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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 110 121 121
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 17 28 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.98% 1.20% 1.01%
As % of the Vendors category 1.91% 2.30% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 22
Median salary £57,500 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
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
889 1216 1210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 51.30% 51.90% 51.01%
Number of salaries quoted 708 874 830
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,876 £30,000
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 29 May 2016.

Blue Coat Salary Histogram in Reading

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 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 53 (88.33%) F5
2 52 (86.67%) Juniper
3 50 (83.33%) CheckPoint
3 50 (83.33%) Firewall
4 48 (80.00%) Palo Alto
5 47 (78.33%) Cisco
6 40 (66.67%) ITIL
7 38 (63.33%) Windows
7 38 (63.33%) Linux
8 36 (60.00%) Sourcefire
9 34 (56.67%) Windows 2000
10 30 (50.00%) Solaris
10 30 (50.00%) Unix
10 30 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 30 (50.00%) Crossbeam
10 30 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (43.33%) Risk Management
11 26 (43.33%) Information Security
12 24 (40.00%) German Language
13 23 (38.33%) TCP/IP
14 21 (35.00%) Network Security
15 17 (28.33%) Forcepoint
16 16 (26.67%) French Language
17 15 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
18 14 (23.33%) Fortinet
19 11 (18.33%) Presales
19 11 (18.33%) Mentoring
19 11 (18.33%) Coaching
20 7 (11.67%) SLA
20 7 (11.67%) Cisco Certification

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 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 50 (83.33%) Firewall
2 23 (38.33%) TCP/IP
3 21 (35.00%) Network Security
4 15 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
6 4 (6.67%) BGP
6 4 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (6.67%) MPLS
6 4 (6.67%) NetScaler
6 4 (6.67%) OSPF
6 4 (6.67%) SSL
6 4 (6.67%) VLAN
6 4 (6.67%) VPN
6 4 (6.67%) Wireless
7 2 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 24 (40.00%) German Language
2 16 (26.67%) French Language
3 6 (10.00%) Billing
4 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (41.67%) Security Engineer
2 18 (30.00%) Juniper Engineer
3 16 (26.67%) Consultant
3 16 (26.67%) Security Consultant
4 8 (13.33%) Network Consultant
4 8 (13.33%) Network Security Consultant
5 7 (11.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Check Point Consultant
7 5 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 5 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (8.33%) Senior Security Consultant
7 5 (8.33%) Support Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Network Architect
8 4 (6.67%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Driving Licence
1 5 (8.33%) Replication
2 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 38 (63.33%) Linux
1 38 (63.33%) Windows
2 34 (56.67%) Windows 2000
3 30 (50.00%) Solaris
3 30 (50.00%) Unix
3 30 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 30 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (66.67%) ITIL
2 26 (43.33%) Information Security
2 26 (43.33%) Risk Management
3 11 (18.33%) Coaching
3 11 (18.33%) Mentoring
3 11 (18.33%) Presales
4 7 (11.67%) Case Management
4 7 (11.67%) Performance Improvement
5 6 (10.00%) Business Development
5 6 (10.00%) Migration
5 6 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (8.33%) SIEM
7 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.67%) Identity Management
7 4 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (6.67%) Network Design
7 4 (6.67%) Product Management
7 4 (6.67%) Security Operations
8 3 (5.00%) Project Management
9 1 (1.67%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (10.00%) CCIE
2 6 (10.00%) CCNP
2 6 (10.00%) CISSP
3 4 (6.67%) CCDP
3 4 (6.67%) CompTIA Security+
3 4 (6.67%) Degree
3 4 (6.67%) Security+ Certification
4 2 (3.33%) CCSA
4 2 (3.33%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.67%) ISA Server
1 4 (6.67%) NDS
1 4 (6.67%) NetIQ eDirectory
1 4 (6.67%) Squid
Vendors
1 53 (88.33%) F5
2 52 (86.67%) Juniper
3 50 (83.33%) CheckPoint
4 48 (80.00%) Palo Alto
5 47 (78.33%) Cisco
6 36 (60.00%) Sourcefire
7 30 (50.00%) Crossbeam
8 17 (28.33%) Forcepoint
9 14 (23.33%) Fortinet
10 5 (8.33%) ArcSight
11 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
11 4 (6.67%) Nokia
11 4 (6.67%) Novell
11 4 (6.67%) Radware
11 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
11 4 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (6.67%) VMware