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 Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 11 July 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 Midlands 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 23 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.74% 1.84% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.17% 3.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £55,500 £75,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -10.52%
Vendors Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
46 147 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 34.07% 54.04% 71.26%
Number of salaries quoted 34 108 163
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £34,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £104,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Blue Coat Salary Trend in the Midlands

Blue Coat
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 8 (100.00%) Cognos Impromptu
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (100.00%) VPN
1 8 (100.00%) SSL
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) Juniper
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) IPsec
1 8 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 8 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 8 (100.00%) IronPort
1 8 (100.00%) Network Security
1 8 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (100.00%) F5
1 8 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 8 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 8 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 8 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 8 (100.00%) McAfee
1 8 (100.00%) Project Management
1 8 (100.00%) Websense
1 8 (100.00%) Sourcefire
2 7 (87.50%) SAN

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (100.00%) VPN
1 8 (100.00%) SSL
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) IPsec
1 8 (100.00%) Network Security
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 8 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 8 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 7 (87.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Cognos Impromptu
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Consultant
1 8 (100.00%) Security Consultant
1 8 (100.00%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Security Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Security Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) Security Technical Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Network Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Project Management
1 8 (100.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) Juniper
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 8 (100.00%) McAfee
1 8 (100.00%) Websense
1 8 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 8 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 8 (100.00%) IronPort
1 8 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 8 (100.00%) F5