Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fibre Channel (FC)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 301 315 280
Rank change year-on-year +14 -35 +26
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 16 7 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.068% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.12% 0.42% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 22
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £48,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% +12.94% -15.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £44,100 £27,950
90th Percentile £53,750 £53,800 £51,277
England median annual salary £48,000 £52,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.00% +5.50% -

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,429 1,671 1,554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.57% 16.18% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,118 1,290 1,343
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,314 £23,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £55,800
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Fibre Channel
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Fibre Channel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Fibre Channel in the West Midlands

Fibre Channel
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Fibre Channel in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Fibre Channel in the West Midlands

Fibre Channel
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Fibre Channel in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Fibre Channel in the West Midlands

Fibre Channel
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fibre Channel within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
Birmingham - 9 £37,500 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 5 £52,500 - 2
Fibre Channel
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Fibre Channel.

1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 14 (87.50%) VMware
2 13 (81.25%) SAN
3 11 (68.75%) iSCSI
4 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
4 9 (56.25%) Windows
4 9 (56.25%) Veeam
4 9 (56.25%) Skype
5 7 (43.75%) Linux
5 7 (43.75%) Cisco
6 6 (37.50%) EMC
6 6 (37.50%) HP
6 6 (37.50%) Brocade
6 6 (37.50%) Replication
6 6 (37.50%) NAS
7 5 (31.25%) XenApp
7 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (31.25%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (31.25%) Presales
7 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
7 5 (31.25%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
7 5 (31.25%) Citrix
8 4 (25.00%) Juniper
8 4 (25.00%) Sophos
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (25.00%) CommVault
8 4 (25.00%) Dell

Fibre Channel
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) SAN
2 11 (68.75%) iSCSI
3 9 (56.25%) Skype
4 6 (37.50%) NAS
5 5 (31.25%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (25.00%) Firewall
7 3 (18.75%) SSL
7 3 (18.75%) VPN
8 2 (12.50%) FCoE
9 1 (6.25%) DNS
General
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Consultant
1 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 5 (31.25%) Senior Consultant
1 5 (31.25%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Storage Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Replication
2 4 (25.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Celerra
3 2 (12.50%) CLARiiON
3 2 (12.50%) CMDB
3 2 (12.50%) EMC VNX
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (12.50%) IBM XIV
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (12.50%) Unix
6 1 (6.25%) Debian
6 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Presales
1 5 (31.25%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Benchmarking
4 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Change Control
4 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) Product Management
4 2 (12.50%) Regulatory Compliance
4 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Converged Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C
2 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) MCSA
1 4 (25.00%) MCSE
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (12.50%) Postgraduate
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) XenApp
3 4 (25.00%) VMware Server
3 4 (25.00%) vSphere
4 2 (12.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.25%) PowerCLI
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 14 (87.50%) VMware
2 9 (56.25%) Veeam
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco
4 6 (37.50%) Brocade
4 6 (37.50%) EMC
4 6 (37.50%) HP
5 5 (31.25%) Citrix
6 4 (25.00%) CommVault
6 4 (25.00%) Dell
6 4 (25.00%) F5
6 4 (25.00%) Fortinet
6 4 (25.00%) Juniper
6 4 (25.00%) Sophos
7 3 (18.75%) IBM
8 2 (12.50%) 3PAR
8 2 (12.50%) Isilon
8 2 (12.50%) Remedy
8 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
9 1 (6.25%) Nimble Storage