The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 30 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fibre Channel (FC)
UK
3 months to
30 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 782 755 698
Rank change year-on-year -27 -57  
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 86 185 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.63% 1.11% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 58 161 244
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £37,030 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £88,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,325 £47,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.36% +6.11%  

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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13659 16695 19262
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.97% 17.00% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 11111 13840 15492
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.17% -  

Fibre Channel
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Fibre Channel
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Fibre Channel in the UK

Fibre Channel
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 30 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Fibre Channel in the UK

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fibre Channel within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 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
England -41 83 £55,000 - 11
London -1 49 £60,000 +4.34% 3
South East +33 14 £43,000 -28.33% 4
East of England +9 8 £36,000 -28.00% 1
Cambridgeshire - 6 - - 1
City of London +14 5 £59,000 +2.60%
Surrey +36 4 £37,500 -37.50% 2
West Sussex +14 4 £60,750 +66.43%
West Midlands -3 4 £48,152 -3.69% 2
Gatwick - 4 £60,750 -
Cambridge - 3 - -
Twickenham - 3 £47,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £39,000 -
Peterborough - 3 - -
Kent - 3 £43,000 -
North East - 3 £39,000 -
South West - 3 £30,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £39,000 -
Yorkshire +15 2 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Warwickshire +14 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames +4 2 £37,500 -2.46%
North Yorkshire +4 2 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Middlesex - 2 £37,500 -
Norfolk - 2 £36,000 -
Gaydon - 2 - -
Devon - 2 £27,500 -
Exeter - 2 £27,500 -
Hampshire +26 1 £31,825 -9.07%
Birmingham +6 1 £45,000 -12.62% 1
Coventry -1 1 £51,303 +15.28% 1

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 with a requirement for Fibre Channel.

1 161 (67.36%) VMware
2 152 (63.60%) SAN
3 145 (60.67%) Cisco
4 144 (60.25%) iSCSI
5 129 (53.97%) Windows
6 120 (50.21%) Linux
7 103 (43.10%) VMware Infrastructure
8 91 (38.08%) NetApp
9 90 (37.66%) Active Directory
10 86 (35.98%) HP
11 82 (34.31%) NFS
12 77 (32.22%) Microsoft
13 75 (31.38%) Data Centre
14 73 (30.54%) Firewall
15 70 (29.29%) Hyper-V
16 65 (27.20%) FCoE
16 65 (27.20%) Brocade
16 65 (27.20%) ITIL
17 60 (25.10%) Windows Server
18 59 (24.69%) EMC
18 59 (24.69%) NAS
19 57 (23.85%) Amazon AWS
20 53 (22.18%) Microsoft Azure
21 50 (20.92%) Windows Server 2012
22 49 (20.50%) DNS
23 48 (20.08%) Oracle
23 48 (20.08%) Cisco Certification
24 47 (19.67%) Citrix
25 46 (19.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
26 45 (18.83%) vSphere

Fibre Channel
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 36 (15.06%) MS Exchange
2 29 (12.13%) IIS
3 21 (8.79%) Oracle Coherence
4 18 (7.53%) Apache
5 16 (6.69%) SharePoint
6 15 (6.28%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (5.86%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (5.02%) Tomcat
9 11 (4.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 11 (4.60%) SAS
9 11 (4.60%) WebSphere
10 10 (4.18%) DataSynapse
11 8 (3.35%) Skype for Business
12 6 (2.51%) CloudStack
12 6 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.84%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Abaqus
2 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (4.18%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 57 (23.85%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (22.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (11.30%) Office 365
4 7 (2.93%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.09%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (2.09%) Amazon S3
5 5 (2.09%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (2.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.42%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 152 (63.60%) SAN
2 144 (60.25%) iSCSI
3 73 (30.54%) Firewall
4 65 (27.20%) FCoE
5 59 (24.69%) NAS
6 49 (20.50%) DNS
7 44 (18.41%) LAN
8 39 (16.32%) DHCP
8 39 (16.32%) WAN
9 37 (15.48%) Cisco Nexus
10 28 (11.72%) Wireless
11 25 (10.46%) Multicast
12 24 (10.04%) Cisco ASA
13 22 (9.21%) VoIP
14 20 (8.37%) BGP
14 20 (8.37%) VPN
15 19 (7.95%) Network Security
15 19 (7.95%) OSPF
16 15 (6.28%) TCP/IP
17 14 (5.86%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.46%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.37%) Hadoop
2 20 (8.37%) HBase
3 7 (2.93%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (2.09%) MySQL
4 5 (2.09%) OLTP
5 4 (1.67%) VLDB
6 2 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.42%) DB2
7 1 (0.42%) OLAP
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (2.09%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (1.26%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.84%) Subversion
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
General
1 36 (15.06%) Finance
2 23 (9.62%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.44%) Banking
4 10 (4.18%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.51%) Law
6 2 (0.84%) Marketing
6 2 (0.84%) Publishing
7 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 36 (15.06%) Architect
2 32 (13.39%) Infrastructure Architect
3 28 (11.72%) Administrator
4 27 (11.30%) Network Engineer
5 26 (10.88%) Technical Architect
6 23 (9.62%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 23 (9.62%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 22 (9.21%) Analyst
7 22 (9.21%) Systems Engineer
8 19 (7.95%) Linux Administrator
9 18 (7.53%) Storage Manager
10 17 (7.11%) Solutions Architect
11 16 (6.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 16 (6.69%) Technical Solutions Architect
12 14 (5.86%) Cisco Engineer
12 14 (5.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (5.86%) Support Engineer
13 13 (5.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 13 (5.44%) Linux Engineer
13 13 (5.44%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.86%) Middleware
2 10 (4.18%) 802.1X
2 10 (4.18%) HTML
2 10 (4.18%) Rendezvous
2 10 (4.18%) Ultra Messaging
2 10 (4.18%) XML
2 10 (4.18%) XSLT
3 6 (2.51%) Flash
4 5 (2.09%) Catalyst
4 5 (2.09%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (1.26%) Web Services
6 2 (0.84%) POSIX
7 1 (0.42%) LAMP
7 1 (0.42%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 75 (31.38%) Data Centre
2 30 (12.55%) Public Cloud
3 26 (10.88%) Computer Science
4 25 (10.46%) PKI
5 15 (6.28%) Clustering
6 14 (5.86%) Replication
7 13 (5.44%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 10 (4.18%) Derivative
8 10 (4.18%) Enterprise Storage
8 10 (4.18%) Private Cloud
9 9 (3.77%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (2.93%) Virtual Team
11 5 (2.09%) Device Driver
11 5 (2.09%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.67%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.67%) EMC VMAX
12 4 (1.67%) FlexPod
12 4 (1.67%) HP Storage
12 4 (1.67%) HP StoreVirtual
13 3 (1.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 129 (53.97%) Windows
2 120 (50.21%) Linux
3 60 (25.10%) Windows Server
