The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 206 163 177
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +14
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 7 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.14% 0.63% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 1.32% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 9
Average salary £54,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.28% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £27,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,400 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Blue Coat
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2518 1749 1818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 50.23% 47.71% 47.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1799 1401 1478
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the West Yorkshire region.

Blue Coat Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Blue Coat
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -41 3 £50,000 +17.64%
Blue Coat
Yorkshire

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 12 (92.31%) Cisco
1 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) Network Security
3 9 (69.23%) CheckPoint
4 7 (53.85%) ProxySG
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
5 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
5 5 (38.46%) Juniper
5 5 (38.46%) Symantec
5 5 (38.46%) McAfee
5 5 (38.46%) Websense
5 5 (38.46%) DNS
5 5 (38.46%) Windows
6 4 (30.77%) Apache
6 4 (30.77%) LDAP
6 4 (30.77%) C++
6 4 (30.77%) Perl
6 4 (30.77%) PHP
6 4 (30.77%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (30.77%) TACACS
6 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (30.77%) F5
6 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
6 4 (30.77%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (23.08%) CCSE
7 3 (23.08%) Sourcefire

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 4 (30.77%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) Network Security
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (38.46%) DNS
5 4 (30.77%) LDAP
5 4 (30.77%) TACACS
6 3 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
8 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
8 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
8 1 (7.69%) SSL
8 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Security Engineer
2 8 (61.54%) Network Engineer
2 8 (61.54%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Designer
4 3 (23.08%) Network Designer
4 3 (23.08%) Security Designer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Technical Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Product Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Development Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.69%) SIEM
3 1 (7.69%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Cyber Security
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C++
1 4 (30.77%) Perl
1 4 (30.77%) PHP
1 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCNP
2 3 (23.08%) CCSE
3 2 (15.38%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) CCSP
4 1 (7.69%) CISSP
4 1 (7.69%) CEH
4 1 (7.69%) SSCP
4 1 (7.69%) GIAC
4 1 (7.69%) GCIA
4 1 (7.69%) GCIH
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) ProxySG
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) CheckPoint
3 5 (38.46%) Symantec
3 5 (38.46%) McAfee
3 5 (38.46%) Websense
3 5 (38.46%) Juniper
4 4 (30.77%) F5
5 3 (23.08%) Sourcefire
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) HP
6 2 (15.38%) VMware
7 1 (7.69%) Dell
7 1 (7.69%) IBM
7 1 (7.69%) Fortinet