Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fibre Channel (FC)
South East > Kent
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 116 146
Rank change year-on-year +15 +30 +5
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 3 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.23% 0.93% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.17% 3.90% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 5
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £43,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.60% +4.88% -
South East median annual salary £55,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +20.88% +1.11% +5.88%

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 Kent with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 257 410 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 19.53% 23.80% 18.10%
Number of salaries quoted 207 360 366
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,250 £36,259
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.38% +2.73% -14.68%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,375 £55,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

Fibre Channel
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Fibre Channel in Kent

Fibre Channel
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Fibre Channel in Kent

Fibre Channel
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fibre Channel within the Kent region over the 6 months to 25 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
Sittingbourne 0 1 £35,000 +7.69%
Fibre Channel
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Kent region with a requirement for Fibre Channel.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) WSH
2 2 (66.67%) Avaya
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco

Fibre Channel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Server Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) VMware