Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 24 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 315 336 320
Rank change year-on-year +21 -16 -37
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 10 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.099% 0.052% 0.027%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.11% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 2
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £40,500 £38,625 £36,400
90th Percentile £66,025 £61,250 £64,400
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +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 permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 4724 5238 5094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 46.64% 45.83% 46.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3660 3847 4237
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Blue Coat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Blue Coat in the West Midlands

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Blue Coat in the West Midlands

Blue Coat
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Blue Coat in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Blue Coat in the West Midlands

Blue Coat
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 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
Birmingham +24 6 £55,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £50,000 -
Solihull - 1 £42,500 -
Blue Coat
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (80.00%) Firewall
3 8 (80.00%) Juniper
3 8 (80.00%) ProxySG
3 8 (80.00%) Network Security
4 7 (70.00%) Matrix Management
4 7 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (70.00%) McAfee
4 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) SLA
5 2 (20.00%) Unix
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
5 2 (20.00%) AlienVault
5 2 (20.00%) QRadar
5 2 (20.00%) Case Management
5 2 (20.00%) ArcSight
5 2 (20.00%) SIEM
6 1 (10.00%) DNA
6 1 (10.00%) LAN
6 1 (10.00%) VoIP
6 1 (10.00%) WAN
6 1 (10.00%) CCNP
6 1 (10.00%) CCNA
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (10.00%) Finance

Blue Coat
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 8 (80.00%) Firewall
1 8 (80.00%) Network Security
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) VoIP
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Security Engineer
3 5 (50.00%) Designer
3 5 (50.00%) Security Designer
4 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Matrix Management
2 2 (20.00%) Case Management
2 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (20.00%) SIEM
3 1 (10.00%) DNA
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (80.00%) Juniper
4 7 (70.00%) McAfee
5 2 (20.00%) AlienVault
5 2 (20.00%) ArcSight
5 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
6 1 (10.00%) Clearswift
6 1 (10.00%) F5