Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Blue Coat Proxy SG
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1080 1097 1203
Rank change year-on-year +17 +106 +62
Permanent jobs citing ProxySG 70 94 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.053% 0.025%
As % of the System Software category 0.28% 0.41% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 48 69 35
UK median annual salary £50,750 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.84% -9.52% -2.78%
10th Percentile £27,000 £38,200 £37,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £64,350
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% -10.00% -4.76%

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 24,665 22,980 24,007
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.73% 12.94% 12.45%
Number of salaries quoted 20,174 19,334 20,329
UK median annual salary £49,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% -

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 26 September 2018.

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 26 September 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 -4 69 £49,000 +3.16% 4
UK excluding London +11 50 £49,000 +8.89% 3
South East +10 23 £28,000 -20.00%
London +19 19 £62,500 +4.17% 1
East of England +35 16 £45,000 +5.88%
South West - 5 £55,000 -
North of England -8 4 £57,500 +27.78% 2
North West -15 4 £57,500 +27.78% 2
West Midlands +24 2 £55,000 - 1
Midlands +23 2 £55,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 62 (88.57%) Cisco
1 62 (88.57%) Blue Coat
2 61 (87.14%) Firewall
3 57 (81.43%) F5
4 40 (57.14%) Juniper
5 32 (45.71%) CheckPoint
6 31 (44.29%) Cisco ASA
7 30 (42.86%) Load Balancing
8 28 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
9 27 (38.57%) CCNA
9 27 (38.57%) Cisco Nexus
10 26 (37.14%) Wireless
11 25 (35.71%) WAN
12 21 (30.00%) CCNP
12 21 (30.00%) Palo Alto
13 16 (22.86%) HP
13 16 (22.86%) LAN
14 15 (21.43%) Network Security
14 15 (21.43%) Security Cleared
15 13 (18.57%) Aruba
15 13 (18.57%) WLAN
15 13 (18.57%) TCP/IP
15 13 (18.57%) Cisco Wireless
15 13 (18.57%) Telepresence
16 12 (17.14%) Data Centre
16 12 (17.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 12 (17.14%) VMware
16 12 (17.14%) Network Design
17 11 (15.71%) SolarWinds
17 11 (15.71%) DV Cleared

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 (1.43%) IIS
1 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 61 (87.14%) Firewall
2 31 (44.29%) Cisco ASA
3 27 (38.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 26 (37.14%) Wireless
5 25 (35.71%) WAN
6 16 (22.86%) LAN
7 15 (21.43%) Network Security
8 13 (18.57%) Cisco Wireless
8 13 (18.57%) TCP/IP
8 13 (18.57%) Telepresence
8 13 (18.57%) WLAN
9 12 (17.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 10 (14.29%) IP Telephony
11 9 (12.86%) DNS
12 8 (11.43%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (11.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 8 (11.43%) OSPF
12 8 (11.43%) Reverse Proxy
12 8 (11.43%) Sourcefire
12 8 (11.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.71%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 18 (25.71%) Security Engineer
3 15 (21.43%) Cisco Engineer
3 15 (21.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 11 (15.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 11 (15.71%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 11 (15.71%) Network Security Engineer
5 9 (12.86%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 9 (12.86%) Wireless Engineer
5 9 (12.86%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 7 (10.00%) Analyst
6 7 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
6 7 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Server Support
7 5 (7.14%) Windows Server Support
8 4 (5.71%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Monitoring Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Network Consultant
8 4 (5.71%) Security Support Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) COM
2 1 (1.43%) .NET
2 1 (1.43%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.29%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.86%) Windows
2 8 (11.43%) Windows Server
2 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.43%) Linux
3 1 (1.43%) Solaris
3 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 12 (17.14%) Network Design
3 11 (15.71%) Vulnerability Management
4 10 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 8 (11.43%) Server Patching
6 7 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 6 (8.57%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.71%) Change Management
8 4 (5.71%) Fault Management
8 4 (5.71%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (5.71%) Information Security
8 4 (5.71%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.71%) OWASP
8 4 (5.71%) Problem Management
9 3 (4.29%) Analytics
9 3 (4.29%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (4.29%) Network Management
9 3 (4.29%) SIEM
9 3 (4.29%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.86%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (38.57%) CCNA
3 21 (30.00%) CCNP
4 15 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 11 (15.71%) DV Cleared
6 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.86%) CCENT
8 1 (1.43%) CCVP
8 1 (1.43%) CISA
8 1 (1.43%) CISM
8 1 (1.43%) CISSP
8 1 (1.43%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) SLA
2 4 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 4 (5.71%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.43%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (11.43%) Active Directory
1 8 (11.43%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (5.71%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.43%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 10 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (11.43%) Failover Clustering
2 8 (11.43%) SCCM
2 8 (11.43%) SCOM
3 4 (5.71%) CSIRT
3 4 (5.71%) Nessus
Vendors
1 62 (88.57%) Blue Coat
1 62 (88.57%) Cisco
2 57 (81.43%) F5
3 40 (57.14%) Juniper
4 32 (45.71%) CheckPoint
5 21 (30.00%) Palo Alto
6 16 (22.86%) HP
7 13 (18.57%) Aruba
8 12 (17.14%) VMware
9 11 (15.71%) SolarWinds
10 10 (14.29%) Mitel
11 8 (11.43%) McAfee
12 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
12 7 (10.00%) Qualys
13 4 (5.71%) CommVault
13 4 (5.71%) Forcepoint
13 4 (5.71%) Fortinet
13 4 (5.71%) IronPort
13 4 (5.71%) Meraki
13 4 (5.71%) Riverbed