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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 604 593 494
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -99
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 302 321 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.29% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 0.61% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 220 230 276
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
50801 52655 52912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.21% 47.03% 48.62%
Number of salaries quoted 41076 41889 43249
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 £71,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +4 285 £50,000 +5.26% 35
London +19 114 £55,000 +4.76% 15
South East -1 85 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Yorkshire +22 45 £50,000 +5.26% 9
Berkshire +21 42 £42,000 -16.00% 1
City of London +8 41 £65,000 +36.84% 3
West Yorkshire +25 31 £50,000 +8.10% 8
Leeds +34 30 £51,000 +10.27% 7
Reading +10 24 £42,000 -26.95%
Surrey +9 20 £45,000 -
North West +21 19 £45,000 -3.22% 1
Hampshire +3 16 £42,000 +6.32% 1
York +16 14 £51,250 +5.12%
North Yorkshire +16 14 £51,250 +5.12%
Cheshire +13 12 £27,500 -
East Midlands +23 9 £62,500 +66.66%
Nottinghamshire +7 9 £62,500 +66.66%
Nottingham 0 9 £62,500 +66.66%
South Wales -8 9 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Wales -11 9 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Kent +12 7 £47,500 +106.52%
Cardiff +1 7 £42,500 +26.86% 1
Slough - 7 £42,000 -
Basingstoke +17 6 £42,000 +12.00%
Farnborough +8 6 £42,000 -
Bracknell -5 6 £42,000 -11.57%
Manchester +10 5 £50,000 +7.52% 1
East of England +3 5 £25,000 -50.00% 4
West Midlands -37 5 £40,000 -8.04%
Suffolk - 4 £25,000 - 3

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 469 (83.60%) Cisco
2 462 (82.35%) CheckPoint
3 364 (64.88%) Firewall
4 304 (54.19%) Juniper
5 278 (49.55%) Cisco Certification
6 273 (48.66%) F5
7 265 (47.24%) Cisco ASA
8 224 (39.93%) Network Security
9 184 (32.80%) CCNP
10 132 (23.53%) CCSE
11 122 (21.75%) Finance
11 122 (21.75%) TCP/IP
12 120 (21.39%) Fortinet
13 118 (21.03%) CCNA
14 113 (20.14%) WAN
15 107 (19.07%) McAfee
16 98 (17.47%) DNS
17 95 (16.93%) Linux
18 94 (16.76%) Windows
19 92 (16.40%) ITIL
20 91 (16.22%) Websense
21 90 (16.04%) Wireless
22 88 (15.69%) Information Security
23 87 (15.51%) LAN
24 86 (15.33%) Cisco PIX
25 73 (13.01%) NetScreen
26 72 (12.83%) HP
26 72 (12.83%) OSPF
27 71 (12.66%) VPN
28 69 (12.30%) Citrix

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (2.85%) MS Exchange
2 10 (1.78%) Lync
3 4 (0.71%) OpenStack
4 3 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.36%) IIS
6 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.03%) MS Office
3 5 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.71%) RMDS
3 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 364 (64.88%) Firewall
2 265 (47.24%) Cisco ASA
3 224 (39.93%) Network Security
4 122 (21.75%) TCP/IP
5 113 (20.14%) WAN
6 98 (17.47%) DNS
7 90 (16.04%) Wireless
8 87 (15.51%) LAN
9 86 (15.33%) Cisco PIX
10 73 (13.01%) NetScreen
11 72 (12.83%) OSPF
12 71 (12.66%) VPN
13 68 (12.12%) DHCP
14 67 (11.94%) BGP
14 67 (11.94%) Cisco Nexus
15 65 (11.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 61 (10.87%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 52 (9.27%) VoIP
18 51 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
19 44 (7.84%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
General
1 122 (21.75%) Finance
2 61 (10.87%) Telecoms
3 16 (2.85%) Manufacturing
3 16 (2.85%) Banking
4 15 (2.67%) Multimedia
5 10 (1.78%) Legal
6 7 (1.25%) Electronics
6 7 (1.25%) Marketing
7 4 (0.71%) Local Government
7 4 (0.71%) Back Office
8 3 (0.53%) Law
8 3 (0.53%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.53%) Retail
8 3 (0.53%) Welsh Language
9 2 (0.36%) Billing
10 1 (0.18%) French Language
10 1 (0.18%) German Language
10 1 (0.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 191 (34.05%) Network Engineer
2 135 (24.06%) Security Engineer
3 110 (19.61%) Consultant
4 91 (16.22%) Security Consultant
5 64 (11.41%) Network Security Engineer
6 54 (9.63%) Support Engineer
7 44 (7.84%) Security Specialist
8 37 (6.60%) Network Support
9 36 (6.42%) Network Support Engineer
10 35 (6.24%) Network Consultant
10 35 (6.24%) Network Specialist
11 33 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
12 32 (5.70%) Analyst
12 32 (5.70%) Senior Consultant
12 32 (5.70%) Network Security Specialist
12 32 (5.70%) Network Security Consultant
13 31 (5.53%) Senior Security Consultant
14 29 (5.17%) Architect
15 23 (4.10%) Project Engineer
16 22 (3.92%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.71%) Rendezvous
2 2 (0.36%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.66%) Management Information System
2 17 (3.03%) Thin Client
2 17 (3.03%) Fat Client
3 15 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (1.60%) Hedge funds
5 7 (1.25%) Visualisation
5 7 (1.25%) PKI
5 7 (1.25%) DTV
6 6 (1.07%) Statistics
6 6 (1.07%) Computer Science
7 5 (0.89%) CMDB
7 5 (0.89%) CESG
8 4 (0.71%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.53%) Replication
9 3 (0.53%) IPTV
10 2 (0.36%) Derivative
10 2 (0.36%) Clustering
11 1 (0.18%) Open Source
11 1 (0.18%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.18%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 95 (16.93%) Linux
2 94 (16.76%) Windows
3 53 (9.45%) UNIX
4 33 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (4.81%) Solaris
6 23 (4.10%) Windows 7
7 22 (3.92%) Windows 2000
8 16 (2.85%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.18%) CentOS
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (16.40%) ITIL
2 88 (15.69%) Information Security
3 48 (8.56%) Service Delivery
4 47 (8.38%) Mentoring
5 35 (6.24%) SIEM
6 33 (5.88%) Line Management
7 32 (5.70%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (5.53%) Load Balancing
8 31 (5.53%) Kalman Filter
9 27 (4.81%) Change Management
9 27 (4.81%) Project Management
10 24 (4.28%) Network Design
10 24 (4.28%) Network Monitoring
11 22 (3.92%) Migration
12 21 (3.74%) Change Control
13 20 (3.57%) Coaching
14 17 (3.03%) Incident Management
14 17 (3.03%) E-Commerce
15 16 (2.85%) CRM
15 16 (2.85%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (1.78%) Perl
2 9 (1.60%) C
3 8 (1.43%) SQL
3 8 (1.43%) Python
4 7 (1.25%) PowerShell
5 5 (0.89%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.53%) C++
6 3 (0.53%) PHP
7 1 (0.18%) Ruby
7 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 278 (49.55%) Cisco Certification
2 184 (32.80%) CCNP
3 132 (23.53%) CCSE
4 118 (21.03%) CCNA
5 61 (10.87%) CCIE
6 59 (10.52%) JNCIS
7 58 (10.34%) CCSA
8 57 (10.16%) Security Cleared
9 51 (9.09%) CISSP
10 40 (7.13%) SC Cleared
11 34 (6.06%) Degree
12 22 (3.92%) JNCIA
13 11 (1.96%) JNCIP
14 9 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (1.43%) CCSP
15 8 (1.43%) CEH
15 8 (1.43%) CISM
16 7 (1.25%) CCDP
17 5 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
18 4 (0.71%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (9.80%) SLA
2 40 (7.13%) PCI DSS
3 32 (5.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 31 (5.53%) GPG13
5 16 (2.85%) QA
6 11 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (8.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (6.24%) ProxySG
3 32 (5.70%) Active Directory
4 31 (5.53%) Squid
5 15 (2.67%) XenServer
6 4 (0.71%) vSphere
6 4 (0.71%) Snort
7 3 (0.53%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.53%) Sendmail
8 2 (0.36%) XenApp
9 1 (0.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 19 (3.39%) McAfee ePO
2 14 (2.50%) CiscoWorks
3 13 (2.32%) Norton AntiVirus
4 12 (2.14%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (1.25%) FortiGate
6 5 (0.89%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (0.89%) Nagios
7 4 (0.71%) OpenView
8 3 (0.53%) MIMEsweeper
8 3 (0.53%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (0.36%) SCCM
9 2 (0.36%) Cacti
9 2 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.18%) DatAdvantage
10 1 (0.18%) OPNET
10 1 (0.18%) Nessus
Vendors
1 469 (83.60%) Cisco
2 462 (82.35%) CheckPoint
3 304 (54.19%) Juniper
4 273 (48.66%) F5
5 120 (21.39%) Fortinet
6 107 (19.07%) McAfee
7 91 (16.22%) Websense
8 72 (12.83%) HP
9 69 (12.30%) Citrix
10 63 (11.23%) IronPort
10 63 (11.23%) Tufin
11 62 (11.05%) Microsoft
12 53 (9.45%) VMware
13 50 (8.91%) SolarWinds
14 47 (8.38%) Sourcefire
15 41 (7.31%) Infoblox
16 40 (7.13%) Aruba
17 37 (6.60%) Riverbed
18 33 (5.88%) Nokia
19 31 (5.53%) Imperva
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + + Car and Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car
Posted: Yesterday
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £33,000 to £44,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
Gate Hampton Ltd
Salary: From £21,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits + training/certifications
Posted: 3 days ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £450000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £77,200 per annum (£70k basic + £7,200 TA) + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Please discuss
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Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £37500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago