The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 233 225
Rank change year-on-year +13 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Brocade 7 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.081% 0.070%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 4
Median salary £37,000 £35,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.71% +14.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £42,200 £32,050
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -10.00%  

Brocade is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2201 2809 2730
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 43.14% 45.39% 47.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1739 2039 2252
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £64,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Brocade
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Brocade as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Brocade 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Brocade in the West Midlands

Brocade
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Brocade within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +11 5 £34,000 - 2
Coventry -8 1 £40,000 -9.09%
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Brocade
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Brocade also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Brocade.

1 17 (94.44%) Cisco
2 15 (83.33%) Data Centre
3 13 (72.22%) Linux
4 12 (66.67%) VPN
4 12 (66.67%) Unix
4 12 (66.67%) MPLS
4 12 (66.67%) VMware
4 12 (66.67%) SolarWinds
5 11 (61.11%) Firewall
5 11 (61.11%) Windows
5 11 (61.11%) WAN
6 10 (55.56%) DHCP
6 10 (55.56%) DNS
6 10 (55.56%) OSPF
6 10 (55.56%) Wireless
6 10 (55.56%) Nagios
6 10 (55.56%) IP Telephony
6 10 (55.56%) Aruba
6 10 (55.56%) VPLS
6 10 (55.56%) ProCurve
6 10 (55.56%) Hyper-V
6 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
6 10 (55.56%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (50.00%) VLAN
7 9 (50.00%) BGP
7 9 (50.00%) SNMP
8 7 (38.89%) IPv4
8 7 (38.89%) IPv6
8 7 (38.89%) Cisco IOS

Brocade
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) MPLS
1 12 (66.67%) VPN
2 11 (61.11%) Firewall
2 11 (61.11%) WAN
3 10 (55.56%) DHCP
3 10 (55.56%) DNS
3 10 (55.56%) IP Telephony
3 10 (55.56%) OSPF
3 10 (55.56%) VPLS
3 10 (55.56%) Wireless
4 9 (50.00%) BGP
4 9 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (50.00%) SNMP
4 9 (50.00%) VLAN
5 7 (38.89%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (38.89%) IPv4
5 7 (38.89%) IPv6
5 7 (38.89%) NX-OS
6 6 (33.33%) Unified Communications
7 5 (27.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 2 (11.11%) Billing
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Network Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Storage Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 15 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) EMC VNX
2 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) FlexPod
4 1 (5.56%) Celerra
4 1 (5.56%) CLARiiON
4 1 (5.56%) CMDB
4 1 (5.56%) IBM XIV
4 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) Unix
3 11 (61.11%) Windows
4 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
5 7 (38.89%) VyOS
6 2 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Problem Management
3 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Network Design
5 2 (11.11%) Application Performance Management
5 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (11.11%) Converged Infrastructure
5 2 (11.11%) High Availability
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 2 (11.11%) Line Management
5 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 2 (11.11%) Presales
5 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) CCNP
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) CCNA
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Hyper-V
2 3 (16.67%) pfSense
3 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) NFS
4 1 (5.56%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) Nagios
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (11.11%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (11.11%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Cisco
2 12 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 12 (66.67%) VMware
3 10 (55.56%) Aruba
3 10 (55.56%) ProCurve
4 7 (38.89%) SonicWALL
4 7 (38.89%) Ubiquiti
5 6 (33.33%) HP
6 4 (22.22%) IBM
7 3 (16.67%) 3PAR
7 3 (16.67%) EMC
7 3 (16.67%) F5
7 3 (16.67%) NetApp
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle
8 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
8 2 (11.11%) Fortinet
8 2 (11.11%) Meraki
8 2 (11.11%) Sourcefire
9 1 (5.56%) Citrix
9 1 (5.56%) Remedy
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