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 3 months to 22 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 244 226
Rank change year-on-year +18 -18  
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 3 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.058% 0.032% 0.052%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.071% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Median salary - £56,500 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £39,250
% change year-on-year +11.76% +8.28%  

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 the West Midlands.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2210 2819 2749
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 42.93% 45.16% 47.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1737 2057 2270
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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
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 3 months to 22 June 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
Birmingham +15 3 - - 1
Blue Coat
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) F5
3 7 (70.00%) Fortinet
3 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (70.00%) Palo Alto
4 5 (50.00%) Presales
4 5 (50.00%) Aruba
4 5 (50.00%) Forcepoint
4 5 (50.00%) Imperva
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (30.00%) Network Security
5 3 (30.00%) Juniper
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (20.00%) CCNA
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (20.00%) OSPF
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (20.00%) Business Development
6 2 (20.00%) Sourcefire
6 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (10.00%) Banking
7 1 (10.00%) ProxySG

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 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
1 3 (30.00%) Network Security
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (10.00%) BGP
3 1 (10.00%) DMZ
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) Intranet
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) PABX
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) VoIP
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Consultant
1 7 (70.00%) Security Consultant
2 5 (50.00%) Presales Consultant
2 5 (50.00%) Security Presales Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Network Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Security Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Deployment Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Presales
2 2 (20.00%) Business Development
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) CCSA
3 1 (10.00%) CCSE
3 1 (10.00%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) F5
3 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (70.00%) Fortinet
3 7 (70.00%) Palo Alto
4 5 (50.00%) Aruba
4 5 (50.00%) Forcepoint
4 5 (50.00%) Imperva
5 3 (30.00%) Juniper
6 2 (20.00%) Sourcefire
7 1 (10.00%) Brocade
7 1 (10.00%) Citrix
7 1 (10.00%) HP
7 1 (10.00%) McAfee
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits
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