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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 230 235 205
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -30
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 16 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% 0.082% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.61% 0.20% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 6
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -2.22%
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
2623 2528 2236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.33% 41.48% 44.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2157 2018 1851
Average salary £39,000 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.40% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,550 £55,000
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
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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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 +12 14 £49,000 -6.66% 5
Bristol -23 2 - - 1
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 14 (87.50%) Cisco
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco ASA
1 14 (87.50%) F5
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco Nexus
1 14 (87.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 13 (81.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 13 (81.25%) DNS
2 13 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (81.25%) Juniper
2 13 (81.25%) McAfee
3 12 (75.00%) Splunk
4 11 (68.75%) Intel
4 11 (68.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 10 (62.50%) Lancope
5 10 (62.50%) CA Spectrum
5 10 (62.50%) CCNP
5 10 (62.50%) Perl
5 10 (62.50%) PHP
5 10 (62.50%) Python
5 10 (62.50%) PSTN
5 10 (62.50%) CA
5 10 (62.50%) Nagios
5 10 (62.50%) Cisco UCCX
5 10 (62.50%) Cisco CUCM
5 10 (62.50%) Verint
5 10 (62.50%) Cisco UCCE
5 10 (62.50%) Cisco ISE
5 10 (62.50%) Network Monitoring
5 10 (62.50%) Nimsoft
5 10 (62.50%) WFM

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 14 (87.50%) Cisco ASA
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco Nexus
1 14 (87.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 13 (81.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 13 (81.25%) DNS
3 10 (62.50%) PSTN
3 10 (62.50%) Cisco ISE
4 7 (43.75%) Network Security
5 5 (31.25%) Firewall
6 4 (25.00%) Internet
7 2 (12.50%) DHCP
7 2 (12.50%) SSL
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Multimedia
3 4 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Aerospace
5 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Security Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Support Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Designer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 9 (56.25%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (25.00%) Online Banking
4 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (12.50%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) WFM
1 10 (62.50%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) B2B
3 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
5 2 (12.50%) Cyber Security
5 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
5 2 (12.50%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Perl
1 10 (62.50%) PHP
1 10 (62.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (62.50%) CCNP
3 6 (37.50%) CCIE
4 3 (18.75%) CCNA
4 3 (18.75%) CCSA
4 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) ProxySG
2 2 (12.50%) Snort
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) Nagios
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco UCCE
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco UCCX
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 10 (62.50%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco
1 14 (87.50%) F5
2 13 (81.25%) McAfee
2 13 (81.25%) Juniper
3 12 (75.00%) Splunk
4 11 (68.75%) Intel
5 10 (62.50%) CA
5 10 (62.50%) Nimsoft
5 10 (62.50%) Verint
5 10 (62.50%) Lancope
6 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
7 2 (12.50%) Sourcefire
7 2 (12.50%) Infoblox
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