The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Brocade products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Brocade over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Brocade
Rank 237 236 220
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Permanent jobs citing Brocade 16 6 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.084% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 0.19% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 27
Average salary £49,000 £46,250 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.94% +13.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £43,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £40,995 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+12.21% -10.88%
Brocade
England

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

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3302 3234 3857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.99% 45.19% 51.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2565 2753 3348
Average salary £36,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.86% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Brocade
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Brocade Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Brocade
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Brocade Salary Trend in the North West

Brocade
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Brocade across the North West region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Brocade Salary Histogram in the North West

Brocade
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Brocade within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -5 5 £37,500 -18.91% 1
Cheshire - 5 £49,000 -
Merseyside - 3 - -
Brocade
England

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 25 (73.53%) SAN
2 21 (61.76%) EMC
3 20 (58.82%) HP
4 18 (52.94%) Cisco
5 15 (44.12%) Finance
5 15 (44.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (41.18%) ITIL
7 13 (38.24%) IBM
8 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
8 11 (32.35%) Windows
8 11 (32.35%) NetApp
9 10 (29.41%) Oracle
9 10 (29.41%) VMware
10 8 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (20.59%) Linux
11 7 (20.59%) LAN
12 6 (17.65%) Citrix
12 6 (17.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 6 (17.65%) Symantec
12 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (17.65%) CLARiiON
13 5 (14.71%) Windows 2000 Server
13 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
13 5 (14.71%) vSphere
13 5 (14.71%) EMC NetWorker
13 5 (14.71%) Tivoli
13 5 (14.71%) Juniper
13 5 (14.71%) Legato
13 5 (14.71%) Red Hat

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 (11.76%) WebLogic
1 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 4 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (73.53%) SAN
2 7 (20.59%) LAN
3 3 (8.82%) WAN
4 2 (5.88%) DNS
5 1 (2.94%) SSL
5 1 (2.94%) SNMP
5 1 (2.94%) VPN
5 1 (2.94%) WLAN
5 1 (2.94%) MPLS
5 1 (2.94%) OSPF
5 1 (2.94%) EIGRP
5 1 (2.94%) Firewall
5 1 (2.94%) Wireless
5 1 (2.94%) IPsec
5 1 (2.94%) VLAN
5 1 (2.94%) VPLS
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 4 (11.76%) DB2
1 4 (11.76%) RDBMS
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Exadata
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
1 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
General
1 15 (44.12%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Team Leader
2 5 (14.71%) Architect
3 4 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Head of Service Delivery
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Engineering Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Security Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Storage Administrator
5 1 (2.94%) Data Administrator
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Network Administrator
5 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (2.94%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) SAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (11.76%) Middleware
2 1 (2.94%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) CLARiiON
2 4 (11.76%) FlexPod
3 2 (5.88%) Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) Firmware
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Linux
3 5 (14.71%) AIX
3 5 (14.71%) HPUX
3 5 (14.71%) Windows 2000 Server
3 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (14.71%) UNIX
4 4 (11.76%) SUSE
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.76%) Solaris
4 4 (11.76%) OS/400
4 4 (11.76%) zOS
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (41.18%) ITIL
3 8 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (11.76%) Problem Management
4 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 4 (11.76%) PRINCE
4 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity
5 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.88%) Service Management
7 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.94%) Information Security
7 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.94%) Migration
7 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.94%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) MCSE
1 3 (8.82%) MCSA
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.88%) MCP
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.94%) JNCIS
3 1 (2.94%) MCITP
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) HP AIS
3 1 (2.94%) HP ASE
3 1 (2.94%) CCEE
3 1 (2.94%) CCIE
3 1 (2.94%) CCNP
3 1 (2.94%) CCA
3 1 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
2 5 (14.71%) vSphere
3 4 (11.76%) KVM
4 3 (8.82%) MetaFrame
5 2 (5.88%) VMware Server
5 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (14.71%) Legato
2 5 (14.71%) Tivoli
2 5 (14.71%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.94%) Nagios
3 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) EMC
2 20 (58.82%) HP
3 18 (52.94%) Cisco
4 13 (38.24%) IBM
5 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
5 11 (32.35%) NetApp
6 10 (29.41%) VMware
6 10 (29.41%) Oracle
7 6 (17.65%) Citrix
7 6 (17.65%) Symantec
8 5 (14.71%) Red Hat
8 5 (14.71%) Juniper
9 4 (11.76%) BMC
9 4 (11.76%) CA
9 4 (11.76%) SAP
9 4 (11.76%) CheckPoint
9 4 (11.76%) Remedy
10 1 (2.94%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.94%) ProCurve