The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 639 534 535
Rank change year-on-year
-105 +1
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 236 346 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.35% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 0.73% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 195 258 271
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £36,700 £31,744
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
Blue Coat
UK

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

Vendors Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
50556 47310 53282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.15% 47.60% 48.32%
Number of salaries quoted 40542 39190 45146
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in England

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in England

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

Blue Coat Salary Trend in England

Blue Coat
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Blue Coat Salary Histogram in England

Blue Coat
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
South East -10 110 £44,000 -11.11% 6
London -100 65 £55,000 -4.34% 13
West Midlands +13 18 £55,500 +34.54% 1
East of England -2 18 £35,500 -5.33% 2
Yorkshire -51 12 £50,000 +11.11% 1
South West -27 5 £50,000 +25.00%
North West -39 5 £45,000 -35.71%
Midlands +11 1 £55,500 -26.00%
Blue Coat
UK

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 403 (76.91%) CheckPoint
2 366 (69.85%) Cisco
3 358 (68.32%) Firewall
4 328 (62.60%) Juniper
5 243 (46.37%) Network Security
6 220 (41.98%) Cisco Certification
7 211 (40.27%) F5
8 193 (36.83%) CCNP
9 156 (29.77%) Windows
10 146 (27.86%) Cisco ASA
11 137 (26.15%) Linux
12 119 (22.71%) Websense
13 116 (22.14%) CCSE
14 114 (21.76%) TCP/IP
15 102 (19.47%) VPN
16 96 (18.32%) Finance
17 91 (17.37%) CISSP
18 88 (16.79%) WAN
19 84 (16.03%) UNIX
20 83 (15.84%) SSL
21 82 (15.65%) ProxySG
22 81 (15.46%) Wireless
23 80 (15.27%) LogRhythm
24 76 (14.50%) CCSA
25 71 (13.55%) CCNA
26 70 (13.36%) ITIL
27 69 (13.17%) LAN
28 67 (12.79%) McAfee
29 66 (12.60%) NetScreen
29 66 (12.60%) Internet

