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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Forcepoint
Rank 126 124 134
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Permanent jobs citing Forcepoint 8 24 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.44% 1.06% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% 2.03% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 8
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +13.33%
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
905 1184 1200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 50.25% 52.20% 51.90%
Number of salaries quoted 663 840 836
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 July 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 16 (53.33%) Degree
2 13 (43.33%) Computer Science
2 13 (43.33%) Management Information System
3 10 (33.33%) Firewall
3 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 9 (30.00%) Windows
4 9 (30.00%) Blue Coat
5 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
5 8 (26.67%) Linux
5 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
5 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 8 (26.67%) SSL
5 8 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (23.33%) Product Management
6 7 (23.33%) F5
6 7 (23.33%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (20.00%) Juniper
7 6 (20.00%) Palo Alto
8 5 (16.67%) Driving Licence
8 5 (16.67%) Case Management
8 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 5 (16.67%) DNS
8 5 (16.67%) SMTP
8 5 (16.67%) HTTP
8 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 5 (16.67%) Information Security
8 5 (16.67%) Network Security
8 5 (16.67%) Fortinet
9 4 (13.33%) Problem Management

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 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) Firewall
2 8 (26.67%) SSL
3 5 (16.67%) DNS
3 5 (16.67%) HTTP
3 5 (16.67%) Network Security
3 5 (16.67%) SMTP
3 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (10.00%) VLAN
4 3 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Technical Support
2 7 (23.33%) Consultant
3 6 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Associate Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Check Point Consultant
4 5 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 5 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Perimeter Security Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Support Manager
5 4 (13.33%) Technical Manager
5 4 (13.33%) Technical Support Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Sales Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (3.33%) IT Security Specialist
8 1 (3.33%) Network Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Network Security Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Network Security Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Computer Science
1 13 (43.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (16.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Linux
2 8 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Windows 2000
3 3 (10.00%) Windows NT
4 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Product Management
2 5 (16.67%) Case Management
2 5 (16.67%) Information Security
3 4 (13.33%) Contingency Planning
3 4 (13.33%) Escalation Management
3 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL
3 4 (13.33%) Presales
3 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 4 (13.33%) Programme Management
3 4 (13.33%) Project Management
3 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.67%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (6.67%) Data Security
6 1 (3.33%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) CISSP
2 3 (10.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 3 (10.00%) Security+ Certification
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) ISA Server
2 3 (10.00%) NDS
2 3 (10.00%) NetIQ eDirectory
2 3 (10.00%) Squid
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 9 (30.00%) Blue Coat
3 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
4 7 (23.33%) F5
4 7 (23.33%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (20.00%) Juniper
5 6 (20.00%) Palo Alto
6 5 (16.67%) Fortinet
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (13.33%) Cisco
8 3 (10.00%) Novell
9 2 (6.67%) ArcSight
10 1 (3.33%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (3.33%) Nokia
10 1 (3.33%) Sourcefire
10 1 (3.33%) Tufin