Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 863 902 877
Rank change year-on-year +39 -25 -66
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 291 298 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.39% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 202 197 353
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +2.04% +3.16%
10th Percentile £36,025 £32,900 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 74722 77148 94029
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.35% 43.70% 45.71%
Number of salaries quoted 58265 62894 77308
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Blue Coat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +16 123 £40,000 -19.19% 5
London -16 67 £58,525 +1.78% 9
East of England +10 37 £52,500 +50.00% 3
North of England +19 34 £47,500 +5.56% 1
North West +8 32 £47,500 -2.56%
South West +25 16 £46,500 -13.08%
Midlands +22 16 £51,250 -10.87% 3
West Midlands +11 9 £55,000 +10.00% 3
East Midlands +33 7 £47,500 -20.83%
Yorkshire +2 2 £42,500 +11.84% 1
Blue Coat
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 231 (79.38%) Cisco
2 219 (75.26%) Firewall
3 204 (70.10%) CheckPoint
4 169 (58.08%) Juniper
5 138 (47.42%) F5
6 111 (38.14%) Palo Alto
7 104 (35.74%) Windows
8 88 (30.24%) TCP/IP
9 85 (29.21%) ITIL
9 85 (29.21%) WAN
10 84 (28.87%) Cisco Certification
11 82 (28.18%) LAN
12 75 (25.77%) Linux
13 74 (25.43%) Network Security
14 73 (25.09%) Cisco ASA
15 66 (22.68%) DNS
15 66 (22.68%) ProxySG
16 62 (21.31%) SIEM
17 60 (20.62%) CCNP
18 57 (19.59%) Finance
19 56 (19.24%) Unix
19 56 (19.24%) MPLS
20 53 (18.21%) Data Centre
21 51 (17.53%) DHCP
22 50 (17.18%) Cybersecurity
23 42 (14.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
24 41 (14.09%) Mentoring
24 41 (14.09%) VMware
24 41 (14.09%) Citrix
25 39 (13.40%) Active Directory

Blue Coat
Co-occurring 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 14 (4.81%) MS Exchange
2 12 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.06%) CMS
5 3 (1.03%) IIS
5 3 (1.03%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.69%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.34%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.47%) Akamai
2 8 (2.75%) Office 365
3 5 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.03%) IaaS
5 3 (1.03%) PaaS
6 2 (0.69%) GitHub
6 2 (0.69%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.69%) SaaS
7 1 (0.34%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 219 (75.26%) Firewall
2 88 (30.24%) TCP/IP
3 85 (29.21%) WAN
4 82 (28.18%) LAN
5 74 (25.43%) Network Security
6 73 (25.09%) Cisco ASA
7 66 (22.68%) DNS
8 56 (19.24%) MPLS
9 51 (17.53%) DHCP
10 37 (12.71%) VPN
11 36 (12.37%) Wireless
12 34 (11.68%) BGP
13 31 (10.65%) OSPF
14 30 (10.31%) IPsec
15 27 (9.28%) Cisco Nexus
16 23 (7.90%) IP Telephony
17 22 (7.56%) VLAN
18 19 (6.53%) Junos
19 16 (5.50%) EIGRP
20 14 (4.81%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.34%) Couchbase
3 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.34%) Ingres
3 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.03%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (0.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 57 (19.59%) Finance
2 34 (11.68%) German Language
3 26 (8.93%) French Language
4 23 (7.90%) Digital Economy
5 17 (5.84%) Legal
6 8 (2.75%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.41%) Banking
8 3 (1.03%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.69%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.69%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.34%) International Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Law
10 1 (0.34%) Retail
Job Titles
1 88 (30.24%) Network Engineer
2 61 (20.96%) Analyst
3 54 (18.56%) Security Engineer
4 48 (16.49%) Security Analyst
5 26 (8.93%) Firewall Analyst
5 26 (8.93%) Firewall Engineer
6 24 (8.25%) Consultant
6 24 (8.25%) Network Security Engineer
7 23 (7.90%) Cisco Engineer
8 22 (7.56%) Blue Coat Analyst
9 21 (7.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 21 (7.22%) Network Support
10 19 (6.53%) Senior Network Engineer
11 15 (5.15%) Blue Coat Consultant
11 15 (5.15%) Support Engineer
12 14 (4.81%) Cisco Analyst
12 14 (4.81%) Security Manager
13 13 (4.47%) Information Analyst
13 13 (4.47%) Information Security Analyst
13 13 (4.47%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.81%) 802.1X
2 13 (4.47%) HTML
3 8 (2.75%) XMPP
4 5 (1.72%) CSS
5 3 (1.03%) XML
6 2 (0.69%) JSON
6 2 (0.69%) REST
7 1 (0.34%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 53 (18.21%) Data Centre
2 16 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.12%) Reinsurance
4 8 (2.75%) Security Operations Centre
5 5 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.72%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.37%) User Experience
7 3 (1.03%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.03%) Cyber Attack
7 3 (1.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.03%) Internet of Things
7 3 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.69%) Clustering
8 2 (0.69%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.69%) iPad
8 2 (0.69%) iSeries
8 2 (0.69%) PKI
8 2 (0.69%) Shadow IT
Operating Systems
1 104 (35.74%) Windows
2 75 (25.77%) Linux
3 56 (19.24%) Unix
4 33 (11.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (9.97%) Solaris
5 29 (9.97%) Windows 2000
5 29 (9.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (9.28%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.03%) VMS
10 2 (0.69%) CentOS
10 2 (0.69%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.69%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.69%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.69%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.34%) AIX
11 1 (0.34%) Android
11 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (29.21%) ITIL
2 62 (21.31%) SIEM
3 50 (17.18%) Cybersecurity
4 42 (14.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 41 (14.09%) Mentoring
6 37 (12.71%) Network Design
7 33 (11.34%) Information Security
7 33 (11.34%) Penetration Testing
8 30 (10.31%) Change Management
9 28 (9.62%) Analytics
10 27 (9.28%) Threat Intelligence
11 26 (8.93%) Incident Management
11 26 (8.93%) Load Balancing
12 25 (8.59%) Risk Management
12 25 (8.59%) Security Operations
13 20 (6.87%) Service Delivery
14 19 (6.53%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
15 18 (6.19%) Time Management
16 15 (5.15%) Computer Security
16 15 (5.15%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.47%) Python
2 7 (2.41%) SQL
3 5 (1.72%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.69%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.69%) Ruby
4 2 (0.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 84 (28.87%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (20.62%) CCNP
3 24 (8.25%) CCNA
4 22 (7.56%) GIAC
5 21 (7.22%) CCSA
6 20 (6.87%) SANS
6 20 (6.87%) Security Cleared
7 19 (6.53%) CCIE
8 18 (6.19%) CCSE
9 17 (5.84%) SC Cleared
10 15 (5.15%) CISSP
10 15 (5.15%) Degree
10 15 (5.15%) GCIA
10 15 (5.15%) GCIH
11 10 (3.44%) CISM
12 7 (2.41%) CEH
12 7 (2.41%) CISA
12 7 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.72%) JNCIA
13 5 (1.72%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.31%) SLA
2 19 (6.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (5.15%) NIST 800
4 3 (1.03%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.34%) COBIT
6 1 (0.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 66 (22.68%) ProxySG
2 39 (13.40%) Active Directory
3 34 (11.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (4.81%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (3.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 10 (3.44%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.03%) VMware NSX
6 3 (1.03%) XenApp
7 2 (0.69%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.69%) vSphere
7 2 (0.69%) Xen
7 2 (0.69%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (5.84%) McAfee ePO
2 16 (5.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 10 (3.44%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (2.06%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (2.06%) FortiGate
5 4 (1.37%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.37%) SCCM
5 4 (1.37%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (1.37%) TrustSec
5 4 (1.37%) vCenter Server
6 3 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.03%) Puppet
6 3 (1.03%) vRealize
7 2 (0.69%) Ansible
7 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.69%) SCSM
8 1 (0.34%) Cacti
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.34%) QRadar
8 1 (0.34%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 231 (79.38%) Cisco
2 204 (70.10%) CheckPoint
3 169 (58.08%) Juniper
4 138 (47.42%) F5
5 111 (38.14%) Palo Alto
6 41 (14.09%) Citrix
6 41 (14.09%) VMware
7 39 (13.40%) Microsoft
8 38 (13.06%) Crossbeam
9 37 (12.71%) Sourcefire
10 34 (11.68%) Fortinet
10 34 (11.68%) McAfee
11 21 (7.22%) HP
11 21 (7.22%) Riverbed
12 20 (6.87%) FireEye
13 18 (6.19%) Dell
14 16 (5.50%) Aruba
15 15 (5.15%) SolarWinds
16 11 (3.78%) ArcSight
17 10 (3.44%) ProCurve