The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 82 101
Rank change year-on-year -10 +19  
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 9 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.72% 0.92% 0.072%
As % of the Vendors category 1.86% 2.25% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 1
Median salary £60,000 £34,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +73.91% -56.87%  
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 Edinburgh.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 485 488 514
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 38.86% 40.77% 37.01%
Number of salaries quoted 276 248 328
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,231 £27,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £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 Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Blue Coat in Edinburgh

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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 10 (100.00%) F5
2 9 (90.00%) Fortinet
3 8 (80.00%) Network Security
4 6 (60.00%) CCNP
4 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (50.00%) OSPF
5 5 (50.00%) BGP
6 4 (40.00%) Retail
7 3 (30.00%) Network Design
8 2 (20.00%) Time Management
8 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
8 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
8 2 (20.00%) CCIE
8 2 (20.00%) LAN
9 1 (10.00%) Information Security
9 1 (10.00%) Banking
9 1 (10.00%) CCSE
9 1 (10.00%) DNS
9 1 (10.00%) Firewall
9 1 (10.00%) ITIL
9 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
9 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
9 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (10.00%) Coaching

Blue Coat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (80.00%) Network Security
3 5 (50.00%) BGP
3 5 (50.00%) OSPF
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (10.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) Firewall
General
1 4 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Design Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Design Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Network Design Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Network Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Network Design
2 2 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CCNP
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCIE
3 1 (10.00%) CCSE
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) F5
2 9 (90.00%) Fortinet
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