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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 216 166 201
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +35
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 3 26 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.056% 0.53% 0.098%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 3.39% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 26 1
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
784 766 882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.75% 15.59% 17.34%
Number of salaries quoted 662 663 750
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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
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 April 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 -23 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Birmingham -17 1 - -
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (100.00%) SAN
2 6 (60.00%) EMC
3 5 (50.00%) Symantec
3 5 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 5 (50.00%) NAS
4 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (40.00%) CLARiiON
4 4 (40.00%) NetApp
5 3 (30.00%) NFS
5 3 (30.00%) Solaris
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) UNIX
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (20.00%) DNS
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) Veritas
6 2 (20.00%) Citrix
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Replication
6 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 2 (20.00%) MPLS
6 2 (20.00%) EMC Certification
6 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Lync
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) SAN
2 5 (50.00%) NAS
3 2 (20.00%) MPLS
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) SSL
4 1 (10.00%) LDAP
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Storage Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Backup Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) CLARiiON
2 2 (20.00%) Replication
3 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
1 3 (30.00%) Solaris
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) VBScript
1 1 (10.00%) VB
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) EMC Certification
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) CCA
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) NFS
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
2 2 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (10.00%) Xen
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) EMC
2 5 (50.00%) Symantec
3 4 (40.00%) NetApp
4 2 (20.00%) Veritas
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) WatchGuard
5 1 (10.00%) Sophos
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) Sun
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) Juniper
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago