The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 274 277 290
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 37 34 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.32% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.75% 0.71% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 34 33 19
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £69,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -38.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
Blue Coat
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4943 4788 5171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 48.10% 45.49% 47.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4321 4170 4603
Average salary £55,000 £54,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.91% +3.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the City of London region.

Blue Coat Salary Trend in the City of London

Blue Coat
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Blue Coat Salary Histogram in the City of London

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 (71.19%) Firewall
2 41 (69.49%) Cisco
2 41 (69.49%) CheckPoint
3 32 (54.24%) Cisco ASA
4 23 (38.98%) Juniper
4 23 (38.98%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (37.29%) Finance
6 21 (35.59%) Network Security
7 20 (33.90%) McAfee
8 19 (32.20%) F5
9 18 (30.51%) CCNP
10 14 (23.73%) DNS
11 13 (22.03%) ITIL
11 13 (22.03%) MPLS
11 13 (22.03%) Project Management
12 12 (20.34%) VoIP
12 12 (20.34%) WAN
12 12 (20.34%) Kalman Filter
13 11 (18.64%) McAfee ePO
13 11 (18.64%) VPN
13 11 (18.64%) OSPF
13 11 (18.64%) CISSP
13 11 (18.64%) Banking
14 9 (15.25%) CCSA
14 9 (15.25%) HP
14 9 (15.25%) Citrix
14 9 (15.25%) Symantec
14 9 (15.25%) TCP/IP
14 9 (15.25%) LAN
14 9 (15.25%) Cisco CUCM

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 (3.39%) IIS
1 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 42 (71.19%) Firewall
2 32 (54.24%) Cisco ASA
3 21 (35.59%) Network Security
4 14 (23.73%) DNS
5 13 (22.03%) MPLS
6 12 (20.34%) VoIP
6 12 (20.34%) WAN
7 11 (18.64%) OSPF
7 11 (18.64%) VPN
8 9 (15.25%) LAN
8 9 (15.25%) TCP/IP
9 8 (13.56%) LDAP
9 8 (13.56%) BGP
10 6 (10.17%) SSL
10 6 (10.17%) DHCP
11 5 (8.47%) Wireless
11 5 (8.47%) IPsec
11 5 (8.47%) EIGRP
12 4 (6.78%) Internet
12 4 (6.78%) BIG-IP
General
1 22 (37.29%) Finance
2 11 (18.64%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.39%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.69%) Law
4 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (22.03%) Network Engineer
2 12 (20.34%) Security Engineer
3 10 (16.95%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 8 (13.56%) Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Security Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Security Consultant
5 7 (11.86%) Consultant
5 7 (11.86%) Security Specialist
5 7 (11.86%) VoIP Specialist
6 5 (8.47%) IT Security Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) IT Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Junior
7 3 (5.08%) Security Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (5.08%) Junior Network Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.39%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Senior Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
1 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.39%) Statistics
2 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.39%) SecurID
3 1 (1.69%) Derivative
3 1 (1.69%) Replication
3 1 (1.69%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.69%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Windows
2 6 (10.17%) UNIX
3 3 (5.08%) Linux
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.03%) ITIL
1 13 (22.03%) Project Management
2 12 (20.34%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (13.56%) SIEM
4 7 (11.86%) Network Management
5 6 (10.17%) Service Delivery
6 5 (8.47%) Change Management
6 5 (8.47%) CRM
7 4 (6.78%) Network Design
7 4 (6.78%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.08%) Line Management
8 3 (5.08%) Information Security
8 3 (5.08%) Risk Management
9 2 (3.39%) Service Management
9 2 (3.39%) Asset Management
9 2 (3.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (3.39%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.39%) Security Architecture
9 2 (3.39%) Network Architecture
9 2 (3.39%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) C
2 3 (5.08%) SQL
3 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (38.98%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (30.51%) CCNP
3 11 (18.64%) CISSP
4 9 (15.25%) CCSA
5 7 (11.86%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (10.17%) CCIE
6 6 (10.17%) CCSE
7 5 (8.47%) CCSP
7 5 (8.47%) CCNA
8 4 (6.78%) Degree
9 2 (3.39%) CISMP
9 2 (3.39%) CCVP
9 2 (3.39%) CCDP
9 2 (3.39%) CISM
9 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.69%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) SLA
2 5 (8.47%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.08%) ProxySG
3 2 (3.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (15.25%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.69%) DatAdvantage
3 1 (1.69%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.69%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 41 (69.49%) Cisco
1 41 (69.49%) CheckPoint
2 23 (38.98%) Juniper
3 20 (33.90%) McAfee
4 19 (32.20%) F5
5 9 (15.25%) Qualys
5 9 (15.25%) Citrix
5 9 (15.25%) Symantec
5 9 (15.25%) HP
6 8 (13.56%) IronPort
6 8 (13.56%) Websense
7 7 (11.86%) Fortinet
7 7 (11.86%) SolarWinds
8 6 (10.17%) Barracuda Networks
9 5 (8.47%) VMware
10 4 (6.78%) Riverbed
11 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
11 3 (5.08%) Nokia
12 2 (3.39%) Brocade
12 2 (3.39%) ArcSight