The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Blue Coat Systems, Inc.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blue Coat
England / South East
Rank 297 366 380
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +14
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 91 90 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.61% 0.47% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 1.26% 0.94% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 40 90 54
Median salary £55,000 £47,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.02% +11.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

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

Vendors Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
7241 9599 10288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.71% 49.95% 51.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5845 7915 8062
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Blue Coat as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Blue Coat Salary Trend in the South East

Blue Coat
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Blue Coat Salary Histogram in the South East

Blue Coat
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +42 63 £55,000 +25.71% 1
Oxfordshire - 7 £77,500 - 2
Kent +13 6 £40,000 +86.04% 1
Surrey +39 4 £40,750 -18.50%
Buckinghamshire +23 3 £75,000 +66.66%
Hampshire +2 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Middlesex - 2 £42,500 -
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing Blue Coat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 123 (79.35%) Cisco
2 119 (76.77%) Juniper
3 118 (76.13%) CheckPoint
4 113 (72.90%) F5
5 97 (62.58%) TCP/IP
6 94 (60.65%) Palo Alto
7 91 (58.71%) Firewall
8 82 (52.90%) Risk Management
9 75 (48.39%) Linux
10 70 (45.16%) Unix
11 67 (43.23%) Windows
12 64 (41.29%) Sourcefire
13 55 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
14 48 (30.97%) Network Security
14 48 (30.97%) Crossbeam
14 48 (30.97%) Information Security
14 48 (30.97%) Solaris
14 48 (30.97%) Cisco Certification
15 47 (30.32%) Windows Server 2003
15 47 (30.32%) Windows 2000
16 44 (28.39%) ITIL
17 37 (23.87%) VPN
18 35 (22.58%) German Language
19 34 (21.94%) CCIE
20 28 (18.06%) Degree
21 27 (17.42%) Kalman Filter
21 27 (17.42%) ProxySG
22 26 (16.77%) CCNP
22 26 (16.77%) SLA
22 26 (16.77%) Microsoft

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (6.45%) Skype for Business
2 8 (5.16%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.65%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (7.74%) MS Excel
1 12 (7.74%) MS Office
1 12 (7.74%) MS PowerPoint
1 12 (7.74%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.58%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 97 (62.58%) TCP/IP
2 91 (58.71%) Firewall
3 48 (30.97%) Network Security
4 37 (23.87%) VPN
5 25 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (14.84%) OSPF
7 20 (12.90%) Internet
7 20 (12.90%) MPLS
7 20 (12.90%) Wireless
8 19 (12.26%) DNS
8 19 (12.26%) SSL
9 18 (11.61%) DHCP
9 18 (11.61%) HTTP
9 18 (11.61%) WAN
10 16 (10.32%) LAN
10 16 (10.32%) Wireshark
11 15 (9.68%) VRRP
12 14 (9.03%) BGP
12 14 (9.03%) Ethernet
12 14 (9.03%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.16%) InfluxDB
1 8 (5.16%) SQL Server
1 8 (5.16%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (5.16%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 35 (22.58%) German Language
2 17 (10.97%) French Language
3 8 (5.16%) Finance
4 6 (3.87%) Banking
5 5 (3.23%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (43.23%) Security Engineer
2 55 (35.48%) Juniper Engineer
3 29 (18.71%) Linux Engineer
3 29 (18.71%) Senior Security Engineer
4 24 (15.48%) Consultant
4 24 (15.48%) Security Consultant
5 20 (12.90%) Network Engineer
6 18 (11.61%) Cisco Engineer
7 16 (10.32%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 15 (9.68%) Blue Coat Engineer
9 13 (8.39%) Support Engineer
10 12 (7.74%) Analyst
10 12 (7.74%) Security Analyst
10 12 (7.74%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 11 (7.10%) Network Support
12 10 (6.45%) Engineering Manager
12 10 (6.45%) Network Engineering Manager
12 10 (6.45%) Network Manager
13 8 (5.16%) Architect
14 7 (4.52%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.45%) Web Services
2 3 (1.94%) SAML
3 2 (1.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.19%) Computer Science
2 19 (12.26%) Security Operations Centre
3 16 (10.32%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.87%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 75 (48.39%) Linux
2 70 (45.16%) Unix
3 67 (43.23%) Windows
4 55 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (30.97%) Solaris
6 47 (30.32%) Windows 2000
6 47 (30.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (5.16%) Windows Server
7 8 (5.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (52.90%) Risk Management
2 48 (30.97%) Information Security
3 44 (28.39%) ITIL
4 27 (17.42%) Kalman Filter
5 21 (13.55%) Security Operations
6 20 (12.90%) Mentoring
7 13 (8.39%) Content Management
7 13 (8.39%) Identity Management
7 13 (8.39%) Security Management
8 12 (7.74%) Coaching
9 10 (6.45%) High Availability
10 9 (5.81%) Project Management
11 8 (5.16%) Change Management
11 8 (5.16%) Network Architecture
11 8 (5.16%) Service Management
11 8 (5.16%) Time Management
12 7 (4.52%) Network Design
13 6 (3.87%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (3.87%) GAP Analysis
13 6 (3.87%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.58%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.65%) C
2 1 (0.65%) C++
2 1 (0.65%) Perl
2 1 (0.65%) PHP
2 1 (0.65%) Python
2 1 (0.65%) SQL
2 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (30.97%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (21.94%) CCIE
3 28 (18.06%) Degree
4 26 (16.77%) CCNP
5 19 (12.26%) CCSE
6 14 (9.03%) CCSP
6 14 (9.03%) CISSP
6 14 (9.03%) JNCIS
7 11 (7.10%) CCNA
8 10 (6.45%) CISA
9 8 (5.16%) CEH
9 8 (5.16%) GCIH
9 8 (5.16%) MCP
10 6 (3.87%) Security Cleared
11 4 (2.58%) JNCIP
12 2 (1.29%) CCNP Voice
12 2 (1.29%) CSSLP
12 2 (1.29%) JNCIE
13 1 (0.65%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (16.77%) SLA
2 8 (5.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.16%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (17.42%) ProxySG
2 8 (5.16%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.58%) Snort
4 1 (0.65%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (7.10%) Nagios
2 10 (6.45%) SCOM
3 8 (5.16%) Nessus
4 2 (1.29%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.65%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.65%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.65%) Proventia
Vendors
1 123 (79.35%) Cisco
2 119 (76.77%) Juniper
3 118 (76.13%) CheckPoint
4 113 (72.90%) F5
5 94 (60.65%) Palo Alto
6 64 (41.29%) Sourcefire
7 48 (30.97%) Crossbeam
8 26 (16.77%) Microsoft
9 22 (14.19%) Fortinet
10 21 (13.55%) TippingPoint
11 18 (11.61%) SolarWinds
12 17 (10.97%) Intel Security
13 14 (9.03%) Riverbed
14 13 (8.39%) HP
14 13 (8.39%) Imperva
14 13 (8.39%) Proofpoint
15 12 (7.74%) Avaya
16 10 (6.45%) Polycom
16 10 (6.45%) Tufin
17 9 (5.81%) Brocade
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