The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 28 April 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
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 66 59
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 0 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff - 0.15% 1.20%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.40% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 8
Median salary - £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -  

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 Cardiff.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 243 249 300
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 42.33% 38.13% 44.98%
Number of salaries quoted 217 205 231
Median salary £38,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,300 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,163 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Blue Coat in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Intel Security
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (33.33%) ProxySG
3 1 (33.33%) PKI
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CCDA
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) PPP

Blue Coat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) PPP
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Firewall Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CCDA
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Intel Security
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia
3 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL