Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fibre Channel (FC)
UK
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1053 915 909
Rank change year-on-year -138 -6 -147
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 142 268 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.080% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 0.96% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 118 193 331
UK median annual salary £50,000 £53,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.66% +2.91% -
10th Percentile £32,350 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £93,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,537 £43,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.23% -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 26,408 27,829 34,518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.89% 16.18% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 21,006 22,679 28,656
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -124 122 £50,000 -9.09% 15
UK excluding London -41 89 £46,537 +8.23% 12
London -100 44 £55,000 -6.78% 4
South East -58 33 £50,000 +16.28% 5
Midlands +19 20 £38,750 -20.92%
West Midlands +5 20 £38,750 -20.92%
North of England +11 12 £45,000 +20.00% 4
East of England -30 10 £60,000 +44.58%
North West -13 8 £42,500 -19.81% 4
Wales - 6 £51,250 - 1
Scotland -21 5 £38,500 -23.00%
Yorkshire +19 4 £49,000 +30.67%
South West -6 4 £45,575 +14.65% 2

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 102 (71.83%) VMware
2 99 (69.72%) SAN
3 98 (69.01%) iSCSI
4 80 (56.34%) Microsoft
5 74 (52.11%) Windows
6 62 (43.66%) Citrix
7 57 (40.14%) Linux
8 54 (38.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 48 (33.80%) Hyper-V
10 44 (30.99%) Active Directory
11 41 (28.87%) NAS
11 41 (28.87%) Windows Server
12 40 (28.17%) Cisco
13 38 (26.76%) Remote Desktop
13 38 (26.76%) Presales
13 38 (26.76%) XenApp
14 37 (26.06%) Microsoft Azure
15 36 (25.35%) Firewall
16 31 (21.83%) NetApp
17 30 (21.13%) PowerShell
17 30 (21.13%) Amazon AWS
17 30 (21.13%) Skype
18 29 (20.42%) HP
19 28 (19.72%) DNS
19 28 (19.72%) ITIL
19 28 (19.72%) Disaster Recovery
19 28 (19.72%) Office 365
19 28 (19.72%) Exchange Server 2013
20 26 (18.31%) Systems Analysis
21 25 (17.61%) SQL

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 (19.72%) Exchange Server 2013
2 13 (9.15%) MS Exchange
3 11 (7.75%) IIS
4 7 (4.93%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.23%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.82%) SAS
7 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.41%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 37 (26.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (21.13%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (19.72%) Office 365
4 6 (4.23%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.41%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (1.41%) Amazon Glacier
5 2 (1.41%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.41%) IaaS
5 2 (1.41%) PaaS
5 2 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.70%) G Suite
6 1 (0.70%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 99 (69.72%) SAN
2 98 (69.01%) iSCSI
3 41 (28.87%) NAS
4 38 (26.76%) Remote Desktop
5 36 (25.35%) Firewall
6 30 (21.13%) Skype
7 28 (19.72%) DNS
8 24 (16.90%) TCP/IP
9 22 (15.49%) DHCP
10 18 (12.68%) VPN
11 17 (11.97%) NetScaler
12 14 (9.86%) LAN
13 12 (8.45%) FCoE
14 11 (7.75%) WAN
15 9 (6.34%) MPLS
16 8 (5.63%) VSAN
17 7 (4.93%) Cisco ASA
18 6 (4.23%) VLAN
18 6 (4.23%) Wireless
19 5 (3.52%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.82%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.70%) Big Data
4 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.41%) Gerrit
2 2 (1.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.41%) JUnit
2 2 (1.41%) Maven
2 2 (1.41%) Robot Framework
2 2 (1.41%) Selenium
3 1 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (14.08%) Finance
2 6 (4.23%) Banking
2 6 (4.23%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.82%) Marketing
4 2 (1.41%) Back Office
4 2 (1.41%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 41 (28.87%) Consultant
2 29 (20.42%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 28 (19.72%) Senior Consultant
4 24 (16.90%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
5 19 (13.38%) Linux Engineer
6 18 (12.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (9.15%) VMware Engineer
8 12 (8.45%) Systems Engineer
9 10 (7.04%) Storage Engineer
10 8 (5.63%) Administrator
10 8 (5.63%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (5.63%) Team Leader
11 7 (4.93%) Analyst
11 7 (4.93%) Backup Engineer
11 7 (4.93%) Cloud Engineer
11 7 (4.93%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 7 (4.93%) Storage and Backup Engineer
11 7 (4.93%) Technical Consultant
12 6 (4.23%) Citrix Consultant
12 6 (4.23%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.45%) Web Services
2 8 (5.63%) Flash
3 5 (3.52%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.70%) .NET
4 1 (0.70%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.70%) LDAP
4 1 (0.70%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.68%) Data Centre
2 17 (11.97%) Public Cloud
3 15 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (8.45%) Replication
5 7 (4.93%) Clustering
6 6 (4.23%) HP Storage
6 6 (4.23%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.52%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.52%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (2.82%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (2.82%) PKI
9 3 (2.11%) Celerra
9 3 (2.11%) CLARiiON
9 3 (2.11%) CMDB
9 3 (2.11%) EMC VNX
9 3 (2.11%) IBM XIV
9 3 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.41%) FlexPod
10 2 (1.41%) RSA SecurID
10 2 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 74 (52.11%) Windows
2 57 (40.14%) Linux
3 41 (28.87%) Windows Server
4 23 (16.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (11.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (10.56%) CentOS
7 13 (9.15%) Unix
7 13 (9.15%) Windows 10
8 11 (7.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (5.63%) Ubuntu
10 7 (4.93%) Debian
11 5 (3.52%) Windows 7
12 3 (2.11%) Data ONTAP
12 3 (2.11%) Solaris
13 1 (0.70%) AIX
13 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.76%) Presales
2 28 (19.72%) Disaster Recovery
2 28 (19.72%) ITIL
3 26 (18.31%) Systems Analysis
4 16 (11.27%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (9.15%) Change Control
5 13 (9.15%) Migration
6 11 (7.75%) Business Continuity
7 10 (7.04%) Contingency Planning
7 10 (7.04%) High Availability
7 10 (7.04%) Project Management
8 9 (6.34%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (5.63%) Load Balancing
10 7 (4.93%) Converged Infrastructure
10 7 (4.93%) CRM
11 6 (4.23%) DevOps
11 6 (4.23%) Patch Management
11 6 (4.23%) Performance Analysis
11 6 (4.23%) Service Delivery
12 5 (3.52%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (21.13%) PowerShell
2 25 (17.61%) SQL
3 24 (16.90%) Bash Shell
4 22 (15.49%) Python
5 16 (11.27%) Perl
6 12 (8.45%) Java
7 8 (5.63%) Shell Script
8 7 (4.93%) C
9 4 (2.82%) C++
9 4 (2.82%) R
10 3 (2.11%) C#
11 2 (1.41%) Ruby
12 1 (0.70%) PHP
12 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.70%) VB
12 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (10.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (7.75%) Degree
3 9 (6.34%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.93%) CCNA
4 7 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.82%) MCSE
6 3 (2.11%) MCSA
7 2 (1.41%) CCDP
7 2 (1.41%) CCNP
7 2 (1.41%) MCITP
7 2 (1.41%) MCP
7 2 (1.41%) VCP6
8 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.70%) NCDA
8 1 (0.70%) NCIE
8 1 (0.70%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.70%) RHCE
8 1 (0.70%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.41%) COBIT
1 2 (1.41%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.70%) PMO
2 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (38.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (33.80%) Hyper-V
3 44 (30.99%) Active Directory
4 38 (26.76%) XenApp
5 22 (15.49%) NFS
6 13 (9.15%) vSphere
7 12 (8.45%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (7.75%) XenDesktop
9 6 (4.23%) Terminal Services
10 5 (3.52%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (3.52%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (2.82%) Docker
12 3 (2.11%) vCloud
12 3 (2.11%) VMware Server
12 3 (2.11%) XenServer
13 2 (1.41%) GPFS
13 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (1.41%) Samba
13 2 (1.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (1.41%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 15 (10.56%) Puppet
2 10 (7.04%) Microsoft Intune
2 10 (7.04%) XenMobile
3 7 (4.93%) Ansible
3 7 (4.93%) Backup Exec
3 7 (4.93%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.93%) vRealize
4 6 (4.23%) PowerCLI
5 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (3.52%) NetBackup
5 5 (3.52%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (3.52%) WSUS
6 4 (2.82%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (2.82%) Kubernetes
6 4 (2.82%) SCCM
7 3 (2.11%) Grafana
7 3 (2.11%) NetApp OnCommand
7 3 (2.11%) Simpana
7 3 (2.11%) Terraform
7 3 (2.11%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 102 (71.83%) VMware
2 80 (56.34%) Microsoft
3 62 (43.66%) Citrix
4 40 (28.17%) Cisco
5 31 (21.83%) NetApp
6 29 (20.42%) HP
7 20 (14.08%) Red Hat
8 19 (13.38%) Veeam
9 17 (11.97%) Brocade
10 16 (11.27%) IBM
10 16 (11.27%) SolarWinds
11 14 (9.86%) Google
12 13 (9.15%) 3PAR
13 11 (7.75%) EMC
14 8 (5.63%) CommVault
15 7 (4.93%) Juniper
15 7 (4.93%) Oracle
15 7 (4.93%) Palo Alto
16 6 (4.23%) Dell
17 5 (3.52%) Ivanti