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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank - 221 204
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 0 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.24% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Average salary - £42,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.63%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
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
2510 2506 2247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 44.31% 42.22% 42.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2029 2061 1918
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 1 (100.00%) Crossbeam
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 1 (100.00%) Crossbeam
1 1 (100.00%) F5