The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 190 203 184
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 18 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.037% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 0.072% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 11
Average salary £55,500 £41,250 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.54% -34.00%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
Blue Coat
England

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

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2762 2764 2480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.41% 50.72% 51.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2277 2368 2051
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Blue Coat Salary Histogram 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 28 August 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 - 18 £55,500 - 1
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (95.24%) Cisco
1 20 (95.24%) CheckPoint
1 20 (95.24%) Firewall
2 19 (90.48%) Juniper
2 19 (90.48%) Network Security
3 15 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (61.90%) CCNP
5 12 (57.14%) MS Visio
5 12 (57.14%) Load Balancing
6 11 (52.38%) Clustering
7 10 (47.62%) CCSA
7 10 (47.62%) BGP
8 9 (42.86%) OSPF
8 9 (42.86%) Tcl
8 9 (42.86%) Check Point Certification
8 9 (42.86%) Perl
8 9 (42.86%) UNIX
8 9 (42.86%) Solaris
8 9 (42.86%) Linux
8 9 (42.86%) Risk Assessment
8 9 (42.86%) Junos
9 7 (33.33%) VPN
10 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
10 6 (28.57%) Internet
10 6 (28.57%) Extranet
10 6 (28.57%) Finance
10 6 (28.57%) Low Latency
10 6 (28.57%) Ultra-Low Latency
11 5 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (19.05%) CCNA

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (57.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (95.24%) Firewall
2 19 (90.48%) Network Security
3 10 (47.62%) BGP
4 9 (42.86%) OSPF
4 9 (42.86%) Junos
5 7 (33.33%) VPN
6 6 (28.57%) Internet
6 6 (28.57%) Extranet
7 5 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (9.52%) VoIP
8 2 (9.52%) WAN
8 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
8 2 (9.52%) MPLS
9 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
9 1 (4.76%) LAN
9 1 (4.76%) VLAN
9 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (4.76%) SCCP
9 1 (4.76%) H.323
9 1 (4.76%) DMVPN
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Firewall Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Security Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Network Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Network Specialist
3 1 (4.76%) Network Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Operations Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Account Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Network Operations Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Network Design Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) UNIX
1 9 (42.86%) Solaris
1 9 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 9 (42.86%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 6 (28.57%) Low Latency
3 6 (28.57%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 2 (9.52%) Network Management
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Business Development
5 1 (4.76%) Network Design
5 1 (4.76%) Service Management
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.76%) Change Control
5 1 (4.76%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Tcl
1 9 (42.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (61.90%) CCNP
3 10 (47.62%) CCSA
4 9 (42.86%) Check Point Certification
5 4 (19.05%) CCNA
6 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
6 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
7 1 (4.76%) CCSP
7 1 (4.76%) CCSE
7 1 (4.76%) JNCIA
7 1 (4.76%) JNCIS
7 1 (4.76%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) GPG13
1 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
1 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Snort
1 2 (9.52%) ProxySG
1 2 (9.52%) Squid
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Netcool
1 1 (4.76%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco
1 20 (95.24%) CheckPoint
2 19 (90.48%) Juniper
3 3 (14.29%) Fortinet
3 3 (14.29%) Sourcefire
4 2 (9.52%) F5
4 2 (9.52%) Websense
4 2 (9.52%) McAfee
5 1 (4.76%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) Dell
5 1 (4.76%) EMC
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) VMware
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