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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 90 100 77
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -23
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 6 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.61% 1.12% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 1.24% 2.44% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 2
Average salary £47,500 £23,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+106.52% -45.88%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Blue Coat
South East

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
482 532 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 49.23% 45.94% 46.75%
Number of salaries quoted 437 426 310
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 March 2015.

Blue Coat Salary Histogram in Kent

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 22 (91.67%) Cisco
1 22 (91.67%) CheckPoint
2 20 (83.33%) Firewall
3 19 (79.17%) F5
4 18 (75.00%) Juniper
4 18 (75.00%) Websense
5 16 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (54.17%) Windows
6 13 (54.17%) Linux
7 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 12 (50.00%) SonicWALL
8 11 (45.83%) CCNP
9 10 (41.67%) CCNA
9 10 (41.67%) MS Office
9 10 (41.67%) Windows XP
9 10 (41.67%) LAN
9 10 (41.67%) WAN
9 10 (41.67%) McAfee
9 10 (41.67%) Windows 7
10 9 (37.50%) Lumension
10 9 (37.50%) Aruba
11 8 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 8 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 8 (33.33%) Network Security
12 7 (29.17%) Cisco PIX
12 7 (29.17%) Change Management
12 7 (29.17%) SLA
13 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
13 6 (25.00%) CCSE

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Office
2 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (83.33%) Firewall
2 16 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (41.67%) LAN
3 10 (41.67%) WAN
4 8 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 8 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 8 (33.33%) Network Security
5 7 (29.17%) Cisco PIX
6 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 5 (20.83%) DNS
7 5 (20.83%) Internet
8 4 (16.67%) DHCP
9 1 (4.17%) RIP
9 1 (4.17%) OSPF
9 1 (4.17%) BGP
9 1 (4.17%) Wireshark
9 1 (4.17%) Multicast
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Technical Support
3 5 (20.83%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (20.83%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Escalation Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Network Support
5 3 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Firewall Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Rendezvous
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Windows
1 13 (54.17%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) Windows XP
2 10 (41.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Change Management
2 5 (20.83%) CRM
3 4 (16.67%) Information Security
3 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 3 (12.50%) Network Architecture
4 3 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.17%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (45.83%) CCNP
3 10 (41.67%) CCNA
4 6 (25.00%) CCSE
4 6 (25.00%) JNCIS
4 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (20.83%) JNCIA
5 5 (20.83%) CCSA
6 4 (16.67%) CCSP
7 2 (8.33%) CISSP
8 1 (4.17%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) SLA
2 4 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 4 (16.67%) GPG13
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Squid
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) Cisco
1 22 (91.67%) CheckPoint
2 19 (79.17%) F5
3 18 (75.00%) Websense
3 18 (75.00%) Juniper
4 12 (50.00%) SonicWALL
4 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (41.67%) McAfee
6 9 (37.50%) Aruba
6 9 (37.50%) Lumension
7 5 (20.83%) LogLogic
7 5 (20.83%) Trend Micro
7 5 (20.83%) Tufin
7 5 (20.83%) TippingPoint
7 5 (20.83%) Clearswift
8 2 (8.33%) Radianz
8 2 (8.33%) TIBCO
8 2 (8.33%) Bloomberg
8 2 (8.33%) Tradeweb
9 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
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