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 Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 29 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 Hertfordshire 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 138 132 152
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +20
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 5 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.20% 0.047% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.089% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 8
Average salary £70,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -2.77%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,750 £46,750
% change year-on-year
-0.58% -8.55%
Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1342 1126 1326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 54.09% 53.39% 49.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1097 832 1032
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Blue Coat
East of England

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) F5
2 5 (71.43%) Multicast
2 5 (71.43%) Network Management
2 5 (71.43%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (71.43%) IP Telephony
2 5 (71.43%) VLAN
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) Network Design
4 3 (42.86%) Network Security
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) SLA
5 2 (28.57%) TACACS
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (28.57%) Fault Management
5 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
5 2 (28.57%) CCSA
5 2 (28.57%) CCSE

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (71.43%) IP Telephony
2 5 (71.43%) VLAN
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (71.43%) Multicast
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) TACACS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Network Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Network Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Designer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Network Management
2 4 (57.14%) Network Design
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) Fault Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCSA
2 2 (28.57%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) Nokia
3 2 (28.57%) Computacenter