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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 610 576 531
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -45
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 288 348 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.31% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% 0.66% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 225 228 306
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +19.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £84,700 £63,550
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,250 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +9.65%

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
53831 52744 54847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.95% 47.62% 47.28%
Number of salaries quoted 43657 42738 45998
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -62 258 £47,500 -13.63% 26
London -19 110 £52,500 -16.00% 9
South East -50 77 £40,000 -20.00% 6
City of London +34 29 £55,000 +3.77% 6
Hampshire +4 25 £37,500 -31.19% 3
West Midlands -6 22 £43,750 -20.45%
Basingstoke +19 20 £40,000 -42.85%
Birmingham -2 20 £43,750 -35.18%
Berkshire -27 18 £51,250 +10.81% 2
Kent +20 17 £40,000 +73.91% 1
Surrey -7 17 £44,500 -16.82%
South Wales +22 15 £40,000 +22.13% 3
Wales +20 15 £40,000 +22.13% 3
Yorkshire -38 15 £50,000 +81.81% 2
Reading -8 12 £55,000 +10.00%
Maidstone - 12 £31,250 - 1
North Yorkshire - 12 £50,000 - 2
York - 12 £50,000 - 2
East of England -31 11 £45,000 - 4
Hertfordshire -3 10 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Swindon +6 9 £55,000 -
Wiltshire -2 9 £55,000 -
South West -11 9 £55,000 +51.72%
Cardiff +1 7 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Buckinghamshire - 6 £40,000 -
Letchworth - 6 £43,750 - 1
Nottingham +18 5 £40,000 - 2
Nottinghamshire +4 5 £40,000 - 2
East Midlands -4 5 £40,000 +6.66% 2
North West -17 5 £23,000 -61.66% 2

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 412 (74.50%) CheckPoint
2 409 (73.96%) Cisco
3 403 (72.88%) Firewall
4 338 (61.12%) Juniper
5 272 (49.19%) F5
6 265 (47.92%) Cisco Certification
7 257 (46.47%) Network Security
8 207 (37.43%) CCNP
9 202 (36.53%) Cisco ASA
10 164 (29.66%) Windows
11 151 (27.31%) Linux
12 144 (26.04%) Websense
13 113 (20.43%) TCP/IP
14 110 (19.89%) WAN
15 108 (19.53%) CCSE
16 104 (18.81%) McAfee
17 102 (18.44%) BGP
18 100 (18.08%) OSPF
19 91 (16.46%) LAN
20 87 (15.73%) CCNA
21 86 (15.55%) VPN
22 84 (15.19%) UNIX
22 84 (15.19%) Fortinet
23 81 (14.65%) DNS
23 81 (14.65%) Finance
24 78 (14.10%) CCSA
24 78 (14.10%) Microsoft
25 77 (13.92%) Wireless
26 72 (13.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
27 69 (12.48%) ProxySG

