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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 654 638 542
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -96
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 240 267 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.23% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 0.49% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 186 220 261
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,250 £36,050
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

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
49648 54101 50636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 45.58% 46.79% 47.26%
Number of salaries quoted 40774 42903 41451
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 £72,000 £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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +5 223 £50,000 +5.26% 20
South East -13 88 £50,000 +13.63% 6
London +23 81 £56,250 +2.27% 10
Berkshire +16 43 £53,750 +34.37% 3
Reading +12 33 £55,000 +37.50% 3
City of London +37 23 £55,000 +6.79% 2
North West +10 17 £40,000 -11.11%
South West +3 17 £49,000 -2.00% 4
Wiltshire +17 15 £49,000 -6.66% 3
Swindon +23 14 £49,000 -6.66% 3
Scotland +15 12 £55,000 +15.78%
Surrey +13 12 £52,500 +19.31% 1
Hampshire +12 12 £38,000 -15.55%
West Sussex - 12 £52,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 10 £40,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 10 £40,000 - 1
Stirling +13 9 £55,000 +15.78%
Cheshire +7 9 £19,500 -35.00%
Manchester +14 8 £40,000 -11.11%
Guildford - 8 £52,500 - 1
Crawley - 8 £52,500 -
Bracknell - 7 £38,000 -
Slough +2 6 £38,000 -33.91%
East of England -3 6 £25,000 -33.33%
Farnborough -16 6 £38,000 -27.61%
Basingstoke +13 5 £27,500 -38.88%
Kent -23 5 £40,000 +6.66%
East Midlands - 5 £62,500 -
Runcorn - 5 £19,500 -
Yorkshire +6 4 £35,000 -30.00%

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 408 (80.00%) Cisco
2 367 (71.96%) CheckPoint
3 344 (67.45%) Firewall
4 330 (64.71%) Juniper
5 267 (52.35%) F5
6 220 (43.14%) Cisco Certification
7 176 (34.51%) Cisco ASA
8 133 (26.08%) Finance
9 131 (25.69%) TCP/IP
10 124 (24.31%) Fortinet
11 122 (23.92%) WAN
12 121 (23.73%) Windows
13 120 (23.53%) Network Security
14 118 (23.14%) LAN
15 111 (21.76%) CCNP
16 110 (21.57%) Data Centre
17 97 (19.02%) HP
18 96 (18.82%) VPN
19 95 (18.63%) ITIL
20 93 (18.24%) CCNA
21 84 (16.47%) Linux
22 81 (15.88%) Telecoms
22 81 (15.88%) Security Cleared
23 78 (15.29%) CCSE
24 77 (15.10%) Microsoft
25 73 (14.31%) SSL
26 70 (13.73%) SLA
26 70 (13.73%) Wireless
27 68 (13.33%) DNS
28 66 (12.94%) Cisco PIX

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 12 (2.35%) MS Exchange
2 9 (1.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (1.57%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (0.98%) OpenStack
5 5 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.39%) Lync
7 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.59%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.20%) SaaS
2 1 (0.20%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 344 (67.45%) Firewall
2 176 (34.51%) Cisco ASA
3 131 (25.69%) TCP/IP
4 122 (23.92%) WAN
5 120 (23.53%) Network Security
6 118 (23.14%) LAN
7 96 (18.82%) VPN
8 73 (14.31%) SSL
9 70 (13.73%) Wireless
10 68 (13.33%) DNS
11 66 (12.94%) Cisco PIX
12 51 (10.00%) NetScreen
13 50 (9.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 50 (9.80%) Cisco ISE
14 48 (9.41%) Cisco Nexus
15 47 (9.22%) OSPF
16 41 (8.04%) BGP
16 41 (8.04%) VoIP
17 38 (7.45%) Internet
18 34 (6.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.78%) Hadoop
3 3 (0.59%) NoSQL
3 3 (0.59%) Big Data
4 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 133 (26.08%) Finance
2 81 (15.88%) Telecoms
3 38 (7.45%) Multimedia
4 15 (2.94%) Banking
5 14 (2.75%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.57%) German Language
7 7 (1.37%) Marketing
7 7 (1.37%) Electronics
8 6 (1.18%) French Language
9 4 (0.78%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.59%) Legal
11 2 (0.39%) Retail
11 2 (0.39%) Billing
12 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.20%) Front Office
12 1 (0.20%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 198 (38.82%) Network Engineer
2 96 (18.82%) Security Engineer
3 78 (15.29%) Consultant
4 67 (13.14%) Analyst
5 57 (11.18%) Security Consultant
6 50 (9.80%) Network Security Engineer
7 44 (8.63%) Senior Consultant
8 43 (8.43%) Support Engineer
8 43 (8.43%) Network Support
9 37 (7.25%) Senior Security Consultant
10 36 (7.06%) Network Support Engineer
10 36 (7.06%) Senior Network Engineer
11 33 (6.47%) Network Analyst
12 31 (6.08%) Firewall Consultant
13 28 (5.49%) Security Analyst
14 22 (4.31%) Design Engineer
14 22 (4.31%) Network Design Engineer
15 20 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
16 14 (2.75%) Security Specialist
17 13 (2.55%) Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.14%) 802.1X
2 8 (1.57%) SOAP
3 6 (1.18%) Web Services
4 2 (0.39%) WAP
4 2 (0.39%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 110 (21.57%) Data Centre
2 21 (4.12%) Management Information System
3 17 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 14 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.35%) PKI
5 12 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
6 9 (1.76%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.76%) Blackberry
7 8 (1.57%) Thin Client
7 8 (1.57%) Fat Client
7 8 (1.57%) Private Cloud
8 7 (1.37%) Hedge funds
8 7 (1.37%) DTV
8 7 (1.37%) Clustering
9 6 (1.18%) Statistics
10 5 (0.98%) Data Integration
10 5 (0.98%) FlexPod
11 4 (0.78%) Online Banking
12 2 (0.39%) IPTV
12 2 (0.39%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 121 (23.73%) Windows
2 84 (16.47%) Linux
3 40 (7.84%) UNIX
4 38 (7.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (6.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (4.71%) Solaris
7 20 (3.92%) Windows 2000
8 13 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (1.57%) Windows XP
9 8 (1.57%) Windows Vista
10 5 (0.98%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.20%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.20%) Android
11 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (18.63%) ITIL
2 48 (9.41%) Change Management
3 42 (8.24%) Mentoring
4 35 (6.86%) Information Security
4 35 (6.86%) Service Delivery
4 35 (6.86%) Load Balancing
5 33 (6.47%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (6.08%) Network Design
7 26 (5.10%) Capacity Planning
8 25 (4.90%) Change Control
9 22 (4.31%) Migration
10 20 (3.92%) Cyber Security
11 19 (3.73%) SIEM
11 19 (3.73%) Time Management
12 17 (3.33%) Network Management
12 17 (3.33%) Incident Management
12 17 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
13 13 (2.55%) Kalman Filter
13 13 (2.55%) Technical Architecture
13 13 (2.55%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (4.12%) Perl
2 19 (3.73%) Python
3 13 (2.55%) SQL
4 12 (2.35%) PowerShell
4 12 (2.35%) PHP
5 2 (0.39%) C
6 1 (0.20%) C++
6 1 (0.20%) Tcl
6 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.20%) Korn
6 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 220 (43.14%) Cisco Certification
2 111 (21.76%) CCNP
3 93 (18.24%) CCNA
4 81 (15.88%) Security Cleared
5 78 (15.29%) CCSE
6 61 (11.96%) SC Cleared
7 55 (10.78%) CCIE
8 45 (8.82%) CCSA
9 43 (8.43%) JNCIS
10 42 (8.24%) Degree
11 24 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
12 19 (3.73%) MCSE
13 17 (3.33%) CISSP
14 8 (1.57%) MCP
14 8 (1.57%) MCSA
15 7 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 6 (1.18%) VCAP
17 5 (0.98%) JNCIA
17 5 (0.98%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (13.73%) SLA
2 12 (2.35%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.18%) QA
4 4 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.59%) GPG13
6 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (8.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (7.65%) ProxySG
3 35 (6.86%) Active Directory
4 19 (3.73%) Hyper-V
5 12 (2.35%) ISA Server
6 5 (0.98%) XenApp
6 5 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.78%) Xen
7 4 (0.78%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.59%) Snort
8 3 (0.59%) Squid
9 1 (0.20%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.20%) Firmware
9 1 (0.20%) XenServer
9 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (3.53%) FortiGate
2 16 (3.14%) CiscoWorks
2 16 (3.14%) Cisco CUCM
3 12 (2.35%) Cisco UCCX
4 11 (2.16%) Cisco UCCE
4 11 (2.16%) CA Spectrum
4 11 (2.16%) Nagios
5 8 (1.57%) HP NNM
6 5 (0.98%) SCCM
6 5 (0.98%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.39%) OpenView
9 2 (0.39%) Nessus
9 2 (0.39%) Nmap
10 1 (0.20%) SCOM
10 1 (0.20%) MIMEsweeper
10 1 (0.20%) MAILsweeper
10 1 (0.20%) vMotion
Vendors
1 408 (80.00%) Cisco
2 367 (71.96%) CheckPoint
3 330 (64.71%) Juniper
4 267 (52.35%) F5
5 124 (24.31%) Fortinet
6 97 (19.02%) HP
7 77 (15.10%) Microsoft
8 64 (12.55%) McAfee
9 59 (11.57%) IronPort
10 58 (11.37%) Citrix
11 46 (9.02%) Websense
11 46 (9.02%) Tufin
12 44 (8.63%) VMware
13 42 (8.24%) Sourcefire
14 38 (7.45%) Nokia
15 37 (7.25%) Crossbeam
16 32 (6.27%) Aruba
17 30 (5.88%) Mitel
18 29 (5.69%) Riverbed
18 29 (5.69%) ProCurve
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Plus bonus + car allowance + corpora
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Plus bonus + car allowance + corpora
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Very competitive salary and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Salary is approx 45-55k base + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Arrows Group
Salary: £65000 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 10 days ago
Swindon
CPS Group
Salary: £45k - 53k per year + generous bonus, flexi-time, pension
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Deloitte
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago