Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 18 November 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 151 155
Rank change year-on-year +15 +4 -34
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 3 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.15% 0.27% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.60% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 2
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -26.32% +21.79%
10th Percentile £38,750 £29,750 £39,000
90th Percentile £54,250 £44,250 £56,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Wales.

All Vendors
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 962 1172 1156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 47.39% 44.43% 42.01%
Number of salaries quoted 816 942 988
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £22,625 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £50,900
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Blue Coat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Blue Coat in Wales

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Blue Coat in Wales

Blue Coat
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +30 3 £42,500 +21.43%
Blue Coat
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Wales region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) McAfee
1 2 (66.67%) Sourcefire
1 2 (66.67%) Splunk
1 2 (66.67%) Proofpoint
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Internet of Things
2 1 (33.33%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Internet

Blue Coat
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Information Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Security Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) McAfee
1 2 (66.67%) Proofpoint
1 2 (66.67%) Sourcefire
1 2 (66.67%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto