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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 126 102 131
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +29
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 2 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.10% 0.95% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 2.12% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 3
Average salary £30,000 £60,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £40,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £77,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
850 708 1059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.57% 44.61% 50.65%
Number of salaries quoted 686 586 901
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £61,600
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
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 19 September 2014. 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 -7 1 £35,000 -54.83%
Blue Coat
North West

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (82.35%) Juniper
1 14 (82.35%) CheckPoint
2 13 (76.47%) Symantec
2 13 (76.47%) McAfee
2 13 (76.47%) Websense
2 13 (76.47%) TCP/IP
2 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 13 (76.47%) Intrusion Detection
2 13 (76.47%) IronPort
2 13 (76.47%) SC Cleared
2 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
2 13 (76.47%) SIEM
2 13 (76.47%) Vulnerability Management
3 11 (64.71%) Lumension
3 11 (64.71%) Cyber Security
3 11 (64.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 11 (64.71%) Becrypt
3 11 (64.71%) LogRhythm
3 11 (64.71%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (64.71%) McAfee ePO
3 11 (64.71%) Splunk
3 11 (64.71%) Qualys
3 11 (64.71%) Nessus
3 11 (64.71%) Snort
4 9 (52.94%) Windows
5 8 (47.06%) SSCP
5 8 (47.06%) CISSP
5 8 (47.06%) CEH
6 7 (41.18%) Network Security
7 5 (29.41%) Fujitsu

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) TCP/IP
1 13 (76.47%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (41.18%) Network Security
3 5 (29.41%) HTTP
3 5 (29.41%) HTTPS
3 5 (29.41%) SSL
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
1 5 (29.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Security Specialist
2 6 (35.29%) Senior Security Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Network Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Security Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) SIEM
1 13 (76.47%) Vulnerability Management
2 11 (64.71%) Cyber Security
3 5 (29.41%) Service Management
3 5 (29.41%) Change Management
3 5 (29.41%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) SC Cleared
1 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
2 8 (47.06%) CEH
2 8 (47.06%) CISSP
2 8 (47.06%) SSCP
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (23.53%) CCNA
4 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) JNCIA
5 1 (5.88%) CCSA
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Snort
2 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (64.71%) Nessus
1 11 (64.71%) McAfee ePO
1 11 (64.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Juniper
1 14 (82.35%) CheckPoint
2 13 (76.47%) Symantec
2 13 (76.47%) McAfee
2 13 (76.47%) Websense
2 13 (76.47%) IronPort
2 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
3 11 (64.71%) Splunk
3 11 (64.71%) Lumension
3 11 (64.71%) Becrypt
3 11 (64.71%) LogRhythm
3 11 (64.71%) Qualys
4 5 (29.41%) Fujitsu
5 3 (17.65%) Riverbed
5 3 (17.65%) F5
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco
6 2 (11.76%) HP