The table below looks at the statistics for ProxySG skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ProxySG over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat Proxy SG
Rank 867 815 784
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -31
Permanent jobs citing ProxySG 29 66 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.061% 0.091%
As % of the System Software category 0.23% 0.59% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 26 28 77
Average salary £57,500 £52,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.00% +24.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £33,637
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -2.59%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12861 11277 11976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.28% 10.37% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 10803 9490 10274
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

ProxySG
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ProxySG within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

ProxySG Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ProxySG
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ProxySG within the UK.

ProxySG Salary Trend in the UK

ProxySG
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ProxySG over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 within the UK.

ProxySG Salary Histogram in the UK

ProxySG
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ProxySG within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 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
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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 -48 27 £57,500 +9.00% 4
London -5 8 £50,000 -5.66% 1
Berkshire -18 6 £65,000 +20.93%
South East -28 6 £65,000 +20.93% 1
Swindon +4 5 £57,500 -
Reading -4 5 £65,000 +23.80%
Wiltshire -4 5 £57,500 -
South West -21 5 £57,500 +43.75%
Leeds -19 4 £56,250 -
West Yorkshire -35 4 £56,250 +84.42%
Yorkshire -46 4 £56,250 +84.42%
City of London +1 2 £38,750 +3.33%
Uxbridge - 2 - -
Birmingham - 1 £65,000 -
Stirling - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £42,500 -
Wales - 1 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £65,000 -
Scotland - 1 - -

ProxySG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing ProxySG 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 ProxySG.

1 76 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 69 (90.79%) Firewall
3 55 (72.37%) Cisco
3 55 (72.37%) CheckPoint
4 47 (61.84%) Network Security
5 44 (57.89%) F5
6 29 (38.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 28 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
8 26 (34.21%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (28.95%) Citrix
9 22 (28.95%) CCNP
9 22 (28.95%) Windows
10 21 (27.63%) Telecoms
10 21 (27.63%) Load Balancing
11 20 (26.32%) CCSE
12 19 (25.00%) SSL
13 18 (23.68%) Juniper
14 16 (21.05%) Nokia
15 15 (19.74%) NetScaler
16 14 (18.42%) FortiGate
16 14 (18.42%) WAN
16 14 (18.42%) Finance
17 13 (17.11%) Active Directory
17 13 (17.11%) Cisco Nexus
18 12 (15.79%) Degree
18 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
19 11 (14.47%) Linux
19 11 (14.47%) ITIL
19 11 (14.47%) TCP/IP
19 11 (14.47%) McAfee

ProxySG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing ProxySG 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 ProxySG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.32%) TeamSite
2 1 (1.32%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 69 (90.79%) Firewall
2 47 (61.84%) Network Security
3 29 (38.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 28 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (25.00%) SSL
6 15 (19.74%) NetScaler
7 14 (18.42%) WAN
8 13 (17.11%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (14.47%) TCP/IP
9 11 (14.47%) BGP
10 9 (11.84%) OSPF
10 9 (11.84%) VPN
10 9 (11.84%) Internet
10 9 (11.84%) Broadband
10 9 (11.84%) BIG-IP
11 7 (9.21%) MPLS
11 7 (9.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 7 (9.21%) Cisco PIX
12 6 (7.89%) DNS
12 6 (7.89%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 21 (27.63%) Telecoms
2 14 (18.42%) Finance
3 2 (2.63%) Legal
3 2 (2.63%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.32%) Electronics
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (44.74%) Security Engineer
2 20 (26.32%) Network Engineer
3 19 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (11.84%) Architect
4 9 (11.84%) Network Architect
4 9 (11.84%) IP Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Network Consultant
5 6 (7.89%) Consultant
6 5 (6.58%) Designer
7 4 (5.26%) Security Designer
7 4 (5.26%) Network Security Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) Systems Designer
7 4 (5.26%) Security Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) Network Design Consultant
8 3 (3.95%) Network Security Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Security Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (3.95%) Development Specialist
8 3 (3.95%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Smartphone
2 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.63%) Clustering
4 1 (1.32%) DataPower
4 1 (1.32%) DTV
4 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.95%) Windows
2 11 (14.47%) Linux
3 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.63%) Load Balancing
2 11 (14.47%) ITIL
3 9 (11.84%) Change Control
3 9 (11.84%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 7 (9.21%) Requirements Analysis
4 7 (9.21%) Project Management
4 7 (9.21%) Network Design
5 6 (7.89%) SIEM
6 5 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (6.58%) Migration
7 4 (5.26%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.26%) PRINCE
7 4 (5.26%) ITIL V3
7 4 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (3.95%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.95%) Service Management
8 3 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.95%) Information Security
9 2 (2.63%) Demand Forecasting
9 2 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (34.21%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (28.95%) CCNP
3 20 (26.32%) CCSE
4 12 (15.79%) Degree
5 10 (13.16%) SC Cleared
5 10 (13.16%) Security Cleared
5 10 (13.16%) CCSA
5 10 (13.16%) CISSP
6 9 (11.84%) CCNA
7 7 (9.21%) JNCIS
8 5 (6.58%) CCIP
8 5 (6.58%) CCIE
9 2 (2.63%) CCSP
9 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.63%) MCITP
9 2 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.32%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.84%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.63%) QA
3 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (17.11%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.63%) XenApp
3 2 (2.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (18.42%) FortiGate
2 6 (7.89%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.63%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.63%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (2.63%) Netcool
3 2 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.32%) WSUS
4 1 (1.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 76 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 55 (72.37%) Cisco
2 55 (72.37%) CheckPoint
3 44 (57.89%) F5
4 22 (28.95%) Citrix
5 18 (23.68%) Juniper
6 16 (21.05%) Nokia
7 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 11 (14.47%) McAfee
8 11 (14.47%) VMware
9 10 (13.16%) Symantec
10 9 (11.84%) Sourcefire
11 7 (9.21%) HP
11 7 (9.21%) BMC
12 5 (6.58%) EMC
12 5 (6.58%) SevOne
13 2 (2.63%) AppSense
13 2 (2.63%) Acronis
13 2 (2.63%) Remedy
13 2 (2.63%) Websense
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