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 England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 24 April 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 England 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 595 472 611
Rank change year-on-year
-123 +139
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 312 442 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.43% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 0.88% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 223 307 245
Average salary £48,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
Vendors Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
51902 50213 55551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 46.80% 48.50% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 42091 41444 47271
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
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
UK

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -63 142 £55,000 +10.00% 5
South East -78 90 £46,750 +20.64% 3
Yorkshire -49 28 £47,500 -9.52%
North West +3 21 £44,000 -20.00% 1
East of England -23 10 £50,000 +21.21%
West Midlands +6 6 £43,500 -17.14%
South West -11 6 £42,500 +18.05%
Midlands - 5 £57,500 -
East Midlands -14 4 £37,500 -42.30%
Blue Coat
UK

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 478 (75.87%) CheckPoint
2 475 (75.40%) Cisco
3 408 (64.76%) Firewall
4 336 (53.33%) Juniper
5 329 (52.22%) F5
6 273 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
7 246 (39.05%) Network Security
8 234 (37.14%) CCNP
9 210 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
10 158 (25.08%) WAN
11 150 (23.81%) VPN
12 138 (21.90%) Websense
13 126 (20.00%) Windows
14 122 (19.37%) Security Cleared
15 118 (18.73%) DNS
16 116 (18.41%) TCP/IP
17 112 (17.78%) LAN
18 110 (17.46%) Fortinet
19 106 (16.83%) CCNA
20 105 (16.67%) McAfee
20 105 (16.67%) Linux
21 101 (16.03%) DHCP
21 101 (16.03%) SSL
22 95 (15.08%) Cisco Nexus
23 94 (14.92%) Wireless
24 90 (14.29%) Finance
24 90 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
25 88 (13.97%) ProxySG
26 86 (13.65%) CCSE
27 85 (13.49%) CCSA

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.06%) MS Exchange
2 13 (2.06%) Lync
3 8 (1.27%) IIS
4 7 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (0.63%) Apache
7 3 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.16%) Liferay
Applications
1 30 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.06%) MS Office
3 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.79%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.33%) SaaS
2 8 (1.27%) Office 365
3 3 (0.48%) PaaS
4 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 408 (64.76%) Firewall
2 246 (39.05%) Network Security
3 210 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 158 (25.08%) WAN
5 150 (23.81%) VPN
6 118 (18.73%) DNS
7 116 (18.41%) TCP/IP
8 112 (17.78%) LAN
9 101 (16.03%) DHCP
9 101 (16.03%) SSL
10 95 (15.08%) Cisco Nexus
11 94 (14.92%) Wireless
12 90 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
13 85 (13.49%) OSPF
14 81 (12.86%) MPLS
15 76 (12.06%) Internet
15 76 (12.06%) NetScreen
16 73 (11.59%) VoIP
17 72 (11.43%) BGP
17 72 (11.43%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.27%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.11%) Cognos Impromptu
3 4 (0.63%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.48%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.48%) Metasploit
General
1 90 (14.29%) Finance
2 78 (12.38%) Telecoms
3 22 (3.49%) Advertising
3 22 (3.49%) Retail
4 18 (2.86%) Back Office
5 16 (2.54%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.75%) Billing
7 8 (1.27%) Legal
8 7 (1.11%) Banking
9 5 (0.79%) German Language
10 4 (0.63%) French Language
11 3 (0.48%) Marketing
12 2 (0.32%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.32%) Military
12 2 (0.32%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.32%) Law
12 2 (0.32%) Electronics
13 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 151 (23.97%) Network Engineer
2 127 (20.16%) Security Engineer
3 96 (15.24%) Consultant
4 75 (11.90%) Security Specialist
5 62 (9.84%) Network Consultant
6 59 (9.37%) Security Consultant
7 45 (7.14%) Support Engineer
8 40 (6.35%) Analyst
9 38 (6.03%) Network Security Engineer
9 38 (6.03%) Network Security Consultant
10 37 (5.87%) Network Support
11 36 (5.71%) Network Specialist
12 33 (5.24%) Architect
13 30 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
14 27 (4.29%) Network Manager
14 27 (4.29%) Network Support Engineer
14 27 (4.29%) Network Security Specialist
15 23 (3.65%) Senior Security Engineer
16 22 (3.49%) Senior Security Specialist
16 22 (3.49%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.54%) CSS
2 5 (0.79%) Rendezvous
2 5 (0.79%) EDI
2 5 (0.79%) Web Services
3 2 (0.32%) XML
3 2 (0.32%) SOAP
3 2 (0.32%) XML Messaging
4 1 (0.16%) CGI
4 1 (0.16%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (4.13%) Management Information System
2 22 (3.49%) Computer Science
3 21 (3.33%) Thin Client
3 21 (3.33%) Fat Client
4 17 (2.70%) PKI
5 14 (2.22%) Digital Media
6 9 (1.43%) SecurID
7 8 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (0.79%) IPTV
9 4 (0.63%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.48%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.48%) Statistics
10 3 (0.48%) Social Media
11 2 (0.32%) HP StorageWorks
11 2 (0.32%) Chip and PIN
12 1 (0.16%) Firmware
12 1 (0.16%) Open Source
12 1 (0.16%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 126 (20.00%) Windows
2 105 (16.67%) Linux
3 58 (9.21%) UNIX
4 34 (5.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (2.70%) Solaris
7 11 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (1.59%) Windows 7
8 10 (1.59%) Windows XP
9 8 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.11%) Windows 2000
11 5 (0.79%) CentOS
12 3 (0.48%) FreeBSD
12 3 (0.48%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.32%) AIX
13 2 (0.32%) HPUX
13 2 (0.32%) VMS
13 2 (0.32%) Fedora
13 2 (0.32%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (13.49%) ITIL
2 73 (11.59%) Load Balancing
3 64 (10.16%) SIEM
4 48 (7.62%) Network Management
5 45 (7.14%) Project Management
6 44 (6.98%) Incident Management
7 39 (6.19%) Information Security
8 37 (5.87%) Network Architecture
9 36 (5.71%) Service Delivery
9 36 (5.71%) E-Commerce
10 35 (5.56%) WAN Optimisation
11 28 (4.44%) Migration
12 27 (4.29%) Network Design
13 22 (3.49%) Vulnerability Management
13 22 (3.49%) Service Management
14 21 (3.33%) Change Management
14 21 (3.33%) Security Architecture
15 19 (3.02%) Root Cause Analysis
16 15 (2.38%) Cyber Security
16 15 (2.38%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 15 (2.38%) Shell Script
2 14 (2.22%) SQL
3 7 (1.11%) C
4 5 (0.79%) Perl
5 4 (0.63%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.48%) Ruby
6 3 (0.48%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.32%) VBScript
8 1 (0.16%) VB
8 1 (0.16%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 273 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
2 234 (37.14%) CCNP
3 122 (19.37%) Security Cleared
4 106 (16.83%) CCNA
5 86 (13.65%) CCSE
6 85 (13.49%) CCSA
6 85 (13.49%) SC Cleared
7 69 (10.95%) CISSP
8 50 (7.94%) CCSP
9 36 (5.71%) CCDP
10 32 (5.08%) CCIE
11 31 (4.92%) JNCIA
12 28 (4.44%) Degree
13 12 (1.90%) GSEC
14 11 (1.75%) CEH
15 10 (1.59%) VTSP
15 10 (1.59%) SSCP
16 6 (0.95%) JNCIS
16 6 (0.95%) CCIP
17 5 (0.79%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.35%) SLA
2 21 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.11%) QA
4 3 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.48%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.48%) GPG13
System Software
1 88 (13.97%) ProxySG
2 64 (10.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (9.52%) Active Directory
4 24 (3.81%) Snort
5 14 (2.22%) Hyper-V
6 13 (2.06%) ISA Server
7 7 (1.11%) Squid
7 7 (1.11%) XenServer
8 5 (0.79%) Nmap
8 5 (0.79%) XenApp
9 4 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (0.63%) UAG
9 4 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.63%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.32%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (4.29%) Nessus
2 17 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
3 13 (2.06%) Cisco CUCM
4 12 (1.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 12 (1.90%) Cacti
5 10 (1.59%) CiscoWorks
6 6 (0.95%) SCCM
7 5 (0.79%) OpenView
7 5 (0.79%) FortiGate
8 4 (0.63%) Netcool
8 4 (0.63%) Nagios
9 3 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.32%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.32%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.16%) SCOM
11 1 (0.16%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 478 (75.87%) CheckPoint
2 475 (75.40%) Cisco
3 336 (53.33%) Juniper
4 329 (52.22%) F5
5 138 (21.90%) Websense
6 110 (17.46%) Fortinet
7 105 (16.67%) McAfee
8 81 (12.86%) VMware
9 78 (12.38%) Microsoft
10 77 (12.22%) Citrix
11 70 (11.11%) HP
12 57 (9.05%) Nokia
13 52 (8.25%) Riverbed
14 43 (6.83%) TippingPoint
15 42 (6.67%) LogRhythm
16 41 (6.51%) SolarWinds
16 41 (6.51%) Symantec
17 37 (5.87%) Infoblox
18 36 (5.71%) Sourcefire
18 36 (5.71%) IronPort
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 33 minutes ago
Kent
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Offer Competive Package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bonus+ben
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Theale/ London
NTT Com Security
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Theale/ London
NTT Com Security
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car allowance, pension
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
Deloitte
Salary: Excellent + package
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: £27,700 to £35,000 depending on experience + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Hampshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £40000 per annum + £115-£120 K OTE, 20 days hols
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
CPS Group
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + car, benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Kent, South East
Fidelity Worldwide Investment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago