The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 140 130 165
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +35
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.14% 0.052% 0.071%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £57,500 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
Blue Coat
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1111 935 1461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 53.67% 48.90% 52.16%
Number of salaries quoted 866 682 1175
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,700 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Blue Coat Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Blue Coat
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Blue Coat Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Blue Coat
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
Watford - 2 £57,500 -
Letchworth - 1 £42,500 -
Blue Coat
East of England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 17 (100.00%) Cisco
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
2 16 (94.12%) VPN
3 15 (88.24%) CCNP
3 15 (88.24%) MPLS
4 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
4 11 (64.71%) Windows
4 11 (64.71%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (64.71%) VPLS
5 10 (58.82%) SolarWinds
5 10 (58.82%) OSPF
5 10 (58.82%) BGP
6 9 (52.94%) Wireless
6 9 (52.94%) MS Exchange
6 9 (52.94%) MCP
6 9 (52.94%) VCP4
6 9 (52.94%) Change Control
6 9 (52.94%) VCP5
7 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (47.06%) Document Management
7 8 (47.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (47.06%) MBCS
7 8 (47.06%) PRINCE2
7 8 (47.06%) UNIX
7 8 (47.06%) VoIP
7 8 (47.06%) ITIL
7 8 (47.06%) VMware
7 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 9 (52.94%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
2 16 (94.12%) VPN
3 15 (88.24%) MPLS
4 11 (64.71%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (64.71%) VPLS
5 10 (58.82%) OSPF
5 10 (58.82%) BGP
6 9 (52.94%) Wireless
7 8 (47.06%) VoIP
8 6 (35.29%) WAN
9 4 (23.53%) IP Telephony
9 4 (23.53%) VLAN
9 4 (23.53%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (23.53%) Multicast
9 4 (23.53%) DHCP
9 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
9 4 (23.53%) LAN
9 4 (23.53%) DNS
9 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (11.76%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Network Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Network Support
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Security Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Network Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Network Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
1 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (47.06%) UNIX
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Change Control
2 8 (47.06%) Document Management
2 8 (47.06%) PRINCE2
2 8 (47.06%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) Network Design
3 4 (23.53%) Network Management
4 2 (11.76%) Release Management
5 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (88.24%) CCNP
3 9 (52.94%) MCP
3 9 (52.94%) VCP4
3 9 (52.94%) VCP5
4 8 (47.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (47.06%) MBCS
5 3 (17.65%) VCAP
6 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) CCIE
7 1 (5.88%) CCNA
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (58.82%) SolarWinds
3 8 (47.06%) VMware
4 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
5 4 (23.53%) F5
6 2 (11.76%) Sourcefire
6 2 (11.76%) McAfee
6 2 (11.76%) Juniper