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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 178 139 151
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +12
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 4 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.11% 0.43% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.90% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 4
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -19.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,350 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £45,000 £50,550
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £42,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% -10.00%
Vendors Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1814 1217 1206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 49.43% 47.13% 47.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1361 927 942
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 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £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 30 July 2014.

Blue Coat Salary Histogram in Leeds

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 10 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
3 7 (70.00%) ProxySG
3 7 (70.00%) Network Security
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) TACACS
5 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) F5
5 4 (40.00%) Sourcefire
6 3 (30.00%) CCSE
6 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (30.00%) CCNP
6 3 (30.00%) HP
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
7 2 (20.00%) UNIX
7 2 (20.00%) IBM
7 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (20.00%) DNS
7 2 (20.00%) HTTPS
7 2 (20.00%) SSL
7 2 (20.00%) Juniper
7 2 (20.00%) Dell
7 2 (20.00%) CISSP

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) Network Security
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (40.00%) TACACS
4 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) HTTPS
5 2 (20.00%) SSL
5 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Security Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Product Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Principle Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Development Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (20.00%) SIEM
2 2 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Anomaly Detection
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCSE
1 3 (30.00%) CCNP
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CISSP
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) CCSP
2 2 (20.00%) GIAC
2 2 (20.00%) GCIA
2 2 (20.00%) GCIH
2 2 (20.00%) SSCP
2 2 (20.00%) CEH
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) ProxySG
2 2 (20.00%) Snort
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) F5
3 4 (40.00%) Sourcefire
4 3 (30.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) IBM
5 2 (20.00%) Juniper
5 2 (20.00%) Dell
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Websense
5 2 (20.00%) Symantec
5 2 (20.00%) McAfee
5 2 (20.00%) Fortinet