The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Websense products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Websense over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Websense
Rank 189 199 191
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs citing Websense 19 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.72% 0.28% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 0
Average salary £38,000 £43,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.64% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.59% +2.35%
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 West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2634 2536 2343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.09% 50.92% 49.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2326 2097 2048
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Websense
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Websense Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Websense
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Websense Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Websense
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Websense across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Websense Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Websense
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Websense within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 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
Birmingham -2 10 £45,000 -18.91%
Solihull - 7 £38,000 -
Walsall - 1 £23,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £35,000 -
Websense
England

Websense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 18 (62.07%) Cisco
2 17 (58.62%) Firewall
3 15 (51.72%) CheckPoint
4 14 (48.28%) Windows
4 14 (48.28%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (44.83%) SLA
5 13 (44.83%) Service Management
6 12 (41.38%) Wireless
6 12 (41.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (41.38%) MPLS
6 12 (41.38%) Broadband
6 12 (41.38%) VPN
6 12 (41.38%) Riverbed
6 12 (41.38%) SolarWinds
6 12 (41.38%) F5
7 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
7 10 (34.48%) Network Security
8 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
9 8 (27.59%) ITIL
10 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
10 7 (24.14%) PBX
10 7 (24.14%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (24.14%) Project Management
10 7 (24.14%) Information Security
10 7 (24.14%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (24.14%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (24.14%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (20.69%) MCP

Websense
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 (6.90%) IIS
1 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) Firewall
2 14 (48.28%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (41.38%) MPLS
3 12 (41.38%) Wireless
3 12 (41.38%) Broadband
3 12 (41.38%) VPN
4 10 (34.48%) Network Security
5 7 (24.14%) PBX
6 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
7 2 (6.90%) SSL
7 2 (6.90%) LAN
8 1 (3.45%) WAN
8 1 (3.45%) DHCP
8 1 (3.45%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) RequisitePro
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Administrator
2 11 (37.93%) Analyst
2 11 (37.93%) IT Administrator
3 9 (31.03%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (20.69%) Network Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Project Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Network Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Network Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Network Project Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Network Security Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Security Administrator
7 2 (6.90%) IT Security Administrator
7 2 (6.90%) Voice Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Data Network Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Data Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Tandem
1 1 (3.45%) EqualLogic
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Service Management
2 12 (41.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (27.59%) ITIL
4 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
4 7 (24.14%) Project Management
4 7 (24.14%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (24.14%) Information Security
4 7 (24.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (24.14%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (17.24%) Supplier Management
6 3 (10.34%) SIEM
7 2 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (3.45%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
1 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (20.69%) MCP
2 6 (20.69%) MCSE
3 2 (6.90%) CCNP
3 2 (6.90%) CCNA
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (44.83%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.90%) GPG13
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) vSphere
2 2 (6.90%) Snort
2 2 (6.90%) Squid
3 1 (3.45%) Xen
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) XenApp
3 1 (3.45%) XenServer
3 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) WSUS
2 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Cisco
2 15 (51.72%) CheckPoint
3 12 (41.38%) Riverbed
3 12 (41.38%) SolarWinds
3 12 (41.38%) F5
4 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.34%) VMware
6 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
6 2 (6.90%) Sourcefire
6 2 (6.90%) Juniper
7 1 (3.45%) Genesys
7 1 (3.45%) Veritas
7 1 (3.45%) Citrix
7 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (3.45%) Symantec
7 1 (3.45%) McAfee
7 1 (3.45%) Sophos
7 1 (3.45%) SurfControl
7 1 (3.45%) LANDesk
7 1 (3.45%) Kaspersky