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

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Forcepoint
Rank 241 246 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing Forcepoint 9 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.11% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
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 South West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2576 2694 2418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 45.52% 44.00% 41.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2150 2150 2042
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £24,822
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Forcepoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Forcepoint Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Forcepoint
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Forcepoint Salary Trend in the South West

Forcepoint
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Forcepoint across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Forcepoint Salary Histogram in the South West

Forcepoint
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Forcepoint within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
Gloucestershire +12 7 £55,000 +19.56%
Bristol - 1 - -
Devon - 1 £35,000 -
Forcepoint
England

Forcepoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the South 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Blue Coat
2 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) Juniper
3 7 (58.33%) HP
3 7 (58.33%) ArcSight
3 7 (58.33%) SIEM
3 7 (58.33%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (50.00%) Analytics
4 6 (50.00%) Big Data
4 6 (50.00%) Hortonworks
4 6 (50.00%) Data Analytics
4 6 (50.00%) System Testing
4 6 (50.00%) Hadoop
4 6 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 6 (50.00%) FireEye
4 6 (50.00%) Palo Alto
4 6 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (50.00%) Security Operations
4 6 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) Requirements Management
4 6 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (50.00%) Finance
5 5 (41.67%) DNS
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) CCNA

Forcepoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the South 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 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 4 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) DHCP
2 4 (33.33%) SSL
3 3 (25.00%) NAS
3 3 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (8.33%) Firewall
5 1 (8.33%) HTTP
5 1 (8.33%) IntruShield
5 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (8.33%) NetScreen
5 1 (8.33%) OSPF
5 1 (8.33%) SMTP
5 1 (8.33%) SNMP
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Big Data
1 6 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 6 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) ArcSight Specialist
1 6 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) IT Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) IT Systems Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
1 6 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 6 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (58.33%) SIEM
2 6 (50.00%) Analytics
2 6 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 6 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 6 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 6 (50.00%) System Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNA
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
1 4 (33.33%) MCITP
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) A+ Certification
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (25.00%) MCP
2 3 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
2 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (8.33%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Blue Coat
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) Juniper
3 7 (58.33%) ArcSight
3 7 (58.33%) HP
4 6 (50.00%) FireEye
4 6 (50.00%) Hortonworks
4 6 (50.00%) Palo Alto
5 4 (33.33%) Citrix
5 4 (33.33%) Infoblox
5 4 (33.33%) Intel Security
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle
7 1 (8.33%) AlienVault
7 1 (8.33%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (8.33%) F5
7 1 (8.33%) IBM
7 1 (8.33%) IronPort
7 1 (8.33%) LogRhythm