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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 220 225 195
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -30
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 18 2 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.038% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.00% 0.27% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 22
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £48,250 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.22% +12.50%
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
902 750 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.84% 14.16% 15.50%
Number of salaries quoted 706 644 696
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 May 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 May 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
Worcestershire - 8 £50,000 -
Warwickshire - 5 £41,000 -
Coventry +6 3 £44,500 +27.14%
Birmingham -8 2 £51,500 +14.44%
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 26 (65.00%) Cisco
2 24 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 22 (55.00%) Firewall
3 22 (55.00%) iSCSI
4 20 (50.00%) WAN
4 20 (50.00%) LAN
4 20 (50.00%) Juniper
4 20 (50.00%) MPLS
4 20 (50.00%) FCoE
5 19 (47.50%) Cisco PIX
5 19 (47.50%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (47.50%) Multicast
5 19 (47.50%) Spanning Tree
5 19 (47.50%) Data Centre
5 19 (47.50%) Presales
5 19 (47.50%) Cisco Wireless
5 19 (47.50%) OSPF
5 19 (47.50%) BGP
5 19 (47.50%) EIGRP
5 19 (47.50%) RIP
5 19 (47.50%) SSL
5 19 (47.50%) CCNP
5 19 (47.50%) CCNA
5 19 (47.50%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (47.50%) VoIP
5 19 (47.50%) VPN
5 19 (47.50%) Wireless
5 19 (47.50%) IPsec
5 19 (47.50%) VPLS
6 17 (42.50%) SAN

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 7 (17.50%) Apache
1 7 (17.50%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.50%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.50%) IIS
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 22 (55.00%) Firewall
2 22 (55.00%) iSCSI
3 20 (50.00%) FCoE
3 20 (50.00%) LAN
3 20 (50.00%) MPLS
3 20 (50.00%) WAN
4 19 (47.50%) BGP
4 19 (47.50%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (47.50%) EIGRP
4 19 (47.50%) IPsec
4 19 (47.50%) Multicast
4 19 (47.50%) OSPF
4 19 (47.50%) RIP
4 19 (47.50%) Spanning Tree
4 19 (47.50%) SSL
4 19 (47.50%) VoIP
4 19 (47.50%) VPLS
4 19 (47.50%) VPN
4 19 (47.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) Oracle Database
2 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Consultant
2 19 (47.50%) Cisco Consultant
2 19 (47.50%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 19 (47.50%) Network Consultant
3 4 (10.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 4 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Unix Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Unix Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Unix Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Storage Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Leader
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Team Leader
5 2 (5.00%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) COM
2 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (47.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Replication
3 2 (5.00%) Statistics
4 1 (2.50%) Celerra
4 1 (2.50%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.50%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Unix
2 13 (32.50%) Linux
3 12 (30.00%) Solaris
4 10 (25.00%) Windows
5 7 (17.50%) Windows Server
6 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (7.50%) Data ONTAP
8 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.50%) SUSE
9 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Presales
2 6 (15.00%) E-business
2 6 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (12.50%) ITIL
4 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (7.50%) Change Control
4 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.50%) High Availability
4 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.00%) Line Management
5 2 (5.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (5.00%) Open Source
5 2 (5.00%) Service Management
5 2 (5.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 1 (2.50%) Change Management
6 1 (2.50%) DNA
6 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) Korn
2 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.00%) C
3 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.50%) SQL
4 1 (2.50%) VB
4 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (47.50%) CCNA
1 19 (47.50%) CCNP
1 19 (47.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) NCDA
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) NCSA
4 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (35.00%) NFS
2 12 (30.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
4 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (7.50%) vSphere
6 2 (5.00%) Xen
6 2 (5.00%) XenApp
7 1 (2.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (32.50%) Oracle ZFS
2 7 (17.50%) Simpana
3 3 (7.50%) Data Guard
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (7.50%) SnapMirror
4 2 (5.00%) SCCM
4 2 (5.00%) SnapVault
4 2 (5.00%) WSUS
5 1 (2.50%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.50%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.50%) Legato
5 1 (2.50%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (65.00%) Cisco
2 20 (50.00%) Juniper
3 16 (40.00%) NetApp
4 12 (30.00%) Oracle
4 12 (30.00%) Veritas
5 10 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 9 (22.50%) Sun
6 9 (22.50%) VMware
7 8 (20.00%) CommVault
8 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
9 6 (15.00%) IBM
10 5 (12.50%) Netezza
11 4 (10.00%) HP
12 2 (5.00%) Citrix
12 2 (5.00%) EMC
12 2 (5.00%) Mercator
12 2 (5.00%) SolarWinds
12 2 (5.00%) Veeam
13 1 (2.50%) Finjan
13 1 (2.50%) Fujitsu