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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fibre Channel (FC)
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 796 770 680
Rank change year-on-year -26 -90  
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 93 170 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% 1.03% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 71 153 271
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £37,649 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £92,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,075 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.53% +2.22%  

Fibre Channel is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 14390 16539 19222
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.18% 16.86% 17.30%
Number of salaries quoted 35612 41353 46564
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,798 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £70,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Fibre Channel in the UK

Fibre Channel
Top 9 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -25 90 £50,000 -9.09% 12
London -45 48 £60,000 +4.34% 3
UK excluding London +19 43 £42,075 -8.53% 9
South East +43 19 £50,000 -25.92% 5
Midlands +9 7 £50,000 +4.16% 1
South West - 6 £30,000 -
East of England -11 5 £36,000 -20.00%
North of England -14 5 £39,000 -13.33% 3
Wales - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 160 (68.38%) VMware
2 153 (65.38%) SAN
3 144 (61.54%) iSCSI
4 138 (58.97%) Cisco
5 132 (56.41%) Windows
6 113 (48.29%) Linux
7 96 (41.03%) VMware Infrastructure
8 90 (38.46%) Active Directory
9 88 (37.61%) HP
9 88 (37.61%) Microsoft
10 81 (34.62%) NetApp
11 77 (32.91%) Firewall
12 72 (30.77%) Data Centre
13 71 (30.34%) NFS
13 71 (30.34%) Windows Server
14 64 (27.35%) ITIL
15 61 (26.07%) Hyper-V
16 56 (23.93%) NAS
16 56 (23.93%) Brocade
17 54 (23.08%) FCoE
17 54 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
18 52 (22.22%) vSphere
18 52 (22.22%) DNS
18 52 (22.22%) EMC
19 49 (20.94%) Amazon AWS
20 48 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
21 46 (19.66%) Citrix
22 44 (18.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
22 44 (18.80%) Microsoft Azure
23 42 (17.95%) Oracle

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 36 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 26 (11.11%) IIS
3 20 (8.55%) SharePoint
4 16 (6.84%) Apache
5 13 (5.56%) SAS
6 12 (5.13%) Oracle Coherence
6 12 (5.13%) Skype for Business
7 11 (4.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (4.70%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (2.99%) Tomcat
10 6 (2.56%) CloudStack
10 6 (2.56%) DataSynapse
10 6 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (2.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 6 (2.56%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.85%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.71%) Abaqus
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.56%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 49 (20.94%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (18.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (14.96%) Office 365
4 7 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.14%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (2.14%) Amazon S3
5 5 (2.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (2.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.43%) G Suite
6 1 (0.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 153 (65.38%) SAN
2 144 (61.54%) iSCSI
3 77 (32.91%) Firewall
4 56 (23.93%) NAS
5 54 (23.08%) FCoE
6 52 (22.22%) DNS
7 39 (16.67%) DHCP
8 36 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 29 (12.39%) LAN
10 27 (11.54%) WAN
11 25 (10.68%) Cisco ASA
11 25 (10.68%) Wireless
12 24 (10.26%) VoIP
13 21 (8.97%) Network Security
13 21 (8.97%) OSPF
13 21 (8.97%) TCP/IP
14 18 (7.69%) BGP
15 16 (6.84%) VPN
16 15 (6.41%) Multicast
17 14 (5.98%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.97%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.13%) Hadoop
2 12 (5.13%) HBase
3 9 (3.85%) MySQL
4 7 (2.99%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (2.14%) OLTP
5 5 (2.14%) VLDB
6 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (3.42%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.28%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.85%) Subversion
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
General
1 28 (11.97%) Finance
2 25 (10.68%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.85%) Banking
4 6 (2.56%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.56%) Law
5 2 (0.85%) Marketing
5 2 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (14.53%) Administrator
2 28 (11.97%) Network Engineer
3 26 (11.11%) Architect
4 23 (9.83%) Infrastructure Architect
4 23 (9.83%) Linux Administrator
5 22 (9.40%) Systems Engineer
6 21 (8.97%) Analyst
7 19 (8.12%) Support Engineer
8 18 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
9 17 (7.26%) Technical Architect
10 16 (6.84%) Cisco Engineer
11 15 (6.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 15 (6.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (6.41%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
11 15 (6.41%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
12 14 (5.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 14 (5.98%) IT Engineer
12 14 (5.98%) Storage Manager
13 13 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
13 13 (5.56%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.70%) 802.1X
2 9 (3.85%) Middleware
3 6 (2.56%) HTML
3 6 (2.56%) Rendezvous
3 6 (2.56%) Ultra Messaging
3 6 (2.56%) XML
3 6 (2.56%) XSLT
4 5 (2.14%) Catalyst
4 5 (2.14%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (1.71%) Flash
6 3 (1.28%) LAMP
6 3 (1.28%) Web Services
7 2 (0.85%) POSIX
8 1 (0.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 72 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 27 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 26 (11.11%) Replication
4 25 (10.68%) PKI
4 25 (10.68%) Public Cloud
5 17 (7.26%) Clustering
6 14 (5.98%) Enterprise Storage
7 11 (4.70%) Derivative
8 10 (4.27%) Private Cloud
9 8 (3.42%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 7 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (2.99%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (2.56%) Device Driver
11 6 (2.56%) Virtual Team
12 5 (2.14%) Client/Server
12 5 (2.14%) EMC VMAX
12 5 (2.14%) EMC VNX
12 5 (2.14%) Management Information System
13 4 (1.71%) HP Storage
13 4 (1.71%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 132 (56.41%) Windows
2 113 (48.29%) Linux
3 71 (30.34%) Windows Server
4 54 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (15.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 33 (14.10%) Solaris
7 32 (13.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (13.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (8.55%) CentOS
10 15 (6.41%) Unix
11 14 (5.98%) Ubuntu
12 11 (4.70%) Data ONTAP
13 10 (4.27%) Debian
14 5 (2.14%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (2.14%) VMS
14 5 (2.14%) Windows 10
14 5 (2.14%) Windows 2000
14 5 (2.14%) Windows 7
14 5 (2.14%) Windows NT
15 3 (1.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (27.35%) ITIL
2 36 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 26 (11.11%) Migration
4 24 (10.26%) Capacity Planning
4 24 (10.26%) Presales
5 20 (8.55%) Business Continuity
5 20 (8.55%) Change Management
6 17 (7.26%) Benchmarking
6 17 (7.26%) Configuration Management
7 15 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (6.41%) Change Control
8 14 (5.98%) Task Automation
9 13 (5.56%) CRM
9 13 (5.56%) Load Balancing
9 13 (5.56%) Network Management
9 13 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (5.56%) Project Management
9 13 (5.56%) Security Management
10 12 (5.13%) Open Source
10 12 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (17.09%) SQL
2 29 (12.39%) Shell Script
3 26 (11.11%) Perl
3 26 (11.11%) Python
4 19 (8.12%) Java
5 18 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 14 (5.98%) C
7 11 (4.70%) JavaScript
8 8 (3.42%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.99%) C++
10 4 (1.71%) Korn
10 4 (1.71%) MATLAB
10 4 (1.71%) VB
11 3 (1.28%) AWK
11 3 (1.28%) Bourne shell
12 2 (0.85%) C#
12 2 (0.85%) F#
12 2 (0.85%) Haskell
12 2 (0.85%) ML
12 2 (0.85%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 48 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (18.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 37 (15.81%) CCNP
4 36 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 33 (14.10%) Degree
6 20 (8.55%) CCIE
7 19 (8.12%) MCSE
8 18 (7.69%) MCSA
9 15 (6.41%) CCNA
9 15 (6.41%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (5.56%) CCIE Data Center
10 13 (5.56%) VCAP
11 8 (3.42%) CCDP
12 7 (2.99%) MCP
12 7 (2.99%) VCP5
13 5 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
13 5 (2.14%) MCITP
13 5 (2.14%) RHCE
14 4 (1.71%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (1.71%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (11.54%) SLA
2 5 (2.14%) QA
3 4 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.71%) SSAE 16
4 3 (1.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 96 (41.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 90 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 71 (30.34%) NFS
4 61 (26.07%) Hyper-V
5 52 (22.22%) vSphere
6 23 (9.83%) XenApp
7 21 (8.97%) KVM
8 17 (7.26%) Terminal Services
8 17 (7.26%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (5.13%) Oracle RAC
9 12 (5.13%) SRDF
9 12 (5.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 12 (5.13%) Xen
10 10 (4.27%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (3.85%) Docker
12 8 (3.42%) GlusterFS
13 7 (2.99%) Samba
13 7 (2.99%) Virtual Servers
14 6 (2.56%) vCloud
14 6 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 32 (13.68%) NetBackup
2 29 (12.39%) SCOM
3 28 (11.97%) Puppet
4 22 (9.40%) SCCM
5 21 (8.97%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (8.12%) vCenter Server
7 14 (5.98%) Ansible
7 14 (5.98%) Salt
8 13 (5.56%) Cisco UCCX
9 11 (4.70%) Red Hat Satellite
10 9 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
10 9 (3.85%) Oracle ZFS
11 8 (3.42%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 7 (2.99%) CFEngine
12 7 (2.99%) EMC Navisphere
13 6 (2.56%) FortiGate
13 6 (2.56%) WMI
14 5 (2.14%) vMotion
15 4 (1.71%) Linux-HA
15 4 (1.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 160 (68.38%) VMware
2 138 (58.97%) Cisco
3 88 (37.61%) HP
3 88 (37.61%) Microsoft
4 81 (34.62%) NetApp
5 56 (23.93%) Brocade
6 52 (22.22%) EMC
7 46 (19.66%) Citrix
8 42 (17.95%) Oracle
9 34 (14.53%) Dell
10 32 (13.68%) IBM
11 28 (11.97%) Red Hat
12 27 (11.54%) F5
12 27 (11.54%) Juniper
13 16 (6.84%) Intel
13 16 (6.84%) Veeam
14 15 (6.41%) SolarWinds
15 14 (5.98%) Google
15 14 (5.98%) SonicWALL
15 14 (5.98%) Veritas
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