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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blue Coat
England / West Midlands
Rank 207 229 203
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -26
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 5 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.39% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 8
Median salary £47,500 £65,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.92% +44.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £62,450 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £48,400
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -

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
2116 2555 2276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 44.75% 44.03% 45.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1619 2080 1982
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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
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 21 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 February 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
Birmingham - 5 £47,500 -
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) CheckPoint
3 6 (66.67%) Firewall
4 4 (44.44%) Juniper
4 4 (44.44%) F5
5 3 (33.33%) Network Security
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) Intel Security
5 3 (33.33%) Forcepoint
5 3 (33.33%) Information Security
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (22.22%) Imperva
6 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
6 2 (22.22%) ProxySG
6 2 (22.22%) VoIP
6 2 (22.22%) WAN
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (22.22%) Aruba
6 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
6 2 (22.22%) Presales
6 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (11.11%) Rapid7
7 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (11.11%) Web Filtering
7 1 (11.11%) ISO27002
7 1 (11.11%) Contingency Planning

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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (22.22%) VoIP
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) DMZ
4 1 (11.11%) HTTP
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) Intranet
4 1 (11.11%) IPsec
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) OSPF
4 1 (11.11%) PABX
4 1 (11.11%) S/MIME
4 1 (11.11%) SSL
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) VLAN
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
1 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Presales Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Security Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Security Presales Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Security Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (11.11%) PKI
1 1 (11.11%) SCADA
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Information Security
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Presales
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Matrix Management
3 1 (11.11%) Network Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) SIEM
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
3 1 (11.11%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) CCSA
2 1 (11.11%) CCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) ISO27002
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) ProxySG
2 1 (11.11%) Forefront TMG
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) CheckPoint
3 4 (44.44%) F5
3 4 (44.44%) Juniper
4 3 (33.33%) Forcepoint
4 3 (33.33%) Intel Security
5 2 (22.22%) Aruba
5 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
5 2 (22.22%) Imperva
5 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
6 1 (11.11%) Avaya
6 1 (11.11%) Brocade
6 1 (11.11%) Citrix
6 1 (11.11%) Clearswift
6 1 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (11.11%) Mitel
6 1 (11.11%) Qualys
6 1 (11.11%) Rapid7
6 1 (11.11%) Symantec
6 1 (11.11%) Tripwire