Period
to 20 November 2017

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 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 108 142
Rank change year-on-year +18 +34 -31
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 18 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.36% 0.89% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 3.26% 1.92% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 6
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,800 £23,250 £19,500
90th Percentile £41,500 £73,750 £42,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £49,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year -19.19% +5.32% +10.59%

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 Kent.

All Vendors
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 552 780 1002
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 41.82% 46.37% 45.22%
Number of salaries quoted 476 667 884
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £23,625 £22,300 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £55,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 6 months to 20 November 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 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
Dartford - 10 - -
Blue Coat
South East

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 Kent region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 17 (94.44%) CheckPoint
2 12 (66.67%) Cisco
3 11 (61.11%) LAN
3 11 (61.11%) WAN
4 10 (55.56%) ProxySG
4 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (55.56%) ProCurve
4 10 (55.56%) Riverbed
4 10 (55.56%) Aruba
4 10 (55.56%) Telepresence
4 10 (55.56%) 802.1X
4 10 (55.56%) DHCP
4 10 (55.56%) SNMP
4 10 (55.56%) DNS
4 10 (55.56%) WLAN
4 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 10 (55.56%) HP
4 10 (55.56%) 802.11
4 10 (55.56%) MPLS
4 10 (55.56%) DPNSS
4 10 (55.56%) QSIG
4 10 (55.56%) Wireless
4 10 (55.56%) IPsec
4 10 (55.56%) VMware
4 10 (55.56%) Virtual Servers
5 8 (44.44%) Firewall
6 7 (38.89%) F5
7 6 (33.33%) Palo Alto
7 6 (33.33%) Network Security

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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) LAN
1 11 (61.11%) WAN
2 10 (55.56%) 802.11
2 10 (55.56%) DHCP
2 10 (55.56%) DNS
2 10 (55.56%) DPNSS
2 10 (55.56%) IPsec
2 10 (55.56%) MPLS
2 10 (55.56%) QSIG
2 10 (55.56%) SNMP
2 10 (55.56%) Telepresence
2 10 (55.56%) Wireless
2 10 (55.56%) WLAN
3 8 (44.44%) Firewall
4 6 (33.33%) Network Security
5 5 (27.78%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (5.56%) Internet
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 10 (55.56%) Network Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Analyst
4 5 (27.78%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (27.78%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Escalation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Firewall Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Firewall Support
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Network Support
5 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) 802.1X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (27.78%) Information Security
1 5 (27.78%) Security Operations
2 1 (5.56%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CCNA
1 1 (5.56%) CCSE
1 1 (5.56%) CISA
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.56%) CISM
1 1 (5.56%) CISSP
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 10 (55.56%) ProxySG
1 10 (55.56%) Virtual Servers
1 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) CheckPoint
2 12 (66.67%) Cisco
3 10 (55.56%) Aruba
3 10 (55.56%) HP
3 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 10 (55.56%) ProCurve
3 10 (55.56%) Riverbed
3 10 (55.56%) VMware
4 7 (38.89%) F5
5 6 (33.33%) Palo Alto
6 5 (27.78%) Fortinet
7 2 (11.11%) Forcepoint
7 2 (11.11%) Juniper
8 1 (5.56%) Avaya