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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 94 88 98
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 11 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.02% 0.94% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 2.18% 1.79% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 8
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
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
504 504 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 46.84% 52.61% 51.14%
Number of salaries quoted 444 464 483
Average salary £39,000 £38,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 30 April 2016.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 8 £42,500 -
Blue Coat
South East

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 14 (100.00%) F5
2 13 (92.86%) Juniper
2 13 (92.86%) Network Security
3 12 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (85.71%) Firewall
4 10 (71.43%) Aruba
5 9 (64.29%) JNCIS
5 9 (64.29%) CCSE
5 9 (64.29%) CCNP
6 8 (57.14%) Wireless
6 8 (57.14%) Finance
6 8 (57.14%) JNCIP
6 8 (57.14%) FortiGate
6 8 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 8 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 8 (57.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (42.86%) Forcepoint
8 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
9 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (21.43%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (21.43%) Degree
9 3 (21.43%) CCNA
10 2 (14.29%) CRM
10 2 (14.29%) LAN
10 2 (14.29%) WAN
10 2 (14.29%) Internet
11 1 (7.14%) Presales
11 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) Network Security
2 12 (85.71%) Firewall
3 8 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 8 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 8 (57.14%) Wireless
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (14.29%) Internet
5 2 (14.29%) LAN
5 2 (14.29%) WAN
6 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 9 (64.29%) Network Security Engineer
2 9 (64.29%) Security Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Check Point Support
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco Support
3 4 (28.57%) Firewall Support
3 4 (28.57%) Network Support
4 3 (21.43%) Check Point Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco Security Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Graduate Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Graduate Security Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Junior Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Junior Cisco Support
4 3 (21.43%) Junior Network Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Junior Network Support
4 3 (21.43%) Junior Security Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Network Security Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Network Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (7.14%) Change Management
2 1 (7.14%) Presales
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (64.29%) CCNP
2 9 (64.29%) CCSE
2 9 (64.29%) JNCIS
3 8 (57.14%) JNCIP
4 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) CCNA
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) F5
2 13 (92.86%) Juniper
3 10 (71.43%) Aruba
4 6 (42.86%) Forcepoint
5 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
5 1 (7.14%) Imperva
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft