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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 86 98 88
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 9 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.94% 0.74% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 1.80% 1.44% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 4
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
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
501 626 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 52.35% 51.23% 45.08%
Number of salaries quoted 459 484 468
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £90,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 April 2015.

Blue Coat Salary Histogram in Kent

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 20 (95.24%) CheckPoint
2 19 (90.48%) Cisco
3 18 (85.71%) Firewall
4 17 (80.95%) Websense
5 15 (71.43%) F5
6 14 (66.67%) Juniper
7 13 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (61.90%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (52.38%) CCNA
9 8 (38.10%) CCNP
9 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
9 8 (38.10%) SonicWALL
9 8 (38.10%) Network Security
10 7 (33.33%) Windows
11 6 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (28.57%) Information Security
11 6 (28.57%) Squid
11 6 (28.57%) PCI DSS
11 6 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
11 6 (28.57%) GPG13
12 5 (23.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (23.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 5 (23.81%) Aruba
12 5 (23.81%) Lumension
12 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
12 5 (23.81%) Change Management
12 5 (23.81%) McAfee
12 5 (23.81%) Internet
12 5 (23.81%) Linux
12 5 (23.81%) LAN

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 4 (19.05%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (85.71%) Firewall
2 13 (61.90%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (38.10%) Network Security
3 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (23.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (23.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (23.81%) Internet
5 5 (23.81%) LAN
5 5 (23.81%) WAN
6 4 (19.05%) DNS
7 3 (14.29%) DHCP
8 1 (4.76%) RIP
8 1 (4.76%) OSPF
8 1 (4.76%) BGP
8 1 (4.76%) Multicast
8 1 (4.76%) Wireshark
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (19.05%) Network Support
3 4 (19.05%) Security Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 3 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Escalation Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Firewall Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Firewall Support
5 2 (9.52%) Network Security Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Rendezvous
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
3 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
3 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Information Security
2 5 (23.81%) Change Management
3 3 (14.29%) CRM
3 3 (14.29%) Service Management
3 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 3 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) Network Design
5 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (52.38%) CCNA
3 8 (38.10%) CCNP
4 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) CCSA
5 3 (14.29%) JNCIA
6 2 (9.52%) JNCIS
6 2 (9.52%) Degree
6 2 (9.52%) CCSE
6 2 (9.52%) CISSP
7 1 (4.76%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 6 (28.57%) PCI DSS
1 6 (28.57%) GPG13
2 5 (23.81%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Squid
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) CheckPoint
2 19 (90.48%) Cisco
3 17 (80.95%) Websense
4 15 (71.43%) F5
5 14 (66.67%) Juniper
6 8 (38.10%) SonicWALL
7 5 (23.81%) Aruba
7 5 (23.81%) McAfee
7 5 (23.81%) Lumension
8 4 (19.05%) LogLogic
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (19.05%) Tufin
8 4 (19.05%) TippingPoint
9 3 (14.29%) Trend Micro
9 3 (14.29%) Clearswift
10 2 (9.52%) Radianz
10 2 (9.52%) TIBCO
10 2 (9.52%) Bloomberg
10 2 (9.52%) Tradeweb
11 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds