The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the West Midlands region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 204 204 189
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 2 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.038% 0.090% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.077% 0.18% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 12
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £39,000 £55,750
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -10.52%
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2587 2803 2486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.60% 50.65% 50.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2137 2317 2099
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,376 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Blue Coat Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Blue Coat
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Birmingham +8 2 £42,500 -39.28% 1
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 10 (90.91%) Firewall
3 9 (81.82%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (72.73%) Fortinet
4 8 (72.73%) VoIP
4 8 (72.73%) WAN
5 7 (63.64%) McAfee
5 7 (63.64%) F5
5 7 (63.64%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
6 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
6 6 (54.55%) Incident Management
6 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (54.55%) MPLS
7 5 (45.45%) WAN Optimisation
7 5 (45.45%) DMVPN
7 5 (45.45%) CCNP
7 5 (45.45%) Network Management
8 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
9 3 (27.27%) BIG-IP
9 3 (27.27%) Network Security
9 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (27.27%) CCNA
9 3 (27.27%) Juniper
9 3 (27.27%) Advertising
10 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
10 2 (18.18%) Service Management
10 2 (18.18%) Websense
10 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (72.73%) VoIP
3 8 (72.73%) WAN
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (54.55%) MPLS
6 5 (45.45%) DMVPN
7 3 (27.27%) BIG-IP
7 3 (27.27%) Network Security
8 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
9 1 (9.09%) LAN
9 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
9 1 (9.09%) VLAN
9 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (9.09%) BGP
9 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
9 1 (9.09%) SCCP
9 1 (9.09%) H.323
General
1 3 (27.27%) Advertising
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Network Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Network Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Operations Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Account Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support
3 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Incident Management
2 5 (45.45%) Network Management
2 5 (45.45%) WAN Optimisation
3 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
4 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Service Management
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security
6 1 (9.09%) Business Development
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) CCNP
3 3 (27.27%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) CCSP
4 1 (9.09%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
1 2 (18.18%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Snort
1 2 (18.18%) Squid
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (9.09%) Netcool
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 8 (72.73%) Fortinet
3 7 (63.64%) F5
3 7 (63.64%) McAfee
4 3 (27.27%) Juniper
5 2 (18.18%) Sourcefire
5 2 (18.18%) Websense
6 1 (9.09%) VMware
6 1 (9.09%) Dell
6 1 (9.09%) EMC
6 1 (9.09%) Citrix
6 1 (9.09%) NetApp
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £53000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago