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 Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 18 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 Farnborough 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 40 40 38
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 0.80% 0.47% 0.90%
As % of the Vendors category 1.69% 0.93% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £47,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -24.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Vendors Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
118 108 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 47.20% 50.94% 54.75%
Number of salaries quoted 104 106 98
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £65,000 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Blue Coat
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Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

Blue Coat Salary Trend in Farnborough

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) IronPort
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Nokia
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL
3 1 (33.33%) ProxySG
3 1 (33.33%) Ethereal

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) Ethereal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
1 2 (66.67%) IronPort
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) Nokia
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) McAfee
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL