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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 146 139 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.050% 0.094% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.090% 0.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £65,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
1109 1069 1433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 55.93% 50.40% 55.35%
Number of salaries quoted 870 813 1151
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 6 March 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (90.00%) Firewall
3 8 (80.00%) VPN
4 7 (70.00%) CCNP
4 7 (70.00%) MPLS
5 6 (60.00%) Wireless
5 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (60.00%) Windows
5 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (60.00%) ITIL
5 6 (60.00%) MCP
5 6 (60.00%) VPLS
5 6 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (60.00%) VCP4
5 6 (60.00%) VCP5
6 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (50.00%) SolarWinds
6 5 (50.00%) VMware
6 5 (50.00%) Document Management
6 5 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (50.00%) MBCS
6 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
6 5 (50.00%) UNIX
6 5 (50.00%) VoIP
6 5 (50.00%) OSPF
6 5 (50.00%) BGP
6 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) VPN
3 7 (70.00%) MPLS
4 6 (60.00%) Wireless
4 6 (60.00%) VPLS
4 6 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (50.00%) OSPF
5 5 (50.00%) BGP
5 5 (50.00%) VoIP
6 3 (30.00%) WAN
7 2 (20.00%) Network Security
8 1 (10.00%) LAN
8 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
8 1 (10.00%) VLAN
8 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (10.00%) DHCP
8 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (10.00%) DNS
8 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Support
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Designer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Designer
3 2 (20.00%) Security Designer
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) UNIX
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (50.00%) Document Management
3 4 (40.00%) Change Control
4 2 (20.00%) Release Management
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) Network Management
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) Line Management
5 1 (10.00%) Network Design
5 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (70.00%) CCNP
3 6 (60.00%) VCP5
3 6 (60.00%) MCP
3 6 (60.00%) VCP4
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (50.00%) MBCS
5 3 (30.00%) VCAP
6 2 (20.00%) CCIE
6 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (30.00%) Juniper
3 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (20.00%) McAfee
4 2 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) Sourcefire
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) SAP