The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 260 226 240
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +14
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 3 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.040% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.089% 0.53% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 4
Average salary £40,000 £65,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.46% +188.88%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
Blue Coat
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3353 3017 3309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.56% 44.45% 46.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2731 2555 2857
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Blue Coat Salary Trend in the North West

Blue Coat
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Blue Coat Salary Histogram in the North West

Blue Coat
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Manchester -2 2 £42,500 -43.33%
Cheshire -26 1 £23,000 -61.66% 1
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 11 (91.67%) Juniper
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) Firewall
3 7 (58.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (58.33%) IronPort
4 6 (50.00%) Network Security
4 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (41.67%) LAN
5 5 (41.67%) WAN
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) UNIX
6 4 (33.33%) Solaris
6 4 (33.33%) Linux
6 4 (33.33%) MPLS
6 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (33.33%) Network Design
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (33.33%) Content Management
6 4 (33.33%) Identity Management
6 4 (33.33%) VMware
7 3 (25.00%) Nessus
7 3 (25.00%) Snort
7 3 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (25.00%) F5
7 3 (25.00%) Splunk
7 3 (25.00%) SIEM

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
1 7 (58.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (50.00%) Network Security
3 5 (41.67%) LAN
3 5 (41.67%) WAN
4 4 (33.33%) MPLS
5 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
6 1 (8.33%) SSL
6 1 (8.33%) HTTP
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
6 1 (8.33%) TACACS
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Security Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Hardware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) UNIX
1 4 (33.33%) Solaris
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Identity Management
1 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 4 (33.33%) Content Management
1 4 (33.33%) Network Design
2 3 (25.00%) SIEM
2 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (25.00%) Cyber Security
3 2 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) CISSP
3 2 (16.67%) CEH
3 2 (16.67%) SSCP
3 2 (16.67%) CCSA
4 1 (8.33%) CCSE
4 1 (8.33%) JNCIA
4 1 (8.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (25.00%) Snort
4 1 (8.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Nessus
1 3 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Juniper
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) IronPort
4 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) Qualys
6 3 (25.00%) F5
6 3 (25.00%) Splunk
6 3 (25.00%) Lumension
6 3 (25.00%) Becrypt
6 3 (25.00%) LogRhythm
6 3 (25.00%) Symantec
6 3 (25.00%) McAfee
6 3 (25.00%) Websense
7 2 (16.67%) Riverbed
7 2 (16.67%) Citrix
8 1 (8.33%) Fujitsu
8 1 (8.33%) HP
8 1 (8.33%) Nokia
Runcorn, Cheshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago