The table below looks at the statistics for Fibre Channel skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 62 61 62
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 7 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.33% 0.28% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.22% 1.12% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 3
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-9.41% +3.65%
Fibre Channel
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
166 89 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 31.56% 24.72% 36.81%
Number of salaries quoted 104 52 69
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £23,300 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Fibre Channel across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Fibre Channel Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Fibre Channel
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Fibre Channel across the Watford region.

Fibre Channel Salary Trend in Watford

Fibre Channel
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Fibre Channel across the Watford region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Fibre Channel Salary Histogram in Watford

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (83.33%) SAN
2 10 (83.33%) Hyper-V
3 9 (75.00%) Migration
4 7 (58.33%) Brocade
5 6 (50.00%) NFS
5 6 (50.00%) IBM
6 5 (41.67%) WAN
6 5 (41.67%) MPLS
6 5 (41.67%) Cisco
7 4 (33.33%) EMC
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (33.33%) Windows
7 4 (33.33%) Replication
7 4 (33.33%) iSCSI
7 4 (33.33%) VMware ESX
7 4 (33.33%) NetApp
7 4 (33.33%) NAS
8 3 (25.00%) Riverbed
8 3 (25.00%) SRDF
8 3 (25.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 3 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
8 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (25.00%) Capacity Management
8 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (25.00%) Clustering
8 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (25.00%) Firewall
8 3 (25.00%) Data Migration

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region 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.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) SAN
2 5 (41.67%) WAN
2 5 (41.67%) MPLS
3 4 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 4 (33.33%) NAS
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (25.00%) LAN
4 3 (25.00%) IPv4
4 3 (25.00%) DHCP
4 3 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (16.67%) OSPF
5 2 (16.67%) BGP
5 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 2 (16.67%) VRRP
5 2 (16.67%) RIP
5 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 2 (16.67%) VLAN
5 2 (16.67%) IPsec
5 2 (16.67%) Multicast
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Storage Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Network Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Backup Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Storage Architect
3 1 (8.33%) EMC Storage Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Replication
2 3 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) HPUX
2 3 (25.00%) VMS
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Network Planning
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (25.00%) IBM Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCIE
2 2 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) CCSA
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 6 (50.00%) NFS
3 4 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 3 (25.00%) SRDF
4 3 (25.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Brocade
3 6 (50.00%) IBM
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco
5 4 (33.33%) EMC
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) NetApp
6 3 (25.00%) Riverbed
6 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (25.00%) Fujitsu
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle
6 3 (25.00%) SAP
6 3 (25.00%) HP
6 3 (25.00%) Hitachi
7 2 (16.67%) Juniper