Period
to 22 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 January 2018 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
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 427 408 487
Rank change year-on-year -19 +79 +13
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 125 157 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.50% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 0.89% 1.05% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 64 77 139
South East median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +6.38% +6.82%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,900 £32,500
90th Percentile £61,750 £78,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

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 the South East.

All Vendors
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 13,988 14,960 20,409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 45.25% 47.67% 49.87%
Number of salaries quoted 10,999 11,990 16,872
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Blue Coat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Blue Coat in the South East

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Blue Coat in the South East

Blue Coat
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Blue Coat in the South East over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Blue Coat in the South East

Blue Coat
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. 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
Thames Valley -40 66 £48,250 -12.27% 3
Berkshire -29 57 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Kent +24 18 £35,000 -51.72% 6
Hampshire -4 18 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Surrey +18 14 £42,500 +4.29%
Buckinghamshire +10 9 £50,000 -33.33%
M4 Corridor - 3 - -
Home Counties - 2 £60,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £47,500 -
Blue Coat
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 92 (73.60%) Cisco
2 88 (70.40%) CheckPoint
3 81 (64.80%) Firewall
4 76 (60.80%) F5
5 67 (53.60%) Palo Alto
6 64 (51.20%) Juniper
7 39 (31.20%) WAN
8 38 (30.40%) LAN
9 35 (28.00%) Unix
10 34 (27.20%) Windows
10 34 (27.20%) Crossbeam
11 33 (26.40%) Sourcefire
12 31 (24.80%) Linux
13 26 (20.80%) Cisco Certification
13 26 (20.80%) German Language
14 25 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 25 (20.00%) Mentoring
14 25 (20.00%) Windows 2000
14 25 (20.00%) Solaris
14 25 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 24 (19.20%) VMware
16 23 (18.40%) French Language
17 22 (17.60%) Microsoft
18 21 (16.80%) TCP/IP
19 20 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
20 17 (13.60%) Time Management
20 17 (13.60%) Information Security
21 15 (12.00%) ITIL
21 15 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
21 15 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus

Blue Coat
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (8.80%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (8.80%) Exchange Server 2013
1 11 (8.80%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.20%) IaaS
1 4 (3.20%) PaaS
2 3 (2.40%) Akamai
2 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.40%) SaaS
3 2 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.80%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.80%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 81 (64.80%) Firewall
2 39 (31.20%) WAN
3 38 (30.40%) LAN
4 21 (16.80%) TCP/IP
5 15 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 14 (11.20%) DHCP
7 13 (10.40%) Network Security
7 13 (10.40%) Wireless
8 12 (9.60%) DNS
8 12 (9.60%) MPLS
8 12 (9.60%) WLAN
9 11 (8.80%) IP Telephony
9 11 (8.80%) SMTP
10 10 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (7.20%) 802.11
11 9 (7.20%) DPNSS
11 9 (7.20%) IPsec
11 9 (7.20%) QSIG
11 9 (7.20%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.80%) SQL Server
General
1 26 (20.80%) German Language
2 23 (18.40%) French Language
3 9 (7.20%) Digital Economy
4 3 (2.40%) Retail
5 2 (1.60%) Finance
5 2 (1.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (25.60%) Analyst
2 25 (20.00%) Firewall Analyst
2 25 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 25 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 22 (17.60%) Blue Coat Analyst
4 21 (16.80%) Consultant
5 15 (12.00%) Blue Coat Consultant
6 14 (11.20%) Cisco Engineer
6 14 (11.20%) Security Engineer
7 13 (10.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 8 (6.40%) Security Manager
8 8 (6.40%) Senior Network Engineer
8 8 (6.40%) SOC Manager
9 7 (5.60%) Cybersecurity Specialist
9 7 (5.60%) Security Consultant
9 7 (5.60%) Security Operations Specialist
9 7 (5.60%) Security Specialist
10 6 (4.80%) Network Consultant
11 5 (4.00%) Network Security Consultant
11 5 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.80%) LDAP
2 9 (7.20%) 802.1X
3 3 (2.40%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.40%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.20%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (2.40%) Cyberattack
3 3 (2.40%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (1.60%) Internet of Things
4 2 (1.60%) PKI
4 2 (1.60%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (28.00%) Unix
2 34 (27.20%) Windows
3 31 (24.80%) Linux
4 25 (20.00%) Solaris
4 25 (20.00%) Windows 2000
4 25 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 17 (13.60%) Information Security
2 17 (13.60%) Time Management
3 15 (12.00%) ITIL
4 13 (10.40%) Analytics
4 13 (10.40%) Change Control
4 13 (10.40%) Coaching
4 13 (10.40%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (10.40%) Service Delivery
5 12 (9.60%) GAP Analysis
5 12 (9.60%) Service Delivery Management
5 12 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (9.60%) Statistics
6 11 (8.80%) Disk Encryption
6 11 (8.80%) Risk Management
7 9 (7.20%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (7.20%) Cyber Resilience
7 9 (7.20%) Security Operations
8 8 (6.40%) Case Management
8 8 (6.40%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (20.80%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (11.20%) CCNP
3 10 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 9 (7.20%) CCNA
5 7 (5.60%) CCSE
6 6 (4.80%) CCIE
7 5 (4.00%) CCSA
7 5 (4.00%) CISSP
7 5 (4.00%) JNCIA
7 5 (4.00%) JNCIE
8 4 (3.20%) Degree
8 4 (3.20%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.60%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 2 (1.60%) CCIE Security
9 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.80%) CCDP
10 1 (0.80%) HP ASE
10 1 (0.80%) HP MASE
10 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.60%) SLA
2 2 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (8.80%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.80%) ProxySG
3 9 (7.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 9 (7.20%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (2.40%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (2.40%) Cisco CME
1 3 (2.40%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (1.60%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 92 (73.60%) Cisco
2 88 (70.40%) CheckPoint
3 76 (60.80%) F5
4 67 (53.60%) Palo Alto
5 64 (51.20%) Juniper
6 34 (27.20%) Crossbeam
7 33 (26.40%) Sourcefire
8 24 (19.20%) VMware
9 22 (17.60%) Microsoft
10 12 (9.60%) Fortinet
11 10 (8.00%) Aruba
11 10 (8.00%) HP
11 10 (8.00%) Riverbed
12 9 (7.20%) ProCurve
13 8 (6.40%) Forcepoint
14 7 (5.60%) Darktrace
14 7 (5.60%) Proofpoint
15 5 (4.00%) Citrix
15 5 (4.00%) McAfee
15 5 (4.00%) SolarWinds