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 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 88 100
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales - 0.27% 0.080%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.64% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Median salary - £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +11.84%  

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 284 472 566
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 39.83% 41.84% 45.28%
Number of salaries quoted 248 406 472
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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

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

1 2 (100.00%) ProxySG
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared

Blue Coat
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee