The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 133 117 96
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -21
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 14 34 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.54% 1.33% 1.71%
As % of the Vendors category 1.00% 2.38% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 35
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +13.63%
Blue Coat
Berkshire

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

Vendors Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1403 1428 948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 54.04% 56.07% 46.27%
Number of salaries quoted 899 1043 789
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Blue Coat Salary Trend in Reading

Blue Coat
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the Reading region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Blue Coat Salary Histogram in Reading

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 38 (86.36%) F5
2 37 (84.09%) CheckPoint
3 36 (81.82%) Firewall
4 32 (72.73%) Juniper
5 31 (70.45%) Cisco
6 25 (56.82%) TCP/IP
7 21 (47.73%) UNIX
7 21 (47.73%) Windows
8 15 (34.09%) Coaching
8 15 (34.09%) Sourcefire
8 15 (34.09%) Network Security
9 14 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (31.82%) Telecoms
10 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (29.55%) Internet
11 12 (27.27%) CCSA
11 12 (27.27%) CCSE
11 12 (27.27%) SLA
12 11 (25.00%) CCNP
12 11 (25.00%) CISSP
12 11 (25.00%) Solaris
12 11 (25.00%) Linux
12 11 (25.00%) Windows 2000
12 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (25.00%) ITIL
12 11 (25.00%) Crossbeam
13 10 (22.73%) ProxySG
14 9 (20.45%) German Language
14 9 (20.45%) McAfee

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.82%) Lync
2 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (81.82%) Firewall
2 25 (56.82%) TCP/IP
3 15 (34.09%) Network Security
4 13 (29.55%) Internet
5 8 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (18.18%) Wireless
5 8 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (15.91%) WAN
7 6 (13.64%) LAN
7 6 (13.64%) OSPF
7 6 (13.64%) BGP
7 6 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (11.36%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (11.36%) MPLS
8 5 (11.36%) IPv4
8 5 (11.36%) IPv6
8 5 (11.36%) VoIP
9 4 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (6.82%) BIG-IP
10 3 (6.82%) Ethereal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
General
1 14 (31.82%) Telecoms
2 9 (20.45%) German Language
3 4 (9.09%) French Language
4 2 (4.55%) Finance
4 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Security Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Analyst
2 6 (13.64%) Consultant
3 5 (11.36%) Network Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Architect
3 5 (11.36%) Network Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Network Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 4 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Security Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) IP Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Junior
6 2 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) CGI
2 1 (2.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Smartphone
2 2 (4.55%) Statistics
3 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (47.73%) UNIX
1 21 (47.73%) Windows
2 11 (25.00%) Solaris
2 11 (25.00%) Linux
2 11 (25.00%) Windows 2000
2 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Coaching
2 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.00%) ITIL
4 8 (18.18%) SIEM
5 7 (15.91%) Mentoring
6 5 (11.36%) Migration
7 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.82%) Project Management
7 3 (6.82%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 2 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (4.55%) Time Management
8 2 (4.55%) Analytics
8 2 (4.55%) Cyber Security
8 2 (4.55%) Service Continuity Management
8 2 (4.55%) Protective Monitoring
8 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.55%) ERP
8 2 (4.55%) Network Design
8 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.55%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (27.27%) CCSA
2 12 (27.27%) CCSE
3 11 (25.00%) CISSP
3 11 (25.00%) CCNP
4 8 (18.18%) JNCIA
5 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
5 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
6 6 (13.64%) CCIE
7 5 (11.36%) CCIP
8 2 (4.55%) CCNA
8 2 (4.55%) CCSP
8 2 (4.55%) GCIA
8 2 (4.55%) GCIH
8 2 (4.55%) SSCP
8 2 (4.55%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.27%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) ProxySG
2 2 (4.55%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.27%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (2.27%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 38 (86.36%) F5
2 37 (84.09%) CheckPoint
3 32 (72.73%) Juniper
4 31 (70.45%) Cisco
5 15 (34.09%) Sourcefire
6 11 (25.00%) Crossbeam
7 9 (20.45%) McAfee
8 8 (18.18%) Fortinet
8 8 (18.18%) HP
9 6 (13.64%) Websense
10 5 (11.36%) ProCurve
10 5 (11.36%) BMC
10 5 (11.36%) SevOne
11 3 (6.82%) Aruba
11 3 (6.82%) Mitel
12 2 (4.55%) Nokia
12 2 (4.55%) Symantec
12 2 (4.55%) Dell
12 2 (4.55%) IBM
13 1 (2.27%) Citrix