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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 747 695 711
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +16
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 174 271 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.52% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 125 194 218
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £38,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+11.84% -14.60%

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
43003 51762 56312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.30% 46.77% 46.58%
Number of salaries quoted 35022 41797 45555
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 £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 June 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 June 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 -51 156 £46,250 +15.62% 9
South East +16 70 £45,000 +4.04% 3
London +7 61 £57,500 +27.77% 3
Berkshire -13 37 £48,000 -12.72% 1
Reading +3 22 £50,000 -9.09%
Surrey +27 13 £42,500 -19.04%
Kent +24 11 £42,500 +91.01%
Edinburgh +22 11 £34,500 -56.87%
Scotland +15 11 £34,500 -49.81%
Hampshire +2 11 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Maidstone - 11 £42,500 -
City of London +22 8 £51,500 +3.00% 1
East of England +21 7 £34,500 +38.00% 1
Yorkshire +15 7 £38,000 +8.57% 1
West Yorkshire +5 7 £38,000 +20.63% 1
Bracknell -5 7 £49,000 +1.03% 1
Camberley - 7 £33,500 -
Leeds +16 6 £38,000 +20.63% 1
Suffolk -3 6 £30,750 +23.00%
Wimbledon -7 6 £36,250 +15.07%
Southampton +7 5 £50,000 +25.00%
Newmarket -2 5 £34,500 +25.45%
South West - 5 £63,750 - 1
Wales +10 3 £37,500 -6.25% 1
South Wales +6 3 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Gloucestershire - 3 - -
Gloucester - 3 - -
West Midlands -24 2 £56,500 -
North East - 2 £40,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £40,000 -

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 322 (80.90%) Cisco
2 269 (67.59%) Juniper
3 249 (62.56%) CheckPoint
4 239 (60.05%) Firewall
5 236 (59.30%) F5
6 163 (40.95%) Cisco ASA
7 159 (39.95%) Cisco Certification
8 147 (36.93%) Network Security
9 128 (32.16%) Palo Alto
10 115 (28.89%) CCNP
11 103 (25.88%) Windows
12 97 (24.37%) TCP/IP
13 95 (23.87%) Linux
14 83 (20.85%) VPN
15 79 (19.85%) ITIL
16 73 (18.34%) Presales
17 70 (17.59%) Forcepoint
18 69 (17.34%) WAN
19 66 (16.58%) Finance
19 66 (16.58%) SIEM
19 66 (16.58%) Riverbed
20 59 (14.82%) MPLS
20 59 (14.82%) Degree
21 55 (13.82%) Wireless
21 55 (13.82%) OSPF
21 55 (13.82%) CCIE
21 55 (13.82%) Fortinet
22 54 (13.57%) ArcSight
23 50 (12.56%) LAN
24 49 (12.31%) CCNA

