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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Forcepoint over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Forcepoint
Rank 789 755 758
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +3
Permanent jobs citing Forcepoint 154 179 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.36% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 114 154 113
Average salary £47,750 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,300 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £43,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.81% -1.14%

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
46600 49972 49120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 45.75% 47.58% 47.27%
Number of salaries quoted 38154 41021 38847
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Forcepoint
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Forcepoint within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 February 2016 within the UK.

Forcepoint Salary Histogram in the UK

Forcepoint
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Forcepoint within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 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
England -21 149 £47,500 +5.55% 12
South East +16 74 £47,000 +5.02% 3
London -14 58 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Berkshire +48 54 £45,000 - 1
Reading +39 46 £45,000 -5.26%
Kent +13 12 £57,500 +58.62%
Surrey -2 9 £57,500 +43.75% 2
City of London +51 8 £46,250 -6.09% 3
West Midlands -22 7 £42,500 -1.73% 1
Slough +2 6 - -
East of England +1 5 £34,000 -24.44%
Birmingham -5 5 £42,500 -5.55%
South West -18 4 - - 1
Bristol - 4 - - 1
Cambridgeshire 0 2 £23,750 -36.66%
Hertfordshire -6 2 £47,500 +5.55%
Reigate - 2 £46,000 -
Cambridge - 2 £23,750 -
Chatham - 2 £67,500 -
Hampshire +9 1 £35,000 -44.00%
Essex 0 1 £41,500 -7.77%
Staffordshire 0 1 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Redhill -8 1 £57,500 +15.00%
St Albans - 1 £47,500 -
Watford - 1 - -
Lichfield - 1 £32,500 - 1
Farnborough - 1 £35,000 -

Forcepoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 151 (56.34%) Firewall
2 145 (54.10%) Cisco
3 119 (44.40%) CheckPoint
4 106 (39.55%) Windows
5 90 (33.58%) TCP/IP
6 81 (30.22%) LAN
6 81 (30.22%) WAN
7 78 (29.10%) ITIL
7 78 (29.10%) Active Directory
8 76 (28.36%) Microsoft
9 74 (27.61%) VMware
9 74 (27.61%) Network Security
10 68 (25.37%) Linux
11 62 (23.13%) VMware Infrastructure
12 61 (22.76%) Windows Server
13 59 (22.01%) VPN
13 59 (22.01%) Finance
14 58 (21.64%) F5
15 57 (21.27%) Kalman Filter
16 56 (20.90%) Blue Coat
16 56 (20.90%) Information Security
16 56 (20.90%) Juniper
17 53 (19.78%) Cisco Certification
17 53 (19.78%) DNS
18 52 (19.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 51 (19.03%) SIEM
20 47 (17.54%) HP
21 46 (17.16%) SSL
22 44 (16.42%) MS Exchange
22 44 (16.42%) Presales

Forcepoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 44 (16.42%) MS Exchange
2 23 (8.58%) SharePoint
3 22 (8.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (6.34%) IIS
5 16 (5.97%) Skype for Business
6 11 (4.10%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (3.73%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.12%) IBM Domino
9 3 (1.12%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.75%) Apache
11 1 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.37%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (6.72%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.10%) MS Office
3 4 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (4.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.49%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.22%) Mimecast
2 13 (4.85%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (3.36%) Office 365
3 9 (3.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 151 (56.34%) Firewall
2 90 (33.58%) TCP/IP
3 81 (30.22%) LAN
3 81 (30.22%) WAN
4 74 (27.61%) Network Security
5 59 (22.01%) VPN
6 53 (19.78%) DNS
7 46 (17.16%) SSL
8 42 (15.67%) DHCP
9 36 (13.43%) Cisco ASA
10 28 (10.45%) Cisco IOS
11 27 (10.07%) Internet
11 27 (10.07%) OSPF
12 24 (8.96%) Intrusion Detection
13 23 (8.58%) MPLS
14 22 (8.21%) BGP
15 20 (7.46%) Wireless
16 17 (6.34%) Wireshark
17 16 (5.97%) IPsec
18 11 (4.10%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.87%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.49%) MySQL
5 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.75%) dBASE
8 1 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Subversion
General
1 59 (22.01%) Finance
2 16 (5.97%) Legal
3 9 (3.36%) Advertising
3 9 (3.36%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.12%) Banking
4 3 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.75%) Retail
6 1 (0.37%) Back Office
6 1 (0.37%) Billing
6 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.37%) Front Office
6 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (21.64%) Consultant
2 39 (14.55%) Analyst
3 38 (14.18%) Security Engineer
4 31 (11.57%) Network Engineer
5 28 (10.45%) Support Engineer
6 25 (9.33%) Security Analyst
7 24 (8.96%) Security Consultant
8 23 (8.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 22 (8.21%) Technical Engineer
10 21 (7.84%) Technical Support
11 20 (7.46%) Technical Support Engineer
12 17 (6.34%) Associate Engineer
13 16 (5.97%) Network Analyst
14 15 (5.60%) IT Engineer
14 15 (5.60%) Support Consultant
15 14 (5.22%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
15 14 (5.22%) Security Specialist
16 13 (4.85%) 3rd Line Support
16 13 (4.85%) IT Security Engineer
17 12 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.48%) .NET
2 5 (1.87%) HTML
3 1 (0.37%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.37%) COM
3 1 (0.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.96%) Management Information System
2 22 (8.21%) Computer Science
3 20 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (7.09%) Blackberry
4 19 (7.09%) Data Centre
5 16 (5.97%) Fat Client
5 16 (5.97%) Thin Client
6 11 (4.10%) Client/Server
6 11 (4.10%) HP Storage
7 9 (3.36%) Replication
8 8 (2.99%) Clustering
9 7 (2.61%) Smartphone
10 6 (2.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (1.49%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.49%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.49%) NHS
12 3 (1.12%) PKI
12 3 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.75%) BBC
13 2 (0.75%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 106 (39.55%) Windows
2 68 (25.37%) Linux
3 61 (22.76%) Windows Server
4 41 (15.30%) Unix
5 31 (11.57%) Android
5 31 (11.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (11.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (11.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (5.22%) CentOS
8 11 (4.10%) Windows Mobile
9 8 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (2.61%) Windows 7
11 6 (2.24%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.49%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.49%) Windows 10
12 4 (1.49%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.49%) Windows NT
12 4 (1.49%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.12%) Solaris
14 2 (0.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (29.10%) ITIL
2 57 (21.27%) Kalman Filter
3 56 (20.90%) Information Security
4 51 (19.03%) SIEM
5 44 (16.42%) Presales
6 26 (9.70%) Security Management
7 24 (8.96%) Data Security
7 24 (8.96%) Risk Management
8 23 (8.58%) Configuration Management
9 18 (6.72%) Incident Management
10 17 (6.34%) Load Balancing
11 16 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (5.97%) Penetration Testing
12 13 (4.85%) Cybersecurity
12 13 (4.85%) Web Filtering
13 12 (4.48%) Email Filtering
13 12 (4.48%) ITSM
13 12 (4.48%) Network Design
13 12 (4.48%) Project Management
14 11 (4.10%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (7.84%) Perl
2 20 (7.46%) Python
3 18 (6.72%) PowerShell
4 16 (5.97%) SQL
5 12 (4.48%) Bash Shell
6 7 (2.61%) C
7 6 (2.24%) VBScript
8 5 (1.87%) C++
8 5 (1.87%) Java
8 5 (1.87%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.87%) VB
9 2 (0.75%) PHP
9 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.37%) C#
Qualifications
1 53 (19.78%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (14.18%) CCNA
4 35 (13.06%) CISSP
4 35 (13.06%) Degree
5 22 (8.21%) MCSE
6 19 (7.09%) MCSA
7 18 (6.72%) CCNP
7 18 (6.72%) CISM
8 15 (5.60%) Security Cleared
9 11 (4.10%) CEH
9 11 (4.10%) CISA
9 11 (4.10%) SC Cleared
9 11 (4.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (3.73%) SSCP
11 9 (3.36%) CCIE
11 9 (3.36%) MCP
12 8 (2.99%) JNCIP
12 8 (2.99%) MCITP
13 7 (2.61%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (19.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (15.30%) PCI DSS
3 16 (5.97%) SLA
4 11 (4.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (2.24%) QA
6 2 (0.75%) GPG13
7 1 (0.37%) COBIT
7 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 78 (29.10%) Active Directory
2 62 (23.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (9.70%) XenApp
4 19 (7.09%) ISA Server
5 16 (5.97%) vSphere
6 14 (5.22%) Hyper-V
7 10 (3.73%) Forefront TMG
7 10 (3.73%) ProxySG
7 10 (3.73%) Sendmail
7 10 (3.73%) XenDesktop
8 9 (3.36%) UAG
9 8 (2.99%) iptables
10 6 (2.24%) Squid
11 4 (1.49%) NDS
11 4 (1.49%) Novell eDirectory
11 4 (1.49%) Terminal Services
11 4 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (1.12%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.75%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (6.72%) Nessus
1 18 (6.72%) SCCM
2 14 (5.22%) Puppet
3 10 (3.73%) Nmap
4 9 (3.36%) Nagios
5 8 (2.99%) Backup Exec
5 8 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (2.61%) MAILsweeper
6 7 (2.61%) MIMEsweeper
6 7 (2.61%) Proventia
7 5 (1.87%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.12%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.12%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.75%) CFEngine
9 2 (0.75%) CiscoWorks
10 1 (0.37%) AppDNA
10 1 (0.37%) SCOM
10 1 (0.37%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 1 (0.37%) vMotion
Vendors
1 145 (54.10%) Cisco
2 119 (44.40%) CheckPoint
3 76 (28.36%) Microsoft
4 74 (27.61%) VMware
5 58 (21.64%) F5
6 56 (20.90%) Blue Coat
6 56 (20.90%) Juniper
7 47 (17.54%) HP
8 42 (15.67%) Citrix
9 40 (14.93%) Intel Security
10 33 (12.31%) Symantec
11 29 (10.82%) LogRhythm
12 26 (9.70%) Sourcefire
13 22 (8.21%) Palo Alto
13 22 (8.21%) Red Hat
14 19 (7.09%) Tripwire
15 17 (6.34%) Fortinet
15 17 (6.34%) IBM
15 17 (6.34%) Nokia
16 15 (5.60%) Dell
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Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
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Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Surrey
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits depending on experience
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Salary: Competitive
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