The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blue Coat
UK / England
Rank 636 701 657
Rank change year-on-year +65 -44  
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 191 220 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.23% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 0.50% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 133 184 204
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £30,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,500 £65,000
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 England.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 34379 43985 46382
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.70% 45.75% 47.10%
Number of salaries quoted 27874 36343 37821
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Blue Coat in England

Blue Coat
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Blue Coat in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Blue Coat in England

Blue Coat
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the England region over the 3 months to 23 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
South East +71 83 £50,000 +0.50% 3
London +77 74 £57,500 -4.16% 6
East of England +29 17 £29,500 +5.35%
West Midlands +30 6 £67,500 +3.84%
Yorkshire +23 6 £57,500 +9.52% 4
North West -14 5 £60,000 +23.07% 2
Blue Coat
UK

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 257 (75.81%) CheckPoint
2 254 (74.93%) Cisco
3 224 (66.08%) F5
4 217 (64.01%) Firewall
5 196 (57.82%) Juniper
6 168 (49.56%) Palo Alto
7 138 (40.71%) Network Security
8 134 (39.53%) Windows
9 133 (39.23%) Linux
10 125 (36.87%) TCP/IP
11 119 (35.10%) Cisco Certification
12 99 (29.20%) Risk Management
13 95 (28.02%) Unix
14 82 (24.19%) VPN
15 81 (23.89%) Fortinet
16 80 (23.60%) WAN
17 71 (20.94%) Sourcefire
18 69 (20.35%) CCNP
18 69 (20.35%) Cisco ASA
19 68 (20.06%) ProxySG
20 67 (19.76%) Information Security
20 67 (19.76%) CCIE
21 66 (19.47%) LAN
22 65 (19.17%) DNS
23 64 (18.88%) ITIL
24 59 (17.40%) OSPF
25 57 (16.81%) BGP
26 55 (16.22%) SSL
26 55 (16.22%) CCSE
26 55 (16.22%) Mentoring

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 13 (3.83%) Tomcat
1 13 (3.83%) WebLogic
2 12 (3.54%) Apache
2 12 (3.54%) IIS
2 12 (3.54%) Skype for Business
3 7 (2.06%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.18%) JBoss
5 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.88%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 31 (9.14%) MS Office
2 29 (8.55%) MS Excel
3 24 (7.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (6.49%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.59%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.47%) SaaS
4 4 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.18%) IaaS
4 4 (1.18%) PaaS
5 1 (0.29%) G Suite
5 1 (0.29%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 217 (64.01%) Firewall
2 138 (40.71%) Network Security
3 125 (36.87%) TCP/IP
4 82 (24.19%) VPN
5 80 (23.60%) WAN
6 69 (20.35%) Cisco ASA
7 66 (19.47%) LAN
8 65 (19.17%) DNS
9 59 (17.40%) OSPF
10 57 (16.81%) BGP
11 55 (16.22%) SSL
12 48 (14.16%) DHCP
12 48 (14.16%) Wireless
13 47 (13.86%) Internet
14 37 (10.91%) BIG-IP
15 31 (9.14%) MPLS
16 30 (8.85%) Cisco IOS
17 28 (8.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 26 (7.67%) HTTP
18 26 (7.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.47%) SQL Server
1 5 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (1.18%) Oracle Database
2 4 (1.18%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.59%) InfluxDB
4 2 (0.59%) MS Access
4 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 52 (15.34%) Finance
2 26 (7.67%) German Language
3 19 (5.60%) French Language
4 11 (3.24%) Banking
5 5 (1.47%) Legal
6 4 (1.18%) Law
6 4 (1.18%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.18%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.88%) Retail
8 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.29%) Billing
9 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Marketing
9 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 123 (36.28%) Security Engineer
2 81 (23.89%) Network Engineer
3 72 (21.24%) Juniper Engineer
4 59 (17.40%) Senior Security Engineer
5 52 (15.34%) Consultant
5 52 (15.34%) Security Consultant
6 50 (14.75%) Cisco Engineer
7 42 (12.39%) Network Security Engineer
8 37 (10.91%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 36 (10.62%) Blue Coat Engineer
10 34 (10.03%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 30 (8.85%) Analyst
12 29 (8.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 23 (6.78%) Security Analyst
14 19 (5.60%) Architect
14 19 (5.60%) NOC Engineer
14 19 (5.60%) Security Specialist
14 19 (5.60%) Senior Network Engineer
15 18 (5.31%) Linux Engineer
16 17 (5.01%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.31%) 802.1X
2 10 (2.95%) Web Services
3 8 (2.36%) Middleware
4 6 (1.77%) HTML
5 4 (1.18%) .NET
5 4 (1.18%) Ajax
5 4 (1.18%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.16%) Data Centre
2 38 (11.21%) Security Operations Centre
3 17 (5.01%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.54%) Fat Client
4 12 (3.54%) Thin Client
5 11 (3.24%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.06%) RSA SecurID
7 6 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (0.88%) User Experience
9 2 (0.59%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.59%) iPhone
9 2 (0.59%) NHS
10 1 (0.29%) BYOD
10 1 (0.29%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.29%) Replication
10 1 (0.29%) SCADA
10 1 (0.29%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 134 (39.53%) Windows
2 133 (39.23%) Linux
3 95 (28.02%) Unix
4 52 (15.34%) Solaris
5 44 (12.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (12.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 41 (12.09%) Windows 2000
8 18 (5.31%) Windows Server
9 9 (2.65%) Windows XP
10 8 (2.36%) Windows 7
11 5 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (1.18%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.59%) Android
13 2 (0.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (29.20%) Risk Management
2 67 (19.76%) Information Security
3 64 (18.88%) ITIL
4 55 (16.22%) Mentoring
5 52 (15.34%) Kalman Filter
6 44 (12.98%) Security Operations
7 36 (10.62%) Presales
8 29 (8.55%) Change Management
9 26 (7.67%) Cybersecurity
10 23 (6.78%) Network Design
10 23 (6.78%) Security Management
11 22 (6.49%) Content Management
11 22 (6.49%) Identity Management
12 21 (6.19%) Coaching
12 21 (6.19%) Project Management
13 20 (5.90%) Load Balancing
13 20 (5.90%) SIEM
14 18 (5.31%) Service Delivery
15 17 (5.01%) Change Control
15 17 (5.01%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.36%) Python
2 7 (2.06%) Perl
2 7 (2.06%) PHP
3 6 (1.77%) SQL
4 4 (1.18%) Bash Shell
4 4 (1.18%) C
4 4 (1.18%) Java
4 4 (1.18%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.18%) Ruby
5 3 (0.88%) C++
5 3 (0.88%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 119 (35.10%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (20.35%) CCNP
3 67 (19.76%) CCIE
4 55 (16.22%) CCSE
5 32 (9.44%) Degree
6 28 (8.26%) JNCIS
7 25 (7.37%) CCNA
7 25 (7.37%) CCSP
8 19 (5.60%) Security Cleared
9 17 (5.01%) CISSP
10 11 (3.24%) GIAC
11 10 (2.95%) GCIH
12 8 (2.36%) GCIA
12 8 (2.36%) SANS
12 8 (2.36%) SC Cleared
13 7 (2.06%) CISA
14 5 (1.47%) CSSLP
14 5 (1.47%) JNCIE
15 4 (1.18%) CCSA
15 4 (1.18%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (14.45%) SLA
2 17 (5.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.95%) ISO27002
4 9 (2.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (2.36%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.29%) GDPR
7 1 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 68 (20.06%) ProxySG
2 34 (10.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (7.37%) Active Directory
4 12 (3.54%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.18%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (1.18%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.88%) Sendmail
6 3 (0.88%) Snort
6 3 (0.88%) XenApp
7 2 (0.59%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (0.59%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 14 (4.13%) Nagios
2 13 (3.83%) Cisco CUCM
3 10 (2.95%) McAfee ePO
3 10 (2.95%) SCOM
4 8 (2.36%) BladeLogic
4 8 (2.36%) Control-M
4 8 (2.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 8 (2.36%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (2.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (2.06%) MIMEsweeper
6 6 (1.77%) SCCM
7 4 (1.18%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (1.18%) FortiGate
7 4 (1.18%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.88%) MAILsweeper
8 3 (0.88%) Nessus
8 3 (0.88%) Proventia
8 3 (0.88%) TrustSec
9 2 (0.59%) HP NNM
10 1 (0.29%) OPNET
Vendors
1 257 (75.81%) CheckPoint
2 254 (74.93%) Cisco
3 224 (66.08%) F5
4 196 (57.82%) Juniper
5 168 (49.56%) Palo Alto
6 81 (23.89%) Fortinet
7 71 (20.94%) Sourcefire
8 48 (14.16%) Microsoft
9 47 (13.86%) Intel Security
10 45 (13.27%) Imperva
11 43 (12.68%) Forcepoint
12 42 (12.39%) Crossbeam
13 39 (11.50%) Citrix
14 37 (10.91%) HP
14 37 (10.91%) VMware
15 30 (8.85%) Riverbed
16 29 (8.55%) SolarWinds
17 28 (8.26%) TippingPoint
18 25 (7.37%) Aruba
19 22 (6.49%) Proofpoint
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