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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 160 164 134
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -30
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 57 50 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.12% 0.91% 1.77%
As % of the Vendors category 2.23% 1.83% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 20 39 67
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £68,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
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
2552 2738 2981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.01% 49.63% 57.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1873 1938 2339
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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 -4 28 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Bracknell +9 4 £49,000 +3.15%
Slough 0 1 - -
Blue Coat
South East

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 85 (93.41%) CheckPoint
2 82 (90.11%) Cisco
3 78 (85.71%) Juniper
4 72 (79.12%) Firewall
5 58 (63.74%) F5
6 47 (51.65%) Fortinet
7 41 (45.05%) TCP/IP
8 35 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
9 33 (36.26%) Linux
10 32 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (35.16%) Cisco ASA
11 30 (32.97%) Cisco PIX
11 30 (32.97%) UNIX
12 25 (27.47%) Network Security
13 24 (26.37%) IronPort
13 24 (26.37%) NetScreen
13 24 (26.37%) Windows
14 23 (25.27%) SLA
14 23 (25.27%) CCSE
14 23 (25.27%) Sourcefire
14 23 (25.27%) Tufin
15 22 (24.18%) Crossbeam
15 22 (24.18%) Windows Server 2008
15 22 (24.18%) Solaris
15 22 (24.18%) Windows 2000
15 22 (24.18%) Windows Server 2003
16 20 (21.98%) Cisco ISE
17 18 (19.78%) ITIL
17 18 (19.78%) JNCIS
18 17 (18.68%) CCIE

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 (1.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (79.12%) Firewall
2 41 (45.05%) TCP/IP
3 32 (35.16%) Cisco ASA
4 30 (32.97%) Cisco PIX
5 25 (27.47%) Network Security
6 24 (26.37%) NetScreen
7 20 (21.98%) Cisco ISE
8 14 (15.38%) Wireless
9 13 (14.29%) LAN
9 13 (14.29%) WAN
10 11 (12.09%) OSPF
11 10 (10.99%) VRRP
11 10 (10.99%) RIP
12 8 (8.79%) VoIP
12 8 (8.79%) DNS
12 8 (8.79%) BIG-IP
13 7 (7.69%) Wireshark
13 7 (7.69%) BGP
13 7 (7.69%) HTTPS
13 7 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
General
1 16 (17.58%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.49%) French Language
2 5 (5.49%) German Language
2 5 (5.49%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.30%) Retail
3 3 (3.30%) Multimedia
3 3 (3.30%) Billing
4 2 (2.20%) Finance
5 1 (1.10%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 42 (46.15%) Security Engineer
2 30 (32.97%) Consultant
3 26 (28.57%) Network Engineer
4 25 (27.47%) Security Consultant
5 17 (18.68%) Senior Consultant
6 16 (17.58%) Senior Security Consultant
7 12 (13.19%) Network Security Engineer
7 12 (13.19%) Firewall Consultant
8 11 (12.09%) Analyst
9 9 (9.89%) Security Analyst
10 7 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
10 7 (7.69%) Network Support
11 6 (6.59%) Network Support Engineer
11 6 (6.59%) Senior Security Engineer
11 6 (6.59%) Support Engineer
12 5 (5.49%) Technical Security Consultant
13 4 (4.40%) Network Consultant
13 4 (4.40%) Network Security Consultant
13 4 (4.40%) IP Engineer
14 3 (3.30%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.10%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.40%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (2.20%) Replication
3 2 (2.20%) PKI
3 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.10%) Clustering
4 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (36.26%) Linux
2 30 (32.97%) UNIX
3 24 (26.37%) Windows
4 22 (24.18%) Solaris
4 22 (24.18%) Windows 2000
4 22 (24.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (24.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (19.78%) ITIL
3 13 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 13 (14.29%) Coaching
4 7 (7.69%) Information Security
5 6 (6.59%) Performance Management
5 6 (6.59%) Product Management
5 6 (6.59%) Project Management
6 5 (5.49%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.30%) CRM
7 3 (3.30%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.30%) Network Management
7 3 (3.30%) SIEM
7 3 (3.30%) Load Balancing
7 3 (3.30%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 3 (3.30%) DDoS Mitigation
8 2 (2.20%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (2.20%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.10%) Open Source
9 1 (1.10%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.10%) C
1 1 (1.10%) Perl
1 1 (1.10%) SQL
1 1 (1.10%) Python
1 1 (1.10%) Korn
1 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 35 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (25.27%) CCSE
3 18 (19.78%) JNCIS
4 17 (18.68%) CCIE
5 11 (12.09%) CCNA
6 9 (9.89%) CCNP
6 9 (9.89%) SC Cleared
6 9 (9.89%) Security Cleared
7 6 (6.59%) Degree
8 4 (4.40%) CCSA
8 4 (4.40%) CISSP
9 2 (2.20%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (1.10%) SSCP
10 1 (1.10%) GIAC
10 1 (1.10%) GCIA
10 1 (1.10%) GCIH
10 1 (1.10%) CEH
10 1 (1.10%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.10%) BC Cleared
10 1 (1.10%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (25.27%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.69%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.10%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (7.69%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.10%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.10%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 85 (93.41%) CheckPoint
2 82 (90.11%) Cisco
3 78 (85.71%) Juniper
4 58 (63.74%) F5
5 47 (51.65%) Fortinet
6 24 (26.37%) IronPort
7 23 (25.27%) Tufin
7 23 (25.27%) Sourcefire
8 22 (24.18%) Crossbeam
9 14 (15.38%) HP
10 12 (13.19%) McAfee
11 11 (12.09%) Websense
11 11 (12.09%) Aruba
12 8 (8.79%) ProCurve
12 8 (8.79%) Mitel
13 6 (6.59%) Brocade
14 4 (4.40%) Symantec
15 3 (3.30%) Infoblox
15 3 (3.30%) Aerohive Networks
15 3 (3.30%) Meraki
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