The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 179 182 192
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 2 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.060% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.34% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 3
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% -31.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
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 Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1462 1760 1881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.04% 44.20% 45.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1155 1434 1591
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Blue Coat Salary Trend in Manchester

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 5 (71.43%) McAfee
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) Lumension
3 3 (42.86%) SIEM
3 3 (42.86%) Security Management
3 3 (42.86%) CISSP
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) CCIE
4 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Nokia
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) OpenView
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) CCSA
4 2 (28.57%) SDH
4 2 (28.57%) DSL
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 2 (28.57%) WAN Optimisation

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Network Security
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) MPLS
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
2 2 (28.57%) SDH
2 2 (28.57%) DSL
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Multicast
2 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Security Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Firewall Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) IPTV
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) EFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) SIEM
1 3 (42.86%) Security Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (28.57%) Network Management
2 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCIE
2 2 (28.57%) CCSA
2 2 (28.57%) CCSE
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) CISA
3 1 (14.29%) CISM
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) OpenView
1 2 (28.57%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 5 (71.43%) McAfee
3 3 (42.86%) Lumension
3 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Nokia
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
4 2 (28.57%) F5
4 2 (28.57%) Riverbed
4 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
5 1 (14.29%) Qualys