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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 164 - 149
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 1 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.030% - 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.075% - 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,750
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.11%
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
1339 1503 1540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 40.14% 47.06% 48.87%
Number of salaries quoted 811 970 1055
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,000
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 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 31 October 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 - 1 - -
Blue Coat
UK

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) SSL
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (60.00%) ProxySG
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) NetScaler
3 3 (60.00%) Nokia
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) CCIE
5 1 (20.00%) CCNP
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Juniper
5 1 (20.00%) SLA
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) LDAP
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) SMTP
5 1 (20.00%) HTTP
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) Network Design
5 1 (20.00%) HP NNM
5 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (20.00%) Network Security

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (20.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) SSL
3 3 (60.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) OSPF
4 1 (20.00%) BGP
4 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (20.00%) IGRP
4 1 (20.00%) TACACS
4 1 (20.00%) LDAP
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) SMTP
4 1 (20.00%) HTTP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) People Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCIE
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (20.00%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Nokia
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) F5