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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 221 198 202
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +4
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 5 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.088% 0.22% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.57% 1.34% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 6
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -9.41%
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
876 898 909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.41% 16.71% 16.68%
Number of salaries quoted 784 729 778
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Fibre Channel across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fibre Channel within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
Coventry -17 2 £43,893 +14.00% 1
Dudley - 2 £40,000 -
Walsall - 2 £40,000 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £40,000 -
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (50.00%) NAS
3 3 (50.00%) XenServer
3 3 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) NetApp
4 2 (33.33%) Veritas
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) NFS
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (33.33%) XenApp
5 1 (16.67%) Process Management
5 1 (16.67%) E-business
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (16.67%) MCITP

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) iSCSI
3 3 (50.00%) NAS
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) WLAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Process Management
2 1 (16.67%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (16.67%) CCEA
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (16.67%) MCITP
1 1 (16.67%) CCAA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (50.00%) XenServer
2 3 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) NFS
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (16.67%) Legato
2 1 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) Veritas
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Sun
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) CommVault
4 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (16.67%) WatchGuard
4 1 (16.67%) Veeam