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 3 months to 27 April 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
England / South East
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 300 390 382
Rank change year-on-year +90 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 94 73 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.64% 0.38% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 1.35% 0.75% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 47 62 64
Median salary £50,000 £45,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.28% +1.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £55,002
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -  

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 the South East.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 6976 9739 10909
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 47.18% 50.08% 50.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5693 8137 8555
Median salary £44,500 £43,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.71% -2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +66 59 £50,000 +9.28%
Kent +27 24 £55,000 +29.41%
Hampshire +8 5 £31,500 -37.00%
Surrey +48 3 £65,000 +44.44%
Middlesex - 1 £42,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £40,000 - 1
Blue Coat
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 South East region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 151 (83.89%) CheckPoint
2 150 (83.33%) Cisco
3 143 (79.44%) F5
4 134 (74.44%) Juniper
5 128 (71.11%) Palo Alto
6 126 (70.00%) Firewall
7 82 (45.56%) Network Security
8 81 (45.00%) Linux
9 80 (44.44%) Risk Management
9 80 (44.44%) Sourcefire
10 77 (42.78%) Windows
11 74 (41.11%) TCP/IP
12 72 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
12 72 (40.00%) Unix
13 69 (38.33%) Fortinet
14 55 (30.56%) SLA
14 55 (30.56%) Kalman Filter
15 54 (30.00%) VPN
16 49 (27.22%) CCIE
17 46 (25.56%) Microsoft
18 45 (25.00%) CCSE
19 44 (24.44%) Mentoring
20 43 (23.89%) Windows Server 2008
21 42 (23.33%) Crossbeam
21 42 (23.33%) Solaris
21 42 (23.33%) Information Security
22 41 (22.78%) Windows 2000
22 41 (22.78%) Windows Server 2003
23 40 (22.22%) ITIL
24 35 (19.44%) Microsoft Office

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 7 (3.89%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.56%) Apache
3 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 35 (19.44%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (14.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (14.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 26 (14.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.89%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.56%) G Suite
2 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 126 (70.00%) Firewall
2 82 (45.56%) Network Security
3 74 (41.11%) TCP/IP
4 54 (30.00%) VPN
5 35 (19.44%) Internet
6 28 (15.56%) SSL
7 22 (12.22%) Cisco ASA
7 22 (12.22%) WAN
8 21 (11.67%) LAN
9 16 (8.89%) Wireless
10 15 (8.33%) HTTP
11 14 (7.78%) OSPF
12 12 (6.67%) BGP
12 12 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
12 12 (6.67%) VoIP
13 10 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 10 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 9 (5.00%) DNS
14 9 (5.00%) IPsec
14 9 (5.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.11%) InfluxDB
1 2 (1.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 28 (15.56%) German Language
2 21 (11.67%) French Language
3 2 (1.11%) Billing
4 1 (0.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 105 (58.33%) Security Engineer
2 79 (43.89%) Juniper Engineer
3 69 (38.33%) Senior Security Engineer
4 32 (17.78%) Blue Coat Engineer
5 29 (16.11%) Cisco Engineer
6 28 (15.56%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 27 (15.00%) Network Engineer
8 26 (14.44%) Consultant
8 26 (14.44%) Security Consultant
8 26 (14.44%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 21 (11.67%) Network Security Engineer
10 13 (7.22%) Linux Engineer
11 12 (6.67%) IT Engineer
11 12 (6.67%) IT Security Engineer
11 12 (6.67%) Network Support
12 11 (6.11%) Analyst
12 11 (6.11%) Escalation Engineer
12 11 (6.11%) Firewall Support
13 10 (5.56%) Juniper Support
13 10 (5.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.89%) Web Services
2 5 (2.78%) 802.1X
3 4 (2.22%) .NET
3 4 (2.22%) Ajax
3 4 (2.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 11 (6.11%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 9 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.56%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 81 (45.00%) Linux
2 77 (42.78%) Windows
3 72 (40.00%) Unix
4 43 (23.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (23.33%) Solaris
6 41 (22.78%) Windows 2000
6 41 (22.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (6.67%) Windows Server
8 9 (5.00%) Windows 7
8 9 (5.00%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (44.44%) Risk Management
2 55 (30.56%) Kalman Filter
3 44 (24.44%) Mentoring
4 42 (23.33%) Information Security
5 40 (22.22%) ITIL
6 29 (16.11%) Security Operations
7 27 (15.00%) Content Management
7 27 (15.00%) Identity Management
7 27 (15.00%) Security Management
8 26 (14.44%) Coaching
9 18 (10.00%) Presales
10 13 (7.22%) Project Management
11 11 (6.11%) CRM
12 10 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (5.00%) Change Management
14 8 (4.44%) Network Design
15 7 (3.89%) High Availability
16 5 (2.78%) Service Delivery
16 5 (2.78%) Time Management
17 4 (2.22%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.78%) Perl
1 5 (2.78%) PHP
1 5 (2.78%) Python
2 4 (2.22%) Bash Shell
2 4 (2.22%) Java
2 4 (2.22%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.22%) Ruby
3 1 (0.56%) C
3 1 (0.56%) C++
3 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.56%) SQL
3 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 72 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (27.22%) CCIE
3 45 (25.00%) CCSE
4 30 (16.67%) JNCIS
5 28 (15.56%) CCSP
6 27 (15.00%) CCNP
7 18 (10.00%) Degree
8 12 (6.67%) Security Cleared
9 10 (5.56%) CCNA
9 10 (5.56%) CISSP
10 6 (3.33%) CISA
11 4 (2.22%) CSSLP
11 4 (2.22%) JNCIE
12 3 (1.67%) SC Cleared
13 2 (1.11%) CEH
13 2 (1.11%) GCIH
13 2 (1.11%) JNCIP
13 2 (1.11%) MCP
14 1 (0.56%) HP ASE
14 1 (0.56%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (30.56%) SLA
2 2 (1.11%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (1.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 35 (19.44%) ProxySG
2 4 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.56%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.56%) Snort
3 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (4.44%) Nagios
2 7 (3.89%) SCOM
3 3 (1.67%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.11%) Nessus
5 1 (0.56%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.56%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.56%) Proventia
Vendors
1 151 (83.89%) CheckPoint
2 150 (83.33%) Cisco
3 143 (79.44%) F5
4 134 (74.44%) Juniper
5 128 (71.11%) Palo Alto
6 80 (44.44%) Sourcefire
7 69 (38.33%) Fortinet
8 46 (25.56%) Microsoft
9 42 (23.33%) Crossbeam
10 30 (16.67%) Intel Security
11 27 (15.00%) HP
11 27 (15.00%) Imperva
11 27 (15.00%) Proofpoint
11 27 (15.00%) TippingPoint
12 21 (11.67%) Forcepoint
13 10 (5.56%) Aruba
14 8 (4.44%) SolarWinds
15 7 (3.89%) Avaya
15 7 (3.89%) Polycom
16 6 (3.33%) IronPort
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