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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 79 92 82
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 16 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.41% 0.86% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 3.12% 1.86% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 2
Average salary £40,000 £57,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.43% +67.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £33,650
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £57,750 £34,850
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +13.63%
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
513 537 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 45.36% 46.41% 37.51%
Number of salaries quoted 468 478 310
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,800 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 2014. 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 +5 8 £37,500 +15.38%
Bridgend +12 5 £39,000 -32.17%
Newport - 1 - -
Blue Coat
Wales

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 30 (93.75%) Cisco
2 29 (90.63%) CheckPoint
3 28 (87.50%) CCNP
3 28 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (87.50%) Cisco ASA
4 27 (84.38%) Juniper
5 23 (71.88%) McAfee
6 21 (65.63%) Firewall
7 14 (43.75%) Network Security
8 13 (40.63%) WAN
9 12 (37.50%) Windows
10 11 (34.38%) LAN
10 11 (34.38%) HP
10 11 (34.38%) CCSE
10 11 (34.38%) JNCIS
10 11 (34.38%) SonicWALL
10 11 (34.38%) Cisco PIX
10 11 (34.38%) F5
11 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
11 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
11 10 (31.25%) ProCurve
12 9 (28.13%) MS Office
12 9 (28.13%) Linux
12 9 (28.13%) Windows XP
12 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
13 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
13 8 (25.00%) CCSP
13 8 (25.00%) Telecoms
13 8 (25.00%) Network Design
13 8 (25.00%) Incident Management

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) JBoss
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (28.13%) MS Office
2 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (87.50%) Cisco ASA
2 21 (65.63%) Firewall
3 14 (43.75%) Network Security
4 13 (40.63%) WAN
5 11 (34.38%) LAN
5 11 (34.38%) Cisco PIX
6 7 (21.88%) OSPF
6 7 (21.88%) BGP
6 7 (21.88%) VoIP
6 7 (21.88%) RIP
6 7 (21.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (21.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 5 (15.63%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (12.50%) MPLS
9 3 (9.38%) Wireshark
9 3 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (9.38%) VPN
9 3 (9.38%) Wireless
10 1 (3.13%) Internet
10 1 (3.13%) DNS
General
1 8 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (15.63%) Legal
3 4 (12.50%) Finance
4 3 (9.38%) Welsh Language
5 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Network Engineer
2 13 (40.63%) Network Security Engineer
2 13 (40.63%) Security Engineer
3 8 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (21.88%) Escalation Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Security Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Network Security Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) Network Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Integration Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) Network Support
7 1 (3.13%) Installations Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Design Engineer
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) Linux
2 9 (28.13%) Windows XP
2 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 8 (25.00%) Network Design
2 4 (12.50%) Protective Monitoring
3 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
3 3 (9.38%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (9.38%) Line Management
3 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
3 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.13%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (3.13%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 28 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
1 28 (87.50%) CCNP
2 11 (34.38%) CCSE
2 11 (34.38%) JNCIS
3 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
4 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (25.00%) CCSP
5 7 (21.88%) CCNA
6 6 (18.75%) CCSA
7 2 (6.25%) CISSP
7 2 (6.25%) CCDA
7 2 (6.25%) JNCIA
7 2 (6.25%) JNCIE
8 1 (3.13%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) ProxySG
2 3 (9.38%) vSphere
2 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.13%) Nessus
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) Cisco
2 29 (90.63%) CheckPoint
3 27 (84.38%) Juniper
4 23 (71.88%) McAfee
5 11 (34.38%) HP
5 11 (34.38%) F5
5 11 (34.38%) SonicWALL
6 10 (31.25%) ProCurve
6 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 7 (21.88%) Websense
7 7 (21.88%) Lumension
7 7 (21.88%) Aruba
8 4 (12.50%) Nokia
9 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds
9 3 (9.38%) Citrix
9 3 (9.38%) Mitel
10 1 (3.13%) Riverbed
10 1 (3.13%) Intel
10 1 (3.13%) Avaya
10 1 (3.13%) VMware