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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 624 661 514
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -147
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 274 267 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.23% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% 0.49% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 198 186 286
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%

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
50911 54916 52383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.52% 46.68% 47.68%
Number of salaries quoted 41123 44322 43048
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 £41,587 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.96% -

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +29 264 £42,500 -12.82% 26
South East +16 107 £45,000 +5.88% 5
London +28 95 £50,000 -18.36% 7
Berkshire +3 59 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Reading +8 33 £55,000 +10.00% 2
City of London +57 32 £57,500 -11.53% 2
East of England +21 21 £25,000 -16.66% 2
Hampshire -4 20 £37,500 -11.76%
Suffolk - 17 £25,000 -
North West +15 15 £23,000 -34.28% 2
Surrey +19 13 £52,500 +10.52% 2
Yorkshire +8 12 £35,000 -26.31%
Cheshire -3 11 £23,000 -34.28% 2
Buckinghamshire - 11 £41,500 -
Milton Keynes - 11 £41,500 -
Bracknell +24 9 £48,500 -0.51%
Guildford - 9 £52,500 - 1
West Yorkshire +7 7 £31,500 -23.63%
Leeds +5 7 £31,500 -23.63%
Runcorn -4 7 £23,000 - 1
Portsmouth - 7 £37,500 -
Basingstoke +1 6 £24,500 -42.35%
Kent -10 6 £22,250 -40.66%
South Yorkshire +3 5 £35,000 -6.66%
Doncaster -4 5 £35,000 -6.66%
West Midlands -14 5 £47,000 - 2
East Midlands - 5 £40,854 - 4
Newmarket - 5 £27,500 -
Scotland +15 4 £57,500 +35.29% 2
Manchester +12 4 £40,000 -13.97%

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 476 (81.51%) Cisco
2 461 (78.94%) CheckPoint
3 377 (64.55%) Firewall
4 371 (63.53%) Juniper
5 280 (47.95%) F5
6 265 (45.38%) Cisco Certification
7 249 (42.64%) Cisco ASA
8 159 (27.23%) Network Security
9 149 (25.51%) TCP/IP
10 147 (25.17%) Fortinet
11 142 (24.32%) CCNP
12 134 (22.95%) Finance
13 126 (21.58%) CCSE
14 119 (20.38%) CCNA
15 118 (20.21%) WAN
16 108 (18.49%) ITIL
17 107 (18.32%) LAN
18 105 (17.98%) Windows
19 103 (17.64%) Cisco PIX
20 96 (16.44%) IronPort
20 96 (16.44%) NetScreen
21 93 (15.92%) Linux
22 91 (15.58%) HP
23 88 (15.07%) Data Centre
24 84 (14.38%) Tufin
25 80 (13.70%) Security Cleared
26 75 (12.84%) Wireless
27 74 (12.67%) Telecoms
28 73 (12.50%) Microsoft
29 72 (12.33%) CCIE

