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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 226 240 226
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 16 2 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.030% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% 0.068% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 5
Average salary £41,000 £46,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.29% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
2962 2947 3352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.80% 44.77% 47.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2445 2380 2739
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 5 March 2015. 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
Cheshire - 10 - - 1
Manchester -11 3 £45,000 -3.74%
Lancashire - 3 £37,000 -
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 19 (86.36%) CheckPoint
2 18 (81.82%) Cisco
3 17 (77.27%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (68.18%) Juniper
5 14 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (50.00%) Management Information System
7 10 (45.45%) Finance
7 10 (45.45%) NetScreen
7 10 (45.45%) Service Delivery
7 10 (45.45%) Tufin
7 10 (45.45%) Fortinet
7 10 (45.45%) IronPort
7 10 (45.45%) Cisco PIX
7 10 (45.45%) CCSE
7 10 (45.45%) Cisco ISE
8 9 (40.91%) CCNP
9 7 (31.82%) CCNA
10 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
10 6 (27.27%) HP
10 6 (27.27%) Firewall
11 5 (22.73%) McAfee
11 5 (22.73%) CCIE
11 5 (22.73%) JNCIS
11 5 (22.73%) JNCIP
12 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
12 4 (18.18%) Windows
12 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
12 4 (18.18%) Citrix
13 3 (13.64%) CISSP
13 3 (13.64%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (45.45%) NetScreen
2 10 (45.45%) Cisco PIX
2 10 (45.45%) Cisco ISE
3 6 (27.27%) Firewall
4 3 (13.64%) OSPF
4 3 (13.64%) NetScaler
4 3 (13.64%) Network Security
4 3 (13.64%) Wireless
5 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.55%) LAN
6 1 (4.55%) WAN
6 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Consultant
1 10 (45.45%) Security Consultant
1 10 (45.45%) Technical Consultant
1 10 (45.45%) Security Technical Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Network Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Security Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Security Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Hardware Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Support
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Firewall Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Service Delivery
2 3 (13.64%) Security Management
2 3 (13.64%) SIEM
2 3 (13.64%) Time Management
2 3 (13.64%) Network Design
3 2 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (4.55%) Information Security
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (45.45%) CCSE
3 9 (40.91%) CCNP
4 7 (31.82%) CCNA
5 5 (22.73%) CCIE
5 5 (22.73%) JNCIS
5 5 (22.73%) JNCIP
6 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 3 (13.64%) CISSP
7 3 (13.64%) CCDP
8 1 (4.55%) CISA
8 1 (4.55%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) CheckPoint
2 18 (81.82%) Cisco
3 15 (68.18%) Juniper
4 10 (45.45%) Tufin
4 10 (45.45%) Fortinet
4 10 (45.45%) IronPort
5 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 6 (27.27%) HP
6 5 (22.73%) McAfee
7 4 (18.18%) Citrix
8 3 (13.64%) Lumension
8 3 (13.64%) F5
8 3 (13.64%) Riverbed
9 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
10 1 (4.55%) Qualys
Cheshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £50000 per annum + £6,600 Car allowance + 12% Bonus
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