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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Blue Coat Systems, Inc.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blue Coat
UK / Wales
Rank 87 102 91
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 8 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.72% 0.24% 1.32%
As % of the Vendors category 1.58% 0.59% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 16
Median salary £43,750 - £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 - £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 - £43,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%

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
507 505 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 45.92% 40.46% 47.32%
Number of salaries quoted 424 443 526
Median salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing Blue Coat as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +20 8 £43,750 -
Blue Coat
UK

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing Blue Coat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) F5
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 4 (40.00%) LAN
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) Intel Security
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) ProxySG
5 3 (30.00%) Fortinet
5 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Intel
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (30.00%) Avaya
5 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 3 (30.00%) JBoss
5 3 (30.00%) Apache
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) DNS
5 3 (30.00%) IBM
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) CCNP

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) Apache
1 3 (30.00%) JBoss
2 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (40.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) PPP
5 1 (10.00%) VLAN
5 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Legal
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Firewall Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Operations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (10.00%) iSeries
1 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Change Control
1 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCNP
2 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) CEH
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) CCDA
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Nessus
1 2 (20.00%) Nmap
1 2 (20.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) F5
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Intel Security
4 3 (30.00%) Avaya
4 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (30.00%) Fortinet
4 3 (30.00%) IBM
4 3 (30.00%) Intel
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) AppDynamics
5 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
6 1 (10.00%) Juniper
6 1 (10.00%) Nokia
6 1 (10.00%) SonicWALL