The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Blue Coat Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 165 178 122
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -56
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 58 42 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.08% 0.74% 2.07%
As % of the Vendors category 2.14% 1.49% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 26 36 88
Average salary £42,250 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
Blue Coat
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2704 2823 3104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.14% 49.57% 58.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1977 2045 2351
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Blue Coat Salary Trend in Berkshire

Blue Coat
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Blue Coat Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Blue Coat
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading 0 30 £42,000 -20.00%
Bracknell -2 5 £42,000 -11.57% 1
Slough +9 4 £42,000 -32.80%
Blue Coat
South East

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Blue Coat also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Blue Coat.

1 82 (96.47%) CheckPoint
2 77 (90.59%) Cisco
3 73 (85.88%) Juniper
4 68 (80.00%) Firewall
5 55 (64.71%) F5
6 45 (52.94%) Fortinet
7 37 (43.53%) TCP/IP
8 35 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
9 31 (36.47%) Linux
9 31 (36.47%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (35.29%) UNIX
11 28 (32.94%) Cisco ASA
12 25 (29.41%) Cisco PIX
13 24 (28.24%) Windows
14 23 (27.06%) SLA
14 23 (27.06%) Sourcefire
15 22 (25.88%) Solaris
15 22 (25.88%) Windows 2000
15 22 (25.88%) Windows Server 2003
15 22 (25.88%) Network Security
15 22 (25.88%) Windows Server 2008
15 22 (25.88%) Crossbeam
16 20 (23.53%) IronPort
16 20 (23.53%) NetScreen
16 20 (23.53%) CCSE
17 19 (22.35%) ITIL
17 19 (22.35%) Tufin
18 18 (21.18%) Telecoms
19 16 (18.82%) Wireless
19 16 (18.82%) HP

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Blue Coat also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Blue Coat. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.53%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (80.00%) Firewall
2 37 (43.53%) TCP/IP
3 28 (32.94%) Cisco ASA
4 25 (29.41%) Cisco PIX
5 22 (25.88%) Network Security
6 20 (23.53%) NetScreen
7 16 (18.82%) Wireless
7 16 (18.82%) Cisco ISE
8 15 (17.65%) LAN
8 15 (17.65%) WAN
9 11 (12.94%) VoIP
10 9 (10.59%) Wireshark
11 7 (8.24%) BIG-IP
11 7 (8.24%) RIP
11 7 (8.24%) VRRP
11 7 (8.24%) OSPF
12 6 (7.06%) HTTPS
12 6 (7.06%) SSL
12 6 (7.06%) VPN
12 6 (7.06%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
General
1 18 (21.18%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.53%) French Language
2 3 (3.53%) German Language
2 3 (3.53%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.53%) Retail
2 3 (3.53%) Multimedia
2 3 (3.53%) Billing
3 1 (1.18%) Back Office
3 1 (1.18%) Finance
3 1 (1.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (50.59%) Security Engineer
2 24 (28.24%) Consultant
2 24 (28.24%) Network Engineer
3 19 (22.35%) Security Consultant
4 14 (16.47%) Senior Consultant
5 13 (15.29%) Senior Security Consultant
6 11 (12.94%) Analyst
6 11 (12.94%) Network Security Engineer
7 9 (10.59%) Firewall Consultant
8 8 (9.41%) Senior Security Engineer
9 6 (7.06%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (7.06%) Security Analyst
10 5 (5.88%) Network Support
11 4 (4.71%) Technical Security Consultant
11 4 (4.71%) Network Support Engineer
11 4 (4.71%) Support Engineer
11 4 (4.71%) IP Engineer
12 3 (3.53%) Support Consultant
12 3 (3.53%) Systems Analyst
13 2 (2.35%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.35%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.35%) PKI
1 2 (2.35%) Replication
1 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.18%) Open Source
2 1 (1.18%) Clustering
2 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (36.47%) Linux
2 30 (35.29%) UNIX
3 24 (28.24%) Windows
4 22 (25.88%) Solaris
4 22 (25.88%) Windows 2000
4 22 (25.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (25.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.47%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.35%) ITIL
3 15 (17.65%) Mentoring
3 15 (17.65%) Coaching
4 6 (7.06%) Project Management
4 6 (7.06%) Performance Management
4 6 (7.06%) Product Management
5 5 (5.88%) Information Security
6 4 (4.71%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.53%) SIEM
7 3 (3.53%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 3 (3.53%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.53%) CRM
8 2 (2.35%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.35%) Network Management
8 2 (2.35%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (1.18%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.18%) Cyber Security
9 1 (1.18%) Service Continuity Management
9 1 (1.18%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.18%) Korn
1 1 (1.18%) Python
1 1 (1.18%) C
1 1 (1.18%) Perl
1 1 (1.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (23.53%) CCSE
3 15 (17.65%) JNCIS
4 14 (16.47%) CCIE
5 13 (15.29%) Security Cleared
5 13 (15.29%) SC Cleared
5 13 (15.29%) CCNA
6 10 (11.76%) CCNP
7 6 (7.06%) Degree
8 4 (4.71%) CISSP
8 4 (4.71%) CCSA
9 2 (2.35%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (1.18%) BC Cleared
10 1 (1.18%) GCIA
10 1 (1.18%) GCIH
10 1 (1.18%) GIAC
10 1 (1.18%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.18%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.18%) CEH
10 1 (1.18%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (27.06%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.06%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.18%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 82 (96.47%) CheckPoint
2 77 (90.59%) Cisco
3 73 (85.88%) Juniper
4 55 (64.71%) F5
5 45 (52.94%) Fortinet
6 23 (27.06%) Sourcefire
7 22 (25.88%) Crossbeam
8 20 (23.53%) IronPort
9 19 (22.35%) Tufin
10 16 (18.82%) HP
11 15 (17.65%) McAfee
12 14 (16.47%) Aruba
13 11 (12.94%) Mitel
13 11 (12.94%) ProCurve
14 10 (11.76%) Websense
15 4 (4.71%) Symantec
15 4 (4.71%) Brocade
16 3 (3.53%) Aerohive Networks
16 3 (3.53%) Meraki
16 3 (3.53%) Meru Networks
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