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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 107 110 125
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 13 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.76% 0.79% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 1.63% 1.90% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 0
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
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
798 738 853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 46.56% 41.44% 46.51%
Number of salaries quoted 610 524 643
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £58,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Blue Coat Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Blue Coat
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 2 £27,500 -
Blue Coat
North West

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) Juniper
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco
3 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (73.33%) Finance
4 11 (73.33%) CheckPoint
5 10 (66.67%) NetScreen
5 10 (66.67%) Management Information System
5 10 (66.67%) Service Delivery
5 10 (66.67%) CCSE
5 10 (66.67%) IronPort
5 10 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
5 10 (66.67%) Fortinet
5 10 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (66.67%) Tufin
5 10 (66.67%) Cisco ISE
6 5 (33.33%) JNCIS
6 5 (33.33%) JNCIP
6 5 (33.33%) CCIE
6 5 (33.33%) CCNP
7 4 (26.67%) SLA
7 4 (26.67%) F5
8 3 (20.00%) CCNA
8 3 (20.00%) Firewall
9 2 (13.33%) HP
9 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 2 (13.33%) Windows
9 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
9 2 (13.33%) LAN
9 2 (13.33%) WAN
9 2 (13.33%) DHCP

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) NetScreen
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) Network Security
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) DHCP
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) Multicast
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Consultant
1 10 (66.67%) Security Consultant
1 10 (66.67%) Technical Consultant
1 10 (66.67%) Security Technical Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Security Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
4 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (13.33%) Time Management
3 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (66.67%) CCSE
3 5 (33.33%) JNCIS
3 5 (33.33%) JNCIP
3 5 (33.33%) CCIE
3 5 (33.33%) CCNP
4 3 (20.00%) CCNA
5 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Juniper
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco
3 11 (73.33%) CheckPoint
4 10 (66.67%) Fortinet
4 10 (66.67%) IronPort
4 10 (66.67%) Tufin
5 4 (26.67%) F5
6 2 (13.33%) Riverbed
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) HP
7 1 (6.67%) Avaya