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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 206 167 132
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -35
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 23 63 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.40% 1.07% 1.69%
As % of the Vendors category 0.74% 2.02% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 17 44 89
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +13.63%
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
3097 3115 2623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 53.29% 52.81% 48.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2126 2224 2124
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -16 14 £47,500 -13.63%
Newbury +5 1 £45,000 -14.69%
Blue Coat
South East

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 51 (86.44%) CheckPoint
2 46 (77.97%) F5
3 45 (76.27%) Cisco
3 45 (76.27%) Firewall
4 43 (72.88%) Juniper
5 34 (57.63%) TCP/IP
6 24 (40.68%) UNIX
6 24 (40.68%) Windows
7 22 (37.29%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (35.59%) Network Security
9 20 (33.90%) Sourcefire
10 19 (32.20%) CCNP
10 19 (32.20%) Telecoms
11 17 (28.81%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (27.12%) SLA
12 16 (27.12%) Internet
12 16 (27.12%) Coaching
13 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (25.42%) CCSA
14 14 (23.73%) CCSE
15 13 (22.03%) CISSP
15 13 (22.03%) Cisco PIX
15 13 (22.03%) Solaris
15 13 (22.03%) Linux
15 13 (22.03%) Windows 2000
15 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (22.03%) Fortinet
15 13 (22.03%) Crossbeam
15 13 (22.03%) ITIL

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (5.08%) Lync
2 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (76.27%) Firewall
2 34 (57.63%) TCP/IP
3 21 (35.59%) Network Security
4 17 (28.81%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (27.12%) Internet
6 13 (22.03%) Cisco PIX
7 12 (20.34%) Wireless
8 11 (18.64%) OSPF
8 11 (18.64%) BGP
9 10 (16.95%) LAN
10 9 (15.25%) WAN
10 9 (15.25%) Intrusion Detection
10 9 (15.25%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (13.56%) VoIP
12 7 (11.86%) MPLS
13 6 (10.17%) IPv4
13 6 (10.17%) IPv6
14 5 (8.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 4 (6.78%) Wireshark
15 4 (6.78%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) Data Mining
General
1 19 (32.20%) Telecoms
2 10 (16.95%) German Language
3 4 (6.78%) French Language
4 2 (3.39%) Finance
4 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.69%) Retail
5 1 (1.69%) Billing
5 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Security Engineer
2 11 (18.64%) Consultant
3 8 (13.56%) Network Consultant
4 7 (11.86%) Network Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Architect
5 6 (10.17%) Security Consultant
5 6 (10.17%) Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Network Architect
6 5 (8.47%) Network Security Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) Team Leader
7 4 (6.78%) IP Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Security Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Network Team Leader
8 3 (5.08%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Security Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Junior
9 2 (3.39%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) CGI
2 1 (1.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Smartphone
2 2 (3.39%) Statistics
2 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (40.68%) UNIX
1 24 (40.68%) Windows
2 13 (22.03%) Solaris
2 13 (22.03%) Linux
2 13 (22.03%) Windows 2000
2 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) Coaching
2 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (22.03%) ITIL
4 9 (15.25%) SIEM
5 8 (13.56%) Migration
6 7 (11.86%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.78%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 4 (6.78%) Information Security
7 4 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.78%) Project Management
8 3 (5.08%) Network Design
8 3 (5.08%) Network Management
9 2 (3.39%) Change Control
9 2 (3.39%) Analytics
9 2 (3.39%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (3.39%) Cyber Security
9 2 (3.39%) Service Continuity Management
9 2 (3.39%) Protective Monitoring
9 2 (3.39%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.39%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (37.29%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (32.20%) CCNP
3 15 (25.42%) CCSA
4 14 (23.73%) CCSE
5 13 (22.03%) CISSP
6 9 (15.25%) JNCIA
7 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
7 8 (13.56%) Security Cleared
7 8 (13.56%) CCIE
7 8 (13.56%) CCNA
8 6 (10.17%) CCIP
9 3 (5.08%) CCSP
10 2 (3.39%) SSCP
10 2 (3.39%) GCIA
10 2 (3.39%) GCIH
10 2 (3.39%) BC Cleared
11 1 (1.69%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (27.12%) SLA
2 5 (8.47%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.08%) GPG13
3 3 (5.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (20.34%) ProxySG
2 5 (8.47%) Snort
3 3 (5.08%) Squid
Systems Management
1 10 (16.95%) FortiGate
2 3 (5.08%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.69%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 51 (86.44%) CheckPoint
2 46 (77.97%) F5
3 45 (76.27%) Cisco
4 43 (72.88%) Juniper
5 20 (33.90%) Sourcefire
6 13 (22.03%) Fortinet
6 13 (22.03%) Crossbeam
7 12 (20.34%) Websense
8 11 (18.64%) McAfee
9 10 (16.95%) HP
10 6 (10.17%) BMC
10 6 (10.17%) Aruba
10 6 (10.17%) SevOne
11 5 (8.47%) ProCurve
12 4 (6.78%) Nokia
13 3 (5.08%) Riverbed
13 3 (5.08%) Infoblox
13 3 (5.08%) Mitel
13 3 (5.08%) Aerohive Networks
13 3 (5.08%) Meraki