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 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 191 178 189
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 2 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.047% 0.027% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.061% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £60,000 £75,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +13.63%
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
1836 1641 1961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.48% 43.60% 44.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1555 1409 1748
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 2014, 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%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Juniper
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) IronPort
3 4 (57.14%) Identity Management
3 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
3 4 (57.14%) Content Management
3 4 (57.14%) Network Design
3 4 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (57.14%) Network Security
3 4 (57.14%) Solaris
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) MPLS
3 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
5 2 (28.57%) McAfee
5 2 (28.57%) Change Control
6 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (14.29%) SIEM
6 1 (14.29%) Information Security
6 1 (14.29%) Security Management
6 1 (14.29%) Citrix
6 1 (14.29%) Qualys
6 1 (14.29%) Lumension

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) EFT
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
1 4 (57.14%) Solaris
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Identity Management
1 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
1 4 (57.14%) Content Management
1 4 (57.14%) Network Design
2 2 (28.57%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) CISA
1 1 (14.29%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Juniper
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) IronPort
3 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) McAfee
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) Qualys
5 1 (14.29%) Lumension