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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 603 537 525
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -12
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 318 373 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.35% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 0.72% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 258 258 296
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,600 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £90,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
54511 51481 54694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.74% 47.64% 48.15%
Number of salaries quoted 43448 42187 45614
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -64 290 £49,000 -10.90% 31
London -49 109 £53,000 -15.20% 15
South East -14 91 £44,000 -16.19% 12
Birmingham +18 33 £50,000 -
West Midlands +13 33 £50,000 -
Berkshire -14 30 £46,250 +14.90% 4
Reading +8 25 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Hampshire +8 24 £45,000 -28.00% 2
East of England +2 21 £45,000 +20.00% 2
City of London -19 21 £55,000 +11.11% 5
Basingstoke +25 18 £45,000 -35.71%
Kent +20 18 £40,000 +90.47% 1
Surrey -5 18 £44,000 -18.13% 3
Wales +20 15 £40,000 +23.07% 6
South Wales +18 15 £40,000 +23.07% 6
Hertfordshire -7 15 £45,000 +20.00%
Yorkshire -54 14 £52,000 +15.55% 1
Maidstone - 11 £26,500 - 1
Camberley +8 9 £44,000 +104.65% 3
Letchworth - 9 £42,500 -
South West -23 8 £55,000 +37.50% 1
West Yorkshire -40 8 £54,000 +72.80% 1
Bridgend - 8 £40,750 - 2
Swindon +7 7 £55,000 - 1
Wiltshire +3 7 £55,000 - 1
York +4 6 £50,000 +8.10%
North Yorkshire -12 6 £50,000 +8.10%
Chertsey - 5 £40,000 -
Stevenage +9 4 £45,000 +20.00%
Leeds -36 4 £56,250 +18.42% 1

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 421 (75.58%) CheckPoint
2 412 (73.97%) Firewall
3 392 (70.38%) Cisco
4 350 (62.84%) Juniper
5 260 (46.68%) F5
6 256 (45.96%) Network Security
7 254 (45.60%) Cisco Certification
8 210 (37.70%) CCNP
9 185 (33.21%) Cisco ASA
10 164 (29.44%) Windows
11 154 (27.65%) Linux
12 144 (25.85%) Websense
13 118 (21.18%) TCP/IP
14 116 (20.83%) CCSE
15 101 (18.13%) WAN
16 94 (16.88%) BGP
16 94 (16.88%) OSPF
17 93 (16.70%) VPN
18 83 (14.90%) LAN
18 83 (14.90%) UNIX
19 81 (14.54%) ProxySG
19 81 (14.54%) Wireless
20 80 (14.36%) McAfee
21 79 (14.18%) Finance
22 78 (14.00%) Fortinet
23 77 (13.82%) CCSA
24 76 (13.64%) Microsoft
25 75 (13.46%) CCNA
26 69 (12.39%) Telecoms
26 69 (12.39%) Information Security

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 26 (4.67%) MS Exchange
2 16 (2.87%) Apache
3 9 (1.62%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (0.72%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.54%) Lync
6 3 (0.54%) IIS
7 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.18%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.18%) CMS
Applications
1 32 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 29 (5.21%) MS Office
3 21 (3.77%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.54%) RMDS
2 2 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.90%) SaaS
2 2 (0.36%) PaaS
3 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 412 (73.97%) Firewall
2 256 (45.96%) Network Security
3 185 (33.21%) Cisco ASA
4 118 (21.18%) TCP/IP
5 101 (18.13%) WAN
6 94 (16.88%) OSPF
6 94 (16.88%) BGP
7 93 (16.70%) VPN
8 83 (14.90%) LAN
9 81 (14.54%) Wireless
10 69 (12.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 67 (12.03%) DNS
12 61 (10.95%) Cisco PIX
13 59 (10.59%) SSL
14 57 (10.23%) MPLS
15 56 (10.05%) Internet
16 46 (8.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 42 (7.54%) Cisco Nexus
17 42 (7.54%) NetScreen
18 39 (7.00%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.18%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (1.44%) Metasploit
General
1 79 (14.18%) Finance
2 69 (12.39%) Telecoms
3 21 (3.77%) German Language
4 17 (3.05%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.97%) French Language
6 8 (1.44%) Banking
6 8 (1.44%) Legal
7 3 (0.54%) Law
7 3 (0.54%) Retail
7 3 (0.54%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.18%) Electronics
9 1 (0.18%) Advertising
9 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 173 (31.06%) Network Engineer
2 156 (28.01%) Security Engineer
3 76 (13.64%) Consultant
4 69 (12.39%) Network Security Engineer
5 61 (10.95%) Security Consultant
6 53 (9.52%) Support Engineer
7 37 (6.64%) Network Manager
8 36 (6.46%) Network Support
8 36 (6.46%) Account Manager
9 33 (5.92%) Network Support Engineer
10 32 (5.75%) Network Consultant
11 31 (5.57%) Firewall Engineer
12 30 (5.39%) Security Manager
13 24 (4.31%) Network Security Consultant
14 23 (4.13%) Network Security Manager
15 22 (3.95%) Architect
15 22 (3.95%) Analyst
15 22 (3.95%) Sales Manager
16 21 (3.77%) Escalation Engineer
17 19 (3.41%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.54%) SOAP
1 3 (0.54%) Rendezvous
2 1 (0.18%) CSS
2 1 (0.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.31%) Clustering
2 18 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (2.69%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.33%) Hedge funds
5 10 (1.80%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.62%) Fat Client
6 9 (1.62%) Thin Client
6 9 (1.62%) Smartphone
7 7 (1.26%) Statistics
8 6 (1.08%) SecurID
9 3 (0.54%) Replication
10 2 (0.36%) iSeries
10 2 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.18%) DataPower
11 1 (0.18%) DTV
11 1 (0.18%) PKI
11 1 (0.18%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 164 (29.44%) Windows
2 154 (27.65%) Linux
3 83 (14.90%) UNIX
4 56 (10.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (8.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 43 (7.72%) Solaris
7 38 (6.82%) Windows 7
8 26 (4.67%) Windows XP
9 16 (2.87%) Windows 2000
10 14 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (1.44%) FreeBSD
12 8 (1.44%) CentOS
13 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (12.39%) Information Security
2 66 (11.85%) ITIL
3 58 (10.41%) Load Balancing
4 56 (10.05%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (7.18%) Network Design
6 31 (5.57%) Project Management
6 31 (5.57%) SIEM
7 27 (4.85%) Mentoring
7 27 (4.85%) Coaching
8 25 (4.49%) Low Latency
8 25 (4.49%) Change Control
8 25 (4.49%) Incident Management
9 24 (4.31%) E-Commerce
10 23 (4.13%) PRINCE2
11 22 (3.95%) Risk Assessment
11 22 (3.95%) Kalman Filter
12 20 (3.59%) Network Management
13 17 (3.05%) Service Delivery
14 16 (2.87%) Vulnerability Management
15 15 (2.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (9.16%) Perl
2 21 (3.77%) PowerShell
3 20 (3.59%) SQL
4 16 (2.87%) Shell Script
5 15 (2.69%) Tcl
6 14 (2.51%) Bash Shell
7 13 (2.33%) PHP
7 13 (2.33%) C++
8 10 (1.80%) Ruby
8 10 (1.80%) Python
9 2 (0.36%) C
Qualifications
1 254 (45.60%) Cisco Certification
2 210 (37.70%) CCNP
3 116 (20.83%) CCSE
4 77 (13.82%) CCSA
5 75 (13.46%) CCNA
6 61 (10.95%) CISSP
7 52 (9.34%) Security Cleared
8 48 (8.62%) JNCIS
9 42 (7.54%) SC Cleared
10 36 (6.46%) JNCIA
11 35 (6.28%) CCIE
12 28 (5.03%) CCSP
13 26 (4.67%) Degree
14 14 (2.51%) Check Point Certification
15 13 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 8 (1.44%) VCP5
16 8 (1.44%) VCP4
16 8 (1.44%) MBCS
16 8 (1.44%) MCP
17 6 (1.08%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (8.26%) SLA
2 23 (4.13%) PCI DSS
3 21 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 18 (3.23%) GPG13
5 12 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (1.97%) QA
7 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 81 (14.54%) ProxySG
2 41 (7.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (7.00%) Active Directory
4 26 (4.67%) Snort
5 18 (3.23%) Squid
6 12 (2.15%) Nmap
7 8 (1.44%) vSphere
8 6 (1.08%) vCloud
9 5 (0.90%) XenApp
10 4 (0.72%) XenServer
11 2 (0.36%) Postfix
11 2 (0.36%) NFS
12 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (3.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 14 (2.51%) FortiGate
2 14 (2.51%) Nessus
3 10 (1.80%) Cacti
3 10 (1.80%) Cisco Prime
4 8 (1.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (1.26%) CiscoWorks
5 7 (1.26%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (0.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (0.54%) HP NNM
9 2 (0.36%) Netcool
9 2 (0.36%) Puppet
9 2 (0.36%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.18%) WSUS
10 1 (0.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 421 (75.58%) CheckPoint
2 392 (70.38%) Cisco
3 350 (62.84%) Juniper
4 260 (46.68%) F5
5 144 (25.85%) Websense
6 80 (14.36%) McAfee
7 78 (14.00%) Fortinet
8 76 (13.64%) Microsoft
9 55 (9.87%) Citrix
10 54 (9.69%) LogRhythm
11 50 (8.98%) Riverbed
12 48 (8.62%) VMware
13 42 (7.54%) Sourcefire
13 42 (7.54%) Nokia
14 38 (6.82%) Ruckus Wireless
15 37 (6.64%) Aruba
16 35 (6.28%) SonicWALL
16 35 (6.28%) HP
17 32 (5.75%) Symantec
18 29 (5.21%) Lumension
Camberley, Surrey
TEKsystems
Salary: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £65000 - £850000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + £10k bonus, £6k car, negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
EXCELerate
Salary: up to £85k & Car Allowance & Corporate Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
South East London
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
South East London
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago