The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blue Coat
South East / Kent
Rank 65 97 91
Rank change year-on-year +32 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 18 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.24% 0.71% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 4.89% 1.52% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 7
Median salary £40,000 £36,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% -23.68%  
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 Kent.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 368 525 475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 45.83% 46.46% 50.16%
Number of salaries quoted 296 457 428
Median salary £39,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.40% -1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Blue Coat in Kent

Blue Coat
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Blue Coat in Kent over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Blue Coat in Kent

Blue Coat
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the Kent region over the 3 months to 25 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
Maidstone -5 6 £40,000 -5.88%
Blue Coat
South East

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 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 Kent region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 23 (100.00%) Cisco
1 23 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 23 (100.00%) F5
2 20 (86.96%) Network Security
3 18 (78.26%) Palo Alto
4 17 (73.91%) Firewall
5 15 (65.22%) Fortinet
6 11 (47.83%) Forcepoint
7 10 (43.48%) Project Management
7 10 (43.48%) LAN
7 10 (43.48%) WAN
8 9 (39.13%) SLA
8 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (39.13%) Wireless
8 9 (39.13%) Presales
8 9 (39.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 9 (39.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 9 (39.13%) Aruba
8 9 (39.13%) Change Management
9 8 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (34.78%) Juniper
10 7 (30.43%) SSL
10 7 (30.43%) VPN
11 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
11 6 (26.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
11 6 (26.09%) CCSE
11 6 (26.09%) Sourcefire
11 6 (26.09%) MS Office
11 6 (26.09%) Microsoft

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
1 6 (26.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (86.96%) Network Security
2 17 (73.91%) Firewall
3 10 (43.48%) LAN
3 10 (43.48%) WAN
4 9 (39.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 9 (39.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 9 (39.13%) Wireless
5 8 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (30.43%) SSL
6 7 (30.43%) VPN
7 3 (13.04%) BIG-IP
7 3 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (13.04%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (13.04%) DHCP
7 3 (13.04%) DNS
7 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
7 3 (13.04%) WAAS
7 3 (13.04%) Wireshark
8 2 (8.70%) Internet
General
1 3 (13.04%) Banking
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Network Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Network Security Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Security Engineer
3 8 (34.78%) Escalation Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) IT Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) IT Security Engineer
5 6 (26.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Check Point Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Check Point Support
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco Security Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco Support
6 3 (13.04%) Firewall Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Firewall Support
6 3 (13.04%) Juniper Support
6 3 (13.04%) Network Security Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Technical Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
1 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
1 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
1 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Project Management
2 9 (39.13%) Change Management
2 9 (39.13%) Presales
3 6 (26.09%) CRM
4 5 (21.74%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) Network Architecture
5 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
5 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
5 3 (13.04%) Service Management
6 2 (8.70%) Change Control
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (26.09%) CCNP
2 6 (26.09%) CCSE
3 3 (13.04%) CCNA
3 3 (13.04%) Degree
3 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (39.13%) SLA
2 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco
1 23 (100.00%) F5
2 18 (78.26%) Palo Alto
3 15 (65.22%) Fortinet
4 11 (47.83%) Forcepoint
5 9 (39.13%) Aruba
6 8 (34.78%) Juniper
7 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
7 6 (26.09%) Sourcefire
8 3 (13.04%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 3 (13.04%) FireEye
8 3 (13.04%) LogLogic
8 3 (13.04%) Radianz
8 3 (13.04%) Riverbed
8 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds
8 3 (13.04%) TippingPoint
8 3 (13.04%) Tufin