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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 242 236 237
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 35 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.51% 0.018% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 1.10% 0.041% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35 1 12
Median salary £48,500 £27,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +76.36% -12.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £27,500 £19,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £27,500 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +11.84%  

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 vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3179 2430 2854
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 46.30% 43.24% 45.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2530 1995 2286
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Blue Coat
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Blue Coat as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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 -13 22 £47,500 +72.72% 2
Cheshire - 11 £50,000 - 2
Blue Coat
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 41 (93.18%) Firewall
2 40 (90.91%) Juniper
3 32 (72.73%) CheckPoint
3 32 (72.73%) Palo Alto
4 30 (68.18%) Network Security
5 28 (63.64%) Windows Server
5 28 (63.64%) Active Directory
5 28 (63.64%) Windows
5 28 (63.64%) DNS
5 28 (63.64%) ProxySG
6 27 (61.36%) Penetration Testing
6 27 (61.36%) Junos
6 27 (61.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 27 (61.36%) Cybersecurity
7 26 (59.09%) SIEM
7 26 (59.09%) TCP/IP
7 26 (59.09%) Cisco
7 26 (59.09%) MPLS
8 24 (54.55%) ITIL
8 24 (54.55%) Network Design
8 24 (54.55%) VLAN
9 23 (52.27%) DHCP
10 21 (47.73%) Change Management
11 13 (29.55%) Legal
12 11 (25.00%) Load Balancing
13 10 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (22.73%) CCNP
14 9 (20.45%) FortiGate
14 9 (20.45%) F5
15 6 (13.64%) Law

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 (2.27%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
1 1 (2.27%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 41 (93.18%) Firewall
2 30 (68.18%) Network Security
3 28 (63.64%) DNS
4 27 (61.36%) Junos
5 26 (59.09%) MPLS
5 26 (59.09%) TCP/IP
6 24 (54.55%) VLAN
7 23 (52.27%) DHCP
8 5 (11.36%) WAN
9 4 (9.09%) BGP
9 4 (9.09%) LAN
9 4 (9.09%) OSPF
10 3 (6.82%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (6.82%) EIGRP
10 3 (6.82%) IP Telephony
10 3 (6.82%) Multicast
10 3 (6.82%) VPN
10 3 (6.82%) Wireless
11 2 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (29.55%) Legal
2 6 (13.64%) Law
3 4 (9.09%) Finance
4 3 (6.82%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 38 (86.36%) Network Engineer
2 20 (45.45%) Network Security Engineer
2 20 (45.45%) Security Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Operations Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Network Operations Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) IP Network Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Juniper Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Cisco Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Cisco Security Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Juniper Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Security Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Security Technical Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Service Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
1 3 (6.82%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 28 (63.64%) Windows
1 28 (63.64%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.55%) Unix
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (61.36%) Cybersecurity
1 27 (61.36%) Penetration Testing
1 27 (61.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 26 (59.09%) SIEM
3 24 (54.55%) ITIL
3 24 (54.55%) Network Design
4 21 (47.73%) Change Management
5 11 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 4 (9.09%) Security Operations
7 3 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.27%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (2.27%) High Availability
8 1 (2.27%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.27%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) CCNP
1 10 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.82%) Degree
3 2 (4.55%) CCIE
3 2 (4.55%) CCNA
System Software
1 28 (63.64%) Active Directory
1 28 (63.64%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.27%) SCSM
Vendors
1 40 (90.91%) Juniper
2 32 (72.73%) CheckPoint
2 32 (72.73%) Palo Alto
3 26 (59.09%) Cisco
4 9 (20.45%) F5
5 2 (4.55%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.27%) Citrix
6 1 (2.27%) Dell
6 1 (2.27%) HP
6 1 (2.27%) IBM
6 1 (2.27%) Infoblox
6 1 (2.27%) Lotus
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.27%) VMware
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