The table below looks at the statistics for Fibre Channel skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 231 232 204
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -28
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 8 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.068% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.87% 0.44% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 19
Median salary £48,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £37,800 £32,550
10% offered a salary of more than £48,600 £40,500 £41,050
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £45,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +16.88%
Fibre Channel
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
918 901 862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.22% 15.21% 16.19%
Number of salaries quoted 753 816 706
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region 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 West Midlands

Fibre Channel
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Fibre Channel Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Fibre Channel
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Fibre Channel across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Fibre Channel Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Fibre Channel
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fibre Channel within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
Coventry - 6 £48,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £39,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £50,000 -
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Fibre Channel.

1 19 (70.37%) Cisco
2 18 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 14 (51.85%) LAN
3 14 (51.85%) WAN
3 14 (51.85%) Juniper
3 14 (51.85%) SAN
3 14 (51.85%) Firewall
3 14 (51.85%) FCoE
4 13 (48.15%) Multicast
4 13 (48.15%) Data Centre
4 13 (48.15%) Spanning Tree
4 13 (48.15%) VPLS
4 13 (48.15%) Cisco PIX
4 13 (48.15%) iSCSI
4 13 (48.15%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (48.15%) Wireless
4 13 (48.15%) IPsec
4 13 (48.15%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (48.15%) MPLS
4 13 (48.15%) OSPF
4 13 (48.15%) BGP
4 13 (48.15%) EIGRP
4 13 (48.15%) NetApp
4 13 (48.15%) VoIP
4 13 (48.15%) VPN
4 13 (48.15%) RIP
4 13 (48.15%) SSL
4 13 (48.15%) CCNP
4 13 (48.15%) CCNA
4 13 (48.15%) Presales

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 8 (29.63%) Apache
1 8 (29.63%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.41%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 14 (51.85%) FCoE
2 14 (51.85%) Firewall
2 14 (51.85%) LAN
2 14 (51.85%) SAN
2 14 (51.85%) WAN
3 13 (48.15%) BGP
3 13 (48.15%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (48.15%) Cisco PIX
3 13 (48.15%) EIGRP
3 13 (48.15%) IPsec
3 13 (48.15%) iSCSI
3 13 (48.15%) MPLS
3 13 (48.15%) Multicast
3 13 (48.15%) OSPF
3 13 (48.15%) Spanning Tree
3 13 (48.15%) VoIP
3 13 (48.15%) VPLS
3 13 (48.15%) VPN
3 13 (48.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 7 (25.93%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
3 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Cisco Consultant
1 13 (48.15%) Cisco Network Consultant
1 13 (48.15%) Consultant
1 13 (48.15%) Network Consultant
2 5 (18.52%) Team Leader
2 5 (18.52%) Technical Leader
2 5 (18.52%) Technical Specialist
2 5 (18.52%) Technical Team Leader
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Technical Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Backup Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) SAN Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Unix Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Unix Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Wintel Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Wintel Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) COM
3 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Celerra
2 1 (3.70%) CLARiiON
2 1 (3.70%) EMC VNX
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Unix
2 11 (40.74%) Linux
2 11 (40.74%) Solaris
3 7 (25.93%) Windows
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.70%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Presales
2 7 (25.93%) E-business
3 6 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (18.52%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (18.52%) ITIL
5 4 (14.81%) Coaching
5 4 (14.81%) High Availability
5 4 (14.81%) Line Management
5 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
5 4 (14.81%) Service Management
6 3 (11.11%) Change Control
6 3 (11.11%) Performance Management
6 3 (11.11%) Resource Management
7 1 (3.70%) Change Data Capture
7 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.70%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.70%) Threat Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) Korn
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) CCNA
1 13 (48.15%) CCNP
1 13 (48.15%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (14.81%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) NCDA
3 1 (3.70%) NCSA
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) NFS
1 11 (40.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) XenApp
4 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (44.44%) Oracle ZFS
2 8 (29.63%) Simpana
3 4 (14.81%) Data Guard
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (7.41%) SCCM
5 1 (3.70%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (3.70%) SnapMirror
5 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Cisco
2 14 (51.85%) Juniper
3 13 (48.15%) NetApp
4 12 (44.44%) Oracle
5 11 (40.74%) Red Hat
5 11 (40.74%) Veritas
6 9 (33.33%) CommVault
6 9 (33.33%) Sun
7 8 (29.63%) IBM
8 7 (25.93%) Netezza
9 5 (18.52%) HP
9 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
9 5 (18.52%) VMware
10 2 (7.41%) Citrix
11 1 (3.70%) Brocade
11 1 (3.70%) EMC
11 1 (3.70%) Finjan
11 1 (3.70%) Fujitsu
11 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
11 1 (3.70%) Veeam