4 50 (20.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (17.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (16.32%) Solaris
7 31 (12.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (10.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (6.69%) CentOS
10 13 (5.44%) Unix
11 10 (4.18%) Data ONTAP
12 9 (3.77%) VMS
12 9 (3.77%) Windows 2000
12 9 (3.77%) Windows NT
13 8 (3.35%) Ubuntu
14 7 (2.93%) Debian
15 4 (1.67%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (1.26%) Mac OS X
16 3 (1.26%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.84%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (27.20%) ITIL
2 31 (12.97%) Disaster Recovery
3 29 (12.13%) Capacity Planning
4 26 (10.88%) Benchmarking
5 25 (10.46%) Migration
5 25 (10.46%) Presales
6 22 (9.21%) Performance Tuning
7 21 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (7.53%) Change Management
9 17 (7.11%) Performance Management
9 17 (7.11%) Task Automation
10 16 (6.69%) Business Continuity
10 16 (6.69%) Configuration Management
10 16 (6.69%) Project Management
11 15 (6.28%) Change Control
12 12 (5.02%) CRM
12 12 (5.02%) Network Design
12 12 (5.02%) Network Management
12 12 (5.02%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (5.02%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 36 (15.06%) SQL
2 27 (11.30%) Shell Script
3 25 (10.46%) Java
3 25 (10.46%) Python
4 24 (10.04%) Perl
5 22 (9.21%) PowerShell
6 15 (6.28%) JavaScript
7 12 (5.02%) C
8 9 (3.77%) Bash Shell
9 8 (3.35%) VB
10 7 (2.93%) C++
11 4 (1.67%) Korn
11 4 (1.67%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.26%) AWK
12 3 (1.26%) Bourne shell
12 3 (1.26%) Go
13 2 (0.84%) F#
13 2 (0.84%) Haskell
13 2 (0.84%) ML
13 2 (0.84%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 48 (20.08%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (19.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 38 (15.90%) CCNP
4 37 (15.48%) Degree
5 29 (12.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (9.21%) CCIE
7 18 (7.53%) MCSE
8 15 (6.28%) CCNA
8 15 (6.28%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (5.86%) MCSA
10 13 (5.44%) CCIE Data Center
10 13 (5.44%) VCAP
11 8 (3.35%) CCDP
11 8 (3.35%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (2.93%) VCP5
13 6 (2.51%) RHCE
14 5 (2.09%) Computer Science Degree
14 5 (2.09%) MCP
15 4 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
15 4 (1.67%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.21%) SLA
2 5 (2.09%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.09%) QA
3 4 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.67%) SSAE 16
4 1 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.42%) EMIR
4 1 (0.42%) MiFID
System Software
1 103 (43.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 90 (37.66%) Active Directory
3 82 (34.31%) NFS
4 70 (29.29%) Hyper-V
5 45 (18.83%) vSphere
6 29 (12.13%) KVM
7 21 (8.79%) Oracle RAC
7 21 (8.79%) SRDF
7 21 (8.79%) Xen
7 21 (8.79%) XenApp
8 19 (7.95%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (6.69%) Terminal Services
10 15 (6.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 11 (4.60%) Virtual Machines
12 10 (4.18%) XenDesktop
13 9 (3.77%) vCloud
14 8 (3.35%) Docker
14 8 (3.35%) Forefront TMG
14 8 (3.35%) ISA Server
14 8 (3.35%) UAG
Systems Management
1 33 (13.81%) NetBackup
2 28 (11.72%) SCOM
3 27 (11.30%) Puppet
4 24 (10.04%) vCenter Server
5 21 (8.79%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (8.37%) SCCM
7 14 (5.86%) Ansible
7 14 (5.86%) Salt
8 12 (5.02%) Microsoft Clustering
9 11 (4.60%) Cisco UCCX
10 10 (4.18%) WMI
11 9 (3.77%) vMotion
12 8 (3.35%) Oracle ZFS
12 8 (3.35%) Red Hat Satellite
13 7 (2.93%) CFEngine
13 7 (2.93%) EMC Navisphere
13 7 (2.93%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 6 (2.51%) FortiGate
15 4 (1.67%) Linux-HA
15 4 (1.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 161 (67.36%) VMware
2 145 (60.67%) Cisco
3 91 (38.08%) NetApp
4 86 (35.98%) HP
5 77 (32.22%) Microsoft
6 65 (27.20%) Brocade
7 59 (24.69%) EMC
8 48 (20.08%) Oracle
9 47 (19.67%) Citrix
10 32 (13.39%) IBM
11 31 (12.97%) F5
12 28 (11.72%) Juniper
13 26 (10.88%) Dell
13 26 (10.88%) Red Hat
14 25 (10.46%) Intel
15 20 (8.37%) Sybase
16 17 (7.11%) Veritas
17 15 (6.28%) CheckPoint
17 15 (6.28%) SolarWinds
18 13 (5.44%) SonicWALL
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