Period
to 13 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Brocade products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Brocade over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.

Brocade
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 953 870 875
Rank change year-on-year -83 +5 +32
Permanent jobs citing Brocade 180 342 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.43% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 132 261 269
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -8.16%
10th Percentile £32,625 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -1.16% -8.51%

Brocade is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 68,171 79,690 81,262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.69% 44.35% 43.96%
Number of salaries quoted 52,584 61,710 65,551
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

Brocade
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Brocade as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Brocade in the UK

Brocade
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Brocade in the UK

Brocade
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Brocade over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Brocade in the UK

Brocade
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Brocade within the UK over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -95 178 £47,500 +10.47% 24
UK excluding London -45 142 £47,500 +11.76% 20
South East -22 53 £51,250 +17.14% 2
North of England +13 45 £50,000 +17.65% 2
London -1 35 £44,500 -15.24% 6
Yorkshire +12 28 £50,000 +17.65% 1
East of England +40 27 £44,000 -29.03% 6
North West +17 17 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Midlands +1 10 - - 1
West Midlands -7 10 - - 1
South West +13 6 £36,618 -4.27% 7
Scotland +3 4 - -

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT jobs citing Brocade also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Brocade.

1 124 (68.89%) Cisco
2 110 (61.11%) VMware
3 79 (43.89%) Firewall
4 73 (40.56%) Windows
4 73 (40.56%) Juniper
5 72 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 69 (38.33%) SAN
6 69 (38.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 64 (35.56%) Microsoft
8 63 (35.00%) HP
9 62 (34.44%) Data Centre
10 61 (33.89%) DNS
11 58 (32.22%) Linux
12 57 (31.67%) Fibre Channel
13 48 (26.67%) WAN
14 47 (26.11%) Citrix
14 47 (26.11%) Amazon AWS
14 47 (26.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 46 (25.56%) ITIL
16 45 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
17 42 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
18 41 (22.78%) Windows Server
19 40 (22.22%) VPN
20 37 (20.56%) TCP/IP
21 35 (19.44%) Wireless
22 34 (18.89%) LAN
23 33 (18.33%) EMC
24 31 (17.22%) Project Management
24 31 (17.22%) Cisco ASA
25 30 (16.67%) 3PAR

Brocade
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (6.67%) Skype for Business
2 10 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 9 (5.00%) Apache
3 9 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (4.44%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.33%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.78%) IIS
7 4 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.67%) nginx
9 2 (1.11%) CMS
9 2 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (3.89%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.89%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (26.11%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (9.44%) IaaS
4 11 (6.11%) Office 365
5 9 (5.00%) PaaS
6 5 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (2.78%) Amazon S3
6 5 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.11%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (1.11%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.11%) SaaS
7 2 (1.11%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 79 (43.89%) Firewall
2 69 (38.33%) SAN
3 61 (33.89%) DNS
4 57 (31.67%) Fibre Channel
5 48 (26.67%) WAN
6 40 (22.22%) VPN
7 37 (20.56%) TCP/IP
8 35 (19.44%) Wireless
9 34 (18.89%) LAN
10 31 (17.22%) Cisco ASA
11 30 (16.67%) VLAN
12 27 (15.00%) OSPF
13 26 (14.44%) BGP
14 20 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
14 20 (11.11%) DHCP
15 19 (10.56%) MPLS
16 16 (8.89%) VoIP
16 16 (8.89%) WLAN
17 15 (8.33%) Ethernet
18 14 (7.78%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.44%) Azure SQL Database
2 8 (4.44%) Big Data
3 5 (2.78%) MySQL
3 5 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (2.22%) Couchbase
4 4 (2.22%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.11%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.56%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (4.44%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.78%) Subversion
3 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.56%) JIRA
General
1 24 (13.33%) Finance
2 14 (7.78%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.67%) Retail
4 8 (4.44%) Aerospace
4 8 (4.44%) Electronics
5 3 (1.67%) Marketing
5 3 (1.67%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.11%) Legal
6 2 (1.11%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Advertising
7 1 (0.56%) Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (21.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (15.56%) Architect
3 23 (12.78%) Network Engineer
4 19 (10.56%) Network Architect
5 16 (8.89%) Analyst
6 12 (6.67%) Administrator
6 12 (6.67%) Solutions Analyst
7 10 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
8 9 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
8 9 (5.00%) Support Engineer
9 8 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (4.44%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.44%) PowerShell Engineer
9 8 (4.44%) Site Engineer
9 8 (4.44%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 8 (4.44%) Technical Architect
9 8 (4.44%) Windows Engineer
9 8 (4.44%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.44%) Web Services
2 4 (2.22%) Kafka
3 3 (1.67%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (1.67%) LAMP
3 3 (1.67%) LDAP
4 2 (1.11%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 62 (34.44%) Data Centre
2 18 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 18 (10.00%) Replication
3 15 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (7.78%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (7.22%) EMC VNX
6 10 (5.56%) Clustering
7 9 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
8 8 (4.44%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (2.78%) Derivative
10 4 (2.22%) e-Learning
11 3 (1.67%) Virtual Team
12 2 (1.11%) Driving Licence
12 2 (1.11%) Fat Client
12 2 (1.11%) Thin Client
13 1 (0.56%) CMDB
13 1 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
13 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 73 (40.56%) Windows
2 58 (32.22%) Linux
3 41 (22.78%) Windows Server
4 28 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (11.67%) Unix
7 20 (11.11%) CentOS
8 14 (7.78%) Solaris
9 11 (6.11%) Debian
10 10 (5.56%) Data ONTAP
11 7 (3.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (2.78%) AIX
13 2 (1.11%) Windows 10
13 2 (1.11%) Windows 7
13 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.56%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (26.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 46 (25.56%) ITIL
3 31 (17.22%) Project Management
4 29 (16.11%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (14.44%) Load Balancing
6 25 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 25 (13.89%) Service Delivery
7 21 (11.67%) Capacity Management
8 20 (11.11%) Line Management
8 20 (11.11%) Service Management
9 19 (10.56%) Customer Requirements
10 18 (10.00%) Presales
11 17 (9.44%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (8.89%) DevOps
13 15 (8.33%) Change Management
13 15 (8.33%) Computer Science
14 14 (7.78%) PRINCE2
15 13 (7.22%) Technical Leadership
16 12 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
16 12 (6.67%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 23 (12.78%) SQL
2 22 (12.22%) PowerShell
3 18 (10.00%) Perl
4 11 (6.11%) Python
5 9 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 9 (5.00%) PHP
6 5 (2.78%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.22%) AWK
7 4 (2.22%) Bourne shell
7 4 (2.22%) Korn
8 3 (1.67%) C
9 2 (1.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 42 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (14.44%) Degree
3 24 (13.33%) CCNP
4 22 (12.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 21 (11.67%) Security Cleared
6 14 (7.78%) CCNA
6 14 (7.78%) SC Cleared
7 12 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (5.56%) JNCIA
9 9 (5.00%) RHCE
10 8 (4.44%) DV Cleared
10 8 (4.44%) EMC Certification
10 8 (4.44%) JNCIS
10 8 (4.44%) RHCSA
11 7 (3.89%) CCDP
12 5 (2.78%) MCSE
12 5 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (2.22%) OCA
13 4 (2.22%) OCP
13 4 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.22%) SLA
2 8 (4.44%) PMO
3 3 (1.67%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 72 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 69 (38.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (12.78%) VMware ESXi
4 20 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 19 (10.56%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (9.44%) vSphere
7 15 (8.33%) XenDesktop
8 13 (7.22%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (6.67%) BitLocker
10 9 (5.00%) NFS
11 7 (3.89%) XenApp
12 5 (2.78%) Docker
12 5 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (2.78%) VMFS
13 4 (2.22%) GlusterFS
14 3 (1.67%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (1.67%) VMware NSX
15 2 (1.11%) VirtualBox
15 2 (1.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (15.00%) Puppet
2 20 (11.11%) Nagios
3 19 (10.56%) SCCM
4 16 (8.89%) SCOM
5 12 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
6 10 (5.56%) PowerCLI
6 10 (5.56%) SCVMM
6 10 (5.56%) WSUS
7 9 (5.00%) EMC VPLEX
7 9 (5.00%) NetBackup
7 9 (5.00%) Terraform
8 8 (4.44%) Cisco CUCM
8 8 (4.44%) vMotion
8 8 (4.44%) vRealize
9 6 (3.33%) AirWatch
10 5 (2.78%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (2.78%) Foglight
10 5 (2.78%) Oracle ZFS
10 5 (2.78%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 124 (68.89%) Cisco
2 110 (61.11%) VMware
3 73 (40.56%) Juniper
4 64 (35.56%) Microsoft
5 63 (35.00%) HP
6 47 (26.11%) Citrix
7 33 (18.33%) EMC
8 30 (16.67%) 3PAR
8 30 (16.67%) Dell
9 28 (15.56%) F5
10 27 (15.00%) CheckPoint
11 26 (14.44%) NetApp
12 25 (13.89%) Fortinet
13 24 (13.33%) Avaya
14 18 (10.00%) Palo Alto
14 18 (10.00%) SolarWinds
15 14 (7.78%) IBM
16 13 (7.22%) Oracle
17 12 (6.67%) CommVault
18 11 (6.11%) Red Hat