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 West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 239 - 236
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 16 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.28% - 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% - 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 6
Average salary £58,000 - £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £53,700 - £38,650
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 - £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
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 West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2575 2724 2426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 45.53% 44.03% 41.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2148 2172 2052
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Blue Coat Salary Trend in the South West

Blue Coat
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Blue Coat Salary Histogram in the South West

Blue Coat
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(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
Wiltshire - 8 £59,000 -
Gloucestershire - 7 £55,000 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 31 (96.88%) Cisco
1 31 (96.88%) Juniper
2 22 (68.75%) Firewall
2 22 (68.75%) F5
3 18 (56.25%) Intel Security
4 16 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (37.50%) ProxySG
5 12 (37.50%) VPN
6 11 (34.38%) Forcepoint
6 11 (34.38%) Network Security
6 11 (34.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 10 (31.25%) Windows
7 10 (31.25%) Linux
8 8 (25.00%) Intel
9 7 (21.88%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (21.88%) Security Operations
9 7 (21.88%) Security Operations Centre
9 7 (21.88%) Load Balancing
9 7 (21.88%) ArcSight
9 7 (21.88%) SIEM
10 6 (18.75%) Big Data
10 6 (18.75%) Hortonworks
10 6 (18.75%) Data Analytics
10 6 (18.75%) Analytics
10 6 (18.75%) NoSQL
10 6 (18.75%) Hadoop
10 6 (18.75%) Requirements Management
10 6 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (18.75%) System Testing
10 6 (18.75%) FireEye

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
1 3 (9.38%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 22 (68.75%) Firewall
2 16 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (37.50%) VPN
4 11 (34.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 11 (34.38%) Network Security
5 4 (12.50%) DHCP
5 4 (12.50%) DNS
5 4 (12.50%) SSL
6 3 (9.38%) NAS
6 3 (9.38%) SAN
7 1 (3.13%) HTTP
7 1 (3.13%) IntruShield
7 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (3.13%) NetScreen
7 1 (3.13%) OSPF
7 1 (3.13%) SMTP
7 1 (3.13%) SNMP
7 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Big Data
1 6 (18.75%) Hadoop
1 6 (18.75%) NoSQL
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Legal
3 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Security Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Security Support Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Support Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) ArcSight Specialist
3 6 (18.75%) Network Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Technical Specialist
4 5 (15.63%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Administrator
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) IT Administrator
6 3 (9.38%) IT Systems Administrator
6 3 (9.38%) Platform Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Security Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco Design Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Juniper Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Security Operations Centre
2 6 (18.75%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Linux
1 10 (31.25%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
2 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
2 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (21.88%) Load Balancing
1 7 (21.88%) Security Operations
1 7 (21.88%) SIEM
2 6 (18.75%) Analytics
2 6 (18.75%) Data Analytics
2 6 (18.75%) Requirements Management
2 6 (18.75%) System Testing
2 6 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (9.38%) ITIL
3 3 (9.38%) Matrix Management
4 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.13%) CRM
5 1 (3.13%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.13%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) CCNA
1 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
1 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) A+ Certification
2 3 (9.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (9.38%) MCITP
2 3 (9.38%) MCP
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.38%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) ProxySG
2 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (12.50%) SCCM
2 3 (9.38%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 31 (96.88%) Cisco
1 31 (96.88%) Juniper
2 22 (68.75%) F5
3 18 (56.25%) Intel Security
4 11 (34.38%) Forcepoint
5 8 (25.00%) Intel
6 7 (21.88%) ArcSight
7 6 (18.75%) FireEye
7 6 (18.75%) Hortonworks
7 6 (18.75%) HP
7 6 (18.75%) Palo Alto
8 4 (12.50%) Citrix
8 4 (12.50%) Infoblox
9 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
9 3 (9.38%) Oracle
9 3 (9.38%) VMware
10 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
11 1 (3.13%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (3.13%) IronPort
11 1 (3.13%) LogRhythm