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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Blue Coat Systems, Inc.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 727 727 703
Rank change year-on-year
0 -24
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 149 204 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.44% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 110 148 206
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,750 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,250 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.50% +11.11%
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
38444 46624 50452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 43.35% 45.63% 47.27%
Number of salaries quoted 31310 38632 40317
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Blue Coat as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the England region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +35 59 £47,500 -9.52% 1
London +2 52 £60,000 +9.09% 4
East of England +25 12 £35,000 +12.90%
North West +12 12 £50,000 +68.06% 3
West Midlands -12 5 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +30 4 £38,000 -14.12%
North East +8 1 £40,000 -22.26%
Blue Coat
UK

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT jobs citing Blue Coat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 241 (78.50%) Cisco
2 203 (66.12%) Firewall
3 197 (64.17%) F5
4 192 (62.54%) Juniper
5 180 (58.63%) CheckPoint
6 101 (32.90%) Palo Alto
7 98 (31.92%) Cisco Certification
8 93 (30.29%) Network Security
9 91 (29.64%) TCP/IP
10 83 (27.04%) Cisco ASA
11 82 (26.71%) Windows
12 79 (25.73%) Linux
13 71 (23.13%) ITIL
14 66 (21.50%) VPN
14 66 (21.50%) CCNP
15 63 (20.52%) Finance
16 51 (16.61%) Wireless
17 50 (16.29%) Fortinet
18 49 (15.96%) Unix
19 43 (14.01%) ProxySG
20 42 (13.68%) Sourcefire
20 42 (13.68%) Presales
21 41 (13.36%) SIEM
21 41 (13.36%) Windows Server 2008
21 41 (13.36%) WAN
22 40 (13.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
23 39 (12.70%) LAN
24 38 (12.38%) Forcepoint
24 38 (12.38%) Degree
25 36 (11.73%) MPLS

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.30%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.30%) Skype for Business
3 3 (0.98%) JBoss
3 3 (0.98%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.98%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.65%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.33%) IIS
5 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (1.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.98%) MS Office
3 2 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 203 (66.12%) Firewall
2 93 (30.29%) Network Security
3 91 (29.64%) TCP/IP
4 83 (27.04%) Cisco ASA
5 66 (21.50%) VPN
6 51 (16.61%) Wireless
7 41 (13.36%) WAN
8 40 (13.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 39 (12.70%) LAN
10 36 (11.73%) MPLS
11 35 (11.40%) OSPF
12 32 (10.42%) SSL
13 31 (10.10%) DNS
14 26 (8.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 24 (7.82%) BGP
16 21 (6.84%) VoIP
17 20 (6.51%) EIGRP
18 19 (6.19%) RIP
19 18 (5.86%) HTTP
20 17 (5.54%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.58%) Big Data
1 11 (3.58%) Hadoop
1 11 (3.58%) NoSQL
2 7 (2.28%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.95%) InfluxDB
3 6 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.98%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (0.65%) MS Access
5 2 (0.65%) SAP HANA
General
1 63 (20.52%) Finance
2 34 (11.07%) German Language
3 29 (9.45%) Telecoms
4 21 (6.84%) Banking
4 21 (6.84%) French Language
5 12 (3.91%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.28%) Spanish Language
7 5 (1.63%) Legal
8 3 (0.98%) Back Office
8 3 (0.98%) Billing
8 3 (0.98%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 103 (33.55%) Network Engineer
2 85 (27.69%) Security Engineer
3 46 (14.98%) Consultant
4 41 (13.36%) Network Security Engineer
5 40 (13.03%) Security Consultant
6 37 (12.05%) Juniper Engineer
7 33 (10.75%) Support Engineer
8 27 (8.79%) Analyst
9 26 (8.47%) Network Support
10 23 (7.49%) Linux Engineer
11 19 (6.19%) Architect
11 19 (6.19%) Network Support Engineer
12 17 (5.54%) Network Consultant
13 16 (5.21%) Cisco Engineer
13 16 (5.21%) Network Security Consultant
14 15 (4.89%) Senior Network Engineer
15 14 (4.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 14 (4.56%) Security Analyst
15 14 (4.56%) Security Specialist
