The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 664 539 565
Rank change year-on-year
-125 +26
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 245 375 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 0.72% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 187 260 272
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £29,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-0.58% -10.52%
Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
55332 52343 56948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.22% 48.11% 48.29%
Number of salaries quoted 44428 42815 48036
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,088
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 25 July 2014 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 25 July 2014. 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 -115 230 £45,000 -5.26% 21
South East -12 110 £42,500 +0.59% 9
London -102 79 £53,000 - 5
Berkshire -5 45 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Hampshire +21 28 £45,000 -3.22%
Reading -3 25 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Kent +10 21 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Basingstoke +6 21 £45,000 -18.18%
City of London -44 18 £59,000 +11.32% 2
Yorkshire -56 13 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Maidstone - 13 £28,500 - 1
East of England +3 11 £30,000 -40.00%
Wales +2 11 £36,500 -33.63% 3
South Wales +1 11 £36,500 -33.63% 3
Surrey -13 10 £45,750 +112.79% 2
North West -3 9 £35,000 -48.14%
York -14 6 £48,750 -2.50%
North Yorkshire -15 6 £48,750 -2.50%
West Yorkshire -47 6 £52,000 +60.00% 1
Hertfordshire -2 5 £70,000 +100.00%
Cheshire -7 5 £35,000 -53.33%
Bridgend - 5 £36,500 - 2
Slough +11 4 £57,500 +27.77%
Manchester -3 4 £45,000 -33.33%
Scotland -6 4 £45,000 -18.18% 2
South West -14 4 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Leeds -42 4 £42,500 +30.76%
Bracknell -6 3 £47,500 +97.91%
Cardiff -7 3 £35,000 -36.36% 1
Warrington -15 3 £35,000 -15.66%

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 431 (75.22%) CheckPoint
2 403 (70.33%) Cisco
3 381 (66.49%) Firewall
4 325 (56.72%) Juniper
5 249 (43.46%) Cisco Certification
5 249 (43.46%) F5
6 247 (43.11%) Network Security
7 221 (38.57%) CCNP
8 174 (30.37%) Cisco ASA
9 154 (26.88%) Windows
10 149 (26.00%) Linux
11 131 (22.86%) WAN
12 129 (22.51%) CCSE
13 123 (21.47%) Websense
14 121 (21.12%) VPN
15 120 (20.94%) TCP/IP
16 105 (18.32%) LAN
17 104 (18.15%) SSL
18 101 (17.63%) Finance
19 97 (16.93%) ProxySG
20 91 (15.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
21 90 (15.71%) Wireless
22 86 (15.01%) DNS
23 85 (14.83%) CISSP
24 83 (14.49%) OSPF
25 82 (14.31%) NetScreen
26 81 (14.14%) CCNA
27 78 (13.61%) ITIL
28 75 (13.09%) Citrix
29 74 (12.91%) McAfee

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 21 (3.66%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.62%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (0.87%) Lync
4 5 (0.87%) Apache
5 4 (0.70%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.17%) CMS
8 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.17%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.36%) MS Office
3 3 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.22%) RMDS
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.27%) SaaS
2 3 (0.52%) PaaS
3 2 (0.35%) Office 365
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 381 (66.49%) Firewall
2 247 (43.11%) Network Security
3 174 (30.37%) Cisco ASA
4 131 (22.86%) WAN
5 121 (21.12%) VPN
6 120 (20.94%) TCP/IP
7 105 (18.32%) LAN
8 104 (18.15%) SSL
9 91 (15.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 90 (15.71%) Wireless
11 86 (15.01%) DNS
12 83 (14.49%) OSPF
13 82 (14.31%) NetScreen
14 72 (12.57%) BGP
15 71 (12.39%) IPsec
16 70 (12.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 70 (12.22%) Internet
17 66 (11.52%) DHCP
18 61 (10.65%) MPLS
19 60 (10.47%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.05%) SQL Server
1 6 (1.05%) Cognos Impromptu
2 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.35%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.35%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (1.75%) Metasploit
General
1 101 (17.63%) Finance
2 69 (12.04%) Telecoms
3 16 (2.79%) German Language
4 15 (2.62%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.92%) Retail
6 9 (1.57%) Legal
7 8 (1.40%) French Language
8 6 (1.05%) Advertising
9 5 (0.87%) Law
10 4 (0.70%) Banking
11 2 (0.35%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Marketing
12 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 143 (24.96%) Network Engineer
2 133 (23.21%) Security Engineer
3 83 (14.49%) Consultant
4 58 (10.12%) Security Consultant
5 50 (8.73%) Security Specialist
6 46 (8.03%) Network Consultant
7 44 (7.68%) Support Engineer
8 41 (7.16%) Network Manager
9 39 (6.81%) Network Security Engineer
10 35 (6.11%) Network Security Consultant
11 33 (5.76%) Analyst
12 31 (5.41%) Network Specialist
12 31 (5.41%) Network Support
13 29 (5.06%) Account Manager
14 26 (4.54%) Architect
15 25 (4.36%) Network Support Engineer
16 24 (4.19%) IT Security Engineer
