The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fibre Channel (FC)
England / North West
Rank - 239 243
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 0 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.018% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.12% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Median salary - £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -23.52%  
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 the North West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 892 848 1108
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 14.71% 15.01% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 692 688 844
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Fibre Channel
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Fibre Channel in the North West

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for Fibre Channel.

1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) DBS Check
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) FlexPod
3 1 (33.33%) Meraki
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (33.33%) DMVPN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Brocade

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DMVPN
3 1 (33.33%) DMZ
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) PSTN
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365 Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Server Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) DBS Check
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Brocade
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Meraki
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds