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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 125 - 117
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 2 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.098% - 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% - 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £47,000 - £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.19%
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
1004 900 1074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 49.24% 47.12% 56.65%
Number of salaries quoted 821 786 921
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,350 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

Blue Coat Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) Junos
4 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (25.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Extranet
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) NetScreen
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) IPsec
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) CCSA
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (25.00%) Mitel

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

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