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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Brocade
Rank 241 249 233
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Permanent jobs citing Brocade 15 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.22% 0.073%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 0.49% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 4
Average salary £38,500 £49,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +5.94%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +8.23%
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
2947 3268 3052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.43% 44.44% 44.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2360 2531 2586
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 31 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +14 15 £38,500 +2.66%
Brocade
England

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
1 28 (100.00%) EMC
1 28 (100.00%) SAN
1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (96.43%) Microsoft
3 26 (92.86%) Cisco
3 26 (92.86%) Oracle
3 26 (92.86%) SQL Server
3 26 (92.86%) NetApp
3 26 (92.86%) CheckPoint
3 26 (92.86%) Symantec
4 24 (85.71%) WebSphere MQ
4 24 (85.71%) Tivoli
4 24 (85.71%) Middleware
4 24 (85.71%) Red Hat
4 24 (85.71%) zOS
4 24 (85.71%) BMC
4 24 (85.71%) CA
4 24 (85.71%) Juniper
4 24 (85.71%) SUSE
4 24 (85.71%) Business Continuity
4 24 (85.71%) DB2
4 24 (85.71%) WebLogic
4 24 (85.71%) AIX
4 24 (85.71%) HPUX
4 24 (85.71%) Solaris
4 24 (85.71%) Linux
4 24 (85.71%) IBM
4 24 (85.71%) RDBMS
4 24 (85.71%) OS/400

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 24 (85.71%) WebSphere
1 24 (85.71%) WebLogic
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (85.71%) IBM PureFlex
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) IP Telephony
2 2 (7.14%) VLAN
2 2 (7.14%) iSCSI
2 2 (7.14%) NAS
2 2 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (7.14%) LAN
2 2 (7.14%) WAN
2 2 (7.14%) DHCP
2 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 24 (85.71%) DB2
2 24 (85.71%) RDBMS
2 24 (85.71%) Oracle Exadata
2 24 (85.71%) Oracle Database
2 24 (85.71%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (85.71%) Architect
1 24 (85.71%) Solutions Architect
1 24 (85.71%) Infrastructure Architect
1 24 (85.71%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 2 (7.14%) SAN Engineer
2 2 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (3.57%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (85.71%) WebSphere MQ
1 24 (85.71%) Middleware
1 24 (85.71%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 24 (85.71%) FlexPod
1 24 (85.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (85.71%) AIX
2 24 (85.71%) HPUX
2 24 (85.71%) Solaris
2 24 (85.71%) Linux
2 24 (85.71%) OS/400
2 24 (85.71%) zOS
2 24 (85.71%) SUSE
2 24 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Business Continuity
1 24 (85.71%) Infrastructure Management
1 24 (85.71%) Mentoring
1 24 (85.71%) Coaching
1 24 (85.71%) Converged Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) Information Security
2 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (3.57%) CRM
3 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) MCSE
1 2 (7.14%) MCSA
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.57%) CCNA
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 24 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 24 (85.71%) Hyper-V
1 24 (85.71%) KVM
2 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.14%) XenApp
3 2 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (85.71%) Tivoli
2 2 (7.14%) EMC Navisphere
2 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 2 (7.14%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) EMC
1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (96.43%) Microsoft
3 26 (92.86%) Oracle
3 26 (92.86%) Cisco
3 26 (92.86%) CheckPoint
3 26 (92.86%) Symantec
3 26 (92.86%) NetApp
4 24 (85.71%) IBM
4 24 (85.71%) HP
4 24 (85.71%) Juniper
4 24 (85.71%) BMC
4 24 (85.71%) CA
4 24 (85.71%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.14%) Hitachi
5 2 (7.14%) Dell
5 2 (7.14%) Nokia
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix
5 2 (7.14%) McAfee
5 2 (7.14%) AppSense