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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 196 177 162
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -15
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 33 51 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.55% 0.90% 1.35%
As % of the Vendors category 1.06% 1.72% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 25 27 66
Average salary £45,000 £40,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.80% -15.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
3122 2963 2671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 52.16% 52.50% 49.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2090 2174 2200
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +7 28 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Newbury +4 1 £45,000 +9.75%
Slough - 1 £57,500 -
Blue Coat
South East

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 78 (88.64%) CheckPoint
2 61 (69.32%) Cisco
2 61 (69.32%) Firewall
3 60 (68.18%) F5
4 59 (67.05%) Juniper
5 46 (52.27%) TCP/IP
6 44 (50.00%) Network Security
7 35 (39.77%) CCSE
7 35 (39.77%) Cisco Certification
8 34 (38.64%) CCNP
9 30 (34.09%) Windows
9 30 (34.09%) CCSA
10 28 (31.82%) UNIX
11 25 (28.41%) Internet
11 25 (28.41%) Cisco ASA
12 23 (26.14%) CISSP
13 22 (25.00%) Sourcefire
14 21 (23.86%) Telecoms
14 21 (23.86%) ProxySG
15 20 (22.73%) Cisco PIX
15 20 (22.73%) Coaching
16 17 (19.32%) Linux
17 16 (18.18%) German Language
18 15 (17.05%) Fortinet
18 15 (17.05%) JNCIA
18 15 (17.05%) Websense
18 15 (17.05%) SLA
18 15 (17.05%) Windows Server 2008
19 14 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
19 14 (15.91%) Agile Software Development

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (69.32%) Firewall
2 46 (52.27%) TCP/IP
3 44 (50.00%) Network Security
4 25 (28.41%) Cisco ASA
4 25 (28.41%) Internet
5 20 (22.73%) Cisco PIX
6 13 (14.77%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (12.50%) NetScreen
8 10 (11.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 10 (11.36%) WAN
9 9 (10.23%) Broadband
9 9 (10.23%) OSPF
9 9 (10.23%) BIG-IP
10 8 (9.09%) MPLS
10 8 (9.09%) LAN
11 6 (6.82%) BGP
11 6 (6.82%) SSL
11 6 (6.82%) NetScaler
11 6 (6.82%) Cisco ISE
12 5 (5.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
General
1 21 (23.86%) Telecoms
2 16 (18.18%) German Language
3 9 (10.23%) Finance
4 6 (6.82%) Manufacturing
4 6 (6.82%) French Language
5 1 (1.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (43.18%) Security Engineer
2 18 (20.45%) Network Engineer
3 15 (17.05%) Consultant
4 13 (14.77%) Security Consultant
5 10 (11.36%) Network Consultant
6 9 (10.23%) IP Engineer
7 8 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 8 (9.09%) Network Security Consultant
8 7 (7.95%) Network Security Engineer
8 7 (7.95%) Security Analyst
8 7 (7.95%) Architect
8 7 (7.95%) Analyst
9 6 (6.82%) Team Leader
10 5 (5.68%) Security Support Engineer
11 4 (4.55%) Network Architect
11 4 (4.55%) Senior Security Analyst
11 4 (4.55%) Senior Security Engineer
11 4 (4.55%) Network Team Leader
11 4 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
12 3 (3.41%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) Smartphone
2 2 (2.27%) Statistics
3 1 (1.14%) HP StorageWorks
3 1 (1.14%) Replication
3 1 (1.14%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 30 (34.09%) Windows
2 28 (31.82%) UNIX
3 17 (19.32%) Linux
4 15 (17.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (14.77%) Windows 2000
6 13 (14.77%) Solaris
7 1 (1.14%) CentOS
7 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.73%) Coaching
2 14 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (14.77%) ITIL
4 11 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 10 (11.36%) SIEM
6 9 (10.23%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 8 (9.09%) Load Balancing
8 7 (7.95%) Information Security
9 4 (4.55%) Migration
9 4 (4.55%) Project Management
9 4 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.41%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (3.41%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.41%) ERP
10 3 (3.41%) Network Design
11 2 (2.27%) Incident Management
11 2 (2.27%) GAP Analysis
11 2 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (2.27%) Analytics
11 2 (2.27%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 35 (39.77%) Cisco Certification
1 35 (39.77%) CCSE
2 34 (38.64%) CCNP
3 30 (34.09%) CCSA
4 23 (26.14%) CISSP
5 15 (17.05%) JNCIA
6 7 (7.95%) JNCIS
7 6 (6.82%) CCIE
7 6 (6.82%) CCNA
8 5 (5.68%) SC Cleared
8 5 (5.68%) Security Cleared
9 4 (4.55%) CCIP
10 3 (3.41%) CCSP
11 2 (2.27%) SSCP
11 2 (2.27%) BC Cleared
11 2 (2.27%) GCIA
11 2 (2.27%) GCIH
12 1 (1.14%) JNCIE
12 1 (1.14%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.05%) SLA
2 7 (7.95%) PCI DSS
3 5 (5.68%) GPG13
3 5 (5.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (23.86%) ProxySG
2 7 (7.95%) Snort
3 5 (5.68%) Squid
4 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (14.77%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.14%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.14%) Nessus
2 1 (1.14%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 78 (88.64%) CheckPoint
2 61 (69.32%) Cisco
3 60 (68.18%) F5
4 59 (67.05%) Juniper
5 22 (25.00%) Sourcefire
6 15 (17.05%) Websense
6 15 (17.05%) Fortinet
7 13 (14.77%) Crossbeam
8 10 (11.36%) Nokia
8 10 (11.36%) HP
9 9 (10.23%) McAfee
10 6 (6.82%) Tufin
10 6 (6.82%) Citrix
10 6 (6.82%) IronPort
11 5 (5.68%) Symantec
12 4 (4.55%) BMC
12 4 (4.55%) SevOne
13 3 (3.41%) Brocade
13 3 (3.41%) TippingPoint
14 2 (2.27%) ProCurve
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