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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 698 772 705
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -67
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 183 202 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.46% 0.42% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 106 157 228
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +6.81%

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
39493 48336 54482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.97% 45.41% 48.00%
Number of salaries quoted 31628 39348 44171
Median salary £46,193 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.65% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,350 £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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +32 154 £50,000 - 11
South East +83 98 £50,000 +14.28% 3
Berkshire +63 73 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Reading +41 57 £55,000 +57.14% 1
London -3 23 £55,000 -4.34% 2
East of England +16 21 £35,000 - 2
Scotland +30 10 £61,500 -23.12%
Newmarket - 10 £29,000 - 2
Suffolk - 10 £29,000 - 2
Edinburgh +18 9 £61,500 -
Belfast - 8 - -
County Antrim - 8 - -
Hertfordshire - 8 £65,000 -
Northern Ireland - 8 - -
Oxfordshire +33 7 £77,500 +158.33%
Surrey +28 7 £37,500 -25.00%
South Wales 0 6 £38,750 -
Wales -4 6 £38,750 -
Maidenhead - 6 £50,000 -
Kent +18 5 £72,500 +81.25% 2
Uxbridge - 5 £55,000 -
Cardiff - 5 £35,000 -
Bracknell +15 4 £50,000 +6.38%
North West -17 4 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire +15 3 £75,000 +66.66%
Milton Keynes +11 3 £75,000 +66.66%
Essex +8 3 £41,500 +18.57%
Watford - 3 £65,000 -
West Yorkshire +26 2 £44,000 -4.86%
Leeds +23 2 £44,000 +3.52%

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 244 (69.71%) Cisco
2 235 (67.14%) CheckPoint
3 222 (63.43%) F5
4 211 (60.29%) Juniper
5 210 (60.00%) Firewall
6 140 (40.00%) Palo Alto
7 134 (38.29%) TCP/IP
8 121 (34.57%) Windows
9 113 (32.29%) Linux
10 104 (29.71%) Network Security
11 87 (24.86%) Unix
11 87 (24.86%) Cisco Certification
12 77 (22.00%) Sourcefire
13 72 (20.57%) Fortinet
14 70 (20.00%) VPN
15 69 (19.71%) Risk Management
16 65 (18.57%) ITIL
17 60 (17.14%) Information Security
18 59 (16.86%) Finance
19 56 (16.00%) Intel Security
20 55 (15.71%) Cisco ASA
20 55 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008
21 54 (15.43%) Crossbeam
22 53 (15.14%) ProxySG
23 50 (14.29%) CCNP
24 49 (14.00%) Security Operations
25 47 (13.43%) Windows Server 2003
25 47 (13.43%) Solaris
26 46 (13.14%) DNS
27 45 (12.86%) Forcepoint

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 8 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (2.00%) Skype for Business
3 6 (1.71%) Apache
4 5 (1.43%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.86%) JBoss
6 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.57%) IIS
6 2 (0.57%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 10 (2.86%) MS Office
2 8 (2.29%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.14%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.29%) Google Analytics
3 7 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.29%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 210 (60.00%) Firewall
2 134 (38.29%) TCP/IP
3 104 (29.71%) Network Security
4 70 (20.00%) VPN
5 55 (15.71%) Cisco ASA
6 46 (13.14%) DNS
7 44 (12.57%) SSL
7 44 (12.57%) Wireless
8 36 (10.29%) LAN
9 35 (10.00%) WAN
10 34 (9.71%) HTTP
11 32 (9.14%) OSPF
12 27 (7.71%) MPLS
13 25 (7.14%) DHCP
13 25 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 25 (7.14%) IPsec
14 23 (6.57%) Wireshark
15 20 (5.71%) BGP
16 19 (5.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 18 (5.14%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.14%) Hadoop
3 10 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (2.29%) InfluxDB
4 8 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.86%) Big Data
5 3 (0.86%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.57%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 59 (16.86%) Finance
2 44 (12.57%) German Language
3 28 (8.00%) Banking
4 27 (7.71%) Telecoms
5 26 (7.43%) French Language
6 8 (2.29%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.00%) Legal
8 6 (1.71%) Retail
8 6 (1.71%) Spanish Language
9 4 (1.14%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.86%) Back Office
11 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 99 (28.29%) Security Engineer
2 82 (23.43%) Network Engineer
3 55 (15.71%) Juniper Engineer
4 45 (12.86%) Consultant
5 42 (12.00%) Security Consultant
6 32 (9.14%) Linux Engineer
7 31 (8.86%) Analyst
7 31 (8.86%) Network Security Engineer
8 27 (7.71%) Support Engineer
9 21 (6.00%) Architect
9 21 (6.00%) Cisco Engineer
10 20 (5.71%) Security Analyst
10 20 (5.71%) Senior Security Engineer
11 19 (5.43%) Network Support
12 18 (5.14%) NOC Engineer
13 17 (4.86%) Security Specialist
14 16 (4.57%) Senior Network Engineer
15 15 (4.29%) Technical Architect
16 14 (4.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
16 14 (4.00%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.00%) Web Services
2 6 (1.71%) 802.1X
3 5 (1.43%) HTML
4 4 (1.14%) Regular Expression
4 4 (1.14%) SAML
5 2 (0.57%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.29%) REST
6 1 (0.29%) SOAP
6 1 (0.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.57%) Data Centre
2 36 (10.29%) Security Operations Centre
3 23 (6.57%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.14%) User Experience
5 7 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.71%) Hedge funds
6 6 (1.71%) Statistics
7 5 (1.43%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (0.86%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.57%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.29%) Derivative
11 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.29%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.29%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.29%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Physics
11 1 (0.29%) PKI
11 1 (0.29%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 121 (34.57%) Windows
2 113 (32.29%) Linux
3 87 (24.86%) Unix
4 55 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (13.43%) Solaris
5 47 (13.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 44 (12.57%) Windows 2000
7 17 (4.86%) Windows Server
8 13 (3.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (19.71%) Risk Management
2 65 (18.57%) ITIL
3 60 (17.14%) Information Security
4 49 (14.00%) Security Operations
5 45 (12.86%) Kalman Filter
6 33 (9.43%) Presales
7 26 (7.43%) Cybersecurity
7 26 (7.43%) Mentoring
8 25 (7.14%) Service Delivery
9 22 (6.29%) Change Control
9 22 (6.29%) Load Balancing
10 21 (6.00%) Project Management
11 20 (5.71%) SIEM
12 17 (4.86%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (4.86%) Web Filtering
13 15 (4.29%) Service Management
14 14 (4.00%) Network Design
15 13 (3.71%) Technical Architecture
16 12 (3.43%) Analytics
17 10 (2.86%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.57%) SQL
2 8 (2.29%) Shell Script
3 7 (2.00%) Python
4 5 (1.43%) Perl
5 3 (0.86%) C
5 3 (0.86%) C++
5 3 (0.86%) PHP
5 3 (0.86%) VB
6 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.29%) Java
6 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.29%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 87 (24.86%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (14.29%) CCNP
3 41 (11.71%) Degree
4 37 (10.57%) CCIE
5 32 (9.14%) CCSE
6 30 (8.57%) CISSP
7 29 (8.29%) CCNA
8 21 (6.00%) JNCIS
9 16 (4.57%) JNCIP
9 16 (4.57%) Security Cleared
10 11 (3.14%) CEH
11 10 (2.86%) CCSP
11 10 (2.86%) CISA
12 9 (2.57%) GCIH
12 9 (2.57%) SC Cleared
13 8 (2.29%) CCSA
13 8 (2.29%) MCP
14 5 (1.43%) CCDP
15 4 (1.14%) CCMSE
15 4 (1.14%) CCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.29%) SLA
2 13 (3.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (3.43%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.29%) COBIT
4 1 (0.29%) ISO27002
4 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 53 (15.14%) ProxySG
2 23 (6.57%) Active Directory
3 18 (5.14%) Snort
3 18 (5.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.86%) Sendmail
4 3 (0.86%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.29%) vCloud
6 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (4.86%) McAfee ePO
2 11 (3.14%) Nagios
2 11 (3.14%) TrustSec
3 10 (2.86%) Nessus
4 8 (2.29%) EnCase
4 8 (2.29%) RSA enVision
4 8 (2.29%) RSA Security Analytics
5 7 (2.00%) SCOM
6 4 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.14%) WSUS
7 3 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.86%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (0.86%) MAILsweeper
7 3 (0.86%) MIMEsweeper
7 3 (0.86%) Proventia
7 3 (0.86%) SCCM
7 3 (0.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.57%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.57%) Nmap
8 2 (0.57%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 244 (69.71%) Cisco
2 235 (67.14%) CheckPoint
3 222 (63.43%) F5
4 211 (60.29%) Juniper
5 140 (40.00%) Palo Alto
6 77 (22.00%) Sourcefire
7 72 (20.57%) Fortinet
8 56 (16.00%) Intel Security
9 54 (15.43%) Crossbeam
10 45 (12.86%) Forcepoint
11 34 (9.71%) FireEye
12 31 (8.86%) HP
13 30 (8.57%) Symantec
14 29 (8.29%) SolarWinds
15 27 (7.71%) VMware
16 25 (7.14%) Microsoft
17 23 (6.57%) Brocade
17 23 (6.57%) Citrix
18 20 (5.71%) Riverbed
19 19 (5.43%) Tufin
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