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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 90 124 131
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +7
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 8 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.68% 0.31% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 1.68% 0.72% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 2
Median salary £47,500 £19,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+143.58% -35.00%
UK excluding London median salary £47,250 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.50% +11.11%
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
477 695 843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 40.49% 42.72% 43.05%
Number of salaries quoted 397 570 693
Median salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing Blue Coat as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 5 £47,500 -
Macclesfield - 1 £50,000 -
Blue Coat
North West

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing Blue Coat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 7 (87.50%) ProxySG
1 7 (87.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 7 (87.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 7 (87.50%) F5
2 6 (75.00%) Service Management
2 6 (75.00%) ITSM
3 5 (62.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (12.50%) CCIE
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Avaya
6 1 (12.50%) OSPF
6 1 (12.50%) BGP
6 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
6 1 (12.50%) IGRP
6 1 (12.50%) LAN
6 1 (12.50%) VoIP
6 1 (12.50%) WAN
6 1 (12.50%) SMTP
6 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
6 1 (12.50%) FTP

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 7 (87.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (12.50%) BGP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
2 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (12.50%) FTP
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) IGRP
2 1 (12.50%) IPX
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) OSPF
2 1 (12.50%) RIP
2 1 (12.50%) SMTP
2 1 (12.50%) SNMP
2 1 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Network Support
3 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (37.50%) Network Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Network Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Operations Support Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITSM
1 6 (75.00%) Service Management
2 5 (62.50%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCIE
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) F5
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya