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 Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 24 July 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 Essex 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 87 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.083% 0.091% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -10.52%
Vendors Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
652 557 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 53.88% 50.73% 53.68%
Number of salaries quoted 567 494 538
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Blue Coat
East of England

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Blue Coat Salary Trend in Essex

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (62.50%) OSPF
4 5 (62.50%) BGP
4 5 (62.50%) NetScreen
4 5 (62.50%) DNS
4 5 (62.50%) Thin Client
4 5 (62.50%) CCNP
4 5 (62.50%) Citrix
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (62.50%) Linux
4 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
4 5 (62.50%) DHCP
4 5 (62.50%) Network Security
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (62.50%) Fat Client
4 5 (62.50%) VMware
4 5 (62.50%) CCSE
4 5 (62.50%) BIG-IP
4 5 (62.50%) Infoblox
4 5 (62.50%) Imperva
4 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (62.50%) F5
4 5 (62.50%) DMVPN
4 5 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (37.50%) Juniper
6 2 (25.00%) SSL

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (62.50%) OSPF
3 5 (62.50%) BGP
3 5 (62.50%) NetScreen
3 5 (62.50%) DNS
3 5 (62.50%) DHCP
3 5 (62.50%) Network Security
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (62.50%) BIG-IP
3 5 (62.50%) DMVPN
3 5 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (25.00%) SSL
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Security Specialist
1 5 (62.50%) Network Specialist
1 5 (62.50%) Network Security Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Thin Client
1 5 (62.50%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCNP
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (62.50%) CCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) Infoblox
3 5 (62.50%) Imperva
3 5 (62.50%) F5
4 3 (37.50%) Juniper
5 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
5 2 (25.00%) Aruba