The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 115 113 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.055% 0.13% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Blue Coat
South West

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

Vendors Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
748 710 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 41.30% 44.77% 40.52%
Number of salaries quoted 591 624 513
Average salary £39,500 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.72% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 September 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 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) IronPort
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) DataPower
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Junos
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) FWSM
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) CCSA
2 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (33.33%) ProxySG
2 1 (33.33%) CCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (33.33%) CEH
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) TeamSite
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) SNMP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Junos
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) FWSM
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Content Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCSP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CCSA
1 1 (33.33%) CCSE
1 1 (33.33%) CEH
1 1 (33.33%) JNCIA
1 1 (33.33%) JNCIS
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) IronPort
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Cognizant
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia