Period
to 23 August 2017

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 6 months to 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fibre Channel (FC)
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1033 949 779
Rank change year-on-year -84 -170 +140
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 161 318 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.57% 0.96% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 122 270 463
UK median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +1.85% +8.00%
10th Percentile £34,675 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £80,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.42% +6.67% +12.50%

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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 28089 33218 37483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.96% 16.88% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 22733 27521 30516
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Fibre Channel
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 23 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Fibre Channel in the UK

Fibre Channel
Top 14 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 6 months to 23 August 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
England -76 153 £47,500 -13.64% 11
London -71 80 £55,000 -3.51% 7
UK excluding London +17 78 £43,000 -10.42% 4
South East +30 30 £52,500 -10.26% 3
Midlands +21 12 £51,902 +8.13%
West Midlands +8 12 £51,902 +8.13%
East of England +8 12 £36,000 -20.00% 1
South West - 12 £38,750 -
North of England -13 7 £39,000 -8.24%
Wales +11 4 £42,500 -37.04%
North East +21 3 £39,000 +65.96%
Yorkshire +12 3 £35,000 -22.22%
Scotland +14 1 £50,000 -
North West -38 1 £46,000 +15.00%

For the 6 months to 23 August 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.

1 123 (76.40%) SAN
2 121 (75.16%) VMware
3 89 (55.28%) Windows
4 87 (54.04%) Cisco
5 86 (53.42%) iSCSI
6 81 (50.31%) Linux
7 68 (42.24%) Microsoft
8 62 (38.51%) VMware Infrastructure
8 62 (38.51%) Windows Server
9 61 (37.89%) Active Directory
10 52 (32.30%) HP
11 45 (27.95%) NetApp
12 44 (27.33%) Firewall
13 43 (26.71%) Windows Server 2012
13 43 (26.71%) NAS
14 42 (26.09%) Data Centre
14 42 (26.09%) ITIL
15 41 (25.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 39 (24.22%) vSphere
17 38 (23.60%) DNS
17 38 (23.60%) NFS
17 38 (23.60%) Cisco Certification
18 37 (22.98%) Hyper-V
19 34 (21.12%) Office 365
19 34 (21.12%) Brocade
19 34 (21.12%) Replication
20 33 (20.50%) Microsoft Certification
20 33 (20.50%) DHCP
20 33 (20.50%) Amazon AWS
21 32 (19.88%) Citrix

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 23 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 18 (11.18%) IIS
2 18 (11.18%) SharePoint
3 10 (6.21%) SAS
4 8 (4.97%) Apache
5 7 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (4.35%) Skype for Business
6 6 (3.73%) CloudStack
7 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.24%) WordPress
8 1 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.62%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (4.97%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.86%) Abaqus
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 34 (21.12%) Office 365
2 33 (20.50%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (18.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (3.11%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (3.11%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (3.11%) Amazon S3
4 5 (3.11%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (3.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.24%) IaaS
7 1 (0.62%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 123 (76.40%) SAN
2 86 (53.42%) iSCSI
3 44 (27.33%) Firewall
4 43 (26.71%) NAS
5 38 (23.60%) DNS
6 33 (20.50%) DHCP
7 18 (11.18%) VoIP
8 17 (10.56%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (10.56%) TCP/IP
9 16 (9.94%) FCoE
10 12 (7.45%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (7.45%) OSPF
10 12 (7.45%) VPN
11 11 (6.83%) VLAN
12 10 (6.21%) LAN
12 10 (6.21%) WAN
13 8 (4.97%) Network Security
14 7 (4.35%) DMZ
14 7 (4.35%) Internet
14 7 (4.35%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.97%) MySQL
3 7 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.48%) OLTP
5 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (2.48%) VLDB
6 2 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.62%) Subversion
General
1 17 (10.56%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.97%) Finance
3 6 (3.73%) Law
4 3 (1.86%) Banking
5 2 (1.24%) Marketing
5 2 (1.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (19.25%) Administrator
2 21 (13.04%) Linux Administrator
3 20 (12.42%) Systems Administrator
4 14 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (8.07%) Network Engineer
5 13 (8.07%) Systems Engineer
6 12 (7.45%) Cisco Engineer
6 12 (7.45%) Data Centre Engineer
6 12 (7.45%) Project Engineer
7 11 (6.83%) Analyst
8 10 (6.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 10 (6.21%) Support Engineer
9 9 (5.59%) Architect
9 9 (5.59%) Server Engineer
10 8 (4.97%) Consultant
10 8 (4.97%) IT Engineer
10 8 (4.97%) Storage Engineer
11 7 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 7 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
11 7 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.48%) Catalyst
1 4 (2.48%) Flash
1 4 (2.48%) LAMP
1 4 (2.48%) REST
2 3 (1.86%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.86%) Web Services
3 2 (1.24%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.62%) Middleware
4 1 (0.62%) POSIX
4 1 (0.62%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 42 (26.09%) Data Centre
2 34 (21.12%) Replication
3 27 (16.77%) Computer Science
4 13 (8.07%) Public Cloud
5 12 (7.45%) Enterprise Storage
6 11 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (6.21%) Clustering
7 10 (6.21%) PKI
8 8 (4.97%) Management Information System
9 6 (3.73%) EMC VNX
10 5 (3.11%) Client/Server
10 5 (3.11%) Derivative
10 5 (3.11%) RSA SecurID
11 4 (2.48%) EMC Centera
11 4 (2.48%) EMC VMAX
11 4 (2.48%) EMC VNXe
11 4 (2.48%) Private Cloud
12 3 (1.86%) Enterprise Cloud
12 3 (1.86%) FlexPod
12 3 (1.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 89 (55.28%) Windows
2 81 (50.31%) Linux
3 62 (38.51%) Windows Server
4 43 (26.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (14.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (11.80%) CentOS
9 17 (10.56%) Unix
10 16 (9.94%) Solaris
11 13 (8.07%) Ubuntu
12 12 (7.45%) Windows 10
13 8 (4.97%) Debian
14 5 (3.11%) Data ONTAP
14 5 (3.11%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (2.48%) Windows 7
16 2 (1.24%) Mac OS
16 2 (1.24%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.62%) AIX
17 1 (0.62%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (26.09%) ITIL
2 31 (19.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (14.29%) Migration
4 19 (11.80%) Change Management
4 19 (11.80%) Presales
5 16 (9.94%) Business Continuity
6 13 (8.07%) Task Automation
7 12 (7.45%) CRM
7 12 (7.45%) Root Cause Analysis
7 12 (7.45%) Technical Architecture
8 11 (6.83%) Configuration Management
9 10 (6.21%) Contingency Planning
10 8 (4.97%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (4.97%) Information Security
10 8 (4.97%) Open Source
11 7 (4.35%) High Availability
11 7 (4.35%) Load Balancing
11 7 (4.35%) Network Management
11 7 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (4.35%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (17.39%) SQL
2 21 (13.04%) Perl
3 19 (11.80%) Shell Script
4 17 (10.56%) Python
5 10 (6.21%) C
6 9 (5.59%) PowerShell
7 7 (4.35%) Bash Shell
7 7 (4.35%) Java
8 6 (3.73%) Korn
9 5 (3.11%) AWK
9 5 (3.11%) Bourne shell
9 5 (3.11%) C++
10 4 (2.48%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.86%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.62%) C#
12 1 (0.62%) F#
12 1 (0.62%) Haskell
12 1 (0.62%) ML
12 1 (0.62%) OCaml
12 1 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (25.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 38 (23.60%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (20.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (19.25%) Degree
5 27 (16.77%) CCNP
6 21 (13.04%) MCSA
6 21 (13.04%) MCSE
7 18 (11.18%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (9.32%) CCNA
9 14 (8.70%) CCIE
10 13 (8.07%) CCIE Data Center
10 13 (8.07%) VCAP
11 7 (4.35%) MCP
11 7 (4.35%) Security Cleared
12 6 (3.73%) RHCE
12 6 (3.73%) VCP5
13 5 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
13 5 (3.11%) MCITP
13 5 (3.11%) RHCSA
14 4 (2.48%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.80%) SLA
2 4 (2.48%) QA
3 3 (1.86%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.24%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 62 (38.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (37.89%) Active Directory
3 39 (24.22%) vSphere
4 38 (23.60%) NFS
5 37 (22.98%) Hyper-V
6 14 (8.70%) Terminal Services
7 13 (8.07%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (8.07%) XenApp
8 9 (5.59%) GlusterFS
8 9 (5.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 8 (4.97%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (4.35%) Docker
10 7 (4.35%) KVM
10 7 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (3.73%) Samba
12 5 (3.11%) Firmware
12 5 (3.11%) GPFS
13 4 (2.48%) LXC
14 3 (1.86%) BIND 9
14 3 (1.86%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 20 (12.42%) NetBackup
2 19 (11.80%) Puppet
3 15 (9.32%) SCCM
3 15 (9.32%) SCOM
4 13 (8.07%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (8.07%) vCenter Server
5 12 (7.45%) Red Hat Satellite
6 10 (6.21%) Ansible
6 10 (6.21%) Oracle ZFS
7 9 (5.59%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 8 (4.97%) Salt
9 7 (4.35%) Cisco UCCX
10 6 (3.73%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 4 (2.48%) CFEngine
11 4 (2.48%) EMC VPLEX
11 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 4 (2.48%) Nagios
11 4 (2.48%) SCDPM
12 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (1.86%) Simpana
Vendors
1 121 (75.16%) VMware
2 87 (54.04%) Cisco
3 68 (42.24%) Microsoft
4 52 (32.30%) HP
5 45 (27.95%) NetApp
6 34 (21.12%) Brocade
7 32 (19.88%) Citrix
8 29 (18.01%) EMC
9 25 (15.53%) Dell
9 25 (15.53%) Red Hat
10 22 (13.66%) IBM
11 21 (13.04%) Juniper
11 21 (13.04%) Veeam
12 19 (11.80%) Oracle
13 12 (7.45%) Google
13 12 (7.45%) SonicWALL
13 12 (7.45%) Sun
14 11 (6.83%) Veritas
15 10 (6.21%) Sophos
16 9 (5.59%) StorageTek