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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 185 147 152
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +5
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 4 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.11% 0.28% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.60% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 12
Average salary £56,250 £47,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £47,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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
1933 1338 1221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 51.10% 47.48% 43.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1414 1077 994
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%

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 21 October 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 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) ProxySG
1 8 (100.00%) Network Security
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) F5
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) DHCP
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) Symantec
4 3 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (37.50%) TACACS
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) EMC
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) CCSP
5 2 (25.00%) CCNP

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Network Security
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) TACACS
4 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Security Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Product Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Development Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) IT Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCSP
2 2 (25.00%) CCNP
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) CCSE
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) ProxySG
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) F5
3 3 (37.50%) Symantec
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) EMC
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Sourcefire