The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South Wales region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 84 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 11 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.97% 0.092% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.00% 0.21% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 0
Average salary £36,500 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.63% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-0.58% -10.52%
Vendors Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
551 482 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 48.63% 44.46% 45.26%
Number of salaries quoted 501 416 332
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Blue Coat
Wales

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 25 July 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 - 5 £36,500 - 2
Cardiff -7 3 £35,000 -36.36% 1
Blue Coat
Wales

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco
3 10 (62.50%) LAN
3 10 (62.50%) WAN
3 10 (62.50%) CCNP
3 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (62.50%) Juniper
3 10 (62.50%) F5
4 9 (56.25%) Firewall
5 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 8 (50.00%) Windows
5 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (50.00%) Aruba
6 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
6 7 (43.75%) Websense
6 7 (43.75%) CCSE
6 7 (43.75%) JNCIS
6 7 (43.75%) Cisco PIX
7 6 (37.50%) McAfee
8 5 (31.25%) BGP
8 5 (31.25%) OSPF
8 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
8 5 (31.25%) MS Office
8 5 (31.25%) RIP
8 5 (31.25%) SonicWALL
8 5 (31.25%) Network Design
8 5 (31.25%) Lumension
8 5 (31.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (31.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Lync
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 5 (31.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) LAN
1 10 (62.50%) WAN
2 9 (56.25%) Firewall
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (31.25%) OSPF
5 5 (31.25%) BGP
5 5 (31.25%) RIP
5 5 (31.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (31.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (18.75%) Wireless
6 3 (18.75%) SAN
6 3 (18.75%) VoIP
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (6.25%) Network Security
7 1 (6.25%) NetScreen
7 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (6.25%) DHCP
7 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
7 1 (6.25%) MPLS
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
1 3 (18.75%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Escalation Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Security Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Security Officer
6 1 (6.25%) Integration Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Network Design
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) CCNP
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (43.75%) CCSE
2 7 (43.75%) JNCIS
3 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) CCDA
4 2 (12.50%) CISSP
5 1 (6.25%) CCIE
5 1 (6.25%) CCDP
5 1 (6.25%) CEH
5 1 (6.25%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) ProxySG
2 1 (6.25%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
1 1 (6.25%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco
3 10 (62.50%) Juniper
3 10 (62.50%) F5
4 8 (50.00%) Aruba
4 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 7 (43.75%) Websense
6 6 (37.50%) McAfee
7 5 (31.25%) SonicWALL
7 5 (31.25%) Lumension
8 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
8 3 (18.75%) ProCurve
8 3 (18.75%) HP
9 1 (6.25%) Intel
9 1 (6.25%) Avaya
9 1 (6.25%) JBoss
9 1 (6.25%) Riverbed
9 1 (6.25%) VMware
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