The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 29 May 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 Blue Coat Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 129 113 107
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 3 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.17% 0.053% 0.76%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.11% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £47,000 - £61,250
90% offered a salary of more than £39,400 - £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,600 - £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
Blue Coat
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
867 876 990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 48.41% 46.77% 57.89%
Number of salaries quoted 687 759 810
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the Birmingham region.

Blue Coat Salary Trend in Birmingham

Blue Coat
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Blue Coat Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Blue Coat 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 Blue Coat.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) Juniper
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (50.00%) VPN
4 4 (50.00%) CCNP
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (37.50%) Network Security
5 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) CCSA
6 2 (25.00%) Internet
6 2 (25.00%) CCNA
6 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
6 2 (25.00%) CCSE
6 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (25.00%) JNCIA
6 2 (25.00%) JNCIS
7 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
7 1 (12.50%) VLAN
7 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) Junos
7 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
7 1 (12.50%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 1 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (12.50%) Nortel
7 1 (12.50%) SSL
7 1 (12.50%) Check Point Certification

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Blue Coat 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 Blue Coat. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (12.50%) VLAN
5 1 (12.50%) Junos
5 1 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (12.50%) SSL
5 1 (12.50%) VoIP
5 1 (12.50%) Extranet
5 1 (12.50%) OSPF
5 1 (12.50%) BGP
5 1 (12.50%) NetScreen
5 1 (12.50%) IPsec
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Implementation Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Communications Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
1 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
1 1 (12.50%) Ultra-Low Latency
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
1 1 (12.50%) Service Management
1 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (37.50%) CCSA
4 2 (25.00%) CCNA
4 2 (25.00%) CCSE
4 2 (25.00%) JNCIA
4 2 (25.00%) JNCIS
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (87.50%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (12.50%) Nortel
4 1 (12.50%) Mitel