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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 606 630 477
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -153
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 308 324 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.27% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 0.58% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 203 233 305
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £37,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

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
51839 55739 53387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.97% 46.66% 48.33%
Number of salaries quoted 41511 44782 43539
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 £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +11 290 £47,500 -5.00% 31
London +4 109 £55,000 - 19
South East +22 96 £45,000 -7.21% 6
Berkshire +13 58 £42,250 -15.50% 3
City of London +42 47 £60,000 +26.31% 3
Yorkshire +19 34 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Reading 0 30 £42,000 -20.00%
West Yorkshire +24 27 £50,000 +5.26%
Leeds +32 26 £50,000 +5.26%
East of England +36 18 £25,000 -50.00% 2
Hampshire +2 16 £42,000 +12.00% 1
North West 0 15 £50,000 +13.63% 1
Surrey +28 13 £45,000 -14.28%
Cheshire -2 13 £38,750 +10.71%
Suffolk - 11 £25,000 - 1
Kent +16 9 £47,500 +35.71%
Cardiff +13 8 £42,500 +26.86%
Buckinghamshire +9 8 £55,000 +51.72% 2
Wales +2 8 £42,500 -5.55%
South Wales -6 8 £42,500 -5.55%
Nottinghamshire +6 7 £63,750 +70.00%
Nottingham -5 7 £63,750 +70.00%
East Midlands -5 7 £63,750 +70.00%
Portsmouth - 6 £37,500 - 1
Bracknell -2 5 £42,000 -11.57% 1
West Midlands -8 5 £40,000 -8.04% 1
Milton Keynes -14 5 £41,500 +14.48% 1
Slough +9 4 £42,000 -32.80%
York +6 4 £51,250 +5.12%
Essex +5 4 - -

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (84.70%) CheckPoint
2 463 (82.38%) Cisco
3 378 (67.26%) Firewall
4 325 (57.83%) Juniper
5 275 (48.93%) Cisco Certification
6 274 (48.75%) F5
7 259 (46.09%) Cisco ASA
8 202 (35.94%) Network Security
9 173 (30.78%) CCNP
10 135 (24.02%) Fortinet
11 134 (23.84%) CCSE
12 132 (23.49%) Finance
13 126 (22.42%) TCP/IP
14 121 (21.53%) CCNA
15 104 (18.51%) WAN
16 102 (18.15%) ITIL
17 101 (17.97%) McAfee
18 96 (17.08%) Linux
19 95 (16.90%) Windows
20 89 (15.84%) DNS
21 88 (15.66%) LAN
21 88 (15.66%) NetScreen
22 85 (15.12%) Information Security
22 85 (15.12%) Cisco PIX
23 83 (14.77%) Wireless
24 82 (14.59%) HP
25 79 (14.06%) IronPort
26 78 (13.88%) Websense
26 78 (13.88%) Citrix
27 72 (12.81%) Security Cleared

