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 28 July 2016 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 372 364 361
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 60 97 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.47% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 0.69% 0.92% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 36 62 89
Median salary £43,250 £50,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.35% +18.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £34,650 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
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
8665 10492 11336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 46.92% 50.54% 49.53%
Number of salaries quoted 7090 8443 8846
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 28 July 2016.

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 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -12 37 £49,500 -10.00% 2
Kent +27 12 £42,500 +102.38% 2
Surrey +21 8 £33,500 -36.19%
Hampshire -9 3 £50,000 +32.45%
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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.

1 120 (89.55%) Cisco
2 102 (76.12%) F5
3 91 (67.91%) Juniper
4 90 (67.16%) Firewall
5 82 (61.19%) CheckPoint
6 63 (47.01%) Cisco Certification
7 60 (44.78%) Network Security
8 53 (39.55%) CCNP
9 49 (36.57%) TCP/IP
10 48 (35.82%) Cisco ASA
11 45 (33.58%) Linux
12 38 (28.36%) Palo Alto
13 32 (23.88%) MPLS
14 31 (23.13%) Wireless
15 30 (22.39%) WAN
16 28 (20.90%) Sourcefire
16 28 (20.90%) ITIL
16 28 (20.90%) OSPF
17 27 (20.15%) Unix
18 26 (19.40%) Windows
19 24 (17.91%) Windows 2000
19 24 (17.91%) JNCIS
20 23 (17.16%) Solaris
21 22 (16.42%) Windows Server 2003
21 22 (16.42%) Windows Server 2008
21 22 (16.42%) Crossbeam
22 21 (15.67%) Fortinet
23 20 (14.93%) Cisco PIX
23 20 (14.93%) Riverbed
23 20 (14.93%) Cisco Nexus

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 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (1.49%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.75%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.49%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 90 (67.16%) Firewall
2 60 (44.78%) Network Security
3 49 (36.57%) TCP/IP
4 48 (35.82%) Cisco ASA
5 32 (23.88%) MPLS
6 31 (23.13%) Wireless
7 30 (22.39%) WAN
8 28 (20.90%) OSPF
9 20 (14.93%) Cisco Nexus
9 20 (14.93%) Cisco PIX
10 19 (14.18%) RIP
11 17 (12.69%) LAN
12 15 (11.19%) BGP
12 15 (11.19%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 15 (11.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 15 (11.19%) VLAN
13 14 (10.45%) EIGRP
14 13 (9.70%) Multicast
14 13 (9.70%) VRRP
15 12 (8.96%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.49%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (0.75%) Big Data
2 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
General
1 17 (12.69%) German Language
2 15 (11.19%) Finance
2 15 (11.19%) Telecoms
3 13 (9.70%) French Language
3 13 (9.70%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.73%) Billing
5 3 (2.24%) Back Office
6 2 (1.49%) Legal
7 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 68 (50.75%) Network Engineer
2 53 (39.55%) Security Engineer
3 30 (22.39%) Network Security Engineer
4 29 (21.64%) Network Support
5 27 (20.15%) Cisco Engineer
6 25 (18.66%) Network Support Engineer
6 25 (18.66%) Support Engineer
7 24 (17.91%) Juniper Engineer
8 23 (17.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 19 (14.18%) Consultant
9 19 (14.18%) Security Consultant
10 13 (9.70%) Cisco Support
10 13 (9.70%) Linux Engineer
10 13 (9.70%) Senior Network Engineer
10 13 (9.70%) Switch Engineer
11 12 (8.96%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 12 (8.96%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
12 11 (8.21%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
12 11 (8.21%) Wireless Engineer
12 11 (8.21%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.24%) Regular Expression
1 3 (2.24%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 8 (5.97%) Driving Licence
3 6 (4.48%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.24%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.75%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (33.58%) Linux
2 27 (20.15%) Unix
3 26 (19.40%) Windows
4 24 (17.91%) Windows 2000
5 23 (17.16%) Solaris
6 22 (16.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (16.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.49%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.90%) ITIL
2 20 (14.93%) Information Security
3 15 (11.19%) Network Design
4 12 (8.96%) Coaching
4 12 (8.96%) Mentoring
5 10 (7.46%) Presales
6 9 (6.72%) Risk Management
7 8 (5.97%) Migration
8 7 (5.22%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (5.22%) Identity Management
9 6 (4.48%) Security Operations
10 5 (3.73%) Business Development
10 5 (3.73%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (2.99%) DDoS Mitigation
11 4 (2.99%) Kalman Filter
12 3 (2.24%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (2.24%) Capacity Management
12 3 (2.24%) Validation
13 2 (1.49%) Incident Management
13 2 (1.49%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.24%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.75%) Perl
2 1 (0.75%) Python
2 1 (0.75%) SQL
2 1 (0.75%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 63 (47.01%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (39.55%) CCNP
3 24 (17.91%) JNCIS
4 18 (13.43%) CCSE
5 16 (11.94%) JNCIP
6 15 (11.19%) CCNA
7 14 (10.45%) CCIE
8 11 (8.21%) Security Cleared
9 8 (5.97%) JNCIA
10 7 (5.22%) CISSP
10 7 (5.22%) Degree
11 6 (4.48%) SC Cleared
12 4 (2.99%) CCSA
12 4 (2.99%) CCSP
13 3 (2.24%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 2 (1.49%) CompTIA Security+
14 2 (1.49%) Security+ Certification
15 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.72%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.48%) ProxySG
2 3 (2.24%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.49%) ISA Server
3 2 (1.49%) NDS
3 2 (1.49%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 2 (1.49%) Squid
4 1 (0.75%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.75%) vCloud
4 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (11.19%) FortiGate
2 11 (8.21%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.75%) Nagios
Vendors
1 120 (89.55%) Cisco
2 102 (76.12%) F5
3 91 (67.91%) Juniper
4 82 (61.19%) CheckPoint
5 38 (28.36%) Palo Alto
6 28 (20.90%) Sourcefire
7 22 (16.42%) Crossbeam
8 21 (15.67%) Fortinet
9 20 (14.93%) Riverbed
10 19 (14.18%) Forcepoint
11 17 (12.69%) Aruba
12 13 (9.70%) Brocade
13 3 (2.24%) ArcSight
13 3 (2.24%) Citrix
13 3 (2.24%) IronPort
13 3 (2.24%) Microsoft
14 2 (1.49%) CA
14 2 (1.49%) HP
14 2 (1.49%) Novell
14 2 (1.49%) SolarWinds
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