The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 647 548 536
Rank change year-on-year
-99 -12
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 244 349 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.34% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 0.71% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 200 227 237
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £37,100 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
50441 49470 51504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.75% 47.60% 47.26%
Number of salaries quoted 41589 39334 43095
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Blue Coat
Salary Trend

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

Blue Coat Salary Trend in the UK

Blue Coat
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Blue Coat over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 within the UK.

Blue Coat Salary Histogram in the UK

Blue Coat
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
England -68 225 £50,000 - 28
London -54 89 £52,500 -4.54% 13
South East -56 68 £45,000 -14.28% 7
City of London +3 37 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Yorkshire +14 34 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Berkshire -31 23 £42,500 -21.29% 1
York +28 22 £51,250 +2.50%
North Yorkshire +27 22 £51,250 +2.50%
Hampshire 0 19 £42,000 +5.00% 1
Reading -10 17 £42,250 -26.52%
South Wales -10 15 £42,500 -26.08% 1
Wales -12 15 £42,500 -26.08% 2
West Midlands -46 13 £42,500 -15.00%
Basingstoke - 12 £42,000 - 1
Kent +5 11 £25,000 +8.69% 1
West Yorkshire +4 11 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Leeds 0 11 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Surrey -25 10 £45,000 -14.28% 4
North West +2 9 £34,000 -27.27% 1
Birmingham -9 9 £42,500 -19.04%
Cardiff -9 8 £37,500 +11.94%
Maidstone +17 7 £25,000 +8.69%
East Midlands +15 6 £31,025 -17.26%
Nottingham +12 6 £31,025 -22.43%
Nottinghamshire +11 6 £31,025 -22.43%
Manchester -2 5 £60,000 -20.00% 1
South West -10 5 - - 3
Wiltshire - 5 - - 1
Southampton - 5 - -
Swindon - 5 - - 1

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 441 (78.19%) CheckPoint
2 430 (76.24%) Cisco
3 427 (75.71%) Firewall
4 330 (58.51%) Juniper
5 281 (49.82%) F5
6 258 (45.74%) Network Security
7 253 (44.86%) Cisco Certification
8 222 (39.36%) Cisco ASA
9 203 (35.99%) CCNP
10 132 (23.40%) Windows
11 131 (23.23%) Websense
12 128 (22.70%) Linux
13 120 (21.28%) McAfee
14 115 (20.39%) TCP/IP
15 114 (20.21%) DNS
16 109 (19.33%) OSPF
17 107 (18.97%) BGP
18 97 (17.20%) WAN
19 95 (16.84%) VPN
19 95 (16.84%) Finance
20 94 (16.67%) CCSE
21 91 (16.13%) Fortinet
22 88 (15.60%) Information Security
22 88 (15.60%) CCNA
23 81 (14.36%) LAN
23 81 (14.36%) UNIX
24 79 (14.01%) Wireless
25 75 (13.30%) Microsoft
26 74 (13.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
27 73 (12.94%) CCSA

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 28 (4.96%) MS Exchange
2 13 (2.30%) Apache
3 8 (1.42%) Lync
4 3 (0.53%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.53%) IIS
5 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (5.14%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.26%) MS Office
3 23 (4.08%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.35%) MS Project
4 2 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.71%) RMDS
2 2 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 427 (75.71%) Firewall
2 258 (45.74%) Network Security
3 222 (39.36%) Cisco ASA
4 115 (20.39%) TCP/IP
5 114 (20.21%) DNS
6 109 (19.33%) OSPF
7 107 (18.97%) BGP
8 97 (17.20%) WAN
9 95 (16.84%) VPN
10 81 (14.36%) LAN
11 79 (14.01%) Wireless
12 74 (13.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 70 (12.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 68 (12.06%) DHCP
15 62 (10.99%) Cisco IOS
16 57 (10.11%) Cisco Nexus
17 55 (9.75%) MPLS
18 48 (8.51%) VoIP
19 42 (7.45%) Internet
19 42 (7.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.72%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.18%) MySQL
General
1 95 (16.84%) Finance
2 52 (9.22%) Telecoms
3 19 (3.37%) Banking
4 15 (2.66%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.95%) Legal
6 7 (1.24%) German Language
7 5 (0.89%) French Language
7 5 (0.89%) Multimedia
8 4 (0.71%) Local Government
9 3 (0.53%) Welsh Language
9 3 (0.53%) Law
9 3 (0.53%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.35%) Retail
10 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.18%) Advertising
11 1 (0.18%) Back Office
11 1 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 209 (37.06%) Network Engineer
2 137 (24.29%) Security Engineer
3 73 (12.94%) Network Security Engineer
4 68 (12.06%) Consultant
5 56 (9.93%) Security Consultant
6 49 (8.69%) Support Engineer
7 41 (7.27%) Firewall Engineer
8 40 (7.09%) Security Specialist
8 40 (7.09%) Network Support
9 37 (6.56%) Network Support Engineer
10 32 (5.67%) Network Specialist
11 31 (5.50%) Network Security Specialist
12 27 (4.79%) Analyst
13 26 (4.61%) Network Consultant
14 25 (4.43%) Architect
15 23 (4.08%) Network Manager
15 23 (4.08%) Account Manager
16 22 (3.90%) Network Security Consultant
17 21 (3.72%) Senior Security Engineer
18 19 (3.37%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.71%) Rendezvous
2 3 (0.53%) SOAP
3 2 (0.35%) CGI
4 1 (0.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (3.72%) Clustering
2 17 (3.01%) Fat Client
2 17 (3.01%) Thin Client
3 15 (2.66%) Hedge funds
4 11 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (1.77%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.60%) Statistics
7 8 (1.42%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.89%) Visualisation
8 5 (0.89%) CESG
9 4 (0.71%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.71%) SecurID
10 2 (0.35%) Replication
10 2 (0.35%) Derivative
10 2 (0.35%) PKI
11 1 (0.18%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.18%) EFT
11 1 (0.18%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 132 (23.40%) Windows
2 128 (22.70%) Linux
3 81 (14.36%) UNIX
4 48 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 42 (7.45%) Solaris
6 39 (6.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 37 (6.56%) Windows 7
8 23 (4.08%) Windows 2000
9 22 (3.90%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.53%) CentOS
11 2 (0.35%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (15.60%) Information Security
2 68 (12.06%) ITIL
3 59 (10.46%) Load Balancing
4 54 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (7.09%) Kalman Filter
5 40 (7.09%) Mentoring
6 32 (5.67%) SIEM
7 31 (5.50%) Network Design
8 30 (5.32%) Change Control
9 29 (5.14%) E-Commerce
10 26 (4.61%) Incident Management
11 25 (4.43%) Low Latency
12 24 (4.26%) Coaching
13 23 (4.08%) Line Management
13 23 (4.08%) Network Management
14 22 (3.90%) Project Management
15 20 (3.55%) Network Monitoring
16 18 (3.19%) Service Delivery
17 16 (2.84%) PRINCE2
17 16 (2.84%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (6.74%) Perl
2 15 (2.66%) Tcl
2 15 (2.66%) Shell Script
3 12 (2.13%) C++
3 12 (2.13%) PHP
4 9 (1.60%) PowerShell
4 9 (1.60%) SQL
4 9 (1.60%) Python
5 7 (1.24%) C
6 1 (0.18%) Ruby
6 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 253 (44.86%) Cisco Certification
2 203 (35.99%) CCNP
3 94 (16.67%) CCSE
4 88 (15.60%) CCNA
5 73 (12.94%) CCSA
6 62 (10.99%) Security Cleared
7 54 (9.57%) CISSP
8 45 (7.98%) SC Cleared
9 39 (6.91%) JNCIS
10 38 (6.74%) CCIE
11 33 (5.85%) JNCIA
12 32 (5.67%) Degree
13 25 (4.43%) CCSP
14 15 (2.66%) Check Point Certification
15 10 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (1.60%) VCP4
16 9 (1.60%) VCP5
16 9 (1.60%) MCP
16 9 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 8 (1.42%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (8.69%) SLA
2 29 (5.14%) PCI DSS
3 20 (3.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 19 (3.37%) GPG13
5 13 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (1.24%) QA
7 6 (1.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 53 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (7.98%) ProxySG
3 39 (6.91%) Active Directory
4 19 (3.37%) Squid
5 12 (2.13%) XenServer
6 7 (1.24%) Snort
7 6 (1.06%) vSphere
8 3 (0.53%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.35%) NFS
9 2 (0.35%) XenApp
9 2 (0.35%) Postfix
10 1 (0.18%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (4.43%) Norton AntiVirus
2 18 (3.19%) McAfee ePO
3 12 (2.13%) CiscoWorks
3 12 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
4 8 (1.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (1.24%) FortiGate
6 5 (0.89%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (0.53%) Cacti
7 3 (0.53%) Nagios
7 3 (0.53%) HP NNM
8 2 (0.35%) OpenView
8 2 (0.35%) Puppet
9 1 (0.18%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.18%) DatAdvantage
9 1 (0.18%) MIMEsweeper
9 1 (0.18%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.18%) Netcool
9 1 (0.18%) Nessus
Vendors
1 441 (78.19%) CheckPoint
2 430 (76.24%) Cisco
3 330 (58.51%) Juniper
4 281 (49.82%) F5
5 131 (23.23%) Websense
6 120 (21.28%) McAfee
7 91 (16.13%) Fortinet
8 75 (13.30%) Microsoft
9 67 (11.88%) HP
10 65 (11.52%) Citrix
11 59 (10.46%) VMware
12 47 (8.33%) SolarWinds
13 45 (7.98%) Riverbed
14 44 (7.80%) Sourcefire
15 39 (6.91%) Symantec
15 39 (6.91%) SonicWALL
16 38 (6.74%) Nokia
17 34 (6.03%) Infoblox
18 31 (5.50%) Aruba
19 30 (5.32%) Imperva
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £55000 - £58000 per annum + car + bonus + pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wales
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + NC Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car allowance & yearly bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + car, pen, health
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Imperative People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + car, pen, health
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum £50 to £60k basic + Excellent Benefi
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + car, pen, health
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 20% Bonus, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago