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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Blue Coat Systems, Inc.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blue Coat
England / North West
Rank - - 245
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 0 0 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Median salary - - £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.72% -1.05%

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
2550 2278 3068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.44% 40.79% 44.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2074 1877 2554
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +2.40%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Blue Coat as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing Blue Coat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) ProxySG
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) F5
1 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 2 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) IronPort
2 2 (33.33%) Forcepoint
2 2 (33.33%) Clearswift
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (16.67%) Fast Ethernet
3 1 (16.67%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) SMTP
3 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (16.67%) FTP
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) IPX

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
3 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (16.67%) Fast Ethernet
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) FTP
3 1 (16.67%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) IGRP
3 1 (16.67%) IPX
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) SMTP
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Email Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Web Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 2 (33.33%) ITSM
1 2 (33.33%) Security Operations
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCIE
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (33.33%) Clearswift
2 2 (33.33%) Forcepoint
2 2 (33.33%) IronPort
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco