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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Blue Coat Systems, Inc.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blue Coat
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 57 105 128
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +23
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 48 45 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.89% 2.15% 0.93%
As % of the Vendors category 7.05% 4.03% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 11 39 17
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £53,200
UK excluding London median salary £47,250 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -2.10%

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
681 1116 1203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 55.19% 53.32% 50.80%
Number of salaries quoted 486 899 834
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing Blue Coat as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

Blue Coat Salary Histogram in Reading

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing Blue Coat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 98 (98.99%) F5
2 86 (86.87%) Risk Management
3 77 (77.78%) Juniper
3 77 (77.78%) CheckPoint
4 76 (76.77%) TCP/IP
4 76 (76.77%) Palo Alto
5 74 (74.75%) Cisco
6 70 (70.71%) Linux
6 70 (70.71%) Unix
7 62 (62.63%) Sourcefire
8 54 (54.55%) Firewall
9 49 (49.49%) Information Security
10 48 (48.48%) Windows
11 45 (45.45%) Crossbeam
12 44 (44.44%) Solaris
12 44 (44.44%) Windows 2000
12 44 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
12 44 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
13 35 (35.35%) Kalman Filter
14 29 (29.29%) German Language
15 28 (28.28%) ITIL
16 25 (25.25%) Security Operations
17 24 (24.24%) SLA
18 23 (23.23%) Security Operations Centre
19 22 (22.22%) Network Security
19 22 (22.22%) HTTP
19 22 (22.22%) SSL
19 22 (22.22%) Internet
20 20 (20.20%) Mentoring
21 19 (19.19%) Fortinet

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 17 (17.17%) MS Excel
1 17 (17.17%) MS Office
1 17 (17.17%) MS PowerPoint
1 17 (17.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 76 (76.77%) TCP/IP
2 54 (54.55%) Firewall
3 22 (22.22%) HTTP
3 22 (22.22%) Internet
3 22 (22.22%) Network Security
3 22 (22.22%) SSL
4 17 (17.17%) VPN
5 1 (1.01%) LAN
5 1 (1.01%) WAN
General
1 29 (29.29%) German Language
2 17 (17.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 66 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 55 (55.56%) Juniper Engineer
3 41 (41.41%) Senior Security Engineer
4 24 (24.24%) Linux Engineer
5 22 (22.22%) Consultant
5 22 (22.22%) Security Consultant
6 17 (17.17%) Blue Coat Engineer
6 17 (17.17%) Cisco Engineer
6 17 (17.17%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 17 (17.17%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 7 (7.07%) Team Leader
8 5 (5.05%) SOC Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Analyst
9 4 (4.04%) Security Analyst
10 2 (2.02%) Applications Consultant
11 1 (1.01%) Architect
11 1 (1.01%) Cisco Architect
11 1 (1.01%) Firewall Architect
11 1 (1.01%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.04%) .NET
1 4 (4.04%) Ajax
1 4 (4.04%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.23%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 70 (70.71%) Linux
1 70 (70.71%) Unix
2 48 (48.48%) Windows
3 44 (44.44%) Solaris
3 44 (44.44%) Windows 2000
3 44 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 44 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (86.87%) Risk Management
2 49 (49.49%) Information Security
3 35 (35.35%) Kalman Filter
4 28 (28.28%) ITIL
5 25 (25.25%) Security Operations
6 20 (20.20%) Mentoring
7 18 (18.18%) Identity Management
8 17 (17.17%) Coaching
8 17 (17.17%) Content Management
8 17 (17.17%) Security Management
9 6 (6.06%) GAP Analysis
9 6 (6.06%) Statistics
9 6 (6.06%) Time Management
10 4 (4.04%) Ethical Hacking
10 4 (4.04%) OWASP
10 4 (4.04%) Penetration Testing
11 2 (2.02%) Cybersecurity
12 1 (1.01%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.04%) Bash Shell
1 4 (4.04%) Java
1 4 (4.04%) Perl
1 4 (4.04%) PHP
1 4 (4.04%) PowerShell
1 4 (4.04%) Python
1 4 (4.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (17.17%) CCIE
2 17 (17.17%) CCSE
2 17 (17.17%) CCSP
2 17 (17.17%) JNCIS
3 1 (1.01%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (24.24%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (17.17%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (3.03%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 98 (98.99%) F5
2 77 (77.78%) CheckPoint
2 77 (77.78%) Juniper
3 76 (76.77%) Palo Alto
4 74 (74.75%) Cisco
5 62 (62.63%) Sourcefire
6 45 (45.45%) Crossbeam
7 19 (19.19%) Fortinet
8 17 (17.17%) HP
8 17 (17.17%) Imperva
8 17 (17.17%) Intel Security
8 17 (17.17%) Microsoft
8 17 (17.17%) Proofpoint
8 17 (17.17%) TippingPoint
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