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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 641 691 540
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -151
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 260 243 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.21% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 0.44% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 196 184 263
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,150 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%

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
50726 54957 51803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.21% 46.69% 47.57%
Number of salaries quoted 41104 44131 42387
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,844
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +60 247 £45,000 - 19
South East +16 97 £50,500 +18.82% 11
London +33 93 £45,000 -15.09% 8
Berkshire +6 57 £55,000 +37.50% 5
Reading +6 37 £55,000 +37.50% 3
City of London +31 31 £50,000 -23.07% 2
North West +8 21 £23,000 -34.28%
Hampshire -6 16 £37,750 -16.11%
East of England +15 14 £25,000 -16.66%
Cheshire +10 14 £21,250 -39.28%
Surrey +8 13 £52,500 +10.52%
Suffolk +9 12 £25,000 -
Bracknell +28 11 £47,000 -1.05%
Scotland +21 10 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Guildford - 9 £52,500 -
Milton Keynes - 9 £40,750 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 9 £40,750 - 1
Runcorn - 9 £19,500 -
Manchester +6 7 £40,000 -11.11%
Stirling +1 7 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Yorkshire -5 7 £35,000 -28.20%
East Midlands - 7 £52,500 -
Basingstoke +9 6 £24,500 -45.55%
Slough -6 6 £38,000 -33.91%
Farnborough -26 6 £38,000 -27.61%
West Sussex - 6 £52,500 - 2
Crawley - 5 £52,500 - 1
Warrington +6 4 - -
South Yorkshire 0 4 £35,000 -6.66%
Doncaster -2 4 £35,000 -6.66%

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 467 (82.65%) Cisco
2 437 (77.35%) CheckPoint
3 362 (64.07%) Firewall
4 361 (63.89%) Juniper
5 271 (47.96%) F5
6 252 (44.60%) Cisco Certification
7 238 (42.12%) Cisco ASA
8 150 (26.55%) TCP/IP
9 147 (26.02%) Fortinet
10 144 (25.49%) Finance
11 132 (23.36%) Network Security
12 125 (22.12%) CCNP
13 119 (21.06%) WAN
14 115 (20.35%) CCSE
15 111 (19.65%) Windows
16 109 (19.29%) LAN
17 107 (18.94%) CCNA
17 107 (18.94%) Cisco PIX
18 105 (18.58%) ITIL
19 99 (17.52%) Data Centre
20 95 (16.81%) IronPort
20 95 (16.81%) NetScreen
21 89 (15.75%) Linux
22 87 (15.40%) HP
23 84 (14.87%) Security Cleared
24 83 (14.69%) Tufin
24 83 (14.69%) VPN
25 77 (13.63%) Telecoms
26 76 (13.45%) Wireless
27 74 (13.10%) CCIE

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (1.95%) MS Exchange
2 8 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 8 (1.42%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (0.88%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.35%) Lync
5 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (5.31%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.35%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 362 (64.07%) Firewall
2 238 (42.12%) Cisco ASA
3 150 (26.55%) TCP/IP
4 132 (23.36%) Network Security
5 119 (21.06%) WAN
6 109 (19.29%) LAN
7 107 (18.94%) Cisco PIX
8 95 (16.81%) NetScreen
9 83 (14.69%) VPN
10 76 (13.45%) Wireless
11 73 (12.92%) Cisco ISE
12 68 (12.04%) SSL
13 55 (9.73%) DNS
14 52 (9.20%) Cisco Nexus
15 49 (8.67%) OSPF
16 43 (7.61%) BGP
17 41 (7.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 39 (6.90%) VoIP
19 34 (6.02%) Internet
20 23 (4.07%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.53%) Big Data
2 3 (0.53%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 144 (25.49%) Finance
2 77 (13.63%) Telecoms
3 32 (5.66%) Multimedia
4 17 (3.01%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.95%) Marketing
5 11 (1.95%) Electronics
6 8 (1.42%) German Language
7 7 (1.24%) Banking
8 6 (1.06%) French Language
9 3 (0.53%) Retail
9 3 (0.53%) Legal
10 2 (0.35%) Back Office
10 2 (0.35%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.35%) Billing
11 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 199 (35.22%) Network Engineer
2 123 (21.77%) Consultant
3 114 (20.18%) Security Engineer
4 103 (18.23%) Security Consultant
5 65 (11.50%) Senior Consultant
6 58 (10.27%) Senior Security Consultant
7 56 (9.91%) Analyst
8 52 (9.20%) Support Engineer
9 50 (8.85%) Network Security Engineer
10 47 (8.32%) Network Support
11 40 (7.08%) Network Support Engineer
12 36 (6.37%) Senior Network Engineer
13 35 (6.19%) Firewall Consultant
14 33 (5.84%) Technical Consultant
15 29 (5.13%) Security Analyst
16 24 (4.25%) Network Consultant
16 24 (4.25%) Network Analyst
17 23 (4.07%) Design Engineer
17 23 (4.07%) Network Design Engineer
18 21 (3.72%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (7.61%) 802.1X
2 8 (1.42%) SOAP
3 6 (1.06%) Web Services
4 2 (0.35%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 99 (17.52%) Data Centre
2 50 (8.85%) Management Information System
3 15 (2.65%) PKI
4 13 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (1.95%) DTV
6 10 (1.77%) Thin Client
6 10 (1.77%) Fat Client
7 8 (1.42%) Blackberry
7 8 (1.42%) Private Cloud
8 7 (1.24%) Hedge funds
9 6 (1.06%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.88%) CMDB
10 5 (0.88%) Data Integration
10 5 (0.88%) Statistics
10 5 (0.88%) FlexPod
10 5 (0.88%) Clustering
11 3 (0.53%) IPTV
12 2 (0.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.35%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.35%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 111 (19.65%) Windows
2 89 (15.75%) Linux
3 45 (7.96%) UNIX
4 38 (6.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (6.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (4.96%) Solaris
7 24 (4.25%) Windows 2000
8 10 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.24%) Windows Vista
9 7 (1.24%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.18%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (18.58%) ITIL
2 56 (9.91%) Service Delivery
3 49 (8.67%) Change Management
4 48 (8.50%) Information Security
5 38 (6.73%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (6.19%) Mentoring
7 33 (5.84%) Network Design
8 31 (5.49%) Load Balancing
9 26 (4.60%) Capacity Planning
10 24 (4.25%) Migration
11 23 (4.07%) Time Management
12 20 (3.54%) Change Control
13 16 (2.83%) Line Management
13 16 (2.83%) Kalman Filter
14 15 (2.65%) Incident Management
14 15 (2.65%) SIEM
14 15 (2.65%) Network Management
14 15 (2.65%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (2.30%) Performance Management
15 13 (2.30%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (1.77%) SQL
1 10 (1.77%) Perl
2 9 (1.59%) Python
3 8 (1.42%) PowerShell
4 3 (0.53%) C
5 2 (0.35%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.35%) C++
5 2 (0.35%) PHP
6 1 (0.18%) Korn
6 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.18%) VBScript
6 1 (0.18%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 252 (44.60%) Cisco Certification
2 125 (22.12%) CCNP
3 115 (20.35%) CCSE
4 107 (18.94%) CCNA
5 84 (14.87%) Security Cleared
6 74 (13.10%) CCIE
7 64 (11.33%) SC Cleared
8 62 (10.97%) JNCIS
9 43 (7.61%) CCSA
10 40 (7.08%) Degree
11 20 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 20 (3.54%) CISSP
12 15 (2.65%) MCSE
13 12 (2.12%) JNCIP
14 7 (1.24%) MCP
14 7 (1.24%) MCSA
15 6 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (0.88%) HP MASE
17 4 (0.71%) CCSP
17 4 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (12.39%) SLA
2 25 (4.42%) PCI DSS
3 16 (2.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 16 (2.83%) GPG13
4 14 (2.48%) QA
5 3 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (7.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (6.73%) ProxySG
3 31 (5.49%) Active Directory
4 16 (2.83%) Squid
5 15 (2.65%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.42%) ISA Server
7 5 (0.88%) XenApp
7 5 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.71%) XenServer
9 2 (0.35%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.18%) Xen
10 1 (0.18%) vSphere
10 1 (0.18%) Snort
10 1 (0.18%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (3.19%) CiscoWorks
2 14 (2.48%) FortiGate
3 8 (1.42%) HP NNM
4 4 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.53%) SCCM
5 3 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.35%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (0.35%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (0.35%) Nagios
6 2 (0.35%) OpenView
6 2 (0.35%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.35%) Nessus
6 2 (0.35%) Nmap
7 1 (0.18%) SCOM
7 1 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.18%) vMotion
7 1 (0.18%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.18%) OPNET
Vendors
1 467 (82.65%) Cisco
2 437 (77.35%) CheckPoint
3 361 (63.89%) Juniper
4 271 (47.96%) F5
5 147 (26.02%) Fortinet
6 95 (16.81%) IronPort
7 87 (15.40%) HP
8 83 (14.69%) Tufin
9 71 (12.57%) Microsoft
10 65 (11.50%) Citrix
11 57 (10.09%) Websense
12 53 (9.38%) McAfee
13 51 (9.03%) Sourcefire
14 46 (8.14%) VMware
15 42 (7.43%) Crossbeam
16 38 (6.73%) Nokia
17 28 (4.96%) Mitel
18 27 (4.78%) ProCurve
18 27 (4.78%) Aruba
19 25 (4.42%) Riverbed
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stirling, Stirlingshire
IT Human Resources
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
AWD Recruitment
Salary: up to £55,000 +Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 15-20% bonus + benefits + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Salary is approx 45-55k base + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £44,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + + Car Allowance + Double OTE
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 50% Bonus + Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Ace European Group
Salary: £73000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago