Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Blue Coat Proxy SG
UK
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1083 1137 1183
Rank change year-on-year +54 +46 +95
Permanent jobs citing ProxySG 50 57 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.032% 0.028%
As % of the System Software category 0.20% 0.25% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 30 40 31
UK median annual salary £58,750 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.56% -14.29% -
10th Percentile £39,950 £38,700 £43,750
90th Percentile £69,375 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% -

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 24,534 23,148 22,864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.32% 12.97% 12.37%
Number of salaries quoted 20,030 19,276 19,133
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for ProxySG in the UK

ProxySG
Top 8 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 10 December 2018. 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 +44 49 £57,500 +27.78% 2
UK excluding London +33 28 £52,500 +16.67% 2
London +98 21 £62,500 +4.17% 1
South East +26 12 £62,500 +108.33%
East of England +26 7 £45,000 +5.88%
North West 0 6 £56,250 +25.00% 1
North of England -2 6 £56,250 +25.00% 1
South West - 3 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT jobs citing ProxySG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for ProxySG.

1 49 (98.00%) Cisco
1 49 (98.00%) Blue Coat
2 46 (92.00%) F5
3 41 (82.00%) Firewall
4 32 (64.00%) CheckPoint
5 31 (62.00%) Juniper
6 27 (54.00%) Cisco ASA
7 24 (48.00%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (40.00%) CCNA
8 20 (40.00%) Palo Alto
9 19 (38.00%) Network Security
10 18 (36.00%) CCNP
10 18 (36.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 17 (34.00%) Load Balancing
12 16 (32.00%) WAN
13 15 (30.00%) Wireless
14 13 (26.00%) Finance
15 12 (24.00%) Telecoms
15 12 (24.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 12 (24.00%) Cisco Firepower
16 11 (22.00%) Zscaler
16 11 (22.00%) Retail
16 11 (22.00%) Sourcefire
16 11 (22.00%) Fortinet
16 11 (22.00%) IronPort
17 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
17 10 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
18 9 (18.00%) Data Centre
18 9 (18.00%) DV Cleared
18 9 (18.00%) McAfee

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 1 (2.00%) Apache
1 1 (2.00%) IIS
1 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (82.00%) Firewall
2 27 (54.00%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (38.00%) Network Security
4 18 (36.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 16 (32.00%) WAN
6 15 (30.00%) Wireless
7 12 (24.00%) Cisco Firepower
7 12 (24.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 11 (22.00%) Sourcefire
9 10 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
10 9 (18.00%) LAN
11 8 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
12 7 (14.00%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (14.00%) IP Telephony
12 7 (14.00%) NX-OS
12 7 (14.00%) OSPF
12 7 (14.00%) Telepresence
12 7 (14.00%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (14.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (26.00%) Finance
2 12 (24.00%) Telecoms
3 11 (22.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 13 (26.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 13 (26.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 13 (26.00%) Security Engineer
3 11 (22.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (18.00%) Consultant
4 9 (18.00%) Network Consultant
4 9 (18.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 9 (18.00%) Security Consultant
4 9 (18.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 8 (16.00%) Senior Consultant
5 8 (16.00%) Senior Network Consultant
5 8 (16.00%) Senior Network Security Consultant
5 8 (16.00%) Senior Security Consultant
6 7 (14.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 7 (14.00%) Wireless Engineer
6 7 (14.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 6 (12.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (12.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (2.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.00%) Solaris
3 1 (2.00%) Unix
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) Load Balancing
2 8 (16.00%) Network Design
3 7 (14.00%) Identity Access Management
3 7 (14.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
6 4 (8.00%) OWASP
7 3 (6.00%) Fault Management
7 3 (6.00%) ITIL
7 3 (6.00%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (6.00%) Service Design
7 3 (6.00%) Technical Leadership
8 2 (4.00%) Change Management
8 2 (4.00%) Contract Management
8 2 (4.00%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (4.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (48.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (40.00%) CCNA
3 18 (36.00%) CCNP
4 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 9 (18.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.00%) CCENT
6 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.00%) Novell Certification
6 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.00%) CCVP
7 1 (2.00%) CISA
7 1 (2.00%) CISM
7 1 (2.00%) CISSP
7 1 (2.00%) CRISC
7 1 (2.00%) Degree
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 4 (8.00%) PCI DSS
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.00%) Sendmail
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) FortiGate
2 5 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (10.00%) Nessus
3 2 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (4.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (4.00%) SCCM
4 1 (2.00%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 49 (98.00%) Blue Coat
1 49 (98.00%) Cisco
2 46 (92.00%) F5
3 32 (64.00%) CheckPoint
4 31 (62.00%) Juniper
5 20 (40.00%) Palo Alto
6 11 (22.00%) Fortinet
6 11 (22.00%) IronPort
6 11 (22.00%) Zscaler
7 9 (18.00%) HP
7 9 (18.00%) McAfee
8 8 (16.00%) Meraki
9 7 (14.00%) Aruba
9 7 (14.00%) FireEye
9 7 (14.00%) Mitel
10 6 (12.00%) Qualys
11 4 (8.00%) SolarWinds
12 2 (4.00%) Forcepoint
12 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
12 2 (4.00%) VMware