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 13 (3.27%) MS Exchange
2 9 (2.26%) Skype for Business
3 5 (1.26%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (1.01%) JBoss
4 4 (1.01%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.01%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.25%) IIS
7 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (1.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.25%) MS Office
3 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.26%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 239 (60.05%) Firewall
2 163 (40.95%) Cisco ASA
3 147 (36.93%) Network Security
4 97 (24.37%) TCP/IP
5 83 (20.85%) VPN
6 69 (17.34%) WAN
7 59 (14.82%) MPLS
8 55 (13.82%) OSPF
8 55 (13.82%) Wireless
9 50 (12.56%) LAN
10 44 (11.06%) BGP
10 44 (11.06%) VoIP
11 43 (10.80%) Cisco Nexus
12 41 (10.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 38 (9.55%) Cisco PIX
14 37 (9.30%) DNS
15 36 (9.05%) SSL
16 34 (8.54%) EIGRP
17 30 (7.54%) DHCP
18 26 (6.53%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.52%) Big Data
1 18 (4.52%) Hadoop
1 18 (4.52%) NoSQL
2 8 (2.01%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.76%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.26%) MS Access
5 4 (1.01%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 66 (16.58%) Finance
2 38 (9.55%) German Language
3 35 (8.79%) French Language
4 25 (6.28%) Spanish Language
5 22 (5.53%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.76%) Banking
6 11 (2.76%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.01%) Legal
8 7 (1.76%) Billing
9 4 (1.01%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.25%) Back Office
10 1 (0.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 157 (39.45%) Network Engineer
2 98 (24.62%) Security Engineer
3 74 (18.59%) Support Engineer
4 69 (17.34%) Consultant
5 61 (15.33%) Network Security Engineer
6 60 (15.08%) Security Consultant
7 58 (14.57%) Cisco Engineer
8 42 (10.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 40 (10.05%) Network Support
10 39 (9.80%) Network Consultant
11 38 (9.55%) Network Security Consultant
12 36 (9.05%) Network Support Engineer
13 26 (6.53%) Juniper Engineer
13 26 (6.53%) Senior Network Engineer
14 25 (6.28%) Analyst
14 25 (6.28%) NOC Engineer
15 24 (6.03%) Cisco Support
16 22 (5.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 20 (5.03%) Architect
18 19 (4.77%) Field Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.01%) Middleware
1 4 (1.01%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.25%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.25%) REST
2 1 (0.25%) SOAP
2 1 (0.25%) Web Services
2 1 (0.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.80%) Data Centre
2 35 (8.79%) RSA SecurID
3 31 (7.79%) Security Operations Centre
4 23 (5.78%) Management Information System
5 21 (5.28%) Cyberthreat
6 20 (5.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 12 (3.02%) Driving Licence
8 10 (2.51%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.76%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.76%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.26%) iPhone
10 5 (1.26%) Replication
11 3 (0.75%) Clustering
11 3 (0.75%) Equities
11 3 (0.75%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.50%) PKI
13 1 (0.25%) FMCG
13 1 (0.25%) Physics
13 1 (0.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 103 (25.88%) Windows
2 95 (23.87%) Linux
3 32 (8.04%) Unix
4 26 (6.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (6.03%) Solaris
6 23 (5.78%) Windows 2000
7 22 (5.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (3.52%) Windows Server
9 10 (2.51%) Windows 7
10 8 (2.01%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.26%) Android
11 5 (1.26%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.01%) Windows NT
12 4 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (19.85%) ITIL
2 73 (18.34%) Presales
3 66 (16.58%) SIEM
4 46 (11.56%) Service Delivery
5 32 (8.04%) Security Operations
6 26 (6.53%) Cybersecurity
7 25 (6.28%) Network Design
8 23 (5.78%) Information Security
8 23 (5.78%) Threat Analysis
9 22 (5.53%) Kalman Filter
9 22 (5.53%) Mentoring
10 21 (5.28%) Migration
11 20 (5.03%) Analytics
11 20 (5.03%) Technical Architecture
12 19 (4.77%) Data Analytics
13 18 (4.52%) Coaching
13 18 (4.52%) Requirements Management
13 18 (4.52%) System Testing
14 15 (3.77%) Risk Management
15 14 (3.52%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (5.78%) SQL
2 4 (1.01%) C
3 2 (0.50%) Python
4 1 (0.25%) Perl
4 1 (0.25%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 159 (39.95%) Cisco Certification
2 115 (28.89%) CCNP
3 59 (14.82%) Degree
4 55 (13.82%) CCIE
5 49 (12.31%) CCNA
6 38 (9.55%) Security Cleared
7 34 (8.54%) SC Cleared
8 29 (7.29%) JNCIS
9 28 (7.04%) CCSE
10 23 (5.78%) JNCIP
11 14 (3.52%) CISSP
12 11 (2.76%) CCSA
13 10 (2.51%) CCVP
14 9 (2.26%) CCSP
15 8 (2.01%) JNCIA
16 5 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
16 5 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
17 4 (1.01%) CCDP
17 4 (1.01%) CompTIA Security+
17 4 (1.01%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.78%) SLA
2 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.25%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.25%) QA
System Software
1 49 (12.31%) ProxySG
2 26 (6.53%) Active Directory
3 21 (5.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (2.76%) XenApp
5 4 (1.01%) ISA Server
5 4 (1.01%) NDS
5 4 (1.01%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 4 (1.01%) Squid
5 4 (1.01%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.50%) vCloud
6 2 (0.50%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.25%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.25%) Firmware
7 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.25%) Snort
7 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (7.04%) FortiGate
2 18 (4.52%) Cisco CUCM
3 11 (2.76%) Cisco Prime
3 11 (2.76%) SCCM
4 9 (2.26%) Nagios
5 4 (1.01%) BladeLogic
5 4 (1.01%) Control-M
5 4 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (1.01%) MIMEsweeper
5 4 (1.01%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (1.01%) Oracle Identity Management
5 4 (1.01%) RSA enVision
6 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.50%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.25%) Nessus
8 1 (0.25%) Proventia
8 1 (0.25%) QRadar
8 1 (0.25%) Simpana
Vendors
1 322 (80.90%) Cisco
2 269 (67.59%) Juniper
3 249 (62.56%) CheckPoint
4 236 (59.30%) F5
5 128 (32.16%) Palo Alto
6 70 (17.59%) Forcepoint
7 66 (16.58%) Riverbed
8 55 (13.82%) Fortinet
9 54 (13.57%) ArcSight
10 35 (8.79%) Intel Security
11 34 (8.54%) AlgoSec
11 34 (8.54%) Qualys
12 33 (8.29%) HP
12 33 (8.29%) Sourcefire
13 32 (8.04%) Citrix
14 31 (7.79%) VMware
15 30 (7.54%) Cyber-Ark
16 29 (7.29%) SolarWinds
17 25 (6.28%) Crossbeam
18 21 (5.28%) FireEye
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
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Salary: 50000 - 70000 + shift allowance + car + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £54000 Per Annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £35K + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus package
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