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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 232 242 229
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 21 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.098% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.74% 0.22% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 10
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 £31,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £45,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.77% -0.58%
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
2852 3128 3197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.74% 43.73% 44.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2257 2487 2720
Average salary £39,000 £36,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
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
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 31 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 31 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 +11 14 £21,250 -39.28% 1
Manchester +10 7 £40,000 -11.11%
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 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 32 (88.89%) Juniper
2 30 (83.33%) Cisco
3 24 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (58.33%) CheckPoint
5 20 (55.56%) F5
6 19 (52.78%) Service Delivery
7 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
7 16 (44.44%) SLA
8 15 (41.67%) Finance
9 13 (36.11%) Security Cleared
10 12 (33.33%) CCSE
10 12 (33.33%) WAN
11 11 (30.56%) HP
11 11 (30.56%) Firewall
11 11 (30.56%) Riverbed
12 10 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (27.78%) Fortinet
12 10 (27.78%) IronPort
12 10 (27.78%) Cisco PIX
12 10 (27.78%) Tufin
12 10 (27.78%) Cisco ISE
12 10 (27.78%) 802.1X
12 10 (27.78%) Management Information System
12 10 (27.78%) NetScreen
12 10 (27.78%) LAN
13 9 (25.00%) Windows
13 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
13 9 (25.00%) MPLS
13 9 (25.00%) CCNA
13 9 (25.00%) Wireless

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

For the 6 months to 31 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.

Applications
1 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) WAN
2 11 (30.56%) Firewall
3 10 (27.78%) NetScreen
3 10 (27.78%) Cisco PIX
3 10 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (27.78%) LAN
3 10 (27.78%) Cisco ISE
4 9 (25.00%) MPLS
4 9 (25.00%) Wireless
5 7 (19.44%) VoIP
5 7 (19.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 7 (19.44%) VPN
6 6 (16.67%) Network Security
7 4 (11.11%) Multicast
8 3 (8.33%) DNS
8 3 (8.33%) DHCP
9 2 (5.56%) Ethernet
9 2 (5.56%) SDH
9 2 (5.56%) Internet
9 2 (5.56%) DSL
General
1 15 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 11 (30.56%) Analyst
3 10 (27.78%) Consultant
3 10 (27.78%) Security Consultant
3 10 (27.78%) Technical Consultant
3 10 (27.78%) Security Technical Consultant
4 7 (19.44%) Network Analyst
5 6 (16.67%) Security Analyst
5 6 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
6 5 (13.89%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 5 (13.89%) Security Engineer
6 5 (13.89%) Senior Security Consultant
6 5 (13.89%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Security Specialist
8 2 (5.56%) Network Specialist
8 2 (5.56%) Network Security Specialist
8 2 (5.56%) Network Security Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Network Security Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.56%) IPTV
2 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Service Delivery
2 9 (25.00%) Time Management
3 7 (19.44%) ITIL
4 4 (11.11%) SIEM
4 4 (11.11%) Cyber Security
4 4 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
4 4 (11.11%) Computer Security
4 4 (11.11%) Computer Forensics
5 2 (5.56%) Supplier Management
5 2 (5.56%) Migration
5 2 (5.56%) Security Architecture
5 2 (5.56%) Network Management
5 2 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (5.56%) Process Improvement
5 2 (5.56%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 24 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (36.11%) Security Cleared
3 12 (33.33%) CCSE
4 9 (25.00%) CCNA
5 8 (22.22%) CCNP
6 7 (19.44%) CCIE
7 5 (13.89%) JNCIS
7 5 (13.89%) JNCIP
8 4 (11.11%) Degree
8 4 (11.11%) CCSP
8 4 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (5.56%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (44.44%) SLA
2 7 (19.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) ISA Server
2 2 (5.56%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) OpenView
1 2 (5.56%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 32 (88.89%) Juniper
2 30 (83.33%) Cisco
3 21 (58.33%) CheckPoint
4 20 (55.56%) F5
5 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 11 (30.56%) HP
6 11 (30.56%) Riverbed
7 10 (27.78%) Fortinet
7 10 (27.78%) IronPort
7 10 (27.78%) Tufin
8 7 (19.44%) Websense
9 4 (11.11%) LogRhythm
10 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
10 2 (5.56%) Nokia
11 1 (2.78%) Avaya
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