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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blue Coat
England / North West
Rank 247 236 234
Rank change year-on-year -11 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 7 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.11% 0.035% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.083% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 4
Median salary £60,000 £48,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% +2.63%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -  

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 2665 2410 2921
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 43.35% 42.41% 44.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2187 1979 2339
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,553 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 24 March 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 24 March 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 - 7 £60,000 - 2
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 9 (81.82%) ProxySG
1 9 (81.82%) Network Security
1 9 (81.82%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (63.64%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 7 (63.64%) Palo Alto
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
2 7 (63.64%) VLAN
2 7 (63.64%) Junos
2 7 (63.64%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) Juniper
2 7 (63.64%) CheckPoint
2 7 (63.64%) MPLS
3 6 (54.55%) SIEM
4 5 (45.45%) Network Design
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL
5 4 (36.36%) Change Management
5 4 (36.36%) DHCP
5 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 4 (36.36%) DNS
6 3 (27.27%) Law
6 3 (27.27%) Security Operations
7 2 (18.18%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (18.18%) Legal
7 2 (18.18%) Forcepoint
7 2 (18.18%) Clearswift

Blue Coat
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Network Security
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) Junos
2 7 (63.64%) MPLS
2 7 (63.64%) VLAN
3 4 (36.36%) DHCP
3 4 (36.36%) DNS
3 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 3 (27.27%) Law
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Network Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) Network Security Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Email Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Security Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Web Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (63.64%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 6 (54.55%) SIEM
4 5 (45.45%) Network Design
5 4 (36.36%) Change Management
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) Security Operations
7 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 1 (9.09%) ITSM
7 1 (9.09%) Service Management
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) ProxySG
2 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) CheckPoint
1 7 (63.64%) Juniper
1 7 (63.64%) Palo Alto
2 2 (18.18%) Clearswift
2 2 (18.18%) F5
2 2 (18.18%) Forcepoint
2 2 (18.18%) IronPort
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