The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Websense products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Websense 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 Websense, Inc.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Websense
Rank 121 117 103
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Permanent jobs citing Websense 6 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.29% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 0.46% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 0
Average salary £45,000 £55,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.91% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +2.35%
Websense
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1019 1097 940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 49.78% 59.20% 56.56%
Number of salaries quoted 921 954 812
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% -8.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Websense
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Websense Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Websense
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Websense Salary Trend in Birmingham

Websense
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

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

Websense Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Websense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Websense 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 Websense.

1 13 (65.00%) SLA
2 12 (60.00%) Windows
3 10 (50.00%) Network Security
4 9 (45.00%) Firewall
4 9 (45.00%) Cisco
4 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
6 7 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (35.00%) Information Security
7 6 (30.00%) MCP
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (30.00%) MCSE
8 5 (25.00%) Broadband
8 5 (25.00%) VPN
8 5 (25.00%) MPLS
8 5 (25.00%) Wireless
8 5 (25.00%) Service Management
8 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (25.00%) Riverbed
8 5 (25.00%) SolarWinds
8 5 (25.00%) F5
8 5 (25.00%) Supplier Management
9 4 (20.00%) Finance
10 3 (15.00%) SIEM
10 3 (15.00%) Office 365
10 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
11 2 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Websense
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Websense 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 Websense. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) Network Security
2 9 (45.00%) Firewall
3 7 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (25.00%) Wireless
4 5 (25.00%) Broadband
4 5 (25.00%) VPN
4 5 (25.00%) MPLS
5 2 (10.00%) SSL
5 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) RequisitePro
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Administrator
2 11 (55.00%) IT Administrator
3 9 (45.00%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Network Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Network Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Network Manager
5 2 (10.00%) IT Security Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Security Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Network Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Security Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Information Security
2 5 (25.00%) Service Management
2 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 3 (15.00%) SIEM
4 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) MCP
1 6 (30.00%) MCSE
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) CCNP
2 2 (10.00%) CCNA
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (65.00%) SLA
2 2 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (10.00%) GPG13
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Snort
2 2 (10.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 5 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 5 (25.00%) F5
4 2 (10.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (10.00%) Sourcefire
4 2 (10.00%) Juniper
5 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (5.00%) VMware