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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 86 89 86
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 8 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.67% 0.50% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 1.40% 0.96% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 3
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
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
572 523 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 48.07% 51.78% 46.32%
Number of salaries quoted 469 444 448
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 5 May 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 +12 8 £42,500 +26.86%
Blue Coat
Wales

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 18 (85.71%) Cisco
2 17 (80.95%) CheckPoint
2 17 (80.95%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (76.19%) Juniper
4 13 (61.90%) Network Security
5 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
6 10 (47.62%) F5
6 10 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (47.62%) CCNP
7 9 (42.86%) Nokia
8 8 (38.10%) Firewall
9 7 (33.33%) SLA
9 7 (33.33%) CCNA
9 7 (33.33%) WAN
9 7 (33.33%) Windows
9 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
10 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 6 (28.57%) McAfee
11 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
11 5 (23.81%) LAN
12 4 (19.05%) Linux
12 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
13 3 (14.29%) Line Management
13 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
13 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
13 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
13 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
13 3 (14.29%) vSphere
13 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (61.90%) Network Security
3 8 (38.10%) Firewall
4 7 (33.33%) WAN
5 5 (23.81%) LAN
6 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (14.29%) VoIP
6 3 (14.29%) VPN
6 3 (14.29%) Wireless
6 3 (14.29%) MPLS
6 3 (14.29%) Wireshark
6 3 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (4.76%) Internet
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Legal
1 3 (14.29%) Welsh Language
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Network Engineer
2 12 (57.14%) Network Security Engineer
2 12 (57.14%) Security Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Security Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Integration Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Network Support
5 1 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Installations Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) iSeries
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
2 3 (14.29%) Line Management
2 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.76%) Anomaly Detection
3 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.76%) Network Design
3 1 (4.76%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (4.76%) Information Security
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 10 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (47.62%) CCNP
3 7 (33.33%) CCNA
3 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (14.29%) CCSE
4 3 (14.29%) CCSA
4 3 (14.29%) JNCIS
5 2 (9.52%) CEH
6 1 (4.76%) CISMP
6 1 (4.76%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (4.76%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 3 (14.29%) vSphere
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (14.29%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Nessus
2 1 (4.76%) Nmap
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Cisco
2 17 (80.95%) CheckPoint
3 16 (76.19%) Juniper
4 10 (47.62%) F5
5 9 (42.86%) Nokia
6 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 6 (28.57%) McAfee
7 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
7 3 (14.29%) Citrix
7 3 (14.29%) Mitel
7 3 (14.29%) SonicWALL
8 1 (4.76%) Riverbed
8 1 (4.76%) Websense
8 1 (4.76%) HP