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (2.31%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.25%) Lync
3 5 (0.89%) OpenStack
4 3 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.36%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (3.38%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.78%) MS Office
3 5 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.36%) RMDS
4 1 (0.18%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.89%) Mimecast
2 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 378 (67.26%) Firewall
2 259 (46.09%) Cisco ASA
3 202 (35.94%) Network Security
4 126 (22.42%) TCP/IP
5 104 (18.51%) WAN
6 89 (15.84%) DNS
7 88 (15.66%) LAN
7 88 (15.66%) NetScreen
8 85 (15.12%) Cisco PIX
9 83 (14.77%) Wireless
10 65 (11.57%) VPN
11 63 (11.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 60 (10.68%) Cisco Nexus
13 59 (10.50%) OSPF
14 58 (10.32%) DHCP
15 57 (10.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 56 (9.96%) Cisco ISE
17 51 (9.07%) BGP
18 49 (8.72%) VoIP
19 40 (7.12%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.07%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
General
1 132 (23.49%) Finance
2 70 (12.46%) Telecoms
3 16 (2.85%) Manufacturing
4 15 (2.67%) Banking
4 15 (2.67%) Multimedia
5 10 (1.78%) Electronics
5 10 (1.78%) Legal
5 10 (1.78%) Marketing
6 4 (0.71%) Retail
6 4 (0.71%) Back Office
6 4 (0.71%) Local Government
7 3 (0.53%) French Language
7 3 (0.53%) German Language
7 3 (0.53%) Welsh Language
7 3 (0.53%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.53%) Billing
8 2 (0.36%) Law
9 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 185 (32.92%) Network Engineer
2 127 (22.60%) Security Engineer
3 116 (20.64%) Consultant
4 96 (17.08%) Security Consultant
5 57 (10.14%) Network Security Engineer
6 50 (8.90%) Security Specialist
7 48 (8.54%) Support Engineer
8 43 (7.65%) Senior Consultant
9 41 (7.30%) Analyst
10 39 (6.94%) Senior Security Consultant
11 38 (6.76%) Network Support
12 35 (6.23%) Network Specialist
13 34 (6.05%) Network Support Engineer
14 33 (5.87%) Technical Consultant
15 31 (5.52%) Network Security Specialist
16 29 (5.16%) Network Consultant
17 28 (4.98%) Network Security Consultant
18 23 (4.09%) Senior Network Engineer
18 23 (4.09%) Security Analyst
19 22 (3.91%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.53%) Web Services
2 2 (0.36%) Rendezvous
2 2 (0.36%) CGI
2 2 (0.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.01%) Management Information System
2 16 (2.85%) Thin Client
2 16 (2.85%) Fat Client
3 15 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (1.78%) DTV
5 9 (1.60%) Hedge funds
5 9 (1.60%) PKI
6 7 (1.25%) Visualisation
7 5 (0.89%) CMDB
7 5 (0.89%) Computer Science
7 5 (0.89%) CESG
8 4 (0.71%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.53%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.53%) FlexPod
9 3 (0.53%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.53%) IPTV
10 2 (0.36%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.36%) Replication
10 2 (0.36%) iSeries
10 2 (0.36%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 96 (17.08%) Linux
2 95 (16.90%) Windows
3 55 (9.79%) UNIX
4 32 (5.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (5.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (4.98%) Solaris
7 23 (4.09%) Windows 2000
8 11 (1.96%) Windows 7
9 10 (1.78%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.36%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (18.15%) ITIL
2 85 (15.12%) Information Security
3 49 (8.72%) Service Delivery
4 44 (7.83%) Mentoring
5 39 (6.94%) Load Balancing
6 32 (5.69%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (5.52%) SIEM
8 30 (5.34%) Line Management
9 28 (4.98%) Change Management
10 27 (4.80%) Kalman Filter
11 23 (4.09%) Project Management
11 23 (4.09%) Network Monitoring
12 19 (3.38%) Change Control
13 18 (3.20%) Migration
14 17 (3.02%) Network Design
15 16 (2.85%) Incident Management
16 15 (2.67%) Coaching
16 15 (2.67%) Capacity Planning
16 15 (2.67%) CRM
16 15 (2.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (1.96%) Perl
2 9 (1.60%) Python
3 8 (1.42%) C
3 8 (1.42%) PowerShell
4 7 (1.25%) SQL
5 2 (0.36%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.36%) C++
5 2 (0.36%) PHP
5 2 (0.36%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.18%) Korn
6 1 (0.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 275 (48.93%) Cisco Certification
2 173 (30.78%) CCNP
3 134 (23.84%) CCSE
4 121 (21.53%) CCNA
5 72 (12.81%) Security Cleared
6 59 (10.50%) JNCIS
7 57 (10.14%) CCIE
8 56 (9.96%) SC Cleared
9 55 (9.79%) CCSA
10 50 (8.90%) CISSP
11 35 (6.23%) Degree
12 16 (2.85%) JNCIA
13 12 (2.14%) JNCIP
14 9 (1.60%) CEH
14 9 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (1.42%) CISM
16 7 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
17 5 (0.89%) HP MASE
18 4 (0.71%) MCSE
19 3 (0.53%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (9.43%) SLA
2 37 (6.58%) PCI DSS
3 28 (4.98%) GPG13
3 28 (4.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (2.67%) QA
5 12 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 50 (8.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (6.76%) ProxySG
3 28 (4.98%) Squid
3 28 (4.98%) Active Directory
4 15 (2.67%) XenServer
5 3 (0.53%) vSphere
5 3 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.53%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.36%) Snort
6 2 (0.36%) Sendmail
6 2 (0.36%) XenApp
7 1 (0.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (3.02%) McAfee ePO
2 15 (2.67%) CiscoWorks
3 12 (2.14%) Cisco CUCM
4 11 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (1.25%) FortiGate
6 5 (0.89%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (0.89%) Nagios
7 4 (0.71%) OpenView
8 2 (0.36%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (0.36%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (0.36%) HP NNM
8 2 (0.36%) Nessus
8 2 (0.36%) SCCM
9 1 (0.18%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.18%) DatAdvantage
9 1 (0.18%) OPNET
9 1 (0.18%) Nmap
Vendors
1 476 (84.70%) CheckPoint
2 463 (82.38%) Cisco
3 325 (57.83%) Juniper
4 274 (48.75%) F5
5 135 (24.02%) Fortinet
6 101 (17.97%) McAfee
7 82 (14.59%) HP
8 79 (14.06%) IronPort
9 78 (13.88%) Websense
9 78 (13.88%) Citrix
10 71 (12.63%) Tufin
11 53 (9.43%) VMware
12 52 (9.25%) SolarWinds
13 51 (9.07%) Microsoft
14 50 (8.90%) Sourcefire
15 42 (7.47%) Aruba
15 42 (7.47%) Infoblox
16 35 (6.23%) Nokia
17 33 (5.87%) Crossbeam
18 30 (5.34%) Mitel
Stirling, Stirlingshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + OTE + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £65k basic + £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £65k basic + £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £54000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Suffolk
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Car Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venn Group
Salary: £32000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago