The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 242 224 203
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -21
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 22 15 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.31% 0.24% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 0.49% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 22 4 21
Average salary £51,250 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £25,600 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +13.63%
Blue Coat
England

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

Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3321 3049 2871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 46.67% 49.25% 46.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2656 2332 2301
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Blue Coat
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Blue Coat Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Blue Coat
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Blue Coat Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Blue Coat
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
North Yorkshire - 17 £50,000 - 1
West Yorkshire -14 5 £55,000 +42.85% 1
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the 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 34 (100.00%) Cisco
1 34 (100.00%) Firewall
1 34 (100.00%) Network Security
2 30 (88.24%) DNS
2 30 (88.24%) CheckPoint
3 26 (76.47%) DHCP
3 26 (76.47%) VMware
3 26 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (76.47%) Cisco ASA
3 26 (76.47%) F5
4 22 (64.71%) CCSE
4 22 (64.71%) CCNP
4 22 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (61.76%) OSPF
5 21 (61.76%) BIG-IP
5 21 (61.76%) BGP
5 21 (61.76%) Infoblox
5 21 (61.76%) Imperva
5 21 (61.76%) Cisco IOS
5 21 (61.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 21 (61.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 19 (55.88%) Citrix
6 19 (55.88%) Linux
7 14 (41.18%) E-Commerce
7 14 (41.18%) Thin Client
7 14 (41.18%) NetScreen
7 14 (41.18%) Line Management
7 14 (41.18%) Mentoring
7 14 (41.18%) Fat Client
7 14 (41.18%) DMVPN

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the 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 (11.76%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 34 (100.00%) Firewall
1 34 (100.00%) Network Security
2 30 (88.24%) DNS
3 26 (76.47%) DHCP
3 26 (76.47%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (61.76%) BIG-IP
4 21 (61.76%) Cisco IOS
4 21 (61.76%) OSPF
4 21 (61.76%) BGP
4 21 (61.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 21 (61.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 14 (41.18%) NetScreen
5 14 (41.18%) DMVPN
6 10 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (20.59%) Wireless
8 4 (11.76%) LDAP
9 3 (8.82%) TACACS
10 1 (2.94%) IPv4
10 1 (2.94%) IPv6
10 1 (2.94%) LAN
General
1 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Security Specialist
1 21 (61.76%) Network Specialist
1 21 (61.76%) Network Security Specialist
2 7 (20.59%) Senior Network Security Specialist
2 7 (20.59%) Senior Network Specialist
2 7 (20.59%) Senior Security Specialist
2 7 (20.59%) Information Security Specialist
2 7 (20.59%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Information Specialist
2 7 (20.59%) Senior Information Security Specialist
3 6 (17.65%) Security Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Designer
5 3 (8.82%) Product Specialist
5 3 (8.82%) Security Designer
5 3 (8.82%) Development Specialist
5 3 (8.82%) Network Designer
6 2 (5.88%) Linux Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Designer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) Thin Client
1 14 (41.18%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (55.88%) Linux
2 8 (23.53%) Windows
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) E-Commerce
1 14 (41.18%) Line Management
1 14 (41.18%) Mentoring
2 7 (20.59%) Information Security
2 7 (20.59%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (14.71%) Load Balancing
4 4 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) C++
1 4 (11.76%) Perl
1 4 (11.76%) PHP
1 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (64.71%) CCNP
1 22 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
1 22 (64.71%) CCSE
2 7 (20.59%) CISSP
3 5 (14.71%) Degree
4 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.94%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.94%) CCSA
5 1 (2.94%) CCNA
System Software
1 26 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (23.53%) ProxySG
3 7 (20.59%) XenServer
4 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) Cisco
2 30 (88.24%) CheckPoint
3 26 (76.47%) VMware
3 26 (76.47%) F5
4 21 (61.76%) Infoblox
4 21 (61.76%) Imperva
5 19 (55.88%) Citrix
6 12 (35.29%) Juniper
6 12 (35.29%) HP
7 9 (26.47%) Symantec
8 7 (20.59%) SolarWinds
9 5 (14.71%) EMC
9 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
10 4 (11.76%) McAfee
10 4 (11.76%) Websense
11 1 (2.94%) Fortinet