The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Berkshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 171 160 171
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 45 57 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.80% 1.03% 0.91%
As % of the Vendors category 1.58% 1.99% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 26 34 53
Average salary £40,000 £43,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,800 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.26%
Vendors Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2850 2870 2945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.67% 51.92% 49.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1968 2172 2486
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Blue Coat
South East

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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 28 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Slough +13 3 £57,500 +27.77%
Bracknell -2 2 £47,500 +97.91%
Blue Coat
South East

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 76 (86.36%) CheckPoint
2 60 (68.18%) Juniper
3 59 (67.05%) Cisco
4 57 (64.77%) Firewall
5 55 (62.50%) F5
6 48 (54.55%) Network Security
7 43 (48.86%) TCP/IP
8 36 (40.91%) CCSE
9 33 (37.50%) CCNP
9 33 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
10 29 (32.95%) CCSA
11 24 (27.27%) Windows
12 23 (26.14%) Cisco ASA
13 22 (25.00%) Internet
14 20 (22.73%) CISSP
14 20 (22.73%) ProxySG
14 20 (22.73%) Telecoms
15 19 (21.59%) UNIX
16 18 (20.45%) Linux
16 18 (20.45%) Cisco PIX
17 17 (19.32%) Fortinet
17 17 (19.32%) Nokia
18 16 (18.18%) Websense
18 16 (18.18%) Sourcefire
19 14 (15.91%) Load Balancing
19 14 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
19 14 (15.91%) NetScreen
20 13 (14.77%) Finance
21 12 (13.64%) German Language
21 12 (13.64%) JNCIA

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.14%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (64.77%) Firewall
2 48 (54.55%) Network Security
3 43 (48.86%) TCP/IP
4 23 (26.14%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (25.00%) Internet
6 18 (20.45%) Cisco PIX
7 14 (15.91%) NetScreen
8 10 (11.36%) Intrusion Detection
8 10 (11.36%) SSL
8 10 (11.36%) NetScaler
9 9 (10.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 9 (10.23%) Broadband
9 9 (10.23%) WAN
9 9 (10.23%) BIG-IP
10 8 (9.09%) LAN
10 8 (9.09%) OSPF
11 7 (7.95%) MPLS
11 7 (7.95%) VRRP
11 7 (7.95%) RIP
11 7 (7.95%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
General
1 20 (22.73%) Telecoms
2 13 (14.77%) Finance
3 12 (13.64%) German Language
4 10 (11.36%) Manufacturing
5 5 (5.68%) French Language
6 1 (1.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (39.77%) Security Engineer
2 23 (26.14%) Network Engineer
3 21 (23.86%) Consultant
4 18 (20.45%) Security Consultant
5 13 (14.77%) Network Consultant
6 11 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 11 (12.50%) Network Security Consultant
7 9 (10.23%) IP Engineer
8 8 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
9 6 (6.82%) Network Support
10 5 (5.68%) Analyst
10 5 (5.68%) Network Support Engineer
10 5 (5.68%) Security Support Engineer
11 4 (4.55%) Security Analyst
11 4 (4.55%) Senior Security Engineer
11 4 (4.55%) Technical Architect
11 4 (4.55%) Architect
12 3 (3.41%) Technical Consultant
12 3 (3.41%) Firewall Engineer
13 2 (2.27%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) Smartphone
2 3 (3.41%) SecurID
3 2 (2.27%) HP StorageWorks
4 1 (1.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (27.27%) Windows
2 19 (21.59%) UNIX
3 18 (20.45%) Linux
4 14 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (10.23%) Windows 2000
6 9 (10.23%) Solaris
7 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.27%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.27%) CentOS
8 2 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.91%) Load Balancing
2 10 (11.36%) ITIL
3 9 (10.23%) Information Security
4 5 (5.68%) SIEM
5 4 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (3.41%) ERP
7 2 (2.27%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.27%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.14%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.14%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (1.14%) Network Design
8 1 (1.14%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.14%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.14%) Network Management
8 1 (1.14%) Product Management
Qualifications
1 36 (40.91%) CCSE
2 33 (37.50%) CCNP
2 33 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (32.95%) CCSA
4 20 (22.73%) CISSP
5 12 (13.64%) JNCIA
6 8 (9.09%) JNCIS
7 7 (7.95%) CCNA
8 3 (3.41%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.27%) CCDP
10 1 (1.14%) CCIE
10 1 (1.14%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.50%) SLA
2 7 (7.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (7.95%) PCI DSS
2 7 (7.95%) GPG13
System Software
1 20 (22.73%) ProxySG
2 7 (7.95%) Squid
2 7 (7.95%) Snort
3 3 (3.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (10.23%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.27%) Nessus
3 1 (1.14%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.14%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 76 (86.36%) CheckPoint
2 60 (68.18%) Juniper
3 59 (67.05%) Cisco
4 55 (62.50%) F5
5 17 (19.32%) Fortinet
5 17 (19.32%) Nokia
6 16 (18.18%) Websense
6 16 (18.18%) Sourcefire
7 10 (11.36%) HP
7 10 (11.36%) Citrix
8 9 (10.23%) Crossbeam
9 7 (7.95%) Brocade
9 7 (7.95%) IronPort
9 7 (7.95%) Tufin
10 6 (6.82%) Microsoft
11 4 (4.55%) TippingPoint
11 4 (4.55%) Symantec
11 4 (4.55%) McAfee
12 3 (3.41%) Barracuda Networks
13 2 (2.27%) Riverbed
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