Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 960 1045 990
Rank change year-on-year +85 -55 +29
Permanent jobs citing Forcepoint 154 136 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.081% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.18% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 111 113 203
England median annual salary £54,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.11% - -
10th Percentile £34,459 £31,250 £33,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £83,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £54,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +21.11% - -

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 62,652 74,380 76,553
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.64% 44.25% 43.76%
Number of salaries quoted 48,726 58,125 62,251
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £76,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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
London +42 50 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Midlands +81 41 £57,500 +91.67% 2
West Midlands +85 40 £57,500 +91.67% 2
North of England +36 26 £40,000 +28.00%
East of England +52 19 £47,500 -2.56%
Yorkshire - 13 £40,000 -
North West +22 11 £40,000 +33.33%
South East -33 11 £65,000 +89.78% 4
South West +17 7 £34,868 -22.52% 8
North East 0 2 £25,000 -33.33%
East Midlands - 1 £77,500 -
Forcepoint
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 92 (59.74%) Cisco
2 81 (52.60%) Microsoft
2 81 (52.60%) McAfee
3 79 (51.30%) Symantec
4 70 (45.45%) Firewall
5 65 (42.21%) Windows
6 64 (41.56%) Data Centre
7 58 (37.66%) Office 365
8 55 (35.71%) SIEM
9 54 (35.06%) Active Directory
10 53 (34.42%) Norton AntiVirus
11 52 (33.77%) Data Loss Prevention
12 51 (33.12%) Kalman Filter
13 50 (32.47%) IBM
14 48 (31.17%) VMware
15 47 (30.52%) Patch Management
16 46 (29.87%) VMware Infrastructure
17 45 (29.22%) DNS
17 45 (29.22%) DHCP
18 44 (28.57%) HP
18 44 (28.57%) Dell
19 43 (27.92%) ITIL
20 41 (26.62%) Security Operations
20 41 (26.62%) Cybersecurity
21 40 (25.97%) CISSP
22 39 (25.32%) SCCM
23 38 (24.68%) Hyper-V
23 38 (24.68%) SharePoint
23 38 (24.68%) Windows Server 2003
23 38 (24.68%) Vulnerability Management

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 (24.68%) SharePoint
2 29 (18.83%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (1.30%) IIS
4 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (2.60%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 58 (37.66%) Office 365
2 36 (23.38%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (22.08%) Mimecast
4 29 (18.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (5.84%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (2.60%) OpenDNS
7 2 (1.30%) SaaS
8 1 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 70 (45.45%) Firewall
2 45 (29.22%) DHCP
2 45 (29.22%) DNS
3 36 (23.38%) Network Security
4 30 (19.48%) Intrusion Detection
5 29 (18.83%) VPN
5 29 (18.83%) WAN
6 26 (16.88%) LAN
7 22 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (12.34%) OSPF
9 15 (9.74%) BGP
9 15 (9.74%) Wireless
10 14 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
10 14 (9.09%) DKIM
10 14 (9.09%) DMARC
10 14 (9.09%) Wireshark
11 13 (8.44%) IPsec
11 13 (8.44%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (7.79%) Sourcefire
13 10 (6.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.30%) Big Data
2 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (6.49%) Metasploit
2 4 (2.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (14.94%) Finance
2 5 (3.25%) Manufacturing
2 5 (3.25%) Marketing
3 4 (2.60%) Banking
3 4 (2.60%) Retail
4 3 (1.95%) Electronics
4 3 (1.95%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.30%) Advertising
6 1 (0.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (35.06%) Security Engineer
2 27 (17.53%) Network Engineer
3 20 (12.99%) Analyst
4 18 (11.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (10.39%) Technical Leader
6 14 (9.09%) Security Analyst
7 13 (8.44%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (6.49%) Cisco Engineer
8 10 (6.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 10 (6.49%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 7 (4.55%) Malware Engineer
9 7 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
9 7 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
9 7 (4.55%) SIEM Engineer
10 5 (3.25%) Network Analyst
10 5 (3.25%) Network Security Engineer
10 5 (3.25%) Network Support
10 5 (3.25%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 5 (3.25%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 5 (3.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.84%) Web Services
2 1 (0.65%) LDAP
2 1 (0.65%) Middleware
2 1 (0.65%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 64 (41.56%) Data Centre
2 31 (20.13%) Self-Motivation
3 18 (11.69%) Management Information System
4 14 (9.09%) PKI
5 11 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
6 9 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.95%) Replication
8 2 (1.30%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (1.30%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.65%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.65%) Fintech
9 1 (0.65%) RSA SecurID
9 1 (0.65%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 65 (42.21%) Windows
2 38 (24.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (12.34%) Unix
4 10 (6.49%) Kali Linux
5 8 (5.19%) Linux
6 6 (3.90%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.30%) Android
8 2 (1.30%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (35.71%) SIEM
2 52 (33.77%) Data Loss Prevention
3 51 (33.12%) Kalman Filter
4 47 (30.52%) Patch Management
5 43 (27.92%) ITIL
6 41 (26.62%) Cybersecurity
6 41 (26.62%) Security Operations
7 38 (24.68%) Vulnerability Management
8 37 (24.03%) Web Filtering
9 35 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 33 (21.43%) Service Delivery
11 26 (16.88%) Root Cause Analysis
12 24 (15.58%) DevOps
12 24 (15.58%) Technical Leadership
13 22 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
13 22 (14.29%) Load Balancing
14 20 (12.99%) Information Security
15 19 (12.34%) Use Case
16 17 (11.04%) Proactive Monitoring
17 14 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.09%) SQL
2 12 (7.79%) PowerShell
3 9 (5.84%) C
3 9 (5.84%) C#
3 9 (5.84%) C++
3 9 (5.84%) Python
3 9 (5.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (25.97%) CISSP
2 37 (24.03%) ITIL Certification
3 34 (22.08%) SANS
4 32 (20.78%) SSCP
5 30 (19.48%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (14.94%) CCNP
7 21 (13.64%) GIAC
8 19 (12.34%) CompTIA Security+
9 13 (8.44%) CISM
10 10 (6.49%) CCNA
11 9 (5.84%) CISA
12 7 (4.55%) CSSLP
13 4 (2.60%) CEH
13 4 (2.60%) MCT
14 3 (1.95%) Degree
14 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (1.95%) Security Cleared
15 2 (1.30%) DV Cleared
15 2 (1.30%) GCIA
15 2 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.34%) GDPR
2 16 (10.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (5.19%) PCI DSS
3 8 (5.19%) SLA
4 4 (2.60%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (1.95%) COBIT
6 1 (0.65%) GPG13
6 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 54 (35.06%) Active Directory
2 46 (29.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (24.68%) Hyper-V
4 11 (7.14%) Snort
5 4 (2.60%) NFS
6 3 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.30%) ProxySG
7 2 (1.30%) Squid
8 1 (0.65%) vCloud
8 1 (0.65%) vSphere
8 1 (0.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 53 (34.42%) Norton AntiVirus
2 39 (25.32%) SCCM
3 31 (20.13%) CASB
4 16 (10.39%) QRadar
5 15 (9.74%) FortiGate
5 15 (9.74%) McAfee ePO
6 14 (9.09%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 13 (8.44%) Nessus
7 13 (8.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 9 (5.84%) EnCase
8 9 (5.84%) FTK
8 9 (5.84%) Nexpose
8 9 (5.84%) Suricata
9 4 (2.60%) WhatsUp Gold
10 3 (1.95%) AirWatch
10 3 (1.95%) Nagios
10 3 (1.95%) WSUS
11 2 (1.30%) CSIRT
11 2 (1.30%) Trend Micro Deep Security
12 1 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 92 (59.74%) Cisco
2 81 (52.60%) McAfee
2 81 (52.60%) Microsoft
3 79 (51.30%) Symantec
4 50 (32.47%) IBM
5 48 (31.17%) VMware
6 44 (28.57%) Dell
6 44 (28.57%) HP
7 32 (20.78%) CheckPoint
7 32 (20.78%) Sophos
8 24 (15.58%) Splunk
9 23 (14.94%) Juniper
10 21 (13.64%) Trend Micro
11 19 (12.34%) F5
12 18 (11.69%) Palo Alto
13 14 (9.09%) Qualys
14 13 (8.44%) ArcSight
14 13 (8.44%) FireEye
15 12 (7.79%) LogRhythm
16 11 (7.14%) Meraki