The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 174 189 136
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -53
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 3 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.086% 0.11% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.22% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 11
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £53,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.77% -0.58%
Blue Coat
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Vendors Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1560 1805 1198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 44.70% 49.04% 46.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1262 1356 914
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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 Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Blue Coat Salary Trend in Leeds

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 30 (100.00%) Cisco
1 30 (100.00%) F5
2 28 (93.33%) CheckPoint
3 24 (80.00%) Firewall
4 14 (46.67%) Network Security
5 13 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (43.33%) CCNA
6 12 (40.00%) Juniper
6 12 (40.00%) ITIL
6 12 (40.00%) Fortinet
7 11 (36.67%) ArcSight
7 11 (36.67%) CCNP
8 8 (26.67%) LAN
8 8 (26.67%) WAN
8 8 (26.67%) Sourcefire
9 7 (23.33%) Migration
10 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 6 (20.00%) ProxySG
10 6 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (13.33%) Splunk
12 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
12 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
13 3 (10.00%) Information Security
14 2 (6.67%) ITIL V3
14 2 (6.67%) Finance
14 2 (6.67%) CCSA

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 24 (80.00%) Firewall
2 14 (46.67%) Network Security
3 8 (26.67%) LAN
3 8 (26.67%) WAN
4 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (6.67%) Internet
7 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Consultant
1 12 (40.00%) Security Consultant
2 11 (36.67%) Network Consultant
2 11 (36.67%) Network Security Consultant
3 8 (26.67%) Security Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Security Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Network Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) NOC Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Security Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Security Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Technical Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) UNIX
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) ITIL
2 7 (23.33%) Migration
3 3 (10.00%) Information Security
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.33%) SIEM
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.33%) Security Management
5 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) CCNA
1 13 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (36.67%) CCNP
3 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) CCSA
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
1 30 (100.00%) F5
2 28 (93.33%) CheckPoint
3 12 (40.00%) Fortinet
3 12 (40.00%) Juniper
4 11 (36.67%) ArcSight
5 8 (26.67%) Sourcefire
6 4 (13.33%) Splunk
7 1 (3.33%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (3.33%) SAP
7 1 (3.33%) Google
7 1 (3.33%) Imperva
7 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.33%) HP