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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blue Coat
UK
Rank 656 725 659
Rank change year-on-year +69 -66  
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 209 227 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.22% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 0.48% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 144 187 217
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £30,500 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,500 £65,000
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.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 37050 47496 50973
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.80% 45.93% 47.20%
Number of salaries quoted 29787 38749 41103
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +70 201 £55,000 +10.00% 16
South East +81 88 £50,000 +2.56% 1
London +74 74 £57,500 -4.16% 6
Berkshire +52 51 £50,000 +1.01% 1
Reading +53 45 £50,000 - 1
Kent +38 19 £47,500 +31.03%
East of England +26 18 £29,500 +5.35% 2
City of London +46 14 £56,250 -22.41% 2
Suffolk +28 11 £29,000 +3.57% 2
Newmarket +1 11 £29,000 +3.57% 2
North West -4 9 £60,000 +23.07% 3
Manchester - 9 £60,000 - 2
West Midlands +29 6 £67,500 +3.84%
Yorkshire +15 6 £57,500 +9.52% 4
Maidstone -5 6 £40,000 -5.88%
York - 6 £57,500 - 2
Birmingham - 6 £67,500 -
North Yorkshire - 6 £57,500 - 2
Hampshire +5 5 £38,250 -23.50%
Middlesex - 5 £42,500 -
Essex +18 4 £57,500 +43.75%
Colchester - 4 £57,500 -
Surrey +40 3 £65,000 +40.54%
Camberley - 3 £65,000 -
Hatfield +30 2 - -
Hertfordshire +22 2 - -
South Wales +11 2 £45,000 +22.03%
Wales +4 2 £45,000 +22.03%
Oxfordshire - 2 £77,500 -
Hounslow - 2 £45,000 -

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 288 (75.20%) Cisco
2 286 (74.67%) CheckPoint
3 246 (64.23%) F5
4 238 (62.14%) Firewall
5 224 (58.49%) Juniper
6 196 (51.17%) Palo Alto
7 153 (39.95%) Network Security
8 152 (39.69%) Windows
9 148 (38.64%) Linux
10 134 (34.99%) TCP/IP
11 128 (33.42%) Cisco Certification
12 107 (27.94%) Risk Management
13 103 (26.89%) Unix
14 91 (23.76%) Fortinet
15 84 (21.93%) VPN
15 84 (21.93%) WAN
16 83 (21.67%) Sourcefire
17 77 (20.10%) ProxySG
18 76 (19.84%) CCNP
19 74 (19.32%) Information Security
20 72 (18.80%) LAN
20 72 (18.80%) DNS
21 71 (18.54%) Cisco ASA
22 69 (18.02%) ITIL
22 69 (18.02%) CCIE
23 61 (15.93%) OSPF
24 60 (15.67%) Intel Security
24 60 (15.67%) CCSE
24 60 (15.67%) Mentoring
25 59 (15.40%) BGP

Blue Coat
Top Related 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 (4.18%) Apache
1 16 (4.18%) Tomcat
2 14 (3.66%) WebLogic
3 13 (3.39%) IIS
4 12 (3.13%) Skype for Business
5 7 (1.83%) JBoss
5 7 (1.83%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.78%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.52%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 32 (8.36%) MS Office
2 31 (8.09%) MS Excel
3 25 (6.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (6.01%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.09%) Google Analytics
4 5 (1.31%) SaaS
5 4 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.04%) IaaS
5 4 (1.04%) PaaS
6 1 (0.26%) G Suite
6 1 (0.26%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 238 (62.14%) Firewall
2 153 (39.95%) Network Security
3 134 (34.99%) TCP/IP
4 84 (21.93%) VPN
4 84 (21.93%) WAN
5 72 (18.80%) DNS
5 72 (18.80%) LAN
6 71 (18.54%) Cisco ASA
7 61 (15.93%) OSPF
8 59 (15.40%) BGP
8 59 (15.40%) SSL
9 52 (13.58%) DHCP
10 49 (12.79%) Internet
10 49 (12.79%) Wireless
11 38 (9.92%) BIG-IP
12 36 (9.40%) MPLS
13 31 (8.09%) Cisco IOS
14 28 (7.31%) HTTP
14 28 (7.31%) VoIP
15 27 (7.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.13%) Hadoop
2 8 (2.09%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.04%) Big Data
4 4 (1.04%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.04%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.04%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.52%) InfluxDB
6 2 (0.52%) MS Access
6 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 56 (14.62%) Finance
2 29 (7.57%) German Language
3 21 (5.48%) French Language
4 11 (2.87%) Banking
5 9 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.83%) Legal
6 7 (1.83%) Retail
7 5 (1.31%) Law
8 4 (1.04%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.26%) Billing
10 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Marketing
10 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 135 (35.25%) Security Engineer
2 94 (24.54%) Network Engineer
3 75 (19.58%) Juniper Engineer
4 65 (16.97%) Senior Security Engineer
5 54 (14.10%) Consultant
5 54 (14.10%) Security Consultant
6 53 (13.84%) Cisco Engineer
7 50 (13.05%) Network Security Engineer
8 39 (10.18%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 38 (9.92%) Blue Coat Engineer
10 36 (9.40%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 31 (8.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 30 (7.83%) Analyst
13 23 (6.01%) Security Analyst
13 23 (6.01%) Senior Network Engineer
14 21 (5.48%) Architect
14 21 (5.48%) Security Specialist
15 19 (4.96%) NOC Engineer
16 18 (4.70%) Firewall Engineer
16 18 (4.70%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.70%) 802.1X
2 10 (2.61%) Web Services
3 8 (2.09%) Middleware
4 6 (1.57%) HTML
5 4 (1.04%) .NET
5 4 (1.04%) Ajax
5 4 (1.04%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.52%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.53%) Data Centre
2 41 (10.70%) Security Operations Centre
3 18 (4.70%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.13%) Fat Client
5 12 (3.13%) Thin Client
6 7 (1.83%) RSA SecurID
7 6 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.04%) NHS
9 3 (0.78%) User Experience
10 2 (0.52%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.52%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.52%) iPhone
11 1 (0.26%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.26%) PKI
11 1 (0.26%) Reinsurance
11 1 (0.26%) Replication
11 1 (0.26%) SCADA
11 1 (0.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 152 (39.69%) Windows
2 148 (38.64%) Linux
3 103 (26.89%) Unix
4 54 (14.10%) Solaris
5 46 (12.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (11.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 43 (11.23%) Windows 2000
8 21 (5.48%) Windows Server
9 9 (2.35%) Windows XP
10 8 (2.09%) Windows 7
11 5 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.52%) Android
13 2 (0.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (27.94%) Risk Management
2 74 (19.32%) Information Security
3 69 (18.02%) ITIL
4 60 (15.67%) Mentoring
5 54 (14.10%) Kalman Filter
6 48 (12.53%) Security Operations
7 39 (10.18%) Presales
8 33 (8.62%) Cybersecurity
9 32 (8.36%) Change Management
10 27 (7.05%) SIEM
11 25 (6.53%) Network Design
12 24 (6.27%) Load Balancing
12 24 (6.27%) Security Management
13 23 (6.01%) Coaching
13 23 (6.01%) Content Management
13 23 (6.01%) Identity Management
14 22 (5.74%) Project Management
14 22 (5.74%) Service Delivery
15 20 (5.22%) Change Control
15 20 (5.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 11 (2.87%) SQL
2 8 (2.09%) Python
3 7 (1.83%) Perl
3 7 (1.83%) PHP
4 5 (1.31%) C
4 5 (1.31%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.04%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.04%) Java
5 4 (1.04%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.04%) Ruby
6 3 (0.78%) C++
6 3 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 128 (33.42%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (19.84%) CCNP
3 69 (18.02%) CCIE
4 60 (15.67%) CCSE
5 37 (9.66%) Degree
6 29 (7.57%) JNCIS
7 26 (6.79%) CCNA
7 26 (6.79%) CCSP
7 26 (6.79%) Security Cleared
8 17 (4.44%) CISSP
9 11 (2.87%) GIAC
10 10 (2.61%) GCIH
10 10 (2.61%) SC Cleared
11 8 (2.09%) GCIA
11 8 (2.09%) SANS
12 7 (1.83%) CCSA
12 7 (1.83%) CISA
13 5 (1.31%) CSSLP
13 5 (1.31%) JNCIE
14 4 (1.04%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (13.84%) SLA
2 17 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.87%) ISO27002
4 10 (2.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (2.09%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.26%) GDPR
7 1 (0.26%) PMO
System Software
1 77 (20.10%) ProxySG
2 35 (9.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (7.83%) Active Directory
4 12 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (2.87%) Snort
6 4 (1.04%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (1.04%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.78%) Sendmail
7 3 (0.78%) XenApp
8 2 (0.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (0.52%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 18 (4.70%) McAfee ePO
2 14 (3.66%) Nagios
3 13 (3.39%) Cisco CUCM
4 10 (2.61%) SCOM
5 8 (2.09%) BladeLogic
5 8 (2.09%) Control-M
5 8 (2.09%) EnCase
5 8 (2.09%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 8 (2.09%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (2.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 8 (2.09%) RSA enVision
5 8 (2.09%) RSA Security Analytics
6 7 (1.83%) MIMEsweeper
6 7 (1.83%) SCCM
7 4 (1.04%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (1.04%) FortiGate
7 4 (1.04%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.78%) MAILsweeper
8 3 (0.78%) Nessus
8 3 (0.78%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 288 (75.20%) Cisco
2 286 (74.67%) CheckPoint
3 246 (64.23%) F5
4 224 (58.49%) Juniper
5 196 (51.17%) Palo Alto
6 91 (23.76%) Fortinet
7 83 (21.67%) Sourcefire
8 60 (15.67%) Intel Security
9 55 (14.36%) Forcepoint
10 52 (13.58%) Microsoft
11 46 (12.01%) Imperva
12 45 (11.75%) Crossbeam
13 43 (11.23%) HP
14 41 (10.70%) VMware
15 39 (10.18%) Citrix
16 37 (9.66%) SolarWinds
17 30 (7.83%) Riverbed
18 29 (7.57%) TippingPoint
19 27 (7.05%) Aruba
19 27 (7.05%) FireEye
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