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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat Proxy SG
Rank 875 840 835
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -5
Permanent jobs citing ProxySG 22 50 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.046% 0.043%
As % of the System Software category 0.16% 0.43% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 18 26 35
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +21.42%

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
13359 11509 11767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.93% 10.51% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11334 9517 10121
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 19 December 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 19 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
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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 -33 19 £57,500 +27.77%
London +16 5 £42,500 -19.81%
Leeds -5 5 £55,000 -
South East -9 5 £65,000 +18.18%
Berkshire -13 5 £65,000 +18.18%
West Yorkshire -14 5 £55,000 -
Yorkshire -24 5 £55,000 -
City of London +23 3 £42,500 -19.81%
Reading -6 3 £65,000 +23.80%
Cardiff - 3 £32,000 -
South Wales - 3 £32,000 -
Wales - 3 £32,000 -
East Midlands +28 2 £45,000 +32.35%
Swindon +7 2 £57,500 -
South West -5 2 £57,500 +43.75%
Wiltshire -6 2 £57,500 -
Uxbridge - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £45,000 -
Nottingham - 2 £45,000 -

ProxySG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 54 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 46 (85.19%) Firewall
3 43 (79.63%) Cisco
4 39 (72.22%) CheckPoint
5 31 (57.41%) F5
5 31 (57.41%) Network Security
6 21 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
7 20 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 18 (33.33%) CCNP
8 18 (33.33%) Citrix
8 18 (33.33%) Load Balancing
9 17 (31.48%) Telecoms
10 15 (27.78%) Windows
11 14 (25.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 13 (24.07%) Juniper
13 11 (20.37%) Nokia
13 11 (20.37%) McAfee
13 11 (20.37%) Degree
13 11 (20.37%) MPLS
13 11 (20.37%) BGP
13 11 (20.37%) Finance
14 10 (18.52%) FortiGate
14 10 (18.52%) OSPF
14 10 (18.52%) SSL
14 10 (18.52%) Wireless
14 10 (18.52%) SC Cleared
14 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
14 10 (18.52%) Active Directory
14 10 (18.52%) Microsoft

ProxySG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (85.19%) Firewall
2 31 (57.41%) Network Security
3 21 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (25.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 11 (20.37%) BGP
6 11 (20.37%) MPLS
7 10 (18.52%) OSPF
7 10 (18.52%) Wireless
7 10 (18.52%) SSL
8 9 (16.67%) WAN
9 8 (14.81%) VPN
9 8 (14.81%) DNS
9 8 (14.81%) NetScaler
10 7 (12.96%) Cisco PIX
10 7 (12.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 7 (12.96%) DHCP
10 7 (12.96%) TCP/IP
10 7 (12.96%) TACACS
11 6 (11.11%) IPv4
General
1 17 (31.48%) Telecoms
2 11 (20.37%) Finance
3 3 (5.56%) Welsh Language
4 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.70%) Legal
5 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) Billing
5 1 (1.85%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) Security Engineer
2 18 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 12 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) Network Architect
4 9 (16.67%) Architect
5 7 (12.96%) Network Consultant
5 7 (12.96%) Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Development Specialist
6 4 (7.41%) Security Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Product Specialist
6 4 (7.41%) IP Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Network Design Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Network Security Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Linux Specialist
7 3 (5.56%) Network Team Leader
7 3 (5.56%) Network Security Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Security Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Team Leader
7 3 (5.56%) Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Smartphone
1 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.85%) Derivative
2 1 (1.85%) DTV
2 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.85%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.78%) Windows
2 8 (14.81%) Linux
3 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 8 (14.81%) Change Control
3 7 (12.96%) Requirements Analysis
3 7 (12.96%) Network Design
4 6 (11.11%) Migration
4 6 (11.11%) SIEM
5 5 (9.26%) Project Management
6 4 (7.41%) ITIL
6 4 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (7.41%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 3 (5.56%) Line Management
7 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.56%) ITIL V3
7 3 (5.56%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.56%) Information Security
8 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.70%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 20 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (33.33%) CCNP
3 11 (20.37%) Degree
4 10 (18.52%) SC Cleared
4 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
5 7 (12.96%) CCSE
5 7 (12.96%) CCNA
6 6 (11.11%) CCIP
6 6 (11.11%) CCIE
7 5 (9.26%) CCSA
7 5 (9.26%) CISSP
8 2 (3.70%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.85%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) QA
3 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (18.52%) FortiGate
2 8 (14.81%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.85%) WSUS
4 1 (1.85%) SCCM
4 1 (1.85%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.85%) Netcool
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 43 (79.63%) Cisco
3 39 (72.22%) CheckPoint
4 31 (57.41%) F5
5 18 (33.33%) Citrix
6 13 (24.07%) Juniper
7 11 (20.37%) Nokia
7 11 (20.37%) McAfee
8 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
9 8 (14.81%) BMC
9 8 (14.81%) Symantec
10 7 (12.96%) VMware
10 7 (12.96%) HP
10 7 (12.96%) EMC
10 7 (12.96%) Sourcefire
11 6 (11.11%) SevOne
12 5 (9.26%) SolarWinds
13 3 (5.56%) Mitel
14 2 (3.70%) Websense
14 2 (3.70%) Remedy