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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 68 66 58
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 10 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.82% 1.54% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.54% 4.25% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 1
Average salary £72,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.81% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,500 £41,747
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -7.77%
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
153 212 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 27.82% 36.24% 24.92%
Number of salaries quoted 78 134 49
Average salary £45,000 £52,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.46% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £36,250 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 August 2015.

Fibre Channel Salary Histogram in Watford

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Migration
2 10 (90.91%) Replication
2 10 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (90.91%) Hyper-V
2 10 (90.91%) NAS
2 10 (90.91%) IBM
2 10 (90.91%) SAN
3 9 (81.82%) Data Centre
4 8 (72.73%) IaaS
4 8 (72.73%) vMotion
4 8 (72.73%) iSCSI
4 8 (72.73%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (72.73%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (72.73%) VMware ESX
4 8 (72.73%) Clustering
4 8 (72.73%) BMC
4 8 (72.73%) BMC PATROL
4 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 8 (72.73%) Windows
4 8 (72.73%) Linux
5 5 (45.45%) Capacity Management
6 4 (36.36%) VMS
6 4 (36.36%) ITIL
6 4 (36.36%) NetIQ
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco
7 3 (27.27%) OpenStack
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (72.73%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (72.73%) IaaS
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) SAN
1 10 (90.91%) NAS
2 8 (72.73%) iSCSI
3 2 (18.18%) VLAN
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) RIP
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) MPLS
4 1 (9.09%) OSPF
4 1 (9.09%) BGP
4 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
4 1 (9.09%) VRRP
4 1 (9.09%) IPsec
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (9.09%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Storage Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Replication
2 9 (81.82%) Data Centre
3 8 (72.73%) Clustering
3 8 (72.73%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (18.18%) EMC VNX
4 2 (18.18%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) VMS
3 2 (18.18%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Migration
2 5 (45.45%) Capacity Management
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
6 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management
6 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) IBM Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CCIE
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (90.91%) Hyper-V
2 8 (72.73%) VMware ESX
3 2 (18.18%) NFS
3 2 (18.18%) SRDF
3 2 (18.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) BMC PATROL
1 8 (72.73%) vMotion
2 2 (18.18%) EMC VPLEX
2 2 (18.18%) SnapMirror
2 2 (18.18%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) IBM
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) BMC
4 4 (36.36%) NetIQ
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) Brocade
6 2 (18.18%) Fujitsu
6 2 (18.18%) Hitachi
6 2 (18.18%) NetApp
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) SAP
6 2 (18.18%) HP
6 2 (18.18%) EMC
7 1 (9.09%) Juniper