Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Blue Coat over the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Blue Coat
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 139 178
Rank change year-on-year -30 +39 +15
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 9 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.29% 0.40% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 0.97% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 8
Cheshire median annual salary £50,750 £47,500 £19,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.84% +143.59% -18.75%
10th Percentile £45,525 £43,750 £18,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £51,250 £32,550
North West median annual salary £47,500 £48,750 £31,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +54.76% -10.00%

Blue Coat is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Cheshire.

All Vendors
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1369 928 1344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 44.48% 41.24% 41.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1055 763 1108
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,638
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -2.95% +3.04%
10th Percentile £21,600 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £64,500 £57,500 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Blue Coat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Blue Coat in Cheshire

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Blue Coat in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Blue Coat in Cheshire

Blue Coat
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Blue Coat in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Blue Coat in Cheshire

Blue Coat
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 1 - -
Blue Coat
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) Load Balancing
3 7 (77.78%) F5
4 6 (66.67%) Wireless
4 6 (66.67%) Finance
4 6 (66.67%) ITIL
4 6 (66.67%) LAN
4 6 (66.67%) WAN
4 6 (66.67%) DNS
5 5 (55.56%) Cisco
5 5 (55.56%) Python
5 5 (55.56%) Degree
5 5 (55.56%) IP Telephony
5 5 (55.56%) Financial Institution
5 5 (55.56%) Multicast
6 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (44.44%) tcpdump
6 4 (44.44%) FortiGate
6 4 (44.44%) ProxySG
6 4 (44.44%) Wireshark
6 4 (44.44%) DDNS
6 4 (44.44%) Unix
6 4 (44.44%) DHCP
6 4 (44.44%) CCNP
6 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (44.44%) Juniper
7 3 (33.33%) SSL
7 3 (33.33%) Infoblox
8 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (22.22%) CCIE

Blue Coat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) DNS
2 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 6 (66.67%) Wireless
3 5 (55.56%) IP Telephony
3 5 (55.56%) Multicast
4 4 (44.44%) DDNS
4 4 (44.44%) DHCP
4 4 (44.44%) tcpdump
4 4 (44.44%) Wireshark
5 3 (33.33%) SSL
6 2 (22.22%) BGP
6 2 (22.22%) BIG-IP
6 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
6 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
6 2 (22.22%) OSPF
6 2 (22.22%) RIP
6 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (22.22%) VPN
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Operations Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Operations Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Service Operations Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Core Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Load Balancing
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Product Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) CCNP
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (22.22%) CCIE
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) F5
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) Juniper
4 3 (33.33%) Infoblox