The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Manchester region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 184 178 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 7 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.17% 0.34% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.72% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 0
Average salary £46,500 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
Vendors Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1824 1958 1691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.57% 46.95% 45.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1475 1638 1492
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Blue Coat
North West

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
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Wigan - 1 £52,500 -
Blue Coat
North West

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) CCNP
2 7 (87.50%) HP
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Juniper
2 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
2 7 (87.50%) MPLS
2 7 (87.50%) F5
3 6 (75.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 6 (75.00%) Security Architecture
3 6 (75.00%) Riverbed
3 6 (75.00%) Wireless
3 6 (75.00%) Internet
3 6 (75.00%) Nokia
3 6 (75.00%) DSL
3 6 (75.00%) CCIP
3 6 (75.00%) CCIE
3 6 (75.00%) SDH
3 6 (75.00%) WAN
3 6 (75.00%) Ethernet
4 5 (62.50%) OpenView
4 5 (62.50%) CiscoWorks
4 5 (62.50%) IPTV
4 5 (62.50%) Migration
4 5 (62.50%) SolarWinds
4 5 (62.50%) Wireshark
4 5 (62.50%) Network Management
4 5 (62.50%) Multicast
5 3 (37.50%) Change Control
5 3 (37.50%) Finance

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (87.50%) MPLS
2 6 (75.00%) DSL
2 6 (75.00%) Wireless
2 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 6 (75.00%) Ethernet
2 6 (75.00%) SDH
2 6 (75.00%) Internet
3 5 (62.50%) Wireshark
3 5 (62.50%) Multicast
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (25.00%) OSPF
5 1 (12.50%) BGP
5 1 (12.50%) IGRP
5 1 (12.50%) IPsec
5 1 (12.50%) VLAN
5 1 (12.50%) VPLS
5 1 (12.50%) WLAN
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Advertising
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) IPTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Security Architecture
1 6 (75.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 5 (62.50%) Network Management
2 5 (62.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) CCNP
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) CCIE
2 6 (75.00%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) OpenView
1 5 (62.50%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) HP
2 7 (87.50%) Juniper
2 7 (87.50%) F5
2 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
3 6 (75.00%) Riverbed
3 6 (75.00%) Nokia
4 5 (62.50%) SolarWinds
5 1 (12.50%) Proofpoint
5 1 (12.50%) MobileIron
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec
5 1 (12.50%) McAfee
5 1 (12.50%) Websense
5 1 (12.50%) Sourcefire
5 1 (12.50%) Brocade
5 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 1 (12.50%) TippingPoint
5 1 (12.50%) ProCurve