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 13 (2.23%) MS Exchange
2 8 (1.37%) WebSphere
3 7 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (0.86%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.51%) Lync
7 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (5.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.68%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.51%) MS Office
4 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) Summit
3 1 (0.17%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.68%) Mimecast
2 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 377 (64.55%) Firewall
2 249 (42.64%) Cisco ASA
3 159 (27.23%) Network Security
4 149 (25.51%) TCP/IP
5 118 (20.21%) WAN
6 107 (18.32%) LAN
7 103 (17.64%) Cisco PIX
8 96 (16.44%) NetScreen
9 75 (12.84%) Wireless
10 72 (12.33%) Cisco ISE
11 69 (11.82%) VPN
12 67 (11.47%) DNS
13 57 (9.76%) SSL
14 55 (9.42%) OSPF
15 50 (8.56%) Cisco Nexus
16 47 (8.05%) BGP
17 45 (7.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 38 (6.51%) DHCP
19 35 (5.99%) VoIP
20 32 (5.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.51%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.34%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.17%) Big Data
4 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 134 (22.95%) Finance
2 74 (12.67%) Telecoms
3 23 (3.94%) Multimedia
4 16 (2.74%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.88%) Electronics
5 11 (1.88%) Marketing
6 10 (1.71%) Banking
7 8 (1.37%) German Language
8 6 (1.03%) French Language
8 6 (1.03%) Legal
9 4 (0.68%) Back Office
10 3 (0.51%) Retail
10 3 (0.51%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.34%) Billing
11 2 (0.34%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 194 (33.22%) Network Engineer
2 131 (22.43%) Consultant
3 119 (20.38%) Security Engineer
4 110 (18.84%) Security Consultant
5 63 (10.79%) Senior Consultant
6 58 (9.93%) Support Engineer
7 57 (9.76%) Senior Security Consultant
8 56 (9.59%) Network Security Engineer
9 53 (9.08%) Analyst
10 51 (8.73%) Network Support
11 43 (7.36%) Network Support Engineer
12 37 (6.34%) Senior Network Engineer
13 34 (5.82%) Technical Consultant
13 34 (5.82%) Firewall Consultant
14 29 (4.97%) Network Consultant
15 28 (4.79%) Security Analyst
16 27 (4.62%) Security Specialist
17 26 (4.45%) Network Security Consultant
18 21 (3.60%) Security Technical Consultant
18 21 (3.60%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.37%) SOAP
2 4 (0.68%) Web Services
3 2 (0.34%) WAP
4 1 (0.17%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 88 (15.07%) Data Centre
2 52 (8.90%) Management Information System
3 15 (2.57%) PKI
4 13 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.05%) Thin Client
5 12 (2.05%) Fat Client
6 11 (1.88%) DTV
7 7 (1.20%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.03%) Hedge funds
8 6 (1.03%) Private Cloud
9 5 (0.86%) FlexPod
9 5 (0.86%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.86%) CMDB
9 5 (0.86%) Clustering
10 4 (0.68%) Statistics
10 4 (0.68%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.68%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (0.51%) IPTV
12 2 (0.34%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 105 (17.98%) Windows
2 93 (15.92%) Linux
3 48 (8.22%) UNIX
4 36 (6.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (5.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (4.62%) Solaris
7 23 (3.94%) Windows 2000
8 10 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.20%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.03%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.34%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.17%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (18.49%) ITIL
2 65 (11.13%) Information Security
3 53 (9.08%) Service Delivery
4 38 (6.51%) Mentoring
5 37 (6.34%) Change Management
6 35 (5.99%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (5.99%) Load Balancing
7 24 (4.11%) Capacity Planning
8 23 (3.94%) Network Design
9 21 (3.60%) SIEM
9 21 (3.60%) Time Management
10 20 (3.42%) Change Control
10 20 (3.42%) Migration
11 19 (3.25%) Line Management
12 18 (3.08%) Incident Management
13 16 (2.74%) Network Management
13 16 (2.74%) Kalman Filter
14 15 (2.57%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (2.40%) Project Management
16 13 (2.23%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (1.54%) Perl
1 9 (1.54%) SQL
2 8 (1.37%) Python
3 7 (1.20%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.34%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.34%) PHP
4 2 (0.34%) C
4 2 (0.34%) C++
5 1 (0.17%) Tcl
5 1 (0.17%) VBScript
5 1 (0.17%) Korn
5 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 265 (45.38%) Cisco Certification
2 142 (24.32%) CCNP
3 126 (21.58%) CCSE
4 119 (20.38%) CCNA
5 80 (13.70%) Security Cleared
6 72 (12.33%) CCIE
7 66 (11.30%) JNCIS
8 59 (10.10%) SC Cleared
9 47 (8.05%) CCSA
10 43 (7.36%) Degree
11 30 (5.14%) CISSP
12 18 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (2.23%) MCSE
14 12 (2.05%) JNCIP
15 7 (1.20%) JNCIA
16 6 (1.03%) MCSA
16 6 (1.03%) MCP
17 5 (0.86%) CISM
17 5 (0.86%) HP MASE
17 5 (0.86%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (10.79%) SLA
2 33 (5.65%) PCI DSS
3 25 (4.28%) GPG13
3 25 (4.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (2.40%) QA
5 5 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (8.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (5.82%) Active Directory
2 34 (5.82%) ProxySG
3 25 (4.28%) Squid
4 14 (2.40%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.20%) XenServer
6 5 (0.86%) ISA Server
6 5 (0.86%) XenApp
6 5 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.34%) Sendmail
7 2 (0.34%) Snort
8 1 (0.17%) Firmware
8 1 (0.17%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.17%) Xen
8 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (3.42%) CiscoWorks
2 10 (1.71%) FortiGate
3 8 (1.37%) HP NNM
3 8 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (0.68%) Nagios
4 4 (0.68%) OpenView
4 4 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.34%) SCCM
6 2 (0.34%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.34%) Nessus
6 2 (0.34%) Nmap
6 2 (0.34%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (0.34%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.17%) OPNET
7 1 (0.17%) SCOM
7 1 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.17%) vMotion
Vendors
1 476 (81.51%) Cisco
2 461 (78.94%) CheckPoint
3 371 (63.53%) Juniper
4 280 (47.95%) F5
5 147 (25.17%) Fortinet
6 96 (16.44%) IronPort
7 91 (15.58%) HP
8 84 (14.38%) Tufin
9 73 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 71 (12.16%) Citrix
11 66 (11.30%) McAfee
11 66 (11.30%) Websense
12 53 (9.08%) VMware
13 52 (8.90%) Sourcefire
14 41 (7.02%) Crossbeam
15 35 (5.99%) Nokia
16 28 (4.79%) Aruba
17 27 (4.62%) Riverbed
17 27 (4.62%) Mitel
18 26 (4.45%) ProCurve
Runcorn, Cheshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £65k basic + £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Stirling, Stirlingshire
IT Human Resources
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
IT Human Resources
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £24,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Salary is approx 45-55k base + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 50% Bonus + Package
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + + Car Allowance + Double OTE
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 13 days ago
Bridgend
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
South West London
Mi5
Salary: From £0 to £42,462 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago