The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 658 769 725
Rank change year-on-year +111 -44  
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 218 178 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 0.41% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 155 130 190
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +8.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £33,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £39,250
% change year-on-year +11.76% +8.28%  

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.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 39611 43680 52020
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.59% 44.29% 46.90%
Number of salaries quoted 31407 35554 41931
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Blue Coat
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Blue Coat in the UK

Blue Coat
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Blue Coat over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Blue Coat in the UK

Blue Coat
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the UK over the 3 months to 22 June 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
England +101 208 £55,000 +18.91% 19
South East +41 71 £42,500 -5.55% 4
London +35 63 £67,500 +20.00% 5
Berkshire +38 48 £42,500 -10.99%
Reading +42 38 £40,000 -20.00%
North West -4 38 £49,250 +79.09% 6
Manchester -5 26 £47,500 +72.72% 2
East of England +18 25 £29,500 -14.49% 2
Suffolk +15 16 £29,500 -4.06%
Newmarket +2 16 £29,500 -14.49%
City of London +24 10 £70,000 +35.92% 1
Scotland +11 10 £60,000 +73.91% 2
Edinburgh -10 10 £60,000 +73.91% 2
Cheshire - 10 £50,000 - 4
Hampshire +29 9 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Hertfordshire - 9 £72,500 - 2
Kent +6 8 £55,000 +29.41%
Yorkshire +4 7 £47,500 +25.00% 1
North Yorkshire - 6 £52,500 -
York - 6 £52,500 -
Middlesex - 4 £51,750 - 1
West Midlands +18 3 - - 1
Birmingham +15 3 - - 1
Maidstone -6 3 £40,000 -5.88%
Fareham - 3 £27,750 -
Southampton +16 2 £35,000 -30.00%
Maidenhead +8 2 £66,250 +1.92%
Letchworth - 2 - -
Newbury - 2 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire +10 1 £42,500 +11.84% 1

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

1 322 (77.22%) Cisco
2 312 (74.82%) CheckPoint
3 278 (66.67%) Firewall
4 241 (57.79%) Juniper
5 223 (53.48%) F5
6 209 (50.12%) Palo Alto
7 179 (42.93%) Network Security
8 177 (42.45%) Windows
9 146 (35.01%) Cisco Certification
10 137 (32.85%) Linux
11 126 (30.22%) TCP/IP
12 108 (25.90%) Fortinet
13 107 (25.66%) WAN
14 99 (23.74%) ITIL
15 98 (23.50%) ProxySG
16 96 (23.02%) LAN
17 91 (21.82%) DNS
18 90 (21.58%) CCNP
18 90 (21.58%) Cisco ASA
19 84 (20.14%) Unix
20 78 (18.71%) VPN
20 78 (18.71%) Finance
21 76 (18.23%) BGP
22 68 (16.31%) Change Management
22 68 (16.31%) Risk Management
22 68 (16.31%) CCSE
22 68 (16.31%) Microsoft
23 66 (15.83%) SLA
24 65 (15.59%) Mentoring
25 64 (15.35%) Sourcefire

Blue Coat
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 16 (3.84%) Tomcat
1 16 (3.84%) WebLogic
2 14 (3.36%) MS Exchange
3 13 (3.12%) IIS
4 12 (2.88%) Apache
5 11 (2.64%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.68%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.96%) JBoss
8 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.48%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 36 (8.63%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (5.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (5.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 20 (4.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.68%) Office 365
3 7 (1.68%) SaaS
4 6 (1.44%) IaaS
4 6 (1.44%) PaaS
5 5 (1.20%) Akamai
5 5 (1.20%) G Suite
6 4 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.48%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 278 (66.67%) Firewall
2 179 (42.93%) Network Security
3 126 (30.22%) TCP/IP
4 107 (25.66%) WAN
5 96 (23.02%) LAN
6 91 (21.82%) DNS
7 90 (21.58%) Cisco ASA
8 78 (18.71%) VPN
9 76 (18.23%) BGP
10 63 (15.11%) DHCP
11 59 (14.15%) OSPF
12 52 (12.47%) MPLS
12 52 (12.47%) SSL
13 44 (10.55%) Internet
13 44 (10.55%) VLAN
14 43 (10.31%) Wireless
15 40 (9.59%) VoIP
16 37 (8.87%) BIG-IP
17 32 (7.67%) Cisco IOS
18 28 (6.71%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.44%) Hadoop
1 6 (1.44%) NoSQL
1 6 (1.44%) Oracle Exadata
2 5 (1.20%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.96%) Big Data
3 4 (0.96%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.72%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.48%) Couchbase
5 2 (0.48%) Ingres
5 2 (0.48%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.48%) MS Access
5 2 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 78 (18.71%) Finance
2 58 (13.91%) Digital Economy
3 30 (7.19%) German Language
4 21 (5.04%) French Language
5 16 (3.84%) Legal
6 10 (2.40%) Banking
7 8 (1.92%) Law
8 7 (1.68%) Retail
8 7 (1.68%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.20%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.48%) Billing
10 2 (0.48%) Marketing
11 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 144 (34.53%) Security Engineer
2 127 (30.46%) Network Engineer
3 71 (17.03%) Network Security Engineer
4 68 (16.31%) Senior Security Engineer
5 66 (15.83%) Juniper Engineer
6 48 (11.51%) Consultant
6 48 (11.51%) Security Consultant
7 47 (11.27%) Cisco Engineer
8 40 (9.59%) Analyst
9 36 (8.63%) Blue Coat Engineer
10 33 (7.91%) Cisco Security Engineer
11 32 (7.67%) Firewall Engineer
12 30 (7.19%) Security Analyst
12 30 (7.19%) Senior Cisco Engineer
13 27 (6.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 27 (6.47%) Senior Network Engineer
14 26 (6.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 20 (4.80%) Architect
16 18 (4.32%) Senior Consultant
16 18 (4.32%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.80%) 802.1X
2 9 (2.16%) HTML
3 8 (1.92%) Middleware
4 4 (0.96%) .NET
4 4 (0.96%) Ajax
4 4 (0.96%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (0.96%) Web Services
5 1 (0.24%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.83%) Data Centre
2 32 (7.67%) Security Operations Centre
3 18 (4.32%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.12%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.88%) Fat Client
5 12 (2.88%) Thin Client
6 10 (2.40%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 7 (1.68%) RSA SecurID
9 5 (1.20%) BYOD
10 4 (0.96%) NHS
11 3 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.72%) PKI
11 3 (0.72%) Replication
12 2 (0.48%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.48%) iPad
12 2 (0.48%) iPhone
13 1 (0.24%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.24%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 177 (42.45%) Windows
2 137 (32.85%) Linux
3 84 (20.14%) Unix
4 53 (12.71%) Windows Server
5 39 (9.35%) Solaris
6 36 (8.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (7.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (7.43%) Windows 2000
9 13 (3.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (2.88%) Windows XP
11 11 (2.64%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.96%) Android
12 4 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.48%) AIX
14 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.48%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.48%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.24%) CentOS
15 1 (0.24%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (23.74%) ITIL
2 68 (16.31%) Change Management
2 68 (16.31%) Risk Management
3 65 (15.59%) Mentoring
4 57 (13.67%) SIEM
5 54 (12.95%) Network Design
6 51 (12.23%) Information Security
6 51 (12.23%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 49 (11.75%) Kalman Filter
8 47 (11.27%) Presales
9 46 (11.03%) Security Operations
10 45 (10.79%) Cybersecurity
10 45 (10.79%) Penetration Testing
11 37 (8.87%) Load Balancing
12 22 (5.28%) Analytics
12 22 (5.28%) Identity Management
13 21 (5.04%) Coaching
13 21 (5.04%) Incident Management
13 21 (5.04%) Project Management
13 21 (5.04%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 20 (4.80%) SQL
2 9 (2.16%) Python
3 6 (1.44%) Bash Shell
3 6 (1.44%) Perl
4 4 (0.96%) Java
4 4 (0.96%) PHP
4 4 (0.96%) PowerShell
4 4 (0.96%) Ruby
5 2 (0.48%) C
6 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 146 (35.01%) Cisco Certification
2 90 (21.58%) CCNP
3 68 (16.31%) CCSE
4 56 (13.43%) CCIE
5 38 (9.11%) JNCIS
6 31 (7.43%) CCNA
7 27 (6.47%) Security Cleared
8 22 (5.28%) CCSP
9 20 (4.80%) CCIE Service Provider
9 20 (4.80%) Degree
10 19 (4.56%) CISSP
11 17 (4.08%) CCIE Security
12 15 (3.60%) GIAC
13 10 (2.40%) CISA
13 10 (2.40%) CSSLP
13 10 (2.40%) JNCIE
14 9 (2.16%) Check Point Certification
14 9 (2.16%) SC Cleared
15 8 (1.92%) GCIA
15 8 (1.92%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (15.83%) SLA
2 12 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 12 (2.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.92%) NIST 800
5 2 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.48%) GDPR
5 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.24%) PMO
6 1 (0.24%) QA
System Software
1 98 (23.50%) ProxySG
2 59 (14.15%) Active Directory
3 44 (10.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (2.88%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.72%) XenApp
7 2 (0.48%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.48%) vSphere
7 2 (0.48%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (4.08%) SCCM
2 13 (3.12%) Backup Exec
2 13 (3.12%) FortiGate
3 11 (2.64%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (1.92%) BladeLogic
4 8 (1.92%) Control-M
4 8 (1.92%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 8 (1.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (1.68%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (0.96%) MIMEsweeper
6 4 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.96%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (0.72%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (0.72%) Nagios
7 3 (0.72%) Nessus
7 3 (0.72%) SCOM
8 2 (0.48%) HP NNM
8 2 (0.48%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.48%) SCSM
Vendors
1 322 (77.22%) Cisco
2 312 (74.82%) CheckPoint
3 241 (57.79%) Juniper
4 223 (53.48%) F5
5 209 (50.12%) Palo Alto
6 108 (25.90%) Fortinet
7 68 (16.31%) Microsoft
8 64 (15.35%) Sourcefire
9 55 (13.19%) VMware
10 44 (10.55%) HP
10 44 (10.55%) McAfee
11 43 (10.31%) Forcepoint
11 43 (10.31%) Imperva
12 42 (10.07%) Citrix
13 31 (7.43%) Crossbeam
14 26 (6.24%) Aruba
15 25 (6.00%) Oracle
16 24 (5.76%) TippingPoint
17 22 (5.28%) Riverbed
17 22 (5.28%) Veeam
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Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
83Zero Ltd
Salary: Company Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
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IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 per annum
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Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + OT
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Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + OT
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Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + OT
Posted: 23 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Tesco PLC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, overtime
Posted: 23 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Tesco PLC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
West London
Mint
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + Bonus
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
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