The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Reading region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 112 108 126
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +18
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 25 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.05% 1.11% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 2.00% 2.12% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 12
Average salary £40,000 £47,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.34% -5.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -10.52%
Vendors Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1248 1182 1083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 52.31% 52.28% 48.78%
Number of salaries quoted 866 905 938
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Blue Coat
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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 24 July 2014.

Blue Coat Salary Histogram in Reading

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 42 (89.36%) CheckPoint
2 32 (68.09%) Firewall
3 31 (65.96%) F5
4 28 (59.57%) Cisco
5 21 (44.68%) Network Security
6 20 (42.55%) CCNP
6 20 (42.55%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (42.55%) Juniper
6 20 (42.55%) ProxySG
7 19 (40.43%) CCSE
7 19 (40.43%) CCSA
8 17 (36.17%) Nokia
9 14 (29.79%) Telecoms
9 14 (29.79%) TCP/IP
10 13 (27.66%) Internet
11 12 (25.53%) Finance
11 12 (25.53%) CISSP
12 11 (23.40%) Load Balancing
13 10 (21.28%) Fortinet
13 10 (21.28%) NetScaler
13 10 (21.28%) Citrix
13 10 (21.28%) SSL
14 9 (19.15%) Broadband
14 9 (19.15%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (19.15%) BIG-IP
14 9 (19.15%) Smartphone
14 9 (19.15%) FortiGate
14 9 (19.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 8 (17.02%) Websense
15 8 (17.02%) HP

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 2 (4.26%) Lync
2 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (68.09%) Firewall
2 21 (44.68%) Network Security
3 14 (29.79%) TCP/IP
4 13 (27.66%) Internet
5 10 (21.28%) NetScaler
5 10 (21.28%) SSL
6 9 (19.15%) Broadband
6 9 (19.15%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (19.15%) BIG-IP
6 9 (19.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 7 (14.89%) WAN
8 6 (12.77%) LAN
9 4 (8.51%) Unified Communications
9 4 (8.51%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (8.51%) Wireless
9 4 (8.51%) WLAN
10 3 (6.38%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (4.26%) SAN
11 2 (4.26%) VoIP
11 2 (4.26%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
General
1 14 (29.79%) Telecoms
2 12 (25.53%) Finance
3 4 (8.51%) German Language
4 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Security Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) Consultant
3 10 (21.28%) Network Engineer
4 9 (19.15%) Security Consultant
4 9 (19.15%) IP Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Network Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) Technical Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Network Security Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Firewall Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Security Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) Telecoms Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Junior
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) Account Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Sales Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) UNIX
1 4 (8.51%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.26%) Solaris
2 2 (4.26%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Load Balancing
2 5 (10.64%) ITIL
2 5 (10.64%) SIEM
3 4 (8.51%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (4.26%) ERP
4 2 (4.26%) Information Security
4 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.13%) Network Design
5 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.13%) Network Management
5 1 (2.13%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 20 (42.55%) CCNP
1 20 (42.55%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (40.43%) CCSE
2 19 (40.43%) CCSA
3 12 (25.53%) CISSP
4 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) JNCIA
5 2 (4.26%) CCDP
6 1 (2.13%) CCIE
6 1 (2.13%) CCDA
6 1 (2.13%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (42.55%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.13%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (2.13%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 42 (89.36%) CheckPoint
2 31 (65.96%) F5
3 28 (59.57%) Cisco
4 20 (42.55%) Juniper
5 17 (36.17%) Nokia
6 10 (21.28%) Fortinet
6 10 (21.28%) Citrix
7 8 (17.02%) Websense
7 8 (17.02%) HP
8 4 (8.51%) TippingPoint
8 4 (8.51%) Symantec
8 4 (8.51%) McAfee
9 3 (6.38%) ProCurve
10 2 (4.26%) Riverbed
10 2 (4.26%) Aruba
10 2 (4.26%) Crossbeam
10 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
10 2 (4.26%) Sourcefire
11 1 (2.13%) ArcSight
11 1 (2.13%) Ruckus Wireless
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