The table below looks at the statistics for ProxySG skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ProxySG over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat Proxy SG
Rank 124 126 133
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing ProxySG 8 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.33% 0.44% 0.050%
As % of the System Software category 2.39% 2.83% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £65,000 £51,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.21% +3.00%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+76.92% -13.33%
ProxySG
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

System Software Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
335 353 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.70% 15.58% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 229 289 194
Average salary £45,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.05% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

ProxySG
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ProxySG across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

ProxySG Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

ProxySG
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ProxySG across the Reading region.

ProxySG Salary Trend in Reading

ProxySG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing ProxySG 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 ProxySG.

1 21 (100.00%) Firewall
1 21 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 18 (85.71%) CheckPoint
3 12 (57.14%) Cisco
3 12 (57.14%) F5
4 11 (52.38%) CCNP
4 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (52.38%) Network Security
4 11 (52.38%) FortiGate
5 10 (47.62%) Telecoms
5 10 (47.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 9 (42.86%) Broadband
6 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
6 9 (42.86%) CISSP
6 9 (42.86%) Nokia
6 9 (42.86%) Internet
6 9 (42.86%) Finance
6 9 (42.86%) CCSA
6 9 (42.86%) CCSE
6 9 (42.86%) BIG-IP
6 9 (42.86%) Smartphone
6 9 (42.86%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 8 (38.10%) Citrix
7 8 (38.10%) Load Balancing
7 8 (38.10%) NetScaler
8 7 (33.33%) SSL
9 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (9.52%) SLA
10 2 (9.52%) IPv4
10 2 (9.52%) IPv6

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing ProxySG 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 ProxySG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (52.38%) Network Security
3 10 (47.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 9 (42.86%) BIG-IP
4 9 (42.86%) Broadband
4 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 9 (42.86%) Internet
5 8 (38.10%) NetScaler
6 7 (33.33%) SSL
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (9.52%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (9.52%) Wireless
8 2 (9.52%) IPv4
8 2 (9.52%) IPv6
8 2 (9.52%) MPLS
8 2 (9.52%) OSPF
8 2 (9.52%) BGP
8 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (4.76%) WAN
General
1 10 (47.62%) Telecoms
2 9 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Security Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) IP Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Security Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Network Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Network Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Network Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Design Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 8 (38.10%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.52%) SIEM
3 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) Network Design
4 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Change Control
4 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) CCNP
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (42.86%) CCSA
2 9 (42.86%) CCSE
2 9 (42.86%) CISSP
3 2 (9.52%) CCIE
3 2 (9.52%) CCIP
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
Systems Management
1 11 (52.38%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 18 (85.71%) CheckPoint
3 12 (57.14%) Cisco
3 12 (57.14%) F5
4 9 (42.86%) Nokia
5 8 (38.10%) Citrix
6 2 (9.52%) BMC
6 2 (9.52%) SevOne
7 1 (4.76%) Juniper
7 1 (4.76%) McAfee
7 1 (4.76%) Sourcefire