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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 241 185 218
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +33
Permanent jobs citing Blue Coat 12 34 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.17% 0.63% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 1.32% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12 27 9
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £29,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,750
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -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
3417 2573 2778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 47.49% 47.43% 47.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2545 2022 2204
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 20 August 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 20 August 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
West Yorkshire -38 9 £54,000 +35.00% 1
North Yorkshire -20 3 £50,000 -
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 30 (93.75%) Cisco
2 28 (87.50%) Firewall
3 27 (84.38%) CheckPoint
4 26 (81.25%) Network Security
5 22 (68.75%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (65.63%) DNS
7 20 (62.50%) CCNP
7 20 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (62.50%) CCSE
8 19 (59.38%) F5
9 18 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (56.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 18 (56.25%) VMware
10 17 (53.13%) OSPF
10 17 (53.13%) E-Commerce
10 17 (53.13%) Cisco IOS
11 16 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 15 (46.88%) DMVPN
12 15 (46.88%) Infoblox
12 15 (46.88%) Imperva
12 15 (46.88%) BIG-IP
12 15 (46.88%) Linux
12 15 (46.88%) DHCP
12 15 (46.88%) NetScreen
12 15 (46.88%) BGP
13 13 (40.63%) Cisco Nexus
14 10 (31.25%) Citrix
15 9 (28.13%) HP
15 9 (28.13%) Thin Client
15 9 (28.13%) Fat Client

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (87.50%) Firewall
2 26 (81.25%) Network Security
3 22 (68.75%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (65.63%) DNS
5 18 (56.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 17 (53.13%) Cisco IOS
6 17 (53.13%) OSPF
7 16 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 15 (46.88%) DMVPN
8 15 (46.88%) BGP
8 15 (46.88%) DHCP
8 15 (46.88%) NetScreen
8 15 (46.88%) BIG-IP
9 13 (40.63%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (18.75%) Unified Communications
10 6 (18.75%) IPsec
10 6 (18.75%) IP Telephony
11 4 (12.50%) LDAP
11 4 (12.50%) TACACS
12 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Hadoop
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Security Specialist
2 12 (37.50%) Network Specialist
2 12 (37.50%) Network Security Specialist
3 9 (28.13%) Security Engineer
4 8 (25.00%) Network Engineer
4 8 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 5 (15.63%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (12.50%) Senior Security Specialist
7 4 (12.50%) Designer
8 3 (9.38%) Security Designer
8 3 (9.38%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (9.38%) Network Designer
9 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Security Specialist
9 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Specialist
9 2 (6.25%) Security Analyst
9 2 (6.25%) Analyst
10 1 (3.13%) Development Specialist
10 1 (3.13%) Systems Designer
10 1 (3.13%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Thin Client
1 9 (28.13%) Fat Client
2 6 (18.75%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Linux
2 6 (18.75%) Windows
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) UNIX
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) E-Commerce
2 4 (12.50%) ITIL
2 4 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (6.25%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
3 2 (6.25%) Project Management
3 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.25%) SIEM
3 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (6.25%) Analytics
3 2 (6.25%) Cyber Security
4 1 (3.13%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (3.13%) Anomaly Detection
4 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) C
2 4 (12.50%) C++
2 4 (12.50%) Perl
2 4 (12.50%) PHP
2 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
1 20 (62.50%) CCNP
1 20 (62.50%) CCSE
2 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) CCSP
3 2 (6.25%) CEH
3 2 (6.25%) CCNA
3 2 (6.25%) CISSP
3 2 (6.25%) SSCP
3 2 (6.25%) GIAC
3 2 (6.25%) GCIA
3 2 (6.25%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (21.88%) ProxySG
3 6 (18.75%) XenServer
4 2 (6.25%) Snort
5 1 (3.13%) XenApp
5 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) Cisco
2 27 (84.38%) CheckPoint
3 19 (59.38%) F5
4 18 (56.25%) VMware
5 15 (46.88%) Infoblox
5 15 (46.88%) Imperva
6 10 (31.25%) Citrix
7 9 (28.13%) HP
8 7 (21.88%) Websense
9 6 (18.75%) Juniper
9 6 (18.75%) Symantec
9 6 (18.75%) McAfee
10 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
11 4 (12.50%) Sourcefire
12 2 (6.25%) Fortinet
12 2 (6.25%) Dell
12 2 (6.25%) IBM
13 1 (3.13%) NetApp
13 1 (3.13%) IronPort