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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 230 227 219
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 10 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.33% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 6
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% +3.89%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +13.63%
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
2841 2688 2545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 44.90% 45.37% 44.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2400 2236 2173
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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
Wiltshire +2 10 £55,000 -
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (93.75%) CheckPoint
3 14 (87.50%) Firewall
4 10 (62.50%) Network Security
4 10 (62.50%) Juniper
4 10 (62.50%) Windows
5 9 (56.25%) Sourcefire
6 8 (50.00%) F5
6 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (43.75%) Linux
7 7 (43.75%) ProxySG
8 6 (37.50%) SLA
8 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
9 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (31.25%) UNIX
9 5 (31.25%) Windows 2000
9 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (31.25%) Solaris
9 5 (31.25%) Crossbeam
9 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (25.00%) McAfee
10 4 (25.00%) WAN
10 4 (25.00%) Change Control
10 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
10 4 (25.00%) Coaching
10 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 4 (25.00%) VPN
11 3 (18.75%) DNS
11 3 (18.75%) TACACS

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (87.50%) Firewall
2 10 (62.50%) Network Security
3 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 4 (25.00%) VPN
4 4 (25.00%) WAN
5 3 (18.75%) DHCP
5 3 (18.75%) DNS
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (18.75%) TACACS
6 1 (6.25%) SCCP
6 1 (6.25%) H.323
6 1 (6.25%) VLAN
6 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (6.25%) Junos
6 1 (6.25%) MPLS
6 1 (6.25%) BGP
6 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
6 1 (6.25%) SNMP
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Security Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Security Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Security Designer
3 3 (18.75%) Designer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Product Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Network Design Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Web Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Network Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Development Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (43.75%) Linux
4 5 (31.25%) Windows 2000
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (31.25%) Solaris
4 5 (31.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Change Control
2 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (25.00%) Coaching
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Release Management
4 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) Demand Forecasting
5 1 (6.25%) Network Management
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (6.25%) Network Design
5 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
3 3 (18.75%) CCIE
4 2 (12.50%) CCNP
4 2 (12.50%) CCNA
5 1 (6.25%) CCSP
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (6.25%) CCSA
5 1 (6.25%) CCSE
5 1 (6.25%) CEH
5 1 (6.25%) JNCIA
5 1 (6.25%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) ProxySG
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (6.25%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (6.25%) Netcool
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (93.75%) CheckPoint
3 10 (62.50%) Juniper
4 9 (56.25%) Sourcefire
5 8 (50.00%) F5
6 5 (31.25%) Crossbeam
7 4 (25.00%) McAfee
8 2 (12.50%) VMware
8 2 (12.50%) Symantec
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 2 (12.50%) HP
8 2 (12.50%) EMC
8 2 (12.50%) Citrix