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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 234 216 206
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -10
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 5 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.081% 0.075% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.16% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Median salary £56,500 £38,750 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.80% -10.91%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
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
2861 2521 2346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.12% 47.34% 46.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2157 2083 1928
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,950 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Blue Coat as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham -19 1 - -
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
2 13 (92.86%) Intel Security
2 13 (92.86%) Cisco
3 12 (85.71%) CheckPoint
4 11 (78.57%) Juniper
4 11 (78.57%) TCP/IP
4 11 (78.57%) ProxySG
4 11 (78.57%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (78.57%) Matrix Management
5 2 (14.29%) Ticket Management
5 2 (14.29%) F5
5 2 (14.29%) SLA
5 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) VPLS
6 1 (7.14%) Degree
6 1 (7.14%) Sourcefire
6 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (7.14%) SCCM
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (7.14%) Kaspersky
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
6 1 (7.14%) Sendmail
6 1 (7.14%) XenApp
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (7.14%) Wireless

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (78.57%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (78.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) LDAP
3 1 (7.14%) MPLS
3 1 (7.14%) Skype
3 1 (7.14%) SSL
3 1 (7.14%) VPLS
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Designer
1 11 (78.57%) Security Designer
2 5 (35.71%) Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco Security Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Juniper Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Security Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat Support
3 2 (14.29%) Check Point Support
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Support
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Support
3 2 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Matrix Management
2 2 (14.29%) Ticket Management
3 1 (7.14%) Email Filtering
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) ProxySG
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) Sendmail
2 1 (7.14%) vCloud
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) MAILsweeper
1 1 (7.14%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
1 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (7.14%) Proventia
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
1 13 (92.86%) Intel Security
2 12 (85.71%) CheckPoint
3 11 (78.57%) Juniper
4 2 (14.29%) F5
4 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) Forcepoint
5 1 (7.14%) Kaspersky
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) Sourcefire
5 1 (7.14%) Symantec
5 1 (7.14%) VMware