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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fibre Channel (FC)
South East / Kent
Rank 80 102 94
Rank change year-on-year +22 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 3 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.37% 0.44% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.48% 1.99% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 1
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -21.05%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +17.64%  

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 Kent with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 121 251 237
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 15.07% 21.96% 25.29%
Number of salaries quoted 92 220 207
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.10% -10.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Fibre Channel
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 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 3 months to 24 March 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
Sittingbourne - 2 £32,500 -
Fibre Channel
South East

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 20 (100.00%) VPN
1 20 (100.00%) SAN
1 20 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 19 (95.00%) WLAN
3 18 (90.00%) VMware
4 11 (55.00%) Firewall
4 11 (55.00%) GAP Analysis
4 11 (55.00%) IPsec
4 11 (55.00%) OSPF
4 11 (55.00%) BGP
4 11 (55.00%) EIGRP
4 11 (55.00%) CheckPoint
4 11 (55.00%) SSL
4 11 (55.00%) Cisco
4 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (55.00%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (55.00%) WAN
4 11 (55.00%) ITIL
4 11 (55.00%) LAN
4 11 (55.00%) VoIP
4 11 (55.00%) CCNP
4 11 (55.00%) CCNA
4 11 (55.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 11 (55.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 11 (55.00%) Network Monitoring
4 11 (55.00%) IP Telephony
4 11 (55.00%) Brocade
4 11 (55.00%) PCI DSS
4 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (55.00%) F5

Fibre Channel
Top Related 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 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) SAN
1 20 (100.00%) VPN
2 19 (95.00%) WLAN
3 11 (55.00%) BGP
3 11 (55.00%) EIGRP
3 11 (55.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 11 (55.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 11 (55.00%) Firewall
3 11 (55.00%) IP Telephony
3 11 (55.00%) IPsec
3 11 (55.00%) LAN
3 11 (55.00%) OSPF
3 11 (55.00%) SSL
3 11 (55.00%) VoIP
3 11 (55.00%) WAN
4 9 (45.00%) DHCP
4 9 (45.00%) DNS
4 9 (45.00%) NAS
4 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (40.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Network Support
2 9 (45.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (40.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (40.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 8 (40.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (40.00%) Server Engineer
4 7 (35.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 7 (35.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
1 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) GAP Analysis
1 11 (55.00%) ITIL
1 11 (55.00%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (45.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) CCNA
1 11 (55.00%) CCNP
1 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (55.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (55.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (45.00%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) VMware
2 11 (55.00%) Brocade
2 11 (55.00%) CheckPoint
2 11 (55.00%) Cisco
2 11 (55.00%) F5
3 1 (5.00%) Dell
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft