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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 173 160 180
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +20
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 38 59 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.86% 1.17% 0.80%
As % of the Vendors category 1.73% 2.28% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 18 32 24
Median salary £49,500 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,400 £38,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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
2198 2583 2698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.50% 51.33% 49.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1693 1859 1871
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing Blue Coat as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +7 24 £55,000 -
Bracknell -16 6 £47,750 +1.59%
Windsor - 4 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £65,000 -
Blue Coat
South East

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 60 (83.33%) Cisco
2 56 (77.78%) F5
3 55 (76.39%) Juniper
4 45 (62.50%) CheckPoint
5 43 (59.72%) Linux
6 42 (58.33%) Firewall
7 37 (51.39%) TCP/IP
7 37 (51.39%) Palo Alto
8 27 (37.50%) Sourcefire
8 27 (37.50%) ITIL
9 25 (34.72%) Windows 2000
9 25 (34.72%) Windows
10 24 (33.33%) Unix
11 23 (31.94%) Network Security
12 22 (30.56%) Crossbeam
12 22 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (30.56%) Solaris
12 22 (30.56%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (29.17%) Fortinet
14 17 (23.61%) German Language
15 16 (22.22%) VLAN
16 15 (20.83%) Information Security
17 13 (18.06%) Brocade
17 13 (18.06%) French Language
17 13 (18.06%) Cisco ASA
17 13 (18.06%) Multicast
17 13 (18.06%) MPLS
17 13 (18.06%) OSPF
17 13 (18.06%) VRRP
17 13 (18.06%) Manufacturing

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 42 (58.33%) Firewall
2 37 (51.39%) TCP/IP
3 23 (31.94%) Network Security
4 16 (22.22%) VLAN
5 13 (18.06%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (18.06%) MPLS
5 13 (18.06%) Multicast
5 13 (18.06%) OSPF
5 13 (18.06%) RIP
5 13 (18.06%) VRRP
6 5 (6.94%) Cisco ISE
6 5 (6.94%) VPN
7 3 (4.17%) 4G
7 3 (4.17%) DMZ
7 3 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (4.17%) SSL
7 3 (4.17%) TACACS
7 3 (4.17%) Wireless
8 1 (1.39%) 3G
8 1 (1.39%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 17 (23.61%) German Language
2 13 (18.06%) French Language
2 13 (18.06%) Manufacturing
3 7 (9.72%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.94%) Billing
5 3 (4.17%) Back Office
6 1 (1.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (40.28%) Security Engineer
2 21 (29.17%) Juniper Engineer
2 21 (29.17%) Network Engineer
3 19 (26.39%) Consultant
3 19 (26.39%) Security Consultant
4 14 (19.44%) Network Support
4 14 (19.44%) Network Support Engineer
4 14 (19.44%) Support Engineer
5 13 (18.06%) Switch Engineer
6 12 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (15.28%) Check Point Consultant
8 8 (11.11%) Perimeter Security Consultant
9 7 (9.72%) Network Consultant
9 7 (9.72%) Network Security Consultant
9 7 (9.72%) Network Security Engineer
10 6 (8.33%) Design Engineer
10 6 (8.33%) Network Design Engineer
11 5 (6.94%) Cisco Engineer
12 4 (5.56%) Blue Coat Consultant
12 4 (5.56%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) Regular Expression
2 2 (2.78%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Driving Licence
2 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.56%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (4.17%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 43 (59.72%) Linux
2 25 (34.72%) Windows
2 25 (34.72%) Windows 2000
3 24 (33.33%) Unix
4 22 (30.56%) Solaris
4 22 (30.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.17%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (37.50%) ITIL
2 15 (20.83%) Information Security
3 9 (12.50%) Presales
3 9 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 8 (11.11%) Migration
5 7 (9.72%) Identity Management
6 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.94%) Business Development
7 5 (6.94%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (5.56%) Coaching
8 4 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.56%) Security Operations
9 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.17%) Capacity Management
9 3 (4.17%) DDoS Mitigation
9 3 (4.17%) Network Design
9 3 (4.17%) Product Management
9 3 (4.17%) Project Management
9 3 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (6.94%) CCNP
3 4 (5.56%) Degree
4 3 (4.17%) CCIE
4 3 (4.17%) CISSP
4 3 (4.17%) CompTIA Security+
4 3 (4.17%) Security+ Certification
5 2 (2.78%) CCSA
5 2 (2.78%) CCSE
6 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.17%) ISA Server
1 3 (4.17%) NDS
1 3 (4.17%) NetIQ eDirectory
1 3 (4.17%) Squid
2 1 (1.39%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 60 (83.33%) Cisco
2 56 (77.78%) F5
3 55 (76.39%) Juniper
4 45 (62.50%) CheckPoint
5 37 (51.39%) Palo Alto
6 27 (37.50%) Sourcefire
7 22 (30.56%) Crossbeam
8 21 (29.17%) Fortinet
9 13 (18.06%) Brocade
10 9 (12.50%) Forcepoint
11 3 (4.17%) Citrix
11 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
11 3 (4.17%) Novell
11 3 (4.17%) Red Hat
11 3 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (1.39%) ArcSight