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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 254 241 262
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +21
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 4 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.064% 0.049% 0.081%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 6
Median salary £45,000 - £31,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +5.61%
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
2854 2583 3285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.40% 42.09% 44.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2318 2060 2777
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the North West region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -8 2 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 2 - -
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 13 (81.25%) F5
2 11 (68.75%) ProxySG
3 9 (56.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 9 (56.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 7 (43.75%) Finance
5 6 (37.50%) Service Management
5 6 (37.50%) ITIL
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco
5 6 (37.50%) ITSM
5 6 (37.50%) Incident Management
6 5 (31.25%) Firewall
6 5 (31.25%) HTTP
6 5 (31.25%) DNS
7 4 (25.00%) HTTPS
8 3 (18.75%) Banking
9 2 (12.50%) Security Operations
9 2 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (12.50%) Forcepoint
9 2 (12.50%) Clearswift
9 2 (12.50%) Windows
9 2 (12.50%) Validation
9 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (12.50%) IronPort
9 2 (12.50%) Network Security
10 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (6.25%) Spanning Tree
10 1 (6.25%) 802.1X

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 9 (56.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 9 (56.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (31.25%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) HTTP
3 4 (25.00%) HTTPS
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (6.25%) Fast Ethernet
5 1 (6.25%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 1 (6.25%) IPX
5 1 (6.25%) LAN
5 1 (6.25%) RIP
5 1 (6.25%) SNMP
5 1 (6.25%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.25%) VoIP
5 1 (6.25%) WAN
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Network Support
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (18.75%) Blue Coat Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Email Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Security Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Web Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Network Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Incident Management
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
1 6 (37.50%) ITSM
1 6 (37.50%) Service Management
2 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (12.50%) Security Operations
2 2 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCIE
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) F5
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) Clearswift
3 2 (12.50%) Forcepoint
3 2 (12.50%) IronPort
4 1 (6.25%) Avaya