Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fibre Channel (FC)
England > Midlands
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 361 375 422
Rank change year-on-year +14 +47 -30
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 12 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.090% 0.087% 0.087%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 0.55% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 15
Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £50,652 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.52% +5.52% +20.00%
10th Percentile £33,900 £32,620 £36,200
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,290 £53,000
England median annual salary £52,000 £47,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year +9.47% -7.32% +2.50%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2,290 2,377 2,856
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 17.12% 15.88% 15.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,723 1,925 2,211
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.23% -0.64%
10th Percentile £22,750 £24,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Fibre Channel
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Fibre Channel in the Midlands

Fibre Channel
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Fibre Channel in the Midlands

Fibre Channel
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Fibre Channel in the Midlands over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Fibre Channel in the Midlands

Fibre Channel
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fibre Channel within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. 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
East Midlands - 9 £60,000 - 1
West Midlands +23 3 £37,500 -25.96% 1
Fibre Channel
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Fibre Channel.

1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) SAN
3 10 (83.33%) Windows
4 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (66.67%) Hyper-V
5 8 (66.67%) Migration
6 7 (58.33%) Linux
6 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (58.33%) vSphere
7 6 (50.00%) CentOS
7 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
8 5 (41.67%) Ubuntu
8 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
9 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (33.33%) Veeam
10 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (25.00%) Retail
10 3 (25.00%) iSCSI
10 3 (25.00%) Citrix
10 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
10 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (16.67%) Resource Allocation
11 2 (16.67%) VSAN
11 2 (16.67%) Presales
11 2 (16.67%) vRealize
11 2 (16.67%) Dell Compellent
11 2 (16.67%) Office 365
11 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange

Fibre Channel
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (16.67%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Specialist
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Azure Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Cloud Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Linux Specialist
4 2 (16.67%) Office 365 Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Support Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
1 1 (8.33%) Raspberry Pi
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
1 1 (8.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) CentOS
4 5 (41.67%) Ubuntu
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
5 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (8.33%) VMS
7 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
7 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
7 1 (8.33%) Windows NT
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Presales
3 2 (16.67%) Resource Allocation
3 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (8.33%) ITSM
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 7 (58.33%) vSphere
4 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (8.33%) NFS
6 1 (8.33%) vCloud
6 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
1 2 (16.67%) SCVMM
1 2 (16.67%) vRealize
2 1 (8.33%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (8.33%) vCenter Server
2 1 (8.33%) vMotion
2 1 (8.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (33.33%) Veeam
5 3 (25.00%) Citrix
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco
6 2 (16.67%) Dell Compellent
6 2 (16.67%) Symantec
7 1 (8.33%) Dell
7 1 (8.33%) EMC
7 1 (8.33%) HP
7 1 (8.33%) IBM
7 1 (8.33%) Juniper
7 1 (8.33%) NetApp
7 1 (8.33%) Sophos