The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Fibre Channel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fibre Channel (FC)
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 772 739 654
Rank change year-on-year -33 -85  
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 85 170 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.18% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.63% 1.08% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 63 152 253
Median salary £51,303 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.72% -4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £39,200 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £90,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.47% -  

Fibre Channel is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13504 15716 18227
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.33% 16.99% 17.53%
Number of salaries quoted 11025 13168 14917
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Fibre Channel
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Fibre Channel as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Fibre Channel in England

Fibre Channel
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Fibre Channel in England.

Salary trend for Fibre Channel in England

Fibre Channel
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Fibre Channel in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Fibre Channel in England

Fibre Channel
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fibre Channel within the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
London -44 46 £60,000 +4.34% 3
South East +40 18 £54,500 -22.14% 6
West Midlands +9 7 £50,000 - 2
East of England +1 5 £36,000 -28.00%
South West - 4 £27,500 - 1
Yorkshire 0 3 £35,000 -20.00%
North East - 2 £40,325 - 1
Fibre Channel
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for Fibre Channel.

1 149 (65.93%) VMware
2 140 (61.95%) SAN
3 139 (61.50%) iSCSI
4 138 (61.06%) Cisco
5 126 (55.75%) Windows
6 111 (49.12%) Linux
7 89 (39.38%) Active Directory
7 89 (39.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 84 (37.17%) HP
9 83 (36.73%) NetApp
10 81 (35.84%) Microsoft
11 75 (33.19%) Firewall
12 72 (31.86%) Data Centre
13 68 (30.09%) NFS
14 66 (29.20%) Windows Server
15 60 (26.55%) ITIL
16 59 (26.11%) Hyper-V
17 58 (25.66%) FCoE
18 56 (24.78%) Brocade
19 52 (23.01%) EMC
19 52 (23.01%) Windows Server 2012
20 51 (22.57%) NAS
20 51 (22.57%) DNS
21 48 (21.24%) vSphere
22 46 (20.35%) Amazon AWS
22 46 (20.35%) Cisco Certification
23 44 (19.47%) Citrix
24 43 (19.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
25 42 (18.58%) Oracle
26 41 (18.14%) Microsoft Azure

Fibre Channel
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 35 (15.49%) MS Exchange
2 26 (11.50%) IIS
3 18 (7.96%) SharePoint
4 15 (6.64%) Apache
5 14 (6.19%) Oracle Coherence
6 13 (5.75%) SAS
7 12 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (4.87%) Skype for Business
9 8 (3.54%) Tomcat
10 7 (3.10%) DataSynapse
10 7 (3.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 7 (3.10%) WebSphere
11 6 (2.65%) CloudStack
11 6 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.88%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.77%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 7 (3.10%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 46 (20.35%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (18.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (11.95%) Office 365
4 7 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (2.21%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.21%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (2.21%) Amazon S3
5 5 (2.21%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (2.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 140 (61.95%) SAN
2 139 (61.50%) iSCSI
3 75 (33.19%) Firewall
4 58 (25.66%) FCoE
5 51 (22.57%) DNS
5 51 (22.57%) NAS
6 39 (17.26%) Cisco Nexus
7 38 (16.81%) DHCP
8 34 (15.04%) LAN
9 30 (13.27%) WAN
10 25 (11.06%) Cisco ASA
10 25 (11.06%) Wireless
11 22 (9.73%) VoIP
12 21 (9.29%) Network Security
12 21 (9.29%) OSPF
13 19 (8.41%) BGP
14 18 (7.96%) Multicast
14 18 (7.96%) TCP/IP
15 15 (6.64%) VPN
16 14 (6.19%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.50%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.19%) Hadoop
2 14 (6.19%) HBase
3 7 (3.10%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (3.10%) MySQL
4 5 (2.21%) OLTP
4 5 (2.21%) VLDB
5 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (2.65%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (1.33%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.88%) Subversion
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
General
1 28 (12.39%) Finance
2 25 (11.06%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.98%) Banking
4 7 (3.10%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.21%) Law
6 2 (0.88%) Marketing
6 2 (0.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (13.72%) Administrator
2 28 (12.39%) Network Engineer
3 24 (10.62%) Architect
4 23 (10.18%) Infrastructure Architect
5 21 (9.29%) Analyst
5 21 (9.29%) Linux Administrator
6 19 (8.41%) Systems Engineer
7 16 (7.08%) Cisco Engineer
7 16 (7.08%) Support Engineer
7 16 (7.08%) Technical Architect
8 15 (6.64%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 15 (6.64%) Storage Manager
8 15 (6.64%) Systems Administrator
8 15 (6.64%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
9 14 (6.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 14 (6.19%) IT Engineer
10 13 (5.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 12 (5.31%) Data Centre Engineer
11 12 (5.31%) Linux Engineer
12 11 (4.87%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.87%) 802.1X
2 10 (4.42%) Middleware
3 7 (3.10%) HTML
3 7 (3.10%) Rendezvous
3 7 (3.10%) Ultra Messaging
3 7 (3.10%) XML
3 7 (3.10%) XSLT
4 5 (2.21%) Catalyst
4 5 (2.21%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (1.77%) Flash
6 2 (0.88%) POSIX
6 2 (0.88%) Web Services
7 1 (0.44%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 72 (31.86%) Data Centre
2 27 (11.95%) Computer Science
3 26 (11.50%) PKI
4 25 (11.06%) Public Cloud
5 21 (9.29%) Replication
6 15 (6.64%) Clustering
7 14 (6.19%) Enterprise Storage
8 11 (4.87%) Derivative
9 10 (4.42%) Private Cloud
10 7 (3.10%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 6 (2.65%) Device Driver
11 6 (2.65%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (2.65%) Virtual Team
12 5 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (2.21%) EMC VMAX
13 4 (1.77%) Client/Server
13 4 (1.77%) EMC VNX
13 4 (1.77%) HP Storage
13 4 (1.77%) HP StoreVirtual
13 4 (1.77%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 126 (55.75%) Windows
2 111 (49.12%) Linux
3 66 (29.20%) Windows Server
4 52 (23.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (15.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (15.04%) Solaris
7 31 (13.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (12.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (8.41%) CentOS
10 13 (5.75%) Ubuntu
11 12 (5.31%) Unix
12 11 (4.87%) Data ONTAP
13 10 (4.42%) Debian
14 6 (2.65%) VMS
14 6 (2.65%) Windows 2000
14 6 (2.65%) Windows NT
15 4 (1.77%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (1.77%) Windows 10
16 3 (1.33%) Mac OS X
16 3 (1.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (26.55%) ITIL
2 36 (15.93%) Disaster Recovery
3 25 (11.06%) Capacity Planning
4 24 (10.62%) Migration
5 20 (8.85%) Business Continuity
5 20 (8.85%) Presales
6 19 (8.41%) Benchmarking
7 18 (7.96%) Change Management
8 15 (6.64%) Change Control
8 15 (6.64%) Configuration Management
8 15 (6.64%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (6.64%) Task Automation
9 13 (5.75%) Load Balancing
9 13 (5.75%) Network Management
9 13 (5.75%) Project Management
9 13 (5.75%) Security Management
10 12 (5.31%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (5.31%) CRM
10 12 (5.31%) Network Design
10 12 (5.31%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (16.81%) SQL
2 29 (12.83%) Shell Script
3 25 (11.06%) Python
4 24 (10.62%) Perl
5 21 (9.29%) Java
6 17 (7.52%) PowerShell
7 13 (5.75%) C
8 12 (5.31%) JavaScript
9 7 (3.10%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.10%) C++
10 5 (2.21%) VB
11 4 (1.77%) Korn
11 4 (1.77%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.33%) AWK
12 3 (1.33%) Bourne shell
13 2 (0.88%) C#
13 2 (0.88%) F#
13 2 (0.88%) Haskell
13 2 (0.88%) ML
13 2 (0.88%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 46 (20.35%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (19.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 37 (16.37%) CCNP
4 33 (14.60%) Degree
4 33 (14.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (10.18%) CCIE
6 18 (7.96%) MCSE
7 16 (7.08%) MCSA
8 14 (6.19%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (5.75%) CCIE Data Center
9 13 (5.75%) VCAP
10 11 (4.87%) CCNA
11 8 (3.54%) CCDP
12 7 (3.10%) VCP5
13 6 (2.65%) MCP
14 5 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
14 5 (2.21%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (1.77%) CCAA
15 4 (1.77%) Citrix Certification
15 4 (1.77%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.62%) SLA
2 5 (2.21%) QA
3 4 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.77%) SSAE 16
4 3 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 89 (39.38%) Active Directory
1 89 (39.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (30.09%) NFS
3 59 (26.11%) Hyper-V
4 48 (21.24%) vSphere
5 23 (10.18%) KVM
6 22 (9.73%) XenApp
7 16 (7.08%) Terminal Services
7 16 (7.08%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (6.19%) Oracle RAC
8 14 (6.19%) SRDF
8 14 (6.19%) Xen
9 13 (5.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 10 (4.42%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (3.98%) Docker
12 8 (3.54%) GlusterFS
13 7 (3.10%) vCloud
14 6 (2.65%) Virtual Servers
14 6 (2.65%) XenDesktop
15 5 (2.21%) LXC
Systems Management
1 32 (14.16%) NetBackup
2 26 (11.50%) Puppet
2 26 (11.50%) SCOM
3 21 (9.29%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (9.29%) SCCM
4 20 (8.85%) vCenter Server
5 14 (6.19%) Ansible
5 14 (6.19%) Salt
6 13 (5.75%) Cisco UCCX
7 9 (3.98%) Microsoft Clustering
7 9 (3.98%) Oracle ZFS
7 9 (3.98%) Red Hat Satellite
8 8 (3.54%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 7 (3.10%) CFEngine
9 7 (3.10%) EMC Navisphere
9 7 (3.10%) WMI
10 6 (2.65%) FortiGate
10 6 (2.65%) vMotion
11 4 (1.77%) Linux-HA
11 4 (1.77%) WSUS
Vendors
1 149 (65.93%) VMware
2 138 (61.06%) Cisco
3 84 (37.17%) HP
4 83 (36.73%) NetApp
5 81 (35.84%) Microsoft
6 56 (24.78%) Brocade
7 52 (23.01%) EMC
8 44 (19.47%) Citrix
9 42 (18.58%) Oracle
10 32 (14.16%) Dell
11 29 (12.83%) F5
11 29 (12.83%) IBM
12 27 (11.95%) Red Hat
13 26 (11.50%) Juniper
14 18 (7.96%) Intel
15 15 (6.64%) Veritas
16 14 (6.19%) Sybase
17 13 (5.75%) CheckPoint
17 13 (5.75%) Siemens
17 13 (5.75%) Veeam
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