Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fibre Channel (FC)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 289 312 319
Rank change year-on-year +23 +7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 18 7 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.072% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.20% 0.47% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 28
West Midlands median annual salary £41,250 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.50% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,250 £43,500 £39,050
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,860 £52,650
England median annual salary £47,750 £55,000 £51,750
% change year-on-year -13.18% +6.28% -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 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 1,505 1,481 1,823
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.01% 15.14% 14.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,030 1,180 1,456
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,000 £24,625
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 17 June 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 17 June 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
Sutton Coldfield - 6 £52,500 -
Warwickshire +17 4 £35,000 - 1
Birmingham -8 4 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Staffordshire - 2 £35,750 -
Fibre Channel
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Fibre Channel.

1 15 (83.33%) VMware
2 13 (72.22%) SAN
3 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 8 (44.44%) iSCSI
5 6 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (33.33%) Supplier Management
5 6 (33.33%) XenApp
5 6 (33.33%) Citrix
5 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (33.33%) Skype
5 6 (33.33%) Dell Compellent
5 6 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (33.33%) Presales
5 6 (33.33%) vRealize
5 6 (33.33%) VSAN
6 5 (27.78%) Resource Allocation
6 5 (27.78%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (27.78%) Migration
6 5 (27.78%) IBM
6 5 (27.78%) Linux
7 4 (22.22%) ITIL
8 3 (16.67%) NetApp
8 3 (16.67%) Debian
8 3 (16.67%) Backup Exec
8 3 (16.67%) Windows
8 3 (16.67%) DNS
8 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008

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 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) SAN
2 8 (44.44%) iSCSI
3 6 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (33.33%) Skype
3 6 (33.33%) VSAN
4 3 (16.67%) DNS
5 2 (11.11%) FCoE
5 2 (11.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) PKI
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Celerra
2 2 (11.11%) CLARiiON
2 2 (11.11%) CMDB
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) EMC VNX
2 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (11.11%) IBM XIV
2 2 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Debian
2 3 (16.67%) Ubuntu
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (5.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Presales
1 6 (33.33%) Supplier Management
1 6 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 5 (27.78%) Migration
2 5 (27.78%) Resource Allocation
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Benchmarking
4 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (11.11%) Change Control
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) Converged Infrastructure
4 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (11.11%) Product Management
4 2 (11.11%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (33.33%) XenApp
3 5 (27.78%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (16.67%) vSphere
5 2 (11.11%) NFS
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (5.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) vRealize
2 3 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 3 (16.67%) PowerCLI
2 3 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) VMware
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) Citrix
3 6 (33.33%) Dell Compellent
4 5 (27.78%) IBM
5 3 (16.67%) Brocade
5 3 (16.67%) NetApp
5 3 (16.67%) Nimble Storage
5 3 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 2 (11.11%) 3PAR
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco
6 2 (11.11%) EMC
6 2 (11.11%) HP
6 2 (11.11%) Isilon
6 2 (11.11%) Remedy
6 2 (11.11%) Veeam
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle