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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 208 196 189
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 8 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.082% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.92% 0.48% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 5
Average salary £44,385 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.96% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,850 £40,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,599 £40,500 £43,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,826
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.59%
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
866 829 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.17% 17.09% 17.54%
Number of salaries quoted 762 660 724
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
Warwickshire -8 2 £41,250 +3.12%
Birmingham - 2 £42,000 -
Coventry - 2 £50,800 -
Solihull - 2 £43,500 -
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 15 (71.43%) NetApp
2 14 (66.67%) SAN
3 11 (52.38%) Windows
3 11 (52.38%) MCSE
3 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (52.38%) VMware
3 11 (52.38%) iSCSI
3 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (47.62%) ITIL
4 10 (47.62%) EMC
4 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (42.86%) Cisco
5 9 (42.86%) Citrix
5 9 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (42.86%) Firewall
5 9 (42.86%) NAS
6 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
6 8 (38.10%) IBM
6 8 (38.10%) CCA
6 8 (38.10%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (38.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (38.10%) XenApp
6 8 (38.10%) vSphere
7 7 (33.33%) UNIX
7 7 (33.33%) Solaris
7 7 (33.33%) CCNA
7 7 (33.33%) HP
7 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (4.76%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.76%) Lync
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Office 365
2 2 (9.52%) IaaS
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) SAN
2 11 (52.38%) iSCSI
3 9 (42.86%) NAS
3 9 (42.86%) Firewall
4 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
5 7 (33.33%) NetScaler
6 2 (9.52%) MPLS
7 1 (4.76%) WAN
7 1 (4.76%) DHCP
7 1 (4.76%) VPN
7 1 (4.76%) DNS
7 1 (4.76%) SSL
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 7 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
1 7 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
1 7 (33.33%) IT Support
1 7 (33.33%) Senior IT Support
2 6 (28.57%) Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) UNIX Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Backup Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) CLARiiON
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
1 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (33.33%) Solaris
3 7 (33.33%) UNIX
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) ITIL
2 9 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.52%) MOF
4 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.76%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VBScript
2 1 (4.76%) VB
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) MCSE
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (38.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (38.10%) CCA
2 8 (38.10%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (33.33%) CCNA
4 6 (28.57%) NCDA
5 2 (9.52%) MCSA
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (38.10%) XenApp
1 8 (38.10%) vSphere
2 7 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 7 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 6 (28.57%) NFS
3 6 (28.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 3 (14.29%) SCCM
2 3 (14.29%) SCOM
2 3 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 2 (9.52%) SCVMM
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Intune
3 2 (9.52%) SCOrch
3 2 (9.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (9.52%) SCSM
4 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) NetApp
2 11 (52.38%) VMware
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 10 (47.62%) EMC
4 9 (42.86%) Citrix
4 9 (42.86%) Cisco
5 8 (38.10%) IBM
6 7 (33.33%) Mitel
6 7 (33.33%) Siemens
6 7 (33.33%) Veritas
6 7 (33.33%) HP
7 3 (14.29%) Symantec
8 1 (4.76%) Sophos
8 1 (4.76%) Netezza
8 1 (4.76%) WatchGuard
8 1 (4.76%) Sun
8 1 (4.76%) Juniper
8 1 (4.76%) CommVault
8 1 (4.76%) Oracle