Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fibre Channel (FC)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 943 1035 932
Rank change year-on-year +92 -103 -86
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 209 164 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.094% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.86% 0.59% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 175 140 244
UK median annual salary £52,500 £46,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.13% -8.00% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,400 £38,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,125 £79,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,250 £42,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +20.59% -11.46% +1.05%

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 24,315 27,697 32,062
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.87% 15.90% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 19,241 22,533 26,331
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 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 +54 179 £52,500 +7.69% 26
UK excluding London +76 128 £51,250 +20.59% 15
London +9 57 £52,000 -5.45% 11
North of England +76 37 £50,000 +28.21% 5
Yorkshire +59 33 £51,250 +46.43% 2
East of England +49 32 £55,000 +32.53% 2
South East +5 22 £60,000 +9.09% 2
South West +3 17 £45,575 +7.23% 4
Midlands +28 12 £57,500 +13.52% 2
Scotland +16 10 £50,000 +53.85%
East Midlands - 9 £60,000 - 1
North West +15 4 £45,000 -30.77% 3
West Midlands +21 3 £37,500 -25.96% 1
Wales -2 1 £50,000 +17.65%

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 163 (77.99%) SAN
2 157 (75.12%) VMware
3 124 (59.33%) Windows
4 113 (54.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 98 (46.89%) Microsoft
6 88 (42.11%) Active Directory
7 86 (41.15%) Linux
8 80 (38.28%) iSCSI
9 71 (33.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 70 (33.49%) Windows Server
11 67 (32.06%) Microsoft Azure
12 65 (31.10%) Cisco
13 61 (29.19%) Hyper-V
14 60 (28.71%) DNS
15 58 (27.75%) Citrix
16 53 (25.36%) Brocade
17 52 (24.88%) LAN
17 52 (24.88%) NAS
18 51 (24.40%) Data Centre
19 47 (22.49%) PowerShell
20 45 (21.53%) Office 365
21 44 (21.05%) MS Exchange
21 44 (21.05%) DHCP
22 41 (19.62%) VPN
22 41 (19.62%) Degree
22 41 (19.62%) vSphere
23 40 (19.14%) HP
24 39 (18.66%) ITIL
24 39 (18.66%) Amazon AWS
25 38 (18.18%) Wireless

