The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 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.

Blue Coat
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 109 128
Rank change year-on-year +46 +19  
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 43 30 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.45% 1.53% 0.95%
As % of the Vendors category 6.36% 2.85% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 19
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +19.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £52,600
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 Reading.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 676 1052 1194
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 54.30% 53.78% 49.18%
Number of salaries quoted 483 873 831
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Blue Coat in Reading

Blue Coat
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Blue Coat in Reading over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Blue Coat in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 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 Reading region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 104 (99.05%) F5
2 86 (81.90%) Juniper
2 86 (81.90%) CheckPoint
3 85 (80.95%) Risk Management
3 85 (80.95%) Palo Alto
4 83 (79.05%) Cisco
5 76 (72.38%) TCP/IP
6 71 (67.62%) Linux
6 71 (67.62%) Unix
7 66 (62.86%) Firewall
7 66 (62.86%) Sourcefire
8 52 (49.52%) Windows
9 46 (43.81%) Information Security
10 45 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
11 43 (40.95%) Crossbeam
12 42 (40.00%) Solaris
12 42 (40.00%) Windows 2000
12 42 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 42 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 35 (33.33%) SLA
14 31 (29.52%) Mentoring
15 30 (28.57%) ITIL
16 29 (27.62%) Security Operations
17 28 (26.67%) German Language
17 28 (26.67%) Network Security
18 27 (25.71%) Internet
18 27 (25.71%) Security Operations Centre
19 25 (23.81%) Fortinet
20 23 (21.90%) Identity Management
20 23 (21.90%) Cisco Certification

Blue Coat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 22 (20.95%) MS Excel
1 22 (20.95%) MS Office
1 22 (20.95%) MS PowerPoint
1 22 (20.95%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 76 (72.38%) TCP/IP
2 66 (62.86%) Firewall
3 28 (26.67%) Network Security
4 27 (25.71%) Internet
5 22 (20.95%) VPN
6 19 (18.10%) HTTP
6 19 (18.10%) SSL
7 1 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.95%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (0.95%) LAN
7 1 (0.95%) WAN
General
1 28 (26.67%) German Language
2 20 (19.05%) French Language
3 1 (0.95%) Billing
Job Titles
1 74 (70.48%) Security Engineer
2 63 (60.00%) Juniper Engineer
3 56 (53.33%) Senior Security Engineer
4 22 (20.95%) Blue Coat Engineer
4 22 (20.95%) Cisco Engineer
4 22 (20.95%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 22 (20.95%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 20 (19.05%) Consultant
5 20 (19.05%) Security Consultant
6 17 (16.19%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (10.48%) Team Leader
8 7 (6.67%) SOC Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Analyst
10 3 (2.86%) Security Analyst
11 2 (1.90%) Applications Consultant
12 1 (0.95%) Architect
12 1 (0.95%) Cisco Architect
12 1 (0.95%) Network Consultant
12 1 (0.95%) Network Security Consultant
12 1 (0.95%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.81%) .NET
1 4 (3.81%) Ajax
1 4 (3.81%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (25.71%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 71 (67.62%) Linux
1 71 (67.62%) Unix
2 52 (49.52%) Windows
3 42 (40.00%) Solaris
3 42 (40.00%) Windows 2000
3 42 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 42 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (80.95%) Risk Management
2 46 (43.81%) Information Security
3 45 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
4 31 (29.52%) Mentoring
5 30 (28.57%) ITIL
6 29 (27.62%) Security Operations
7 23 (21.90%) Identity Management
8 22 (20.95%) Coaching
8 22 (20.95%) Content Management
8 22 (20.95%) Security Management
9 6 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (4.76%) Statistics
10 5 (4.76%) Time Management
11 4 (3.81%) Ethical Hacking
11 4 (3.81%) OWASP
11 4 (3.81%) Penetration Testing
12 2 (1.90%) Cybersecurity
13 1 (0.95%) Business Development
13 1 (0.95%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.81%) Bash Shell
1 4 (3.81%) Java
1 4 (3.81%) Perl
1 4 (3.81%) PHP
1 4 (3.81%) PowerShell
1 4 (3.81%) Python
1 4 (3.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (21.90%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (20.95%) CCIE
2 22 (20.95%) CCSE
2 22 (20.95%) CCSP
2 22 (20.95%) JNCIS
3 1 (0.95%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (20.95%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (2.86%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 104 (99.05%) F5
2 86 (81.90%) CheckPoint
2 86 (81.90%) Juniper
3 85 (80.95%) Palo Alto
4 83 (79.05%) Cisco
5 66 (62.86%) Sourcefire
6 43 (40.95%) Crossbeam
7 25 (23.81%) Fortinet
8 22 (20.95%) HP
8 22 (20.95%) Imperva
8 22 (20.95%) Intel Security
8 22 (20.95%) Microsoft
8 22 (20.95%) Proofpoint
8 22 (20.95%) TippingPoint