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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 356 355 307
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -48
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 85 80 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.36% 0.62%
As % of the Vendors category 0.81% 0.74% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 70 64 103
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £23,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Blue Coat
England

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
10450 10754 11264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 50.17% 48.35% 51.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8271 8356 9144
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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
Berkshire +21 42 £42,000 -16.00%
Surrey +9 20 £45,000 -
Hampshire +3 16 £42,000 +6.32% 1
Kent +12 7 £47,500 +106.52%
Buckinghamshire +4 3 £55,000 +37.50% 4
Home Counties - 2 £47,500 -
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 132 (81.99%) Cisco
2 123 (76.40%) CheckPoint
3 108 (67.08%) Firewall
4 103 (63.98%) Juniper
5 90 (55.90%) F5
6 77 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
7 75 (46.58%) Cisco ASA
8 59 (36.65%) TCP/IP
9 52 (32.30%) Websense
10 49 (30.43%) CCNP
11 46 (28.57%) Linux
12 45 (27.95%) Network Security
13 42 (26.09%) Fortinet
13 42 (26.09%) CCNA
14 39 (24.22%) LAN
14 39 (24.22%) WAN
15 37 (22.98%) Windows
16 35 (21.74%) McAfee
17 34 (21.12%) Wireless
17 34 (21.12%) Information Security
18 32 (19.88%) Cisco PIX
19 30 (18.63%) CCSE
20 29 (18.01%) SLA
21 28 (17.39%) UNIX
22 26 (16.15%) DNS
23 25 (15.53%) ITIL
23 25 (15.53%) PCI DSS
24 23 (14.29%) Security Cleared
25 21 (13.04%) Telecoms
25 21 (13.04%) Riverbed

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (1.86%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (6.21%) MS Office
2 5 (3.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 108 (67.08%) Firewall
2 75 (46.58%) Cisco ASA
3 59 (36.65%) TCP/IP
4 45 (27.95%) Network Security
5 39 (24.22%) LAN
5 39 (24.22%) WAN
6 34 (21.12%) Wireless
7 32 (19.88%) Cisco PIX
8 26 (16.15%) DNS
9 18 (11.18%) SSL
10 17 (10.56%) Wireshark
11 16 (9.94%) VoIP
11 16 (9.94%) NetScreen
12 14 (8.70%) SNMP
12 14 (8.70%) OSPF
12 14 (8.70%) BGP
13 12 (7.45%) VPN
14 11 (6.83%) HTTP
14 11 (6.83%) Ethereal
14 11 (6.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
General
1 21 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.59%) Finance
2 9 (5.59%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.86%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.24%) Billing
4 2 (1.24%) Retail
4 2 (1.24%) Legal
5 1 (0.62%) French Language
5 1 (0.62%) German Language
5 1 (0.62%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 49 (30.43%) Network Engineer
2 44 (27.33%) Security Engineer
3 31 (19.25%) Consultant
3 31 (19.25%) Support Engineer
4 23 (14.29%) Security Consultant
5 15 (9.32%) Network Support
6 14 (8.70%) Network Support Engineer
6 14 (8.70%) Network Security Engineer
7 12 (7.45%) Senior Consultant
7 12 (7.45%) Network Consultant
8 11 (6.83%) Account Manager
8 11 (6.83%) Senior Security Consultant
9 10 (6.21%) Network Manager
9 10 (6.21%) Network Security Consultant
10 9 (5.59%) Technical Support
11 8 (4.97%) Project Engineer
11 8 (4.97%) Operations Engineer
12 7 (4.35%) Operations Support Engineer
12 7 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
12 7 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.24%) CGI
2 1 (0.62%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.35%) Visualisation
3 5 (3.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.24%) Replication
4 2 (1.24%) PKI
4 2 (1.24%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.62%) Open Source
5 1 (0.62%) Clustering
5 1 (0.62%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 46 (28.57%) Linux
2 37 (22.98%) Windows
3 28 (17.39%) UNIX
4 16 (9.94%) Solaris
5 14 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (8.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (8.07%) Windows 2000
7 9 (5.59%) Windows XP
7 9 (5.59%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.62%) CentOS
8 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (21.12%) Information Security
2 25 (15.53%) ITIL
3 19 (11.80%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (9.32%) SIEM
5 14 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 12 (7.45%) Coaching
7 9 (5.59%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (5.59%) Incident Management
8 8 (4.97%) Data Analysis
8 8 (4.97%) Change Management
8 8 (4.97%) PRINCE2
9 7 (4.35%) CRM
9 7 (4.35%) Project Management
9 7 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (4.35%) Load Balancing
9 7 (4.35%) Security Architecture
9 7 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (4.35%) Data Visualisation
9 7 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (3.73%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.48%) C
2 3 (1.86%) C++
2 3 (1.86%) Perl
2 3 (1.86%) PHP
2 3 (1.86%) Python
2 3 (1.86%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.62%) SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (30.43%) CCNP
3 42 (26.09%) CCNA
4 30 (18.63%) CCSE
5 23 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 19 (11.80%) JNCIS
7 18 (11.18%) CCSA
8 17 (10.56%) CCIE
9 15 (9.32%) SC Cleared
10 9 (5.59%) CISSP
11 7 (4.35%) JNCIA
11 7 (4.35%) Degree
12 5 (3.11%) CEH
13 4 (2.48%) CCSP
13 4 (2.48%) CISM
14 3 (1.86%) CCIP
15 2 (1.24%) Check Point Certification
15 2 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
16 1 (0.62%) SSCP
16 1 (0.62%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (18.01%) SLA
2 25 (15.53%) PCI DSS
3 19 (11.80%) GPG13
3 19 (11.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (3.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (11.80%) Squid
2 6 (3.73%) ProxySG
3 4 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.86%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.62%) vSphere
5 1 (0.62%) vCloud
5 1 (0.62%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (3.73%) CiscoWorks
1 6 (3.73%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.48%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (2.48%) Nagios
2 4 (2.48%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.86%) MIMEsweeper
3 3 (1.86%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 132 (81.99%) Cisco
2 123 (76.40%) CheckPoint
3 103 (63.98%) Juniper
4 90 (55.90%) F5
5 52 (32.30%) Websense
6 42 (26.09%) Fortinet
7 35 (21.74%) McAfee
8 21 (13.04%) Riverbed
8 21 (13.04%) Tufin
9 20 (12.42%) Aruba
10 19 (11.80%) SonicWALL
10 19 (11.80%) IronPort
11 16 (9.94%) HP
12 14 (8.70%) Sourcefire
13 13 (8.07%) Crossbeam
13 13 (8.07%) Microsoft
13 13 (8.07%) Clearswift
14 12 (7.45%) Ruckus Wireless
15 11 (6.83%) LogRhythm
16 9 (5.59%) Mitel
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