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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank - 70 61
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.44% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.87% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,250 £42,750
% change year-on-year
-1.77% -1.16%
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
347 343 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 42.32% 50.00% 46.97%
Number of salaries quoted 286 319 193
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 July 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) SLA
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
1 6 (75.00%) Juniper
1 6 (75.00%) Nokia
1 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (75.00%) Network Security
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (75.00%) F5
2 2 (25.00%) iSeries
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (12.50%) CISSP
3 1 (12.50%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Nessus
3 1 (12.50%) CEH
3 1 (12.50%) Nmap
3 1 (12.50%) CISMP
3 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Anomaly Detection
3 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
1 6 (75.00%) Network Security
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Network Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) iSeries
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Project Management
1 1 (12.50%) Information Security
1 1 (12.50%) Anomaly Detection
1 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CEH
2 1 (12.50%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Nessus
1 1 (12.50%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Juniper
1 6 (75.00%) Nokia
1 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (75.00%) F5
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft