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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 622 626 483
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -143
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 266 297 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.25% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 0.54% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 177 210 289
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%

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
50163 54730 52239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.95% 46.61% 48.01%
Number of salaries quoted 40329 44354 42629
Average salary £45,001 £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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015 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 22 May 2015. 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 +15 256 £42,500 -15.00% 31
London +10 91 £45,000 -21.73% 17
South East 0 90 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Berkshire +12 57 £47,500 -5.00% 3
City of London +49 34 £42,500 -32.00% 7
Yorkshire +17 28 £44,250 -6.84% 1
Reading -5 28 £40,000 -23.80% 1
West Yorkshire +40 25 £50,000 +8.10%
Leeds +32 24 £44,250 -4.32%
East of England +31 23 £25,000 -35.48% 2
Suffolk - 17 £25,000 - 2
Hampshire -8 13 £37,500 - 1
North West -13 11 £38,750 -7.73% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 10 £55,000 +69.23% 1
Cheshire -9 9 £25,250 -27.85% 1
Surrey +21 7 £46,250 -11.90% 1
Kent +7 7 £45,000 -20.00%
Milton Keynes -13 7 £41,500 +27.69%
Portsmouth - 7 £37,500 -
West Midlands -5 5 £48,250 +10.91% 1
Newmarket - 5 £27,500 - 1
Bracknell +9 4 £49,000 +3.15% 1
Cardiff +9 4 £42,500 -
South Wales +7 4 £42,500 -5.55%
Wales +4 4 £42,500 -5.55%
Essex +4 4 - -
Basildon - 4 - -
Canary Wharf - 4 - -
South Yorkshire -3 3 £35,000 -6.66%
Doncaster -6 3 £35,000 -6.66%

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 456 (84.29%) CheckPoint
2 443 (81.89%) Cisco
3 367 (67.84%) Firewall
4 330 (61.00%) Juniper
5 269 (49.72%) F5
6 254 (46.95%) Cisco Certification
7 245 (45.29%) Cisco ASA
8 178 (32.90%) Network Security
9 150 (27.73%) CCNP
10 140 (25.88%) Fortinet
11 130 (24.03%) TCP/IP
12 127 (23.48%) CCSE
13 120 (22.18%) Finance
14 115 (21.26%) CCNA
15 100 (18.48%) ITIL
16 96 (17.74%) WAN
17 95 (17.56%) Linux
18 93 (17.19%) NetScreen
19 91 (16.82%) Windows
20 86 (15.90%) Cisco PIX
21 84 (15.53%) IronPort
21 84 (15.53%) LAN
21 84 (15.53%) McAfee
22 81 (14.97%) HP
23 80 (14.79%) DNS
24 79 (14.60%) Information Security
25 77 (14.23%) Wireless
26 76 (14.05%) Tufin
27 74 (13.68%) Telecoms
28 73 (13.49%) Citrix

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 8 (1.48%) MS Exchange
2 5 (0.92%) OpenStack
2 5 (0.92%) Lync
3 4 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (0.55%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (2.77%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.11%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.92%) MS Office
4 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.37%) RMDS
4 1 (0.18%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.92%) Mimecast
2 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.18%) SaaS
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 367 (67.84%) Firewall
2 245 (45.29%) Cisco ASA
3 178 (32.90%) Network Security
4 130 (24.03%) TCP/IP
5 96 (17.74%) WAN
6 93 (17.19%) NetScreen
7 86 (15.90%) Cisco PIX
8 84 (15.53%) LAN
9 80 (14.79%) DNS
10 77 (14.23%) Wireless
11 63 (11.65%) Cisco ISE
12 60 (11.09%) VPN
13 57 (10.54%) OSPF
14 56 (10.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 54 (9.98%) Cisco Nexus
15 54 (9.98%) DHCP
16 50 (9.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 48 (8.87%) BGP
18 41 (7.58%) VoIP
19 39 (7.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
General
1 120 (22.18%) Finance
2 74 (13.68%) Telecoms
3 16 (2.96%) Manufacturing
4 15 (2.77%) Multimedia
5 12 (2.22%) Banking
6 11 (2.03%) Electronics
6 11 (2.03%) Marketing
7 8 (1.48%) Legal
8 5 (0.92%) French Language
8 5 (0.92%) German Language
9 4 (0.74%) Local Government
9 4 (0.74%) Retail
9 4 (0.74%) Back Office
10 3 (0.55%) Billing
10 3 (0.55%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.37%) Law
12 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.18%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 171 (31.61%) Network Engineer
2 125 (23.11%) Consultant
3 114 (21.07%) Security Engineer
4 103 (19.04%) Security Consultant
5 51 (9.43%) Senior Consultant
6 50 (9.24%) Support Engineer
7 48 (8.87%) Network Security Engineer
8 46 (8.50%) Senior Security Consultant
9 42 (7.76%) Security Specialist
9 42 (7.76%) Network Support
10 41 (7.58%) Analyst
11 38 (7.02%) Network Support Engineer
12 34 (6.28%) Technical Consultant
13 31 (5.73%) Network Specialist
13 31 (5.73%) Network Consultant
14 30 (5.55%) Network Security Consultant
15 27 (4.99%) Network Security Specialist
16 25 (4.62%) Firewall Consultant
17 24 (4.44%) Senior Network Engineer
18 23 (4.25%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.74%) Web Services
2 3 (0.55%) SOAP
3 2 (0.37%) Rendezvous
3 2 (0.37%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 49 (9.06%) Management Information System
2 15 (2.77%) Thin Client
2 15 (2.77%) Fat Client
3 13 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (2.22%) PKI
5 11 (2.03%) DTV
6 7 (1.29%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.11%) Hedge funds
7 6 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (0.92%) CESG
8 5 (0.92%) CMDB
8 5 (0.92%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.74%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.74%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.55%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.55%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.55%) FlexPod
10 3 (0.55%) IPTV
11 2 (0.37%) Statistics
11 2 (0.37%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 95 (17.56%) Linux
2 91 (16.82%) Windows
3 52 (9.61%) UNIX
4 28 (5.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (5.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (4.99%) Solaris
6 22 (4.07%) Windows 2000
7 6 (1.11%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.55%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.55%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (18.48%) ITIL
2 79 (14.60%) Information Security
3 44 (8.13%) Service Delivery
4 41 (7.58%) Mentoring
5 37 (6.84%) Load Balancing
6 32 (5.91%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (4.99%) SIEM
8 26 (4.81%) Line Management
8 26 (4.81%) Change Management
9 22 (4.07%) Kalman Filter
10 21 (3.88%) Network Monitoring
11 20 (3.70%) Project Management
12 19 (3.51%) Migration
13 18 (3.33%) Change Control
14 17 (3.14%) Incident Management
15 16 (2.96%) Network Design
16 15 (2.77%) Capacity Planning
17 14 (2.59%) Network Management
17 14 (2.59%) E-Commerce
18 13 (2.40%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 9 (1.66%) Perl
2 8 (1.48%) Python
3 7 (1.29%) SQL
4 6 (1.11%) C
5 5 (0.92%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.37%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.37%) C++
6 2 (0.37%) PHP
7 1 (0.18%) Tcl
7 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.18%) Korn
Qualifications
1 254 (46.95%) Cisco Certification
2 150 (27.73%) CCNP
3 127 (23.48%) CCSE
4 115 (21.26%) CCNA
5 67 (12.38%) Security Cleared
6 61 (11.28%) CCIE
7 59 (10.91%) JNCIS
8 54 (9.98%) SC Cleared
9 46 (8.50%) CCSA
10 43 (7.95%) CISSP
11 35 (6.47%) Degree
12 12 (2.22%) JNCIP
13 11 (2.03%) JNCIA
14 9 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (1.29%) CISM
16 6 (1.11%) CEH
16 6 (1.11%) MCSE
17 5 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
17 5 (0.92%) HP MASE
18 3 (0.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (8.69%) SLA
2 34 (6.28%) PCI DSS
3 28 (5.18%) GPG13
3 28 (5.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (2.59%) QA
5 8 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (8.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (6.10%) ProxySG
3 28 (5.18%) Squid
3 28 (5.18%) Active Directory
4 13 (2.40%) XenServer
5 3 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.37%) Sendmail
6 2 (0.37%) XenApp
6 2 (0.37%) Snort
7 1 (0.18%) Firmware
7 1 (0.18%) vSphere
7 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (2.96%) CiscoWorks
2 12 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
3 11 (2.03%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (1.48%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (1.29%) FortiGate
6 5 (0.92%) Nagios
6 5 (0.92%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (0.74%) OpenView
8 3 (0.55%) HP NNM
9 2 (0.37%) SCCM
9 2 (0.37%) MIMEsweeper
9 2 (0.37%) MAILsweeper
10 1 (0.18%) OPNET
10 1 (0.18%) Nessus
10 1 (0.18%) Nmap
10 1 (0.18%) DatAdvantage
10 1 (0.18%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 456 (84.29%) CheckPoint
2 443 (81.89%) Cisco
3 330 (61.00%) Juniper
4 269 (49.72%) F5
5 140 (25.88%) Fortinet
6 84 (15.53%) IronPort
6 84 (15.53%) McAfee
7 81 (14.97%) HP
8 76 (14.05%) Tufin
9 73 (13.49%) Citrix
10 67 (12.38%) Websense
11 50 (9.24%) VMware
12 49 (9.06%) Microsoft
13 48 (8.87%) Sourcefire
14 44 (8.13%) SolarWinds
15 38 (7.02%) Infoblox
16 36 (6.65%) Crossbeam
16 36 (6.65%) Aruba
17 30 (5.55%) Nokia
18 27 (4.99%) Mitel
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £24,640 to £31,860 per annum depending on skills and experience
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Salary is approx 45-55k base + bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 21 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 50% Bonus + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
People Source
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + 15% Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + training + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + OTE + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago