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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank - 63 47
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 0 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff - 1.04% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category - 2.38% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 2
Average salary - £32,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.10%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
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
247 252 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 41.10% 43.52% 45.26%
Number of salaries quoted 227 223 164
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,025 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 22 October 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) iSeries
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Intel
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (33.33%) CISA
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Nessus
3 1 (33.33%) CEH
3 1 (33.33%) Nmap
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) iSeries
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISA
1 1 (33.33%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (33.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Intel
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) VMware