The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blue Coat
Wales / South Wales
Rank 86 97 88
Rank change year-on-year +11 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 2 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.23% 0.16% 0.77%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 0.39% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 9
Median salary £45,000 £36,875 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.03% -13.23%  
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 South Wales.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 417 507 595
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 47.60% 40.99% 51.07%
Number of salaries quoted 361 432 488
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.31% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Blue Coat in South Wales

Blue Coat
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Bridgend - 1 £45,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £45,000 -
Blue Coat
Wales

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) F5
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco
4 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 4 (50.00%) LAN
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (50.00%) Intel Security
5 3 (37.50%) Avaya
5 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
5 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) WAN
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) JBoss
5 3 (37.50%) Apache
5 3 (37.50%) IBM
5 3 (37.50%) CCNP
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) Change Control
5 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
5 3 (37.50%) ProxySG
5 3 (37.50%) Intel
5 3 (37.50%) Fortinet
5 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (25.00%) Apache Flex

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Apache
1 3 (37.50%) JBoss
2 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) MPLS
5 1 (12.50%) PPP
5 1 (12.50%) VLAN
5 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Firewall Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Change Control
1 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
1 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) CCDA
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) ProxySG
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) F5
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Intel Security
4 3 (37.50%) Avaya
4 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 3 (37.50%) Fortinet
4 3 (37.50%) IBM
4 3 (37.50%) Intel
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) AppDynamics
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
6 1 (12.50%) Juniper
6 1 (12.50%) Nokia
6 1 (12.50%) SonicWALL