The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Forcepoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Forcepoint over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Forcepoint
Rank 744 829 761
Rank change year-on-year
+85 -68
Permanent jobs citing Forcepoint 133 129 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.27% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 115 95 184
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £28,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +1.69%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
39881 48255 55129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.91% 45.43% 48.06%
Number of salaries quoted 31983 39295 44678
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Forcepoint
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Forcepoint Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Forcepoint
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Forcepoint within the UK.

Forcepoint Salary Trend in the UK

Forcepoint
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Forcepoint over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 within the UK.

Forcepoint Salary Histogram in the UK

Forcepoint
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Forcepoint within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +59 113 £45,000 - 8
London +73 45 £60,000 +14.28% 2
South East +31 32 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Kent +31 16 £35,000 -46.15%
East of England +9 12 £57,500 +38.55% 2
Hertfordshire +15 10 £57,500 +21.05% 1
County Antrim - 10 £23,500 -
Northern Ireland - 10 £23,500 -
Belfast - 10 £23,500 -
Oxfordshire +34 7 £37,500 +25.00%
Yorkshire +21 7 £40,000 -15.78%
North East - 7 £42,500 -
City of London +30 6 £58,750 +33.52% 1
North West -11 6 £42,500 +46.55%
Manchester -23 6 £42,500 -
Berkshire +9 5 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Durham - 5 £45,000 -
Oxford - 5 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire +37 4 £42,000 -11.57%
Reading -6 4 - - 1
Leeds - 4 £42,000 -
Bury - 4 £42,500 -
Stockton-on-Tees - 3 £45,000 -
Folkestone - 3 £27,000 -
Middlesbrough - 3 £40,000 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £40,000 -
Surrey +22 2 £49,500 -1.00%
Essex +19 2 £41,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £42,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £42,500 -

Forcepoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 136 (56.90%) Cisco
2 124 (51.88%) Firewall
3 96 (40.17%) Intel Security
4 91 (38.08%) Windows
5 86 (35.98%) CheckPoint
6 72 (30.13%) Microsoft
7 63 (26.36%) Juniper
8 62 (25.94%) CISSP
9 61 (25.52%) Active Directory
9 61 (25.52%) Information Security
10 60 (25.10%) Windows Server
11 56 (23.43%) Degree
12 55 (23.01%) VPN
13 54 (22.59%) Network Security
14 53 (22.18%) Finance
15 52 (21.76%) Kalman Filter
16 50 (20.92%) VMware
17 48 (20.08%) SolarWinds
18 47 (19.67%) Palo Alto
18 47 (19.67%) SIEM
18 47 (19.67%) MS Exchange
19 46 (19.25%) ITIL
19 46 (19.25%) Blue Coat
19 46 (19.25%) Analytics
19 46 (19.25%) Cisco ASA
20 44 (18.41%) F5
20 44 (18.41%) Risk Management
20 44 (18.41%) Security Operations
21 43 (17.99%) Data Centre
21 43 (17.99%) VMware Infrastructure

Forcepoint
Top Related IT Skills 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 47 (19.67%) MS Exchange
2 20 (8.37%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (7.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (3.77%) IIS
5 7 (2.93%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.26%) Apache
6 3 (1.26%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.84%) nginx
8 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 34 (14.23%) MS Office
2 29 (12.13%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.93%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.67%) Acrobat
4 4 (1.67%) FrameMaker
4 4 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.62%) Office 365
2 21 (8.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (6.69%) Mimecast
4 8 (3.35%) Google Analytics
5 6 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 124 (51.88%) Firewall
2 55 (23.01%) VPN
3 54 (22.59%) Network Security
4 46 (19.25%) Cisco ASA
5 31 (12.97%) TCP/IP
6 27 (11.30%) MPLS
7 26 (10.88%) DNS
7 26 (10.88%) VLAN
8 22 (9.21%) OSPF
9 21 (8.79%) Cisco ISE
9 21 (8.79%) WAN
10 19 (7.95%) BGP
10 19 (7.95%) EIGRP
11 18 (7.53%) DMVPN
11 18 (7.53%) IPsec
12 17 (7.11%) LAN
12 17 (7.11%) Wireless
13 16 (6.69%) DHCP
14 15 (6.28%) SAN
14 15 (6.28%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.86%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.02%) Hadoop
3 7 (2.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.67%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.26%) Big Data
7 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 53 (22.18%) Finance
2 20 (8.37%) Telecoms
3 18 (7.53%) Banking
4 10 (4.18%) Local Government
5 9 (3.77%) Investment Banking
6 8 (3.35%) Legal
7 5 (2.09%) Advertising
7 5 (2.09%) Marketing
8 4 (1.67%) Law
8 4 (1.67%) Publishing
9 3 (1.26%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.26%) Front Office
10 2 (0.84%) Back Office
10 2 (0.84%) German Language
11 1 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 67 (28.03%) Analyst
2 53 (22.18%) Security Analyst
3 28 (11.72%) Security Engineer
4 25 (10.46%) Consultant
5 18 (7.53%) Architect
5 18 (7.53%) Team Leader
6 17 (7.11%) Cisco Analyst
6 17 (7.11%) Network Team Leader
7 15 (6.28%) Network Engineer
7 15 (6.28%) Security Architect
7 15 (6.28%) Security Consultant
7 15 (6.28%) Technical Architect
8 14 (5.86%) Administrator
8 14 (5.86%) Applications Support
8 14 (5.86%) Cisco Security Analyst
8 14 (5.86%) Network Analyst
8 14 (5.86%) Security Technical Architect
8 14 (5.86%) Support Analyst
8 14 (5.86%) Systems Engineer
9 13 (5.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.09%) XML
2 4 (1.67%) CSS
2 4 (1.67%) HTML
3 3 (1.26%) Middleware
4 2 (0.84%) .NET
4 2 (0.84%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.42%) COM
5 1 (0.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 43 (17.99%) Data Centre
2 34 (14.23%) Management Information System
3 28 (11.72%) Video Conferencing
4 22 (9.21%) Computer Science
5 20 (8.37%) Clustering
6 15 (6.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 14 (5.86%) Security Operations Centre
8 13 (5.44%) Mathematics
9 10 (4.18%) Driving Licence
10 8 (3.35%) IVR
10 8 (3.35%) Replication
11 5 (2.09%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (1.26%) Blackberry
12 3 (1.26%) Cyberthreat
13 2 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (0.84%) Cryptography
14 1 (0.42%) CESG
14 1 (0.42%) RSA SecurID
14 1 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 91 (38.08%) Windows
2 60 (25.10%) Windows Server
3 24 (10.04%) Linux
4 23 (9.62%) Unix
5 21 (8.79%) Windows 7
5 21 (8.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (8.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (6.69%) Windows 10
7 10 (4.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.09%) Solaris
9 3 (1.26%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (25.52%) Information Security
2 52 (21.76%) Kalman Filter
3 47 (19.67%) SIEM
4 46 (19.25%) Analytics
4 46 (19.25%) ITIL
5 44 (18.41%) Risk Management
5 44 (18.41%) Security Operations
6 35 (14.64%) Mentoring
7 32 (13.39%) Presales
8 29 (12.13%) Change Control
9 28 (11.72%) Disaster Recovery
10 25 (10.46%) Problem Management
10 25 (10.46%) Web Filtering
11 20 (8.37%) Security Management
12 19 (7.95%) Patch Management
12 19 (7.95%) Technical Architecture
13 18 (7.53%) Data Protection
13 18 (7.53%) Project Management
14 17 (7.11%) Incident Management
14 17 (7.11%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (9.21%) SQL
2 20 (8.37%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.18%) Python
4 6 (2.51%) VB
5 3 (1.26%) C
5 3 (1.26%) C++
5 3 (1.26%) Perl
5 3 (1.26%) PHP
5 3 (1.26%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.26%) VBA
5 3 (1.26%) VBScript
6 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 62 (25.94%) CISSP
2 56 (23.43%) Degree
3 37 (15.48%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (13.81%) SANS
5 31 (12.97%) CCNA
5 31 (12.97%) CISM
6 30 (12.55%) CEH
7 24 (10.04%) CISA
8 21 (8.79%) GIAC
9 20 (8.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (7.95%) CCSE
11 17 (7.11%) CCNP
11 17 (7.11%) MCSA
11 17 (7.11%) Security Cleared
12 16 (6.69%) SSCP
13 15 (6.28%) ISACA
14 10 (4.18%) JNCIP
14 10 (4.18%) JNCIS
14 10 (4.18%) SC Cleared
15 8 (3.35%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (15.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (13.81%) PCI DSS
3 15 (6.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (1.67%) QA
5 3 (1.26%) COBIT
5 3 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.26%) SLA
6 1 (0.42%) GPG13
6 1 (0.42%) ISO27005
System Software
1 61 (25.52%) Active Directory
2 43 (17.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (7.53%) XenApp
4 15 (6.28%) Snort
5 14 (5.86%) XenDesktop
6 11 (4.60%) Hyper-V
6 11 (4.60%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (3.35%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (3.35%) vSphere
8 7 (2.93%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (1.67%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (1.67%) ISA Server
9 4 (1.67%) XenServer
10 3 (1.26%) Sendmail
10 3 (1.26%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.84%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 2 (0.84%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.42%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 34 (14.23%) McAfee ePO
2 25 (10.46%) RSA Security Analytics
3 23 (9.62%) WSUS
4 19 (7.95%) AirWatch
5 17 (7.11%) QRadar
6 13 (5.44%) Malwarebytes
6 13 (5.44%) WhatsUp Gold
7 9 (3.77%) EnCase
8 8 (3.35%) Nagios
8 8 (3.35%) RSA enVision
9 7 (2.93%) Cisco CUCM
9 7 (2.93%) Nexpose
10 6 (2.51%) Backup Exec
10 6 (2.51%) Nessus
10 6 (2.51%) SCCM
11 4 (1.67%) MAILsweeper
11 4 (1.67%) Nmap
11 4 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (1.26%) MIMEsweeper
12 3 (1.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 136 (56.90%) Cisco
2 96 (40.17%) Intel Security
3 86 (35.98%) CheckPoint
4 72 (30.13%) Microsoft
5 63 (26.36%) Juniper
6 50 (20.92%) VMware
7 48 (20.08%) SolarWinds
8 47 (19.67%) Palo Alto
9 46 (19.25%) Blue Coat
10 44 (18.41%) F5
11 38 (15.90%) Sourcefire
12 37 (15.48%) Sophos
12 37 (15.48%) Tripwire
13 34 (14.23%) Symantec
14 31 (12.97%) HP
15 30 (12.55%) FireEye
16 29 (12.13%) Citrix
17 28 (11.72%) Fortinet
17 28 (11.72%) Splunk
18 26 (10.88%) Avaya
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