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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Brocade
Rank 183 174 184
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Permanent jobs citing Brocade 5 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 0.13% 0.080%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.29% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 2
Average salary £37,500 £46,250 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.91% -5.12%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -7.60%
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
1844 1721 1889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.79% 44.61% 50.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1440 1437 1634
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 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 12 (75.00%) SAN
2 11 (68.75%) EMC
3 9 (56.25%) HP
4 7 (43.75%) Finance
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 7 (43.75%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) VMware
5 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (37.50%) Oracle
5 6 (37.50%) ITIL
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco
6 5 (31.25%) AIX
6 5 (31.25%) Linux
6 5 (31.25%) Symantec
6 5 (31.25%) Juniper
6 5 (31.25%) Tivoli
6 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
7 4 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
7 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity
7 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
7 4 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
7 4 (25.00%) FlexPod
7 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (25.00%) KVM
7 4 (25.00%) BMC
7 4 (25.00%) CA

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) WLAN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) MPLS
3 1 (6.25%) OSPF
3 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) IPsec
3 1 (6.25%) VLAN
3 1 (6.25%) VPLS
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (25.00%) DB2
1 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Team Leader
1 4 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
1 4 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Principal Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Principal Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Principal Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) FlexPod
2 3 (18.75%) CLARiiON
3 2 (12.50%) Clustering
4 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) AIX
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) OS/400
3 4 (25.00%) zOS
3 4 (25.00%) SUSE
3 4 (25.00%) HPUX
3 4 (25.00%) Solaris
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (18.75%) UNIX
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) MCSE
1 3 (18.75%) MCSA
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) MCP
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) JNCIS
3 1 (6.25%) MCITP
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) HP AIS
3 1 (6.25%) HP ASE
3 1 (6.25%) CCEE
3 1 (6.25%) CCIE
3 1 (6.25%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) CCA
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
3 4 (25.00%) KVM
4 2 (12.50%) vSphere
4 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (12.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) EMC
2 9 (56.25%) HP
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) VMware
4 6 (37.50%) Oracle
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco
5 5 (31.25%) Juniper
5 5 (31.25%) Symantec
6 4 (25.00%) BMC
6 4 (25.00%) CA
6 4 (25.00%) NetApp
6 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (25.00%) IBM
7 3 (18.75%) Citrix
8 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
8 1 (6.25%) ProCurve