The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 24 March 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blue Coat
South East / Berkshire
Rank 134 182 193
Rank change year-on-year +48 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 49 38 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.45% 0.77% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 2.80% 1.42% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15 28 28
Median salary £50,000 £49,750 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.50% +18.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £35,000 £41,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £66,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -  

Blue Coat is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1747 2675 2669
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 51.75% 54.15% 49.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1380 2155 1964
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Blue Coat as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Blue Coat in Berkshire

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Blue Coat in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Blue Coat in Berkshire

Blue Coat
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Blue Coat in Berkshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Blue Coat in Berkshire

Blue Coat
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Reading +44 44 £50,000 - 1
Blue Coat
South East

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 111 (94.87%) F5
2 93 (79.49%) CheckPoint
3 92 (78.63%) Juniper
4 87 (74.36%) Cisco
5 85 (72.65%) Risk Management
6 84 (71.79%) Palo Alto
7 81 (69.23%) TCP/IP
8 74 (63.25%) Linux
9 71 (60.68%) Unix
9 71 (60.68%) Firewall
10 66 (56.41%) Sourcefire
11 53 (45.30%) Windows
12 47 (40.17%) Information Security
13 44 (37.61%) Kalman Filter
13 44 (37.61%) Windows Server 2008
14 43 (36.75%) Crossbeam
15 42 (35.90%) Solaris
15 42 (35.90%) Windows 2000
15 42 (35.90%) Windows Server 2003
16 34 (29.06%) SLA
17 32 (27.35%) Mentoring
18 30 (25.64%) Network Security
18 30 (25.64%) Fortinet
19 29 (24.79%) ITIL
19 29 (24.79%) Security Operations
20 28 (23.93%) German Language
21 27 (23.08%) Internet
21 27 (23.08%) Security Operations Centre
22 24 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
22 24 (20.51%) ProxySG

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 21 (17.95%) MS Excel
1 21 (17.95%) MS Office
1 21 (17.95%) MS PowerPoint
1 21 (17.95%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 81 (69.23%) TCP/IP
2 71 (60.68%) Firewall
3 30 (25.64%) Network Security
4 27 (23.08%) Internet
5 22 (18.80%) VPN
6 20 (17.09%) HTTP
6 20 (17.09%) SSL
7 3 (2.56%) MPLS
7 3 (2.56%) Multicast
7 3 (2.56%) OSPF
7 3 (2.56%) RIP
7 3 (2.56%) VLAN
7 3 (2.56%) VRRP
7 3 (2.56%) WAN
8 2 (1.71%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.85%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (0.85%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.71%) InfluxDB
1 2 (1.71%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 28 (23.93%) German Language
2 20 (17.09%) French Language
3 3 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 75 (64.10%) Security Engineer
2 65 (55.56%) Juniper Engineer
3 53 (45.30%) Senior Security Engineer
4 25 (21.37%) Blue Coat Engineer
5 22 (18.80%) Cisco Engineer
6 21 (17.95%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 21 (17.95%) Consultant
6 21 (17.95%) Security Consultant
6 21 (17.95%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 18 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (8.55%) Team Leader
9 9 (7.69%) Network Engineer
10 7 (5.98%) Network Support
10 7 (5.98%) Network Support Engineer
10 7 (5.98%) SOC Engineer
10 7 (5.98%) Support Engineer
11 5 (4.27%) Analyst
12 4 (3.42%) Firewall Engineer
12 4 (3.42%) Firewall Support
12 4 (3.42%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.42%) .NET
1 4 (3.42%) Ajax
1 4 (3.42%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.08%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 74 (63.25%) Linux
2 71 (60.68%) Unix
3 53 (45.30%) Windows
4 44 (37.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (35.90%) Solaris
5 42 (35.90%) Windows 2000
5 42 (35.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.71%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (72.65%) Risk Management
2 47 (40.17%) Information Security
3 44 (37.61%) Kalman Filter
4 32 (27.35%) Mentoring
5 29 (24.79%) ITIL
5 29 (24.79%) Security Operations
6 22 (18.80%) Content Management
6 22 (18.80%) Identity Management
6 22 (18.80%) Security Management
7 21 (17.95%) Coaching
8 5 (4.27%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.27%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (4.27%) Statistics
8 5 (4.27%) Time Management
9 4 (3.42%) Ethical Hacking
9 4 (3.42%) OWASP
9 4 (3.42%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (2.56%) Service Delivery
11 2 (1.71%) Cybersecurity
11 2 (1.71%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.42%) Bash Shell
1 4 (3.42%) Java
1 4 (3.42%) Perl
1 4 (3.42%) PHP
1 4 (3.42%) PowerShell
1 4 (3.42%) Python
1 4 (3.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (19.66%) CCIE
2 23 (19.66%) CCSE
3 22 (18.80%) CCSP
3 22 (18.80%) JNCIS
4 3 (2.56%) CISSP
5 2 (1.71%) CEH
5 2 (1.71%) CISA
5 2 (1.71%) Degree
5 2 (1.71%) GCIH
5 2 (1.71%) MCP
6 1 (0.85%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (29.06%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.85%) GDPR
System Software
1 24 (20.51%) ProxySG
2 2 (1.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.56%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.71%) Nessus
Vendors
1 111 (94.87%) F5
2 93 (79.49%) CheckPoint
3 92 (78.63%) Juniper
4 87 (74.36%) Cisco
5 84 (71.79%) Palo Alto
6 66 (56.41%) Sourcefire
7 43 (36.75%) Crossbeam
8 30 (25.64%) Fortinet
9 22 (18.80%) HP
9 22 (18.80%) Imperva
9 22 (18.80%) Intel Security
9 22 (18.80%) Proofpoint
9 22 (18.80%) TippingPoint
10 21 (17.95%) Microsoft
11 4 (3.42%) Nokia
12 3 (2.56%) Brocade
13 2 (1.71%) Infovista
13 2 (1.71%) Riverbed
14 1 (0.85%) Forcepoint
14 1 (0.85%) Sophos
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