The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank - - 65
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 0 0 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton - - 3.24%
As % of the Vendors category - - 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 28
Average salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
Blue Coat
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Vendors Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
455 456 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 53.03% 51.29% 50.87%
Number of salaries quoted 397 443 408
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Blue Coat Salary Trend in Southampton

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Websense
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (100.00%) IronPort
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) FCoE
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Websense
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) IronPort
1 1 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (100.00%) F5