Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fibre Channel (FC)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1014 922 835
Rank change year-on-year -92 -87 +67
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 164 303 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.094% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.59% 0.94% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 140 244 429
UK median annual salary £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% - -
10th Percentile £34,400 £38,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £70,125 £79,250 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -11.46% +1.05% +17.28%

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 27810 32271 36695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.98% 16.89% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 22561 26489 30264
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £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 21 October 2017.

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 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 -78 158 £48,750 -2.50% 8
UK excluding London +28 82 £42,500 -11.46% 2
London -86 82 £55,000 - 6
South East +35 32 £55,000 -5.98% 1
South West - 17 £42,500 - 1
Midlands +38 13 £50,652 +5.52%
West Midlands +17 13 £50,652 +5.52%
East of England +9 8 £41,500 -7.78%
North of England +6 8 £39,000 -8.24%
Yorkshire +23 5 £35,000 -22.22%
Wales - 4 £42,500 -
North West -22 2 £65,000 +52.94%
North East +17 1 £39,000 +18.18%
Scotland -9 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 127 (77.44%) VMware
2 117 (71.34%) SAN
3 99 (60.37%) Cisco
4 95 (57.93%) Windows
5 93 (56.71%) iSCSI
6 78 (47.56%) Microsoft
7 73 (44.51%) Linux
8 70 (42.68%) VMware Infrastructure
9 66 (40.24%) Windows Server
10 55 (33.54%) NAS
10 55 (33.54%) Active Directory
10 55 (33.54%) HP
11 52 (31.71%) NetApp
12 50 (30.49%) Citrix
13 47 (28.66%) Disaster Recovery
13 47 (28.66%) Firewall
14 46 (28.05%) Windows Server 2012
15 44 (26.83%) Data Centre
15 44 (26.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 44 (26.83%) ITIL
16 43 (26.22%) Replication
17 41 (25.00%) Hyper-V
18 40 (24.39%) Office 365
19 39 (23.78%) SQL
19 39 (23.78%) DNS
20 37 (22.56%) NFS
20 37 (22.56%) Cisco Certification
21 33 (20.12%) EMC
21 33 (20.12%) DHCP
21 33 (20.12%) vSphere

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 (17.07%) SharePoint
2 23 (14.02%) IIS
2 23 (14.02%) MS Exchange
3 9 (5.49%) Skype for Business
4 8 (4.88%) SAS
5 7 (4.27%) Apache
5 7 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.22%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.22%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.22%) WordPress
8 1 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.61%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.61%) Abaqus
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (24.39%) Office 365
2 31 (18.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (18.29%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (6.10%) IaaS
5 8 (4.88%) PaaS
6 5 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (3.05%) Oracle CX
7 3 (1.83%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.83%) SaaS
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.61%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 117 (71.34%) SAN
2 93 (56.71%) iSCSI
3 55 (33.54%) NAS
4 47 (28.66%) Firewall
5 39 (23.78%) DNS
6 33 (20.12%) DHCP
7 30 (18.29%) TCP/IP
8 19 (11.59%) VoIP
9 18 (10.98%) VLAN
9 18 (10.98%) VPN
10 17 (10.37%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (8.54%) FCoE
11 14 (8.54%) LAN
12 13 (7.93%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (7.32%) Wireless
14 10 (6.10%) Skype
14 10 (6.10%) WAN
15 9 (5.49%) OSPF
16 8 (4.88%) DMZ
16 8 (4.88%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.88%) MySQL
3 7 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.27%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (3.05%) SAP HANA
5 4 (2.44%) OLTP
5 4 (2.44%) VLDB
6 2 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (3.05%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.83%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.61%) Subversion
General
1 17 (10.37%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.10%) Finance
3 8 (4.88%) Banking
4 3 (1.83%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.22%) Advertising
5 2 (1.22%) Law
6 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (12.80%) Administrator
2 19 (11.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (10.98%) Project Engineer
4 16 (9.76%) Cisco Engineer
4 16 (9.76%) Linux Administrator
4 16 (9.76%) Network Engineer
5 15 (9.15%) Systems Administrator
6 13 (7.93%) Linux Engineer
7 12 (7.32%) Analyst
7 12 (7.32%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (6.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 11 (6.71%) VMware Engineer
9 10 (6.10%) Consultant
9 10 (6.10%) Data Centre Engineer
9 10 (6.10%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 9 (5.49%) Support Engineer
11 8 (4.88%) Team Leader
12 7 (4.27%) Operations Engineer
12 7 (4.27%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 7 (4.27%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.27%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (3.66%) LAMP
2 6 (3.66%) REST
3 5 (3.05%) SAP Basis
4 4 (2.44%) Flash
5 3 (1.83%) .NET
5 3 (1.83%) JSON
5 3 (1.83%) Middleware
5 3 (1.83%) Web Services
6 2 (1.22%) WSH
7 1 (0.61%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.61%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 44 (26.83%) Data Centre
2 43 (26.22%) Replication
3 23 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (12.80%) Public Cloud
5 20 (12.20%) Computer Science
6 16 (9.76%) Clustering
7 13 (7.93%) Enterprise Storage
8 10 (6.10%) EMC VNX
9 9 (5.49%) EMC VMAX
9 9 (5.49%) Management Information System
10 8 (4.88%) PKI
11 6 (3.66%) CLARiiON
12 5 (3.05%) Client/Server
12 5 (3.05%) RSA SecurID
13 4 (2.44%) EMC Centera
13 4 (2.44%) EMC VNXe
13 4 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
14 3 (1.83%) Enterprise Cloud
14 3 (1.83%) Private Cloud
14 3 (1.83%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 95 (57.93%) Windows
2 73 (44.51%) Linux
3 66 (40.24%) Windows Server
4 46 (28.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (17.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (15.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (12.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (12.20%) CentOS
8 20 (12.20%) Unix
9 16 (9.76%) Solaris
10 15 (9.15%) Windows 10
11 10 (6.10%) Ubuntu
12 8 (4.88%) Windows 7
13 6 (3.66%) Debian
14 5 (3.05%) Data ONTAP
15 3 (1.83%) VMS
16 2 (1.22%) AIX
16 2 (1.22%) Mac OS X
16 2 (1.22%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (1.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (28.66%) Disaster Recovery
2 44 (26.83%) ITIL
3 31 (18.90%) Migration
4 24 (14.63%) CRM
5 21 (12.80%) Presales
6 19 (11.59%) Business Continuity
7 16 (9.76%) Technical Architecture
8 15 (9.15%) Change Management
8 15 (9.15%) Data Protection
8 15 (9.15%) Service Delivery
9 14 (8.54%) Contingency Planning
9 14 (8.54%) High Availability
10 13 (7.93%) Change Control
10 13 (7.93%) Load Balancing
10 13 (7.93%) Virtual Environments
11 12 (7.32%) Project Management
11 12 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
11 12 (7.32%) Task Automation
12 11 (6.71%) Open Source
13 10 (6.10%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (23.78%) SQL
2 26 (15.85%) Perl
3 25 (15.24%) Bash Shell
4 22 (13.41%) Python
5 21 (12.80%) PowerShell
6 13 (7.93%) Java
6 13 (7.93%) Shell Script
7 7 (4.27%) C
7 7 (4.27%) Korn
8 4 (2.44%) AWK
8 4 (2.44%) Bourne shell
9 3 (1.83%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.22%) VBScript
11 1 (0.61%) C#
11 1 (0.61%) C++
11 1 (0.61%) F#
11 1 (0.61%) Haskell
11 1 (0.61%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.61%) ML
11 1 (0.61%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 44 (26.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 37 (22.56%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (16.46%) Degree
4 19 (11.59%) CCNA
4 19 (11.59%) CCNP
5 18 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (9.15%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (7.32%) CCIE
7 12 (7.32%) MCSA
8 11 (6.71%) CCIE Data Center
8 11 (6.71%) Security Cleared
8 11 (6.71%) VCAP
9 10 (6.10%) RHCE
10 9 (5.49%) DV Cleared
11 7 (4.27%) MCSE
12 6 (3.66%) MCITP
13 4 (2.44%) RHCSA
14 3 (1.83%) MCP
14 3 (1.83%) PMI Certification
15 2 (1.22%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.93%) SLA
2 2 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 70 (42.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (33.54%) Active Directory
3 41 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 37 (22.56%) NFS
5 33 (20.12%) vSphere
6 29 (17.68%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (10.98%) Terminal Services
8 17 (10.37%) Virtual Machines
9 13 (7.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 12 (7.32%) XenApp
11 9 (5.49%) Firmware
12 8 (4.88%) GlusterFS
13 7 (4.27%) KVM
14 6 (3.66%) Docker
14 6 (3.66%) Samba
15 5 (3.05%) GPFS
16 3 (1.83%) BIND 9
16 3 (1.83%) Sendmail
16 3 (1.83%) Veritas File System
16 3 (1.83%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 26 (15.85%) NetBackup
2 21 (12.80%) Puppet
3 15 (9.15%) vCenter Server
4 12 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (6.71%) Ansible
5 11 (6.71%) Red Hat Satellite
5 11 (6.71%) SCOM
6 10 (6.10%) SCCM
7 9 (5.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 9 (5.49%) Oracle ZFS
7 9 (5.49%) SCDPM
8 8 (4.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 7 (4.27%) Cisco UCCX
10 6 (3.66%) Backup Exec
11 5 (3.05%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 5 (3.05%) SolarWinds Orion
12 4 (2.44%) CFEngine
12 4 (2.44%) EMC VPLEX
12 4 (2.44%) Nagios
12 4 (2.44%) vRealize
Vendors
1 127 (77.44%) VMware
2 99 (60.37%) Cisco
3 78 (47.56%) Microsoft
4 55 (33.54%) HP
5 52 (31.71%) NetApp
6 50 (30.49%) Citrix
7 33 (20.12%) EMC
8 31 (18.90%) Juniper
9 30 (18.29%) Brocade
10 29 (17.68%) Red Hat
11 28 (17.07%) Dell
12 22 (13.41%) Oracle
13 19 (11.59%) Google
13 19 (11.59%) IBM
13 19 (11.59%) Veeam
13 19 (11.59%) Veritas
14 18 (10.98%) SonicWALL
15 17 (10.37%) SolarWinds
16 11 (6.71%) Sun
17 10 (6.10%) Sophos