The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Forcepoint 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 Forcepoint over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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 Forcepoint, LLC (formerly Websense).

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Forcepoint
Rank - 261 255
Permanent jobs citing Forcepoint 0 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.10% 0.060%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.23% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 4
Average salary - £44,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.14%
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £43,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.81% -1.14%
Forcepoint
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
2266 3025 2992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.95% 43.72% 44.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1875 2564 2456
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Forcepoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Forcepoint Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Forcepoint
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Forcepoint Salary Trend in the North West

Forcepoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region citing Forcepoint 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 Forcepoint.

1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) CCSP
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (66.67%) ISA Server
2 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Wireless
2 4 (66.67%) MPLS
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 4 (66.67%) F5
2 4 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 4 (66.67%) Security Auditing
3 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (33.33%) Intel Security
4 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Mitel
4 1 (16.67%) Data Governance

Forcepoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region citing Forcepoint 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 Forcepoint. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) MPLS
1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
1 4 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Network Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Data Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Security Auditing
1 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Data Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNA
1 4 (66.67%) CCSP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) ISA Server
2 1 (16.67%) Terminal Server
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (66.67%) F5
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) Intel Security
4 1 (16.67%) Apple
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Mitel
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) SonicWALL
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Wyse