Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 22 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
England > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 347 344 334
Rank change year-on-year -3 -10 +33
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 31 15 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 0.27% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 30 8 14
North West median annual salary £47,500 £48,750 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.56% +54.76% -10.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £43,375 £18,750
90th Percentile £58,250 £53,750 £46,350
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +2.04% +3.16%

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 the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 6200 5575 5581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 46.63% 44.55% 43.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4810 4440 4447
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £59,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Blue Coat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Blue Coat 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 in the North West.

Salary trend for Blue Coat in the North West

Blue Coat
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Blue Coat in the North West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Blue Coat 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 6 months to 22 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
Manchester +3 19 £45,000 -
Cheshire -29 9 £50,750 +6.84%
Blue Coat
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 North West region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 30 (96.77%) Firewall
2 25 (80.65%) ITIL
2 25 (80.65%) DNS
2 25 (80.65%) Cisco
2 25 (80.65%) Juniper
3 24 (77.42%) TCP/IP
4 23 (74.19%) DHCP
5 22 (70.97%) ProxySG
6 20 (64.52%) CheckPoint
6 20 (64.52%) Palo Alto
7 19 (61.29%) Windows Server
7 19 (61.29%) Network Security
7 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
7 19 (61.29%) Windows
8 18 (58.06%) MPLS
8 18 (58.06%) Network Design
8 18 (58.06%) Penetration Testing
8 18 (58.06%) Change Management
8 18 (58.06%) Junos
8 18 (58.06%) SIEM
8 18 (58.06%) Cybersecurity
8 18 (58.06%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 16 (51.61%) VLAN
10 12 (38.71%) Legal
11 9 (29.03%) Load Balancing
11 9 (29.03%) WAN
12 8 (25.81%) LAN
12 8 (25.81%) F5
13 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (22.58%) CCNP

Blue Coat
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
1 1 (3.23%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 30 (96.77%) Firewall
2 25 (80.65%) DNS
3 24 (77.42%) TCP/IP
4 23 (74.19%) DHCP
5 19 (61.29%) Network Security
6 18 (58.06%) Junos
6 18 (58.06%) MPLS
7 16 (51.61%) VLAN
8 9 (29.03%) WAN
9 8 (25.81%) LAN
10 7 (22.58%) Wireless
11 6 (19.35%) IP Telephony
11 6 (19.35%) Multicast
12 5 (16.13%) BGP
12 5 (16.13%) OSPF
13 4 (12.90%) DDNS
13 4 (12.90%) EIGRP
13 4 (12.90%) SSL
13 4 (12.90%) VPN
13 4 (12.90%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (38.71%) Legal
2 7 (22.58%) Finance
3 6 (19.35%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Network Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Operations Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Security Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Active Directory Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) IP Network Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Juniper Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Operations Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Service Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Core Network Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.23%) NOC Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.90%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) Windows
1 19 (61.29%) Windows Server
2 4 (12.90%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) ITIL
2 18 (58.06%) Change Management
2 18 (58.06%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (58.06%) Network Design
2 18 (58.06%) Penetration Testing
2 18 (58.06%) SIEM
2 18 (58.06%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 9 (29.03%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Security Operations
4 2 (6.45%) Service Management
5 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.23%) High Availability
5 1 (3.23%) Product Management
5 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.23%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) CCNP
1 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (19.35%) Degree
3 3 (9.68%) CCIE
4 2 (6.45%) CCNA
System Software
1 22 (70.97%) ProxySG
2 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.23%) SCSM
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) Cisco
1 25 (80.65%) Juniper
2 20 (64.52%) CheckPoint
2 20 (64.52%) Palo Alto
3 8 (25.81%) F5
4 3 (9.68%) Infoblox
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) Dell
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) Lotus
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.23%) VMware