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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Brocade
Rank 223 201 191
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -10
Permanent jobs citing Brocade 7 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.33% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 5
Average salary £31,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £52,500 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £52,500 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
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
2883 2688 2260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.13% 50.53% 49.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2446 2292 1931
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Brocade across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Brocade Salary Histogram 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 31 October 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
(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
Birmingham -12 3 £31,500 -40.00%
Shropshire - 2 £30,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 £45,000 -
Brocade
England

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 8 (80.00%) EMC
1 8 (80.00%) SAN
1 8 (80.00%) NetApp
2 7 (70.00%) HP
3 6 (60.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) AIX
4 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco
5 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (30.00%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (30.00%) Fujitsu
6 3 (30.00%) CLARiiON
6 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (30.00%) Dell
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) Sun
6 3 (30.00%) StorageTek
7 2 (20.00%) Internet
7 2 (20.00%) BCP
7 2 (20.00%) IBM
7 2 (20.00%) HTTP
7 2 (20.00%) Solaris
7 2 (20.00%) Perl
7 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (20.00%) DB2
7 2 (20.00%) UNIX
7 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

Brocade
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 1 (10.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) HTTP
2 2 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (10.00%) VoIP
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) DDNS
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) SAN Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Storage Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Network Support
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
5 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) CLARiiON
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) AIX
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Solaris
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) BCP
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Perl
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (10.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) EMC
1 8 (80.00%) NetApp
2 7 (70.00%) HP
3 6 (60.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Sun
5 3 (30.00%) Fujitsu
5 3 (30.00%) Dell
5 3 (30.00%) StorageTek
6 2 (20.00%) IBM
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle
7 1 (10.00%) Citrix
7 1 (10.00%) Avaya
7 1 (10.00%) Juniper
7 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (10.00%) Mitel