The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Websense products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Websense over the 3 months to 30 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 Websense, Inc.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Websense
Rank 250 235 250
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Permanent jobs citing Websense 6 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.081% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.33% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 9
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £25,000 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £41,800 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £44,250 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-0.56% +13.46%
Websense
England

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

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3326 3033 3626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.05% 45.38% 49.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2656 2550 3094
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

Websense
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Websense Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Websense
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Websense Salary Trend in the North West

Websense
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Websense within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Cheshire -15 3 £42,500 +6.25%
Manchester - 3 £47,500 -
Websense
England

Websense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 15 (68.18%) TCP/IP
1 15 (68.18%) CheckPoint
1 15 (68.18%) Symantec
1 15 (68.18%) SIEM
2 13 (59.09%) Splunk
2 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Nessus
3 12 (54.55%) Blue Coat
3 12 (54.55%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (54.55%) IronPort
3 12 (54.55%) McAfee
3 12 (54.55%) Vulnerability Management
3 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 11 (50.00%) CISSP
5 10 (45.45%) Juniper
5 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 10 (45.45%) Qualys
5 10 (45.45%) Snort
5 10 (45.45%) Lumension
5 10 (45.45%) McAfee ePO
5 10 (45.45%) Cyber Security
5 10 (45.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 10 (45.45%) Becrypt
5 10 (45.45%) LogRhythm
5 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (40.91%) Network Security
7 8 (36.36%) CEH
7 8 (36.36%) SSCP

Websense
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (68.18%) TCP/IP
2 12 (54.55%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (40.91%) Network Security
4 4 (18.18%) HTTP
4 4 (18.18%) HTTPS
4 4 (18.18%) SSL
5 3 (13.64%) DMZ
5 3 (13.64%) VPN
5 3 (13.64%) DNS
5 3 (13.64%) Firewall
5 3 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (9.09%) LAN
6 2 (9.09%) WAN
6 2 (9.09%) Internet
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Retail
2 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Security Specialist
2 7 (31.82%) Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Senior Security Specialist
4 4 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Service Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Security Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Technician
6 2 (9.09%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Network Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Security Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Web Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Web Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (31.82%) Management Information System
3 4 (18.18%) Thin Client
3 4 (18.18%) Fat Client
4 2 (9.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 2 (9.09%) Android
5 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) SIEM
2 12 (54.55%) Vulnerability Management
3 10 (45.45%) Cyber Security
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 4 (18.18%) Service Management
4 4 (18.18%) Change Management
4 4 (18.18%) Migration
4 4 (18.18%) Information Security
5 3 (13.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (13.64%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (13.64%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
1 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 11 (50.00%) CISSP
3 8 (36.36%) SSCP
3 8 (36.36%) CEH
4 3 (13.64%) ISEB
4 3 (13.64%) CISM
5 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
1 10 (45.45%) Snort
2 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (59.09%) Nessus
2 10 (45.45%) McAfee ePO
2 10 (45.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (13.64%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) CheckPoint
1 15 (68.18%) Symantec
2 13 (59.09%) Splunk
3 12 (54.55%) IronPort
3 12 (54.55%) McAfee
3 12 (54.55%) Blue Coat
4 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 10 (45.45%) Juniper
4 10 (45.45%) Qualys
4 10 (45.45%) Lumension
4 10 (45.45%) Becrypt
4 10 (45.45%) LogRhythm
5 4 (18.18%) Sophos
5 4 (18.18%) Fujitsu
6 3 (13.64%) Clearswift
6 3 (13.64%) CA
6 3 (13.64%) Sourcefire
6 3 (13.64%) Kaspersky
7 2 (9.09%) Riverbed
7 2 (9.09%) VMware