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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 120 122 104
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 21 19 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.81% 0.77% 1.20%
As % of the Vendors category 1.57% 1.43% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 24
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
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
1338 1331 953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 51.80% 53.82% 47.53%
Number of salaries quoted 883 1038 769
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 October 2014.

Blue Coat Salary Histogram in Reading

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 40 (86.96%) CheckPoint
2 35 (76.09%) F5
3 34 (73.91%) Firewall
4 31 (67.39%) Cisco
5 25 (54.35%) TCP/IP
6 24 (52.17%) Juniper
7 21 (45.65%) Network Security
8 20 (43.48%) CCSE
8 20 (43.48%) CCSA
8 20 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (41.30%) Internet
9 19 (41.30%) CCNP
10 18 (39.13%) CISSP
11 16 (34.78%) Telecoms
11 16 (34.78%) ProxySG
12 15 (32.61%) UNIX
12 15 (32.61%) Windows
13 13 (28.26%) FortiGate
14 11 (23.91%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (21.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 10 (21.74%) Coaching
16 9 (19.57%) Deep Packet Inspection
16 9 (19.57%) German Language
16 9 (19.57%) Sourcefire
16 9 (19.57%) JNCIA
16 9 (19.57%) Smartphone
16 9 (19.57%) BIG-IP
16 9 (19.57%) Broadband
17 8 (17.39%) WAN
17 8 (17.39%) Intrusion Detection

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (73.91%) Firewall
2 25 (54.35%) TCP/IP
3 21 (45.65%) Network Security
4 19 (41.30%) Internet
5 11 (23.91%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (21.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 9 (19.57%) BIG-IP
7 9 (19.57%) Broadband
8 8 (17.39%) WAN
8 8 (17.39%) Cisco PIX
8 8 (17.39%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (15.22%) LAN
10 5 (10.87%) OSPF
10 5 (10.87%) BGP
11 4 (8.70%) MPLS
11 4 (8.70%) IPv4
11 4 (8.70%) IPv6
11 4 (8.70%) WLAN
11 4 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (8.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
General
1 16 (34.78%) Telecoms
2 9 (19.57%) German Language
3 4 (8.70%) French Language
4 3 (6.52%) Finance
5 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Security Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) IP Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Network Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Team Leader
5 4 (8.70%) Network Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Security Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Network Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Security Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Network Team Leader
7 2 (4.35%) Junior
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Security Designer
8 1 (2.17%) Designer
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Smartphone
2 2 (4.35%) Statistics
3 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) UNIX
1 15 (32.61%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Solaris
2 5 (10.87%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) Windows 2000
2 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Coaching
2 9 (19.57%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 7 (15.22%) SIEM
3 7 (15.22%) ITIL
3 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.70%) Migration
5 3 (6.52%) Project Management
5 3 (6.52%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.35%) Change Control
6 2 (4.35%) Analytics
6 2 (4.35%) Cyber Security
6 2 (4.35%) Service Continuity Management
6 2 (4.35%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.35%) Time Management
6 2 (4.35%) Network Design
6 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
Qualifications
1 20 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
1 20 (43.48%) CCSA
1 20 (43.48%) CCSE
2 19 (41.30%) CCNP
3 18 (39.13%) CISSP
4 9 (19.57%) JNCIA
5 5 (10.87%) CCIE
6 4 (8.70%) CCIP
6 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
6 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
7 2 (4.35%) BC Cleared
7 2 (4.35%) CCSP
7 2 (4.35%) GCIA
7 2 (4.35%) GCIH
7 2 (4.35%) SSCP
8 1 (2.17%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (34.78%) ProxySG
2 2 (4.35%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (28.26%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.17%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (2.17%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 40 (86.96%) CheckPoint
2 35 (76.09%) F5
3 31 (67.39%) Cisco
4 24 (52.17%) Juniper
5 9 (19.57%) Sourcefire
6 6 (13.04%) McAfee
6 6 (13.04%) Websense
7 5 (10.87%) Fortinet
7 5 (10.87%) Crossbeam
7 5 (10.87%) HP
8 4 (8.70%) BMC
8 4 (8.70%) SevOne
9 3 (6.52%) Nokia
10 2 (4.35%) Symantec
10 2 (4.35%) Dell
10 2 (4.35%) Citrix
10 2 (4.35%) IBM
10 2 (4.35%) ProCurve
11 1 (2.17%) ArcSight
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