Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 119 140
Rank change year-on-year +21 +21 +29
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 53 76 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.27% 2.18% 1.64%
As % of the Vendors category 4.51% 4.29% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 90
Reading median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +25.00% -5.00%
10th Percentile £37,250 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £49,775 £60,500 £57,500
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year -20.00% +6.95% +16.88%

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 Reading.

All Vendors
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1175 1773 2446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 50.26% 50.92% 52.85%
Number of salaries quoted 921 1251 1886
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +1.01% +10.00%

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Blue Coat in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 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 Reading region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 53 (100.00%) Juniper
1 53 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 53 (100.00%) F5
2 49 (92.45%) Cisco
3 48 (90.57%) Palo Alto
4 40 (75.47%) Unix
5 38 (71.70%) Firewall
6 37 (69.81%) Crossbeam
7 36 (67.92%) Windows
8 35 (66.04%) Linux
9 34 (64.15%) Sourcefire
10 32 (60.38%) TCP/IP
11 31 (58.49%) German Language
12 28 (52.83%) Windows Server 2008
12 28 (52.83%) Windows 2000
12 28 (52.83%) Solaris
12 28 (52.83%) Windows Server 2003
13 23 (43.40%) Risk Management
13 23 (43.40%) Digital Economy
13 23 (43.40%) French Language
14 20 (37.74%) ITIL
15 15 (28.30%) SLA
16 12 (22.64%) Service Delivery
16 12 (22.64%) GAP Analysis
16 12 (22.64%) Service Delivery Management
16 12 (22.64%) Mentoring
16 12 (22.64%) Coaching
16 12 (22.64%) Statistics
16 12 (22.64%) Time Management
17 8 (15.09%) Root Cause Analysis

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:

Communications & Networking
1 38 (71.70%) Firewall
2 32 (60.38%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.66%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (1.89%) Network Security
General
1 31 (58.49%) German Language
2 23 (43.40%) Digital Economy
2 23 (43.40%) French Language
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Analyst
1 20 (37.74%) Blue Coat Analyst
1 20 (37.74%) Firewall Analyst
1 20 (37.74%) Security Analyst
1 20 (37.74%) Security Engineer
2 11 (20.75%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Security Manager
3 8 (15.09%) SOC Manager
4 3 (5.66%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Security Support Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Support Engineer
5 1 (1.89%) Consultant
5 1 (1.89%) Network Consultant
5 1 (1.89%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (1.89%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (5.66%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 40 (75.47%) Unix
2 36 (67.92%) Windows
3 35 (66.04%) Linux
4 28 (52.83%) Solaris
4 28 (52.83%) Windows 2000
4 28 (52.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (52.83%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) Risk Management
2 20 (37.74%) ITIL
3 12 (22.64%) Coaching
3 12 (22.64%) GAP Analysis
3 12 (22.64%) Mentoring
3 12 (22.64%) Service Delivery
3 12 (22.64%) Service Delivery Management
3 12 (22.64%) Statistics
3 12 (22.64%) Time Management
4 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (15.09%) Analytics
4 8 (15.09%) Case Management
4 8 (15.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (9.43%) Project Management
6 4 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (7.55%) Identity Management
6 4 (7.55%) Information Security
6 4 (7.55%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (7.55%) Security Operations
6 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) CCSA
1 5 (9.43%) CCSE
1 5 (9.43%) CISSP
1 5 (9.43%) JNCIA
1 5 (9.43%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (28.30%) SLA
Vendors
1 53 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 53 (100.00%) F5
1 53 (100.00%) Juniper
2 49 (92.45%) Cisco
3 48 (90.57%) Palo Alto
4 37 (69.81%) Crossbeam
5 34 (64.15%) Sourcefire
6 5 (9.43%) McAfee
7 1 (1.89%) Fortinet