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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 94 94 94
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 8 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.58% 0.41% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 1.19% 0.84% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 3
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
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
674 597 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 48.73% 49.10% 44.43%
Number of salaries quoted 539 492 519
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 April 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
South Wales -4 8 £42,500 -5.55%
Blue Coat
UK

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 20 (86.96%) Cisco
2 19 (82.61%) CheckPoint
2 19 (82.61%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (78.26%) Juniper
4 14 (60.87%) Network Security
5 12 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (52.17%) CCNP
5 12 (52.17%) F5
6 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
7 10 (43.48%) Nokia
8 9 (39.13%) Firewall
9 8 (34.78%) WAN
9 8 (34.78%) Windows
10 7 (30.43%) SLA
10 7 (30.43%) CCNA
10 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
10 7 (30.43%) McAfee
10 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
11 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
11 6 (26.09%) LAN
12 5 (21.74%) Linux
12 5 (21.74%) CCSE
12 5 (21.74%) JNCIS
12 5 (21.74%) SonicWALL
12 5 (21.74%) Cisco PIX
13 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
13 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
13 4 (17.39%) CCSA
13 4 (17.39%) Finance
13 4 (17.39%) MS Office

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (17.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (82.61%) Cisco ASA
2 14 (60.87%) Network Security
3 9 (39.13%) Firewall
4 8 (34.78%) WAN
5 6 (26.09%) LAN
6 5 (21.74%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (13.04%) Wireless
7 3 (13.04%) Wireshark
7 3 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (13.04%) VoIP
7 3 (13.04%) VPN
7 3 (13.04%) MPLS
8 1 (4.35%) OSPF
8 1 (4.35%) BGP
8 1 (4.35%) Internet
8 1 (4.35%) RIP
8 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Legal
2 3 (13.04%) Welsh Language
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Network Engineer
2 13 (56.52%) Network Security Engineer
2 13 (56.52%) Security Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Security Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Integration Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Escalation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Installations Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Support
5 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Firewall Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) iSeries
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
3 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
2 3 (13.04%) Line Management
2 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
2 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
2 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (8.70%) Network Design
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Anomaly Detection
4 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.35%) Information Security
4 1 (4.35%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) CCNP
1 12 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
3 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 7 (30.43%) CCNA
4 5 (21.74%) CCSE
4 5 (21.74%) JNCIS
5 4 (17.39%) CCSA
6 2 (8.70%) CEH
7 1 (4.35%) CISMP
7 1 (4.35%) CISSP
7 1 (4.35%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.04%) ProxySG
1 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
1 3 (13.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Nessus
2 1 (4.35%) Nmap
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Cisco
2 19 (82.61%) CheckPoint
3 18 (78.26%) Juniper
4 12 (52.17%) F5
5 10 (43.48%) Nokia
6 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
6 7 (30.43%) McAfee
7 5 (21.74%) SonicWALL
8 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds
8 3 (13.04%) Citrix
8 3 (13.04%) Mitel
9 2 (8.70%) Websense
10 1 (4.35%) HP
10 1 (4.35%) Aruba
10 1 (4.35%) Riverbed
10 1 (4.35%) Lumension