The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 8 - 9
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 9 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 19.15% - 7.89%
As % of the Vendors category 29.03% - 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 3
Average salary £37,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
Blue Coat
South Wales

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

Vendors Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
31 30 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 65.96% 22.22% 34.21%
Number of salaries quoted 28 28 13
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,150 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in Bridgend

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

Blue Coat Salary Trend in Bridgend

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) CCNP
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (100.00%) Juniper
2 11 (84.62%) McAfee
2 11 (84.62%) CheckPoint
2 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (69.23%) Aruba
3 9 (69.23%) F5
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) LAN
3 9 (69.23%) WAN
4 7 (53.85%) RIP
4 7 (53.85%) MS Office
4 7 (53.85%) Windows
4 7 (53.85%) Linux
4 7 (53.85%) Windows XP
4 7 (53.85%) CCSE
4 7 (53.85%) Network Design
4 7 (53.85%) JNCIS
4 7 (53.85%) OSPF
4 7 (53.85%) BGP
4 7 (53.85%) Websense
4 7 (53.85%) Lumension
4 7 (53.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 7 (53.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
4 7 (53.85%) SonicWALL
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco PIX

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Office
2 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (69.23%) WAN
2 9 (69.23%) LAN
3 7 (53.85%) OSPF
3 7 (53.85%) BGP
3 7 (53.85%) RIP
3 7 (53.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (53.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco PIX
4 6 (46.15%) VoIP
5 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (15.38%) Wireless
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (15.38%) SAN
7 1 (7.69%) Internet
General
1 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) 3rd Line Support
1 7 (53.85%) Escalation Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
1 7 (53.85%) Windows XP
1 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Network Design
2 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
2 4 (30.77%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (100.00%) CCNP
2 7 (53.85%) CCSE
2 7 (53.85%) JNCIS
3 4 (30.77%) CCSP
4 2 (15.38%) CCDA
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Juniper
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (84.62%) CheckPoint
2 11 (84.62%) McAfee
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) Aruba
3 9 (69.23%) F5
4 7 (53.85%) Lumension
4 7 (53.85%) SonicWALL
4 7 (53.85%) Websense
5 6 (46.15%) ProCurve
5 6 (46.15%) HP
6 2 (15.38%) Fortinet
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