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 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blue Coat
England / West Midlands
Rank 213 212 208
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 2 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.041% 0.11% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.089% 0.26% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 10
Median salary £42,500 £65,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.61% +44.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £65,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £65,000 £47,800
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%

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
2248 2313 2357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.01% 44.12% 46.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1701 1907 2092
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 20 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
Birmingham - 2 £42,500 -
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (50.00%) Intel Security
3 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 4 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (37.50%) Information Security
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 2 (25.00%) SSL
5 2 (25.00%) ProxySG
5 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (25.00%) IPsec
5 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (25.00%) SIEM
5 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (25.00%) Symantec
6 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
6 1 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (12.50%) Web Filtering
6 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
6 1 (12.50%) ISO27002
6 1 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (12.50%) 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 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (25.00%) IPsec
4 2 (25.00%) SSL
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) DMZ
5 1 (12.50%) HTTP
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) Intranet
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) S/MIME
5 1 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) VLAN
5 1 (12.50%) VoIP
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) SCADA
2 1 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (12.50%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Network Management
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
3 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
3 1 (12.50%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) CCSA
2 1 (12.50%) CCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) ISO27002
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) Symantec
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Clearswift
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) Forcepoint
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Mitel
4 1 (12.50%) Qualys
4 1 (12.50%) Rapid7
4 1 (12.50%) Splunk
4 1 (12.50%) Tripwire