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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Brocade
England / West Midlands
Rank 204 244 202
Rank change year-on-year +40 -42  
Permanent jobs citing Brocade 11 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.032% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% 0.073% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 14
Median salary £35,000 £48,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.08% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +2.27%  

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 2035 2757 2419
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 43.10% 44.80% 47.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 2159 2039
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 27 March 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
Shropshire - 10 £35,000 -
Birmingham +17 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Brocade
England

Brocade
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (100.00%) WAN
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (94.12%) Firewall
3 15 (88.24%) Data Centre
4 11 (64.71%) VMware
4 11 (64.71%) IP Telephony
4 11 (64.71%) Nagios
4 11 (64.71%) MPLS
4 11 (64.71%) DHCP
4 11 (64.71%) VPN
4 11 (64.71%) DNS
4 11 (64.71%) Unix
4 11 (64.71%) Windows
4 11 (64.71%) Linux
4 11 (64.71%) Windows Server
4 11 (64.71%) Network Monitoring
4 11 (64.71%) ProCurve
4 11 (64.71%) Hyper-V
4 11 (64.71%) SolarWinds
4 11 (64.71%) VPLS
5 8 (47.06%) OSPF
6 7 (41.18%) BGP
6 7 (41.18%) SNMP
6 7 (41.18%) IPv4
6 7 (41.18%) IPv6
6 7 (41.18%) CCNA
6 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (41.18%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (41.18%) SonicWALL
6 7 (41.18%) Wireless

Brocade
Top Related 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 17 (100.00%) WAN
2 16 (94.12%) Firewall
3 11 (64.71%) DHCP
3 11 (64.71%) DNS
3 11 (64.71%) IP Telephony
3 11 (64.71%) MPLS
3 11 (64.71%) VPLS
3 11 (64.71%) VPN
4 8 (47.06%) OSPF
5 7 (41.18%) BGP
5 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (41.18%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (41.18%) IPv4
5 7 (41.18%) IPv6
5 7 (41.18%) NX-OS
5 7 (41.18%) SNMP
5 7 (41.18%) Unified Communications
5 7 (41.18%) VLAN
5 7 (41.18%) Wireless
6 2 (11.76%) SAN
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Network Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Brocade Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (88.24%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Linux
1 11 (64.71%) Unix
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
1 11 (64.71%) Windows Server
2 7 (41.18%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (35.29%) Problem Management
2 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
3 4 (23.53%) Line Management
4 2 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) CCNA
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) CCNP
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) JNCIA
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Hyper-V
2 3 (17.65%) pfSense
3 1 (5.88%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (64.71%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (64.71%) ProCurve
2 11 (64.71%) SolarWinds
2 11 (64.71%) VMware
3 7 (41.18%) Aruba
3 7 (41.18%) SonicWALL
3 7 (41.18%) Ubiquiti
4 5 (29.41%) F5
4 5 (29.41%) Juniper
5 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
5 4 (23.53%) Fortinet
5 4 (23.53%) HP
5 4 (23.53%) Huawei
6 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) Fujitsu