Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fibre Channel (FC)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1036 924 865
Rank change year-on-year -112 -59 -3
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 153 298 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.085% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 0.94% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 131 237 397
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,649 £35,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £80,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,785
% change year-on-year -5.56% -5.83% +6.19%

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 28103 31773 36415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.63% 16.99% 16.65%
Number of salaries quoted 22762 26008 30095
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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 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 -98 146 £45,000 -10.00% 9
UK excluding London +17 88 £42,500 -5.56% 7
London -129 65 £45,000 -18.18% 2
South East +20 35 £55,000 +4.76% 2
South West - 17 £42,500 - 1
Midlands +14 13 £50,000 +4.17%
West Midlands +10 13 £50,000 +4.17%
East of England -6 10 £60,000 +44.58% 1
North of England +4 8 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Yorkshire +12 6 £36,250 -14.71%
Wales - 4 £42,500 -
North West -15 2 £65,000 +52.94% 3
Scotland -17 2 £32,750 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 119 (77.78%) VMware
2 107 (69.93%) SAN
3 93 (60.78%) Windows
4 88 (57.52%) Cisco
4 88 (57.52%) iSCSI
5 81 (52.94%) Microsoft
6 66 (43.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 63 (41.18%) Windows Server
7 63 (41.18%) Linux
8 61 (39.87%) NAS
9 60 (39.22%) HP
10 59 (38.56%) Active Directory
11 47 (30.72%) Citrix
11 47 (30.72%) Windows Server 2012
12 46 (30.07%) Hyper-V
12 46 (30.07%) Firewall
13 44 (28.76%) Disaster Recovery
14 43 (28.10%) Replication
14 43 (28.10%) SQL
14 43 (28.10%) DNS
15 41 (26.80%) ITIL
15 41 (26.80%) Office 365
16 36 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
16 36 (23.53%) TCP/IP
16 36 (23.53%) DHCP
16 36 (23.53%) NFS
17 35 (22.88%) NetApp
18 34 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 33 (21.57%) Amazon AWS
20 32 (20.92%) Data Centre

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 28 (18.30%) SharePoint
2 25 (16.34%) IIS
3 24 (15.69%) MS Exchange
4 11 (7.19%) Skype for Business
5 8 (5.23%) SAS
6 6 (3.92%) Apache
6 6 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.31%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.31%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.31%) WordPress
9 1 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.65%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (5.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (26.80%) Office 365
2 36 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (21.57%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (6.54%) IaaS
5 8 (5.23%) PaaS
6 5 (3.27%) Oracle CX
7 4 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.61%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.96%) SaaS
9 1 (0.65%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 107 (69.93%) SAN
2 88 (57.52%) iSCSI
3 61 (39.87%) NAS
4 46 (30.07%) Firewall
5 43 (28.10%) DNS
6 36 (23.53%) DHCP
6 36 (23.53%) TCP/IP
7 23 (15.03%) VPN
8 21 (13.73%) VLAN
9 17 (11.11%) LAN
10 14 (9.15%) Skype
10 14 (9.15%) VoIP
10 14 (9.15%) Wireless
11 12 (7.84%) FCoE
12 11 (7.19%) WAN
13 10 (6.54%) Ethernet
14 9 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (5.23%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (5.23%) NetScaler
16 7 (4.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.34%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (3.92%) MySQL
5 5 (3.27%) SAP HANA
6 3 (1.96%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.31%) OLTP
7 2 (1.31%) VLDB
8 1 (0.65%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (3.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.65%) Subversion
General
1 13 (8.50%) Finance
2 9 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.23%) Banking
4 5 (3.27%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.31%) Advertising
5 2 (1.31%) Law
5 2 (1.31%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (13.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (11.76%) Project Engineer
3 17 (11.11%) Administrator
4 14 (9.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (9.15%) Systems Administrator
5 13 (8.50%) Analyst
6 12 (7.84%) Linux Administrator
6 12 (7.84%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (7.19%) Consultant
8 9 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 9 (5.88%) Network Engineer
8 9 (5.88%) Storage Specialist
8 9 (5.88%) Support Engineer
9 8 (5.23%) Team Leader
10 7 (4.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 7 (4.58%) IT Engineer
10 7 (4.58%) Server Engineer
10 7 (4.58%) VMware Engineer
11 6 (3.92%) Operations Engineer
11 6 (3.92%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.58%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (3.92%) LAMP
2 6 (3.92%) REST
3 5 (3.27%) SAP Basis
4 4 (2.61%) Flash
5 3 (1.96%) .NET
5 3 (1.96%) JSON
5 3 (1.96%) Middleware
5 3 (1.96%) Web Services
6 2 (1.31%) WSH
7 1 (0.65%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.65%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 43 (28.10%) Replication
2 32 (20.92%) Data Centre
3 26 (16.99%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (15.03%) Public Cloud
5 18 (11.76%) Clustering
6 12 (7.84%) Enterprise Storage
7 10 (6.54%) EMC VNX
7 10 (6.54%) Management Information System
8 8 (5.23%) Computer Science
8 8 (5.23%) PKI
9 7 (4.58%) EMC VMAX
10 6 (3.92%) CLARiiON
11 5 (3.27%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (3.27%) RSA SecurID
12 4 (2.61%) Client/Server
12 4 (2.61%) EMC Centera
12 4 (2.61%) EMC VNXe
13 3 (1.96%) Celerra
13 3 (1.96%) Derivative
13 3 (1.96%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 93 (60.78%) Windows
2 63 (41.18%) Linux
2 63 (41.18%) Windows Server
3 47 (30.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (16.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (13.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (12.42%) CentOS
8 18 (11.76%) Unix
8 18 (11.76%) Windows 10
9 13 (8.50%) Solaris
10 10 (6.54%) Windows 7
11 9 (5.88%) Ubuntu
12 5 (3.27%) Data ONTAP
12 5 (3.27%) Debian
13 3 (1.96%) VMS
14 2 (1.31%) AIX
14 2 (1.31%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.31%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (28.76%) Disaster Recovery
2 41 (26.80%) ITIL
3 31 (20.26%) Migration
4 25 (16.34%) Presales
5 24 (15.69%) CRM
6 20 (13.07%) Business Continuity
7 17 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
8 16 (10.46%) Service Delivery
9 15 (9.80%) Data Protection
10 14 (9.15%) Contingency Planning
10 14 (9.15%) High Availability
11 13 (8.50%) Change Control
11 13 (8.50%) Project Management
11 13 (8.50%) Virtual Environments
12 11 (7.19%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (7.19%) Change Management
12 11 (7.19%) ITSM
12 11 (7.19%) Load Balancing
12 11 (7.19%) Problem Management
13 10 (6.54%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 43 (28.10%) SQL
2 30 (19.61%) Bash Shell
3 29 (18.95%) Perl
4 26 (16.99%) Python
5 25 (16.34%) PowerShell
6 14 (9.15%) Java
7 13 (8.50%) Shell Script
8 6 (3.92%) C
8 6 (3.92%) Korn
9 4 (2.61%) AWK
9 4 (2.61%) Bourne shell
10 3 (1.96%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.31%) VBScript
12 1 (0.65%) C#
12 1 (0.65%) C++
12 1 (0.65%) F#
12 1 (0.65%) Haskell
12 1 (0.65%) ML
12 1 (0.65%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 34 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 24 (15.69%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (13.07%) CCNA
4 18 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (10.46%) Degree
6 12 (7.84%) MCSA
7 11 (7.19%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (7.19%) RHCE
7 11 (7.19%) Security Cleared
8 9 (5.88%) DV Cleared
9 7 (4.58%) MCSE
10 6 (3.92%) MCITP
11 4 (2.61%) RHCSA
12 3 (1.96%) CCNP
12 3 (1.96%) PMI Certification
13 2 (1.31%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (1.31%) MCP
13 2 (1.31%) Postgraduate
13 2 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (1.31%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.23%) SLA
2 3 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 66 (43.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (38.56%) Active Directory
3 46 (30.07%) Hyper-V
4 36 (23.53%) NFS
5 31 (20.26%) vSphere
6 29 (18.95%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (12.42%) Terminal Services
8 17 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (7.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 9 (5.88%) Firmware
11 8 (5.23%) Docker
11 8 (5.23%) KVM
12 7 (4.58%) XenApp
13 6 (3.92%) GlusterFS
13 6 (3.92%) Samba
14 5 (3.27%) GPFS
15 4 (2.61%) Veritas File System
15 4 (2.61%) VMware Server
16 3 (1.96%) Sendmail
16 3 (1.96%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (16.34%) NetBackup
2 19 (12.42%) Puppet
3 15 (9.80%) vCenter Server
4 12 (7.84%) Ansible
5 10 (6.54%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (5.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 9 (5.88%) Red Hat Satellite
6 9 (5.88%) SCDPM
7 8 (5.23%) SCOM
8 6 (3.92%) Backup Exec
8 6 (3.92%) Failover Clustering
8 6 (3.92%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (3.92%) Oracle ZFS
8 6 (3.92%) SolarWinds Orion
8 6 (3.92%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 5 (3.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 5 (3.27%) SCCM
9 5 (3.27%) vRealize
10 4 (2.61%) EMC VPLEX
10 4 (2.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 119 (77.78%) VMware
2 88 (57.52%) Cisco
3 81 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 60 (39.22%) HP
5 47 (30.72%) Citrix
6 35 (22.88%) NetApp
7 31 (20.26%) EMC
7 31 (20.26%) Juniper
8 30 (19.61%) Brocade
8 30 (19.61%) Dell
9 27 (17.65%) Red Hat
10 24 (15.69%) Veeam
11 22 (14.38%) Google
12 20 (13.07%) Oracle
13 19 (12.42%) IBM
14 18 (11.76%) SonicWALL
15 17 (11.11%) Veritas
16 15 (9.80%) SolarWinds
17 10 (6.54%) F5
17 10 (6.54%) Sophos