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 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 17 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 1 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 1.64% 9.38% -
As % of the Vendors category 3.03% 17.65% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
33 34 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 54.10% 53.13% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 32 29 18
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +50.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,300 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 April 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) McAfee
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (83.33%) Windows XP
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Juniper
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) RIP
4 3 (50.00%) OSPF
4 3 (50.00%) BGP
4 3 (50.00%) Websense
4 3 (50.00%) CCSE
4 3 (50.00%) Network Design
4 3 (50.00%) JNCIS
4 3 (50.00%) SonicWALL
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (50.00%) Aruba
4 3 (50.00%) F5
4 3 (50.00%) Lumension

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (50.00%) RIP
4 3 (50.00%) OSPF
4 3 (50.00%) BGP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (50.00%) Escalation Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Specialist
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows XP
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 3 (50.00%) CCSE
2 3 (50.00%) JNCIS
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) McAfee
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Juniper
3 3 (50.00%) Websense
3 3 (50.00%) SonicWALL
3 3 (50.00%) Aruba
3 3 (50.00%) F5
3 3 (50.00%) Lumension
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £37500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago