The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 87 74 83
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 14 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.19% 1.46% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 2.40% 2.94% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 1
Average salary £42,500 £57,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.08% -17.85%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Blue Coat
Wales

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

Vendors Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
583 442 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 49.41% 49.61% 34.58%
Number of salaries quoted 502 388 281
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Blue Coat Salary Trend in South Wales

Blue Coat
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Blue Coat Salary Histogram in South Wales

Blue Coat
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -10 7 £32,500 -2.98% 1
Bridgend 0 4 £43,750 -23.91% 1
Newport - 1 - -
Blue Coat
Wales

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 28 (96.55%) Cisco
2 27 (93.10%) CheckPoint
3 26 (89.66%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (89.66%) Juniper
3 26 (89.66%) CCNP
3 26 (89.66%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (72.41%) McAfee
5 17 (58.62%) Firewall
6 15 (51.72%) Network Security
7 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
8 11 (37.93%) HP
8 11 (37.93%) WAN
9 10 (34.48%) ProCurve
10 9 (31.03%) F5
10 9 (31.03%) Windows
10 9 (31.03%) LAN
11 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
11 8 (27.59%) CCSP
11 8 (27.59%) CCNA
11 8 (27.59%) CCSE
11 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
11 8 (27.59%) JNCIS
11 8 (27.59%) Incident Management
11 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
11 8 (27.59%) SonicWALL
11 8 (27.59%) Cisco PIX
12 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
12 7 (24.14%) VoIP
12 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
12 7 (24.14%) Windows XP

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Office
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (89.66%) Cisco ASA
2 17 (58.62%) Firewall
3 15 (51.72%) Network Security
4 11 (37.93%) WAN
5 9 (31.03%) LAN
6 8 (27.59%) Cisco PIX
7 7 (24.14%) VoIP
8 4 (13.79%) OSPF
8 4 (13.79%) BGP
8 4 (13.79%) RIP
8 4 (13.79%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (13.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (13.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (10.34%) Wireless
9 3 (10.34%) Wireshark
9 3 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (10.34%) VPN
9 3 (10.34%) MPLS
General
1 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Legal
3 3 (10.34%) Welsh Language
4 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Network Engineer
2 14 (48.28%) Network Security Engineer
2 14 (48.28%) Security Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Security Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Escalation Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Security Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Network Support
6 1 (3.45%) Installations Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Integration Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Network Design Engineer
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Windows XP
2 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
3 6 (20.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Incident Management
2 5 (17.24%) Network Design
3 4 (13.79%) Protective Monitoring
4 3 (10.34%) Line Management
4 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.45%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (3.45%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 26 (89.66%) CCNP
1 26 (89.66%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
3 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
3 8 (27.59%) CCSP
3 8 (27.59%) JNCIS
3 8 (27.59%) CCSE
3 8 (27.59%) CCNA
4 6 (20.69%) CCSA
5 2 (6.90%) CCDA
5 2 (6.90%) CISSP
5 2 (6.90%) JNCIE
5 2 (6.90%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.45%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) ProxySG
2 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
2 3 (10.34%) vSphere
3 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Nessus
Vendors
1 28 (96.55%) Cisco
2 27 (93.10%) CheckPoint
3 26 (89.66%) Juniper
4 21 (72.41%) McAfee
5 11 (37.93%) HP
6 10 (34.48%) ProCurve
7 9 (31.03%) F5
8 8 (27.59%) SonicWALL
8 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
9 5 (17.24%) Websense
10 4 (13.79%) Lumension
10 4 (13.79%) Nokia
10 4 (13.79%) Aruba
11 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
11 3 (10.34%) Mitel
11 3 (10.34%) Citrix
12 1 (3.45%) Riverbed
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