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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blue Coat
UK
Rank 684 713 716
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +3
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 168 213 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 0.48% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 100 178 194
Median salary £54,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £34,478 £31,025
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

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
36995 44615 50169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.95% 45.38% 47.96%
Number of salaries quoted 29774 36525 41157
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,097 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £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 16 January 2017 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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +24 144 £55,000 +10.00% 17
South East +61 92 £55,000 +17.02% 4
Berkshire +44 64 £55,000 +25.71% 1
Reading +30 58 £55,000 +37.50% 1
London +46 27 £60,000 +14.28% 7
East of England +19 15 £29,500 +5.35% 4
Suffolk +3 10 £29,000 +8.41% 3
Newmarket 0 10 £29,000 +3.57% 3
South Wales +13 7 £42,500 - 3
Wales +9 7 £42,500 - 3
Oxfordshire - 7 £77,500 - 2
Kent +9 6 £40,000 +86.04% 1
Belfast - 6 - -
County Antrim - 6 - -
Northern Ireland - 6 - -
Cardiff - 5 £35,000 - 3
Surrey +35 4 £40,750 -18.50%
Scotland +11 4 £62,500 +16.27% 1
Edinburgh +7 4 £62,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +26 3 £75,000 +66.66%
Milton Keynes +15 3 £75,000 +66.66%
Hampshire -4 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Uxbridge - 3 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £65,000 - 1
North West - 3 £45,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +33 2 £44,000 -2.22%
Leeds +26 2 £44,000 +0.57%
Essex +16 2 £41,500 -
Yorkshire +13 2 £44,000 -2.22%
West Midlands +6 2 £42,500 -34.61% 1

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 242 (68.36%) Cisco
2 229 (64.69%) CheckPoint
3 222 (62.71%) F5
4 217 (61.30%) Juniper
5 212 (59.89%) Firewall
6 154 (43.50%) Palo Alto
7 137 (38.70%) TCP/IP
8 126 (35.59%) Windows
9 116 (32.77%) Linux
10 108 (30.51%) Network Security
11 94 (26.55%) Cisco Certification
12 92 (25.99%) Unix
13 89 (25.14%) Risk Management
14 85 (24.01%) Sourcefire
15 82 (23.16%) VPN
16 70 (19.77%) ProxySG
17 66 (18.64%) Information Security
18 65 (18.36%) Fortinet
19 64 (18.08%) ITIL
20 63 (17.80%) Intel Security
21 58 (16.38%) Cisco ASA
22 57 (16.10%) Windows Server 2008
22 57 (16.10%) Crossbeam
22 57 (16.10%) Finance
23 55 (15.54%) CCNP
23 55 (15.54%) CCIE
24 53 (14.97%) SSL
25 52 (14.69%) Wireless
26 50 (14.12%) Solaris
26 50 (14.12%) Windows Server 2003

