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 West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 238 218 201
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -17
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 2 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.034% 0.13% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.077% 0.30% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 5
Average salary - £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.38%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +7.05%
Blue Coat
England

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

Vendors Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2581 2322 2510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.41% 44.10% 46.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2207 1952 2159
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Blue Coat Salary Trend in the South West

Blue Coat
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Wiltshire - 2 - -
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 10 (90.91%) Firewall
3 8 (72.73%) Juniper
3 8 (72.73%) Sourcefire
4 7 (63.64%) F5
4 7 (63.64%) Windows
4 7 (63.64%) Linux
5 6 (54.55%) SLA
6 5 (45.45%) Windows 2000
6 5 (45.45%) Solaris
6 5 (45.45%) UNIX
6 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
6 5 (45.45%) Crossbeam
6 5 (45.45%) Network Security
6 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
7 4 (36.36%) Coaching
7 4 (36.36%) WAN
7 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (27.27%) McAfee
8 3 (27.27%) VPN
8 3 (27.27%) CCIE
8 3 (27.27%) Change Control
8 3 (27.27%) Release Management
8 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
8 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 3 (27.27%) Degree

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) Network Security
2 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
3 4 (36.36%) WAN
4 3 (27.27%) VPN
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) DHCP
6 1 (9.09%) LAN
6 1 (9.09%) VoIP
6 1 (9.09%) VLAN
6 1 (9.09%) MPLS
6 1 (9.09%) BGP
6 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
6 1 (9.09%) SCCP
6 1 (9.09%) H.323
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Security Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Security Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Security Designer
3 3 (27.27%) Designer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Product Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Development Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Network Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Linux Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Solaris
2 5 (45.45%) UNIX
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 2000
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
2 4 (36.36%) Coaching
3 3 (27.27%) Release Management
3 3 (27.27%) Change Control
4 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Demand Forecasting
5 1 (9.09%) Network Management
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCIE
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) ProxySG
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (9.09%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (9.09%) Netcool
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 8 (72.73%) Sourcefire
2 8 (72.73%) Juniper
3 7 (63.64%) F5
4 5 (45.45%) Crossbeam
5 3 (27.27%) McAfee
6 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 2 (18.18%) Symantec
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) HP
6 2 (18.18%) EMC
6 2 (18.18%) Citrix