Period
to 20 January 2021

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 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fibre Channel (FC)
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 711 897 937
Rank change year-on-year +186 +40 +102
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 52 127 193
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.082% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.58% 0.67% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 48 103 168
Median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £52,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -13.88% +4.50%
10th Percentile £23,500 £31,250 £35,250
90th Percentile £57,000 £62,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% -10.00% -

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 9,008 18,871 22,483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.17% 15.05% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 7,176 15,065 17,844
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Fibre Channel
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Fibre Channel as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Fibre Channel in the UK

Fibre Channel
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Fibre Channel.

Salary trend for Fibre Channel in the UK

Fibre Channel
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Fibre Channel over the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

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 20 January 2021. 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 +175 43 £40,000 -11.11% 7
UK excluding London +144 30 £36,000 -20.00% 5
London +205 18 £53,750 +4.88% 3
Midlands +83 14 £24,000 -39.64%
West Midlands +64 8 £24,000 -39.64%
Work from Home -62 8 £51,000 +13.33%
East Midlands - 6 £32,500 -
South East +120 4 £41,500 -17.00% 4
South West +68 4 £39,750 -20.50%
Scotland +41 4 £45,000 -35.71%
North of England +67 2 £46,750 +16.88%
North West - 2 £46,750 -
East of England +103 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, 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 34 (65.38%) Windows
2 33 (63.46%) VMware
3 32 (61.54%) SAN
4 31 (59.62%) iSCSI
5 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 24 (46.15%) DNS
7 22 (42.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (40.38%) Firewall
9 20 (38.46%) Citrix
9 20 (38.46%) Azure
10 19 (36.54%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (36.54%) DHCP
11 18 (34.62%) Data Centre
12 17 (32.69%) TCP/IP
12 17 (32.69%) ITIL
13 16 (30.77%) LAN
14 15 (28.85%) Active Directory
14 15 (28.85%) Windows Server
14 15 (28.85%) PowerShell
14 15 (28.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 14 (26.92%) Linux
15 14 (26.92%) Change Management
16 13 (25.00%) Clustering
16 13 (25.00%) Oracle
16 13 (25.00%) WAN
16 13 (25.00%) Cisco
17 12 (23.08%) EMC
17 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
18 11 (21.15%) AWS
18 11 (21.15%) Dell

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 6 (11.54%) Apache Spark
2 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (7.69%) IIS
2 4 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.77%) SAS
4 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.92%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 20 (38.46%) Azure
2 11 (21.15%) AWS
3 9 (17.31%) Office 365
4 5 (9.62%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (7.69%) IaaS
6 2 (3.85%) Amazon S3
6 2 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (61.54%) SAN
2 31 (59.62%) iSCSI
3 24 (46.15%) DNS
4 21 (40.38%) Firewall
5 19 (36.54%) DHCP
6 17 (32.69%) TCP/IP
7 16 (30.77%) LAN
8 13 (25.00%) WAN
9 11 (21.15%) VPN
10 10 (19.23%) VLAN
11 7 (13.46%) SNMP
12 6 (11.54%) DMZ
12 6 (11.54%) NetScaler
13 4 (7.69%) 802.11
13 4 (7.69%) FTP
13 4 (7.69%) HTTP
13 4 (7.69%) Internet
13 4 (7.69%) SSH
13 4 (7.69%) VoIP
13 4 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.54%) Big Data
2 6 (11.54%) Hadoop
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (9.62%) Impala
3 5 (9.62%) MongoDB
3 5 (9.62%) NoSQL
3 5 (9.62%) RDBMS
3 5 (9.62%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (5.77%) Apache Hive
5 3 (5.77%) HBase
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
General
1 6 (11.54%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.85%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) Analyst
2 11 (21.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 11 (21.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Consultant
3 7 (13.46%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) Administrator
4 5 (9.62%) IT Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.69%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Virtualisation Technical Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Wintel Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.77%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) IT Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) IT Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Senior IT Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Senior IT Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) Kafka
2 4 (7.69%) 802.1X
2 4 (7.69%) XMPP
3 3 (5.77%) Flash
3 3 (5.77%) POSIX
3 3 (5.77%) WSH
4 1 (1.92%) LDAP
4 1 (1.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (34.62%) Data Centre
2 13 (25.00%) Clustering
3 7 (13.46%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (7.69%) LIMS
5 3 (5.77%) Driving Licence
6 2 (3.85%) Reinsurance
7 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (65.38%) Windows
2 15 (28.85%) Windows Server
3 14 (26.92%) Linux
4 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (17.31%) Oracle Linux
6 7 (13.46%) Unix
6 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (11.54%) CentOS
7 6 (11.54%) Ubuntu
8 5 (9.62%) Windows 8
9 3 (5.77%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (3.85%) HPUX
10 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (3.85%) Solaris
10 2 (3.85%) VMS
10 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) ITIL
2 15 (28.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 14 (26.92%) Change Management
4 8 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (15.38%) Network Load Balancing
4 8 (15.38%) Patch Management
5 7 (13.46%) High Availability
6 6 (11.54%) Presales
6 6 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (9.62%) Capacity Management
7 5 (9.62%) Data Architecture
7 5 (9.62%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (9.62%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (7.69%) Hardware Maintenance
8 4 (7.69%) Information Management
8 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.69%) Network Performance Management
8 4 (7.69%) Performance Management
8 4 (7.69%) Server Building
8 4 (7.69%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.62%) Perl
2 5 (9.62%) Python
3 3 (5.77%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.77%) C++
3 3 (5.77%) Java
3 3 (5.77%) VBScript
4 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.85%) SQL
5 1 (1.92%) AWK
Qualifications
1 22 (42.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (19.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (13.46%) MCSA
4 6 (11.54%) MCSE
5 5 (9.62%) Server+ Certification
6 4 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (7.69%) MCP
6 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
7 3 (5.77%) CCNA
7 3 (5.77%) DV Cleared
7 3 (5.77%) MCITP
8 2 (3.85%) CISSP
9 1 (1.92%) CCDA
9 1 (1.92%) CCNP
9 1 (1.92%) CEH
9 1 (1.92%) CISM
9 1 (1.92%) Degree
9 1 (1.92%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.92%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (36.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (28.85%) Active Directory
3 10 (19.23%) vSphere
4 9 (17.31%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (15.38%) Hyper-V
6 6 (11.54%) NFS
7 4 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (5.77%) GPFS
9 2 (3.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (3.85%) XenApp
9 2 (3.85%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.92%) DFS Replication
10 1 (1.92%) Docker
10 1 (1.92%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) SCCM
2 5 (9.62%) Nagios
3 4 (7.69%) Data Guard
4 3 (5.77%) Ansible
4 3 (5.77%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (3.85%) Backup Exec
5 2 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (3.85%) systemd
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco CME
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.92%) Nexpose
6 1 (1.92%) OpenView
6 1 (1.92%) Puppet
6 1 (1.92%) QRadar
6 1 (1.92%) WMI
6 1 (1.92%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (63.46%) VMware
2 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (38.46%) Citrix
4 13 (25.00%) Cisco
4 13 (25.00%) Oracle
5 12 (23.08%) EMC
6 11 (21.15%) Dell
7 10 (19.23%) SolarWinds
8 9 (17.31%) McAfee
9 7 (13.46%) NetApp
9 7 (13.46%) Red Hat
10 6 (11.54%) Brocade
10 6 (11.54%) IBM
11 4 (7.69%) CommVault
11 4 (7.69%) LogicMonitor
11 4 (7.69%) Meraki
11 4 (7.69%) Nimble Storage
12 3 (5.77%) Avaya
12 3 (5.77%) HP
12 3 (5.77%) Veritas