The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 83 96 88
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 16 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.25% 0.87% 0.095%
As % of the Vendors category 2.76% 1.85% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 1
Average salary £40,000 £57,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.43% +64.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £50,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-14.50% +12.35%
Blue Coat
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Vendors Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
580 595 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 45.17% 46.81% 37.16%
Number of salaries quoted 512 511 358
Average salary £36,500 £37,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.35% -2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the Wales region.

Blue Coat Salary Trend in Wales

Blue Coat
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Blue Coat Salary Histogram in Wales

Blue Coat
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 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
South Wales +9 16 £40,000 -30.43%
Blue Coat
UK

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 28 (93.33%) Cisco
2 27 (90.00%) CCNP
2 27 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (90.00%) CheckPoint
3 26 (86.67%) Juniper
3 26 (86.67%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (70.00%) McAfee
5 19 (63.33%) Firewall
6 13 (43.33%) Network Security
7 12 (40.00%) WAN
8 11 (36.67%) Windows
8 11 (36.67%) HP
9 10 (33.33%) LAN
9 10 (33.33%) CCSE
9 10 (33.33%) JNCIS
9 10 (33.33%) SonicWALL
9 10 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
9 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 10 (33.33%) ProCurve
9 10 (33.33%) F5
10 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
11 8 (26.67%) MS Office
11 8 (26.67%) Linux
11 8 (26.67%) Windows XP
11 8 (26.67%) CCSP
11 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
11 8 (26.67%) Incident Management
11 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
11 8 (26.67%) Windows 7
12 7 (23.33%) MS Excel

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.33%) JBoss
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Office
2 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (86.67%) Cisco ASA
2 19 (63.33%) Firewall
3 13 (43.33%) Network Security
4 12 (40.00%) WAN
5 10 (33.33%) LAN
5 10 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
6 7 (23.33%) VoIP
7 6 (20.00%) RIP
7 6 (20.00%) OSPF
7 6 (20.00%) BGP
7 6 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (13.33%) MPLS
10 3 (10.00%) Wireless
10 3 (10.00%) Wireshark
10 3 (10.00%) VPN
10 3 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (3.33%) DNS
11 1 (3.33%) Internet
General
1 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Legal
3 3 (10.00%) Welsh Language
4 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 12 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 12 (40.00%) Security Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (20.00%) Escalation Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Security Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Security Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Network Support
7 1 (3.33%) Installations Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Design Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Integration Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Network Security Specialist
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Linux
2 8 (26.67%) Windows XP
2 8 (26.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Incident Management
2 7 (23.33%) Network Design
3 4 (13.33%) Protective Monitoring
4 3 (10.00%) Line Management
4 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.33%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (3.33%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 27 (90.00%) CCNP
1 27 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (33.33%) CCSE
2 10 (33.33%) JNCIS
2 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 8 (26.67%) CCSP
4 7 (23.33%) CCNA
5 6 (20.00%) CCSA
6 2 (6.67%) CCDA
6 2 (6.67%) CISSP
6 2 (6.67%) JNCIA
6 2 (6.67%) JNCIE
7 1 (3.33%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) ProxySG
2 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 28 (93.33%) Cisco
2 27 (90.00%) CheckPoint
3 26 (86.67%) Juniper
4 21 (70.00%) McAfee
5 11 (36.67%) HP
6 10 (33.33%) SonicWALL
6 10 (33.33%) ProCurve
6 10 (33.33%) F5
7 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.00%) Websense
8 6 (20.00%) Lumension
8 6 (20.00%) Aruba
9 4 (13.33%) Nokia
10 3 (10.00%) Citrix
10 3 (10.00%) Mitel
10 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
11 1 (3.33%) Riverbed
11 1 (3.33%) VMware
11 1 (3.33%) Avaya
11 1 (3.33%) Intel