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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 222 203 211
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 5 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.081% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.35% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 5
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £40,000 £48,950
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.58% +6.87%
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
2598 2315 2510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.90% 44.73% 44.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2062 1921 2157
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £53,250
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
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 - 4 £52,500 -
Bristol -2 1 - -
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (90.00%) ProxySG
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
3 8 (80.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (60.00%) Network Security
5 5 (50.00%) Windows
5 5 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (40.00%) MPLS
6 4 (40.00%) TACACS
6 4 (40.00%) CiscoWorks
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (40.00%) Network Management
6 4 (40.00%) BGP
6 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (30.00%) Finance
7 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
7 3 (30.00%) VLAN
7 3 (30.00%) Degree
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (30.00%) SCCP
7 3 (30.00%) H.323
7 3 (30.00%) Netcool
7 3 (30.00%) LAN
7 3 (30.00%) VoIP
7 3 (30.00%) WAN
7 3 (30.00%) ITIL
7 3 (30.00%) CCNP
7 3 (30.00%) CCNA
7 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco CUCM

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) TeamSite
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) Network Security
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (40.00%) MPLS
4 4 (40.00%) TACACS
4 4 (40.00%) BGP
5 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
5 3 (30.00%) VLAN
5 3 (30.00%) SCCP
5 3 (30.00%) H.323
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) VoIP
5 3 (30.00%) WAN
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
7 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (10.00%) Wireless
7 1 (10.00%) VPN
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Security Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Network Management
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (30.00%) Demand Forecasting
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Content Management
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (30.00%) CCNP
1 3 (30.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (30.00%) Netcool
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) F5
3 2 (20.00%) IronPort
4 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (10.00%) Sourcefire
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) McAfee
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) Cognizant
4 1 (10.00%) CA
4 1 (10.00%) Nokia