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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 83 100 87
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 17 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.31% 0.30% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 3.05% 0.71% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 4
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
558 563 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 43.09% 42.91% 51.38%
Number of salaries quoted 497 505 478
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +12 17 £37,500 +15.38%
Blue Coat
UK

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 21 (87.50%) Cisco
2 20 (83.33%) CCNP
2 20 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (83.33%) Juniper
2 20 (83.33%) Firewall
3 19 (79.17%) CheckPoint
4 18 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (70.83%) McAfee
6 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
7 12 (50.00%) LAN
7 12 (50.00%) WAN
8 11 (45.83%) Linux
8 11 (45.83%) F5
9 10 (41.67%) ProCurve
9 10 (41.67%) HP
9 10 (41.67%) Windows
10 9 (37.50%) Websense
10 9 (37.50%) CCSE
10 9 (37.50%) JNCIS
10 9 (37.50%) Cisco PIX
10 9 (37.50%) Aruba
11 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
11 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
12 7 (29.17%) Windows XP
12 7 (29.17%) MS Office
12 7 (29.17%) RIP
12 7 (29.17%) OSPF
12 7 (29.17%) BGP
12 7 (29.17%) Network Design
12 7 (29.17%) Windows 7

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Lync
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (29.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (83.33%) Firewall
2 18 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (50.00%) LAN
3 12 (50.00%) WAN
4 9 (37.50%) Cisco PIX
5 7 (29.17%) RIP
5 7 (29.17%) OSPF
5 7 (29.17%) BGP
5 7 (29.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 7 (29.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 6 (25.00%) Network Security
6 6 (25.00%) VoIP
7 5 (20.83%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (8.33%) Wireless
8 2 (8.33%) SAN
8 2 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (4.17%) Internet
9 1 (4.17%) MPLS
9 1 (4.17%) DHCP
9 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
General
1 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (20.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Escalation Engineer
3 8 (33.33%) Security Engineer
4 7 (29.17%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) Integration Specialist
9 1 (4.17%) Security Officer
9 1 (4.17%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) iSeries
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) Windows XP
3 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Network Design
2 6 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 20 (83.33%) CCNP
1 20 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (37.50%) CCSE
2 9 (37.50%) JNCIS
3 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
3 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
4 6 (25.00%) CCSP
5 4 (16.67%) CCDA
6 2 (8.33%) CCSA
6 2 (8.33%) JNCIE
6 2 (8.33%) JNCIA
6 2 (8.33%) CISSP
7 1 (4.17%) CCNA
7 1 (4.17%) CEH
7 1 (4.17%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) ProxySG
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) Cisco
2 20 (83.33%) Juniper
3 19 (79.17%) CheckPoint
4 17 (70.83%) McAfee
5 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
6 11 (45.83%) F5
7 10 (41.67%) ProCurve
7 10 (41.67%) HP
8 9 (37.50%) Websense
8 9 (37.50%) Aruba
9 7 (29.17%) Lumension
9 7 (29.17%) SonicWALL
10 2 (8.33%) Fortinet
11 1 (4.17%) Avaya
11 1 (4.17%) Intel
11 1 (4.17%) JBoss
11 1 (4.17%) VMware