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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 227 214 236
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +22
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 11 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.36% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.80% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 5
Average salary £38,750 £42,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.73% -23.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £35,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,900 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
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
2746 2986 3336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.07% 44.20% 46.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2158 2385 2755
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 £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -9 9 £25,250 -27.85% 1
Manchester +11 2 £50,000 +7.52%
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 21 (84.00%) CheckPoint
2 20 (80.00%) Cisco
3 19 (76.00%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (72.00%) Juniper
5 14 (56.00%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (48.00%) Service Delivery
6 12 (48.00%) CCSE
7 11 (44.00%) Management Information System
7 11 (44.00%) Finance
8 10 (40.00%) NetScreen
8 10 (40.00%) Tufin
8 10 (40.00%) IronPort
8 10 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
8 10 (40.00%) Fortinet
8 10 (40.00%) Cisco ISE
9 9 (36.00%) CCNP
10 8 (32.00%) Firewall
11 7 (28.00%) CCNA
11 7 (28.00%) CCIE
11 7 (28.00%) HP
12 6 (24.00%) F5
13 5 (20.00%) JNCIS
13 5 (20.00%) JNCIP
13 5 (20.00%) Network Security
13 5 (20.00%) McAfee
13 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 5 (20.00%) WAN
13 5 (20.00%) Wireless
14 4 (16.00%) SLA
14 4 (16.00%) Riverbed

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (12.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (40.00%) NetScreen
2 10 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
2 10 (40.00%) Cisco ISE
3 8 (32.00%) Firewall
4 5 (20.00%) Network Security
4 5 (20.00%) WAN
4 5 (20.00%) Wireless
5 3 (12.00%) NetScaler
5 3 (12.00%) Multicast
5 3 (12.00%) LAN
5 3 (12.00%) OSPF
6 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (8.00%) DSL
6 2 (8.00%) Internet
6 2 (8.00%) MPLS
6 2 (8.00%) SDH
6 2 (8.00%) DHCP
6 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
6 2 (8.00%) DNS
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Consultant
1 10 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 10 (40.00%) Security Consultant
1 10 (40.00%) Technical Consultant
1 10 (40.00%) Security Technical Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Senior Security Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Security Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Support
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Firewall Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Junior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) IPTV
3 1 (4.00%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (12.00%) SIEM
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) Security Management
2 3 (12.00%) Network Design
3 2 (8.00%) Migration
3 2 (8.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (8.00%) Change Control
3 2 (8.00%) Network Management
3 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (8.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (8.00%) Time Management
4 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 19 (76.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (48.00%) CCSE
3 9 (36.00%) CCNP
4 7 (28.00%) CCNA
4 7 (28.00%) CCIE
5 5 (20.00%) JNCIS
5 5 (20.00%) JNCIP
6 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (12.00%) CCDP
6 3 (12.00%) CISSP
7 2 (8.00%) CCSA
8 1 (4.00%) CISA
8 1 (4.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (8.00%) OpenView
2 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) CheckPoint
2 20 (80.00%) Cisco
3 18 (72.00%) Juniper
4 10 (40.00%) Tufin
4 10 (40.00%) IronPort
4 10 (40.00%) Fortinet
5 7 (28.00%) HP
6 6 (24.00%) F5
7 5 (20.00%) McAfee
7 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (16.00%) Riverbed
9 3 (12.00%) Lumension
9 3 (12.00%) Citrix
10 2 (8.00%) Nokia
10 2 (8.00%) ServiceNow
10 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
11 1 (4.00%) Qualys
11 1 (4.00%) Avaya
Runcorn, Cheshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + 10% Bonus
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