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 2 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 79 83 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.13% 0.11% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +8.57%
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
442 407 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 57.85% 45.73% 53.11%
Number of salaries quoted 322 359 395
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 2 June 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Crossbeam
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (50.00%) IronPort
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Websense
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (50.00%) Crossbeam
2 1 (50.00%) IronPort
2 1 (50.00%) Websense
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft