Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fibre Channel (FC)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1028 907 852
Rank change year-on-year -121 -55 -2
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 146 295 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.086% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% 0.97% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 124 236 385
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,800 £37,649 £36,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £82,500 £93,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - -

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 26657 30344 34401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.72% 17.02% 16.83%
Number of salaries quoted 21717 25034 28616
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Fibre Channel
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 -103 65 £45,000 -18.18% 1
South East +22 35 £55,000 +9.45% 2
South West - 17 £42,500 - 1
Midlands +39 13 £50,000 +4.17%
West Midlands +18 13 £50,000 +4.17%
East of England -4 10 £60,000 +44.58% 1
North of England +8 8 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Yorkshire +24 6 £36,250 -14.71%
North West -3 2 £65,000 +52.94% 3
Fibre Channel
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 112 (76.71%) VMware
2 100 (68.49%) SAN
3 88 (60.27%) iSCSI
4 87 (59.59%) Windows
5 81 (55.48%) Cisco
6 79 (54.11%) Microsoft
7 61 (41.78%) Windows Server
8 60 (41.10%) VMware Infrastructure
8 60 (41.10%) HP
9 57 (39.04%) Active Directory
9 57 (39.04%) NAS
10 56 (38.36%) Linux
11 47 (32.19%) Citrix
12 45 (30.82%) Windows Server 2012
13 44 (30.14%) Disaster Recovery
14 43 (29.45%) Firewall
14 43 (29.45%) SQL
14 43 (29.45%) Hyper-V
15 41 (28.08%) Office 365
16 40 (27.40%) DNS
17 39 (26.71%) Replication
18 37 (25.34%) ITIL
19 36 (24.66%) Microsoft Azure
20 35 (23.97%) NetApp
21 34 (23.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
22 33 (22.60%) TCP/IP
22 33 (22.60%) DHCP
22 33 (22.60%) Amazon AWS
23 32 (21.92%) NFS
24 31 (21.23%) Juniper

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 28 (19.18%) SharePoint
2 25 (17.12%) IIS
3 21 (14.38%) MS Exchange
4 11 (7.53%) Skype for Business
5 8 (5.48%) SAS
6 6 (4.11%) Apache
7 5 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.37%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.37%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.37%) WordPress
10 1 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.68%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (5.48%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (28.08%) Office 365
2 36 (24.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (22.60%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (6.85%) IaaS
5 8 (5.48%) PaaS
6 5 (3.42%) Oracle CX
7 4 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.74%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (2.05%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (2.05%) SaaS
9 1 (0.68%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 100 (68.49%) SAN
2 88 (60.27%) iSCSI
3 57 (39.04%) NAS
4 43 (29.45%) Firewall
5 40 (27.40%) DNS
6 33 (22.60%) DHCP
6 33 (22.60%) TCP/IP
7 20 (13.70%) VPN
8 18 (12.33%) VLAN
9 17 (11.64%) LAN
10 14 (9.59%) Skype
10 14 (9.59%) VoIP
10 14 (9.59%) Wireless
11 12 (8.22%) FCoE
12 11 (7.53%) WAN
13 8 (5.48%) Ethernet
13 8 (5.48%) NetScaler
14 7 (4.79%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (4.79%) SSL
15 5 (3.42%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.12%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (6.16%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (4.11%) MySQL
5 5 (3.42%) SAP HANA
6 3 (2.05%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.37%) OLTP
7 2 (1.37%) VLDB
8 1 (0.68%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (3.42%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.05%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 13 (8.90%) Finance
2 9 (6.16%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.48%) Banking
4 5 (3.42%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.37%) Advertising
5 2 (1.37%) Law
5 2 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (13.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (12.33%) Project Engineer
3 17 (11.64%) Administrator
4 14 (9.59%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (9.59%) Systems Administrator
5 13 (8.90%) Analyst
6 12 (8.22%) Linux Administrator
6 12 (8.22%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (7.53%) Consultant
8 9 (6.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 9 (6.16%) Support Engineer
9 8 (5.48%) Team Leader
10 7 (4.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 7 (4.79%) IT Engineer
10 7 (4.79%) Network Engineer
10 7 (4.79%) Server Engineer
10 7 (4.79%) VMware Engineer
11 6 (4.11%) Cisco Engineer
11 6 (4.11%) Operations Engineer
11 6 (4.11%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.79%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (4.11%) LAMP
3 5 (3.42%) SAP Basis
4 4 (2.74%) Flash
5 3 (2.05%) .NET
5 3 (2.05%) JSON
5 3 (2.05%) Middleware
5 3 (2.05%) Web Services
6 2 (1.37%) REST
6 2 (1.37%) WSH
7 1 (0.68%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.68%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 39 (26.71%) Replication
2 26 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (17.81%) Data Centre
3 23 (15.75%) Public Cloud
4 16 (10.96%) Clustering
5 10 (6.85%) EMC VNX
5 10 (6.85%) Enterprise Storage
6 8 (5.48%) Computer Science
6 8 (5.48%) Management Information System
6 8 (5.48%) PKI
7 7 (4.79%) EMC VMAX
8 6 (4.11%) CLARiiON
9 5 (3.42%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (3.42%) RSA SecurID
10 4 (2.74%) Client/Server
10 4 (2.74%) EMC VNXe
11 3 (2.05%) Celerra
11 3 (2.05%) Derivative
11 3 (2.05%) PMI
11 3 (2.05%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 87 (59.59%) Windows
2 61 (41.78%) Windows Server
3 56 (38.36%) Linux
4 45 (30.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (17.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (16.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (13.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (12.33%) CentOS
8 18 (12.33%) Unix
8 18 (12.33%) Windows 10
9 13 (8.90%) Solaris
10 10 (6.85%) Windows 7
11 9 (6.16%) Ubuntu
12 5 (3.42%) Data ONTAP
12 5 (3.42%) Debian
13 3 (2.05%) VMS
14 2 (1.37%) AIX
14 2 (1.37%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.37%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (30.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 37 (25.34%) ITIL
3 27 (18.49%) Migration
4 25 (17.12%) Presales
5 24 (16.44%) CRM
6 20 (13.70%) Business Continuity
7 17 (11.64%) Technical Architecture
8 15 (10.27%) Data Protection
9 14 (9.59%) Contingency Planning
9 14 (9.59%) High Availability
9 14 (9.59%) Service Delivery
10 13 (8.90%) Change Control
10 13 (8.90%) Project Management
10 13 (8.90%) Virtual Environments
11 11 (7.53%) ITSM
11 11 (7.53%) Load Balancing
11 11 (7.53%) Problem Management
12 10 (6.85%) ITIL V3
12 10 (6.85%) Open Source
12 10 (6.85%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (29.45%) SQL
2 30 (20.55%) Bash Shell
3 29 (19.86%) Perl
4 26 (17.81%) Python
5 25 (17.12%) PowerShell
6 14 (9.59%) Java
7 13 (8.90%) Shell Script
8 6 (4.11%) C
8 6 (4.11%) Korn
9 4 (2.74%) AWK
9 4 (2.74%) Bourne shell
10 3 (2.05%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.37%) VBScript
12 1 (0.68%) C#
12 1 (0.68%) C++
12 1 (0.68%) F#
12 1 (0.68%) Haskell
12 1 (0.68%) ML
12 1 (0.68%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 34 (23.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 24 (16.44%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (13.70%) CCNA
4 18 (12.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (10.96%) Degree
6 12 (8.22%) MCSA
7 11 (7.53%) RHCE
7 11 (7.53%) Security Cleared
8 9 (6.16%) DV Cleared
9 7 (4.79%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (4.79%) MCSE
10 6 (4.11%) MCITP
11 4 (2.74%) RHCSA
12 3 (2.05%) CCNP
12 3 (2.05%) PMI Certification
13 2 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (1.37%) MCP
13 2 (1.37%) Postgraduate
13 2 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (1.37%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.48%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 60 (41.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (39.04%) Active Directory
3 43 (29.45%) Hyper-V
4 32 (21.92%) NFS
5 31 (21.23%) vSphere
6 29 (19.86%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (13.01%) Terminal Services
8 15 (10.27%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (8.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 9 (6.16%) Firmware
11 8 (5.48%) Docker
11 8 (5.48%) KVM
12 7 (4.79%) XenApp
13 6 (4.11%) GlusterFS
13 6 (4.11%) Samba
14 5 (3.42%) GPFS
15 4 (2.74%) Veritas File System
15 4 (2.74%) VMware Server
16 3 (2.05%) Sendmail
16 3 (2.05%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (14.38%) NetBackup
2 19 (13.01%) Puppet
3 15 (10.27%) vCenter Server
4 12 (8.22%) Ansible
5 10 (6.85%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (6.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 9 (6.16%) Red Hat Satellite
6 9 (6.16%) SCDPM
7 8 (5.48%) SCOM
8 6 (4.11%) Failover Clustering
8 6 (4.11%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (4.11%) Oracle ZFS
8 6 (4.11%) SolarWinds Orion
8 6 (4.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 5 (3.42%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 5 (3.42%) SCCM
9 5 (3.42%) vRealize
10 4 (2.74%) Backup Exec
10 4 (2.74%) EMC VPLEX
10 4 (2.74%) Nagios
Vendors
1 112 (76.71%) VMware
2 81 (55.48%) Cisco
3 79 (54.11%) Microsoft
4 60 (41.10%) HP
5 47 (32.19%) Citrix
6 35 (23.97%) NetApp
7 31 (21.23%) Juniper
8 30 (20.55%) Dell
9 27 (18.49%) EMC
10 26 (17.81%) Brocade
10 26 (17.81%) Red Hat
11 24 (16.44%) Veeam
12 22 (15.07%) Google
13 20 (13.70%) Oracle
14 18 (12.33%) SonicWALL
15 17 (11.64%) Veritas
16 15 (10.27%) SolarWinds
17 13 (8.90%) IBM
18 10 (6.85%) F5
18 10 (6.85%) Sophos