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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 716 692 625
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -67
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 237 252 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.24% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 0.51% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 191 203 219
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,400 £37,400
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-0.52% -

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
46445 49887 48743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 45.76% 47.71% 47.30%
Number of salaries quoted 38063 40967 38602
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 February 2016 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 5 February 2016. 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 -6 223 £50,000 - 26
South East +11 86 £47,000 +4.44% 9
London -26 75 £52,500 - 7
Berkshire +36 61 £46,000 +8.23% 3
Reading +37 52 £40,000 -5.88% 2
East of England +20 20 £28,000 -34.88% 2
Hampshire +15 20 £50,000 +19.04% 4
South West +5 19 £55,000 - 2
Suffolk +4 16 £28,000 -34.88% 2
Wiltshire +16 15 £55,000 - 1
Swindon +11 12 £55,000 - 1
Newmarket +9 11 £28,000 -34.88% 1
Southampton +10 9 £50,000 -
West Midlands -16 9 £65,000 +52.94% 1
Yorkshire -17 8 £47,500 -9.52% 4
City of London +20 7 £72,500 +31.81% 1
Scotland +5 7 £27,500 -
West Yorkshire -3 6 £47,500 -13.63% 4
Leeds -12 6 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Canary Wharf - 6 £72,500 -
Edinburgh - 6 - -
Bracknell +3 5 £47,500 +13.09%
Bristol - 4 - - 1
Newport +8 3 - -
Kent +6 3 £21,500 -40.68%
Nottinghamshire +5 3 £67,500 +117.56%
East Midlands -3 3 £67,500 +117.56%
Wales -3 3 - -
South Wales -6 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £35,000 -

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 348 (78.56%) Cisco
2 285 (64.33%) CheckPoint
2 285 (64.33%) Firewall
3 283 (63.88%) Juniper
4 250 (56.43%) F5
5 194 (43.79%) Palo Alto
6 168 (37.92%) Cisco Certification
7 155 (34.99%) Network Security
8 133 (30.02%) CCNP
9 130 (29.35%) Cisco ASA
10 127 (28.67%) Windows
11 123 (27.77%) TCP/IP
12 118 (26.64%) Linux
13 111 (25.06%) ITIL
14 92 (20.77%) Information Security
15 84 (18.96%) McAfee
16 80 (18.06%) Sourcefire
17 79 (17.83%) Presales
18 78 (17.61%) VPN
19 77 (17.38%) Unix
20 76 (17.16%) Fortinet
21 75 (16.93%) Finance
22 72 (16.25%) Windows Server 2008
23 68 (15.35%) Crossbeam
24 67 (15.12%) Windows 2000
25 65 (14.67%) Windows Server 2003
26 64 (14.45%) Solaris
26 64 (14.45%) WAN
26 64 (14.45%) German Language
27 63 (14.22%) Risk Management

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 14 (3.16%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (1.35%) Lync
3 5 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.45%) IIS
6 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (3.84%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.81%) MS Office
3 5 (1.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.45%) SaaS
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 285 (64.33%) Firewall
2 155 (34.99%) Network Security
3 130 (29.35%) Cisco ASA
4 123 (27.77%) TCP/IP
5 78 (17.61%) VPN
6 64 (14.45%) WAN
7 62 (14.00%) DNS
8 56 (12.64%) MPLS
8 56 (12.64%) Wireless
9 46 (10.38%) LAN
10 44 (9.93%) SSL
11 40 (9.03%) Cisco Nexus
12 39 (8.80%) OSPF
13 38 (8.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 36 (8.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 33 (7.45%) DHCP
16 29 (6.55%) VoIP
17 26 (5.87%) Internet
18 25 (5.64%) BGP
19 20 (4.51%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.81%) Big Data
3 6 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (0.68%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 75 (16.93%) Finance
2 64 (14.45%) German Language
3 57 (12.87%) French Language
4 37 (8.35%) Telecoms
5 19 (4.29%) Banking
6 14 (3.16%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (2.48%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.48%) Spanish Language
8 10 (2.26%) Multimedia
9 8 (1.81%) Investment Banking
10 7 (1.58%) Legal
11 4 (0.90%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.68%) Billing
13 2 (0.45%) Front Office
13 2 (0.45%) Retail
14 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 141 (31.83%) Network Engineer
2 140 (31.60%) Security Engineer
3 63 (14.22%) Cisco Engineer
4 62 (14.00%) Consultant
5 52 (11.74%) Network Security Engineer
6 50 (11.29%) Support Engineer
7 46 (10.38%) Security Consultant
8 40 (9.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 37 (8.35%) Architect
9 37 (8.35%) Juniper Engineer
10 35 (7.90%) Network Support
11 33 (7.45%) Analyst
12 31 (7.00%) Senior Network Engineer
13 30 (6.77%) Network Security Consultant
14 29 (6.55%) Network Consultant
15 27 (6.09%) Cisco Security Engineer
16 26 (5.87%) Cisco Architect
16 26 (5.87%) Network Support Engineer
17 25 (5.64%) Firewall Engineer
18 24 (5.42%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.03%) Web Services
2 4 (0.90%) 802.1X
3 3 (0.68%) XMPP
4 2 (0.45%) WAP
5 1 (0.23%) .NET
5 1 (0.23%) RESTful
5 1 (0.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 62 (14.00%) Data Centre
2 27 (6.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 17 (3.84%) Cyberthreat
4 13 (2.93%) Video Conferencing
5 12 (2.71%) Private Cloud
6 10 (2.26%) Security Operations Centre
7 9 (2.03%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.81%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.81%) Driving Licence
8 8 (1.81%) Hedge funds
8 8 (1.81%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.58%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (1.58%) CESG
10 5 (1.13%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.13%) Clustering
10 5 (1.13%) NHS
10 5 (1.13%) Replication
11 4 (0.90%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.90%) Online Banking
11 4 (0.90%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 127 (28.67%) Windows
2 118 (26.64%) Linux
3 77 (17.38%) Unix
4 72 (16.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 67 (15.12%) Windows 2000
6 65 (14.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 64 (14.45%) Solaris
8 14 (3.16%) Windows Server
9 7 (1.58%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.13%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.90%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.68%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (25.06%) ITIL
2 92 (20.77%) Information Security
3 79 (17.83%) Presales
4 63 (14.22%) Risk Management
5 49 (11.06%) Mentoring
6 42 (9.48%) Migration
7 33 (7.45%) Network Design
8 28 (6.32%) Coaching
9 27 (6.09%) Cybersecurity
10 25 (5.64%) Network Monitoring
10 25 (5.64%) SIEM
11 21 (4.74%) Load Balancing
12 20 (4.51%) Case Management
12 20 (4.51%) Performance Improvement
12 20 (4.51%) Security Operations
13 19 (4.29%) Matrix Management
14 18 (4.06%) Incident Management
15 17 (3.84%) Service Delivery
16 14 (3.16%) Kalman Filter
17 13 (2.93%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.93%) Perl
2 12 (2.71%) PHP
2 12 (2.71%) Python
3 5 (1.13%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.13%) SQL
4 4 (0.90%) C
5 1 (0.23%) Java
5 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 168 (37.92%) Cisco Certification
2 133 (30.02%) CCNP
3 57 (12.87%) CCNA
4 49 (11.06%) CCIE
5 38 (8.58%) Degree
6 37 (8.35%) CCSE
7 30 (6.77%) CCSA
8 21 (4.74%) Security Cleared
9 17 (3.84%) CISSP
10 15 (3.39%) JNCIS
11 14 (3.16%) SC Cleared
12 10 (2.26%) JNCIP
13 8 (1.81%) CCDP
13 8 (1.81%) JNCIA
13 8 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (1.58%) VCAP
15 6 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
15 6 (1.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (12.19%) SLA
2 13 (2.93%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.35%) QA
4 3 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.45%) GPG13
6 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 50 (11.29%) ProxySG
2 24 (5.42%) Active Directory
2 24 (5.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.71%) ISA Server
4 7 (1.58%) Sendmail
4 7 (1.58%) XenApp
5 6 (1.35%) Squid
6 4 (0.90%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.90%) NDS
6 4 (0.90%) Novell eDirectory
6 4 (0.90%) Snort
7 3 (0.68%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.68%) Xen
8 1 (0.23%) Firmware
8 1 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.23%) vSphere
8 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (7.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 21 (4.74%) FortiGate
3 19 (4.29%) Nagios
4 15 (3.39%) McAfee ePO
5 13 (2.93%) Cisco UCCX
6 12 (2.71%) CA Spectrum
6 12 (2.71%) Cisco UCCE
6 12 (2.71%) Endace
7 11 (2.48%) Norton AntiVirus
8 9 (2.03%) RSA enVision
9 8 (1.81%) SCCM
10 7 (1.58%) MAILsweeper
10 7 (1.58%) MIMEsweeper
10 7 (1.58%) Proventia
11 3 (0.68%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.68%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.68%) QRadar
11 3 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 1 (0.23%) OPNET
12 1 (0.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 348 (78.56%) Cisco
2 285 (64.33%) CheckPoint
3 283 (63.88%) Juniper
4 250 (56.43%) F5
5 194 (43.79%) Palo Alto
6 84 (18.96%) McAfee
7 80 (18.06%) Sourcefire
8 76 (17.16%) Fortinet
9 68 (15.35%) Crossbeam
10 57 (12.87%) Websense
11 49 (11.06%) Riverbed
12 44 (9.93%) Microsoft
13 36 (8.13%) Citrix
13 36 (8.13%) HP
14 31 (7.00%) Aruba
14 31 (7.00%) VMware
15 28 (6.32%) Splunk
16 26 (5.87%) ArcSight
17 24 (5.42%) Cyber-Ark
18 23 (5.19%) Dell
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car + bonus + pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Websense
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car + Benefits / Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Networking People
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + OTE, Car Allow and package
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Salary Details circa £50k + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent bens package
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + benefits +bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Suffolk
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum + excellent benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + Certifications
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum Salary is approx 60-90k base + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £200 - £280 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, South West, United Kingdom
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
NCC Group
Salary: Car allowance, competitive benefits package
Posted: 25 days ago
North West
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 26 days ago