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 Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 23 April 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 Bristol 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 130 115 116
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 1 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.049% 0.54% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 1.36% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 6
Average salary £38,800 - £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
Vendors Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
847 737 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 41.16% 39.99% 41.80%
Number of salaries quoted 691 595 676
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Blue Coat
South West

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Blue Coat Salary Trend in Bristol

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) OSPF
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) SSL
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) SMTP
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) HTTP
4 2 (40.00%) SNMP
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) McAfee
4 2 (40.00%) Websense
4 2 (40.00%) NetScreen
4 2 (40.00%) Legal
4 2 (40.00%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (40.00%) Infoblox
4 2 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (40.00%) IntruShield
4 2 (40.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (40.00%) Degree

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 2 (40.00%) NetScreen
2 2 (40.00%) IntruShield
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) SMTP
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) SNMP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (20.00%) FWSM
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Network Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (20.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
3 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (40.00%) McAfee
4 2 (40.00%) Websense
4 2 (40.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (40.00%) Infoblox
5 1 (20.00%) IronPort
5 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (20.00%) CA
5 1 (20.00%) Nokia
5 1 (20.00%) IBM
5 1 (20.00%) HP