Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fibre Channel (FC)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1013 874 875
Rank change year-on-year -139 +1 -84
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 154 309 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.59% 1.06% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 137 229 346
UK median annual salary £48,000 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.43% +6.00% -
10th Percentile £34,500 £37,350 £34,045
90th Percentile £67,500 £86,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% -14.00% +17.65%

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 26,291 29,195 34,431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.16% 16.73% 16.50%
Number of salaries quoted 21,323 23,711 28,598
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
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 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Fibre Channel in the UK

Fibre Channel
Top 13 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 22 January 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
England -142 142 £48,000 -9.00% 19
UK excluding London -29 97 £45,000 +4.65% 20
London -132 53 £49,000 -21.60% 3
South East -32 39 £47,500 -9.52% 8
Midlands +15 16 £52,500 +9.38% 4
West Midlands +14 16 £52,500 +9.38% 4
South West +10 14 £42,500 +23.19%
East of England -4 13 £60,000 +44.58% 3
North of England 0 10 £49,500 +16.47% 1
Yorkshire +31 5 £45,000 -
North West 0 5 £58,500 +10.38% 1
Wales - 4 £48,750 - 4
Scotland -34 3 £33,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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.

1 122 (79.22%) VMware
2 104 (67.53%) SAN
3 93 (60.39%) iSCSI
4 89 (57.79%) Windows
5 83 (53.90%) Cisco
5 83 (53.90%) Microsoft
6 67 (43.51%) Citrix
7 64 (41.56%) VMware Infrastructure
8 61 (39.61%) Active Directory
9 58 (37.66%) Linux
9 58 (37.66%) Windows Server
10 55 (35.71%) NAS
11 52 (33.77%) Hyper-V
12 51 (33.12%) HP
13 47 (30.52%) Disaster Recovery
14 45 (29.22%) Firewall
14 45 (29.22%) ITIL
15 40 (25.97%) Microsoft Azure
16 37 (24.03%) Bash Shell
17 35 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
17 35 (22.73%) Presales
17 35 (22.73%) DNS
18 34 (22.08%) Amazon AWS
18 34 (22.08%) PowerShell
19 33 (21.43%) TCP/IP
19 33 (21.43%) SQL
20 31 (20.13%) Office 365
20 31 (20.13%) Analytical Skills
21 30 (19.48%) Perl
21 30 (19.48%) Python

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 22 (14.29%) IIS
2 20 (12.99%) SharePoint
3 19 (12.34%) Exchange Server 2013
3 19 (12.34%) MS Exchange
4 6 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.25%) SAS
5 5 (3.25%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.30%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.30%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.65%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (3.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (25.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (22.08%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (20.13%) Office 365
4 10 (6.49%) IaaS
5 9 (5.84%) PaaS
6 6 (3.90%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (3.25%) Oracle CX
8 3 (1.95%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.95%) SaaS
9 1 (0.65%) G Suite
9 1 (0.65%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 104 (67.53%) SAN
2 93 (60.39%) iSCSI
3 55 (35.71%) NAS
4 45 (29.22%) Firewall
5 35 (22.73%) DNS
6 33 (21.43%) TCP/IP
7 29 (18.83%) DHCP
8 24 (15.58%) Skype
9 23 (14.94%) Remote Desktop
9 23 (14.94%) VLAN
10 19 (12.34%) VPN
11 15 (9.74%) LAN
12 14 (9.09%) Wireless
13 13 (8.44%) NetScaler
14 9 (5.84%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (5.84%) VoIP
15 8 (5.19%) Ethernet
15 8 (5.19%) FCoE
15 8 (5.19%) WAN
16 6 (3.90%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.34%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.90%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (3.25%) SAP HANA
5 4 (2.60%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.65%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (2.60%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.65%) Gerrit
2 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.65%) JUnit
2 1 (0.65%) Maven
2 1 (0.65%) Robot Framework
2 1 (0.65%) Selenium
General
1 15 (9.74%) Finance
2 8 (5.19%) Banking
3 5 (3.25%) Financial Institution
3 5 (3.25%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.60%) Marketing
5 2 (1.30%) Advertising
6 1 (0.65%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (19.48%) Consultant
2 22 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 20 (12.99%) Senior Consultant
4 16 (10.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (10.39%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
5 15 (9.74%) Project Engineer
6 14 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
6 14 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (8.44%) Analyst
8 9 (5.84%) Administrator
9 8 (5.19%) Operations Engineer
9 8 (5.19%) Storage Engineer
9 8 (5.19%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
10 7 (4.55%) IT Engineer
10 7 (4.55%) Network Engineer
10 7 (4.55%) Storage Specialist
10 7 (4.55%) Team Leader
10 7 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
10 7 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.84%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (3.90%) Flash
3 5 (3.25%) SAP Basis
3 5 (3.25%) Web Services
4 4 (2.60%) REST
5 3 (1.95%) .NET
5 3 (1.95%) JSON
5 3 (1.95%) LAMP
5 3 (1.95%) Middleware
6 2 (1.30%) WSH
7 1 (0.65%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 31 (20.13%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (17.53%) Replication
3 26 (16.88%) Data Centre
4 22 (14.29%) Public Cloud
5 16 (10.39%) Clustering
6 10 (6.49%) Computer Science
7 9 (5.84%) Management Information System
8 8 (5.19%) CLARiiON
8 8 (5.19%) EMC VNX
8 8 (5.19%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (3.25%) Celerra
9 5 (3.25%) EMC VMAX
9 5 (3.25%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.95%) CMDB
10 3 (1.95%) IBM XIV
10 3 (1.95%) PMI
10 3 (1.95%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 2 (1.30%) EMC Centera
11 2 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (1.30%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 89 (57.79%) Windows
2 58 (37.66%) Linux
2 58 (37.66%) Windows Server
3 35 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (12.34%) CentOS
5 19 (12.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (10.39%) Unix
7 15 (9.74%) Windows 10
7 15 (9.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (6.49%) Solaris
9 9 (5.84%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.95%) Data ONTAP
10 3 (1.95%) VMS
11 2 (1.30%) AIX
11 2 (1.30%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.65%) Debian
12 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (30.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 45 (29.22%) ITIL
3 35 (22.73%) Presales
4 22 (14.29%) Migration
5 21 (13.64%) CRM
6 19 (12.34%) Service Delivery
7 18 (11.69%) Change Control
8 17 (11.04%) Business Continuity
8 17 (11.04%) Data Protection
9 16 (10.39%) High Availability
9 16 (10.39%) Systems Analysis
10 14 (9.09%) Project Management
11 13 (8.44%) Technical Architecture
12 12 (7.79%) Virtual Environments
13 11 (7.14%) ITSM
14 10 (6.49%) Contingency Planning
14 10 (6.49%) ITIL V3
14 10 (6.49%) Load Balancing
14 10 (6.49%) Problem Management
14 10 (6.49%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (24.03%) Bash Shell
2 34 (22.08%) PowerShell
3 33 (21.43%) SQL
4 30 (19.48%) Perl
4 30 (19.48%) Python
5 14 (9.09%) Java
6 8 (5.19%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.90%) Korn
8 4 (2.60%) AWK
8 4 (2.60%) Bourne shell
8 4 (2.60%) R
9 3 (1.95%) C
9 3 (1.95%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.30%) VBScript
11 1 (0.65%) C#
11 1 (0.65%) C++
Qualifications
1 29 (18.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 20 (12.99%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (12.99%) Degree
3 17 (11.04%) CCNA
4 10 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (6.49%) RHCE
5 9 (5.84%) DV Cleared
5 9 (5.84%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (5.84%) Security Cleared
6 8 (5.19%) MCSA
7 7 (4.55%) MCSE
8 4 (2.60%) RHCSA
9 3 (1.95%) CCNP
9 3 (1.95%) MCITP
9 3 (1.95%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.30%) CCDP
10 2 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.30%) Postgraduate
10 2 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.30%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.30%) SLA
3 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (41.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (39.61%) Active Directory
3 52 (33.77%) Hyper-V
4 29 (18.83%) VMware ESXi
5 25 (16.23%) XenApp
6 23 (14.94%) NFS
7 19 (12.34%) vSphere
8 15 (9.74%) Terminal Services
9 14 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (6.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 9 (5.84%) Firmware
12 7 (4.55%) Docker
13 6 (3.90%) XenDesktop
14 5 (3.25%) KVM
15 4 (2.60%) GlusterFS
15 4 (2.60%) Veritas File System
15 4 (2.60%) VMware Server
16 2 (1.30%) GPFS
16 2 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
16 2 (1.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (12.34%) Puppet
2 18 (11.69%) NetBackup
3 14 (9.09%) vCenter Server
4 10 (6.49%) Ansible
5 9 (5.84%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 9 (5.84%) SCDPM
6 8 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (5.19%) SolarWinds Orion
7 7 (4.55%) Backup Exec
8 6 (3.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 6 (3.90%) SCOM
9 5 (3.25%) Failover Clustering
9 5 (3.25%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (3.25%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (3.25%) vRealize
9 5 (3.25%) XenMobile
10 4 (2.60%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (2.60%) Kubernetes
10 4 (2.60%) Oracle ZFS
10 4 (2.60%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 122 (79.22%) VMware
2 83 (53.90%) Cisco
2 83 (53.90%) Microsoft
3 67 (43.51%) Citrix
4 51 (33.12%) HP
5 30 (19.48%) Brocade
5 30 (19.48%) NetApp
6 28 (18.18%) Red Hat
7 27 (17.53%) Juniper
8 23 (14.94%) EMC
9 22 (14.29%) Google
9 22 (14.29%) SolarWinds
10 20 (12.99%) Dell
11 18 (11.69%) IBM
11 18 (11.69%) Oracle
11 18 (11.69%) Veeam
12 16 (10.39%) Veritas
13 15 (9.74%) SonicWALL
14 12 (7.79%) 3PAR
15 11 (7.14%) Palo Alto