16 12 (3.91%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.30%) Regular Expression
1 4 (1.30%) SAML
2 3 (0.98%) HTML
2 3 (0.98%) Middleware
2 3 (0.98%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.65%) XML
4 1 (0.33%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.33%) REST
4 1 (0.33%) SOAP
4 1 (0.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.14%) Data Centre
1 25 (8.14%) Security Operations Centre
2 21 (6.84%) RSA SecurID
3 18 (5.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 15 (4.89%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.58%) Cyberthreat
6 9 (2.93%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.61%) User Experience
8 7 (2.28%) Hedge funds
9 6 (1.95%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.30%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (0.98%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.65%) iPhone
12 2 (0.65%) Statistics
13 1 (0.33%) Clustering
13 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.33%) Mathematics
13 1 (0.33%) Physics
13 1 (0.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 82 (26.71%) Windows
2 79 (25.73%) Linux
3 49 (15.96%) Unix
4 41 (13.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (11.40%) Solaris
6 33 (10.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (10.10%) Windows 2000
8 17 (5.54%) Windows Server
9 10 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.30%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.65%) Android
11 2 (0.65%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.65%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (23.13%) ITIL
2 42 (13.68%) Presales
3 41 (13.36%) SIEM
4 35 (11.40%) Kalman Filter
5 34 (11.07%) Security Operations
6 31 (10.10%) Information Security
7 29 (9.45%) Service Delivery
8 27 (8.79%) Cybersecurity
9 22 (7.17%) Risk Management
9 22 (7.17%) Technical Architecture
10 21 (6.84%) Mentoring
11 18 (5.86%) Network Design
12 17 (5.54%) Load Balancing
13 15 (4.89%) Service Management
14 12 (3.91%) Analytics
14 12 (3.91%) Data Analytics
14 12 (3.91%) Threat Analysis
14 12 (3.91%) Web Filtering
15 11 (3.58%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (3.58%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.21%) SQL
2 5 (1.63%) Shell Script
3 3 (0.98%) C
3 3 (0.98%) Python
4 2 (0.65%) Perl
5 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.33%) Java
5 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 98 (31.92%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (21.50%) CCNP
3 38 (12.38%) Degree
4 33 (10.75%) CCNA
5 31 (10.10%) JNCIS
6 29 (9.45%) CCIE
7 24 (7.82%) CCSE
8 23 (7.49%) CISSP
8 23 (7.49%) JNCIP
9 18 (5.86%) Security Cleared
10 14 (4.56%) SC Cleared
11 8 (2.61%) JNCIA
12 7 (2.28%) GCIH
13 6 (1.95%) CCVP
13 6 (1.95%) CEH
13 6 (1.95%) CISA
13 6 (1.95%) MCP
14 4 (1.30%) CCSA
14 4 (1.30%) CCSP
15 2 (0.65%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.58%) SLA
2 6 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.63%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (14.01%) ProxySG
2 21 (6.84%) Active Directory
3 18 (5.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.28%) Snort
5 4 (1.30%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.30%) XenApp
6 2 (0.65%) vCloud
7 1 (0.33%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (4.89%) FortiGate
2 8 (2.61%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (2.61%) TrustSec
3 7 (2.28%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (2.28%) Nessus
4 6 (1.95%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (1.63%) SCCM
6 3 (0.98%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.98%) Control-M
6 3 (0.98%) MIMEsweeper
6 3 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.98%) Oracle Identity Management
6 3 (0.98%) WSUS
7 2 (0.65%) QRadar
7 2 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.33%) Proventia
8 1 (0.33%) RSA enVision
8 1 (0.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 241 (78.50%) Cisco
2 197 (64.17%) F5
3 192 (62.54%) Juniper
4 180 (58.63%) CheckPoint
5 101 (32.90%) Palo Alto
6 50 (16.29%) Fortinet
7 42 (13.68%) Sourcefire
8 38 (12.38%) Forcepoint
9 36 (11.73%) Intel Security
10 32 (10.42%) Crossbeam
11 31 (10.10%) Qualys
11 31 (10.10%) Riverbed
12 30 (9.77%) FireEye
13 29 (9.45%) ArcSight
14 26 (8.47%) Cyber-Ark
15 25 (8.14%) HP
15 25 (8.14%) VMware
16 24 (7.82%) SolarWinds
17 21 (6.84%) Citrix
17 21 (6.84%) Symantec
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