The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Birmingham region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 116 128 107
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -21
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 7 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.35% 0.049% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% 0.087% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 2
Average salary £50,000 £70,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +30.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £70,000 £52,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £70,000 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £43,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-2.32% -9.47%
Vendors Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1042 1150 877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 51.76% 56.18% 52.74%
Number of salaries quoted 890 1013 745
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Blue Coat
West Midlands

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 31 July 2014.

Blue Coat Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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%) Juniper
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) Network Security
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (62.50%) CCNP
4 5 (62.50%) Clustering
4 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
5 3 (37.50%) Junos
5 3 (37.50%) CCSA
5 3 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (37.50%) Tcl
5 3 (37.50%) OSPF
5 3 (37.50%) BGP
5 3 (37.50%) Check Point Certification
5 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
5 3 (37.50%) Perl
5 3 (37.50%) UNIX
5 3 (37.50%) Solaris
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (25.00%) VPN
6 2 (25.00%) CCNA
6 2 (25.00%) Websense
6 2 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (25.00%) Internet
6 2 (25.00%) Extranet
6 2 (25.00%) Information Security

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
1 7 (87.50%) Network Security
2 3 (37.50%) Junos
2 3 (37.50%) OSPF
2 3 (37.50%) BGP
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) Extranet
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Account Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
1 3 (37.50%) Solaris
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (25.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 1 (12.50%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Tcl
1 3 (37.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) CCNP
3 3 (37.50%) CCSA
3 3 (37.50%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (25.00%) CCNA
5 1 (12.50%) VTSP
5 1 (12.50%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (25.00%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Snort
1 2 (25.00%) Squid
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Juniper
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Websense
3 2 (25.00%) Sourcefire
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago