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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 597 537 519
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -18
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 315 379 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.35% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 0.74% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 250 260 298
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £90,000 £60,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

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
54224 51451 53768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.58% 47.30% 47.58%
Number of salaries quoted 43308 42193 44866
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 £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 24 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 24 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 -66 287 £49,000 -10.90% 30
London -37 114 £55,000 -12.00% 13
South East -28 88 £44,000 -16.19% 10
Birmingham +14 32 £50,000 -23.07% 2
West Midlands +9 32 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Berkshire -29 27 £50,000 +20.84% 3
Hampshire +3 23 £45,000 -28.00% 4
Reading +2 21 £50,000 +11.11% 3
City of London -2 21 £57,500 +11.65% 3
Surrey -2 20 £44,000 -18.13% 1
Basingstoke +24 19 £45,000 -35.71%
East of England -5 18 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Kent +18 17 £40,000 +77.77%
South Wales +19 15 £40,000 +23.07% 7
Wales +11 15 £40,000 +23.07% 7
Hertfordshire -8 14 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Yorkshire -62 13 £50,000 +21.21%
Maidstone - 10 £32,000 -
Camberley +9 9 £44,000 +104.65%
South West -22 9 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Letchworth - 9 £42,500 -
Swindon +7 8 £55,000 - 1
Wiltshire -1 8 £55,000 - 1
Bridgend - 8 £40,750 - 2
West Yorkshire -44 7 £54,000 +96.36%
York +6 6 £50,000 +5.26%
North Yorkshire -9 6 £50,000 +5.26%
Chertsey - 5 £40,000 -
Stevenage +10 4 £45,000 +20.00%
Leeds -22 4 £56,250 +18.42%

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 420 (75.27%) CheckPoint
2 412 (73.84%) Firewall
3 398 (71.33%) Cisco
4 353 (63.26%) Juniper
5 265 (47.49%) F5
6 257 (46.06%) Cisco Certification
7 254 (45.52%) Network Security
8 209 (37.46%) CCNP
9 191 (34.23%) Cisco ASA
10 164 (29.39%) Windows
11 158 (28.32%) Linux
12 147 (26.34%) Websense
13 120 (21.51%) TCP/IP
14 113 (20.25%) CCSE
15 105 (18.82%) WAN
16 97 (17.38%) BGP
17 96 (17.20%) OSPF
18 93 (16.67%) VPN
19 87 (15.59%) LAN
20 85 (15.23%) UNIX
21 84 (15.05%) McAfee
22 82 (14.70%) Wireless
23 80 (14.34%) Fortinet
24 78 (13.98%) Finance
25 77 (13.80%) CCNA
25 77 (13.80%) Microsoft
26 76 (13.62%) ProxySG
27 75 (13.44%) CCSA
28 72 (12.90%) DNS
29 71 (12.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 27 (4.84%) MS Exchange
2 16 (2.87%) Apache
3 8 (1.43%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.72%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.54%) IIS
6 3 (0.54%) Lync
7 1 (0.18%) JBoss
7 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.18%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.18%) CMS
Applications
1 35 (6.27%) MS Excel
2 31 (5.56%) MS Office
3 21 (3.76%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.72%) 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
2 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 412 (73.84%) Firewall
2 254 (45.52%) Network Security
3 191 (34.23%) Cisco ASA
4 120 (21.51%) TCP/IP
5 105 (18.82%) WAN
6 97 (17.38%) BGP
7 96 (17.20%) OSPF
8 93 (16.67%) VPN
9 87 (15.59%) LAN
10 82 (14.70%) Wireless
11 72 (12.90%) DNS
12 71 (12.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 65 (11.65%) Cisco PIX
14 58 (10.39%) SSL
15 56 (10.04%) Internet
15 56 (10.04%) MPLS
16 48 (8.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 41 (7.35%) Cisco IOS
17 41 (7.35%) Cisco Nexus
18 40 (7.17%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.58%) 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 7 (1.25%) Metasploit
General
1 78 (13.98%) Finance
2 68 (12.19%) Telecoms
3 18 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 18 (3.23%) German Language
4 9 (1.61%) French Language
4 9 (1.61%) Banking
5 8 (1.43%) Legal
6 3 (0.54%) Law
6 3 (0.54%) Retail
6 3 (0.54%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.18%) Electronics
8 1 (0.18%) Advertising
8 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 175 (31.36%) Network Engineer
2 157 (28.14%) Security Engineer
3 73 (13.08%) Consultant
4 68 (12.19%) Network Security Engineer
5 59 (10.57%) Security Consultant
6 55 (9.86%) Support Engineer
7 38 (6.81%) Account Manager
7 38 (6.81%) Network Manager
8 37 (6.63%) Network Support
9 34 (6.09%) Network Support Engineer
10 31 (5.56%) Firewall Engineer
11 30 (5.38%) Network Consultant
12 28 (5.02%) Security Manager
13 25 (4.48%) Architect
14 23 (4.12%) Network Security Consultant
14 23 (4.12%) Network Security Manager
15 22 (3.94%) Analyst
15 22 (3.94%) Sales Manager
15 22 (3.94%) Escalation Engineer
16 20 (3.58%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.72%) Rendezvous
2 3 (0.54%) SOAP
3 1 (0.18%) Web Services
3 1 (0.18%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.30%) Clustering
2 17 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 13 (2.33%) Hedge funds
4 11 (1.97%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.61%) Fat Client
5 9 (1.61%) Thin Client
5 9 (1.61%) Smartphone
6 8 (1.43%) Statistics
7 6 (1.08%) SecurID
8 4 (0.72%) Performance Metrics
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%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.18%) DTV
11 1 (0.18%) PKI
11 1 (0.18%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 164 (29.39%) Windows
2 158 (28.32%) Linux
3 85 (15.23%) UNIX
4 55 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (8.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 45 (8.06%) Solaris
7 41 (7.35%) Windows 7
8 28 (5.02%) Windows XP
9 18 (3.23%) Windows 2000
10 13 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (1.43%) CentOS
13 7 (1.25%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (12.01%) Information Security
2 64 (11.47%) ITIL
3 56 (10.04%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (9.86%) Load Balancing
5 41 (7.35%) Network Design
6 29 (5.20%) Project Management
7 28 (5.02%) SIEM
8 27 (4.84%) Mentoring
9 26 (4.66%) Coaching
9 26 (4.66%) Change Control
10 25 (4.48%) Low Latency
11 24 (4.30%) Kalman Filter
11 24 (4.30%) Incident Management
11 24 (4.30%) E-Commerce
12 22 (3.94%) PRINCE2
12 22 (3.94%) Network Management
13 20 (3.58%) Risk Assessment
14 16 (2.87%) Service Delivery
14 16 (2.87%) Change Management
15 13 (2.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 51 (9.14%) Perl
2 20 (3.58%) PowerShell
3 19 (3.41%) SQL
4 18 (3.23%) Shell Script
5 15 (2.69%) Tcl
6 14 (2.51%) PHP
6 14 (2.51%) C++
7 13 (2.33%) Bash Shell
8 11 (1.97%) Python
9 9 (1.61%) Ruby
10 3 (0.54%) C
Qualifications
1 257 (46.06%) Cisco Certification
2 209 (37.46%) CCNP
3 113 (20.25%) CCSE
4 77 (13.80%) CCNA
5 75 (13.44%) CCSA
6 56 (10.04%) CISSP
7 54 (9.68%) Security Cleared
8 49 (8.78%) JNCIS
9 42 (7.53%) SC Cleared
10 37 (6.63%) CCIE
11 35 (6.27%) JNCIA
12 28 (5.02%) CCSP
13 27 (4.84%) Degree
14 14 (2.51%) Check Point Certification
15 13 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 8 (1.43%) VCP5
16 8 (1.43%) VCP4
16 8 (1.43%) MBCS
16 8 (1.43%) MCP
17 5 (0.90%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (8.96%) SLA
2 23 (4.12%) PCI DSS
3 21 (3.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 18 (3.23%) GPG13
5 12 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (1.79%) QA
7 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 76 (13.62%) ProxySG
2 42 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (6.99%) Active Directory
4 24 (4.30%) Snort
5 18 (3.23%) Squid
6 11 (1.97%) Nmap
7 8 (1.43%) 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%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (3.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 14 (2.51%) FortiGate
3 11 (1.97%) Nessus
4 10 (1.79%) Cacti
5 9 (1.61%) Cisco Prime
6 8 (1.43%) CiscoWorks
6 8 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (0.54%) HP NNM
10 2 (0.36%) Netcool
10 2 (0.36%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.36%) Puppet
11 1 (0.18%) MIMEsweeper
11 1 (0.18%) MAILsweeper
11 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.18%) WSUS
11 1 (0.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 420 (75.27%) CheckPoint
2 398 (71.33%) Cisco
3 353 (63.26%) Juniper
4 265 (47.49%) F5
5 147 (26.34%) Websense
6 84 (15.05%) McAfee
7 80 (14.34%) Fortinet
8 77 (13.80%) Microsoft
9 55 (9.86%) Citrix
10 52 (9.32%) Riverbed
11 51 (9.14%) LogRhythm
12 49 (8.78%) VMware
13 45 (8.06%) Sourcefire
14 40 (7.17%) Nokia
15 39 (6.99%) Ruckus Wireless
15 39 (6.99%) Aruba
15 39 (6.99%) SonicWALL
16 36 (6.45%) HP
17 30 (5.38%) Symantec
18 29 (5.20%) Lumension
London
Bloomberg Careers
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40k - 60k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
UK
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40k per year + Bonus + Overtime
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £42000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
North London
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
North London
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
South East London
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
South East London
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago