The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 37 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 3 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 1.42% 6.25% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.48% 10.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £36,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Blue Coat
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
121 68 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 57.08% 60.71% 53.71%
Number of salaries quoted 99 49 59
Average salary £31,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £21,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Blue Coat Salary Trend in Shropshire

Blue Coat
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) McAfee
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 5 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Remedy
3 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) MPLS
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) Network Management
4 1 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (20.00%) DMVPN
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) DMVPN
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Support Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Network Support
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 5 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) McAfee
2 3 (60.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) Fortinet