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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 130 119 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 1 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.049% 0.34% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.097% 0.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Average salary £56,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.32% -6.11%
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
1027 1047 1139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 50.47% 51.27% 55.21%
Number of salaries quoted 857 900 1012
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Tcl
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) Nortel
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) CCSA
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Mitel
3 1 (33.33%) ProxySG
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) Extranet
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) NetScreen
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Junos
3 1 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Implementation Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Communications Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
1 1 (33.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CCSA
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Mitel
3 1 (33.33%) Nortel