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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 154 162 167
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 7 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.24% 0.032% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 0.081% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £27,500 - £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
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
1317 1240 1395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 44.40% 39.91% 41.73%
Number of salaries quoted 804 807 893
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,450 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 12 February 2016. 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
Edinburgh - 6 - -
West Lothian - 1 £27,500 -
Blue Coat
UK

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Network Security
3 5 (62.50%) CCSE
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (50.00%) CCSA
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (50.00%) CCIE
4 4 (50.00%) CCNP
4 4 (50.00%) CCNA
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (50.00%) FortiGate
4 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (37.50%) Unix
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) CISSP
6 2 (25.00%) RHCE
6 2 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (25.00%) LPIC
6 2 (25.00%) F5
7 1 (12.50%) RESTful
7 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
7 1 (12.50%) Open Source
7 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
7 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
7 1 (12.50%) Nokia
7 1 (12.50%) CA Single Sign-On

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
1 6 (75.00%) Network Security
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) WLAN
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Check Point Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Network Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Security Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Security Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) RESTful
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCSE
2 4 (50.00%) CCIE
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
2 4 (50.00%) CCSA
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) CISSP
3 2 (25.00%) LPIC
3 2 (25.00%) RHCE
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (12.50%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (12.50%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (12.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Nokia