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 10 (2.82%) Skype for Business
2 8 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (1.69%) Apache
4 4 (1.13%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.85%) JBoss
6 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.56%) IIS
6 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (3.95%) MS Excel
1 14 (3.95%) MS Office
2 13 (3.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 13 (3.67%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.13%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.26%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.56%) SaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 212 (59.89%) Firewall
2 137 (38.70%) TCP/IP
3 108 (30.51%) Network Security
4 82 (23.16%) VPN
5 58 (16.38%) Cisco ASA
6 53 (14.97%) SSL
7 52 (14.69%) Wireless
8 49 (13.84%) DNS
9 44 (12.43%) WAN
10 42 (11.86%) LAN
11 39 (11.02%) HTTP
11 39 (11.02%) OSPF
12 32 (9.04%) BGP
13 29 (8.19%) DHCP
13 29 (8.19%) IPsec
14 25 (7.06%) Cisco Nexus
15 24 (6.78%) Cisco Wireless
16 23 (6.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 23 (6.50%) Internet
16 23 (6.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.39%) Hadoop
3 10 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (2.26%) InfluxDB
4 8 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.41%) Big Data
6 4 (1.13%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.28%) SAP HANA
General
1 57 (16.10%) Finance
2 39 (11.02%) German Language
3 28 (7.91%) Banking
4 21 (5.93%) French Language
5 20 (5.65%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.69%) Retail
7 5 (1.41%) Legal
8 4 (1.13%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.13%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 102 (28.81%) Security Engineer
2 81 (22.88%) Network Engineer
3 60 (16.95%) Juniper Engineer
4 43 (12.15%) Consultant
5 42 (11.86%) Security Consultant
6 33 (9.32%) Cisco Engineer
6 33 (9.32%) Senior Security Engineer
7 29 (8.19%) Analyst
7 29 (8.19%) Linux Engineer
8 27 (7.63%) Network Security Engineer
9 24 (6.78%) Architect
10 22 (6.21%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 22 (6.21%) Senior Network Engineer
11 21 (5.93%) Support Engineer
12 20 (5.65%) Cisco Security Engineer
13 19 (5.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 18 (5.08%) Security Analyst
15 17 (4.80%) Blue Coat Engineer
15 17 (4.80%) Technical Architect
16 16 (4.52%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.24%) 802.1X
2 10 (2.82%) Web Services
3 4 (1.13%) HTML
4 3 (0.85%) SAML
5 2 (0.56%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.28%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (14.12%) Data Centre
2 33 (9.32%) Security Operations Centre
3 25 (7.06%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.67%) User Experience
5 9 (2.54%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.69%) Statistics
7 5 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.13%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.85%) RSA SecurID
10 2 (0.56%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.56%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.28%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.28%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.28%) iSeries
11 1 (0.28%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.28%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.28%) PKI
11 1 (0.28%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 126 (35.59%) Windows
2 116 (32.77%) Linux
3 92 (25.99%) Unix
4 57 (16.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 50 (14.12%) Solaris
5 50 (14.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 47 (13.28%) Windows 2000
7 16 (4.52%) Windows Server
8 12 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (25.14%) Risk Management
2 66 (18.64%) Information Security
3 64 (18.08%) ITIL
4 50 (14.12%) Kalman Filter
5 46 (12.99%) Security Operations
6 34 (9.60%) Mentoring
7 32 (9.04%) Change Control
8 31 (8.76%) Presales
9 28 (7.91%) Cybersecurity
10 22 (6.21%) Load Balancing
10 22 (6.21%) Project Management
10 22 (6.21%) Service Delivery
11 17 (4.80%) Service Management
11 17 (4.80%) Technical Architecture
11 17 (4.80%) Web Filtering
12 15 (4.24%) SIEM
13 14 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (3.95%) Change Management
13 14 (3.95%) Security Management
14 13 (3.67%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.54%) Shell Script
1 9 (2.54%) SQL
2 5 (1.41%) Python
3 4 (1.13%) Perl
4 3 (0.85%) C
4 3 (0.85%) C++
4 3 (0.85%) PHP
4 3 (0.85%) VB
5 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.28%) Java
5 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 94 (26.55%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (15.54%) CCIE
2 55 (15.54%) CCNP
3 41 (11.58%) Degree
4 30 (8.47%) CCSE
5 29 (8.19%) CISSP
6 28 (7.91%) CCNA
7 20 (5.65%) JNCIS
8 19 (5.37%) Security Cleared
9 16 (4.52%) CCSP
10 11 (3.11%) CEH
10 11 (3.11%) CISA
11 9 (2.54%) CCSA
12 8 (2.26%) GCIH
12 8 (2.26%) JNCIP
12 8 (2.26%) MCP
12 8 (2.26%) SC Cleared
13 4 (1.13%) CCDP
13 4 (1.13%) CCMSE
13 4 (1.13%) CCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.19%) SLA
2 15 (4.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (3.95%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.28%) COBIT
4 1 (0.28%) ISO27002
4 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 70 (19.77%) ProxySG
2 21 (5.93%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (4.80%) Snort
4 3 (0.85%) Sendmail
4 3 (0.85%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (4.80%) McAfee ePO
2 14 (3.95%) Nagios
3 13 (3.67%) TrustSec
4 11 (3.11%) Cisco CUCM
5 10 (2.82%) Nessus
5 10 (2.82%) SCOM
6 8 (2.26%) EnCase
6 8 (2.26%) RSA enVision
6 8 (2.26%) RSA Security Analytics
7 4 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.13%) WSUS
8 3 (0.85%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (0.85%) MAILsweeper
8 3 (0.85%) MIMEsweeper
8 3 (0.85%) Proventia
8 3 (0.85%) SCCM
8 3 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.56%) Nmap
9 2 (0.56%) QRadar
9 2 (0.56%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 242 (68.36%) Cisco
2 229 (64.69%) CheckPoint
3 222 (62.71%) F5
4 217 (61.30%) Juniper
5 154 (43.50%) Palo Alto
6 85 (24.01%) Sourcefire
7 65 (18.36%) Fortinet
8 63 (17.80%) Intel Security
9 57 (16.10%) Crossbeam
10 41 (11.58%) HP
11 38 (10.73%) Forcepoint
12 37 (10.45%) FireEye
13 33 (9.32%) Microsoft
13 33 (9.32%) SolarWinds
14 32 (9.04%) Symantec
15 29 (8.19%) Citrix
16 28 (7.91%) VMware
17 27 (7.63%) Riverbed
18 23 (6.50%) TippingPoint
19 22 (6.21%) Brocade
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
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