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 20 (3.82%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.48%) Apache
3 12 (2.29%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.38%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.19%) CMS
7 1 (0.19%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.19%) Lync
Applications
1 23 (4.39%) MS Office
2 20 (3.82%) MS Excel
3 16 (3.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.57%) RMDS
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.34%) SaaS
2 2 (0.38%) Office 365
2 2 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 358 (68.32%) Firewall
2 243 (46.37%) Network Security
3 146 (27.86%) Cisco ASA
4 114 (21.76%) TCP/IP
5 102 (19.47%) VPN
6 88 (16.79%) WAN
7 83 (15.84%) SSL
8 81 (15.46%) Wireless
9 69 (13.17%) LAN
10 66 (12.60%) NetScreen
10 66 (12.60%) Internet
11 64 (12.21%) OSPF
12 63 (12.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 61 (11.64%) BGP
14 55 (10.50%) DNS
15 51 (9.73%) IPsec
16 49 (9.35%) MPLS
17 48 (9.16%) Cisco PIX
18 43 (8.21%) NetScaler
19 42 (8.02%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.72%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.57%) Cognos Impromptu
3 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.38%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.19%) MySQL
4 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (1.91%) Metasploit
General
1 96 (18.32%) Finance
2 59 (11.26%) Telecoms
3 21 (4.01%) German Language
4 13 (2.48%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.10%) Retail
6 10 (1.91%) French Language
7 7 (1.34%) Banking
8 6 (1.15%) Legal
9 5 (0.95%) Law
10 3 (0.57%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.57%) Advertising
11 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.19%) Electronics
11 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 143 (27.29%) Security Engineer
2 135 (25.76%) Network Engineer
3 68 (12.98%) Consultant
4 50 (9.54%) Security Consultant
5 45 (8.59%) Network Security Engineer
6 43 (8.21%) Network Manager
7 37 (7.06%) Support Engineer
8 34 (6.49%) Account Manager
9 32 (6.11%) Network Consultant
9 32 (6.11%) Security Specialist
10 27 (5.15%) Network Support
10 27 (5.15%) Security Manager
11 24 (4.58%) Network Security Consultant
11 24 (4.58%) Analyst
12 23 (4.39%) Firewall Engineer
13 22 (4.20%) Network Support Engineer
14 21 (4.01%) Sales Manager
14 21 (4.01%) Architect
14 21 (4.01%) Network Security Manager
14 21 (4.01%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.34%) CSS
2 3 (0.57%) Rendezvous
3 2 (0.38%) SOAP
3 2 (0.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.30%) Management Information System
2 15 (2.86%) Clustering
3 12 (2.29%) Hedge funds
4 11 (2.10%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.72%) Smartphone
6 8 (1.53%) Fat Client
6 8 (1.53%) Thin Client
7 7 (1.34%) Statistics
8 6 (1.15%) SecurID
9 5 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.76%) IPTV
11 2 (0.38%) PKI
11 2 (0.38%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.38%) Replication
12 1 (0.19%) Firmware
12 1 (0.19%) DTV
12 1 (0.19%) DataPower
12 1 (0.19%) HP StorageWorks
12 1 (0.19%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 156 (29.77%) Windows
2 137 (26.15%) Linux
3 84 (16.03%) UNIX
4 50 (9.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (6.87%) Solaris
6 32 (6.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (3.44%) Windows 7
8 16 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (2.67%) Windows XP
11 12 (2.29%) Windows 2000
12 10 (1.91%) CentOS
12 10 (1.91%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (13.36%) ITIL
2 62 (11.83%) SIEM
3 56 (10.69%) Load Balancing
4 54 (10.31%) Information Security
5 38 (7.25%) Project Management
6 32 (6.11%) Vulnerability Management
7 28 (5.34%) Network Management
8 25 (4.77%) Incident Management
9 24 (4.58%) Kalman Filter
9 24 (4.58%) E-Commerce
10 23 (4.39%) Network Design
10 23 (4.39%) Change Control
11 22 (4.20%) Migration
12 21 (4.01%) Change Management
13 19 (3.63%) Asset Management
13 19 (3.63%) Service Delivery
13 19 (3.63%) Cyber Security
13 19 (3.63%) Low Latency
14 18 (3.44%) Risk Assessment
14 18 (3.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (8.97%) Perl
2 24 (4.58%) PowerShell
3 23 (4.39%) SQL
4 16 (3.05%) Bash Shell
5 14 (2.67%) Shell Script
6 12 (2.29%) Ruby
7 11 (2.10%) PHP
7 11 (2.10%) C++
8 10 (1.91%) Python
8 10 (1.91%) Tcl
9 5 (0.95%) C
10 2 (0.38%) VBScript
11 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 220 (41.98%) Cisco Certification
2 193 (36.83%) CCNP
3 116 (22.14%) CCSE
4 91 (17.37%) CISSP
5 76 (14.50%) CCSA
6 71 (13.55%) CCNA
7 56 (10.69%) Security Cleared
8 39 (7.44%) SC Cleared
9 38 (7.25%) JNCIA
10 30 (5.73%) JNCIS
11 24 (4.58%) Degree
12 18 (3.44%) CCIE
13 14 (2.67%) CCSP
14 12 (2.29%) SSCP
14 12 (2.29%) Check Point Certification
15 11 (2.10%) CEH
16 7 (1.34%) CCDP
17 6 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 5 (0.95%) CCIP
19 4 (0.76%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (9.35%) SLA
2 17 (3.24%) PCI DSS
3 15 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 15 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (2.67%) GPG13
5 9 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 82 (15.65%) ProxySG
2 43 (8.21%) Snort
3 33 (6.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (5.34%) Active Directory
5 14 (2.67%) Squid
5 14 (2.67%) Nmap
6 8 (1.53%) vSphere
7 7 (1.34%) XenServer
8 5 (0.95%) XenApp
8 5 (0.95%) vCloud
9 2 (0.38%) Postfix
9 2 (0.38%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.38%) NFS
10 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (4.96%) Nessus
2 19 (3.63%) Cacti
3 15 (2.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 15 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
4 14 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 13 (2.48%) FortiGate
5 13 (2.48%) Cisco Prime
6 12 (2.29%) CiscoWorks
7 5 (0.95%) Netcool
8 4 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (0.76%) OpenView
9 3 (0.57%) Cisco UCCX
10 2 (0.38%) Puppet
10 2 (0.38%) SCCM
10 2 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.38%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.38%) HP NNM
11 1 (0.19%) SCOM
11 1 (0.19%) WSUS
11 1 (0.19%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 403 (76.91%) CheckPoint
2 366 (69.85%) Cisco
3 328 (62.60%) Juniper
4 211 (40.27%) F5
5 119 (22.71%) Websense
6 80 (15.27%) LogRhythm
7 67 (12.79%) McAfee
8 56 (10.69%) Riverbed
8 56 (10.69%) Fortinet
9 55 (10.50%) Microsoft
10 48 (9.16%) Citrix
11 47 (8.97%) Nokia
12 45 (8.59%) Symantec
13 42 (8.02%) HP
14 38 (7.25%) IronPort
14 38 (7.25%) Sourcefire
15 37 (7.06%) VMware
16 35 (6.68%) Ruckus Wireless
17 31 (5.92%) Sophos
18 27 (5.15%) Lumension
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Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Superb base with bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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2Source Talent
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + benefits.
Posted: 5 days ago
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C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Ortolan Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
N T T Com Security
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
NTT Com Security (UK) Limited
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 9 days ago
Suffolk
DP Connect
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Camberley
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Other
Posted: 12 days ago
England
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 12 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 15 days ago
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Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + + BONUS + BENEFITS
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Salary: £58000 - £72000 per annum + + CAR + BONUS + BENEFITS
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