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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 93 85 90
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 6 21 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.55% 1.82% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 1.17% 3.44% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 4
Average salary £22,250 £37,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £53,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-9.41% +3.65%
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
513 610 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 46.85% 52.81% 48.88%
Number of salaries quoted 474 539 433
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,950 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 1 July 2015.

Blue Coat Salary Histogram in Kent

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 July 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%) Websense
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco
3 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (84.62%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (76.92%) CCNA
5 7 (53.85%) Juniper
5 7 (53.85%) CCNP
5 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
5 7 (53.85%) F5
6 6 (46.15%) GPG13
6 6 (46.15%) Information Security
6 6 (46.15%) Squid
6 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
6 6 (46.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (38.46%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (38.46%) Network Security
8 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
8 4 (30.77%) Degree
9 2 (15.38%) Internet
10 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (7.69%) LogLogic
10 1 (7.69%) Lumension
10 1 (7.69%) Tufin
10 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
10 1 (7.69%) Aruba
10 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL
10 1 (7.69%) Tradeweb

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco PIX
4 5 (38.46%) Network Security
5 2 (15.38%) Internet
6 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (7.69%) DNS
6 1 (7.69%) LAN
6 1 (7.69%) WAN
6 1 (7.69%) DHCP
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Support Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Network Support Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Network Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Security Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Network Support
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall Support
1 4 (30.77%) Network Security Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Escalation Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Graduate Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Junior Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Junior Network Support
3 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Information Security
2 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
2 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (76.92%) CCNA
3 7 (53.85%) CCNP
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
4 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) CISSP
5 1 (7.69%) CCSE
5 1 (7.69%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
1 6 (46.15%) GPG13
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Squid
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 12 (92.31%) Websense
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco
3 7 (53.85%) Juniper
3 7 (53.85%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) LogLogic
4 1 (7.69%) Lumension
4 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL
4 1 (7.69%) TippingPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Tradeweb
4 1 (7.69%) Tufin
4 1 (7.69%) Aruba
4 1 (7.69%) TIBCO
4 1 (7.69%) Bloomberg
4 1 (7.69%) McAfee
4 1 (7.69%) Radianz