The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Brocade products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Brocade over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Brocade
Rank 219 206 199
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Permanent jobs citing Brocade 3 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.052% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.24% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 7
Average salary £31,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.05% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £27,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £49,123 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.78% +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 West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2773 2544 2690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.67% 47.08% 49.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2281 2125 2208
Average salary £40,000 £39,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Brocade
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Brocade Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Brocade
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Brocade Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Brocade
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Brocade within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Solihull - 2 £31,250 -
Shropshire - 1 £31,000 -
Brocade
England

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 15 (88.24%) Citrix
2 15 (88.24%) Firewall
3 12 (70.59%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (64.71%) Windows
4 11 (64.71%) VMware
4 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (58.82%) Data Centre
5 10 (58.82%) WAN
5 10 (58.82%) CCNA
6 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (47.06%) IP Telephony
7 8 (47.06%) HP
8 7 (41.18%) VPN
8 7 (41.18%) VLAN
8 7 (41.18%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (41.18%) Hyper-V
9 6 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (35.29%) SonicWALL
9 6 (35.29%) Degree
9 6 (35.29%) Network Design
9 6 (35.29%) DDNS
9 6 (35.29%) DNS
9 6 (35.29%) IPv4
9 6 (35.29%) IPv6
9 6 (35.29%) VoIP
9 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
10 5 (29.41%) Nagios
10 5 (29.41%) LAN

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 2 (11.76%) IIS
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) Firewall
2 10 (58.82%) WAN
3 8 (47.06%) IP Telephony
4 7 (41.18%) VLAN
4 7 (41.18%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (41.18%) VPN
5 6 (35.29%) DNS
5 6 (35.29%) IPv4
5 6 (35.29%) IPv6
5 6 (35.29%) VoIP
5 6 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
5 6 (35.29%) DDNS
6 5 (29.41%) PABX
6 5 (29.41%) NetScaler
6 5 (29.41%) OSPF
6 5 (29.41%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (29.41%) LAN
7 3 (17.65%) SAN
8 2 (11.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Network Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Support Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Telecoms Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco Support
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Network Support
5 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Server Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Data Centre
2 5 (29.41%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
1 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (17.65%) Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Network Design
2 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
2 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (29.41%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (29.41%) Network Management
3 3 (17.65%) B2B
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (58.82%) CCNA
3 6 (35.29%) Degree
4 5 (29.41%) CCNP
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (11.76%) MCITP
6 2 (11.76%) MCSE
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Hyper-V
2 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Terminal Services
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Nagios
2 2 (11.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 15 (88.24%) Citrix
3 11 (64.71%) VMware
4 8 (47.06%) HP
5 6 (35.29%) SonicWALL
6 5 (29.41%) Fortinet
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) F5
7 3 (17.65%) EMC
8 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
8 2 (11.76%) NetApp
8 2 (11.76%) Symantec
8 2 (11.76%) Dell
9 1 (5.88%) Avaya
9 1 (5.88%) Juniper
9 1 (5.88%) Hitachi
9 1 (5.88%) Mitel