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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 164 163 177
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 46 56 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.82% 1.02% 0.94%
As % of the Vendors category 1.64% 1.94% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 27 32 54
Average salary £40,000 £43,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -20.45%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -10.52%
Vendors Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2799 2881 2974
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.86% 52.56% 49.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1952 2195 2508
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -4 25 £40,000 -15.34% 5
Slough +11 4 £57,500 +27.77%
Bracknell -7 3 £47,500 +97.91%
Blue Coat
South East

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (83.72%) CheckPoint
2 60 (69.77%) Cisco
3 58 (67.44%) Juniper
4 53 (61.63%) Firewall
4 53 (61.63%) F5
5 45 (52.33%) Network Security
6 39 (45.35%) TCP/IP
7 34 (39.53%) CCNP
7 34 (39.53%) Cisco Certification
8 33 (38.37%) CCSE
9 26 (30.23%) CCSA
10 23 (26.74%) Cisco ASA
11 21 (24.42%) Telecoms
12 20 (23.26%) ProxySG
12 20 (23.26%) Windows
13 19 (22.09%) Internet
14 18 (20.93%) Cisco PIX
14 18 (20.93%) Fortinet
15 17 (19.77%) Nokia
15 17 (19.77%) Linux
15 17 (19.77%) CISSP
16 16 (18.60%) Websense
17 15 (17.44%) UNIX
17 15 (17.44%) Sourcefire
18 14 (16.28%) Load Balancing
18 14 (16.28%) NetScreen
19 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2008
19 13 (15.12%) Finance
20 12 (13.95%) HP
21 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2003

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 2 (2.33%) Lync
2 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (61.63%) Firewall
2 45 (52.33%) Network Security
3 39 (45.35%) TCP/IP
4 23 (26.74%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (22.09%) Internet
6 18 (20.93%) Cisco PIX
7 14 (16.28%) NetScreen
8 10 (11.63%) SSL
8 10 (11.63%) WAN
8 10 (11.63%) NetScaler
9 9 (10.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 9 (10.47%) Broadband
9 9 (10.47%) LAN
9 9 (10.47%) BIG-IP
10 8 (9.30%) OSPF
11 7 (8.14%) VRRP
11 7 (8.14%) Wireless
11 7 (8.14%) MPLS
11 7 (8.14%) RIP
11 7 (8.14%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
General
1 21 (24.42%) Telecoms
2 13 (15.12%) Finance
3 11 (12.79%) German Language
4 10 (11.63%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.33%) French Language
6 1 (1.16%) Legal
6 1 (1.16%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (39.53%) Security Engineer
2 24 (27.91%) Network Engineer
3 21 (24.42%) Consultant
4 18 (20.93%) Security Consultant
5 13 (15.12%) Network Consultant
6 11 (12.79%) Support Engineer
6 11 (12.79%) Network Security Consultant
7 9 (10.47%) IP Engineer
8 8 (9.30%) Network Security Engineer
9 6 (6.98%) Network Support
10 5 (5.81%) Network Support Engineer
10 5 (5.81%) Analyst
10 5 (5.81%) Security Support Engineer
11 4 (4.65%) Technical Architect
11 4 (4.65%) Architect
11 4 (4.65%) Security Analyst
11 4 (4.65%) Senior Security Engineer
12 3 (3.49%) Firewall Engineer
12 3 (3.49%) Technical Consultant
13 2 (2.33%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Smartphone
2 3 (3.49%) SecurID
3 2 (2.33%) HP StorageWorks
4 1 (1.16%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.26%) Windows
2 17 (19.77%) Linux
3 15 (17.44%) UNIX
4 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (9.30%) Windows 2000
6 8 (9.30%) Solaris
7 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.33%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.33%) CentOS
8 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.28%) Load Balancing
2 10 (11.63%) ITIL
3 9 (10.47%) Information Security
4 5 (5.81%) SIEM
5 4 (4.65%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (3.49%) ERP
7 2 (2.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (2.33%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.33%) Risk Management
7 2 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.16%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (1.16%) Network Design
8 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.16%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.16%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.16%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.16%) Product Management
8 1 (1.16%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 34 (39.53%) CCNP
1 34 (39.53%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (38.37%) CCSE
3 26 (30.23%) CCSA
4 17 (19.77%) CISSP
5 9 (10.47%) JNCIA
6 8 (9.30%) JNCIS
7 7 (8.14%) CCNA
8 4 (4.65%) SC Cleared
8 4 (4.65%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.33%) CCDP
10 1 (1.16%) JNCIE
10 1 (1.16%) CCIE
10 1 (1.16%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.63%) SLA
2 7 (8.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (8.14%) PCI DSS
2 7 (8.14%) GPG13
System Software
1 20 (23.26%) ProxySG
2 7 (8.14%) Snort
2 7 (8.14%) Squid
3 3 (3.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (10.47%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.33%) Nessus
3 1 (1.16%) HP NNM
3 1 (1.16%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 72 (83.72%) CheckPoint
2 60 (69.77%) Cisco
3 58 (67.44%) Juniper
4 53 (61.63%) F5
5 18 (20.93%) Fortinet
6 17 (19.77%) Nokia
7 16 (18.60%) Websense
8 15 (17.44%) Sourcefire
9 12 (13.95%) HP
10 10 (11.63%) Citrix
11 8 (9.30%) Crossbeam
12 7 (8.14%) Microsoft
12 7 (8.14%) IronPort
12 7 (8.14%) Brocade
12 7 (8.14%) Tufin
13 4 (4.65%) TippingPoint
13 4 (4.65%) Symantec
13 4 (4.65%) McAfee
14 3 (3.49%) ProCurve
14 3 (3.49%) Barracuda Networks
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