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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 231 229 248
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +19
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 14 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.26% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 0.58% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 6
Average salary £23,000 £35,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.28% -48.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £35,000 £48,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £46,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-9.41% +3.65%
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
2888 3087 3381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.91% 43.82% 45.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2312 2474 2848
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,950 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 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 -12 10 £23,000 -34.28% 2
Manchester +5 4 £40,000 -13.97% 1
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 28 (84.85%) Cisco
1 28 (84.85%) Juniper
2 24 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (69.70%) CheckPoint
4 16 (48.48%) Service Delivery
5 15 (45.45%) F5
6 13 (39.39%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (39.39%) Finance
6 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
7 12 (36.36%) CCSE
8 11 (33.33%) SLA
8 11 (33.33%) HP
9 10 (30.30%) CCNP
9 10 (30.30%) CCNA
9 10 (30.30%) WAN
9 10 (30.30%) Firewall
9 10 (30.30%) Management Information System
9 10 (30.30%) NetScreen
9 10 (30.30%) Fortinet
9 10 (30.30%) IronPort
9 10 (30.30%) Cisco PIX
9 10 (30.30%) Tufin
9 10 (30.30%) Cisco ISE
10 9 (27.27%) Riverbed
10 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
11 8 (24.24%) Network Security
11 8 (24.24%) Wireless
11 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
11 8 (24.24%) LAN
12 7 (21.21%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 2 (6.06%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (30.30%) Cisco PIX
2 10 (30.30%) NetScreen
2 10 (30.30%) Firewall
2 10 (30.30%) WAN
2 10 (30.30%) Cisco ISE
3 8 (24.24%) LAN
3 8 (24.24%) Wireless
3 8 (24.24%) Network Security
4 6 (18.18%) MPLS
5 4 (12.12%) VPN
5 4 (12.12%) Multicast
5 4 (12.12%) VoIP
5 4 (12.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (9.09%) DNS
6 3 (9.09%) DHCP
7 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
7 2 (6.06%) SDH
7 2 (6.06%) Internet
7 2 (6.06%) OSPF
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Network Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) Consultant
2 10 (30.30%) Security Consultant
2 10 (30.30%) Technical Consultant
2 10 (30.30%) Security Technical Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) Security Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Security Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Hardware Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Network Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Security Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Network Specialist
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Network Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) IPTV
2 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Service Delivery
2 7 (21.21%) Time Management
3 5 (15.15%) ITIL
4 3 (9.09%) SIEM
5 2 (6.06%) Process Improvement
5 2 (6.06%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (6.06%) Security Architecture
5 2 (6.06%) Network Management
5 2 (6.06%) Network Design
5 2 (6.06%) Supplier Management
5 2 (6.06%) Security Management
5 2 (6.06%) Migration
6 1 (3.03%) Computer Forensics
6 1 (3.03%) Computer Security
6 1 (3.03%) Cyber Security
6 1 (3.03%) Protective Monitoring
Qualifications
1 24 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (36.36%) CCSE
3 10 (30.30%) CCNP
3 10 (30.30%) CCNA
4 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 7 (21.21%) CCIE
6 5 (15.15%) JNCIS
6 5 (15.15%) JNCIP
7 2 (6.06%) CCSP
7 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (6.06%) CCSA
7 2 (6.06%) CCDP
7 2 (6.06%) CISSP
8 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) SLA
2 4 (12.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) ISA Server
2 2 (6.06%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) OpenView
1 2 (6.06%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 28 (84.85%) Cisco
1 28 (84.85%) Juniper
2 23 (69.70%) CheckPoint
3 15 (45.45%) F5
4 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
5 11 (33.33%) HP
6 10 (30.30%) Fortinet
6 10 (30.30%) IronPort
6 10 (30.30%) Tufin
7 9 (27.27%) Riverbed
8 4 (12.12%) Websense
9 3 (9.09%) McAfee
10 2 (6.06%) Nokia
10 2 (6.06%) Citrix
10 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds
10 2 (6.06%) Lumension
10 2 (6.06%) ServiceNow
11 1 (3.03%) LogRhythm
11 1 (3.03%) Avaya
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