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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Blue Coat Systems, Inc.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 732 748 694
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -54
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 178 219 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.44% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 125 162 226
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,250 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.50% +11.11%

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
41542 50034 53470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.62% 45.68% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 33421 41010 42290
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Blue Coat as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -4 150 £50,000 -2.83% 9
South East +37 59 £47,500 -9.52% 3
London +26 51 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Berkshire +42 44 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Reading +20 28 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Scotland +36 15 £41,250 -25.00% 1
City of London +42 14 £55,000 -2.22% 1
North West -4 13 £50,000 +156.41% 2
East of England +22 12 £35,000 +12.90%
Edinburgh +27 9 £27,500 -45.00%
Cheshire +35 8 £47,500 +143.58%
Kent +17 7 £33,750 -15.62%
Docklands, London - 6 £37,500 -
Maidenhead - 6 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire - 6 - -
West Midlands -7 5 £50,000 -
Glasgow - 5 £60,000 - 1
Chester - 5 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire +21 4 £38,000 +3.40%
Yorkshire +17 4 £38,000 -14.12%
Suffolk - 4 £27,000 -
Newmarket - 4 £27,000 -
Surrey +22 3 £53,000 -5.77% 1
Leeds +20 3 £38,000 +3.40%
Bracknell -3 3 £47,000 +23.68% 1
Cardiff +12 2 £33,000 -40.00%
South Wales +6 2 £33,000 -30.52%
Wales +2 2 £33,000 -30.52%
Essex +2 2 £35,000 +12.90%
Oxfordshire - 2 £77,500 -

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing Blue Coat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 256 (73.78%) Cisco
2 228 (65.71%) F5
3 221 (63.69%) Juniper
3 221 (63.69%) Firewall
4 218 (62.82%) CheckPoint
5 112 (32.28%) Windows
6 111 (31.99%) Palo Alto
6 111 (31.99%) Network Security
7 107 (30.84%) TCP/IP
8 102 (29.39%) Linux
9 98 (28.24%) Cisco Certification
10 83 (23.92%) Cisco ASA
11 76 (21.90%) ITIL
12 68 (19.60%) VPN
13 66 (19.02%) CCNP
14 64 (18.44%) Finance
15 62 (17.87%) Fortinet
16 61 (17.58%) Unix
17 56 (16.14%) Presales
18 53 (15.27%) Wireless
19 51 (14.70%) Sourcefire
20 49 (14.12%) ProxySG
21 46 (13.26%) German Language
22 43 (12.39%) Security Operations
23 42 (12.10%) Crossbeam
23 42 (12.10%) Degree
23 42 (12.10%) Windows Server 2008
24 41 (11.82%) LAN
24 41 (11.82%) WAN
25 40 (11.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (1.73%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.44%) Skype for Business
3 3 (0.86%) JBoss
3 3 (0.86%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.86%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.58%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.29%) IIS
5 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (1.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.86%) MS Office
3 2 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 221 (63.69%) Firewall
2 111 (31.99%) Network Security
3 107 (30.84%) TCP/IP
4 83 (23.92%) Cisco ASA
5 68 (19.60%) VPN
6 53 (15.27%) Wireless
7 41 (11.82%) LAN
7 41 (11.82%) WAN
8 40 (11.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 36 (10.37%) MPLS
10 35 (10.09%) OSPF
10 35 (10.09%) SSL
11 31 (8.93%) DNS
12 25 (7.20%) BGP
12 25 (7.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 21 (6.05%) VoIP
14 20 (5.76%) EIGRP
15 19 (5.48%) HTTP
16 18 (5.19%) RIP
17 17 (4.90%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.59%) Big Data
1 9 (2.59%) Hadoop
1 9 (2.59%) NoSQL
2 7 (2.02%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.73%) InfluxDB
3 6 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.86%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.86%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (0.58%) MS Access
5 2 (0.58%) SAP HANA
General
1 64 (18.44%) Finance
2 46 (13.26%) German Language
3 33 (9.51%) French Language
4 27 (7.78%) Telecoms
5 22 (6.34%) Banking
6 18 (5.19%) Spanish Language
7 11 (3.17%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.73%) Legal
9 3 (0.86%) Back Office
9 3 (0.86%) Billing
9 3 (0.86%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 110 (31.70%) Network Engineer
2 96 (27.67%) Security Engineer
3 50 (14.41%) Support Engineer
4 49 (14.12%) Network Security Engineer
5 48 (13.83%) Consultant
6 42 (12.10%) Security Consultant
7 40 (11.53%) Juniper Engineer
8 28 (8.07%) Analyst
9 26 (7.49%) Field Engineer
9 26 (7.49%) Field Support Engineer
10 24 (6.92%) Linux Engineer
10 24 (6.92%) Network Support
11 21 (6.05%) Architect
12 18 (5.19%) Network Support Engineer
13 16 (4.61%) Network Consultant
13 16 (4.61%) Security Specialist
14 15 (4.32%) Cisco Engineer
14 15 (4.32%) Network Security Consultant
14 15 (4.32%) Senior Network Engineer
15 14 (4.03%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.15%) Regular Expression
1 4 (1.15%) SAML
2 3 (0.86%) HTML
2 3 (0.86%) Middleware
2 3 (0.86%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.58%) Web Services
3 2 (0.58%) XML
4 1 (0.29%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.29%) REST
4 1 (0.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.51%) Security Operations Centre
2 27 (7.78%) Data Centre
3 20 (5.76%) RSA SecurID
4 18 (5.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 13 (3.75%) Management Information System
6 11 (3.17%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.88%) User Experience
8 9 (2.59%) Cyberthreat
9 7 (2.02%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.73%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.15%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (0.86%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.58%) iPhone
13 2 (0.58%) Statistics
14 1 (0.29%) Derivative
14 1 (0.29%) iSeries
14 1 (0.29%) Mathematics
14 1 (0.29%) Physics
14 1 (0.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 112 (32.28%) Windows
2 102 (29.39%) Linux
3 61 (17.58%) Unix
4 42 (12.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (10.37%) Solaris
6 34 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (9.22%) Windows 2000
8 17 (4.90%) Windows Server
9 10 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.15%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.58%) Android
11 2 (0.58%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.58%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (21.90%) ITIL
2 56 (16.14%) Presales
3 43 (12.39%) Security Operations
4 40 (11.53%) SIEM
5 38 (10.95%) Service Delivery
6 37 (10.66%) Kalman Filter
7 32 (9.22%) Information Security
8 25 (7.20%) Cybersecurity
9 24 (6.92%) Risk Management
10 23 (6.63%) Mentoring
11 22 (6.34%) Technical Architecture
12 20 (5.76%) Load Balancing
13 18 (5.19%) Network Design
14 17 (4.90%) Change Control
15 16 (4.61%) Service Management
16 12 (3.46%) Project Management
16 12 (3.46%) Web Filtering
17 11 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
17 11 (3.17%) ITSM
17 11 (3.17%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.03%) SQL
2 5 (1.44%) Shell Script
3 4 (1.15%) C
4 3 (0.86%) Python
5 2 (0.58%) Perl
6 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.29%) Java
6 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.29%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 98 (28.24%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (19.02%) CCNP
3 42 (12.10%) Degree
4 35 (10.09%) CCNA
5 32 (9.22%) JNCIS
6 30 (8.65%) CCIE
7 29 (8.36%) Security Cleared
8 26 (7.49%) CCSE
9 25 (7.20%) SC Cleared
10 24 (6.92%) JNCIP
11 23 (6.63%) CISSP
12 9 (2.59%) CEH
13 8 (2.31%) JNCIA
14 7 (2.02%) GCIH
15 6 (1.73%) CCVP
15 6 (1.73%) CISA
15 6 (1.73%) MCP
16 4 (1.15%) CCSA
17 3 (0.86%) CCSP
18 2 (0.58%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.17%) SLA
2 8 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.02%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.29%) COBIT
4 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 49 (14.12%) ProxySG
2 24 (6.92%) Active Directory
3 20 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.02%) Snort
5 4 (1.15%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.15%) XenApp
6 2 (0.58%) vCloud
7 1 (0.29%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (4.03%) FortiGate
2 10 (2.88%) TrustSec
3 9 (2.59%) Nessus
4 8 (2.31%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (2.02%) Cisco Prime
6 6 (1.73%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (1.44%) SCCM
8 3 (0.86%) BladeLogic
8 3 (0.86%) Control-M
8 3 (0.86%) MIMEsweeper
8 3 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.86%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.86%) WSUS
9 2 (0.58%) Nagios
9 2 (0.58%) Nmap
9 2 (0.58%) QRadar
9 2 (0.58%) SCOM
9 2 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 256 (73.78%) Cisco
2 228 (65.71%) F5
3 221 (63.69%) Juniper
4 218 (62.82%) CheckPoint
5 111 (31.99%) Palo Alto
6 62 (17.87%) Fortinet
7 51 (14.70%) Sourcefire
8 42 (12.10%) Crossbeam
9 37 (10.66%) Forcepoint
10 35 (10.09%) Intel Security
11 30 (8.65%) Qualys
12 29 (8.36%) HP
12 29 (8.36%) Riverbed
13 28 (8.07%) FireEye
14 27 (7.78%) Cyber-Ark
14 27 (7.78%) VMware
15 25 (7.20%) ArcSight
16 24 (6.92%) SolarWinds
17 23 (6.63%) Citrix
17 23 (6.63%) Symantec
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