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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 110 117 122
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 24 38 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.34% 1.67% 0.91%
As % of the Vendors category 2.66% 3.20% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8 23 11
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £38,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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
902 1188 1196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 50.31% 52.20% 51.69%
Number of salaries quoted 661 839 833
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 July 2016.

Blue Coat Salary Histogram in Reading

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 41 (87.23%) F5
2 37 (78.72%) CheckPoint
3 36 (76.60%) Firewall
4 35 (74.47%) Juniper
4 35 (74.47%) Cisco
4 35 (74.47%) Palo Alto
5 29 (61.70%) Linux
6 26 (55.32%) ITIL
6 26 (55.32%) Sourcefire
7 24 (51.06%) Windows
7 24 (51.06%) Windows 2000
8 23 (48.94%) Unix
8 23 (48.94%) TCP/IP
9 21 (44.68%) Solaris
9 21 (44.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (44.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (44.68%) Crossbeam
10 17 (36.17%) Fortinet
11 16 (34.04%) German Language
12 15 (31.91%) Information Security
13 14 (29.79%) Network Security
14 13 (27.66%) French Language
15 9 (19.15%) Driving Licence
15 9 (19.15%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (19.15%) Forcepoint
15 9 (19.15%) Risk Management
16 8 (17.02%) Migration
17 7 (14.89%) Identity Management
18 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
18 6 (12.77%) Presales

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 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 36 (76.60%) Firewall
2 23 (48.94%) TCP/IP
3 14 (29.79%) Network Security
4 9 (19.15%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (10.64%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (6.38%) 4G
6 3 (6.38%) DMZ
6 3 (6.38%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (6.38%) SSL
6 3 (6.38%) TACACS
6 3 (6.38%) VLAN
6 3 (6.38%) VPN
6 3 (6.38%) Wireless
7 1 (2.13%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 16 (34.04%) German Language
2 13 (27.66%) French Language
3 5 (10.64%) Billing
4 3 (6.38%) Back Office
4 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (53.19%) Security Engineer
2 20 (42.55%) Juniper Engineer
3 18 (38.30%) Consultant
3 18 (38.30%) Security Consultant
4 12 (25.53%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (21.28%) Check Point Consultant
6 8 (17.02%) Perimeter Security Consultant
7 7 (14.89%) Network Consultant
7 7 (14.89%) Network Security Consultant
8 4 (8.51%) Blue Coat Consultant
8 4 (8.51%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Designer
9 3 (6.38%) Network Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Sales Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Security Designer
10 2 (4.26%) Network Designer
10 2 (4.26%) Senior Consultant
10 2 (4.26%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Regular Expression
2 2 (4.26%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Driving Licence
2 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.51%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (6.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (6.38%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (61.70%) Linux
2 24 (51.06%) Windows
2 24 (51.06%) Windows 2000
3 23 (48.94%) Unix
4 21 (44.68%) Solaris
4 21 (44.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (44.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.38%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) ITIL
2 15 (31.91%) Information Security
3 9 (19.15%) Risk Management
4 8 (17.02%) Migration
5 7 (14.89%) Identity Management
6 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (12.77%) Presales
7 5 (10.64%) Business Development
7 5 (10.64%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (8.51%) Coaching
8 4 (8.51%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
8 4 (8.51%) Security Operations
9 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.38%) Capacity Management
9 3 (6.38%) DDoS Mitigation
9 3 (6.38%) Network Design
9 3 (6.38%) Product Management
9 3 (6.38%) Project Management
9 3 (6.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (6.38%) CISSP
1 3 (6.38%) CompTIA Security+
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
1 3 (6.38%) Security+ Certification
2 2 (4.26%) CCIE
2 2 (4.26%) CCNP
2 2 (4.26%) CCSA
2 2 (4.26%) CCSE
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.38%) ISA Server
1 3 (6.38%) NDS
1 3 (6.38%) NetIQ eDirectory
1 3 (6.38%) Squid
Vendors
1 41 (87.23%) F5
2 37 (78.72%) CheckPoint
3 35 (74.47%) Cisco
3 35 (74.47%) Juniper
3 35 (74.47%) Palo Alto
4 26 (55.32%) Sourcefire
5 21 (44.68%) Crossbeam
6 17 (36.17%) Fortinet
7 9 (19.15%) Forcepoint
8 3 (6.38%) Citrix
8 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
8 3 (6.38%) Novell
8 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
8 3 (6.38%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (2.13%) ArcSight