Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 22 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 212 191 228
Rank change year-on-year -21 +37 +24
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 14 23 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.25% 0.44% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 0.97% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 12
Scotland median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +22.22%
10th Percentile £57,500 £26,250 £48,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £77,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 Scotland.

All Vendors
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2319 2367 2590
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.91% 45.46% 40.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1475 1431 1677
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,592 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £58,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Blue Coat in Scotland

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Blue Coat in Scotland

Blue Coat
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 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
Edinburgh -22 14 £60,000 +25.65% 1
Blue Coat
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 14 (100.00%) F5
2 12 (85.71%) Fortinet
3 10 (71.43%) Network Security
4 9 (64.29%) OSPF
4 9 (64.29%) BGP
5 7 (50.00%) CCNP
5 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (35.71%) Network Design
7 4 (28.57%) Retail Banking
8 3 (21.43%) Time Management
8 3 (21.43%) CCIE
8 3 (21.43%) ITIL
8 3 (21.43%) LAN
8 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (21.43%) Customer-Centricity
8 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
9 2 (14.29%) Unified Communications
9 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
10 1 (7.14%) Finance
10 1 (7.14%) Banking

Blue Coat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (71.43%) Network Security
3 9 (64.29%) BGP
3 9 (64.29%) OSPF
4 3 (21.43%) LAN
5 2 (14.29%) Unified Communications
5 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (28.57%) Retail Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Design Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Network Design Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Design Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Network Design Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
3 5 (35.71%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (21.43%) Network Security Specialist
4 3 (21.43%) Network Specialist
4 3 (21.43%) Security Specialist
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Network Security Specialist
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Network Specialist
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Security Specialist
4 3 (21.43%) Technical Security Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Network Design
2 3 (21.43%) Customer-Centricity
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
2 3 (21.43%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) CCNP
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (21.43%) CCIE
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) F5
2 12 (85.71%) Fortinet