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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 92 123 114
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -9
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 52 21 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.47% 0.87% 1.29%
As % of the Vendors category 4.56% 1.68% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 46 14 16
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £45,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,100 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
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
1141 1252 1276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 54.18% 51.99% 56.91%
Number of salaries quoted 905 858 912
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 8 February 2016.

Blue Coat Salary Histogram in Reading

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 86 (93.48%) Firewall
2 85 (92.39%) F5
3 83 (90.22%) CheckPoint
4 81 (88.04%) Cisco
5 79 (85.87%) Juniper
6 77 (83.70%) Palo Alto
7 73 (79.35%) Windows
8 72 (78.26%) Linux
9 70 (76.09%) ITIL
10 67 (72.83%) Windows 2000
11 65 (70.65%) Sourcefire
12 63 (68.48%) Information Security
12 63 (68.48%) Crossbeam
12 63 (68.48%) Windows Server 2008
12 63 (68.48%) Unix
12 63 (68.48%) Solaris
12 63 (68.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 63 (68.48%) Risk Management
13 53 (57.61%) German Language
14 46 (50.00%) French Language
15 44 (47.83%) TCP/IP
16 20 (21.74%) Mentoring
16 20 (21.74%) Coaching
16 20 (21.74%) Case Management
16 20 (21.74%) SLA
16 20 (21.74%) Network Security
16 20 (21.74%) Performance Improvement
17 15 (16.30%) Forcepoint
18 13 (14.13%) Cisco ASA
18 13 (14.13%) Presales

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (5.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (93.48%) Firewall
2 44 (47.83%) TCP/IP
3 20 (21.74%) Network Security
4 13 (14.13%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (8.70%) MPLS
5 8 (8.70%) VPN
6 7 (7.61%) Wireless
7 6 (6.52%) BGP
7 6 (6.52%) OSPF
8 5 (5.43%) NetScaler
8 5 (5.43%) SSL
9 4 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (4.35%) VLAN
10 2 (2.17%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (2.17%) Internet
11 1 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (1.09%) IPv4
11 1 (1.09%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 53 (57.61%) German Language
2 46 (50.00%) French Language
3 5 (5.43%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.26%) Finance
5 2 (2.17%) Billing
5 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.09%) Legal
6 1 (1.09%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 48 (52.17%) Security Engineer
2 30 (32.61%) Juniper Engineer
3 20 (21.74%) Linux Engineer
4 14 (15.22%) Cisco Engineer
4 14 (15.22%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 12 (13.04%) Solaris Engineer
5 12 (13.04%) Technical Engineer
6 10 (10.87%) Consultant
6 10 (10.87%) Security Consultant
7 6 (6.52%) Architect
8 5 (5.43%) Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) Cisco Architect
8 5 (5.43%) Cisco Network Architect
8 5 (5.43%) Network Architect
9 4 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Network Consultant
9 4 (4.35%) Network Security Consultant
9 4 (4.35%) Sales Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Security Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.43%) Replication
2 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.09%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 73 (79.35%) Windows
2 72 (78.26%) Linux
3 67 (72.83%) Windows 2000
4 63 (68.48%) Solaris
4 63 (68.48%) Unix
4 63 (68.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 63 (68.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.35%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (76.09%) ITIL
2 63 (68.48%) Information Security
2 63 (68.48%) Risk Management
3 20 (21.74%) Case Management
3 20 (21.74%) Coaching
3 20 (21.74%) Mentoring
3 20 (21.74%) Performance Improvement
4 13 (14.13%) Presales
5 6 (6.52%) Network Design
5 6 (6.52%) SIEM
6 4 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (4.35%) Product Management
7 3 (3.26%) Migration
7 3 (3.26%) Project Management
8 2 (2.17%) Business Development
8 2 (2.17%) ERP
8 2 (2.17%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.17%) People Management
8 2 (2.17%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (1.09%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (11.96%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (10.87%) CCNP
3 8 (8.70%) CCIE
4 6 (6.52%) CISSP
5 5 (5.43%) CCDP
6 4 (4.35%) CompTIA Security+
6 4 (4.35%) Degree
6 4 (4.35%) Security+ Certification
7 3 (3.26%) CCSA
7 3 (3.26%) CCSE
8 1 (1.09%) CCIP
8 1 (1.09%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (21.74%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.35%) ISA Server
2 4 (4.35%) NDS
2 4 (4.35%) Novell eDirectory
2 4 (4.35%) Squid
3 1 (1.09%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.09%) RSA enVision
1 1 (1.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 85 (92.39%) F5
2 83 (90.22%) CheckPoint
3 81 (88.04%) Cisco
4 79 (85.87%) Juniper
5 77 (83.70%) Palo Alto
6 65 (70.65%) Sourcefire
7 63 (68.48%) Crossbeam
8 15 (16.30%) Forcepoint
9 11 (11.96%) Fortinet
10 5 (5.43%) ArcSight
10 5 (5.43%) Microsoft
10 5 (5.43%) Nokia
10 5 (5.43%) Radware
10 5 (5.43%) VMware
11 4 (4.35%) Novell
11 4 (4.35%) Red Hat
11 4 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (1.09%) BMC
12 1 (1.09%) HP
12 1 (1.09%) Intel Security
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