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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 245 242 183
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -59
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 5 12 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.072% 0.17% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.37% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 30
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £35,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.77% -0.58%
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
3032 3258 2473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 43.94% 46.10% 46.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2485 2467 1923
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 31 July 2015. 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
West Yorkshire +7 3 £35,000 -32.69%
South Yorkshire +3 2 £35,000 -6.66%
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 37 (88.10%) Cisco
1 37 (88.10%) F5
2 35 (83.33%) CheckPoint
3 31 (73.81%) Firewall
4 21 (50.00%) Network Security
5 19 (45.24%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (42.86%) ITIL
7 17 (40.48%) CCNP
8 16 (38.10%) Juniper
9 13 (30.95%) CCNA
10 12 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (28.57%) Fortinet
10 12 (28.57%) ArcSight
10 12 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 12 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (26.19%) VMware
12 9 (21.43%) Sourcefire
12 9 (21.43%) Linux
12 9 (21.43%) LAN
12 9 (21.43%) WAN
12 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
13 8 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (19.05%) Migration
14 7 (16.67%) Imperva
14 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
15 6 (14.29%) BIG-IP
15 6 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
15 6 (14.29%) Infoblox
15 6 (14.29%) Telecoms

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
1 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 31 (73.81%) Firewall
2 21 (50.00%) Network Security
3 12 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 12 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 9 (21.43%) LAN
4 9 (21.43%) WAN
5 8 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (14.29%) DHCP
6 6 (14.29%) DNS
6 6 (14.29%) OSPF
6 6 (14.29%) BGP
6 6 (14.29%) BIG-IP
6 6 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (11.90%) SAN
8 3 (7.14%) NetScreen
8 3 (7.14%) Wireless
8 3 (7.14%) DMVPN
8 3 (7.14%) NX-OS
9 2 (4.76%) Internet
General
1 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Consultant
1 13 (30.95%) Security Consultant
2 12 (28.57%) Network Consultant
2 12 (28.57%) Network Security Consultant
3 9 (21.43%) Network Specialist
4 8 (19.05%) Security Engineer
5 7 (16.67%) Security Specialist
6 6 (14.29%) Network Security Specialist
7 5 (11.90%) Server Specialist
7 5 (11.90%) Storage Specialist
7 5 (11.90%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (9.52%) Analyst
8 4 (9.52%) Senior Security Specialist
8 4 (9.52%) Senior Network Specialist
9 3 (7.14%) Information Specialist
9 3 (7.14%) Senior Information Security Specialist
9 3 (7.14%) Information Security Specialist
9 3 (7.14%) Security Analyst
9 3 (7.14%) Senior Network Security Specialist
10 2 (4.76%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) FlexPod
1 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (11.90%) Private Cloud
2 3 (7.14%) Thin Client
2 3 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.38%) DTV
3 1 (2.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Linux
2 6 (14.29%) UNIX
2 6 (14.29%) Windows
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.38%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) ITIL
2 8 (19.05%) Migration
3 6 (14.29%) Information Security
4 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.14%) Line Management
5 3 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.76%) Time Management
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.76%) SIEM
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.38%) Security Management
7 1 (2.38%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.38%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.38%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.38%) Digital Marketing
Qualifications
1 19 (45.24%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (40.48%) CCNP
3 13 (30.95%) CCNA
4 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 6 (14.29%) CCSE
7 5 (11.90%) Degree
8 3 (7.14%) CISSP
9 2 (4.76%) CCSA
10 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (14.29%) ProxySG
3 5 (11.90%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (7.14%) XenApp
4 3 (7.14%) XenServer
Vendors
1 37 (88.10%) Cisco
1 37 (88.10%) F5
2 35 (83.33%) CheckPoint
3 16 (38.10%) Juniper
4 12 (28.57%) Fortinet
4 12 (28.57%) ArcSight
5 11 (26.19%) VMware
6 9 (21.43%) Sourcefire
7 7 (16.67%) Imperva
8 6 (14.29%) Infoblox
8 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 6 (14.29%) Citrix
9 5 (11.90%) NetApp
9 5 (11.90%) Websense
9 5 (11.90%) IronPort
10 4 (9.52%) Splunk
10 4 (9.52%) HP
11 3 (7.14%) SolarWinds
12 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
13 1 (2.38%) SAP