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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Blue Coat Systems, Inc.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 748 730 721
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -9
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 166 252 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.50% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 116 199 220
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £31,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £48,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-11.45% +11.62%

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
42876 50386 55085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.88% 45.92% 46.99%
Number of salaries quoted 34818 41096 43630
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Blue Coat as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -48 147 £47,500 -5.00% 19
South East -11 60 £47,500 -5.94% 3
London +30 53 £60,000 +6.66% 10
Berkshire +6 40 £49,500 -10.00% 3
Reading +2 28 £47,500 -13.63% 2
City of London +52 12 £55,000 - 3
Scotland +14 11 £44,500 -19.09% 1
Kent +26 10 £42,500 +39.34%
North West +7 10 £50,000 +58.73% 1
Yorkshire +33 8 £38,000 +8.57% 1
West Yorkshire +30 8 £38,000 +3.40% 1
East of England +28 8 £27,000 +8.00%
Edinburgh +13 8 £34,000 -32.00%
Newmarket +5 7 £27,000 +1.88%
Suffolk +3 7 £27,000 +8.00%
Leeds +36 6 £38,000 +3.40% 1
Surrey +25 6 £33,500 -36.19%
Cheshire +28 5 £47,500 +143.58%
Camberley - 5 £33,500 -
Maidstone +11 4 £42,500 +6.25%
Bracknell -5 4 £48,500 +27.63%
Windsor - 4 - -
West Midlands -6 3 £48,750 -2.50% 1
Chester - 3 £47,500 -
Docklands, London - 3 £37,500 -
South Wales +8 2 £33,000 -30.52%
Cardiff +7 2 £33,000 -40.00%
Wales +4 2 £33,000 -30.52%
Hampshire -11 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 £60,000 - 1

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing Blue Coat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 269 (75.77%) Cisco
2 232 (65.35%) F5
3 228 (64.23%) Juniper
4 219 (61.69%) Firewall
5 209 (58.87%) CheckPoint
6 127 (35.77%) Cisco Certification
7 108 (30.42%) Network Security
7 108 (30.42%) Cisco ASA
8 106 (29.86%) Palo Alto
9 96 (27.04%) Windows
10 93 (26.20%) Linux
11 88 (24.79%) TCP/IP
12 87 (24.51%) CCNP
13 77 (21.69%) Finance
14 76 (21.41%) ITIL
15 62 (17.46%) VPN
16 58 (16.34%) SIEM
17 55 (15.49%) Forcepoint
18 53 (14.93%) Presales
18 53 (14.93%) Fortinet
19 52 (14.65%) WAN
20 51 (14.37%) Wireless
21 46 (12.96%) Service Delivery
22 45 (12.68%) ProxySG
23 43 (12.11%) MPLS
24 42 (11.83%) OSPF
24 42 (11.83%) Unix
24 42 (11.83%) CCNA
24 42 (11.83%) Degree
24 42 (11.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (1.69%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.13%) JBoss
2 4 (1.13%) Skype for Business
2 4 (1.13%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.13%) WebLogic
3 3 (0.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.28%) IIS
4 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (1.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.85%) MS Office
2 3 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 219 (61.69%) Firewall
2 108 (30.42%) Cisco ASA
2 108 (30.42%) Network Security
3 88 (24.79%) TCP/IP
4 62 (17.46%) VPN
5 52 (14.65%) WAN
6 51 (14.37%) Wireless
7 43 (12.11%) MPLS
8 42 (11.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 42 (11.83%) OSPF
9 41 (11.55%) LAN
10 32 (9.01%) BGP
11 31 (8.73%) DNS
11 31 (8.73%) VoIP
12 27 (7.61%) SSL
13 26 (7.32%) EIGRP
14 25 (7.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 24 (6.76%) Cisco Nexus
16 20 (5.63%) Cisco PIX
16 20 (5.63%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.79%) Big Data
1 17 (4.79%) Hadoop
1 17 (4.79%) NoSQL
2 4 (1.13%) Oracle Database
2 4 (1.13%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (0.85%) MS Access
4 2 (0.56%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.28%) InfluxDB
5 1 (0.28%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 77 (21.69%) Finance
2 39 (10.99%) German Language
3 31 (8.73%) French Language
4 29 (8.17%) Telecoms
5 22 (6.20%) Banking
6 19 (5.35%) Spanish Language
7 11 (3.10%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.41%) Billing
8 5 (1.41%) Legal
9 4 (1.13%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.85%) Back Office
11 1 (0.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 127 (35.77%) Network Engineer
2 90 (25.35%) Security Engineer
3 53 (14.93%) Consultant
3 53 (14.93%) Network Security Engineer
4 50 (14.08%) Support Engineer
5 47 (13.24%) Security Consultant
6 37 (10.42%) Analyst
7 32 (9.01%) Juniper Engineer
8 31 (8.73%) Network Support
9 26 (7.32%) Cisco Engineer
10 25 (7.04%) Network Consultant
11 24 (6.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 24 (6.76%) Network Security Consultant
12 23 (6.48%) Field Engineer
12 23 (6.48%) Field Support Engineer
12 23 (6.48%) Network Support Engineer
13 19 (5.35%) Network Analyst
13 19 (5.35%) Senior Network Engineer
14 18 (5.07%) Security Analyst
15 17 (4.79%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.13%) Middleware
1 4 (1.13%) Oracle Fusion
1 4 (1.13%) Regular Expression
1 4 (1.13%) SAML
2 3 (0.85%) HTML
3 2 (0.56%) XML
4 1 (0.28%) REST
4 1 (0.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.30%) Security Operations Centre
2 26 (7.32%) RSA SecurID
3 25 (7.04%) Management Information System
4 24 (6.76%) Data Centre
5 21 (5.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 17 (4.79%) Cyberthreat
7 9 (2.54%) Hedge funds
8 8 (2.25%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.13%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.13%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.13%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.13%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.85%) iPhone
10 3 (0.85%) User Experience
11 2 (0.56%) Equities
11 2 (0.56%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.56%) Replication
12 1 (0.28%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.28%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 96 (27.04%) Windows
2 93 (26.20%) Linux
3 42 (11.83%) Unix
4 29 (8.17%) Solaris
5 28 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (6.76%) Windows 2000
8 13 (3.66%) Windows Server
9 5 (1.41%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.85%) Android
11 3 (0.85%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.85%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (21.41%) ITIL
2 58 (16.34%) SIEM
3 53 (14.93%) Presales
4 46 (12.96%) Service Delivery
5 39 (10.99%) Kalman Filter
5 39 (10.99%) Security Operations
6 31 (8.73%) Cybersecurity
7 26 (7.32%) Information Security
8 23 (6.48%) Technical Architecture
9 21 (5.92%) Network Design
10 19 (5.35%) Analytics
11 18 (5.07%) Data Analytics
12 17 (4.79%) Requirements Management
12 17 (4.79%) System Testing
12 17 (4.79%) Threat Analysis
13 16 (4.51%) Mentoring
14 15 (4.23%) Risk Management
15 13 (3.66%) Project Management
15 13 (3.66%) Service Management
16 12 (3.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (6.20%) SQL
2 5 (1.41%) Shell Script
3 4 (1.13%) C
4 3 (0.85%) Python
5 2 (0.56%) Perl
6 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.28%) Java
6 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.28%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 127 (35.77%) Cisco Certification
2 87 (24.51%) CCNP
3 42 (11.83%) CCNA
3 42 (11.83%) Degree
4 37 (10.42%) JNCIS
5 35 (9.86%) CCIE
5 35 (9.86%) Security Cleared
6 30 (8.45%) CCSE
6 30 (8.45%) SC Cleared
7 28 (7.89%) JNCIP
8 20 (5.63%) CISSP
9 10 (2.82%) CCVP
10 9 (2.54%) CCSP
10 9 (2.54%) JNCIA
11 6 (1.69%) CCSA
12 4 (1.13%) CEH
13 3 (0.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 2 (0.56%) CCNP Voice
14 2 (0.56%) GCIH
14 2 (0.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.51%) SLA
2 6 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.28%) HIPAA
System Software
1 45 (12.68%) ProxySG
2 19 (5.35%) Active Directory
3 16 (4.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.41%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.41%) XenApp
5 4 (1.13%) Snort
6 2 (0.56%) vCloud
7 1 (0.28%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (5.07%) FortiGate
2 11 (3.10%) Cisco Prime
3 10 (2.82%) Cisco CUCM
4 8 (2.25%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (1.69%) SCCM
6 4 (1.13%) BladeLogic
6 4 (1.13%) Control-M
6 4 (1.13%) MIMEsweeper
6 4 (1.13%) Nessus
6 4 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (1.13%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (0.85%) TrustSec
8 2 (0.56%) Nmap
8 2 (0.56%) QRadar
8 2 (0.56%) RSA enVision
8 2 (0.56%) WSUS
9 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.28%) OpenView
Vendors
1 269 (75.77%) Cisco
2 232 (65.35%) F5
3 228 (64.23%) Juniper
4 209 (58.87%) CheckPoint
5 106 (29.86%) Palo Alto
6 55 (15.49%) Forcepoint
7 53 (14.93%) Fortinet
8 42 (11.83%) ArcSight
9 40 (11.27%) Riverbed
10 35 (9.86%) Sourcefire
11 34 (9.58%) Qualys
12 33 (9.30%) FireEye
13 32 (9.01%) HP
13 32 (9.01%) Intel Security
14 27 (7.61%) Crossbeam
15 24 (6.76%) Cyber-Ark
15 24 (6.76%) SolarWinds
16 23 (6.48%) Citrix
17 22 (6.20%) AlgoSec
18 21 (5.92%) VMware
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Posted: 7 hours ago
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Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: 50000 - 70000 + shift allowance + car + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car allowance
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Health, Life, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
England
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: Car + Pension + Benefits
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London, South East, United Kingdom
BGC Partners
Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London, South East, United Kingdom
BGC Partners
Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + commission £15,000 + Car Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: Market salary + Car + Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Capita Internal Resourcing
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita Internal Resourcing
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
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