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 31 (5.61%) MS Exchange
2 16 (2.89%) Apache
3 7 (1.27%) Lync
4 4 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (0.72%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (0.54%) IIS
6 1 (0.18%) JBoss
6 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.18%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.18%) CMS
6 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 39 (7.05%) MS Excel
2 32 (5.79%) MS Office
3 20 (3.62%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.36%) RMDS
1 2 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.72%) SaaS
2 2 (0.36%) PaaS
2 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 403 (72.88%) Firewall
2 257 (46.47%) Network Security
3 202 (36.53%) Cisco ASA
4 113 (20.43%) TCP/IP
5 110 (19.89%) WAN
6 102 (18.44%) BGP
7 100 (18.08%) OSPF
8 91 (16.46%) LAN
9 86 (15.55%) VPN
10 81 (14.65%) DNS
11 77 (13.92%) Wireless
12 72 (13.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 63 (11.39%) Cisco PIX
14 59 (10.67%) MPLS
15 54 (9.76%) Internet
16 52 (9.40%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 51 (9.22%) Cisco IOS
18 48 (8.68%) Cisco Nexus
19 44 (7.96%) SSL
20 42 (7.59%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.18%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.72%) Metasploit
General
1 81 (14.65%) Finance
2 66 (11.93%) Telecoms
3 18 (3.25%) Manufacturing
4 13 (2.35%) Banking
4 13 (2.35%) German Language
5 8 (1.45%) Legal
6 5 (0.90%) French Language
7 3 (0.54%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.54%) Law
8 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.36%) Retail
8 2 (0.36%) Welsh Language
9 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.18%) Marketing
9 1 (0.18%) Electronics
9 1 (0.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 195 (35.26%) Network Engineer
2 155 (28.03%) Security Engineer
3 76 (13.74%) Network Security Engineer
4 60 (10.85%) Consultant
5 56 (10.13%) Support Engineer
6 53 (9.58%) Security Consultant
7 39 (7.05%) Network Support
8 37 (6.69%) Network Support Engineer
9 33 (5.97%) Network Manager
10 32 (5.79%) Account Manager
11 31 (5.61%) Firewall Engineer
12 26 (4.70%) Analyst
13 25 (4.52%) Network Consultant
14 22 (3.98%) Architect
15 21 (3.80%) Security Specialist
15 21 (3.80%) Network Security Consultant
15 21 (3.80%) Security Manager
15 21 (3.80%) Escalation Engineer
16 20 (3.62%) Network Security Manager
16 20 (3.62%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.54%) SOAP
2 2 (0.36%) CGI
2 2 (0.36%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.18%) Web Services
3 1 (0.18%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (3.98%) Clustering
2 18 (3.25%) Hedge funds
3 12 (2.17%) Fat Client
3 12 (2.17%) Thin Client
4 10 (1.81%) Computer Science
4 10 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (1.45%) Statistics
5 8 (1.45%) Smartphone
6 6 (1.08%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.72%) SecurID
8 2 (0.36%) Derivative
8 2 (0.36%) iSeries
9 1 (0.18%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.18%) DataPower
9 1 (0.18%) PKI
9 1 (0.18%) Replication
9 1 (0.18%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.18%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 164 (29.66%) Windows
2 151 (27.31%) Linux
3 84 (15.19%) UNIX
4 52 (9.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (8.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 47 (8.50%) Windows 7
7 45 (8.14%) Solaris
8 30 (5.42%) Windows XP
9 20 (3.62%) Windows 2000
10 10 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (1.45%) CentOS
12 6 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.72%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (11.75%) Information Security
2 62 (11.21%) ITIL
3 50 (9.04%) Load Balancing
4 49 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (7.78%) Network Design
6 30 (5.42%) Kalman Filter
6 30 (5.42%) Mentoring
7 29 (5.24%) Change Control
8 25 (4.52%) Low Latency
9 24 (4.34%) SIEM
10 23 (4.16%) E-Commerce
10 23 (4.16%) Coaching
11 21 (3.80%) Project Management
12 20 (3.62%) Network Management
12 20 (3.62%) Incident Management
13 18 (3.25%) PRINCE2
14 17 (3.07%) Service Delivery
14 17 (3.07%) Line Management
15 16 (2.89%) Change Management
16 15 (2.71%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 49 (8.86%) Perl
2 18 (3.25%) Shell Script
2 18 (3.25%) PowerShell
3 17 (3.07%) SQL
4 15 (2.71%) Tcl
5 14 (2.53%) PHP
5 14 (2.53%) C++
6 12 (2.17%) Python
7 8 (1.45%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.08%) Ruby
9 3 (0.54%) C
Qualifications
1 265 (47.92%) Cisco Certification
2 207 (37.43%) CCNP
3 108 (19.53%) CCSE
4 87 (15.73%) CCNA
5 78 (14.10%) CCSA
6 61 (11.03%) Security Cleared
7 52 (9.40%) JNCIS
8 49 (8.86%) CISSP
9 47 (8.50%) SC Cleared
10 40 (7.23%) CCIE
11 37 (6.69%) JNCIA
12 30 (5.42%) Degree
13 28 (5.06%) CCSP
14 14 (2.53%) Check Point Certification
15 13 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 9 (1.63%) VCP4
16 9 (1.63%) MCP
16 9 (1.63%) VCP5
17 8 (1.45%) MBCS
18 6 (1.08%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (9.76%) SLA
2 24 (4.34%) PCI DSS
3 19 (3.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 16 (2.89%) GPG13
5 13 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (1.08%) QA
7 3 (0.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 69 (12.48%) ProxySG
2 44 (7.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (7.23%) Active Directory
4 16 (2.89%) Snort
4 16 (2.89%) Squid
5 10 (1.81%) vSphere
6 6 (1.08%) vCloud
6 6 (1.08%) Nmap
7 4 (0.72%) XenServer
8 3 (0.54%) XenApp
9 2 (0.36%) NFS
9 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.36%) Postfix
10 1 (0.18%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 19 (3.44%) Norton AntiVirus
2 14 (2.53%) FortiGate
3 8 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 8 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (1.27%) CiscoWorks
4 7 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (1.08%) Nessus
6 4 (0.72%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (0.54%) Cacti
7 3 (0.54%) HP NNM
8 2 (0.36%) Puppet
8 2 (0.36%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.18%) DatAdvantage
9 1 (0.18%) WSUS
9 1 (0.18%) SCCM
9 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.18%) Netcool
9 1 (0.18%) MIMEsweeper
9 1 (0.18%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 412 (74.50%) CheckPoint
2 409 (73.96%) Cisco
3 338 (61.12%) Juniper
4 272 (49.19%) F5
5 144 (26.04%) Websense
6 104 (18.81%) McAfee
7 84 (15.19%) Fortinet
8 78 (14.10%) Microsoft
9 58 (10.49%) Citrix
10 51 (9.22%) VMware
11 50 (9.04%) Sourcefire
11 50 (9.04%) SonicWALL
12 49 (8.86%) Riverbed
13 48 (8.68%) HP
14 42 (7.59%) Nokia
15 37 (6.69%) Aruba
15 37 (6.69%) LogRhythm
16 32 (5.79%) Ruckus Wireless
17 29 (5.24%) Symantec
18 27 (4.88%) Lumension
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £52000 - £58000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Newmarket, Suffolk
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Hudson - London
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
DP Connect
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per month + Bonus, Pension, Holiday, Health care
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deloitte
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cognizant
Posted: 15 days ago
Watford
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
St. Albans
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Letchworth Garden City
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30 - £40 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago