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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 130 121 102
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -19
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 13 30 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.49% 1.15% 1.52%
As % of the Vendors category 0.92% 2.11% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 31
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,700 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £59,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
1418 1420 966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 53.29% 54.47% 47.31%
Number of salaries quoted 909 1060 794
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 28 November 2014.

Blue Coat Salary Histogram in Reading

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 41 (85.42%) CheckPoint
2 40 (83.33%) F5
3 38 (79.17%) Firewall
4 36 (75.00%) Cisco
5 29 (60.42%) Juniper
6 28 (58.33%) TCP/IP
7 21 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (39.58%) UNIX
8 19 (39.58%) Windows
8 19 (39.58%) Network Security
8 19 (39.58%) Telecoms
9 18 (37.50%) CCSA
9 18 (37.50%) CCSE
9 18 (37.50%) CCNP
9 18 (37.50%) Internet
10 16 (33.33%) CISSP
11 15 (31.25%) ProxySG
12 13 (27.08%) Sourcefire
12 13 (27.08%) FortiGate
12 13 (27.08%) Coaching
13 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (22.92%) ITIL
14 10 (20.83%) SLA
14 10 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (18.75%) German Language
15 9 (18.75%) Crossbeam
15 9 (18.75%) Solaris
15 9 (18.75%) Linux
15 9 (18.75%) Windows 2000

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (6.25%) Lync
2 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (79.17%) Firewall
2 28 (58.33%) TCP/IP
3 19 (39.58%) Network Security
4 18 (37.50%) Internet
5 10 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (18.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 9 (18.75%) WAN
7 8 (16.67%) Broadband
7 8 (16.67%) LAN
7 8 (16.67%) Wireless
7 8 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (16.67%) BIG-IP
8 7 (14.58%) Cisco PIX
9 6 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (12.50%) OSPF
9 6 (12.50%) BGP
10 5 (10.42%) IPv4
10 5 (10.42%) IPv6
10 5 (10.42%) VoIP
10 5 (10.42%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
General
1 19 (39.58%) Telecoms
2 9 (18.75%) German Language
3 4 (8.33%) French Language
4 2 (4.17%) Finance
4 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Security Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) IP Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Network Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Consultant
5 5 (10.42%) Architect
5 5 (10.42%) Network Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Team Leader
6 4 (8.33%) Network Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Security Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Security Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Network Team Leader
8 2 (4.17%) Junior Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Security Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Junior
8 2 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) CGI
2 1 (2.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Smartphone
2 2 (4.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (39.58%) UNIX
1 19 (39.58%) Windows
2 9 (18.75%) Solaris
2 9 (18.75%) Linux
2 9 (18.75%) Windows 2000
2 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Coaching
2 11 (22.92%) ITIL
2 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.67%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 7 (14.58%) SIEM
5 5 (10.42%) Migration
5 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.25%) Project Management
7 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.17%) ERP
7 2 (4.17%) Network Design
7 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.17%) Change Control
7 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.17%) Time Management
7 2 (4.17%) Analytics
7 2 (4.17%) Cyber Security
7 2 (4.17%) Service Continuity Management
7 2 (4.17%) Protective Monitoring
Qualifications
1 21 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (37.50%) CCSA
2 18 (37.50%) CCNP
2 18 (37.50%) CCSE
3 16 (33.33%) CISSP
4 8 (16.67%) JNCIA
5 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared
5 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
6 6 (12.50%) CCIE
7 5 (10.42%) CCIP
8 2 (4.17%) CCNA
8 2 (4.17%) CCSP
8 2 (4.17%) GCIA
8 2 (4.17%) GCIH
8 2 (4.17%) SSCP
8 2 (4.17%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (31.25%) ProxySG
2 2 (4.17%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (27.08%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.08%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (2.08%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 41 (85.42%) CheckPoint
2 40 (83.33%) F5
3 36 (75.00%) Cisco
4 29 (60.42%) Juniper
5 13 (27.08%) Sourcefire
6 9 (18.75%) McAfee
6 9 (18.75%) Crossbeam
7 8 (16.67%) Fortinet
7 8 (16.67%) HP
8 5 (10.42%) BMC
8 5 (10.42%) Websense
8 5 (10.42%) ProCurve
8 5 (10.42%) SevOne
9 3 (6.25%) Mitel
9 3 (6.25%) Aruba
10 2 (4.17%) Symantec
10 2 (4.17%) Dell
10 2 (4.17%) IBM
11 1 (2.08%) Citrix
11 1 (2.08%) Nokia