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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 146 178 126
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -52
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 24 5 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.73% 0.14% 0.83%
As % of the Vendors category 1.62% 0.31% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 20 4 16
Average salary £44,250 £46,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.32% +42.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £39,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,850 £49,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
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
1486 1626 1283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 45.40% 44.58% 48.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1176 1329 1033
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

Blue Coat Salary Histogram in Leeds

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 41 (100.00%) Cisco
2 39 (95.12%) CheckPoint
3 38 (92.68%) F5
4 35 (85.37%) Firewall
5 25 (60.98%) Network Security
6 18 (43.90%) Juniper
7 16 (39.02%) CCNA
7 16 (39.02%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (36.59%) ITIL
9 14 (34.15%) CCNP
9 14 (34.15%) Fortinet
9 14 (34.15%) ArcSight
10 12 (29.27%) LAN
10 12 (29.27%) WAN
10 12 (29.27%) ProxySG
11 10 (24.39%) Sourcefire
12 9 (21.95%) Migration
12 9 (21.95%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
13 7 (17.07%) HP
14 6 (14.63%) EMC
14 6 (14.63%) Citrix
14 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
14 6 (14.63%) Symantec
14 6 (14.63%) Norton AntiVirus
14 6 (14.63%) DNS
14 6 (14.63%) DHCP
14 6 (14.63%) VMware
14 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
14 6 (14.63%) Degree

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 35 (85.37%) Firewall
2 25 (60.98%) Network Security
3 12 (29.27%) LAN
3 12 (29.27%) WAN
4 9 (21.95%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (14.63%) DNS
5 6 (14.63%) DHCP
5 6 (14.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 6 (14.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (12.20%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (7.32%) Internet
7 3 (7.32%) VPN
7 3 (7.32%) IPv4
7 3 (7.32%) IPv6
8 1 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Consultant
1 15 (36.59%) Security Consultant
2 14 (34.15%) Network Consultant
2 14 (34.15%) Network Security Consultant
3 7 (17.07%) Security Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Network Specialist
5 3 (7.32%) Security Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) NOC Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Linux Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Product Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) VMware Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Security Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Network Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) UNIX
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
1 4 (9.76%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) ITIL
2 9 (21.95%) Migration
3 6 (14.63%) Load Balancing
4 4 (9.76%) Information Security
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.44%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.44%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) SIEM
6 1 (2.44%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.44%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (2.44%) Security Management
6 1 (2.44%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 16 (39.02%) CCNA
1 16 (39.02%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (34.15%) CCNP
3 6 (14.63%) Degree
4 5 (12.20%) CCSA
5 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
5 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
6 3 (7.32%) JNCIA
6 3 (7.32%) JNCIS
6 3 (7.32%) CCSE
7 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 12 (29.27%) ProxySG
2 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) Cisco
2 39 (95.12%) CheckPoint
3 38 (92.68%) F5
4 18 (43.90%) Juniper
5 14 (34.15%) Fortinet
5 14 (34.15%) ArcSight
6 10 (24.39%) Sourcefire
7 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
7 7 (17.07%) HP
8 6 (14.63%) EMC
8 6 (14.63%) Citrix
8 6 (14.63%) Symantec
8 6 (14.63%) VMware
9 5 (12.20%) Splunk
10 1 (2.44%) Google
10 1 (2.44%) SAP
10 1 (2.44%) Red Hat