The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Kent region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 78 93 68
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -25
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 21 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.87% 0.28% 1.09%
As % of the Vendors category 3.51% 0.62% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 20 3 9
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,800 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -10.52%
Vendors Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
599 485 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 53.34% 45.54% 50.36%
Number of salaries quoted 517 407 377
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,324 £25,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Blue Coat
South East

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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 - 13 £28,500 - 1
Blue Coat
South East

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 31 (100.00%) Juniper
1 31 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 31 (100.00%) F5
2 28 (90.32%) Cisco
2 28 (90.32%) Firewall
3 21 (67.74%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (61.29%) Websense
5 17 (54.84%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (54.84%) Linux
5 17 (54.84%) Cisco PIX
6 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
6 16 (51.61%) Windows
7 15 (48.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 14 (45.16%) WAN
9 13 (41.94%) SLA
10 12 (38.71%) Windows XP
10 12 (38.71%) MS Office
10 12 (38.71%) Change Management
10 12 (38.71%) Windows 7
11 11 (35.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 11 (35.48%) CCSE
11 11 (35.48%) JNCIS
12 10 (32.26%) ITIL
12 10 (32.26%) LAN
12 10 (32.26%) CCNA
13 9 (29.03%) McAfee
13 9 (29.03%) CCSA
13 9 (29.03%) Lumension
13 9 (29.03%) Aruba
13 9 (29.03%) SonicWALL

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 12 (38.71%) MS Office
2 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (90.32%) Firewall
2 21 (67.74%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (54.84%) Cisco PIX
4 15 (48.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 14 (45.16%) WAN
6 11 (35.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 10 (32.26%) LAN
8 8 (25.81%) Network Security
8 8 (25.81%) DNS
9 7 (22.58%) OSPF
9 7 (22.58%) BGP
10 6 (19.35%) Internet
11 5 (16.13%) DHCP
11 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
11 5 (16.13%) Wireshark
11 5 (16.13%) Multicast
12 4 (12.90%) Junos
12 4 (12.90%) VPN
13 3 (9.68%) RIP
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) 1st Line Support
1 9 (29.03%) Support Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Escalation Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Technical Support
3 6 (19.35%) Technical Support Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Systems Designer
5 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Network Support Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Network Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Security Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Designer
5 4 (12.90%) Firewall Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Network Support
5 4 (12.90%) Security Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Linux
2 16 (51.61%) Windows
3 12 (38.71%) Windows XP
3 12 (38.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Change Management
2 10 (32.26%) ITIL
3 8 (25.81%) Load Balancing
4 6 (19.35%) Network Architecture
4 6 (19.35%) CRM
4 6 (19.35%) Service Management
5 4 (12.90%) PRINCE
5 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
6 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
6 3 (9.68%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 17 (54.84%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (35.48%) CCSE
2 11 (35.48%) JNCIS
3 10 (32.26%) CCNA
4 9 (29.03%) CCSA
4 9 (29.03%) JNCIA
5 7 (22.58%) CCNP
5 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.45%) CISSP
7 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (41.94%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Juniper
1 31 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 31 (100.00%) F5
2 28 (90.32%) Cisco
3 19 (61.29%) Websense
4 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
5 9 (29.03%) McAfee
5 9 (29.03%) SonicWALL
5 9 (29.03%) Aruba
5 9 (29.03%) Lumension
6 8 (25.81%) LogLogic
6 8 (25.81%) TippingPoint
6 8 (25.81%) Tufin
7 6 (19.35%) Trend Micro
7 6 (19.35%) Clearswift
8 5 (16.13%) NetScout
8 5 (16.13%) Tradeweb
8 5 (16.13%) SolarWinds
8 5 (16.13%) Radianz
8 5 (16.13%) TIBCO
Maidstone, Kent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago