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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 207 205 179
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -26
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 20 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.51% 0.91% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 8
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+23.52% +6.25%
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
796 771 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.24% 15.60% 18.17%
Number of salaries quoted 680 685 593
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fibre Channel within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
Worcestershire - 8 £42,500 - 1
Coventry +1 7 £44,000 -13.38%
Birmingham -7 3 £44,000 +27.53% 1
Staffordshire - 1 £27,500 -
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 17 (58.62%) SAN
1 17 (58.62%) NetApp
2 16 (55.17%) iSCSI
3 15 (51.72%) Cisco
4 13 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (44.83%) CCNA
4 13 (44.83%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (44.83%) Firewall
4 13 (44.83%) Data Centre
5 12 (41.38%) NFS
5 12 (41.38%) Unix
6 10 (34.48%) Solaris
6 10 (34.48%) Veritas
6 10 (34.48%) VMware
6 10 (34.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 10 (34.48%) Oracle ZFS
7 9 (31.03%) MPLS
7 9 (31.03%) Windows
7 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
8 8 (27.59%) VPN
8 8 (27.59%) RIP
8 8 (27.59%) LAN
8 8 (27.59%) VoIP
8 8 (27.59%) WAN
8 8 (27.59%) Oracle
8 8 (27.59%) OSPF
8 8 (27.59%) BGP
8 8 (27.59%) EIGRP
8 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
8 8 (27.59%) SSL

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.34%) Apache
2 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.90%) Lync
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) SAN
2 16 (55.17%) iSCSI
3 13 (44.83%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (44.83%) Firewall
4 9 (31.03%) MPLS
4 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
5 8 (27.59%) BGP
5 8 (27.59%) Cisco PIX
5 8 (27.59%) Cisco Wireless
5 8 (27.59%) EIGRP
5 8 (27.59%) IPsec
5 8 (27.59%) LAN
5 8 (27.59%) OSPF
5 8 (27.59%) RIP
5 8 (27.59%) SSL
5 8 (27.59%) VoIP
5 8 (27.59%) VPLS
5 8 (27.59%) VPN
5 8 (27.59%) WAN
5 8 (27.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Consultant
2 8 (27.59%) Cisco Consultant
2 8 (27.59%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 8 (27.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Network Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Administrator
3 4 (13.79%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (13.79%) Unix Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) SAN Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Solaris Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Unix Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Replication
3 2 (6.90%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Unix
2 10 (34.48%) Solaris
3 9 (31.03%) Windows
4 7 (24.14%) Linux
4 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
4 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.90%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (3.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Presales
2 5 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (17.24%) Security Patching
3 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (10.34%) Change Control
3 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.34%) E-business
4 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.90%) Open Source
5 1 (3.45%) Change Management
5 1 (3.45%) DNA
5 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Line Management
5 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) Korn
2 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.90%) C
3 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) VB
4 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) CCNA
1 13 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (27.59%) CCNP
3 5 (17.24%) MCP
4 2 (6.90%) Degree
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.45%) NCDA
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) NFS
2 10 (34.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
3 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
4 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (6.90%) vSphere
5 2 (6.90%) Xen
6 1 (3.45%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle ZFS
2 3 (10.34%) Simpana
3 2 (6.90%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (6.90%) Legato
3 2 (6.90%) SnapMirror
3 2 (6.90%) SnapVault
4 1 (3.45%) AirWatch
4 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.45%) SCCM
4 1 (3.45%) SCOM
4 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) NetApp
2 15 (51.72%) Cisco
3 10 (34.48%) Veritas
3 10 (34.48%) VMware
4 8 (27.59%) Juniper
4 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
4 8 (27.59%) Oracle
5 6 (20.69%) Sun
6 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
7 3 (10.34%) CommVault
8 2 (6.90%) Mercator
9 1 (3.45%) Citrix
9 1 (3.45%) EMC
9 1 (3.45%) IBM
9 1 (3.45%) Netezza
9 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.45%) Sophos
9 1 (3.45%) Symantec
9 1 (3.45%) Veeam
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