The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 55 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 10 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.66% 0.18% -
As % of the Vendors category 3.39% 0.38% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +13.63%
Blue Coat
Wiltshire

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

Vendors Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
295 263 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 49.00% 46.30% 48.46%
Number of salaries quoted 229 208 220
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,603
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,643 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Blue Coat Salary Trend in Swindon

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (93.33%) CheckPoint
2 14 (93.33%) Firewall
3 10 (66.67%) Windows
4 9 (60.00%) Sourcefire
4 9 (60.00%) Juniper
4 9 (60.00%) Network Security
5 8 (53.33%) F5
5 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (46.67%) Linux
6 7 (46.67%) ProxySG
7 6 (40.00%) SLA
8 5 (33.33%) UNIX
8 5 (33.33%) Windows 2000
8 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 5 (33.33%) Solaris
8 5 (33.33%) Crossbeam
8 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (26.67%) McAfee
9 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
9 4 (26.67%) Coaching
9 4 (26.67%) Change Control
9 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (26.67%) WAN
9 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
9 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
10 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 3 (20.00%) TACACS
10 3 (20.00%) Degree

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 14 (93.33%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) Network Security
3 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (26.67%) WAN
5 3 (20.00%) VPN
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (20.00%) TACACS
6 2 (13.33%) DNS
6 2 (13.33%) DHCP
7 1 (6.67%) LAN
7 1 (6.67%) VoIP
7 1 (6.67%) MPLS
7 1 (6.67%) BGP
7 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
7 1 (6.67%) SCCP
7 1 (6.67%) H.323
7 1 (6.67%) VLAN
7 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Security Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Security Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Security Designer
3 3 (20.00%) Designer
3 3 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Product Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Network Design Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Network Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Development Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (46.67%) Linux
4 5 (33.33%) Windows 2000
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (33.33%) Solaris
4 5 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Change Control
2 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
2 4 (26.67%) Coaching
3 3 (20.00%) Release Management
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Network Design
5 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Network Management
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.67%) Demand Forecasting
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) CCIE
3 1 (6.67%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) ProxySG
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (6.67%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (6.67%) Netcool
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (93.33%) CheckPoint
3 9 (60.00%) Sourcefire
3 9 (60.00%) Juniper
4 8 (53.33%) F5
5 5 (33.33%) Crossbeam
6 4 (26.67%) McAfee
7 2 (13.33%) VMware
7 2 (13.33%) Symantec
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (13.33%) HP
7 2 (13.33%) EMC
7 2 (13.33%) Citrix