The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 58 56 53
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 8 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.30% 1.05% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 3.07% 2.86% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 1
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £50,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-14.50% +12.35%
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 Cardiff region.

Vendors Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
261 175 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 42.30% 36.69% 39.52%
Number of salaries quoted 225 149 151
Average salary £33,070 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.97% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Blue Coat Salary Trend in Cardiff

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 7 (77.78%) Cisco
1 7 (77.78%) CCNP
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (77.78%) Juniper
1 7 (77.78%) CheckPoint
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) Nokia
2 4 (44.44%) MPLS
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) CCSA
2 4 (44.44%) CCSE
2 4 (44.44%) JNCIS
2 4 (44.44%) SonicWALL
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (44.44%) Network Security
2 4 (44.44%) F5
3 3 (33.33%) VoIP
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) CCNA
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (33.33%) Wireless
3 3 (33.33%) Mitel
3 3 (33.33%) ProxySG
3 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 3 (33.33%) Welsh Language
3 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (44.44%) Network Security
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) MPLS
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) VoIP
3 3 (33.33%) Wireless
3 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) DHCP
4 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (33.33%) Line Management
1 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (77.78%) CCNP
2 4 (44.44%) JNCIS
2 4 (44.44%) CCSA
2 4 (44.44%) CCSE
3 3 (33.33%) CCNA
4 1 (11.11%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) ProxySG
1 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 3 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
1 1 (11.11%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
1 7 (77.78%) Juniper
1 7 (77.78%) CheckPoint
2 4 (44.44%) Nokia
2 4 (44.44%) SonicWALL
2 4 (44.44%) F5
3 3 (33.33%) Mitel
3 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Avaya
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Intel
4 1 (11.11%) VMware