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 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 129 121 126
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 17 30 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.90% 1.24% 0.91%
As % of the Vendors category 1.69% 2.47% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 21
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
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
1003 1217 1259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 52.87% 50.33% 52.09%
Number of salaries quoted 839 840 903
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 4 May 2016.

Blue Coat Salary Histogram in Reading

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 64 (90.14%) F5
2 62 (87.32%) Juniper
2 62 (87.32%) CheckPoint
2 62 (87.32%) Firewall
3 59 (83.10%) Palo Alto
4 58 (81.69%) Cisco
5 51 (71.83%) ITIL
6 50 (70.42%) Windows
6 50 (70.42%) Linux
7 46 (64.79%) Sourcefire
8 45 (63.38%) Windows 2000
9 41 (57.75%) Solaris
9 41 (57.75%) Unix
9 41 (57.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 41 (57.75%) Risk Management
9 41 (57.75%) Information Security
9 41 (57.75%) Crossbeam
9 41 (57.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 32 (45.07%) German Language
11 30 (42.25%) TCP/IP
12 23 (32.39%) French Language
13 21 (29.58%) Network Security
14 17 (23.94%) Forcepoint
15 15 (21.13%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (21.13%) Mentoring
15 15 (21.13%) Coaching
16 13 (18.31%) Fortinet
17 12 (16.90%) Presales
18 11 (15.49%) Performance Improvement
18 11 (15.49%) Case Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (5.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 62 (87.32%) Firewall
2 30 (42.25%) TCP/IP
3 21 (29.58%) Network Security
4 15 (21.13%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (7.04%) BGP
5 5 (7.04%) Cisco ISE
5 5 (7.04%) MPLS
5 5 (7.04%) NetScaler
5 5 (7.04%) OSPF
5 5 (7.04%) Wireless
6 4 (5.63%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (5.63%) SSL
6 4 (5.63%) VLAN
6 4 (5.63%) VPN
7 2 (2.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (2.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 32 (45.07%) German Language
2 23 (32.39%) French Language
3 5 (7.04%) Billing
4 1 (1.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (45.07%) Security Engineer
2 22 (30.99%) Juniper Engineer
3 15 (21.13%) Consultant
3 15 (21.13%) Security Consultant
4 11 (15.49%) Cisco Engineer
4 11 (15.49%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Network Consultant
5 7 (9.86%) Network Security Consultant
5 7 (9.86%) Solaris Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Check Point Consultant
7 5 (7.04%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 5 (7.04%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (7.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Architect
7 5 (7.04%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (7.04%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Driving Licence
1 5 (7.04%) Replication
2 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.63%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 50 (70.42%) Linux
1 50 (70.42%) Windows
2 45 (63.38%) Windows 2000
3 41 (57.75%) Solaris
3 41 (57.75%) Unix
3 41 (57.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 41 (57.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.63%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (71.83%) ITIL
2 41 (57.75%) Information Security
2 41 (57.75%) Risk Management
3 15 (21.13%) Coaching
3 15 (21.13%) Mentoring
4 12 (16.90%) Presales
5 11 (15.49%) Case Management
5 11 (15.49%) Performance Improvement
6 5 (7.04%) Business Development
6 5 (7.04%) Migration
6 5 (7.04%) Network Design
6 5 (7.04%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (7.04%) SIEM
7 4 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.63%) Identity Management
7 4 (5.63%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (5.63%) Product Management
7 4 (5.63%) Security Operations
8 3 (4.23%) Project Management
9 1 (1.41%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (9.86%) CCIE
2 7 (9.86%) CCNP
3 6 (8.45%) CISSP
4 5 (7.04%) CCDP
5 4 (5.63%) CompTIA Security+
5 4 (5.63%) Degree
5 4 (5.63%) Security+ Certification
6 2 (2.82%) CCSA
6 2 (2.82%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.49%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.63%) ISA Server
1 4 (5.63%) NDS
1 4 (5.63%) NetIQ eDirectory
1 4 (5.63%) Squid
Vendors
1 64 (90.14%) F5
2 62 (87.32%) CheckPoint
2 62 (87.32%) Juniper
3 59 (83.10%) Palo Alto
4 58 (81.69%) Cisco
5 46 (64.79%) Sourcefire
6 41 (57.75%) Crossbeam
7 17 (23.94%) Forcepoint
8 13 (18.31%) Fortinet
9 5 (7.04%) ArcSight
9 5 (7.04%) Radware
9 5 (7.04%) VMware
10 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
10 4 (5.63%) Nokia
10 4 (5.63%) Novell
10 4 (5.63%) Red Hat
10 4 (5.63%) Salesforce.com