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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 636 564 544
Rank change year-on-year
-72 -20
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 237 329 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.32% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 0.68% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 199 206 257
Average salary £47,500 £54,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.03% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +13.63%
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
50513 48677 51086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.95% 47.54% 46.83%
Number of salaries quoted 41646 39480 43403
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 £67,500 £70,500
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 18 December 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 18 December 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
London -10 96 £52,500 -8.69% 11
South East -32 77 £40,000 -23.80% 6
Yorkshire -19 21 £52,500 +90.90% 3
West Midlands -12 17 £42,500 -15.00%
South West -5 10 £55,000 +37.50%
North West -20 6 £23,000 -54.00% 1
East of England -21 6 £43,000 -10.41%
East Midlands -2 5 £40,000 +6.66%
Blue Coat
UK

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 370 (74.75%) Firewall
2 367 (74.14%) CheckPoint
3 360 (72.73%) Cisco
4 290 (58.59%) Juniper
5 238 (48.08%) Network Security
6 236 (47.68%) F5
7 224 (45.25%) Cisco Certification
8 173 (34.95%) Cisco ASA
9 170 (34.34%) CCNP
10 129 (26.06%) Websense
11 127 (25.66%) Windows
12 119 (24.04%) Linux
13 97 (19.60%) TCP/IP
14 94 (18.99%) OSPF
15 93 (18.79%) BGP
16 92 (18.59%) DNS
17 90 (18.18%) Fortinet
18 85 (17.17%) McAfee
19 84 (16.97%) VPN
19 84 (16.97%) WAN
20 80 (16.16%) CCSE
21 78 (15.76%) CCNA
22 76 (15.35%) Wireless
23 75 (15.15%) Finance
24 74 (14.95%) UNIX
25 73 (14.75%) LAN
26 72 (14.55%) Information Security
27 69 (13.94%) CCSA
28 60 (12.12%) Microsoft
29 59 (11.92%) MPLS

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 26 (5.25%) MS Exchange
2 15 (3.03%) Apache
3 8 (1.62%) Lync
4 3 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.61%) IIS
5 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.04%) MS Visio
3 17 (3.43%) MS Office
4 2 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.40%) RMDS
1 2 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.01%) SaaS
2 2 (0.40%) PaaS
2 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 370 (74.75%) Firewall
2 238 (48.08%) Network Security
3 173 (34.95%) Cisco ASA
4 97 (19.60%) TCP/IP
5 94 (18.99%) OSPF
6 93 (18.79%) BGP
7 92 (18.59%) DNS
8 84 (16.97%) VPN
8 84 (16.97%) WAN
9 76 (15.35%) Wireless
10 73 (14.75%) LAN
11 59 (11.92%) MPLS
12 56 (11.31%) Cisco IOS
13 55 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 50 (10.10%) Cisco Nexus
15 49 (9.90%) DHCP
16 47 (9.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 45 (9.09%) Internet
18 38 (7.68%) VoIP
18 38 (7.68%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Metasploit
General
1 75 (15.15%) Finance
2 55 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 18 (3.64%) Manufacturing
4 16 (3.23%) Banking
5 11 (2.22%) German Language
6 5 (1.01%) French Language
6 5 (1.01%) Legal
7 3 (0.61%) Retail
7 3 (0.61%) Law
8 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.40%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.20%) Local Government
9 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.20%) Marketing
9 1 (0.20%) Electronics
9 1 (0.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 175 (35.35%) Network Engineer
2 115 (23.23%) Security Engineer
3 63 (12.73%) Consultant
4 58 (11.72%) Network Security Engineer
5 53 (10.71%) Security Consultant
6 48 (9.70%) Support Engineer
7 38 (7.68%) Network Support
8 36 (7.27%) Network Support Engineer
9 34 (6.87%) Firewall Engineer
10 28 (5.66%) Network Manager
10 28 (5.66%) Security Specialist
10 28 (5.66%) Analyst
10 28 (5.66%) Account Manager
11 25 (5.05%) Network Consultant
12 23 (4.65%) Network Specialist
13 22 (4.44%) Architect
14 21 (4.24%) Network Security Specialist
14 21 (4.24%) Network Security Consultant
15 20 (4.04%) Security Manager
16 19 (3.84%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.40%) SOAP
1 2 (0.40%) CGI
1 2 (0.40%) Rendezvous
2 1 (0.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (4.24%) Clustering
2 17 (3.43%) Hedge funds
3 14 (2.83%) Fat Client
3 14 (2.83%) Thin Client
4 10 (2.02%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.62%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.01%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.01%) Statistics
7 4 (0.81%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.81%) SecurID
8 3 (0.61%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.40%) Derivative
9 2 (0.40%) Replication
10 1 (0.20%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.20%) DTV
10 1 (0.20%) PKI
10 1 (0.20%) CESG
10 1 (0.20%) EFT
10 1 (0.20%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 127 (25.66%) Windows
2 119 (24.04%) Linux
3 74 (14.95%) UNIX
4 39 (7.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (7.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (7.27%) Solaris
7 32 (6.46%) Windows 7
8 17 (3.43%) Windows XP
9 13 (2.63%) Windows 2000
10 7 (1.41%) CentOS
11 6 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.40%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.20%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (14.55%) Information Security
2 52 (10.51%) ITIL
3 43 (8.69%) Load Balancing
4 38 (7.68%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (6.87%) Kalman Filter
6 31 (6.26%) Change Control
7 30 (6.06%) Network Design
8 25 (5.05%) E-Commerce
8 25 (5.05%) SIEM
8 25 (5.05%) Low Latency
9 24 (4.85%) Mentoring
10 22 (4.44%) Network Management
11 20 (4.04%) Project Management
12 17 (3.43%) Line Management
13 16 (3.23%) Coaching
13 16 (3.23%) CRM
14 15 (3.03%) Risk Assessment
15 14 (2.83%) Change Management
16 12 (2.42%) Service Delivery
16 12 (2.42%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 45 (9.09%) Perl
2 17 (3.43%) Shell Script
3 15 (3.03%) Tcl
4 14 (2.83%) PowerShell
4 14 (2.83%) C++
4 14 (2.83%) PHP
5 12 (2.42%) SQL
5 12 (2.42%) Python
6 6 (1.21%) C
7 4 (0.81%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 224 (45.25%) Cisco Certification
2 170 (34.34%) CCNP
3 80 (16.16%) CCSE
4 78 (15.76%) CCNA
5 69 (13.94%) CCSA
6 53 (10.71%) Security Cleared
7 43 (8.69%) CISSP
8 40 (8.08%) SC Cleared
9 38 (7.68%) CCIE
10 34 (6.87%) JNCIA
11 30 (6.06%) JNCIS
12 27 (5.45%) Degree
13 17 (3.43%) CCSP
14 14 (2.83%) Check Point Certification
15 11 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 9 (1.82%) VCP5
16 9 (1.82%) VCP4
16 9 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (1.82%) MCP
17 8 (1.62%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.28%) SLA
2 23 (4.65%) PCI DSS
3 16 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (3.03%) GPG13
5 13 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (1.21%) QA
7 5 (1.01%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 47 (9.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (9.29%) ProxySG
3 36 (7.27%) Active Directory
4 15 (3.03%) Squid
5 12 (2.42%) Snort
6 7 (1.41%) vSphere
7 6 (1.21%) XenServer
8 5 (1.01%) vCloud
9 2 (0.40%) Nmap
9 2 (0.40%) NFS
9 2 (0.40%) XenApp
9 2 (0.40%) Postfix
10 1 (0.20%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 21 (4.24%) Norton AntiVirus
2 13 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
3 11 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
4 10 (2.02%) FortiGate
5 8 (1.62%) CiscoWorks
5 8 (1.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (0.81%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (0.61%) Cacti
8 2 (0.40%) Puppet
8 2 (0.40%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.40%) HP NNM
9 1 (0.20%) WSUS
9 1 (0.20%) SCCM
9 1 (0.20%) Netcool
9 1 (0.20%) MIMEsweeper
9 1 (0.20%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.20%) Nessus
9 1 (0.20%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 367 (74.14%) CheckPoint
2 360 (72.73%) Cisco
3 290 (58.59%) Juniper
4 236 (47.68%) F5
5 129 (26.06%) Websense
6 90 (18.18%) Fortinet
7 85 (17.17%) McAfee
8 60 (12.12%) Microsoft
9 55 (11.11%) Citrix
10 52 (10.51%) VMware
11 45 (9.09%) Riverbed
12 44 (8.89%) HP
13 39 (7.88%) Sourcefire
14 35 (7.07%) Nokia
15 33 (6.67%) SonicWALL
16 32 (6.46%) Symantec
17 31 (6.26%) LogRhythm
18 30 (6.06%) SolarWinds
19 29 (5.86%) Aruba
20 28 (5.66%) Ruckus Wireless
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kent
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 20% Bonus, Pension
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Salary: £55000 - £58000 per annum + good benefits
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City of London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + OTE + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Acumin
Salary: £75,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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