The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 26 March 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blue Coat
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 113 - 116
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 6 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.33% - 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.75% - 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 1
Median salary £67,500 - £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -  

Blue Coat is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 800 1031 794
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 44.37% 43.80% 46.00%
Number of salaries quoted 575 799 673
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Blue Coat as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Blue Coat in Birmingham

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Blue Coat in Birmingham

Blue Coat
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Blue Coat in Birmingham over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Blue Coat in Birmingham

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) CheckPoint
3 6 (66.67%) Forcepoint
3 6 (66.67%) F5
4 5 (55.56%) Imperva
4 5 (55.56%) Aruba
4 5 (55.56%) Palo Alto
4 5 (55.56%) Presales
4 5 (55.56%) Fortinet
5 4 (44.44%) Firewall
6 2 (22.22%) Information Security
6 2 (22.22%) WAN
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) Network Security
6 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 1 (11.11%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (11.11%) Network Management
7 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (11.11%) PABX
7 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (11.11%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (11.11%) Rapid7
7 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (11.11%) Web Filtering
7 1 (11.11%) ISO27002

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) DMZ
3 1 (11.11%) HTTP
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) Intranet
3 1 (11.11%) IPsec
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) OSPF
3 1 (11.11%) PABX
3 1 (11.11%) S/MIME
3 1 (11.11%) SSL
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
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 5 (55.56%) Consultant
1 5 (55.56%) Presales Consultant
1 5 (55.56%) Security Consultant
1 5 (55.56%) Security Presales Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Analyst
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%) 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%) SCADA
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Presales
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Network Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Security Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCSA
1 1 (11.11%) CCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Check Point Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) ISO27002
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (11.11%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) CheckPoint
3 6 (66.67%) F5
3 6 (66.67%) Forcepoint
4 5 (55.56%) Aruba
4 5 (55.56%) Fortinet
4 5 (55.56%) Imperva
4 5 (55.56%) Palo Alto
5 1 (11.11%) Brocade
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) Clearswift
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
5 1 (11.11%) Juniper
5 1 (11.11%) Qualys
5 1 (11.11%) Rapid7
5 1 (11.11%) Symantec
5 1 (11.11%) Tripwire