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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 206 169 137
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -32
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 24 53 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.44% 0.98% 1.65%
As % of the Vendors category 0.85% 1.87% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 17 37 81
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
2840 2828 2599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 52.31% 52.50% 49.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2054 2024 2055
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -19 18 £42,250 -26.52%
Bracknell -12 2 £42,000 +58.49%
Slough - 2 £42,000 -
Blue Coat
South East

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 42 (85.71%) CheckPoint
2 41 (83.67%) Cisco
3 38 (77.55%) Juniper
3 38 (77.55%) F5
4 37 (75.51%) Firewall
5 24 (48.98%) TCP/IP
6 21 (42.86%) UNIX
7 19 (38.78%) Windows
8 18 (36.73%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (32.65%) Sourcefire
10 15 (30.61%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (28.57%) Coaching
11 14 (28.57%) Fortinet
11 14 (28.57%) SLA
11 14 (28.57%) Linux
12 13 (26.53%) CCNP
12 13 (26.53%) Wireless
12 13 (26.53%) Network Security
13 12 (24.49%) Crossbeam
13 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (24.49%) Telecoms
13 12 (24.49%) Windows 2000
13 12 (24.49%) Solaris
13 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (24.49%) McAfee
14 10 (20.41%) BGP
14 10 (20.41%) OSPF
14 10 (20.41%) HP
14 10 (20.41%) ITIL

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 3 (6.12%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (75.51%) Firewall
2 24 (48.98%) TCP/IP
3 15 (30.61%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (26.53%) Wireless
4 13 (26.53%) Network Security
5 10 (20.41%) BGP
5 10 (20.41%) OSPF
5 10 (20.41%) Cisco PIX
6 9 (18.37%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (18.37%) LAN
6 9 (18.37%) WAN
7 8 (16.33%) VoIP
7 8 (16.33%) Internet
8 7 (14.29%) MPLS
9 6 (12.24%) IPv4
9 6 (12.24%) IPv6
9 6 (12.24%) VPN
10 5 (10.20%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (8.16%) Wireshark
12 3 (6.12%) Ethereal
General
1 12 (24.49%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.20%) German Language
3 2 (4.08%) French Language
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.04%) Billing
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Security Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) Consultant
2 8 (16.33%) Network Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Architect
3 6 (12.24%) Network Architect
3 6 (12.24%) Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Network Consultant
4 5 (10.20%) Team Leader
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Network Team Leader
6 3 (6.12%) Security Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.08%) Junior
7 2 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Security Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Statistics
1 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.04%) PKI
2 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.86%) UNIX
2 19 (38.78%) Windows
3 14 (28.57%) Linux
4 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (24.49%) Windows 2000
4 12 (24.49%) Solaris
4 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.57%) Coaching
3 10 (20.41%) ITIL
3 10 (20.41%) SIEM
4 9 (18.37%) Mentoring
5 8 (16.33%) Migration
6 6 (12.24%) Project Management
7 4 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.08%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.08%) Network Design
8 2 (4.08%) Analytics
8 2 (4.08%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (4.08%) Cyber Security
8 2 (4.08%) Service Continuity Management
8 2 (4.08%) Protective Monitoring
8 2 (4.08%) Network Management
8 2 (4.08%) Product Management
8 2 (4.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (36.73%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (26.53%) CCNP
3 8 (16.33%) CCIE
3 8 (16.33%) CCSA
3 8 (16.33%) SC Cleared
3 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
4 7 (14.29%) CCSE
5 6 (12.24%) CISSP
5 6 (12.24%) CCIP
5 6 (12.24%) CCNA
5 6 (12.24%) JNCIA
6 3 (6.12%) CCSP
7 2 (4.08%) SSCP
7 2 (4.08%) GCIA
7 2 (4.08%) GCIH
7 2 (4.08%) Degree
7 2 (4.08%) BC Cleared
8 1 (2.04%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.04%) CCDP
8 1 (2.04%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.57%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) ProxySG
2 2 (4.08%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.08%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 42 (85.71%) CheckPoint
2 41 (83.67%) Cisco
3 38 (77.55%) Juniper
3 38 (77.55%) F5
4 16 (32.65%) Sourcefire
5 14 (28.57%) Fortinet
6 12 (24.49%) Crossbeam
6 12 (24.49%) McAfee
7 10 (20.41%) HP
8 7 (14.29%) Websense
9 6 (12.24%) BMC
9 6 (12.24%) SevOne
9 6 (12.24%) Aruba
10 5 (10.20%) ProCurve
11 4 (8.16%) Riverbed
12 3 (6.12%) Infoblox
12 3 (6.12%) Meraki
12 3 (6.12%) Meru Networks
12 3 (6.12%) Aerohive Networks
12 3 (6.12%) Mitel