The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 29 43 25
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 1 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 1.02% 2.27% 1.45%
As % of the Vendors category 1.30% 4.59% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Average salary £24,000 £23,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -48.88%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +7.05%
Blue Coat
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Maidstone region.

Vendors Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
77 109 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 78.57% 49.55% 37.68%
Number of salaries quoted 69 67 24
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £23,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the Maidstone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the Maidstone region.

Blue Coat Salary Trend in Maidstone

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Juniper
1 13 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 12 (92.31%) Websense
2 12 (92.31%) SonicWALL
2 12 (92.31%) F5
3 11 (84.62%) Linux
4 10 (76.92%) Windows XP
4 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
4 10 (76.92%) MS Office
4 10 (76.92%) McAfee
4 10 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (76.92%) Windows 7
4 10 (76.92%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (69.23%) Aruba
5 9 (69.23%) Lumension
5 9 (69.23%) Firewall
6 8 (61.54%) LAN
6 8 (61.54%) WAN
7 7 (53.85%) SLA
7 7 (53.85%) Network Security
8 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
8 6 (46.15%) CCNA
9 5 (38.46%) CCNP
9 5 (38.46%) Clearswift
9 5 (38.46%) Change Management
9 5 (38.46%) Internet
9 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
9 5 (38.46%) CRM

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 10 (76.92%) MS Office
2 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (69.23%) Firewall
3 8 (61.54%) LAN
3 8 (61.54%) WAN
4 7 (53.85%) Network Security
5 5 (38.46%) Internet
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (30.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (30.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (7.69%) OSPF
7 1 (7.69%) BGP
7 1 (7.69%) RIP
General
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Network Engineer
1 8 (61.54%) Support Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (38.46%) Technical Support Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Technical Support
2 5 (38.46%) Technical Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Security Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (23.08%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Network Support
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Escalation Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Linux
3 10 (76.92%) Windows XP
3 10 (76.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) CRM
1 5 (38.46%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (46.15%) CCNA
2 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) JNCIA
3 5 (38.46%) CCSA
3 5 (38.46%) CCNP
4 4 (30.77%) CCSP
4 4 (30.77%) CCSE
4 4 (30.77%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Juniper
1 13 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 12 (92.31%) Websense
2 12 (92.31%) SonicWALL
2 12 (92.31%) F5
3 10 (76.92%) McAfee
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
4 9 (69.23%) Lumension
4 9 (69.23%) Aruba
5 5 (38.46%) Trend Micro
5 5 (38.46%) Clearswift