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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 640 678 677
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -1
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 263 201 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.30% 1.09% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 223 155 183
Average salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £38,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
20251 18478 21975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.80% 17.17% 19.54%
Number of salaries quoted 16086 14911 17942
Average salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £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 30 October 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 30 October 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 +40 235 £50,000 +5.26% 33
London +84 139 £55,000 +15.78% 10
City of London +39 39 £50,000 +14.94% 1
East of England -10 35 £45,000 -10.00% 4
South East -8 32 £42,500 -22.72% 8
Berkshire +9 17 £37,500 -31.81% 4
Yorkshire -15 15 £45,000 +18.42% 4
Essex - 14 £43,750 - 2
Cambridgeshire +8 13 £50,000 +10.49% 1
Cambridge +3 11 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Reading -1 10 £40,000 -5.88% 3
West Midlands -10 9 £47,583 +8.76% 1
Scotland +7 8 £47,750 +16.47%
Surrey -17 8 £53,250 -21.11% 2
Hertfordshire -30 8 £57,500 +35.29%
Colchester - 8 £42,500 - 2
Edinburgh - 8 £47,750 -
West Yorkshire -18 7 £45,000 +18.42% 2
Leeds -20 7 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Watford - 6 £57,500 -
Oxfordshire +16 5 £47,500 -2.06%
East Midlands +8 5 £50,000 +11.11%
Wales +3 5 £47,500 +26.66% 2
North Yorkshire - 5 £45,000 - 2
York - 5 £45,000 - 1
Coventry - 5 £43,813 -
South Wales +3 4 £46,250 +23.33% 2
Buckinghamshire +2 4 £50,000 +29.87%
South West -14 4 £37,500 -11.76% 3
North West -21 4 £45,000 +5.88% 2

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 350 (72.31%) SAN
2 311 (64.26%) Windows
3 240 (49.59%) VMware
4 230 (47.52%) Linux
5 227 (46.90%) Cisco
6 219 (45.25%) iSCSI
7 207 (42.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 175 (36.16%) Microsoft
9 173 (35.74%) HP
10 172 (35.54%) Active Directory
11 162 (33.47%) EMC
12 161 (33.26%) SQL Server
13 158 (32.64%) NAS
14 140 (28.93%) Firewall
15 139 (28.72%) NetApp
16 123 (25.41%) MS Exchange
17 119 (24.59%) IBM
18 114 (23.55%) Oracle
19 113 (23.35%) LAN
19 113 (23.35%) Windows Server 2012
20 110 (22.73%) Citrix
21 108 (22.31%) ITIL
22 106 (21.90%) WAN
23 103 (21.28%) SQL
23 103 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
24 102 (21.07%) NFS
25 97 (20.04%) FCoE
26 89 (18.39%) vSphere
27 88 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
28 87 (17.98%) Hyper-V

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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
1 123 (25.41%) MS Exchange
2 75 (15.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 58 (11.98%) IIS
4 39 (8.06%) Apache
5 38 (7.85%) SharePoint
6 32 (6.61%) Lync
7 28 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2003
8 27 (5.58%) Tomcat
9 25 (5.17%) SAS
10 24 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2013
11 23 (4.75%) WebSphere
12 22 (4.55%) Oracle Coherence
12 22 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
12 22 (4.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 9 (1.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 8 (1.65%) OpenStack
15 6 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
16 4 (0.83%) JBoss
16 4 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
17 3 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 73 (15.08%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (4.55%) RMDS
2 7 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.89%) Office 365
3 11 (2.27%) IaaS
4 6 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.03%) SaaS
6 4 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 350 (72.31%) SAN
2 219 (45.25%) iSCSI
3 158 (32.64%) NAS
4 140 (28.93%) Firewall
5 113 (23.35%) LAN
6 106 (21.90%) WAN
7 97 (20.04%) FCoE
8 85 (17.56%) DNS
9 68 (14.05%) TCP/IP
10 66 (13.64%) DHCP
11 53 (10.95%) Cisco ASA
12 51 (10.54%) Multicast
13 46 (9.50%) VPN
14 45 (9.30%) Ethernet
15 43 (8.88%) NetScaler
16 38 (7.85%) Internet
17 37 (7.64%) Cisco Nexus
18 35 (7.23%) FTP
19 34 (7.02%) Cisco IOS
20 33 (6.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (33.26%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 22 (4.55%) HBase
4 16 (3.31%) MySQL
5 15 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (2.69%) Oracle Database
7 11 (2.27%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.65%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.03%) DB2
11 3 (0.62%) OLAP
11 3 (0.62%) OLTP
12 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.41%) Big Data
12 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (3.10%) Git (software)
2 11 (2.27%) Gerrit
2 11 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 11 (2.27%) TestLink
2 11 (2.27%) JUnit
2 11 (2.27%) Maven
2 11 (2.27%) Selenium
3 7 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.21%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.21%) Subversion
5 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.21%) TestNG
5 1 (0.21%) JIRA
General
1 84 (17.36%) Finance
2 35 (7.23%) Banking
3 31 (6.40%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.72%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.48%) Electronics
6 7 (1.45%) Marketing
7 5 (1.03%) Retail
7 5 (1.03%) Advertising
7 5 (1.03%) Legal
8 4 (0.83%) German Language
9 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.21%) Automotive
10 1 (0.21%) Law
10 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (19.42%) Architect
2 73 (15.08%) Consultant
3 63 (13.02%) Infrastructure Architect
4 52 (10.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 44 (9.09%) Administrator
6 41 (8.47%) Support Engineer
7 40 (8.26%) Analyst
8 33 (6.82%) Storage Engineer
9 27 (5.58%) Solutions Architect
9 27 (5.58%) Storage Architect
10 26 (5.37%) Systems Administrator
11 24 (4.96%) 3rd Line Support
12 22 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 22 (4.55%) Technical Manager
12 22 (4.55%) Storage Consultant
13 21 (4.34%) Lead Architect
13 21 (4.34%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 21 (4.34%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
13 21 (4.34%) Lead Solutions Architect
14 16 (3.31%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.58%) HTML
2 23 (4.75%) XML
3 22 (4.55%) XSLT
3 22 (4.55%) Rendezvous
3 22 (4.55%) Middleware
4 16 (3.31%) REST
5 8 (1.65%) Web Services
6 6 (1.24%) MSMQ
7 3 (0.62%) JMS
7 3 (0.62%) .NET
7 3 (0.62%) Apache Axis
8 2 (0.41%) libvirt
9 1 (0.21%) Java Concurrency
9 1 (0.21%) OC4J
9 1 (0.21%) COM
9 1 (0.21%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.21%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.21%) JSON
9 1 (0.21%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 61 (12.60%) Clustering
2 56 (11.57%) Replication
3 46 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (5.37%) CLARiiON
5 21 (4.34%) Management Information System
6 19 (3.93%) Enterprise Storage
6 19 (3.93%) CMDB
7 15 (3.10%) Computer Science
7 15 (3.10%) Hedge funds
7 15 (3.10%) Blackberry
8 14 (2.89%) EqualLogic
9 11 (2.27%) Open Source
10 8 (1.65%) Mainframe
11 7 (1.45%) DTV
11 7 (1.45%) Device Driver
12 4 (0.83%) SecurID
12 4 (0.83%) Symmetrix
12 4 (0.83%) Performance Metrics
13 3 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 311 (64.26%) Windows
2 230 (47.52%) Linux
3 113 (23.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 103 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 88 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 77 (15.91%) Solaris
7 56 (11.57%) UNIX
8 43 (8.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 32 (6.61%) Windows 7
10 14 (2.89%) Windows XP
11 13 (2.69%) CentOS
11 13 (2.69%) Windows 8
12 11 (2.27%) AIX
12 11 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
13 10 (2.07%) HPUX
13 10 (2.07%) Mac OS X
13 10 (2.07%) SELinux
14 7 (1.45%) Windows 2000
14 7 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (1.24%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (22.31%) ITIL
2 78 (16.12%) Performance Tuning
3 58 (11.98%) Disaster Recovery
4 48 (9.92%) Benchmarking
5 36 (7.44%) PRINCE2
5 36 (7.44%) Project Management
5 36 (7.44%) Capacity Planning
6 34 (7.02%) Load Balancing
7 33 (6.82%) Data Protection
7 33 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (6.20%) Network Design
9 29 (5.99%) Capacity Management
10 27 (5.58%) Migration
11 26 (5.37%) Software Engineering
12 23 (4.75%) BCP
13 20 (4.13%) Service Delivery
14 19 (3.93%) Asset Management
15 16 (3.31%) Incident Management
16 15 (3.10%) Business Continuity
16 15 (3.10%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (21.28%) SQL
2 45 (9.30%) Perl
3 41 (8.47%) Java
4 40 (8.26%) PowerShell
5 36 (7.44%) JavaScript
6 32 (6.61%) C
6 32 (6.61%) Python
7 28 (5.79%) Bash Shell
8 12 (2.48%) VBScript
9 10 (2.07%) PHP
9 10 (2.07%) Ruby
10 6 (1.24%) Tcl
10 6 (1.24%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.03%) Embedded C
11 5 (1.03%) Lua
11 5 (1.03%) C++
12 3 (0.62%) VB
13 2 (0.41%) sed
13 2 (0.41%) AWK
Qualifications
1 60 (12.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (11.36%) MCSE
3 48 (9.92%) Cisco Certification
3 48 (9.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 48 (9.92%) Degree
4 42 (8.68%) CCNA
5 22 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
6 20 (4.13%) CCA
7 14 (2.89%) CCNP
8 12 (2.48%) MCSA
9 11 (2.27%) NCDA
10 10 (2.07%) SC Cleared
10 10 (2.07%) Security Cleared
11 9 (1.86%) MCITP
12 8 (1.65%) APMP
12 8 (1.65%) VCP5
13 7 (1.45%) CCIE
13 7 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (1.24%) MCP
14 6 (1.24%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (8.06%) SLA
2 8 (1.65%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.83%) QA
5 3 (0.62%) COBIT
System Software
1 207 (42.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 172 (35.54%) Active Directory
3 102 (21.07%) NFS
4 89 (18.39%) vSphere
5 87 (17.98%) Hyper-V
6 72 (14.88%) XenApp
7 53 (10.95%) SRDF
8 46 (9.50%) XenDesktop
9 43 (8.88%) VMware ESX
10 34 (7.02%) VMware ESXi
11 30 (6.20%) Oracle RAC
12 23 (4.75%) XenServer
13 21 (4.34%) Firmware
14 20 (4.13%) Microsoft App-V
15 19 (3.93%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 17 (3.51%) Xen
17 15 (3.10%) UAG
18 10 (2.07%) IAG
19 6 (1.24%) Samba
20 4 (0.83%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 48 (9.92%) NetBackup
2 37 (7.64%) Backup Exec
3 27 (5.58%) SCCM
4 21 (4.34%) EMC NetWorker
5 18 (3.72%) SCOrch
6 16 (3.31%) FortiGate
7 14 (2.89%) HP Data Protector
7 14 (2.89%) ARCserve
8 12 (2.48%) SCOM
9 10 (2.07%) SCVMM
10 9 (1.86%) WSUS
11 8 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (1.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 8 (1.65%) SCSM
11 8 (1.65%) Windows Intune
11 8 (1.65%) McAfee ePO
12 7 (1.45%) Puppet
12 7 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
12 7 (1.45%) Nagios
12 7 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 240 (49.59%) VMware
2 227 (46.90%) Cisco
3 175 (36.16%) Microsoft
4 173 (35.74%) HP
5 162 (33.47%) EMC
6 139 (28.72%) NetApp
7 119 (24.59%) IBM
8 114 (23.55%) Oracle
9 110 (22.73%) Citrix
10 78 (16.12%) Dell
10 78 (16.12%) Brocade
11 74 (15.29%) Symantec
12 52 (10.74%) Red Hat
13 51 (10.54%) Juniper
14 49 (10.12%) Intel
15 39 (8.06%) Veeam
16 33 (6.82%) Sybase
17 30 (6.20%) 3PAR
18 25 (5.17%) CommVault
19 22 (4.55%) TIBCO
Fleet, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Catterick Garrison, North Yorkshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
EXCELerate
Salary: circa £60k & Bonus, Car, Health, Pension, Life
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + 23 days holiday, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £54,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + share op's + pen
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Sterlings Partnership
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus excellent bonus and benefits pa
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30,000 - £43,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago