Period
to 22 April 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Forcepoint products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Forcepoint over the 6 months to 22 April 2018 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).

Forcepoint
UK > England
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 990 951 1005
Rank change year-on-year -39 +54 -69
Permanent jobs citing Forcepoint 176 183 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.26% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 142 152 174
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,325 £28,500
90th Percentile £67,250 £73,375 £71,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +13.64% -5.38% +3.33%

Forcepoint is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 74,436 70,766 87,599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.82% 43.86% 45.51%
Number of salaries quoted 59,156 57,422 72,478
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Forcepoint
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Forcepoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Forcepoint in England

Forcepoint
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Forcepoint in England

Forcepoint
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Forcepoint in England over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Forcepoint in England

Forcepoint
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Forcepoint within the England region over the 6 months to 22 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -8 76 £40,000 - 7
London +9 70 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Midlands +19 25 £40,000 -40.74% 4
West Midlands +18 25 £40,000 -40.74% 3
North West -4 10 £30,000 -33.33% 3
North of England -27 10 £30,000 -27.27% 3
East of England -30 8 £50,000 -9.09% 2
South West - 7 £55,000 - 2
Forcepoint
UK

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, IT jobs citing Forcepoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 94 (53.41%) Cisco
2 77 (43.75%) Windows
3 75 (42.61%) WAN
4 71 (40.34%) LAN
4 71 (40.34%) Microsoft
5 65 (36.93%) CISSP
5 65 (36.93%) Cisco Certification
6 62 (35.23%) Microsoft Azure
7 60 (34.09%) Juniper
7 60 (34.09%) VPN
8 58 (32.95%) F5
9 54 (30.68%) SIEM
10 51 (28.98%) Office 365
10 51 (28.98%) Firewall
11 49 (27.84%) Finance
12 47 (26.70%) VMware
13 46 (26.14%) VLAN
13 46 (26.14%) MPLS
13 46 (26.14%) TCP/IP
14 45 (25.57%) CCNP
14 45 (25.57%) Load Balancing
15 44 (25.00%) Blue Coat
15 44 (25.00%) DNS
16 43 (24.43%) DHCP
17 42 (23.86%) Symantec
17 42 (23.86%) Windows Server
18 41 (23.30%) Data Centre
18 41 (23.30%) Cybersecurity
18 41 (23.30%) WLAN
19 39 (22.16%) Data Loss Prevention

Forcepoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 38 (21.59%) MS Exchange
2 33 (18.75%) IIS
3 32 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 29 (16.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (6.82%) Skype for Business
6 9 (5.11%) CMS
7 1 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 22 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (7.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (5.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 62 (35.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (28.98%) Office 365
3 34 (19.32%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (16.48%) Mimecast
5 19 (10.80%) OneDrive
6 8 (4.55%) SaaS
7 5 (2.84%) IaaS
7 5 (2.84%) PaaS
8 3 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 75 (42.61%) WAN
2 71 (40.34%) LAN
3 60 (34.09%) VPN
4 51 (28.98%) Firewall
5 46 (26.14%) MPLS
5 46 (26.14%) TCP/IP
5 46 (26.14%) VLAN
6 44 (25.00%) DNS
7 43 (24.43%) DHCP
8 41 (23.30%) WLAN
9 35 (19.89%) Cisco ASA
9 35 (19.89%) Network Security
10 28 (15.91%) Intrusion Detection
11 24 (13.64%) SAN
12 23 (13.07%) BGP
12 23 (13.07%) DKIM
12 23 (13.07%) DMARC
12 23 (13.07%) OSPF
12 23 (13.07%) SSL
12 23 (13.07%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.61%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.57%) Data Mining
General
1 49 (27.84%) Finance
2 9 (5.11%) Banking
3 5 (2.84%) Front Office
4 4 (2.27%) Law
4 4 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.70%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.70%) Publishing
5 3 (1.70%) Retail
6 2 (1.14%) Back Office
7 1 (0.57%) Electronics
7 1 (0.57%) Legal
7 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (19.89%) Security Engineer
2 27 (15.34%) Network Engineer
3 26 (14.77%) Architect
3 26 (14.77%) Support Engineer
4 24 (13.64%) Analyst
5 21 (11.93%) Solutions Architect
6 20 (11.36%) Security Architect
6 20 (11.36%) Security Solutions Architect
7 18 (10.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 17 (9.66%) VMware Engineer
9 16 (9.09%) Security Analyst
9 16 (9.09%) VMware Support Engineer
10 12 (6.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 12 (6.82%) Administrator
10 12 (6.82%) IT Administrator
11 10 (5.68%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (5.11%) Network Analyst
12 9 (5.11%) Office 365 Specialist
12 9 (5.11%) Security Support Engineer
13 8 (4.55%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.84%) Middleware
2 2 (1.14%) REST
3 1 (0.57%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 41 (23.30%) Data Centre
2 25 (14.20%) PKI
3 23 (13.07%) Cyberthreat
3 23 (13.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 21 (11.93%) Private Cloud
5 20 (11.36%) Clustering
6 12 (6.82%) Client/Server
7 9 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (5.11%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.70%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (1.70%) Fintech
9 2 (1.14%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 77 (43.75%) Windows
2 42 (23.86%) Windows Server
3 30 (17.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (8.52%) Linux
6 9 (5.11%) Unix
7 8 (4.55%) Windows 10
7 8 (4.55%) Windows 8
8 6 (3.41%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.84%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (2.84%) Solaris
10 2 (1.14%) Android
10 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (30.68%) SIEM
2 45 (25.57%) Load Balancing
3 41 (23.30%) Cybersecurity
4 39 (22.16%) Data Loss Prevention
5 37 (21.02%) Kalman Filter
6 36 (20.45%) ITIL
7 35 (19.89%) Vulnerability Management
8 32 (18.18%) Data Security
9 31 (17.61%) Change Management
10 29 (16.48%) Risk Management
11 27 (15.34%) Information Security
12 26 (14.77%) Network Architecture
13 25 (14.20%) Capacity Planning
13 25 (14.20%) ITIL V3
14 24 (13.64%) E-Commerce
15 23 (13.07%) Presales
16 22 (12.50%) Network Design
16 22 (12.50%) Problem Management
16 22 (12.50%) Security Operations
17 21 (11.93%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.64%) PowerShell
1 24 (13.64%) SQL
2 9 (5.11%) Bash Shell
2 9 (5.11%) Bourne shell
2 9 (5.11%) C#
2 9 (5.11%) Korn
2 9 (5.11%) Perl
2 9 (5.11%) Python
2 9 (5.11%) Ruby
3 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 65 (36.93%) Cisco Certification
1 65 (36.93%) CISSP
2 45 (25.57%) CCNP
3 37 (21.02%) CISA
4 36 (20.45%) CCNA
5 35 (19.89%) CISM
6 28 (15.91%) GIAC
7 23 (13.07%) SANS
7 23 (13.07%) SSCP
8 22 (12.50%) CCSE
8 22 (12.50%) CompTIA Security+
9 21 (11.93%) CCIE
10 20 (11.36%) CCDP
10 20 (11.36%) IISP
10 20 (11.36%) ISSAP
10 20 (11.36%) JNCIP
11 19 (10.80%) CSSLP
12 17 (9.66%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 17 (9.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (5.11%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (5.11%) GDPR
3 8 (4.55%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.27%) SLA
5 3 (1.70%) COBIT
5 3 (1.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (1.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 33 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 23 (13.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (11.93%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (6.82%) VMware Server
5 6 (3.41%) ProxySG
6 5 (2.84%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (2.27%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.70%) Firmware
8 3 (1.70%) VMware NSX
9 2 (1.14%) Snort
9 2 (1.14%) XenApp
9 2 (1.14%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 22 (12.50%) QRadar
2 21 (11.93%) Backup Exec
3 18 (10.23%) vCenter Server
4 17 (9.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 17 (9.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 17 (9.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 13 (7.39%) Microsoft Intune
6 12 (6.82%) SCCM
7 6 (3.41%) CSIRT
8 5 (2.84%) BladeLogic
8 5 (2.84%) Control-M
8 5 (2.84%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (2.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (1.70%) Cacti
9 3 (1.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (1.70%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (1.70%) WSUS
10 2 (1.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.57%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.57%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 94 (53.41%) Cisco
2 71 (40.34%) Microsoft
3 60 (34.09%) Juniper
4 58 (32.95%) F5
5 47 (26.70%) VMware
6 44 (25.00%) Blue Coat
7 42 (23.86%) Symantec
8 38 (21.59%) SolarWinds
9 34 (19.32%) CheckPoint
10 31 (17.61%) Splunk
11 28 (15.91%) Fortinet
12 26 (14.77%) Citrix
13 24 (13.64%) Zscaler
14 23 (13.07%) IBM
15 20 (11.36%) LogRhythm
15 20 (11.36%) McAfee
15 20 (11.36%) Tufin
16 18 (10.23%) Veritas
17 17 (9.66%) Altiris
17 17 (9.66%) HP