The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Blue Coat Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank - 103 126
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 0 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.73% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.73% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 2
Average salary - £60,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +77.77%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
Blue Coat
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
850 694 970
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.21% 42.32% 46.84%
Number of salaries quoted 725 575 830
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the Cheshire region.

Blue Coat Salary Trend in Cheshire

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Blue Coat also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Blue Coat.

1 4 (80.00%) Juniper
1 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
2 3 (60.00%) McAfee
2 3 (60.00%) Websense
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Nessus
2 3 (60.00%) Snort
2 3 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (60.00%) IronPort
2 3 (60.00%) Qualys
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Splunk
2 3 (60.00%) SIEM
2 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (60.00%) Lumension
2 3 (60.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (60.00%) Becrypt
2 3 (60.00%) LogRhythm
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (40.00%) CEH
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) SSCP
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Blue Coat also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Blue Coat. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Security Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Security Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) SIEM
1 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 3 (60.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) CEH
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) SSCP
3 1 (20.00%) CCSA
3 1 (20.00%) JNCIA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Snort
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Nessus
1 3 (60.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (60.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Juniper
1 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
2 3 (60.00%) McAfee
2 3 (60.00%) Websense
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) IronPort
2 3 (60.00%) Qualys
2 3 (60.00%) Splunk
2 3 (60.00%) Lumension
2 3 (60.00%) Becrypt
2 3 (60.00%) LogRhythm
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Fujitsu
3 1 (20.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (20.00%) F5
Runcorn, Cheshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago