The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 30 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 / Slough
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 65 54
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 0 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough - 0.32% 1.21%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.64% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 6
Median salary - £60,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +42.85%  
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 Slough.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Slough
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 176 311 314
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 52.85% 49.44% 54.14%
Number of salaries quoted 160 243 275
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 Slough

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for Blue Coat in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 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 Slough region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Infovista
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation

Blue Coat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Infovista
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed