory
6 53 (14.17%) VMware ESXi
7 38 (10.16%) XenApp
8 36 (9.63%) VMware ESX
9 22 (5.88%) Xen
10 16 (4.28%) SRDF
11 15 (4.01%) XenDesktop
12 14 (3.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 12 (3.21%) KVM
13 12 (3.21%) vCloud
14 11 (2.94%) XenServer
15 10 (2.67%) Oracle RAC
16 8 (2.14%) GlusterFS
17 7 (1.87%) EMC RecoverPoint
18 5 (1.34%) VMFS
18 5 (1.34%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 44 (11.76%) NetBackup
2 39 (10.43%) SCCM
3 26 (6.95%) Backup Exec
3 26 (6.95%) vMotion
4 23 (6.15%) SCOM
5 21 (5.61%) Puppet
6 18 (4.81%) EMC VPLEX
6 18 (4.81%) Oracle ZFS
7 15 (4.01%) SELinux
7 15 (4.01%) WSUS
8 11 (2.94%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 10 (2.67%) Simpana
9 10 (2.67%) SnapMirror
10 9 (2.41%) SnapVault
11 8 (2.14%) Red Hat Satellite
12 6 (1.60%) Cisco Prime
13 5 (1.34%) ZABBIX
14 4 (1.07%) FortiGate
14 4 (1.07%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 4 (1.07%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 270 (72.19%) VMware
2 236 (63.10%) Cisco
3 144 (38.50%) Microsoft
4 105 (28.07%) NetApp
5 97 (25.94%) HP
6 92 (24.60%) EMC
7 78 (20.86%) Citrix
8 57 (15.24%) Oracle
9 53 (14.17%) Brocade
10 52 (13.90%) Red Hat
11 38 (10.16%) Dell
12 35 (9.36%) Juniper
13 33 (8.82%) IBM
14 32 (8.56%) Avaya
14 32 (8.56%) Veritas
15 27 (7.22%) 3PAR
16 25 (6.68%) Symantec
17 24 (6.42%) Veeam
18 22 (5.88%) CommVault
19 17 (4.55%) CheckPoint
Surrey
Attenda
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus 30% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: Unspecified Excellent negotiable salary plus variable plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £60k - 70k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
H&R Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: Unspecified Excellent negotiable salary plus variable plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
EXCELerate
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Health, Life Insurance
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Modis International
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Apex Network Solutions Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Leicestershire
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago