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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 341 351 299
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -52
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 92 104 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.44% 0.45% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 0.87% 0.92% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 49 82 108
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,700 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-13.97% +9.41%
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
10617 11287 11356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 51.19% 48.79% 50.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8401 8972 9314
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,000
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 3 June 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 3 June 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 +7 60 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Hampshire -5 14 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire -1 11 £48,250 +48.46% 1
Surrey +21 5 £48,250 -8.09% 1
Kent -1 5 £40,000 +21.21%
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 153 (92.17%) Cisco
2 147 (88.55%) CheckPoint
3 138 (83.13%) Firewall
4 122 (73.49%) Juniper
5 100 (60.24%) F5
6 86 (51.81%) Cisco Certification
7 80 (48.19%) Cisco ASA
8 66 (39.76%) TCP/IP
9 59 (35.54%) Fortinet
10 46 (27.71%) CCNP
11 44 (26.51%) CCNA
12 43 (25.90%) CCSE
13 40 (24.10%) WAN
13 40 (24.10%) Linux
14 39 (23.49%) Websense
14 39 (23.49%) Information Security
14 39 (23.49%) Network Security
15 38 (22.89%) Cisco PIX
15 38 (22.89%) ITIL
16 37 (22.29%) LAN
17 34 (20.48%) UNIX
18 33 (19.88%) Agile Software Development
19 31 (18.67%) IronPort
19 31 (18.67%) Security Cleared
20 30 (18.07%) Windows
21 29 (17.47%) SLA
21 29 (17.47%) McAfee
21 29 (17.47%) NetScreen
21 29 (17.47%) Tufin
22 27 (16.27%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.41%) Mimecast
2 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 138 (83.13%) Firewall
2 80 (48.19%) Cisco ASA
3 66 (39.76%) TCP/IP
4 40 (24.10%) WAN
5 39 (23.49%) Network Security
6 38 (22.89%) Cisco PIX
7 37 (22.29%) LAN
8 29 (17.47%) NetScreen
9 26 (15.66%) Wireless
10 21 (12.65%) Cisco ISE
11 15 (9.04%) OSPF
11 15 (9.04%) VoIP
11 15 (9.04%) DNS
12 11 (6.63%) VRRP
12 11 (6.63%) SSL
12 11 (6.63%) RIP
13 10 (6.02%) VPN
13 10 (6.02%) BGP
13 10 (6.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 9 (5.42%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
General
1 27 (16.27%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.22%) Finance
3 6 (3.61%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.01%) French Language
4 5 (3.01%) German Language
5 3 (1.81%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.20%) Billing
6 2 (1.20%) Retail
7 1 (0.60%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 49 (29.52%) Network Engineer
2 47 (28.31%) Security Engineer
3 45 (27.11%) Consultant
4 38 (22.89%) Security Consultant
5 23 (13.86%) Analyst
6 21 (12.65%) Senior Consultant
7 19 (11.45%) Senior Security Consultant
8 17 (10.24%) Support Engineer
9 16 (9.64%) Network Security Engineer
10 13 (7.83%) Firewall Consultant
10 13 (7.83%) Network Consultant
11 12 (7.23%) Security Analyst
11 12 (7.23%) Network Security Consultant
12 11 (6.63%) Network Support
13 10 (6.02%) Technical Consultant
13 10 (6.02%) Network Analyst
14 7 (4.22%) Operations Engineer
14 7 (4.22%) Operations Support Engineer
14 7 (4.22%) Project Engineer
14 7 (4.22%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.60%) Rendezvous
1 1 (0.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.04%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.22%) Visualisation
3 6 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.01%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.20%) Replication
6 2 (1.20%) PKI
7 1 (0.60%) Statistics
7 1 (0.60%) CESG
7 1 (0.60%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 40 (24.10%) Linux
2 34 (20.48%) UNIX
3 30 (18.07%) Windows
4 23 (13.86%) Solaris
5 21 (12.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (12.65%) Windows 2000
5 21 (12.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (23.49%) Information Security
2 38 (22.89%) ITIL
3 33 (19.88%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (10.84%) Mentoring
5 13 (7.83%) Coaching
6 12 (7.23%) Incident Management
7 11 (6.63%) SIEM
8 9 (5.42%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (4.82%) PRINCE2
9 8 (4.82%) Data Analysis
9 8 (4.82%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (4.22%) Security Architecture
10 7 (4.22%) Data Visualisation
10 7 (4.22%) Vulnerability Management
10 7 (4.22%) Change Management
10 7 (4.22%) Malware Detection\Protection
11 6 (3.61%) Service Delivery
11 6 (3.61%) Project Management
11 6 (3.61%) Load Balancing
11 6 (3.61%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.81%) Python
1 3 (1.81%) C
1 3 (1.81%) Perl
2 2 (1.20%) PHP
2 2 (1.20%) C++
2 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.60%) Korn
3 1 (0.60%) SQL
Qualifications
1 86 (51.81%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (27.71%) CCNP
3 44 (26.51%) CCNA
4 43 (25.90%) CCSE
5 31 (18.67%) Security Cleared
6 27 (16.27%) SC Cleared
7 26 (15.66%) JNCIS
8 20 (12.05%) CCIE
9 17 (10.24%) CCSA
10 10 (6.02%) Degree
11 8 (4.82%) CISSP
12 3 (1.81%) CEH
13 2 (1.20%) Check Point Certification
13 2 (1.20%) CISM
13 2 (1.20%) JNCIA
13 2 (1.20%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.60%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.60%) GCIA
14 1 (0.60%) GCIH
14 1 (0.60%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (17.47%) SLA
2 23 (13.86%) PCI DSS
3 19 (11.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 19 (11.45%) GPG13
4 4 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (11.45%) Squid
2 6 (3.61%) ProxySG
3 4 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.20%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.20%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.60%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (4.22%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (2.41%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (2.41%) Nagios
2 4 (2.41%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.20%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (1.20%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (0.60%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 153 (92.17%) Cisco
2 147 (88.55%) CheckPoint
3 122 (73.49%) Juniper
4 100 (60.24%) F5
5 59 (35.54%) Fortinet
6 39 (23.49%) Websense
7 31 (18.67%) IronPort
8 29 (17.47%) McAfee
8 29 (17.47%) Tufin
9 23 (13.86%) Sourcefire
10 22 (13.25%) HP
11 21 (12.65%) Crossbeam
12 14 (8.43%) Aruba
13 13 (7.83%) Nokia
14 12 (7.23%) Mitel
14 12 (7.23%) ProCurve
15 10 (6.02%) Citrix
16 8 (4.82%) Symantec
16 8 (4.82%) Riverbed
16 8 (4.82%) SolarWinds
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