Period
to 21 October 2020

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 21 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fibre Channel (FC)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 584 925 965
Rank change year-on-year +341 +40 +91
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 96 156 209
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.28% 0.73% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 81 134 205
Median annual salary £32,500 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.58% -9.52% +14.13%
10th Percentile £23,500 £31,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £63,750 £69,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £46,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -29.35% -12.38% +23.53%

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 7,471 21,291 24,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.29% 15.54% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5,948 16,347 19,238
Median annual salary £50,500 £45,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.38% -3.68% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,750 £25,925
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Fibre Channel
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Fibre Channel in the UK

Fibre Channel
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Fibre Channel.

Salary trend for Fibre Channel in the UK

Fibre Channel
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Fibre Channel over the 6 months to 21 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Fibre Channel in the UK

Fibre Channel
Top 15 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 21 October 2020. 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 +325 90 £32,500 -35.00% 12
UK excluding London +264 80 £32,500 -29.35% 14
Midlands +134 32 £32,500 -23.32% 2
West Midlands +103 26 £32,500 -23.32%
South East +183 19 £32,500 -35.00% 2
North of England +152 18 £32,500 -26.55% 6
London +270 14 £55,000 -8.33%
North West +120 14 £36,750 -30.00% 4
South West +115 6 £39,500 -21.00%
East Midlands - 6 £32,500 - 2
Yorkshire +117 4 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Work from Home +19 3 £51,000 +13.33% 1
Northern Ireland - 3 £52,500 -
East of England +137 1 - - 1
Scotland +87 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 21 October 2020, 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 80 (83.33%) SAN
2 74 (77.08%) VMware
3 72 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 68 (70.83%) iSCSI
5 65 (67.71%) Windows
6 62 (64.58%) DNS
7 59 (61.46%) Data Centre
8 56 (58.33%) DHCP
9 54 (56.25%) TCP/IP
9 54 (56.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 49 (51.04%) ITIL
11 48 (50.00%) Change Management
12 41 (42.71%) Windows Server 2008
13 40 (41.67%) Active Directory
13 40 (41.67%) Citrix
14 37 (38.54%) LAN
15 35 (36.46%) MCSA
16 34 (35.42%) WAN
17 32 (33.33%) Server+ Certification
17 32 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
18 31 (32.29%) Cisco
19 28 (29.17%) PowerShell
20 26 (27.08%) Linux
20 26 (27.08%) MCSE
21 25 (26.04%) vSphere
21 25 (26.04%) Self-Motivation
22 21 (21.88%) Windows Server
23 17 (17.71%) Bash Shell
24 16 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
25 15 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 6 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.21%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.17%) IIS
4 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.13%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.63%) Azure
2 12 (12.50%) Office 365
3 9 (9.38%) IaaS
4 4 (4.17%) AWS
5 3 (3.13%) PaaS
5 3 (3.13%) SaaS
6 2 (2.08%) G Suite
6 2 (2.08%) GitHub
7 1 (1.04%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 80 (83.33%) SAN
2 68 (70.83%) iSCSI
3 62 (64.58%) DNS
4 56 (58.33%) DHCP
5 54 (56.25%) TCP/IP
6 37 (38.54%) LAN
7 34 (35.42%) WAN
8 15 (15.63%) Firewall
9 14 (14.58%) FTP
10 11 (11.46%) VLAN
11 9 (9.38%) NetScaler
12 6 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (5.21%) Internet
13 5 (5.21%) VPN
14 4 (4.17%) SNMP
14 4 (4.17%) VoIP
15 3 (3.13%) OSPF
15 3 (3.13%) SMTP
16 2 (2.08%) Broadband
16 2 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.13%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (3.13%) Finance
1 3 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.04%) Banking
2 1 (1.04%) Public Sector
2 1 (1.04%) Retail
2 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (43.75%) Analyst
2 28 (29.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 14 (14.58%) Administrator
3 14 (14.58%) IT Analyst
4 10 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (10.42%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (9.38%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 9 (9.38%) Team Leader
6 8 (8.33%) Storage Administrator
7 7 (7.29%) IT Systems Administrator
8 6 (6.25%) Consultant
8 6 (6.25%) IT Administrator
9 5 (5.21%) Windows Administrator
10 4 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
11 3 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
11 3 (3.13%) IT Engineer
11 3 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
11 3 (3.13%) Senior IT Engineer
11 3 (3.13%) Senior Technical Consultant
11 3 (3.13%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.13%) Flash
1 3 (3.13%) POSIX
1 3 (3.13%) WSH
2 2 (2.08%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 59 (61.46%) Data Centre
2 25 (26.04%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (10.42%) Clustering
4 3 (3.13%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.13%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.13%) Reinsurance
5 2 (2.08%) HP Storage
5 2 (2.08%) Replication
6 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.04%) LIMS
6 1 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 65 (67.71%) Windows
2 41 (42.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (27.08%) Linux
4 21 (21.88%) Windows Server
5 9 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
6 6 (6.25%) Unix
6 6 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 5 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.13%) Data ONTAP
8 3 (3.13%) HPUX
8 3 (3.13%) Solaris
8 3 (3.13%) VMS
8 3 (3.13%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (51.04%) ITIL
2 48 (50.00%) Change Management
3 15 (15.63%) Data Centre Operations
3 15 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 12 (12.50%) Project Management
5 9 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (8.33%) Patch Management
7 7 (7.29%) Performance Management
8 6 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (5.21%) Capacity Management
9 5 (5.21%) Network Performance Management
9 5 (5.21%) Project Delivery
9 5 (5.21%) Server Management
10 4 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.17%) High Availability
10 4 (4.17%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
11 3 (3.13%) Business Analysis
11 3 (3.13%) ERP
11 3 (3.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (29.17%) PowerShell
2 17 (17.71%) Bash Shell
3 8 (8.33%) SQL
4 4 (4.17%) Perl
4 4 (4.17%) Python
5 3 (3.13%) C++
5 3 (3.13%) Java
5 3 (3.13%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (56.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (36.46%) MCSA
3 32 (33.33%) Server+ Certification
4 26 (27.08%) MCSE
5 8 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (7.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (6.25%) Security Cleared
8 5 (5.21%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (4.17%) CCNA
10 3 (3.13%) Degree
10 3 (3.13%) DV Cleared
10 3 (3.13%) MCITP
11 2 (2.08%) CISSP
11 2 (2.08%) PMP
12 1 (1.04%) CCDA
12 1 (1.04%) CCNP
12 1 (1.04%) CISM
12 1 (1.04%) MCP
12 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
12 1 (1.04%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 32 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (26.04%) vSphere
4 16 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (6.25%) NFS
6 5 (5.21%) Hyper-V
7 4 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (3.13%) GPFS
8 3 (3.13%) XenApp
8 3 (3.13%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (14.58%) PowerCLI
2 6 (6.25%) SCCM
3 3 (3.13%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (3.13%) systemd
3 3 (3.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (2.08%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.04%) Cisco CME
5 1 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.04%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.04%) Nagios
5 1 (1.04%) Nexpose
5 1 (1.04%) OpenView
5 1 (1.04%) QRadar
5 1 (1.04%) WMI
5 1 (1.04%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 74 (77.08%) VMware
2 72 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 40 (41.67%) Citrix
4 31 (32.29%) Cisco
5 13 (13.54%) Dell
6 11 (11.46%) HP
7 10 (10.42%) Siemens
8 9 (9.38%) EMC
8 9 (9.38%) IBM
9 7 (7.29%) McAfee
9 7 (7.29%) Oracle
10 6 (6.25%) Brocade
10 6 (6.25%) CommVault
10 6 (6.25%) LogicMonitor
10 6 (6.25%) Meraki
10 6 (6.25%) Nimble Storage
10 6 (6.25%) SolarWinds
11 5 (5.21%) Google
11 5 (5.21%) Red Hat
12 4 (4.17%) NetApp