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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 72 91 81
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 15 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.41% 0.33% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 3.20% 0.81% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 5
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £32,500 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £48,250 £35,900
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
469 493 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 43.96% 41.01% 51.17%
Number of salaries quoted 430 440 425
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Bridgend - 7 £42,500 -
Cardiff -6 1 £32,500 -
Blue Coat
Wales

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 21 (87.50%) Cisco
1 21 (87.50%) Firewall
2 20 (83.33%) CCNP
2 20 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (83.33%) Juniper
2 20 (83.33%) CheckPoint
3 19 (79.17%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (75.00%) McAfee
5 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (45.83%) LAN
6 11 (45.83%) WAN
6 11 (45.83%) Linux
7 10 (41.67%) HP
7 10 (41.67%) Windows
7 10 (41.67%) ProCurve
7 10 (41.67%) F5
8 9 (37.50%) Cisco PIX
8 9 (37.50%) Websense
8 9 (37.50%) CCSE
8 9 (37.50%) JNCIS
9 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
9 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 8 (33.33%) Aruba
10 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
10 7 (29.17%) Lumension
10 7 (29.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (29.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 7 (29.17%) Network Security
10 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
10 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.17%) Lync
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (29.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (87.50%) Firewall
2 19 (79.17%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (45.83%) LAN
3 11 (45.83%) WAN
4 9 (37.50%) Cisco PIX
5 7 (29.17%) Network Security
5 7 (29.17%) OSPF
5 7 (29.17%) BGP
5 7 (29.17%) RIP
5 7 (29.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 7 (29.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (20.83%) VoIP
6 5 (20.83%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.17%) Wireless
7 1 (4.17%) NetScreen
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.17%) DHCP
7 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
7 1 (4.17%) DNS
7 1 (4.17%) SAN
General
1 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Security Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Escalation Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Integration Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Security Officer
6 1 (4.17%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) iSeries
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) Windows XP
3 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Network Design
1 7 (29.17%) Incident Management
2 4 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 20 (83.33%) CCNP
1 20 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (37.50%) CCSE
2 9 (37.50%) JNCIS
3 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
3 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
3 7 (29.17%) CCSP
4 3 (12.50%) CCDA
5 2 (8.33%) CISSP
5 2 (8.33%) CCSA
5 2 (8.33%) JNCIA
5 2 (8.33%) JNCIE
6 1 (4.17%) CEH
6 1 (4.17%) CISA
6 1 (4.17%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.33%) ProxySG
2 1 (4.17%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) Cisco
2 20 (83.33%) Juniper
2 20 (83.33%) CheckPoint
3 18 (75.00%) McAfee
4 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (41.67%) HP
5 10 (41.67%) ProCurve
5 10 (41.67%) F5
6 9 (37.50%) Websense
7 8 (33.33%) Aruba
8 7 (29.17%) SonicWALL
8 7 (29.17%) Lumension
9 1 (4.17%) JBoss
9 1 (4.17%) VMware
9 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
9 1 (4.17%) Intel
9 1 (4.17%) Avaya