Period
to 7 December 2021

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 6 months to 7 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fibre Channel (FC)
UK > England
6 months to
7 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 964 626 908
Rank change year-on-year -338 +282 +28
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 48 85 125
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.043% 0.17% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 1.10% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 35 76 99
10th Percentile £31,750 £23,500 £32,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,000 £32,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +26.15% -31.58% -5.00%
75th Percentile £48,750 £48,750 £53,125
90th Percentile £63,500 £55,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £33,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +28.79% -30.53% -8.65%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 14,628 7,738 18,955
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.11% 15.12% 15.42%
Number of salaries quoted 10,235 6,375 15,263
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £25,750
25th Percentile £35,750 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Fibre Channel
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Fibre Channel as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Fibre Channel in England

Fibre Channel
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Fibre Channel in England.

Salary trend for Fibre Channel in England

Fibre Channel
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Fibre Channel in England over the 6 months to 7 December 2021.

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 6 months to 7 December 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -220 19 £45,000 -18.18% 11
North of England -125 12 £41,000 +26.15% 2
South East -149 10 £40,000 +22.14% 3
North East - 6 £70,000 - 1
South West -65 4 £45,000 +13.92% 1
Yorkshire -82 4 £41,000 +26.15% 1
East of England -101 2 £42,500 - 2
North West -116 2 £32,500 -11.56%
East Midlands -72 1 £42,500 +30.77%
Midlands -138 1 £42,500 +30.77% 2
Fibre Channel
UK

For the 6 months to 7 December 2021, IT jobs citing Fibre Channel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Fibre Channel.

1 36 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 35 (72.92%) PowerShell
3 34 (70.83%) Microsoft
3 34 (70.83%) VMware
4 32 (66.67%) iSCSI
5 30 (62.50%) Windows
6 28 (58.33%) SAN
6 28 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 28 (58.33%) Azure
7 25 (52.08%) DNS
8 24 (50.00%) DHCP
9 23 (47.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 23 (47.92%) Social Skills
10 22 (45.83%) Windows Server
11 21 (43.75%) Firewall
12 20 (41.67%) vSphere
13 19 (39.58%) Hyper-V
13 19 (39.58%) VLAN
13 19 (39.58%) MS Exchange
13 19 (39.58%) LAN
13 19 (39.58%) TCP/IP
14 17 (35.42%) Cisco
15 16 (33.33%) Citrix
15 16 (33.33%) Microsoft 365
16 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (31.25%) EMC
16 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2016
17 14 (29.17%) WAN
17 14 (29.17%) Patch Management

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 19 (39.58%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.17%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.08%) SAS
4 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Primavera
1 1 (2.08%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 28 (58.33%) Azure
2 16 (33.33%) Microsoft 365
3 13 (27.08%) IaaS
4 9 (18.75%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (16.67%) AWS
6 6 (12.50%) PaaS
7 5 (10.42%) SaaS
8 3 (6.25%) Amazon S3
9 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (2.08%) Azure Storage
9 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (2.08%) Cohesity
Communications & Networking
1 32 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 28 (58.33%) SAN
3 25 (52.08%) DNS
4 24 (50.00%) DHCP
5 21 (43.75%) Firewall
6 19 (39.58%) LAN
6 19 (39.58%) TCP/IP
6 19 (39.58%) VLAN
7 14 (29.17%) WAN
8 12 (25.00%) NAS
9 10 (20.83%) VPN
10 9 (18.75%) WLAN
11 4 (8.33%) Internet
11 4 (8.33%) SNMP
12 3 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (4.17%) FTP
13 2 (4.17%) MPLS
13 2 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
13 2 (4.17%) Skype
13 2 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (47.92%) Social Skills
2 9 (18.75%) Organisational Skills
3 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (12.50%) Finance
5 4 (8.33%) Legal
6 3 (6.25%) Games
7 2 (4.17%) Law
8 1 (2.08%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
8 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (27.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 10 (20.83%) Administrator
3 10 (20.83%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (16.67%) Support Engineer
6 7 (14.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (10.42%) Wintel Administrator
8 5 (10.42%) Wintel Systems Administrator
9 4 (8.33%) IT Engineer
9 4 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
10 3 (6.25%) Analyst
10 3 (6.25%) Senior Storage Engineer
10 3 (6.25%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
11 2 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (4.17%) Solaris Systems Administrator
11 2 (4.17%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) WSH
2 5 (10.42%) .NET
3 3 (6.25%) Flash
4 1 (2.08%) Keycloak
4 1 (2.08%) Middleware
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 8 (16.67%) Clustering
3 6 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
4 5 (10.42%) User Experience
5 4 (8.33%) Public Cloud
5 4 (8.33%) Virtual Team
6 3 (6.25%) Driving Licence
6 3 (6.25%) Replication
7 2 (4.17%) EMC VNX
7 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (2.08%) CMDB
8 1 (2.08%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (2.08%) NHS
8 1 (2.08%) PKI
8 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (62.50%) Windows
2 22 (45.83%) Windows Server
3 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2016
4 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (25.00%) Linux
6 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2019
7 7 (14.58%) Windows 10
7 7 (14.58%) Windows 7
8 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (6.25%) Solaris
10 3 (6.25%) Unix
11 2 (4.17%) CentOS
12 1 (2.08%) AIX
12 1 (2.08%) Android
12 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
12 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
12 1 (2.08%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (29.17%) Patch Management
3 12 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (22.92%) Mentoring
4 11 (22.92%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (22.92%) Project Management
5 9 (18.75%) Computer Science
5 9 (18.75%) High Availability
5 9 (18.75%) ITIL
6 7 (14.58%) Mathematics
7 6 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
7 6 (12.50%) Security Patching
8 5 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (10.42%) Incident Management
8 5 (10.42%) Information Management
8 5 (10.42%) Revenue Management
8 5 (10.42%) Time Management
9 4 (8.33%) Line Management
10 2 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (72.92%) PowerShell
2 8 (16.67%) VBScript
3 7 (14.58%) SQL
4 5 (10.42%) C#
4 5 (10.42%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.25%) Perl
5 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.17%) AWK
6 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.17%) Bourne shell
6 2 (4.17%) Korn
6 2 (4.17%) Python
6 2 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (22.92%) Degree
2 11 (22.92%) MCSE
3 10 (20.83%) MCSA
4 6 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (10.42%) MCITP
6 2 (4.17%) CCA
6 2 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.17%) OCA
6 2 (4.17%) OCP
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (4.17%) RHCE
6 2 (4.17%) RHCSA
7 1 (2.08%) CCNA
7 1 (2.08%) CCNP
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.08%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 28 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (41.67%) vSphere
4 19 (39.58%) Hyper-V
5 7 (14.58%) XenApp
6 6 (12.50%) Terminal Server
7 5 (10.42%) NFS
8 4 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (4.17%) VMware NSX
9 2 (4.17%) XenDesktop
10 1 (2.08%) Firmware
10 1 (2.08%) Samba
10 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) NetBackup
2 6 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 6 (12.50%) WSUS
3 4 (8.33%) PowerCLI
3 4 (8.33%) SCCM
4 3 (6.25%) Ansible
4 3 (6.25%) SCVMM
4 3 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (6.25%) WMI
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (4.17%) vCenter Server
6 1 (2.08%) AirWatch
6 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Puppet
6 1 (2.08%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (2.08%) vRealize
Vendors
1 34 (70.83%) Microsoft
1 34 (70.83%) VMware
2 17 (35.42%) Cisco
3 16 (33.33%) Citrix
4 15 (31.25%) EMC
5 10 (20.83%) Dell
6 7 (14.58%) Avaya
6 7 (14.58%) Veritas
7 5 (10.42%) NetApp
7 5 (10.42%) SolarWinds
7 5 (10.42%) Veeam
8 4 (8.33%) Aruba
8 4 (8.33%) Brocade
8 4 (8.33%) IBM
8 4 (8.33%) Oracle
9 3 (6.25%) Fortinet
9 3 (6.25%) HP
9 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
9 3 (6.25%) SAP
9 3 (6.25%) Sun