The first table below looks at the demand 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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 359 285 320
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +35
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 92 160 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.71% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 0.79% 1.38% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 75 121 102
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,100 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Vendors Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
11587 11621 11911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.19% 51.77% 48.61%
Number of salaries quoted 9109 9399 10122
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -75 36 £52,500 +40.00% 4
Hampshire -6 21 £39,000 -29.09% 3
Kent -9 12 £23,000 -45.88% 1
Surrey -5 10 £45,000 +36.36%
West Sussex +7 5 £70,000 +27.27%
Buckinghamshire 0 5 £36,250 -43.35%
Middlesex - 2 £65,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £32,500 -
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 133 (70.00%) Cisco
2 126 (66.32%) CheckPoint
3 122 (64.21%) Juniper
4 112 (58.95%) F5
5 103 (54.21%) Firewall
6 99 (52.11%) Cisco Certification
7 71 (37.37%) Network Security
8 68 (35.79%) CCNP
9 61 (32.11%) TCP/IP
10 57 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
11 52 (27.37%) DNS
12 49 (25.79%) LAN
12 49 (25.79%) WAN
13 45 (23.68%) VPN
13 45 (23.68%) Cisco PIX
14 42 (22.11%) CCNA
15 41 (21.58%) DHCP
15 41 (21.58%) Fortinet
16 39 (20.53%) ProxySG
17 37 (19.47%) CCSA
18 35 (18.42%) Wireless
19 34 (17.89%) Websense
19 34 (17.89%) Telecoms
20 32 (16.84%) Finance
21 31 (16.32%) Windows
22 30 (15.79%) HP
23 27 (14.21%) CCSE
23 27 (14.21%) Microsoft
24 25 (13.16%) ITIL
24 25 (13.16%) SNMP

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 13 (6.84%) Lync
2 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (8.42%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.11%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 103 (54.21%) Firewall
2 71 (37.37%) Network Security
3 61 (32.11%) TCP/IP
4 57 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
5 52 (27.37%) DNS
6 49 (25.79%) LAN
6 49 (25.79%) WAN
7 45 (23.68%) VPN
7 45 (23.68%) Cisco PIX
8 41 (21.58%) DHCP
9 35 (18.42%) Wireless
10 25 (13.16%) SNMP
11 24 (12.63%) Cisco Nexus
12 20 (10.53%) Internet
13 19 (10.00%) MPLS
13 19 (10.00%) SMTP
13 19 (10.00%) BIG-IP
13 19 (10.00%) FWSM
13 19 (10.00%) Unified Communications
14 18 (9.47%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
General
1 34 (17.89%) Telecoms
2 32 (16.84%) Finance
3 19 (10.00%) Back Office
4 14 (7.37%) Retail
5 11 (5.79%) Billing
6 5 (2.63%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.58%) Legal
8 2 (1.05%) French Language
8 2 (1.05%) German Language
9 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.53%) Military
9 1 (0.53%) Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (24.74%) Network Engineer
2 44 (23.16%) Security Engineer
3 35 (18.42%) Support Engineer
4 30 (15.79%) Consultant
4 30 (15.79%) Network Support
5 19 (10.00%) IP Engineer
6 18 (9.47%) Network Support Engineer
7 17 (8.95%) Analyst
7 17 (8.95%) Account Manager
7 17 (8.95%) Security Consultant
8 15 (7.89%) Network Manager
9 14 (7.37%) Security Analyst
9 14 (7.37%) Support Analyst
9 14 (7.37%) Network Consultant
10 12 (6.32%) Network Support Analyst
10 12 (6.32%) Network Analyst
11 11 (5.79%) Security Support Engineer
11 11 (5.79%) Network Security Analyst
12 10 (5.26%) Senior Security Engineer
12 10 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.11%) Rendezvous
2 1 (0.53%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.05%) HP StorageWorks
1 2 (1.05%) SecurID
1 2 (1.05%) Management Information System
2 1 (0.53%) Blackberry
2 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
2 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (16.32%) Windows
2 24 (12.63%) Linux
3 20 (10.53%) UNIX
4 10 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (4.21%) Windows 7
5 8 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (4.21%) Windows XP
6 6 (3.16%) Windows 2000
6 6 (3.16%) Solaris
7 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.05%) CentOS
7 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.05%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (13.16%) ITIL
2 22 (11.58%) Load Balancing
3 15 (7.89%) Network Architecture
4 12 (6.32%) Project Management
4 12 (6.32%) CRM
5 11 (5.79%) Network Management
5 11 (5.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 9 (4.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (4.21%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (4.21%) Business Development
8 7 (3.68%) Information Security
8 7 (3.68%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (3.16%) Migration
9 6 (3.16%) SIEM
10 5 (2.63%) Change Control
10 5 (2.63%) Service Management
10 5 (2.63%) Service Delivery
10 5 (2.63%) Change Management
10 5 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (2.63%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.21%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.53%) VBScript
2 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 99 (52.11%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (35.79%) CCNP
3 42 (22.11%) CCNA
4 37 (19.47%) CCSA
5 27 (14.21%) CCSE
6 22 (11.58%) Security Cleared
6 22 (11.58%) JNCIA
7 19 (10.00%) SC Cleared
8 14 (7.37%) CISSP
8 14 (7.37%) CCIE
8 14 (7.37%) CCDP
9 12 (6.32%) Degree
10 10 (5.26%) CCSP
11 8 (4.21%) VTSP
12 6 (3.16%) JNCIS
13 3 (1.58%) CCDA
14 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.53%) CISM
15 1 (0.53%) Check Point Certification
15 1 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.05%) SLA
2 3 (1.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.58%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.58%) GPG13
3 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 39 (20.53%) ProxySG
2 9 (4.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.21%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.63%) Snort
5 3 (1.58%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.58%) Squid
6 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.53%) vSphere
6 1 (0.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.05%) Nessus
1 2 (1.05%) Nagios
2 1 (0.53%) SCCM
2 1 (0.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 133 (70.00%) Cisco
2 126 (66.32%) CheckPoint
3 122 (64.21%) Juniper
4 112 (58.95%) F5
5 41 (21.58%) Fortinet
6 34 (17.89%) Websense
7 30 (15.79%) HP
8 27 (14.21%) Microsoft
9 25 (13.16%) Riverbed
10 19 (10.00%) McAfee
10 19 (10.00%) Citrix
10 19 (10.00%) Nokia
10 19 (10.00%) TippingPoint
11 17 (8.95%) Aruba
11 17 (8.95%) ProCurve
12 16 (8.42%) SolarWinds
13 12 (6.32%) Sourcefire
13 12 (6.32%) VMware
14 10 (5.26%) EMC
14 10 (5.26%) NetApp
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