Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fibre Channel (FC)
UK
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1035 976 975
Rank change year-on-year -59 -1 -209
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 147 208 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.084% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% 0.74% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 126 153 282
UK median annual salary £49,750 £47,500 £51,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.74% -8.21% -10.00%
10th Percentile £31,625 £36,250 £35,201
90th Percentile £63,750 £70,800 £79,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +16.47% -10.53% +7.95%

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 26,556 28,210 34,446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.10% 15.88% 16.94%
Number of salaries quoted 21,017 22,941 28,605
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 -55 127 £49,500 -1.00% 17
UK excluding London +12 96 £49,500 +16.47% 17
London -63 39 £52,500 -4.55% 3
South East -4 31 £55,000 +7.32% 4
North of England +20 18 £50,000 +36.33% 4
West Midlands +28 14 £37,500 -25.00%
Midlands +27 14 £37,500 -25.00%
East of England +4 14 £44,000 +22.22% 3
Yorkshire +29 13 £50,000 +37.93% 4
South West +7 9 £32,500 - 3
Wales +8 6 £50,000 +29.03%
North West - 5 £42,500 -
Scotland -28 4 £38,500 -23.00% 3

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 with a requirement for Fibre Channel.

1 116 (78.91%) SAN
2 113 (76.87%) VMware
3 82 (55.78%) Windows
4 81 (55.10%) iSCSI
5 79 (53.74%) Microsoft
6 66 (44.90%) VMware Infrastructure
7 55 (37.41%) Citrix
8 54 (36.73%) Linux
9 48 (32.65%) Active Directory
10 43 (29.25%) Hyper-V
10 43 (29.25%) Microsoft Azure
11 42 (28.57%) Windows Server
12 40 (27.21%) NAS
13 37 (25.17%) Office 365
13 37 (25.17%) Presales
14 35 (23.81%) Cisco
15 34 (23.13%) DNS
16 33 (22.45%) Brocade
17 31 (21.09%) Amazon AWS
18 29 (19.73%) XenApp
18 29 (19.73%) DHCP
19 28 (19.05%) VPN
20 27 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
21 26 (17.69%) MS Exchange
21 26 (17.69%) LAN
21 26 (17.69%) Veeam
22 25 (17.01%) Remote Desktop
22 25 (17.01%) Data Centre
22 25 (17.01%) PowerShell
23 24 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2013

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 26 (17.69%) MS Exchange
2 24 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (7.48%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (5.44%) IIS
5 7 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (3.40%) Skype for Business
7 4 (2.72%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.04%) SAS
9 2 (1.36%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (6.80%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 43 (29.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (25.17%) Office 365
3 31 (21.09%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 6 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (4.08%) Amazon ELB
4 6 (4.08%) Amazon Glacier
4 6 (4.08%) Amazon S3
4 6 (4.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (3.40%) IaaS
6 3 (2.04%) PaaS
7 1 (0.68%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 116 (78.91%) SAN
2 81 (55.10%) iSCSI
3 40 (27.21%) NAS
4 34 (23.13%) DNS
5 29 (19.73%) DHCP
6 28 (19.05%) VPN
7 26 (17.69%) LAN
8 25 (17.01%) Remote Desktop
9 23 (15.65%) WAN
10 20 (13.61%) TCP/IP
11 18 (12.24%) Firewall
11 18 (12.24%) Skype
12 16 (10.88%) Wireless
13 13 (8.84%) NetScaler
14 11 (7.48%) FCoE
15 9 (6.12%) VSAN
16 8 (5.44%) Cisco Nexus
17 7 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
17 7 (4.76%) MPLS
18 5 (3.40%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.08%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.36%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (1.36%) Big Data
3 2 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (2.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.36%) Gerrit
3 2 (1.36%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.36%) JUnit
3 2 (1.36%) Maven
3 2 (1.36%) Robot Framework
3 2 (1.36%) Selenium
General
1 22 (14.97%) Finance
2 8 (5.44%) Retail
3 7 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.08%) Banking
5 2 (1.36%) Back Office
6 1 (0.68%) Automotive
6 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (24.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 33 (22.45%) Consultant
3 19 (12.93%) Senior Consultant
3 19 (12.93%) VMware Engineer
4 16 (10.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 16 (10.88%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
5 13 (8.84%) Linux Engineer
5 13 (8.84%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (7.48%) Analyst
6 11 (7.48%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (6.12%) Administrator
7 9 (6.12%) Exchange Consultant
7 9 (6.12%) Solutions Analyst
7 9 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (5.44%) Storage Engineer
9 7 (4.76%) Citrix Consultant
9 7 (4.76%) Office 365 Consultant
9 7 (4.76%) Project Engineer
9 7 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (4.76%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.12%) Web Services
2 3 (2.04%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (2.04%) Flash
3 1 (0.68%) .NET
3 1 (0.68%) HTML
3 1 (0.68%) LDAP
3 1 (0.68%) REST
3 1 (0.68%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.01%) Data Centre
2 16 (10.88%) Replication
3 14 (9.52%) Public Cloud
4 13 (8.84%) Computer Science
5 11 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (7.48%) Enterprise Storage
6 9 (6.12%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (5.44%) Management Information System
8 6 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (3.40%) Clustering
9 5 (3.40%) EMC VNX
9 5 (3.40%) HP Storage
10 4 (2.72%) PKI
11 2 (1.36%) FlexPod
11 2 (1.36%) RSA SecurID
11 2 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.68%) CLARiiON
12 1 (0.68%) HP StoreVirtual
12 1 (0.68%) IBM XIV
12 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 82 (55.78%) Windows
2 54 (36.73%) Linux
3 42 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 27 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (12.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (11.56%) Unix
8 16 (10.88%) CentOS
9 8 (5.44%) Windows 10
10 7 (4.76%) Debian
10 7 (4.76%) Ubuntu
11 4 (2.72%) Solaris
12 2 (1.36%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (1.36%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.68%) AIX
13 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (25.17%) Presales
2 22 (14.97%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (14.29%) Project Management
4 19 (12.93%) ITIL
5 18 (12.24%) Systems Analysis
6 14 (9.52%) Migration
7 13 (8.84%) Contingency Planning
8 11 (7.48%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (6.80%) Change Control
10 9 (6.12%) Patch Management
11 8 (5.44%) Break/Fix
11 8 (5.44%) Change Management
11 8 (5.44%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (4.76%) Business Continuity
12 7 (4.76%) CRM
12 7 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (4.76%) Supplier Management
12 7 (4.76%) Task Automation
12 7 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
12 7 (4.76%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.01%) PowerShell
2 21 (14.29%) SQL
3 13 (8.84%) Java
4 12 (8.16%) Perl
4 12 (8.16%) Shell Script
5 10 (6.80%) Bash Shell
6 8 (5.44%) Python
7 7 (4.76%) C
8 6 (4.08%) Ruby
9 5 (3.40%) C++
10 4 (2.72%) AWK
10 4 (2.72%) Bourne shell
10 4 (2.72%) C#
10 4 (2.72%) Korn
11 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.68%) Lua
11 1 (0.68%) PHP
11 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (15.65%) Degree
2 16 (10.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (8.16%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (6.12%) CCNA
5 6 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.72%) CCNP
6 4 (2.72%) OCA
6 4 (2.72%) OCP
6 4 (2.72%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (2.72%) RHCE
6 4 (2.72%) RHCSA
7 3 (2.04%) MCSE
7 3 (2.04%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.36%) MCITP
8 2 (1.36%) MCP
8 2 (1.36%) MCSA
8 2 (1.36%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.68%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.68%) NCDA
9 1 (0.68%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.44%) PMO
2 6 (4.08%) SLA
3 2 (1.36%) COBIT
3 2 (1.36%) QA
System Software
1 66 (44.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (32.65%) Active Directory
3 43 (29.25%) Hyper-V
4 29 (19.73%) XenApp
5 14 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (9.52%) vSphere
6 12 (8.16%) NFS
7 9 (6.12%) Terminal Services
7 9 (6.12%) XenDesktop
8 8 (5.44%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (4.08%) Samba
10 5 (3.40%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (2.72%) GlusterFS
11 4 (2.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (2.04%) Terminal Server
13 2 (1.36%) GPFS
13 2 (1.36%) Lustre
13 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (1.36%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.68%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 20 (13.61%) Puppet
2 17 (11.56%) SCCM
3 16 (10.88%) Terraform
4 14 (9.52%) WSUS
5 8 (5.44%) Ansible
5 8 (5.44%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (5.44%) vRealize
6 7 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
6 7 (4.76%) NetBackup
6 7 (4.76%) SCVMM
6 7 (4.76%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 7 (4.76%) XenMobile
7 6 (4.08%) Backup Exec
7 6 (4.08%) vCenter Server
8 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (2.72%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (2.72%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (2.72%) Oracle ZFS
9 4 (2.72%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (2.72%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 113 (76.87%) VMware
2 79 (53.74%) Microsoft
3 55 (37.41%) Citrix
4 35 (23.81%) Cisco
5 33 (22.45%) Brocade
6 26 (17.69%) Veeam
7 23 (15.65%) HP
8 19 (12.93%) NetApp
9 18 (12.24%) Juniper
9 18 (12.24%) Red Hat
10 15 (10.20%) EMC
11 13 (8.84%) 3PAR
12 12 (8.16%) SolarWinds
13 11 (7.48%) Avaya
13 11 (7.48%) Symantec
14 10 (6.80%) Centrify
14 10 (6.80%) Google
14 10 (6.80%) IBM
15 9 (6.12%) Ivanti
15 9 (6.12%) Shavlik