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 West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 16 April 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 West 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 223 214 207
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 6 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.10% 0.26% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.57% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 16
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,650 £31,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £45,200 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Vendors Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2485 2443 2532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 42.28% 44.63% 44.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2118 2106 2207
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Blue Coat
England

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
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the South West region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Blue Coat Salary Histogram 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Dorset 0 3 £42,500 +18.05%
Wiltshire -13 2 £44,250 -6.84%
Bristol -6 1 £38,800 -
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (85.71%) CheckPoint
3 11 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (78.57%) Juniper
4 10 (71.43%) Firewall
5 9 (64.29%) CCNP
5 9 (64.29%) WAN
6 7 (50.00%) ITIL
6 7 (50.00%) LAN
6 7 (50.00%) VoIP
6 7 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (42.86%) CCNA
7 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
7 6 (42.86%) Nokia
8 5 (35.71%) Network Security
8 5 (35.71%) Network Design
8 5 (35.71%) MPLS
8 5 (35.71%) OSPF
9 4 (28.57%) Fortinet
9 4 (28.57%) Finance
9 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
10 3 (21.43%) Network Management
10 3 (21.43%) Degree
10 3 (21.43%) CiscoWorks
10 3 (21.43%) BGP
10 3 (21.43%) VPN
10 3 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
11 2 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation
11 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 (71.43%) Firewall
2 9 (64.29%) WAN
3 7 (50.00%) LAN
3 7 (50.00%) VoIP
4 5 (35.71%) Network Security
4 5 (35.71%) MPLS
4 5 (35.71%) OSPF
5 3 (21.43%) BGP
5 3 (21.43%) VPN
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (14.29%) DNS
6 2 (14.29%) SSL
6 2 (14.29%) SMTP
6 2 (14.29%) DHCP
6 2 (14.29%) HTTP
6 2 (14.29%) SNMP
6 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 2 (14.29%) EIGRP
6 2 (14.29%) NetScreen
6 2 (14.29%) SCCP
General
1 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Lead Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Network Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Network Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Network Design
3 3 (21.43%) Network Management
4 2 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (64.29%) CCNP
3 6 (42.86%) CCNA
4 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (21.43%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (14.29%) Netcool
3 2 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (85.71%) CheckPoint
3 11 (78.57%) Juniper
4 6 (42.86%) Nokia
5 4 (28.57%) Fortinet
6 2 (14.29%) Websense
6 2 (14.29%) McAfee
6 2 (14.29%) F5
6 2 (14.29%) Riverbed
6 2 (14.29%) Infoblox
7 1 (7.14%) IronPort
7 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
7 1 (7.14%) CA
7 1 (7.14%) HP
7 1 (7.14%) IBM