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 28 June 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.

Blue Coat
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 172 164
Rank change year-on-year +37 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 44 39 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.33% 0.86% 1.17%
As % of the Vendors category 2.74% 1.74% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 23 21
Median salary £42,500 £49,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.26% -10.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £45,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £69,000 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +11.84%  

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 1604 2241 2606
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 48.58% 49.42% 51.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1262 1770 1872
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +35 35 £40,000 -27.27%
Newbury - 2 £42,500 -
Maidenhead +12 1 £45,000 -30.76%
Blue Coat
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 87 (93.55%) Juniper
2 84 (90.32%) F5
3 81 (87.10%) Firewall
4 80 (86.02%) CheckPoint
5 75 (80.65%) Palo Alto
6 73 (78.49%) Cisco
7 56 (60.22%) Digital Economy
7 56 (60.22%) Risk Management
7 56 (60.22%) Linux
8 55 (59.14%) TCP/IP
8 55 (59.14%) Unix
9 52 (55.91%) Sourcefire
10 51 (54.84%) Windows
11 47 (50.54%) SLA
12 38 (40.86%) Kalman Filter
13 37 (39.78%) Mentoring
14 33 (35.48%) ITIL
15 31 (33.33%) Solaris
15 31 (33.33%) Windows 2000
15 31 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
15 31 (33.33%) German Language
15 31 (33.33%) Crossbeam
15 31 (33.33%) Network Security
15 31 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
16 28 (30.11%) Fortinet
17 23 (24.73%) Information Security
18 21 (22.58%) French Language
18 21 (22.58%) ProxySG
18 21 (22.58%) CCSE
18 21 (22.58%) Internet

Blue Coat
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 19 (20.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 19 (20.43%) Microsoft Office
1 19 (20.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 19 (20.43%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 81 (87.10%) Firewall
2 55 (59.14%) TCP/IP
3 31 (33.33%) Network Security
4 21 (22.58%) Internet
5 19 (20.43%) VPN
6 6 (6.45%) WAN
6 6 (6.45%) Wireless
7 4 (4.30%) HTTP
7 4 (4.30%) SSL
8 2 (2.15%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.15%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (1.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (1.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 56 (60.22%) Digital Economy
2 31 (33.33%) German Language
3 21 (22.58%) French Language
4 2 (2.15%) Billing
5 1 (1.08%) Finance
5 1 (1.08%) Legal
5 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (73.12%) Security Engineer
2 59 (63.44%) Juniper Engineer
3 52 (55.91%) Senior Security Engineer
4 22 (23.66%) Blue Coat Engineer
5 19 (20.43%) Cisco Engineer
5 19 (20.43%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 19 (20.43%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 12 (12.90%) Team Leader
7 11 (11.83%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (11.83%) Network Engineer
8 8 (8.60%) Firewall Engineer
9 7 (7.53%) Analyst
10 6 (6.45%) Consultant
10 6 (6.45%) Security Consultant
10 6 (6.45%) SOC Engineer
11 5 (5.38%) Implementation Engineer
11 5 (5.38%) Network Implementation Engineer
11 5 (5.38%) Network Support
11 5 (5.38%) Network Support Engineer
11 5 (5.38%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.30%) .NET
1 4 (4.30%) Ajax
1 4 (4.30%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.43%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 56 (60.22%) Linux
2 55 (59.14%) Unix
3 51 (54.84%) Windows
4 31 (33.33%) Solaris
4 31 (33.33%) Windows 2000
4 31 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (60.22%) Risk Management
2 38 (40.86%) Kalman Filter
3 37 (39.78%) Mentoring
4 33 (35.48%) ITIL
5 23 (24.73%) Information Security
6 19 (20.43%) Coaching
6 19 (20.43%) Content Management
6 19 (20.43%) Identity Management
6 19 (20.43%) Security Management
6 19 (20.43%) Security Operations
7 12 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.30%) Ethical Hacking
8 4 (4.30%) OWASP
8 4 (4.30%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (4.30%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.15%) Business Development
9 2 (2.15%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (2.15%) IT Strategy
9 2 (2.15%) Migration
9 2 (2.15%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.30%) Bash Shell
1 4 (4.30%) Java
1 4 (4.30%) Perl
1 4 (4.30%) PHP
1 4 (4.30%) PowerShell
1 4 (4.30%) Python
1 4 (4.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (22.58%) CCIE
1 21 (22.58%) CCSE
1 21 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (20.43%) CCIE Service Provider
2 19 (20.43%) CCSP
2 19 (20.43%) JNCIS
3 3 (3.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (50.54%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (2.15%) GDPR
System Software
1 21 (22.58%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 87 (93.55%) Juniper
2 84 (90.32%) F5
3 80 (86.02%) CheckPoint
4 75 (80.65%) Palo Alto
5 73 (78.49%) Cisco
6 52 (55.91%) Sourcefire
7 31 (33.33%) Crossbeam
8 28 (30.11%) Fortinet
9 20 (21.51%) McAfee
10 19 (20.43%) HP
10 19 (20.43%) Imperva
10 19 (20.43%) Microsoft
10 19 (20.43%) Proofpoint
10 19 (20.43%) TippingPoint
11 6 (6.45%) Riverbed
12 4 (4.30%) Nokia
13 2 (2.15%) Forcepoint
13 2 (2.15%) Sophos
13 2 (2.15%) VMware
14 1 (1.08%) Radware