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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 93 97 66
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -31
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 12 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.13% 0.72% 1.68%
As % of the Vendors category 2.30% 1.74% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 9
Average salary £32,500 £23,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.30% -48.88%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
521 459 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 49.06% 41.09% 49.58%
Number of salaries quoted 464 404 292
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,693 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 +17 7 £25,000 +8.69%
Blue Coat
South East

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 25 (92.59%) CheckPoint
1 25 (92.59%) F5
2 24 (88.89%) Juniper
2 24 (88.89%) Cisco
3 23 (85.19%) Firewall
4 20 (74.07%) Websense
5 18 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (66.67%) Linux
5 18 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
7 16 (59.26%) Windows
8 15 (55.56%) LAN
8 15 (55.56%) WAN
8 15 (55.56%) SonicWALL
9 13 (48.15%) MS Office
9 13 (48.15%) Windows XP
9 13 (48.15%) CCNP
9 13 (48.15%) McAfee
9 13 (48.15%) Windows 7
10 12 (44.44%) Lumension
10 12 (44.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 12 (44.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 12 (44.44%) Aruba
11 11 (40.74%) CCSE
11 11 (40.74%) JNCIS
11 11 (40.74%) Cisco PIX
11 11 (40.74%) Network Security
12 9 (33.33%) Change Management
13 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
14 7 (25.93%) CRM

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 13 (48.15%) MS Office
2 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (85.19%) Firewall
2 18 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (55.56%) LAN
3 15 (55.56%) WAN
4 12 (44.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 12 (44.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 11 (40.74%) Cisco PIX
5 11 (40.74%) Network Security
6 5 (18.52%) Internet
6 5 (18.52%) DNS
7 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
7 4 (14.81%) DHCP
8 3 (11.11%) RIP
8 3 (11.11%) OSPF
8 3 (11.11%) BGP
9 1 (3.70%) Multicast
9 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Security Engineer
2 12 (44.44%) Network Engineer
3 8 (29.63%) Support Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Escalation Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Technical Support Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Technical Support
5 5 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (14.81%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (14.81%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Network Support
7 3 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Firewall Specialist
8 1 (3.70%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Rendezvous
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Linux
2 16 (59.26%) Windows
3 13 (48.15%) Windows XP
3 13 (48.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Change Management
2 7 (25.93%) CRM
3 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
4 3 (11.11%) Network Architecture
4 3 (11.11%) Network Design
4 3 (11.11%) Service Management
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL
6 1 (3.70%) Information Security
6 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 18 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (48.15%) CCNP
3 11 (40.74%) CCSE
3 11 (40.74%) JNCIS
4 7 (25.93%) CCNA
5 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 5 (18.52%) JNCIA
6 5 (18.52%) CCSA
6 5 (18.52%) CCSP
7 2 (7.41%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) QA
3 1 (3.70%) GPG13
3 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Squid
Vendors
1 25 (92.59%) CheckPoint
1 25 (92.59%) F5
2 24 (88.89%) Juniper
2 24 (88.89%) Cisco
3 20 (74.07%) Websense
4 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
5 15 (55.56%) SonicWALL
6 13 (48.15%) McAfee
7 12 (44.44%) Lumension
7 12 (44.44%) Aruba
8 6 (22.22%) TippingPoint
8 6 (22.22%) LogLogic
8 6 (22.22%) Tufin
9 5 (18.52%) Trend Micro
9 5 (18.52%) Clearswift
10 2 (7.41%) Radianz
10 2 (7.41%) TIBCO
10 2 (7.41%) Bloomberg
10 2 (7.41%) Tradeweb
11 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
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