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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 213 198 201
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 9 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.11% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.93% 0.71% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 1
Average salary £47,583 £43,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.76% -2.77%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
964 844 786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.77% 15.87% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 807 687 651
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,457 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £52,300
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 October 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 October 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
Coventry - 5 £43,813 -
Birmingham -17 2 £50,000 +14.28% 1
Solihull - 2 £43,500 -
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 19 (67.86%) SAN
3 17 (60.71%) Windows
3 17 (60.71%) iSCSI
4 16 (57.14%) ITIL
4 16 (57.14%) EMC
4 16 (57.14%) VMware
5 15 (53.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (53.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (53.57%) MCSE
5 15 (53.57%) NAS
5 15 (53.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (50.00%) Cisco
6 14 (50.00%) NetApp
6 14 (50.00%) Firewall
7 13 (46.43%) Citrix
7 13 (46.43%) HP
8 12 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
8 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (42.86%) XenApp
8 12 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (42.86%) vSphere
9 11 (39.29%) XenDesktop
9 11 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (39.29%) VMware ESX
9 11 (39.29%) CCNA
10 10 (35.71%) CCA
10 10 (35.71%) IBM

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.57%) Lync
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Office 365
2 2 (7.14%) IaaS
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (67.86%) SAN
2 17 (60.71%) iSCSI
3 15 (53.57%) NAS
4 14 (50.00%) Firewall
5 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
6 9 (32.14%) NetScaler
7 3 (10.71%) VPN
8 2 (7.14%) VoIP
8 2 (7.14%) Unified Communications
9 1 (3.57%) MPLS
9 1 (3.57%) DHCP
9 1 (3.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Automotive
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Support Engineer
1 11 (39.29%) Senior Support Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) IT Support Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) IT Support
2 9 (32.14%) Senior IT Support
3 7 (25.00%) Consultant
4 6 (21.43%) Storage Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Backup Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (10.71%) UNIX Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Sales Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Pre Sales Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) VMware Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) CLARiiON
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (17.86%) UNIX
5 5 (17.86%) Solaris
6 3 (10.71%) Linux
6 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
7 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) ITIL
2 15 (53.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.14%) MOF
4 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.57%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) VBScript
2 1 (3.57%) VB
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) MCSE
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
2 12 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (39.29%) CCNA
4 10 (35.71%) CCA
5 6 (21.43%) NCDA
6 4 (14.29%) MCSA
7 3 (10.71%) Degree
8 2 (7.14%) CCEE
8 2 (7.14%) CCAA
9 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (3.57%) EMC Certification
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (42.86%) XenApp
1 12 (42.86%) vSphere
2 11 (39.29%) XenDesktop
2 11 (39.29%) VMware ESX
3 9 (32.14%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
5 4 (14.29%) NFS
5 4 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
7 2 (7.14%) XenServer
7 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) Backup Exec
2 7 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (10.71%) SCCM
3 3 (10.71%) SCOM
4 2 (7.14%) SCVMM
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Intune
4 2 (7.14%) SCOrch
4 2 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (7.14%) SCSM
5 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 16 (57.14%) EMC
2 16 (57.14%) VMware
3 14 (50.00%) NetApp
3 14 (50.00%) Cisco
4 13 (46.43%) Citrix
4 13 (46.43%) HP
5 10 (35.71%) IBM
6 9 (32.14%) Siemens
6 9 (32.14%) Mitel
7 7 (25.00%) Symantec
8 5 (17.86%) Veritas
9 2 (7.14%) WatchGuard
9 2 (7.14%) Veeam
9 2 (7.14%) Dell
10 1 (3.57%) CommVault
10 1 (3.57%) Sun
10 1 (3.57%) Netezza
10 1 (3.57%) Sophos
10 1 (3.57%) Oracle
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
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