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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 627 566 545
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -21
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 264 335 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.31% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 0.65% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 210 213 269
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,200 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £64,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £50,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-14.50% +12.35%

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
52922 51507 53578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.90% 47.79% 47.03%
Number of salaries quoted 43371 41141 45089
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 December 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 December 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 -72 235 £47,500 -9.95% 17
London -36 96 £52,500 -4.54% 7
South East -38 76 £40,000 -23.80% 6
City of London +27 40 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Hampshire -2 25 £40,000 -26.60% 1
Berkshire -27 23 £45,000 -5.26%
Yorkshire -10 21 £50,000 - 3
Basingstoke +10 18 £40,000 -42.85%
North Yorkshire - 17 £50,000 - 1
York - 17 £50,000 -
Wales +13 16 £40,000 -30.43%
South Wales +9 16 £40,000 -30.43%
Kent +6 16 £25,000 +8.69% 1
West Midlands -28 16 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Reading -15 14 £42,500 -22.72%
Birmingham -13 13 £42,500 -19.04%
Maidstone - 12 £25,000 -
Surrey -8 11 £42,000 -21.86% 1
South West -10 9 £55,000 +37.50%
Wiltshire - 9 £55,000 -
Swindon - 9 £55,000 -
Cardiff -2 8 £37,500 +15.38%
Nottinghamshire +10 6 £40,000 +3.22%
Nottingham +9 6 £40,000 +3.22%
East Midlands +3 6 £40,000 +6.66%
North West -14 6 £23,000 -50.80%
East of England -16 6 £43,000 -10.41%
Buckinghamshire - 6 £40,000 - 2
Bridgend +11 5 £39,000 -32.17%
Hertfordshire -12 5 £50,000 -

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 408 (75.14%) CheckPoint
2 403 (74.22%) Firewall
3 402 (74.03%) Cisco
4 331 (60.96%) Juniper
5 265 (48.80%) F5
6 245 (45.12%) Network Security
7 244 (44.94%) Cisco Certification
8 197 (36.28%) Cisco ASA
9 190 (34.99%) CCNP
10 146 (26.89%) Windows
11 136 (25.05%) Linux
12 130 (23.94%) Websense
13 109 (20.07%) TCP/IP
13 109 (20.07%) McAfee
14 102 (18.78%) OSPF
15 101 (18.60%) BGP
16 99 (18.23%) DNS
17 95 (17.50%) WAN
18 88 (16.21%) VPN
18 88 (16.21%) Fortinet
19 85 (15.65%) Finance
20 83 (15.29%) CCNA
20 83 (15.29%) CCSE
21 82 (15.10%) UNIX
22 81 (14.92%) LAN
23 79 (14.55%) Wireless
24 72 (13.26%) CCSA
24 72 (13.26%) Information Security
25 69 (12.71%) Microsoft
26 63 (11.60%) MPLS

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 28 (5.16%) MS Exchange
2 16 (2.95%) Apache
3 8 (1.47%) Lync
4 4 (0.74%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.55%) IIS
6 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.18%) JBoss
7 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.60%) MS Office
3 21 (3.87%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.55%) RMDS
2 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.74%) SaaS
2 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 403 (74.22%) Firewall
2 245 (45.12%) Network Security
3 197 (36.28%) Cisco ASA
4 109 (20.07%) TCP/IP
5 102 (18.78%) OSPF
6 101 (18.60%) BGP
7 99 (18.23%) DNS
8 95 (17.50%) WAN
9 88 (16.21%) VPN
10 81 (14.92%) LAN
11 79 (14.55%) Wireless
12 63 (11.60%) MPLS
12 63 (11.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 57 (10.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 57 (10.50%) Cisco IOS
14 55 (10.13%) Cisco Nexus
15 53 (9.76%) DHCP
16 45 (8.29%) VoIP
16 45 (8.29%) Internet
16 45 (8.29%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.18%) MySQL
General
1 85 (15.65%) Finance
2 59 (10.87%) Telecoms
3 18 (3.31%) Manufacturing
4 17 (3.13%) Banking
5 10 (1.84%) German Language
6 8 (1.47%) Legal
7 5 (0.92%) French Language
8 3 (0.55%) Law
8 3 (0.55%) Welsh Language
8 3 (0.55%) Retail
9 2 (0.37%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.37%) Local Government
9 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.18%) Electronics
10 1 (0.18%) Advertising
10 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.18%) Marketing
10 1 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 196 (36.10%) Network Engineer
2 131 (24.13%) Security Engineer
3 67 (12.34%) Network Security Engineer
4 65 (11.97%) Consultant
5 53 (9.76%) Security Consultant
6 48 (8.84%) Support Engineer
7 39 (7.18%) Network Support
8 37 (6.81%) Network Support Engineer
9 35 (6.45%) Firewall Engineer
10 31 (5.71%) Security Specialist
11 28 (5.16%) Analyst
12 27 (4.97%) Account Manager
12 27 (4.97%) Network Manager
13 25 (4.60%) Network Consultant
13 25 (4.60%) Network Specialist
14 24 (4.42%) Architect
15 23 (4.24%) Network Security Specialist
16 21 (3.87%) Network Security Consultant
17 20 (3.68%) Network Architect
18 19 (3.50%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.55%) SOAP
1 3 (0.55%) Rendezvous
2 2 (0.37%) CGI
3 1 (0.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (3.87%) Clustering
2 17 (3.13%) Hedge funds
3 14 (2.58%) Fat Client
3 14 (2.58%) Thin Client
4 10 (1.84%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.66%) Statistics
6 8 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (0.74%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.74%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.74%) SecurID
8 2 (0.37%) CESG
8 2 (0.37%) Replication
8 2 (0.37%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.37%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.37%) Derivative
9 1 (0.18%) EFT
9 1 (0.18%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.18%) DTV
9 1 (0.18%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 146 (26.89%) Windows
2 136 (25.05%) Linux
3 82 (15.10%) UNIX
4 49 (9.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 48 (8.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 46 (8.47%) Solaris
7 40 (7.37%) Windows 7
8 25 (4.60%) Windows XP
9 24 (4.42%) Windows 2000
10 7 (1.29%) CentOS
11 5 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (13.26%) Information Security
2 61 (11.23%) ITIL
3 53 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (9.58%) Load Balancing
5 38 (7.00%) Network Design
6 37 (6.81%) Kalman Filter
7 36 (6.63%) Mentoring
8 31 (5.71%) Change Control
9 25 (4.60%) SIEM
9 25 (4.60%) Low Latency
9 25 (4.60%) E-Commerce
10 24 (4.42%) Network Management
10 24 (4.42%) Coaching
11 21 (3.87%) Incident Management
12 20 (3.68%) Line Management
13 19 (3.50%) Project Management
13 19 (3.50%) Service Delivery
14 16 (2.95%) Change Management
14 16 (2.95%) CRM
15 15 (2.76%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 42 (7.73%) Perl
2 17 (3.13%) Shell Script
3 15 (2.76%) Tcl
4 14 (2.58%) C++
4 14 (2.58%) PHP
5 11 (2.03%) SQL
5 11 (2.03%) Python
5 11 (2.03%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.10%) C
7 1 (0.18%) Ruby
7 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 244 (44.94%) Cisco Certification
2 190 (34.99%) CCNP
3 83 (15.29%) CCNA
3 83 (15.29%) CCSE
4 72 (13.26%) CCSA
5 63 (11.60%) Security Cleared
6 48 (8.84%) SC Cleared
7 45 (8.29%) CISSP
8 38 (7.00%) CCIE
9 37 (6.81%) JNCIS
10 35 (6.45%) JNCIA
11 28 (5.16%) Degree
12 25 (4.60%) CCSP
13 14 (2.58%) Check Point Certification
14 11 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (1.66%) VCP4
15 9 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (1.66%) MCP
15 9 (1.66%) VCP5
16 8 (1.47%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (9.94%) SLA
2 21 (3.87%) PCI DSS
3 14 (2.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 14 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (2.39%) GPG13
5 7 (1.29%) QA
6 6 (1.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 51 (9.39%) ProxySG
2 48 (8.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (6.81%) Active Directory
4 13 (2.39%) Squid
5 10 (1.84%) vSphere
5 10 (1.84%) Snort
6 7 (1.29%) XenServer
7 5 (0.92%) vCloud
8 3 (0.55%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.37%) Postfix
9 2 (0.37%) NFS
9 2 (0.37%) XenApp
10 1 (0.18%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 21 (3.87%) Norton AntiVirus
2 15 (2.76%) McAfee ePO
3 11 (2.03%) Cisco CUCM
4 9 (1.66%) FortiGate
4 9 (1.66%) CiscoWorks
5 8 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (0.92%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (0.55%) Cacti
7 3 (0.55%) HP NNM
8 2 (0.37%) Puppet
9 1 (0.18%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.18%) WSUS
9 1 (0.18%) SCCM
9 1 (0.18%) DatAdvantage
9 1 (0.18%) Netcool
9 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.18%) MIMEsweeper
9 1 (0.18%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.18%) Nessus
Vendors
1 408 (75.14%) CheckPoint
2 402 (74.03%) Cisco
3 331 (60.96%) Juniper
4 265 (48.80%) F5
5 130 (23.94%) Websense
6 109 (20.07%) McAfee
7 88 (16.21%) Fortinet
8 69 (12.71%) Microsoft
9 61 (11.23%) Citrix
10 57 (10.50%) HP
11 54 (9.94%) VMware
12 49 (9.02%) Sourcefire
13 45 (8.29%) Riverbed
14 44 (8.10%) SonicWALL
15 42 (7.73%) Nokia
16 36 (6.63%) SolarWinds
17 35 (6.45%) Aruba
18 34 (6.26%) Symantec
19 30 (5.52%) LogRhythm
19 30 (5.52%) Crossbeam
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IntaPeople
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: benefits
Posted: Just now
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Acumin
Salary: £75,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
FT Select
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + 20% bonus + £6,600 car allowance +
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + 20% bonus + £6,600 car allowance +
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
FT Select
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + 20% bonus + £6,600 car allowance +
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Kent
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 20% Bonus, Pension
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more
Posted: 14 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Canaccord Genuity Limited
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
DP Connect
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per month + Bonus,Pension,Holiday,Health care
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