The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Brocade products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Brocade over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Brocade
Rank 180 175 184
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Permanent jobs citing Brocade 5 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 0.079% 0.026%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.18% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £47,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +0.55%
Brocade
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1818 1670 1888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.93% 44.25% 49.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1444 1392 1639
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Brocade
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Brocade across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Brocade Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Brocade
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Brocade across the Manchester region.

Brocade Salary Trend in Manchester

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Brocade also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Brocade.

1 13 (81.25%) SAN
2 12 (75.00%) EMC
3 9 (56.25%) HP
4 8 (50.00%) Windows
4 8 (50.00%) VMware
5 7 (43.75%) Finance
5 7 (43.75%) Tivoli
5 7 (43.75%) Symantec
5 7 (43.75%) AIX
5 7 (43.75%) Linux
5 7 (43.75%) Oracle
5 7 (43.75%) Cisco
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (43.75%) Hyper-V
6 6 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (37.50%) Oracle Exadata
6 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Management
6 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database
6 6 (37.50%) FlexPod
6 6 (37.50%) Relational Database
6 6 (37.50%) KVM
6 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
6 6 (37.50%) Coaching
6 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
6 6 (37.50%) IBM
6 6 (37.50%) OS/400
6 6 (37.50%) RDBMS
6 6 (37.50%) Juniper

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Brocade also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Brocade. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
1 6 (37.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) WLAN
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) IPsec
3 1 (6.25%) MPLS
3 1 (6.25%) OSPF
3 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
3 1 (6.25%) VPLS
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (6.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle Exadata
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database
1 6 (37.50%) Relational Database
1 6 (37.50%) RDBMS
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 6 (37.50%) DB2
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Architect
1 6 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Principal Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Network Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Principal Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) SAN Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Principal Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
1 6 (37.50%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) FlexPod
2 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) CLARiiON
3 2 (12.50%) Clustering
4 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) AIX
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (37.50%) OS/400
3 6 (37.50%) HPUX
3 6 (37.50%) Solaris
3 6 (37.50%) zOS
3 6 (37.50%) SUSE
4 2 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Management
1 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
1 6 (37.50%) Coaching
1 6 (37.50%) Business Continuity
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) CCNP
1 1 (6.25%) MCP
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) MCSA
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (43.75%) Hyper-V
2 6 (37.50%) KVM
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) EMC
2 9 (56.25%) HP
3 8 (50.00%) VMware
4 7 (43.75%) Symantec
4 7 (43.75%) Oracle
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) IBM
5 6 (37.50%) Juniper
5 6 (37.50%) BMC
5 6 (37.50%) CA
5 6 (37.50%) NetApp
5 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) ProCurve
6 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat