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 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 156 - 157
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 4 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% - 0.096%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% - 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £47,500 - £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
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
1656 1499 1548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 44.77% 49.37% 49.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1002 992 1033
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
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 2014. 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 - 4 £47,500 -
Blue Coat
UK

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) CheckPoint
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) SSL
3 3 (42.86%) NetScaler
3 3 (42.86%) ProxySG
3 3 (42.86%) Nokia
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) CCIE
4 2 (28.57%) CCNP
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Juniper
5 1 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) OSPF
5 1 (14.29%) BGP
5 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
5 1 (14.29%) IGRP
5 1 (14.29%) TACACS
5 1 (14.29%) SMTP

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) SSL
3 3 (42.86%) NetScaler
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 1 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) OSPF
5 1 (14.29%) BGP
5 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
5 1 (14.29%) IGRP
5 1 (14.29%) TACACS
5 1 (14.29%) SMTP
5 1 (14.29%) HTTP
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) LDAP
5 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
1 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Network Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Network Support
1 1 (14.29%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Network Management
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) CCIE
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) ProxySG
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (14.29%) HP NNM
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) CheckPoint
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Nokia
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) VMware