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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 171 176 129
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -47
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 7 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.21% 0.14% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 0.29% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 14
Average salary £31,500 £41,250 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.63% +34.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
1503 1746 1220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 44.85% 48.23% 48.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1229 1341 951
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,587 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.96% -

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 7 July 2015.

Blue Coat Salary Histogram in Leeds

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 7 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 37 (100.00%) Cisco
2 35 (94.59%) CheckPoint
2 35 (94.59%) F5
3 31 (83.78%) Firewall
4 21 (56.76%) Network Security
5 17 (45.95%) Juniper
6 15 (40.54%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (40.54%) CCNA
6 15 (40.54%) ITIL
7 14 (37.84%) ArcSight
8 13 (35.14%) Fortinet
8 13 (35.14%) CCNP
9 11 (29.73%) LAN
9 11 (29.73%) WAN
10 10 (27.03%) Sourcefire
11 9 (24.32%) ProxySG
11 9 (24.32%) Migration
12 8 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (16.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 6 (16.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
14 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (13.51%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (13.51%) Splunk
15 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
15 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
15 4 (10.81%) CCSA
15 4 (10.81%) Information Security
15 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
15 4 (10.81%) HP

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 31 (83.78%) Firewall
2 21 (56.76%) Network Security
3 11 (29.73%) LAN
3 11 (29.73%) WAN
4 8 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (16.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 6 (16.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (13.51%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (8.11%) Internet
7 3 (8.11%) DHCP
7 3 (8.11%) DNS
8 2 (5.41%) IPv4
8 2 (5.41%) IPv6
8 2 (5.41%) VPN
9 1 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Consultant
1 15 (40.54%) Security Consultant
2 14 (37.84%) Network Consultant
2 14 (37.84%) Network Security Consultant
3 7 (18.92%) Security Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Security Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Network Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) NOC Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Network Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Security Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) VMware Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) UNIX
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) ITIL
2 9 (24.32%) Migration
3 4 (10.81%) Information Security
4 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.70%) SIEM
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.70%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.70%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.70%) Security Management
6 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) CCNA
1 15 (40.54%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (35.14%) CCNP
3 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) CCSA
3 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.11%) Degree
5 2 (5.41%) CCSE
5 2 (5.41%) JNCIA
5 2 (5.41%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) ProxySG
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco
2 35 (94.59%) CheckPoint
2 35 (94.59%) F5
3 17 (45.95%) Juniper
4 14 (37.84%) ArcSight
5 13 (35.14%) Fortinet
6 10 (27.03%) Sourcefire
7 5 (13.51%) Splunk
8 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
8 4 (10.81%) HP
9 3 (8.11%) EMC
9 3 (8.11%) Citrix
9 3 (8.11%) Symantec
9 3 (8.11%) VMware
10 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.70%) Google
10 1 (2.70%) SAP