The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Forcepoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Forcepoint over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Forcepoint, LLC (formerly Websense).

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Forcepoint
Rank 113 140 124
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -16
Permanent jobs citing Forcepoint 20 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.16% 0.39% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 2.24% 0.76% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 16
Median salary - £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Forcepoint
Berkshire

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

Vendors Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
892 1184 1187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 51.53% 51.70% 51.21%
Number of salaries quoted 718 854 821
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Forcepoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing Forcepoint as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Forcepoint Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Forcepoint
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Forcepoint Salary Trend in Reading

Forcepoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT jobs citing Forcepoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 22 (41.51%) CheckPoint
1 22 (41.51%) Firewall
2 19 (35.85%) Degree
3 18 (33.96%) F5
4 17 (32.08%) Blue Coat
5 15 (28.30%) Computer Science
5 15 (28.30%) Juniper
5 15 (28.30%) Active Directory
6 14 (26.42%) Linux
7 13 (24.53%) SSL
7 13 (24.53%) Red Hat
7 13 (24.53%) Management Information System
8 10 (18.87%) TCP/IP
8 10 (18.87%) Windows
8 10 (18.87%) Network Security
9 9 (16.98%) Presales
9 9 (16.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
9 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
9 9 (16.98%) Nokia
10 8 (15.09%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (15.09%) Cisco
10 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
10 8 (15.09%) Fortinet
10 8 (15.09%) Palo Alto
11 7 (13.21%) HTTP
12 6 (11.32%) VPN
12 6 (11.32%) DNS
12 6 (11.32%) SMTP
12 6 (11.32%) Information Security

Forcepoint
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.77%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.89%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.55%) MS Office
2 4 (7.55%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (41.51%) Firewall
2 13 (24.53%) SSL
3 10 (18.87%) Network Security
3 10 (18.87%) TCP/IP
4 7 (13.21%) HTTP
5 6 (11.32%) DNS
5 6 (11.32%) SMTP
5 6 (11.32%) VPN
6 4 (7.55%) BGP
6 4 (7.55%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (7.55%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (7.55%) OSPF
6 4 (7.55%) VLAN
7 2 (3.77%) Internet
7 2 (3.77%) IPsec
7 2 (3.77%) LAN
7 2 (3.77%) MPLS
7 2 (3.77%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (3.77%) VXLAN
7 2 (3.77%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (3.77%) MySQL
General
1 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Consultant
2 11 (20.75%) Support Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) Associate Engineer
4 9 (16.98%) Technical Support
5 8 (15.09%) Security Consultant
6 6 (11.32%) Network Engineer
6 6 (11.32%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (11.32%) Technical Support Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 5 (9.43%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (9.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) Check Point Consultant
7 5 (9.43%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Check Point Support
8 4 (7.55%) Perimeter Security Consultant
8 4 (7.55%) Sales Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Computer Science
2 13 (24.53%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.43%) Driving Licence
3 5 (9.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Linux
2 10 (18.87%) Windows
3 9 (16.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (9.43%) Unix
5 4 (7.55%) CentOS
5 4 (7.55%) Windows 2000
5 4 (7.55%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.89%) Solaris
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) Presales
2 6 (11.32%) Information Security
3 5 (9.43%) Case Management
3 5 (9.43%) SIEM
4 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
4 4 (7.55%) Data Security
4 4 (7.55%) Product Management
4 4 (7.55%) Project Management
4 4 (7.55%) Risk Management
5 3 (5.66%) Contingency Planning
5 3 (5.66%) Escalation Management
5 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
5 3 (5.66%) ITIL
5 3 (5.66%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.66%) Programme Management
6 2 (3.77%) Server Building
6 2 (3.77%) Software Deployment
6 2 (3.77%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.77%) Software Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.55%) Bash Shell
1 4 (7.55%) Perl
1 4 (7.55%) Python
2 2 (3.77%) C
2 2 (3.77%) C++
2 2 (3.77%) Java
3 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (35.85%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) CISSP
2 4 (7.55%) CompTIA Security+
2 4 (7.55%) Security+ Certification
3 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.77%) CCIE
4 2 (3.77%) JNCIP
5 1 (1.89%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 15 (28.30%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.55%) ISA Server
2 4 (7.55%) NDS
2 4 (7.55%) NetIQ eDirectory
2 4 (7.55%) Squid
3 2 (3.77%) iptables
4 1 (1.89%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Puppet
2 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) CheckPoint
2 18 (33.96%) F5
3 17 (32.08%) Blue Coat
4 15 (28.30%) Juniper
5 13 (24.53%) Red Hat
6 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
6 9 (16.98%) Nokia
7 8 (15.09%) Cisco
7 8 (15.09%) Fortinet
7 8 (15.09%) Palo Alto
7 8 (15.09%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (9.43%) ArcSight
8 5 (9.43%) Novell
8 5 (9.43%) Sourcefire
9 1 (1.89%) Lotus
9 1 (1.89%) Oracle