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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 107 - 109
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 20 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.91% - 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 1.67% - 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 3
Average salary £55,500 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
1195 1219 931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 54.24% 55.97% 54.35%
Number of salaries quoted 996 1098 751
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 September 2014.

Blue Coat Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 21 (100.00%) Juniper
2 20 (95.24%) CheckPoint
2 20 (95.24%) Firewall
2 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 20 (95.24%) Network Security
3 15 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (61.90%) MS Visio
5 12 (57.14%) CCNP
5 12 (57.14%) Clustering
5 12 (57.14%) CCSA
5 12 (57.14%) Load Balancing
6 10 (47.62%) Junos
6 10 (47.62%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (47.62%) Check Point Certification
6 10 (47.62%) Perl
6 10 (47.62%) UNIX
6 10 (47.62%) Solaris
6 10 (47.62%) Linux
6 10 (47.62%) Tcl
6 10 (47.62%) OSPF
6 10 (47.62%) BGP
7 8 (38.10%) VPN
8 7 (33.33%) Finance
9 6 (28.57%) Low Latency
9 6 (28.57%) Ultra-Low Latency
9 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
9 6 (28.57%) Internet
9 6 (28.57%) Extranet
10 5 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (19.05%) CCNA

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 13 (61.90%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (95.24%) Firewall
1 20 (95.24%) Network Security
2 10 (47.62%) OSPF
2 10 (47.62%) BGP
2 10 (47.62%) Junos
3 8 (38.10%) VPN
4 6 (28.57%) Internet
4 6 (28.57%) Extranet
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
7 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco PIX
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Firewall Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Network Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Security Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Account Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Network Design Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) UNIX
1 10 (47.62%) Solaris
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 10 (47.62%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (28.57%) Low Latency
3 6 (28.57%) Ultra-Low Latency
3 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security
5 1 (4.76%) Network Design
5 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Business Development
5 1 (4.76%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Perl
1 10 (47.62%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (57.14%) CCNP
2 12 (57.14%) CCSA
3 10 (47.62%) Check Point Certification
4 4 (19.05%) CCNA
5 2 (9.52%) CCSE
5 2 (9.52%) JNCIA
5 2 (9.52%) JNCIS
6 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) VTSP
6 1 (4.76%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
1 2 (9.52%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Snort
1 2 (9.52%) Squid
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Juniper
2 20 (95.24%) CheckPoint
2 20 (95.24%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) Sourcefire
3 3 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 2 (9.52%) Websense
5 1 (4.76%) VMware
5 1 (4.76%) F5
5 1 (4.76%) Dell
5 1 (4.76%) EMC
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) McAfee
5 1 (4.76%) NetApp
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