The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 153 163 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 12 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.11% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.89% 0.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 0
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -2.22%
Blue Coat
UK

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

Vendors Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1347 1593 1475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 40.73% 43.30% 48.66%
Number of salaries quoted 876 971 977
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Blue Coat Salary Trend in Scotland

Blue Coat
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Blue Coat Salary Histogram in Scotland

Blue Coat
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stirling +13 9 £55,000 +15.78%
Edinburgh - 3 £50,000 -
Blue Coat
UK

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (84.62%) CheckPoint
2 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 11 (84.62%) Firewall
3 10 (76.92%) TCP/IP
4 9 (69.23%) VPN
4 9 (69.23%) SSL
4 9 (69.23%) Network Design
4 9 (69.23%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (69.23%) Data Centre
5 8 (61.54%) Multimedia
5 8 (61.54%) Change Management
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (23.08%) Juniper
6 3 (23.08%) CCNA
6 3 (23.08%) F5
7 2 (15.38%) SonicWALL
7 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) Wireless
7 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 2 (15.38%) CCDA
7 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
7 2 (15.38%) VoIP
7 2 (15.38%) Nokia
7 2 (15.38%) PPP
7 2 (15.38%) Nortel
7 2 (15.38%) McAfee
8 1 (7.69%) Internet
8 1 (7.69%) OSPF

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (7.69%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 10 (76.92%) TCP/IP
3 9 (69.23%) VPN
3 9 (69.23%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (69.23%) SSL
4 2 (15.38%) PPP
4 2 (15.38%) Wireless
4 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
4 2 (15.38%) VoIP
5 1 (7.69%) WAN
5 1 (7.69%) SMTP
5 1 (7.69%) LDAP
5 1 (7.69%) LAN
5 1 (7.69%) HTTP
5 1 (7.69%) DNS
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security
5 1 (7.69%) Internet
5 1 (7.69%) OSPF
5 1 (7.69%) BGP
5 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 8 (61.54%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Network Engineer
2 8 (61.54%) Design Engineer
2 8 (61.54%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Network Design
2 8 (61.54%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Network Management
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CCNA
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) CCDA
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (7.69%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (84.62%) CheckPoint
3 3 (23.08%) F5
3 3 (23.08%) Juniper
4 2 (15.38%) Nokia
4 2 (15.38%) Nortel
4 2 (15.38%) McAfee
4 2 (15.38%) SonicWALL
5 1 (7.69%) HP