The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Blue Coat Systems, Inc.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blue Coat
South East / Kent
Rank 76 98 102
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +4
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 11 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.33% 0.35% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 2.75% 0.78% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 5
Median salary £40,000 £30,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.08% -35.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,150 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-3.15% -

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

Vendors Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
400 510 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 48.48% 45.17% 49.85%
Number of salaries quoted 303 431 465
Median salary £40,000 £37,270 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.32% -0.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +2.40%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing Blue Coat as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Blue Coat Salary Trend in Kent

Blue Coat
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Blue Coat Salary Histogram in Kent

Blue Coat
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 2 £40,000 -
Blue Coat
South East

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing Blue Coat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
1 16 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 16 (100.00%) F5
2 14 (87.50%) Firewall
3 12 (75.00%) Palo Alto
4 11 (68.75%) Network Security
5 9 (56.25%) Project Management
5 9 (56.25%) Juniper
6 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (43.75%) Aruba
7 7 (43.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 7 (43.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 7 (43.75%) Wireless
7 7 (43.75%) Change Management
7 7 (43.75%) Fortinet
8 6 (37.50%) SLA
8 6 (37.50%) Forcepoint
8 6 (37.50%) ITIL
9 5 (31.25%) DNS
9 5 (31.25%) LAN
9 5 (31.25%) WAN
9 5 (31.25%) DHCP
9 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
9 5 (31.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 5 (31.25%) Service Management
9 5 (31.25%) Finance
9 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (31.25%) BIG-IP
9 5 (31.25%) LogLogic
9 5 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) Firewall
2 11 (68.75%) Network Security
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (43.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 7 (43.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 7 (43.75%) Wireless
5 5 (31.25%) BIG-IP
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (31.25%) DHCP
5 5 (31.25%) DNS
5 5 (31.25%) LAN
5 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
5 5 (31.25%) WAAS
5 5 (31.25%) WAN
5 5 (31.25%) Wireshark
6 4 (25.00%) SSL
6 4 (25.00%) VPN
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (12.50%) Internet
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Network Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Security Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Escalation Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) IT Security Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Support
5 2 (12.50%) Firewall Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Network Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Network Support
5 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Security Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Project Management
2 7 (43.75%) Change Management
3 6 (37.50%) ITIL
4 5 (31.25%) Network Architecture
4 5 (31.25%) Presales
4 5 (31.25%) Service Management
5 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (12.50%) CRM
7 1 (6.25%) Change Control
7 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
7 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 2 (12.50%) CCNP
2 2 (12.50%) CCSE
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) SLA
2 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (31.25%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
1 16 (100.00%) F5
2 12 (75.00%) Palo Alto
3 9 (56.25%) Juniper
4 7 (43.75%) Aruba
4 7 (43.75%) Fortinet
5 6 (37.50%) Forcepoint
6 5 (31.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 5 (31.25%) FireEye
6 5 (31.25%) LogLogic
6 5 (31.25%) Riverbed
6 5 (31.25%) SolarWinds
6 5 (31.25%) TippingPoint
6 5 (31.25%) Tufin
7 4 (25.00%) Radianz
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 2 (12.50%) Sourcefire