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 44 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 19 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 15 (7.18%) SharePoint
4 14 (6.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (4.78%) Skype for Business
6 8 (3.83%) IIS
7 7 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (3.35%) SAS
8 6 (2.87%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.91%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.44%) Apache
10 3 (1.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (11.00%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.83%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.48%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.48%) Autodesk Flame
Cloud Services
1 67 (32.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (21.53%) Office 365
3 39 (18.66%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (8.61%) IaaS
5 11 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (5.26%) Amazon S3
5 11 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 9 (4.31%) PaaS
7 8 (3.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 8 (3.83%) Amazon ELB
8 7 (3.35%) Amazon Glacier
9 5 (2.39%) SaaS
10 1 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 163 (77.99%) SAN
2 80 (38.28%) iSCSI
3 60 (28.71%) DNS
4 52 (24.88%) LAN
4 52 (24.88%) NAS
5 44 (21.05%) DHCP
6 41 (19.62%) VPN
7 38 (18.18%) Wireless
8 37 (17.70%) WAN
9 31 (14.83%) TCP/IP
10 25 (11.96%) Firewall
11 22 (10.53%) FCoE
12 17 (8.13%) Cisco Wireless
13 15 (7.18%) WLAN
14 14 (6.70%) Cisco Nexus
15 13 (6.22%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (5.26%) Cisco ISE
16 11 (5.26%) Ethernet
17 9 (4.31%) Multicast
17 9 (4.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.88%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.78%) Big Data
3 8 (3.83%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (3.83%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (3.35%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (1.44%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (1.44%) MySQL
5 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.48%) HBase
Development Applications
1 7 (3.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.96%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (14.83%) Finance
2 14 (6.70%) Retail
3 12 (5.74%) Banking
3 12 (5.74%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.83%) Electronics
5 3 (1.44%) Private Banking
6 2 (0.96%) Billing
6 2 (0.96%) Legal
7 1 (0.48%) Advertising
7 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (32.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (15.31%) Consultant
3 19 (9.09%) Office 365 Consultant
3 19 (9.09%) Windows Consultant
4 18 (8.61%) Network Engineer
5 17 (8.13%) Azure Consultant
5 17 (8.13%) Linux Engineer
6 14 (6.70%) Analyst
7 13 (6.22%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (6.22%) PowerShell Engineer
7 13 (6.22%) Solutions Analyst
8 12 (5.74%) Cloud Consultant
9 11 (5.26%) Azure Engineer
9 11 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
9 11 (5.26%) Project Engineer
10 10 (4.78%) Technical Analyst
10 10 (4.78%) Technical Specialist
10 10 (4.78%) VMware Engineer
10 10 (4.78%) VMware Specialist
10 10 (4.78%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.87%) LDAP
1 6 (2.87%) Web Services
2 5 (2.39%) HTML
3 3 (1.44%) Middleware
4 2 (0.96%) .NET
4 2 (0.96%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.96%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.48%) CGI
5 1 (0.48%) REST
5 1 (0.48%) RFC 2544
5 1 (0.48%) XML
5 1 (0.48%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 51 (24.40%) Data Centre
2 31 (14.83%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (8.13%) Computer Science
4 16 (7.66%) Enterprise Storage
4 16 (7.66%) Management Information System
5 15 (7.18%) Replication
6 11 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (3.83%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (3.35%) Clustering
9 6 (2.87%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.91%) EMC VNX
11 3 (1.44%) Derivative
11 3 (1.44%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.96%) PKI
12 2 (0.96%) VxBlock/Vblock
13 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.48%) Hedge funds
13 1 (0.48%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 124 (59.33%) Windows
2 86 (41.15%) Linux
3 70 (33.49%) Windows Server
4 37 (17.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (16.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (14.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (10.05%) CentOS
8 20 (9.57%) Unix
9 10 (4.78%) Solaris
10 8 (3.83%) Ubuntu
11 7 (3.35%) Windows 10
12 5 (2.39%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.91%) VMS
13 4 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (1.44%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (1.44%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.96%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.96%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.48%) Debian
16 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (33.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 39 (18.66%) ITIL
3 32 (15.31%) Presales
4 28 (13.40%) Disaster Recovery
5 27 (12.92%) Problem-Solving
6 24 (11.48%) Project Management
7 20 (9.57%) Service Management
8 19 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
9 18 (8.61%) Continuous Improvement
9 18 (8.61%) Migration
10 17 (8.13%) DevOps
10 17 (8.13%) Patch Management
11 16 (7.66%) Business Continuity
12 15 (7.18%) Customer Requirements
13 14 (6.70%) Change Management
13 14 (6.70%) Line Management
13 14 (6.70%) Storage Management
14 13 (6.22%) Cybersecurity
14 13 (6.22%) Service Delivery
14 13 (6.22%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 47 (22.49%) PowerShell
2 33 (15.79%) SQL
3 21 (10.05%) Shell Script
4 14 (6.70%) Perl
5 10 (4.78%) Bash Shell
5 10 (4.78%) Python
5 10 (4.78%) Ruby
6 9 (4.31%) Java
7 6 (2.87%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.91%) AWK
8 4 (1.91%) Bourne shell
8 4 (1.91%) Korn
8 4 (1.91%) VB
9 3 (1.44%) C#
10 1 (0.48%) C
10 1 (0.48%) C++
10 1 (0.48%) Lua
Qualifications
1 41 (19.62%) Degree
2 34 (16.27%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (11.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 21 (10.05%) CCNP
5 16 (7.66%) CCNA
6 13 (6.22%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (4.78%) RHCE
8 8 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (3.35%) Security Cleared
10 6 (2.87%) DBS Check
10 6 (2.87%) RHCA
11 5 (2.39%) MCITP
12 4 (1.91%) DV Cleared
12 4 (1.91%) OCA
12 4 (1.91%) OCP
12 4 (1.91%) Oracle Certification
12 4 (1.91%) RHCSA
13 3 (1.44%) MCSE
14 2 (0.96%) MCSA
14 2 (0.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.57%) SLA
2 10 (4.78%) PMO
System Software
1 113 (54.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 88 (42.11%) Active Directory
3 61 (29.19%) Hyper-V
4 41 (19.62%) vSphere
5 33 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
6 28 (13.40%) NFS
7 18 (8.61%) XenDesktop
8 17 (8.13%) XenApp
9 10 (4.78%) Firmware
10 9 (4.31%) Virtual Machines
11 8 (3.83%) BitLocker
11 8 (3.83%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (3.83%) Terminal Server
12 7 (3.35%) KVM
12 7 (3.35%) Samba
12 7 (3.35%) SRDF
12 7 (3.35%) Xen
13 5 (2.39%) Terminal Services
14 4 (1.91%) GlusterFS
14 4 (1.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 37 (17.70%) Puppet
2 34 (16.27%) SCCM
3 24 (11.48%) vCenter Server
4 23 (11.00%) Terraform
4 23 (11.00%) WSUS
5 19 (9.09%) SCVMM
6 15 (7.18%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (6.70%) Nagios
8 11 (5.26%) Failover Clustering
8 11 (5.26%) PowerCLI
8 11 (5.26%) SCOM
9 9 (4.31%) Red Hat Satellite
10 8 (3.83%) NetBackup
10 8 (3.83%) vMotion
10 8 (3.83%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 7 (3.35%) Ansible
12 6 (2.87%) Microsoft Clustering
13 5 (2.39%) Cisco Prime
13 5 (2.39%) Stealthwatch
14 4 (1.91%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 157 (75.12%) VMware
2 98 (46.89%) Microsoft
3 65 (31.10%) Cisco
4 58 (27.75%) Citrix
5 53 (25.36%) Brocade
6 40 (19.14%) HP
7 36 (17.22%) Red Hat
8 34 (16.27%) Veeam
9 24 (11.48%) Symantec
10 23 (11.00%) 3PAR
11 22 (10.53%) EMC
11 22 (10.53%) Juniper
11 22 (10.53%) NetApp
12 21 (10.05%) Dell
13 20 (9.57%) Avaya
14 16 (7.66%) Ivanti
14 16 (7.66%) Shavlik
15 12 (5.74%) Oracle
16 11 (5.26%) Centrify
17 10 (4.78%) CheckPoint