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 23 June 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.

Blue Coat
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 142 134
Rank change year-on-year +14 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.15% 0.042% 0.099%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.089% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% +10.38%  

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 911 1118 1004
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 46.31% 46.70% 49.73%
Number of salaries quoted 700 776 807
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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%) F5
3 7 (77.78%) Palo Alto
3 7 (77.78%) Fortinet
4 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
5 5 (55.56%) Forcepoint
5 5 (55.56%) Imperva
5 5 (55.56%) Presales
5 5 (55.56%) Aruba
6 3 (33.33%) Network Security
6 3 (33.33%) Juniper
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (22.22%) Firewall
7 2 (22.22%) Migration
7 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (22.22%) OSPF
7 2 (22.22%) CCNA
7 2 (22.22%) WAN
7 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (22.22%) Sourcefire
7 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (22.22%) Business Development
7 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (11.11%) PABX

Blue Coat
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) OSPF
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) BGP
3 1 (11.11%) DMZ
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) Intranet
3 1 (11.11%) PABX
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
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%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Consultant
1 7 (77.78%) Security Consultant
2 5 (55.56%) Presales Consultant
2 5 (55.56%) Security Presales Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Network Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Security Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Security Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Deployment Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Presales
2 2 (22.22%) Business Development
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
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
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) CCSA
3 1 (11.11%) CCSE
3 1 (11.11%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) F5
3 7 (77.78%) Fortinet
3 7 (77.78%) Palo Alto
4 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
5 5 (55.56%) Aruba
5 5 (55.56%) Forcepoint
5 5 (55.56%) Imperva
6 3 (33.33%) Juniper
7 2 (22.22%) Sourcefire
8 1 (11.11%) Brocade
8 1 (11.11%) Citrix
8 1 (11.11%) McAfee
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits
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