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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 655 508 560
Rank change year-on-year
-147 +52
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 247 398 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.36% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 0.76% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 174 269 264
Average salary £47,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.05% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -10.52%
Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
54956 52396 56462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.11% 48.03% 48.09%
Number of salaries quoted 44288 43051 47751
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
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 11 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 11 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 -114 237 £47,500 -0.52% 20
South East -17 112 £42,500 +6.25% 6
London -93 91 £59,250 +16.17% 4
Berkshire -17 52 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Hampshire +13 27 £45,000 -21.73%
Reading -6 25 £46,250 -2.11% 2
Basingstoke +8 22 £45,000 -25.00%
Kent +10 19 £37,500 -16.66% 1
City of London -44 17 £65,000 +22.64%
Yorkshire -62 12 £47,500 +40.74% 1
North West +5 11 £35,000 -48.14% 1
Maidstone - 11 £28,500 -
South Wales +4 9 £36,500 -33.63% 1
Cheshire +1 9 £35,000 -53.33%
Wales -4 9 £36,500 -33.63% 1
Surrey -9 8 £50,000 +132.55% 2
York -3 7 £47,500 -5.00%
North Yorkshire -13 7 £47,500 -5.00%
East of England -3 6 £30,000 -40.00% 3
Warrington -19 6 £35,000 -18.60%
Slough +10 4 £57,500 +27.77%
Bracknell -7 4 £48,750 +41.30%
South West -10 4 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Leeds -52 4 £41,250 +42.24% 1
West Yorkshire -58 4 £41,250 +42.24% 1
Bridgend - 4 £36,500 -
Hertfordshire -14 3 - -
Swindon - 3 £47,500 -
Wiltshire - 3 £47,500 - 1
Manchester +2 2 £46,500 -31.11% 1

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 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.

1 452 (76.22%) CheckPoint
2 429 (72.34%) Cisco
3 389 (65.60%) Firewall
4 327 (55.14%) Juniper
5 274 (46.21%) Cisco Certification
6 271 (45.70%) F5
7 253 (42.66%) Network Security
8 240 (40.47%) CCNP
9 191 (32.21%) Cisco ASA
10 145 (24.45%) WAN
10 145 (24.45%) Windows
11 142 (23.95%) Linux
12 135 (22.77%) VPN
13 131 (22.09%) CCSE
14 127 (21.42%) Websense
15 110 (18.55%) LAN
16 107 (18.04%) TCP/IP
17 104 (17.54%) SSL
18 103 (17.37%) Finance
19 99 (16.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
20 97 (16.36%) ProxySG
21 95 (16.02%) Wireless
22 91 (15.35%) CCNA
23 89 (15.01%) NetScreen
23 89 (15.01%) OSPF
24 87 (14.67%) DNS
25 83 (14.00%) CISSP
26 80 (13.49%) Citrix
27 79 (13.32%) IPsec
28 78 (13.15%) McAfee

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 (3.54%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.36%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (1.01%) Lync
5 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.17%) CMS
7 1 (0.17%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (4.89%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.22%) MS Office
3 3 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.18%) RMDS
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.87%) SaaS
2 2 (0.34%) Office 365
3 1 (0.17%) PaaS
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 389 (65.60%) Firewall
2 253 (42.66%) Network Security
3 191 (32.21%) Cisco ASA
4 145 (24.45%) WAN
5 135 (22.77%) VPN
6 110 (18.55%) LAN
7 107 (18.04%) TCP/IP
8 104 (17.54%) SSL
9 99 (16.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 95 (16.02%) Wireless
11 89 (15.01%) OSPF
11 89 (15.01%) NetScreen
12 87 (14.67%) DNS
13 79 (13.32%) IPsec
14 78 (13.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 77 (12.98%) BGP
16 74 (12.48%) DHCP
17 69 (11.64%) Internet
17 69 (11.64%) Cisco PIX
18 66 (11.13%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.35%) Cognos Impromptu
2 5 (0.84%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.51%) Data Mining
3 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.34%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.17%) MySQL
5 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (1.69%) Metasploit
General
1 103 (17.37%) Finance
2 72 (12.14%) Telecoms
3 16 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 13 (2.19%) Retail
5 12 (2.02%) German Language
6 10 (1.69%) Advertising
6 10 (1.69%) Legal
7 7 (1.18%) French Language
8 5 (0.84%) Banking
8 5 (0.84%) Law
9 3 (0.51%) Marketing
9 3 (0.51%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.34%) Back Office
11 1 (0.17%) Electronics
11 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 142 (23.95%) Network Engineer
2 131 (22.09%) Security Engineer
3 92 (15.51%) Consultant
4 62 (10.46%) Security Consultant
5 57 (9.61%) Security Specialist
6 51 (8.60%) Network Consultant
7 46 (7.76%) Support Engineer
8 40 (6.75%) Network Manager
9 37 (6.24%) Network Support
9 37 (6.24%) Network Security Engineer
10 36 (6.07%) Network Specialist
10 36 (6.07%) Network Security Consultant
11 35 (5.90%) Analyst
12 32 (5.40%) Architect
13 30 (5.06%) Account Manager
14 28 (4.72%) Network Support Engineer
15 27 (4.55%) Network Security Specialist
16 24 (4.05%) IT Security Engineer
16 24 (4.05%) Senior Network Engineer
16 24 (4.05%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.52%) CSS
2 7 (1.18%) Rendezvous
3 6 (1.01%) SAML
4 5 (0.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 22 (3.71%) Thin Client
2 22 (3.71%) Fat Client
3 17 (2.87%) Computer Science
4 11 (1.85%) Digital Media
5 10 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
5 10 (1.69%) SecurID
6 9 (1.52%) Smartphone
7 8 (1.35%) PKI
8 6 (1.01%) Hedge funds
9 5 (0.84%) IPTV
9 5 (0.84%) Statistics
10 4 (0.67%) iSeries
11 3 (0.51%) Clustering
11 3 (0.51%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.34%) Replication
12 2 (0.34%) HP StorageWorks
13 1 (0.17%) Open Source
13 1 (0.17%) Social Media
13 1 (0.17%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 145 (24.45%) Windows
2 142 (23.95%) Linux
3 66 (11.13%) UNIX
4 39 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (3.37%) Windows 7
7 18 (3.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (3.04%) Solaris
8 16 (2.70%) Windows XP
9 14 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (1.69%) FreeBSD
11 7 (1.18%) Windows 2000
12 6 (1.01%) CentOS
13 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (13.15%) ITIL
2 72 (12.14%) Load Balancing
3 67 (11.30%) SIEM
4 57 (9.61%) Project Management
5 55 (9.27%) Information Security
6 40 (6.75%) E-Commerce
7 38 (6.41%) Incident Management
7 38 (6.41%) Network Management
8 34 (5.73%) Vulnerability Management
9 27 (4.55%) Network Architecture
10 26 (4.38%) Network Design
11 25 (4.22%) Migration
12 24 (4.05%) Change Management
13 22 (3.71%) Service Management
14 21 (3.54%) Service Delivery
14 21 (3.54%) WAN Optimisation
15 18 (3.04%) Cyber Security
16 15 (2.53%) PRINCE2
17 13 (2.19%) Problem Management
18 12 (2.02%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 18 (3.04%) Perl
1 18 (3.04%) PowerShell
2 17 (2.87%) SQL
3 16 (2.70%) Bash Shell
4 12 (2.02%) Ruby
5 9 (1.52%) Shell Script
5 9 (1.52%) C
6 3 (0.51%) Python
7 2 (0.34%) VBScript
8 1 (0.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 274 (46.21%) Cisco Certification
2 240 (40.47%) CCNP
3 131 (22.09%) CCSE
4 91 (15.35%) CCNA
5 83 (14.00%) CISSP
6 73 (12.31%) CCSA
7 62 (10.46%) Security Cleared
8 41 (6.91%) SC Cleared
9 29 (4.89%) JNCIA
10 28 (4.72%) JNCIS
11 26 (4.38%) CCSP
12 23 (3.88%) CCIE
13 21 (3.54%) Degree
14 20 (3.37%) CCDP
15 14 (2.36%) CEH
16 12 (2.02%) SSCP
17 6 (1.01%) CCIP
18 5 (0.84%) GIAC
18 5 (0.84%) GSEC
19 4 (0.67%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (8.60%) SLA
2 16 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 14 (2.36%) PCI DSS
4 12 (2.02%) GPG13
5 9 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 97 (16.36%) ProxySG
2 53 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (7.59%) Active Directory
4 40 (6.75%) Snort
5 16 (2.70%) Nmap
6 12 (2.02%) Squid
7 11 (1.85%) XenServer
8 8 (1.35%) Hyper-V
9 7 (1.18%) XenApp
10 4 (0.67%) vSphere
10 4 (0.67%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.34%) vCloud
11 2 (0.34%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.34%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (5.23%) Nessus
2 19 (3.20%) Cacti
3 18 (3.04%) Cisco Prime
4 15 (2.53%) McAfee ePO
4 15 (2.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 14 (2.36%) FortiGate
6 11 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
6 11 (1.85%) CiscoWorks
7 5 (0.84%) Netcool
7 5 (0.84%) OpenView
8 4 (0.67%) SCCM
9 3 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.51%) Cisco UCCX
10 2 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.34%) XenMobile
10 2 (0.34%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.17%) Nagios
11 1 (0.17%) SCOM
11 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 452 (76.22%) CheckPoint
2 429 (72.34%) Cisco
3 327 (55.14%) Juniper
4 271 (45.70%) F5
5 127 (21.42%) Websense
6 80 (13.49%) Citrix
7 78 (13.15%) McAfee
8 71 (11.97%) Microsoft
8 71 (11.97%) LogRhythm
9 66 (11.13%) Fortinet
10 63 (10.62%) Riverbed
10 63 (10.62%) VMware
11 61 (10.29%) Nokia
12 49 (8.26%) HP
13 42 (7.08%) Aruba
14 41 (6.91%) IronPort
15 40 (6.75%) SolarWinds
16 39 (6.58%) Symantec
17 36 (6.07%) Infoblox
18 33 (5.56%) TippingPoint
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + shares + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
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Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newmarket, Suffolk
Gate Hampton Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum £30000 + on call allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Benefits and training
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £40k - 48k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ARM Information Security & Communications
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Gonnadoo
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Leatherhead, Surrey
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
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