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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 88 92 83
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 6 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.60% 0.93% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 1.19% 1.75% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 6
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £22,350 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
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
503 629 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 50.25% 53.17% 46.06%
Number of salaries quoted 470 522 465
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £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 28 May 2015.

Blue Coat Salary Histogram in Kent

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 13 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco
3 11 (84.62%) Websense
4 10 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (76.92%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (69.23%) CCNA
6 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
7 7 (53.85%) CCNP
7 7 (53.85%) Juniper
7 7 (53.85%) F5
8 6 (46.15%) GPG13
8 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
8 6 (46.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (46.15%) Information Security
8 6 (46.15%) Squid
9 4 (30.77%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (23.08%) Network Security
10 3 (23.08%) Internet
10 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
11 2 (15.38%) Tradeweb
11 2 (15.38%) Tufin
11 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
11 2 (15.38%) Aruba
11 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 2 (15.38%) LogLogic
11 2 (15.38%) Lumension
11 2 (15.38%) TIBCO
11 2 (15.38%) Bloomberg

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (23.08%) Network Security
5 3 (23.08%) Internet
6 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (15.38%) DHCP
6 2 (15.38%) DNS
7 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
7 1 (7.69%) LAN
7 1 (7.69%) WAN
7 1 (7.69%) Multicast
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Escalation Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) Network Security Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall Support
1 2 (15.38%) Network Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) Network Support Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (15.38%) Network Support
2 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall Specialist
2 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Information Security
2 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
2 2 (15.38%) Service Management
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (69.23%) CCNA
3 7 (53.85%) CCNP
4 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 1 (7.69%) CCSE
6 1 (7.69%) JNCIA
6 1 (7.69%) JNCIS
6 1 (7.69%) CCSA
6 1 (7.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) GPG13
1 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
1 6 (46.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Squid
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco
3 11 (84.62%) Websense
4 7 (53.85%) Juniper
4 7 (53.85%) F5
5 2 (15.38%) Tradeweb
5 2 (15.38%) Tufin
5 2 (15.38%) Aruba
5 2 (15.38%) LogLogic
5 2 (15.38%) Lumension
5 2 (15.38%) TIBCO
5 2 (15.38%) Bloomberg
5 2 (15.38%) McAfee
5 2 (15.38%) Radianz
5 2 (15.38%) TippingPoint
5 2 (15.38%) SonicWALL
6 1 (7.69%) NetScout
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) Clearswift
6 1 (7.69%) Lancope