17 23 (4.01%) Network Security Specialist
17 23 (4.01%) Senior Network Engineer
18 22 (3.84%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.40%) CSS
2 7 (1.22%) Rendezvous
3 5 (0.87%) Web Services
4 3 (0.52%) SAML
4 3 (0.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (5.76%) Management Information System
2 18 (3.14%) Thin Client
2 18 (3.14%) Fat Client
3 14 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 9 (1.57%) Smartphone
4 9 (1.57%) SecurID
5 8 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (1.40%) Digital Media
6 7 (1.22%) Hedge funds
7 6 (1.05%) Statistics
7 6 (1.05%) PKI
8 5 (0.87%) IPTV
9 4 (0.70%) iSeries
10 3 (0.52%) Clustering
10 3 (0.52%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.35%) Replication
11 2 (0.35%) HP StorageWorks
12 1 (0.17%) Open Source
12 1 (0.17%) Social Media
12 1 (0.17%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 154 (26.88%) Windows
2 149 (26.00%) Linux
3 69 (12.04%) UNIX
4 46 (8.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (4.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (4.01%) Solaris
7 20 (3.49%) Windows 7
8 18 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (2.79%) Windows XP
11 10 (1.75%) FreeBSD
12 9 (1.57%) Windows 2000
12 9 (1.57%) CentOS
13 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (13.61%) ITIL
2 71 (12.39%) Load Balancing
3 65 (11.34%) SIEM
4 51 (8.90%) Information Security
5 50 (8.73%) Project Management
6 38 (6.63%) Network Management
7 34 (5.93%) Vulnerability Management
7 34 (5.93%) E-Commerce
8 31 (5.41%) Incident Management
9 30 (5.24%) Network Design
10 26 (4.54%) Change Management
11 24 (4.19%) Migration
12 23 (4.01%) Service Management
13 22 (3.84%) Network Architecture
14 19 (3.32%) Service Delivery
15 18 (3.14%) Cyber Security
16 15 (2.62%) WAN Optimisation
16 15 (2.62%) PRINCE2
17 14 (2.44%) Asset Management
18 13 (2.27%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (4.01%) Perl
2 19 (3.32%) PowerShell
3 18 (3.14%) SQL
4 16 (2.79%) Bash Shell
5 12 (2.09%) Ruby
6 11 (1.92%) Shell Script
7 8 (1.40%) C
8 4 (0.70%) C++
8 4 (0.70%) PHP
8 4 (0.70%) Python
9 2 (0.35%) VBScript
10 1 (0.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 249 (43.46%) Cisco Certification
2 221 (38.57%) CCNP
3 129 (22.51%) CCSE
4 85 (14.83%) CISSP
5 81 (14.14%) CCNA
6 69 (12.04%) CCSA
7 56 (9.77%) Security Cleared
8 36 (6.28%) SC Cleared
9 31 (5.41%) JNCIA
10 29 (5.06%) JNCIS
11 23 (4.01%) Degree
12 20 (3.49%) CCIE
13 19 (3.32%) CCSP
14 17 (2.97%) CCDP
15 14 (2.44%) CEH
16 12 (2.09%) SSCP
17 6 (1.05%) CCIP
18 5 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 5 (0.87%) GIAC
19 4 (0.70%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (9.25%) SLA
2 16 (2.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 16 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (2.79%) PCI DSS
3 14 (2.44%) GPG13
4 8 (1.40%) QA
System Software
1 97 (16.93%) ProxySG
2 51 (8.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (7.33%) Active Directory
3 42 (7.33%) Snort
4 16 (2.79%) Nmap
5 14 (2.44%) Squid
6 10 (1.75%) XenServer
7 7 (1.22%) vSphere
7 7 (1.22%) XenApp
8 6 (1.05%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.87%) vCloud
10 3 (0.52%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.35%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (5.06%) Nessus
2 19 (3.32%) Cacti
3 16 (2.79%) Cisco Prime
4 15 (2.62%) McAfee ePO
4 15 (2.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 14 (2.44%) FortiGate
5 14 (2.44%) CiscoWorks
6 8 (1.40%) Cisco CUCM
7 7 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (0.87%) OpenView
8 5 (0.87%) Netcool
9 4 (0.70%) SCCM
10 3 (0.52%) Cisco UCCX
10 3 (0.52%) HP NNM
11 2 (0.35%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.35%) XenMobile
12 1 (0.17%) SCOM
12 1 (0.17%) WSUS
12 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 431 (75.22%) CheckPoint
2 403 (70.33%) Cisco
3 325 (56.72%) Juniper
4 249 (43.46%) F5
5 123 (21.47%) Websense
6 75 (13.09%) Citrix
7 74 (12.91%) McAfee
8 73 (12.74%) LogRhythm
9 72 (12.57%) Microsoft
10 63 (10.99%) Nokia
11 62 (10.82%) Riverbed
12 60 (10.47%) VMware
13 53 (9.25%) Fortinet
14 49 (8.55%) HP
15 42 (7.33%) Symantec
15 42 (7.33%) IronPort
16 37 (6.46%) SolarWinds
16 37 (6.46%) Aruba
17 32 (5.58%) Sourcefire
18 31 (5.41%) Infoblox
Reading, Berkshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Superb base with bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
England
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £58000 - £72000 per annum + + CAR + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Streamline Connections
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £53000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum + + CAR ALLOWANCE + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Stirlingshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £40k - 58k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Stirlingshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Venturi NL/BE
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + shares + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago