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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 631 529 518
Rank change year-on-year
-102 -11
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 281 364 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.35% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% 0.72% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 227 267 300
Average salary £47,500 £51,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.76% +8.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,300 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
54231 50236 56405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.46% 47.78% 48.68%
Number of salaries quoted 43003 41177 47170
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -113 258 £49,000 -6.66% 25
South East -12 92 £44,000 -16.19% 7
London -117 83 £55,000 -8.33% 10
Berkshire -24 38 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Reading 0 31 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Birmingham +28 28 £52,000 - 3
West Midlands +2 28 £52,000 - 3
East of England -1 23 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Hampshire +4 19 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Surrey -8 18 £44,000 -20.00% 2
South Wales +13 16 £37,500 +15.38%
Wales +13 16 £37,500 +15.38%
Kent +14 14 £38,750 +84.52% 2
Basingstoke +11 14 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire -5 14 £45,000 +20.00% 1
City of London -27 12 £62,500 +25.00% 5
Yorkshire -56 12 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Camberley +4 9 £44,000 +104.65% 1
Bridgend - 8 £40,000 -
Maidstone - 8 £24,000 - 1
Letchworth - 8 £43,750 - 1
North West -28 7 £45,000 -35.71% 1
West Yorkshire -55 7 £54,000 +54.28% 1
South West -15 6 £50,000 +25.00%
Suffolk - 6 £25,000 -
York +4 5 £50,000 +11.11%
Swindon +3 5 £50,000 -
Wiltshire 0 5 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire -16 5 £50,000 +11.11%
Manchester - 5 £45,000 - 1

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (76.87%) CheckPoint
2 420 (71.43%) Firewall
3 411 (69.90%) Cisco
4 375 (63.78%) Juniper
5 264 (44.90%) Network Security
6 260 (44.22%) Cisco Certification
7 246 (41.84%) F5
8 226 (38.44%) CCNP
9 182 (30.95%) Cisco ASA
10 169 (28.74%) Windows
11 158 (26.87%) Linux
12 152 (25.85%) Websense
13 129 (21.94%) CCSE
14 117 (19.90%) TCP/IP
15 103 (17.52%) Finance
16 102 (17.35%) WAN
17 95 (16.16%) VPN
18 89 (15.14%) UNIX
19 87 (14.80%) OSPF
20 86 (14.63%) Wireless
21 85 (14.46%) McAfee
21 85 (14.46%) ProxySG
22 84 (14.29%) BGP
23 81 (13.78%) SSL
23 81 (13.78%) LAN
24 80 (13.61%) CCSA
25 79 (13.44%) CISSP
26 74 (12.59%) ITIL
26 74 (12.59%) Fortinet
27 72 (12.24%) LogRhythm

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 22 (3.74%) MS Exchange
2 16 (2.72%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.72%) Apache
3 4 (0.68%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.51%) Lync
5 1 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.17%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.17%) IIS
5 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.17%) CMS
Applications
1 29 (4.93%) MS Office
2 28 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 21 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) RMDS
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.02%) SaaS
2 2 (0.34%) PaaS
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 420 (71.43%) Firewall
2 264 (44.90%) Network Security
3 182 (30.95%) Cisco ASA
4 117 (19.90%) TCP/IP
5 102 (17.35%) WAN
6 95 (16.16%) VPN
7 87 (14.80%) OSPF
8 86 (14.63%) Wireless
9 84 (14.29%) BGP
10 81 (13.78%) SSL
10 81 (13.78%) LAN
11 71 (12.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 64 (10.88%) NetScreen
13 63 (10.71%) Internet
14 60 (10.20%) DNS
15 56 (9.52%) MPLS
16 53 (9.01%) Cisco PIX
17 49 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 46 (7.82%) Cisco Nexus
19 44 (7.48%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.17%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.17%) MySQL
3 1 (0.17%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 10 (1.70%) Metasploit
General
1 103 (17.52%) Finance
2 67 (11.39%) Telecoms
3 21 (3.57%) German Language
4 16 (2.72%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.87%) Legal
5 11 (1.87%) French Language
6 10 (1.70%) Banking
6 10 (1.70%) Retail
7 4 (0.68%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.51%) Advertising
8 3 (0.51%) Law
9 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.17%) Electronics
10 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 166 (28.23%) Network Engineer
2 161 (27.38%) Security Engineer
3 77 (13.10%) Consultant
4 62 (10.54%) Network Security Engineer
5 61 (10.37%) Security Consultant
6 46 (7.82%) Support Engineer
7 44 (7.48%) Network Manager
8 35 (5.95%) Account Manager
9 34 (5.78%) Network Support
10 31 (5.27%) Security Specialist
10 31 (5.27%) Firewall Engineer
11 30 (5.10%) Network Consultant
12 29 (4.93%) Network Support Engineer
12 29 (4.93%) Security Manager
13 25 (4.25%) Architect
14 22 (3.74%) Sales Manager
14 22 (3.74%) Network Security Manager
14 22 (3.74%) Network Security Consultant
15 21 (3.57%) Senior Network Engineer
16 20 (3.40%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.68%) CSS
2 3 (0.51%) SOAP
3 2 (0.34%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.25%) Management Information System
3 22 (3.74%) Clustering
4 14 (2.38%) Hedge funds
5 10 (1.70%) Computer Science
5 10 (1.70%) Fat Client
5 10 (1.70%) Thin Client
6 9 (1.53%) Smartphone
7 5 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (0.85%) SecurID
7 5 (0.85%) Statistics
8 4 (0.68%) IPTV
9 2 (0.34%) iSeries
9 2 (0.34%) Replication
9 2 (0.34%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.17%) Firmware
10 1 (0.17%) DTV
10 1 (0.17%) PKI
10 1 (0.17%) DataPower
10 1 (0.17%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 169 (28.74%) Windows
2 158 (26.87%) Linux
3 89 (15.14%) UNIX
4 56 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (7.48%) Solaris
6 42 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (5.10%) Windows 7
8 22 (3.74%) Windows XP
9 16 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (2.55%) Windows 2000
11 13 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (1.70%) FreeBSD
13 8 (1.36%) CentOS
14 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (12.59%) ITIL
2 71 (12.07%) Information Security
3 63 (10.71%) Load Balancing
4 55 (9.35%) SIEM
5 49 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (5.95%) Mentoring
7 34 (5.78%) Project Management
7 34 (5.78%) Network Design
8 31 (5.27%) Incident Management
9 30 (5.10%) Vulnerability Management
10 29 (4.93%) E-Commerce
11 27 (4.59%) Change Control
12 26 (4.42%) Coaching
12 26 (4.42%) Network Management
13 24 (4.08%) PRINCE2
13 24 (4.08%) Low Latency
14 23 (3.91%) Risk Assessment
15 20 (3.40%) Kalman Filter
16 19 (3.23%) Change Management
17 18 (3.06%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 53 (9.01%) Perl
2 24 (4.08%) PowerShell
3 20 (3.40%) SQL
4 16 (2.72%) Bash Shell
5 15 (2.55%) Tcl
6 14 (2.38%) Shell Script
7 13 (2.21%) PHP
7 13 (2.21%) C++
8 12 (2.04%) Ruby
9 10 (1.70%) Python
10 5 (0.85%) C
11 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 260 (44.22%) Cisco Certification
2 226 (38.44%) CCNP
3 129 (21.94%) CCSE
4 80 (13.61%) CCSA
5 79 (13.44%) CISSP
6 71 (12.07%) CCNA
7 61 (10.37%) Security Cleared
8 51 (8.67%) SC Cleared
9 44 (7.48%) JNCIS
10 39 (6.63%) JNCIA
11 28 (4.76%) CCIE
12 22 (3.74%) Degree
13 21 (3.57%) CCSP
14 14 (2.38%) Check Point Certification
15 11 (1.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 10 (1.70%) CEH
16 10 (1.70%) SSCP
17 7 (1.19%) MCP
17 7 (1.19%) MBCS
17 7 (1.19%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (8.84%) SLA
2 22 (3.74%) PCI DSS
3 19 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 17 (2.89%) GPG13
5 16 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (1.87%) QA
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 85 (14.46%) ProxySG
2 40 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (6.63%) Snort
4 33 (5.61%) Active Directory
5 17 (2.89%) Squid
6 15 (2.55%) Nmap
7 8 (1.36%) vSphere
8 7 (1.19%) XenServer
9 5 (0.85%) XenApp
9 5 (0.85%) vCloud
10 2 (0.34%) Postfix
10 2 (0.34%) NFS
11 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (4.25%) Nessus
2 16 (2.72%) Norton AntiVirus
3 15 (2.55%) Cacti
4 13 (2.21%) McAfee ePO
4 13 (2.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 13 (2.21%) Cisco Prime
5 11 (1.87%) CiscoWorks
5 11 (1.87%) FortiGate
6 7 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (0.68%) OpenView
9 3 (0.51%) Netcool
9 3 (0.51%) HP NNM
9 3 (0.51%) Cisco UCCX
10 2 (0.34%) Puppet
10 2 (0.34%) SCCM
10 2 (0.34%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.17%) SCOM
11 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 452 (76.87%) CheckPoint
2 411 (69.90%) Cisco
3 375 (63.78%) Juniper
4 246 (41.84%) F5
5 152 (25.85%) Websense
6 85 (14.46%) McAfee
7 74 (12.59%) Fortinet
8 72 (12.24%) LogRhythm
9 70 (11.90%) Microsoft
10 59 (10.03%) Riverbed
11 56 (9.52%) Citrix
12 53 (9.01%) Nokia
13 45 (7.65%) VMware
13 45 (7.65%) HP
14 44 (7.48%) Symantec
15 40 (6.80%) Sourcefire
16 37 (6.29%) Ruckus Wireless
17 34 (5.78%) Aruba
18 33 (5.61%) IronPort
18 33 (5.61%) Lumension
London
Acumin
Salary: £75,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: £65K, Car + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum + Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 3 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 15% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + benefits.
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40k per year + Bonus + Overtime
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum +6k bonus + car or allowance + benef
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum +6k bonus + car or allowance + benef
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Camberley
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Other
Posted: 10 days ago
England
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 10 days ago
Kent
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £55000.0000 - £60000.0000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago