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 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 184 186 166
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -20
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 5 2 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.13% 0.054% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.12% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £60,000 £46,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.34% -10.95%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +7.05%
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
1659 1648 1799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 42.29% 44.28% 44.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1378 1376 1511
Average salary £37,500 £39,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

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

Blue Coat Salary Histogram in Manchester

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (85.71%) CheckPoint
2 5 (71.43%) McAfee
3 4 (57.14%) Network Security
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) SIEM
4 3 (42.86%) Lumension
4 3 (42.86%) Security Management
4 3 (42.86%) Juniper
4 3 (42.86%) CISSP
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
5 2 (28.57%) Change Control
6 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
6 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
6 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (14.29%) IronPort
6 1 (14.29%) Qualys
6 1 (14.29%) Content Management
6 1 (14.29%) Network Design
6 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 1 (14.29%) Legal

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Security Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) EFT
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Security Management
1 3 (42.86%) SIEM
2 2 (28.57%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CISA
2 1 (14.29%) CISM
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) CheckPoint
2 5 (71.43%) McAfee
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Lumension
3 3 (42.86%) Juniper
4 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) IronPort
5 1 (14.29%) Qualys