Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Blue Coat Proxy SG
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1086 1196 1274
Rank change year-on-year +110 +78 -8
Permanent jobs citing ProxySG 101 44 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.022% 0.018%
As % of the System Software category 0.45% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 75 37 21
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £39,750 £37,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +5.26%

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 22448 24610 25436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.75% 12.49% 11.66%
Number of salaries quoted 18896 20860 21057
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £65,350
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% - +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 22 August 2017.

Salary histogram for ProxySG in the UK

ProxySG
Top 10 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 22 August 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 +127 101 £50,000 -4.76% 3
UK excluding London +88 69 £45,000 -5.26% 3
North of England +8 36 £45,000 +2.86% 1
North West +2 36 £45,000 -10.00% 1
London +52 32 £60,000 +4.35%
South East +94 23 £35,000 -17.65% 2
Midlands +34 6 £55,000 -2.65%
West Midlands +21 5 £55,000 -2.65%
East of England - 4 £42,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 101 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 90 (89.11%) Firewall
3 83 (82.18%) CheckPoint
4 74 (73.27%) Juniper
5 71 (70.30%) Cisco
6 64 (63.37%) Palo Alto
7 61 (60.40%) Network Security
8 52 (51.49%) ITIL
9 50 (49.50%) Penetration Testing
9 50 (49.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 46 (45.54%) Network Design
11 43 (42.57%) Change Management
11 43 (42.57%) SIEM
12 42 (41.58%) DNS
13 39 (38.61%) TCP/IP
13 39 (38.61%) Windows
14 38 (37.62%) DHCP
15 36 (35.64%) Active Directory
15 36 (35.64%) F5
16 35 (34.65%) VLAN
17 34 (33.66%) Windows Server
17 34 (33.66%) MPLS
17 34 (33.66%) LAN
18 33 (32.67%) Cybersecurity
19 32 (31.68%) Junos
19 32 (31.68%) Security Operations
19 32 (31.68%) WAN
20 30 (29.70%) Cisco Certification
21 29 (28.71%) Microsoft
22 24 (23.76%) HP

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 (3.96%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.97%) Apache
2 3 (2.97%) IIS
2 3 (2.97%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.97%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.98%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 18 (17.82%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (10.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (10.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (10.89%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) G Suite
1 4 (3.96%) Office 365
2 2 (1.98%) IaaS
2 2 (1.98%) PaaS
2 2 (1.98%) SaaS
3 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 90 (89.11%) Firewall
2 61 (60.40%) Network Security
3 42 (41.58%) DNS
4 39 (38.61%) TCP/IP
5 38 (37.62%) DHCP
6 35 (34.65%) VLAN
7 34 (33.66%) LAN
7 34 (33.66%) MPLS
8 32 (31.68%) Junos
8 32 (31.68%) WAN
9 18 (17.82%) VPN
10 17 (16.83%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (14.85%) Internet
12 12 (11.88%) IPsec
13 11 (10.89%) Wireless
14 10 (9.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 10 (9.90%) SSL
15 9 (8.91%) BGP
16 8 (7.92%) Cisco Nexus
16 8 (7.92%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.98%) Couchbase
1 2 (1.98%) Hadoop
1 2 (1.98%) Ingres
1 2 (1.98%) MongoDB
1 2 (1.98%) NoSQL
1 2 (1.98%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
1 2 (1.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (17.82%) Legal
2 11 (10.89%) Digital Economy
2 11 (10.89%) Finance
3 7 (6.93%) Law
4 5 (4.95%) Banking
5 3 (2.97%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.99%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (50.50%) Network Engineer
2 45 (44.55%) Security Engineer
3 29 (28.71%) Network Security Engineer
4 19 (18.81%) Cisco Engineer
5 18 (17.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 14 (13.86%) Juniper Engineer
7 12 (11.88%) Analyst
8 11 (10.89%) Security Analyst
8 11 (10.89%) Senior Security Engineer
8 11 (10.89%) SOC Analyst
9 10 (9.90%) Firewall Engineer
9 10 (9.90%) Operations Analyst
9 10 (9.90%) Security Operations Analyst
10 6 (5.94%) SOC Engineer
11 5 (4.95%) Implementation Engineer
11 5 (4.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (3.96%) Cisco Security Engineer
12 4 (3.96%) Designer
12 4 (3.96%) Operations Engineer
12 4 (3.96%) Security Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.94%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.84%) Security Operations Centre
2 8 (7.92%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.96%) BYOD
4 3 (2.97%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.98%) PKI
6 1 (0.99%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 39 (38.61%) Windows
2 34 (33.66%) Windows Server
3 9 (8.91%) Unix
4 2 (1.98%) AIX
4 2 (1.98%) Linux
5 1 (0.99%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (51.49%) ITIL
2 50 (49.50%) Penetration Testing
2 50 (49.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 46 (45.54%) Network Design
4 43 (42.57%) Change Management
4 43 (42.57%) SIEM
5 33 (32.67%) Cybersecurity
6 32 (31.68%) Security Operations
7 18 (17.82%) Analytics
7 18 (17.82%) Incident Management
7 18 (17.82%) Information Management
7 18 (17.82%) Information Security
7 18 (17.82%) Threat Intelligence
8 14 (13.86%) Problem Management
9 12 (11.88%) Kalman Filter
9 12 (11.88%) Risk Management
10 11 (10.89%) Content Management
10 11 (10.89%) Security Management
11 7 (6.93%) Load Balancing
11 7 (6.93%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.97%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (29.70%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (19.80%) CCSE
3 15 (14.85%) CCIE
3 15 (14.85%) CCNP
4 11 (10.89%) CCIE Service Provider
4 11 (10.89%) CCSP
4 11 (10.89%) JNCIS
5 8 (7.92%) CCNA
6 7 (6.93%) Degree
6 7 (6.93%) GIAC
6 7 (6.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (3.96%) CCVP
8 3 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.98%) CCIE Data Center
9 2 (1.98%) CCIE Security
9 2 (1.98%) CCSA
9 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.99%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 1 (0.99%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.87%) SLA
2 3 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 3 (2.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (35.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 6 (5.94%) Virtual Servers
2 6 (5.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.98%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (1.98%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (1.98%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (1.98%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (0.99%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 101 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 83 (82.18%) CheckPoint
3 74 (73.27%) Juniper
4 71 (70.30%) Cisco
5 64 (63.37%) Palo Alto
6 36 (35.64%) F5
7 29 (28.71%) Microsoft
8 24 (23.76%) HP
9 18 (17.82%) ArcSight
9 18 (17.82%) McAfee
10 16 (15.84%) Fortinet
11 14 (13.86%) Riverbed
12 13 (12.87%) Imperva
12 13 (12.87%) Sourcefire
12 13 (12.87%) TippingPoint
13 11 (10.89%) Proofpoint
14 10 (9.90%) SolarWinds
15 7 (6.93%) AlgoSec
15 7 (6.93%) Qualys
16 6 (5.94%) ProCurve