Period
to 23 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ProxySG skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ProxySG over the 6 months to 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Blue Coat Proxy SG
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1101 1176 1285
Rank change year-on-year +75 +109 -30
Permanent jobs citing ProxySG 80 48 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.025% 0.014%
As % of the System Software category 0.35% 0.20% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 59 32 17
UK median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,550 £41,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,650 £71,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - -

ProxySG is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 22919 23581 24894
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.06% 12.44% 11.38%
Number of salaries quoted 19293 19844 20760
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £22,689
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%

ProxySG
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ProxySG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ProxySG in the UK

ProxySG
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for ProxySG in the UK

ProxySG
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ProxySG over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for ProxySG in the UK

ProxySG
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ProxySG within the UK over the 6 months to 23 October 2017. 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
England +114 80 £45,000 -13.46% 1
UK excluding London +73 60 £45,000 -10.00%
North of England +22 30 £45,000 -5.26%
North West +28 29 £45,000 -10.00%
London +12 20 £60,000 +14.29% 1
South East +63 18 £30,000 -40.00%
Midlands +25 7 £55,000 -3.51%
West Midlands +6 6 £55,000 -3.51%
East of England - 5 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT jobs citing ProxySG 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 ProxySG.

1 80 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 65 (81.25%) Cisco
2 65 (81.25%) CheckPoint
3 64 (80.00%) Firewall
4 49 (61.25%) Juniper
5 41 (51.25%) DNS
5 41 (51.25%) DHCP
5 41 (51.25%) Palo Alto
6 40 (50.00%) ITIL
7 37 (46.25%) Network Security
8 36 (45.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 36 (45.00%) Change Management
8 36 (45.00%) Penetration Testing
9 35 (43.75%) TCP/IP
9 35 (43.75%) SIEM
10 33 (41.25%) Network Design
11 32 (40.00%) MPLS
12 29 (36.25%) Active Directory
12 29 (36.25%) Windows
13 28 (35.00%) LAN
14 27 (33.75%) VLAN
14 27 (33.75%) Windows Server
15 25 (31.25%) Junos
15 25 (31.25%) Cybersecurity
15 25 (31.25%) WAN
16 20 (25.00%) Microsoft
17 19 (23.75%) F5
18 17 (21.25%) Security Operations
18 17 (21.25%) Incident Management
18 17 (21.25%) Legal

ProxySG
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 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.50%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (3.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) G Suite
1 4 (5.00%) Office 365
2 3 (3.75%) IaaS
2 3 (3.75%) PaaS
3 2 (2.50%) SaaS
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 64 (80.00%) Firewall
2 41 (51.25%) DHCP
2 41 (51.25%) DNS
3 37 (46.25%) Network Security
4 35 (43.75%) TCP/IP
5 32 (40.00%) MPLS
6 28 (35.00%) LAN
7 27 (33.75%) VLAN
8 25 (31.25%) Junos
8 25 (31.25%) WAN
9 15 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (18.75%) Wireless
10 14 (17.50%) IPsec
11 11 (13.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 10 (12.50%) 802.11
12 10 (12.50%) DPNSS
12 10 (12.50%) QSIG
12 10 (12.50%) SNMP
12 10 (12.50%) Telepresence
12 10 (12.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.50%) Couchbase
1 2 (2.50%) Hadoop
1 2 (2.50%) Ingres
1 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
1 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (21.25%) Legal
2 9 (11.25%) Finance
3 5 (6.25%) Banking
4 3 (3.75%) Digital Economy
4 3 (3.75%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (52.50%) Network Engineer
2 22 (27.50%) Security Engineer
3 20 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 19 (23.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 14 (17.50%) Network Security Engineer
6 10 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
7 9 (11.25%) Analyst
7 9 (11.25%) Operations Analyst
7 9 (11.25%) Security Analyst
7 9 (11.25%) Security Operations Analyst
7 9 (11.25%) SOC Analyst
8 8 (10.00%) Juniper Engineer
9 6 (7.50%) Implementation Engineer
10 5 (6.25%) Active Directory Engineer
10 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (6.25%) IP Network Engineer
11 4 (5.00%) Designer
11 4 (5.00%) Security Designer
12 3 (3.75%) Operations Engineer
12 3 (3.75%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (5.00%) BYOD
4 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.75%) PKI
5 1 (1.25%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 29 (36.25%) Windows
2 27 (33.75%) Windows Server
3 6 (7.50%) Unix
4 3 (3.75%) Linux
5 2 (2.50%) AIX
6 1 (1.25%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (50.00%) ITIL
2 36 (45.00%) Change Management
2 36 (45.00%) Penetration Testing
2 36 (45.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 35 (43.75%) SIEM
4 33 (41.25%) Network Design
5 25 (31.25%) Cybersecurity
6 17 (21.25%) Incident Management
6 17 (21.25%) Security Operations
7 11 (13.75%) Analytics
7 11 (13.75%) Information Management
7 11 (13.75%) Problem Management
7 11 (13.75%) Threat Intelligence
8 6 (7.50%) Matrix Management
9 5 (6.25%) Information Security
9 5 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (5.00%) Disk Encryption
10 4 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (5.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (8.75%) CCSE
3 6 (7.50%) CCIE
3 6 (7.50%) CCNP
4 5 (6.25%) Degree
5 3 (3.75%) CCIE Service Provider
5 3 (3.75%) CCSP
5 3 (3.75%) JNCIS
5 3 (3.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.50%) CCIE Data Center
6 2 (2.50%) CCIE Security
6 2 (2.50%) CCNA
6 2 (2.50%) CCSA
6 2 (2.50%) CCVP
6 2 (2.50%) GIAC
6 2 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.25%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (36.25%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 10 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (1.25%) Cacti
2 1 (1.25%) Nagios
2 1 (1.25%) Stealthwatch
2 1 (1.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 80 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 65 (81.25%) CheckPoint
2 65 (81.25%) Cisco
3 49 (61.25%) Juniper
4 41 (51.25%) Palo Alto
5 20 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 19 (23.75%) F5
7 15 (18.75%) HP
8 12 (15.00%) Riverbed
9 11 (13.75%) ArcSight
9 11 (13.75%) Darktrace
9 11 (13.75%) McAfee
9 11 (13.75%) VMware
10 10 (12.50%) Aruba
10 10 (12.50%) ProCurve
11 6 (7.50%) Citrix
12 5 (6.25%) Fortinet
12 5 (6.25%) Imperva
12 5 (6.25%) SolarWinds
12 5 (6.25%) TippingPoint