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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 166 191 203
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +12
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 43 32 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.01% 0.62% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 2.04% 1.25% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 24 27 25
Median salary £48,750 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,250 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.50% +11.11%
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
2104 2561 3008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.22% 49.24% 51.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1609 1983 2012
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 £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £67,500 £68,800
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +14 27 £47,500 -13.63%
Maidenhead - 6 £50,000 -
Bracknell 0 3 £47,000 +23.68%
Windsor - 2 - -
Blue Coat
South East

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 63 (77.78%) Cisco
2 62 (76.54%) F5
3 57 (70.37%) CheckPoint
4 56 (69.14%) Juniper
5 55 (67.90%) TCP/IP
6 52 (64.20%) Firewall
7 51 (62.96%) Linux
8 46 (56.79%) Palo Alto
9 37 (45.68%) Unix
9 37 (45.68%) Windows
9 37 (45.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 37 (45.68%) Sourcefire
10 32 (39.51%) ITIL
11 31 (38.27%) Solaris
11 31 (38.27%) Windows 2000
11 31 (38.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 31 (38.27%) Crossbeam
12 27 (33.33%) German Language
13 21 (25.93%) Network Security
13 21 (25.93%) Information Security
14 19 (23.46%) Fortinet
15 15 (18.52%) Risk Management
16 14 (17.28%) French Language
17 11 (13.58%) Multicast
17 11 (13.58%) Brocade
17 11 (13.58%) VLAN
17 11 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
17 11 (13.58%) Manufacturing
17 11 (13.58%) MPLS
17 11 (13.58%) OSPF

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 6 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 55 (67.90%) TCP/IP
2 52 (64.20%) Firewall
3 21 (25.93%) Network Security
4 11 (13.58%) MPLS
4 11 (13.58%) Multicast
4 11 (13.58%) OSPF
4 11 (13.58%) RIP
4 11 (13.58%) VLAN
4 11 (13.58%) VRRP
5 9 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (8.64%) Wireshark
7 5 (6.17%) VPN
7 5 (6.17%) Wireless
8 3 (3.70%) 4G
8 3 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (3.70%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (3.70%) DMZ
8 3 (3.70%) TACACS
9 2 (2.47%) HTTP
9 2 (2.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) InfluxDB
1 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 27 (33.33%) German Language
2 14 (17.28%) French Language
3 11 (13.58%) Manufacturing
4 7 (8.64%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.70%) Back Office
5 3 (3.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 35 (43.21%) Security Engineer
2 27 (33.33%) Juniper Engineer
3 22 (27.16%) Linux Engineer
4 18 (22.22%) Network Engineer
5 17 (20.99%) Support Engineer
6 16 (19.75%) Consultant
6 16 (19.75%) Security Consultant
7 11 (13.58%) Network Support
7 11 (13.58%) Network Support Engineer
7 11 (13.58%) Switch Engineer
8 7 (8.64%) Check Point Consultant
9 6 (7.41%) Design Engineer
9 6 (7.41%) Network Design Engineer
9 6 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
9 6 (7.41%) Perimeter Security Consultant
10 4 (4.94%) Analyst
10 4 (4.94%) Applications Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Applications Support
10 4 (4.94%) Applications Support Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) SAML
2 3 (3.70%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Computer Science
1 6 (7.41%) Driving Licence
2 5 (6.17%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (3.70%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.47%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 51 (62.96%) Linux
2 37 (45.68%) Unix
2 37 (45.68%) Windows
2 37 (45.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (38.27%) Solaris
3 31 (38.27%) Windows 2000
3 31 (38.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (7.41%) Windows Server
4 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (39.51%) ITIL
2 21 (25.93%) Information Security
3 15 (18.52%) Risk Management
4 11 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (12.35%) Mentoring
6 7 (8.64%) Identity Management
7 6 (7.41%) Migration
8 5 (6.17%) Security Operations
9 4 (4.94%) Coaching
9 4 (4.94%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (3.70%) Business Development
10 3 (3.70%) Capacity Management
10 3 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (3.70%) DDoS Mitigation
10 3 (3.70%) Network Design
10 3 (3.70%) Presales
10 3 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (3.70%) Validation
11 1 (1.23%) ITIL V3
11 1 (1.23%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (9.88%) Degree
2 7 (8.64%) CISSP
3 6 (7.41%) CCNP
3 6 (7.41%) CEH
3 6 (7.41%) CISA
3 6 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.41%) GCIH
3 6 (7.41%) MCP
4 1 (1.23%) CCIE
4 1 (1.23%) CCNA
4 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 7 (8.64%) ProxySG
2 6 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.70%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) Nessus
Vendors
1 63 (77.78%) Cisco
2 62 (76.54%) F5
3 57 (70.37%) CheckPoint
4 56 (69.14%) Juniper
5 46 (56.79%) Palo Alto
6 37 (45.68%) Sourcefire
7 31 (38.27%) Crossbeam
8 19 (23.46%) Fortinet
9 11 (13.58%) Brocade
10 6 (7.41%) LogRhythm
11 3 (3.70%) Citrix
12 2 (2.47%) Forcepoint
12 2 (2.47%) Intel
12 2 (2.47%) Intel Security