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 29 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Forcepoint
Rank 846 866 809
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -57
Permanent jobs citing Forcepoint 110 113 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.22% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 71 90 155
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

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
46999 52104 55699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 45.48% 46.92% 46.58%
Number of salaries quoted 38412 41694 44619
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Forcepoint within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England +2 109 £45,500 +1.11% 17
South East +29 39 £46,000 -3.15% 6
London +8 37 £48,750 -13.33% 4
Reading +41 21 £45,000 -18.18%
Berkshire +21 21 £45,000 -6.25% 1
Yorkshire +21 15 £40,000 +18.51% 3
Surrey -9 10 £57,500 +27.77% 1
South West 0 9 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire +8 8 £41,250 +17.85%
City of London +39 7 £63,250 -6.29% 2
Gloucestershire +9 7 £55,000 +19.56%
Leeds - 7 £30,000 - 1
Gloucester - 7 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £30,000 - 3
York -6 6 £41,250 +17.85%
Kent -19 4 £36,250 -23.68% 2
North West - 4 £35,500 - 1
Manchester - 4 £35,500 - 1
Bury - 4 £35,500 - 1
East Sussex - 3 £45,000 - 2
Brighton - 3 £45,000 - 2
Redhill - 3 £46,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £32,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £37,500 -
Hampshire +13 1 £35,000 -27.08%
Maidstone +5 1 £45,000 -21.73%
Farnborough -15 1 £35,000 -27.08%
Grimsby - 1 £35,000 -
Exeter - 1 £35,000 -
Lichfield - 1 £32,500 -

Forcepoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 154 (59.00%) Cisco
2 140 (53.64%) Firewall
3 112 (42.91%) CheckPoint
4 94 (36.02%) Windows
5 77 (29.50%) Network Security
6 73 (27.97%) Microsoft
7 72 (27.59%) Finance
8 70 (26.82%) Linux
9 69 (26.44%) Blue Coat
9 69 (26.44%) SIEM
10 67 (25.67%) Juniper
11 64 (24.52%) WAN
12 63 (24.14%) Information Security
13 62 (23.75%) TCP/IP
14 61 (23.37%) HP
14 61 (23.37%) VMware
15 60 (22.99%) Active Directory
16 58 (22.22%) LAN
16 58 (22.22%) ITIL
17 54 (20.69%) F5
18 53 (20.31%) Windows Server
19 51 (19.54%) Kalman Filter
19 51 (19.54%) Cisco Certification
20 46 (17.62%) Citrix
20 46 (17.62%) Degree
21 45 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 45 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
21 45 (17.24%) Management Information System
22 44 (16.86%) MS Exchange
23 43 (16.48%) DNS

Forcepoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 (16.86%) MS Exchange
2 22 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (4.98%) SharePoint
4 11 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (3.45%) IIS
6 7 (2.68%) Skype for Business
7 6 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (2.30%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.15%) IBM Domino
8 3 (1.15%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (10.73%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.28%) MS Office
3 4 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.30%) Bankmaster
2 2 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.38%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.43%) Mimecast
2 15 (5.75%) Office 365
3 8 (3.07%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 140 (53.64%) Firewall
2 77 (29.50%) Network Security
3 64 (24.52%) WAN
4 62 (23.75%) TCP/IP
5 58 (22.22%) LAN
6 43 (16.48%) DNS
7 39 (14.94%) VPN
8 38 (14.56%) SSL
9 37 (14.18%) Cisco ASA
10 36 (13.79%) DHCP
11 31 (11.88%) Intrusion Detection
12 30 (11.49%) Internet
13 28 (10.73%) Cisco IOS
14 27 (10.34%) OSPF
15 25 (9.58%) MPLS
16 23 (8.81%) BGP
17 21 (8.05%) IPsec
18 20 (7.66%) Wireless
19 18 (6.90%) Wireshark
20 12 (4.60%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.43%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.51%) NoSQL
3 13 (4.98%) Big Data
3 13 (4.98%) Hadoop
4 10 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.53%) MySQL
7 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.38%) dBASE
Development Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Subversion
General
1 72 (27.59%) Finance
2 14 (5.36%) Legal
3 9 (3.45%) Advertising
4 2 (0.77%) Banking
4 2 (0.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 46 (17.62%) Security Engineer
2 45 (17.24%) Analyst
3 39 (14.94%) Consultant
3 39 (14.94%) Network Engineer
4 37 (14.18%) Security Analyst
5 25 (9.58%) Network Analyst
6 23 (8.81%) Support Engineer
7 22 (8.43%) Security Consultant
8 21 (8.05%) Network Security Engineer
9 20 (7.66%) Network Security Analyst
10 18 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 18 (6.90%) IT Engineer
11 17 (6.51%) Associate Engineer
11 17 (6.51%) IT Security Engineer
12 16 (6.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 14 (5.36%) Operations Engineer
14 13 (4.98%) Technical Support
15 12 (4.60%) Technical Engineer
16 11 (4.21%) Security Specialist
16 11 (4.21%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.92%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.53%) HTML
3 3 (1.15%) .NET
4 1 (0.38%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 45 (17.24%) Management Information System
2 32 (12.26%) Computer Science
3 22 (8.43%) Blackberry
4 16 (6.13%) Data Centre
5 14 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (4.98%) Cyberthreat
6 13 (4.98%) Security Operations Centre
7 11 (4.21%) Driving Licence
7 11 (4.21%) Fat Client
7 11 (4.21%) Thin Client
8 10 (3.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 10 (3.83%) RSA SecurID
9 9 (3.45%) Mathematics
10 8 (3.07%) Smartphone
11 7 (2.68%) Replication
12 6 (2.30%) Client/Server
13 5 (1.92%) EqualLogic
13 5 (1.92%) PKI
14 4 (1.53%) Clustering
15 3 (1.15%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 94 (36.02%) Windows
2 70 (26.82%) Linux
3 53 (20.31%) Windows Server
4 38 (14.56%) Unix
5 32 (12.26%) Android
6 18 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (6.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (4.21%) Windows Mobile
10 10 (3.83%) CentOS
11 9 (3.45%) Solaris
12 8 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (3.07%) Windows 8
13 7 (2.68%) Windows 10
13 7 (2.68%) Windows 7
14 4 (1.53%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.53%) Windows 2000
14 4 (1.53%) Windows NT
15 3 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (26.44%) SIEM
2 63 (24.14%) Information Security
3 58 (22.22%) ITIL
4 51 (19.54%) Kalman Filter
5 36 (13.79%) Presales
6 30 (11.49%) Risk Management
7 29 (11.11%) Security Operations
8 28 (10.73%) Cybersecurity
9 23 (8.81%) Data Security
9 23 (8.81%) Load Balancing
10 20 (7.66%) Security Management
11 17 (6.51%) Web Filtering
12 16 (6.13%) Analytics
12 16 (6.13%) Penetration Testing
12 16 (6.13%) Project Management
13 15 (5.75%) Network Design
14 14 (5.36%) Technical Architecture
14 14 (5.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 13 (4.98%) Incident Management
15 13 (4.98%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (12.26%) SQL
2 14 (5.36%) Perl
2 14 (5.36%) Python
3 13 (4.98%) PowerShell
4 8 (3.07%) Bash Shell
5 6 (2.30%) C
5 6 (2.30%) VB
5 6 (2.30%) VBScript
6 4 (1.53%) C++
6 4 (1.53%) Java
6 4 (1.53%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.77%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 51 (19.54%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (17.62%) Degree
3 36 (13.79%) CISSP
4 27 (10.34%) CCNA
4 27 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (8.05%) CISM
6 17 (6.51%) CCNP
7 15 (5.75%) CISA
8 14 (5.36%) MCSE
9 13 (4.98%) MCSA
10 12 (4.60%) CEH
10 12 (4.60%) Security Cleared
11 11 (4.21%) SSCP
12 9 (3.45%) SC Cleared
13 8 (3.07%) CCSA
13 8 (3.07%) CRISC
13 8 (3.07%) MCITP
14 7 (2.68%) MCP
15 6 (2.30%) A+ Certification
15 6 (2.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (13.03%) PCI DSS
3 15 (5.75%) SLA
4 6 (2.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.92%) QA
6 2 (0.77%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 60 (22.99%) Active Directory
2 45 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (11.49%) XenApp
4 21 (8.05%) vSphere
5 14 (5.36%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.30%) Terminal Services
7 5 (1.92%) ProxySG
7 5 (1.92%) Squid
7 5 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.53%) Hyper-V
8 4 (1.53%) iptables
8 4 (1.53%) ISA Server
8 4 (1.53%) NDS
8 4 (1.53%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 4 (1.53%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.77%) XenServer
10 1 (0.38%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 28 (10.73%) Nessus
2 14 (5.36%) Nmap
3 10 (3.83%) Puppet
4 9 (3.45%) Backup Exec
4 9 (3.45%) Nagios
4 9 (3.45%) SCCM
5 6 (2.30%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (1.53%) CiscoWorks
6 4 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.53%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (1.53%) WSUS
7 3 (1.15%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.77%) CFEngine
8 2 (0.77%) Nexpose
8 2 (0.77%) SCOM
8 2 (0.77%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.77%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (0.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.38%) Proventia
9 1 (0.38%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 154 (59.00%) Cisco
2 112 (42.91%) CheckPoint
3 73 (27.97%) Microsoft
4 69 (26.44%) Blue Coat
5 67 (25.67%) Juniper
6 61 (23.37%) HP
6 61 (23.37%) VMware
7 54 (20.69%) F5
8 46 (17.62%) Citrix
9 43 (16.48%) Palo Alto
10 36 (13.79%) LogRhythm
11 35 (13.41%) Intel Security
12 31 (11.88%) Fortinet
13 27 (10.34%) ArcSight
14 26 (9.96%) SolarWinds
15 25 (9.58%) Tripwire
16 24 (9.20%) Red Hat
17 20 (7.66%) Symantec
18 17 (6.51%) Sophos
18 17 (6.51%) Sourcefire
Brighton, East Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £4000.00 - £4500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £33,000 to £37,500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wallsend, Tyne and Wear
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £34000 - £37000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
X4 Group
Salary: £33,963 - 37,191 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London, Kent, West Yorkshire
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London, Kent, West Yorkshire
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London, Kent, West Yorkshire
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London, Kent, West Yorkshire
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Surrey
Marks Sattin
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago