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 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 / Kent
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 73 96
Rank change year-on-year +4 +23  
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 7 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.05% 1.24% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 2.13% 2.39% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 6
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 £22,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% +91.01%  
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 Kent.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 328 502 514
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 49.10% 51.97% 47.90%
Number of salaries quoted 581 786 924
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

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 28 June 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 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
Maidstone -6 2 £40,000 -5.88%
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 Kent region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 26 (96.30%) Cisco
1 26 (96.30%) CheckPoint
1 26 (96.30%) Network Security
1 26 (96.30%) F5
2 23 (85.19%) Fortinet
2 23 (85.19%) Palo Alto
3 18 (66.67%) Firewall
4 14 (51.85%) Presales
5 12 (44.44%) Project Management
5 12 (44.44%) Forcepoint
5 12 (44.44%) LAN
5 12 (44.44%) WAN
5 12 (44.44%) VPN
5 12 (44.44%) SSL
6 11 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 9 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 9 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
7 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 9 (33.33%) CCNP
7 9 (33.33%) SLA
7 9 (33.33%) Windows
7 9 (33.33%) Linux
7 9 (33.33%) CRM
7 9 (33.33%) Windows XP
7 9 (33.33%) Change Management
7 9 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 9 (33.33%) Aruba

Blue Coat
Co-occurring 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 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 26 (96.30%) Network Security
2 18 (66.67%) Firewall
3 12 (44.44%) LAN
3 12 (44.44%) SSL
3 12 (44.44%) VPN
3 12 (44.44%) WAN
4 9 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 9 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 9 (33.33%) Wireless
5 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (3.70%) Internet
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Security Engineer
2 13 (48.15%) Network Engineer
2 13 (48.15%) Network Security Engineer
3 12 (44.44%) IT Engineer
3 12 (44.44%) IT Security Engineer
4 10 (37.04%) Escalation Engineer
5 9 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Blue Coat Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Check Point Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Check Point Support
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco Security Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Firewall Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Firewall Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Juniper Support
6 2 (7.41%) Network Support
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
1 9 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 9 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Presales
2 12 (44.44%) Project Management
3 9 (33.33%) Change Management
3 9 (33.33%) CRM
4 2 (7.41%) Change Control
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) PRINCE
4 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.70%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (33.33%) CCNP
2 9 (33.33%) CCSE
3 2 (7.41%) CCNA
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) CISA
4 1 (3.70%) CISM
4 1 (3.70%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 26 (96.30%) CheckPoint
1 26 (96.30%) Cisco
1 26 (96.30%) F5
2 23 (85.19%) Fortinet
2 23 (85.19%) Palo Alto
3 12 (44.44%) Forcepoint
4 9 (33.33%) Aruba
4 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 9 (33.33%) Sourcefire
5 3 (11.11%) Juniper
6 1 (3.70%) Avaya