The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Leeds region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 176 133 131
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -2
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 5 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.13% 0.90% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 1.86% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 9
Average salary £46,250 £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.30% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £27,950 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Vendors Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1630 1342 1198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 42.96% 48.20% 49.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1321 1071 997
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Blue Coat
West Yorkshire

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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Blue Coat Salary Histogram in Leeds

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) CheckPoint
3 6 (66.67%) Firewall
4 5 (55.56%) HP
5 4 (44.44%) Dell
5 4 (44.44%) Juniper
6 3 (33.33%) Symantec
6 3 (33.33%) Websense
6 3 (33.33%) ITIL
6 3 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (33.33%) ProxySG
6 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (33.33%) F5
7 2 (22.22%) GIAC
7 2 (22.22%) Analytics
7 2 (22.22%) Cyber Security
7 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (22.22%) SIEM
7 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
7 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
7 2 (22.22%) Network Security
7 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
7 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (22.22%) GCIA

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) HTTPS
3 2 (22.22%) SSL
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) TACACS
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) IPsec
4 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Business Development Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Development Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Virtualisation Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) CentOS
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Cyber Security
2 2 (22.22%) SIEM
2 2 (22.22%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 1 (11.11%) Business Development
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) GIAC
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) GCIA
1 2 (22.22%) GCIH
1 2 (22.22%) CEH
1 2 (22.22%) CISSP
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (22.22%) SSCP
2 1 (11.11%) CCA
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCEA
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCSP
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (11.11%) MCITP
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) ProxySG
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Snort
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) XenServer
3 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) CheckPoint
3 5 (55.56%) HP
4 4 (44.44%) Dell
4 4 (44.44%) Juniper
5 3 (33.33%) Symantec
5 3 (33.33%) Websense
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) F5
6 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
6 2 (22.22%) Sourcefire
6 2 (22.22%) IBM
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) EMC
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix
6 2 (22.22%) McAfee
6 2 (22.22%) NetApp
7 1 (11.11%) Nokia
7 1 (11.11%) Veeam
7 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds