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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Brocade
Rank 159 178 179
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +1
Permanent jobs citing Brocade 13 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.40% 0.29% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.91% 0.65% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 8
Average salary - £70,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -
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
1427 1691 1867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.45% 44.31% 45.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1371 1571
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,581 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) SAN
1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (96.30%) Microsoft
2 26 (96.30%) NetApp
2 26 (96.30%) Cisco
3 25 (92.59%) Windows
3 25 (92.59%) EMC
4 24 (88.89%) Symantec
4 24 (88.89%) Oracle
5 23 (85.19%) Linux
5 23 (85.19%) HP
5 23 (85.19%) Hyper-V
6 22 (81.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (81.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 22 (81.48%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 22 (81.48%) WebSphere
6 22 (81.48%) SUSE
6 22 (81.48%) Business Continuity
6 22 (81.48%) OS/400
6 22 (81.48%) IBM
6 22 (81.48%) RDBMS
6 22 (81.48%) SQL Server
6 22 (81.48%) DB2
6 22 (81.48%) WebLogic
6 22 (81.48%) AIX
6 22 (81.48%) HPUX
6 22 (81.48%) Solaris
6 22 (81.48%) WebSphere MQ
6 22 (81.48%) Tivoli
6 22 (81.48%) Middleware

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 22 (81.48%) WebSphere
1 22 (81.48%) WebLogic
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 27 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (7.41%) iSCSI
2 2 (7.41%) NAS
2 2 (7.41%) DHCP
2 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (81.48%) RDBMS
1 22 (81.48%) SQL Server
1 22 (81.48%) DB2
1 22 (81.48%) Oracle Exadata
1 22 (81.48%) Oracle Database
1 22 (81.48%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 22 (81.48%) Architect
1 22 (81.48%) Solutions Architect
1 22 (81.48%) Infrastructure Architect
1 22 (81.48%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 2 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Consultant
2 2 (7.41%) SAN Engineer
2 2 (7.41%) Consultant
3 1 (3.70%) Administrator
3 1 (3.70%) SAN Administrator
3 1 (3.70%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (81.48%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 22 (81.48%) WebSphere MQ
1 22 (81.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (81.48%) FlexPod
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
2 1 (3.70%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 25 (92.59%) Windows
2 23 (85.19%) Linux
3 22 (81.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (81.48%) SUSE
3 22 (81.48%) OS/400
3 22 (81.48%) AIX
3 22 (81.48%) HPUX
3 22 (81.48%) Solaris
3 22 (81.48%) zOS
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) UNIX
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Business Continuity
1 22 (81.48%) Mentoring
1 22 (81.48%) Coaching
1 22 (81.48%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 23 (85.19%) Hyper-V
2 22 (81.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (81.48%) KVM
3 4 (14.81%) vSphere
4 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (81.48%) Tivoli
2 2 (7.41%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) EMC Navisphere
2 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
2 2 (7.41%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.70%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (96.30%) Microsoft
2 26 (96.30%) NetApp
2 26 (96.30%) Cisco
3 25 (92.59%) EMC
4 24 (88.89%) Symantec
4 24 (88.89%) Oracle
5 23 (85.19%) HP
6 22 (81.48%) IBM
6 22 (81.48%) Red Hat
6 22 (81.48%) CheckPoint
6 22 (81.48%) Juniper
6 22 (81.48%) BMC
6 22 (81.48%) CA
7 2 (7.41%) Hitachi
7 2 (7.41%) McAfee