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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 174 118 170
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +52
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 40 115 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.68% 2.12% 0.98%
As % of the Vendors category 1.38% 3.62% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 34 96 49
Average salary £51,250 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £50,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
Vendors Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2905 3173 3053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.46% 58.50% 49.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2094 2385 2550
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -34 22 £52,500 +23.52% 2
Bracknell +10 7 £47,500 +46.15%
Newbury -9 2 £52,500 +38.15%
Slough +2 1 £62,500 +31.57%
Blue Coat
South East

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 72 (74.23%) F5
2 69 (71.13%) CheckPoint
3 68 (70.10%) Juniper
4 67 (69.07%) Cisco
5 58 (59.79%) Firewall
6 45 (46.39%) Network Security
7 40 (41.24%) TCP/IP
8 33 (34.02%) Cisco Certification
9 32 (32.99%) CCNP
10 29 (29.90%) Cisco ASA
11 28 (28.87%) Telecoms
11 28 (28.87%) CCSE
12 27 (27.84%) ProxySG
12 27 (27.84%) Fortinet
12 27 (27.84%) CCSA
12 27 (27.84%) HP
13 24 (24.74%) Cisco PIX
14 21 (21.65%) SNMP
14 21 (21.65%) DNS
14 21 (21.65%) Windows
14 21 (21.65%) DHCP
15 20 (20.62%) ITIL
15 20 (20.62%) Wireless
16 19 (19.59%) Back Office
16 19 (19.59%) BIG-IP
16 19 (19.59%) SMTP
16 19 (19.59%) FWSM
17 18 (18.56%) Radio Access Network
17 18 (18.56%) 3G
18 17 (17.53%) Cisco Nexus

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 12 (12.37%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (59.79%) Firewall
2 45 (46.39%) Network Security
3 40 (41.24%) TCP/IP
4 29 (29.90%) Cisco ASA
5 24 (24.74%) Cisco PIX
6 21 (21.65%) SNMP
6 21 (21.65%) DNS
6 21 (21.65%) DHCP
7 20 (20.62%) Wireless
8 19 (19.59%) BIG-IP
8 19 (19.59%) FWSM
8 19 (19.59%) SMTP
9 18 (18.56%) 3G
9 18 (18.56%) Radio Access Network
10 17 (17.53%) Cisco Nexus
11 16 (16.49%) VoIP
12 12 (12.37%) SAN
13 11 (11.34%) Broadband
14 10 (10.31%) Internet
14 10 (10.31%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.03%) Data Mining
General
1 28 (28.87%) Telecoms
2 19 (19.59%) Back Office
3 11 (11.34%) Retail
3 11 (11.34%) Billing
3 11 (11.34%) Finance
4 6 (6.19%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.12%) German Language
6 3 (3.09%) French Language
6 3 (3.09%) Legal
7 1 (1.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (42.27%) Security Engineer
2 20 (20.62%) Consultant
3 19 (19.59%) Support Engineer
3 19 (19.59%) IP Engineer
4 18 (18.56%) Network Engineer
5 13 (13.40%) Security Consultant
6 10 (10.31%) Network Consultant
6 10 (10.31%) Senior Security Engineer
6 10 (10.31%) Security Support Engineer
7 8 (8.25%) Senior Support Engineer
8 6 (6.19%) Architect
8 6 (6.19%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (6.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (6.19%) Network Security Consultant
9 5 (5.15%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 5 (5.15%) Sales Consultant
9 5 (5.15%) Network Security Engineer
10 4 (4.12%) Technical Architect
10 4 (4.12%) Telecoms Engineer
10 4 (4.12%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.03%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.06%) SecurID
1 2 (2.06%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.65%) Windows
2 16 (16.49%) UNIX
3 15 (15.46%) Linux
4 10 (10.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (6.19%) Windows 2000
6 6 (6.19%) Solaris
7 2 (2.06%) CentOS
7 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.06%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.62%) ITIL
2 11 (11.34%) CRM
3 10 (10.31%) Load Balancing
4 9 (9.28%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (6.19%) Information Security
6 5 (5.15%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (4.12%) Network Architecture
7 4 (4.12%) Network Management
7 4 (4.12%) SIEM
8 3 (3.09%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.09%) Risk Management
9 2 (2.06%) Migration
9 2 (2.06%) Business Continuity
9 2 (2.06%) Network Design
9 2 (2.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (2.06%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (2.06%) Vulnerability Management
10 1 (1.03%) Change Control
10 1 (1.03%) ITIL V3
10 1 (1.03%) Product Management
Qualifications
1 33 (34.02%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (32.99%) CCNP
3 28 (28.87%) CCSE
4 27 (27.84%) CCSA
5 16 (16.49%) SC Cleared
5 16 (16.49%) Security Cleared
6 15 (15.46%) JNCIA
7 13 (13.40%) CCDP
8 11 (11.34%) CISSP
8 11 (11.34%) CCIE
9 6 (6.19%) JNCIS
10 5 (5.15%) Degree
11 3 (3.09%) CCNA
11 3 (3.09%) CCDA
12 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (1.03%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.28%) SLA
2 3 (3.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.09%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.09%) GPG13
System Software
1 27 (27.84%) ProxySG
2 3 (3.09%) Snort
2 3 (3.09%) Squid
3 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) Nessus
Vendors
1 72 (74.23%) F5
2 69 (71.13%) CheckPoint
3 68 (70.10%) Juniper
4 67 (69.07%) Cisco
5 27 (27.84%) HP
5 27 (27.84%) Fortinet
6 17 (17.53%) ProCurve
7 16 (16.49%) Microsoft
8 14 (14.43%) Nokia
8 14 (14.43%) Aruba
9 12 (12.37%) Riverbed
9 12 (12.37%) Websense
10 10 (10.31%) Sourcefire
11 8 (8.25%) Citrix
12 6 (6.19%) Crossbeam
13 5 (5.15%) Symantec
13 5 (5.15%) McAfee
13 5 (5.15%) TippingPoint
13 5 (5.15%) Brocade
14 4 (4.12%) Barracuda Networks
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