Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1017 961 994
Rank change year-on-year -56 +33 -46
Permanent jobs citing Forcepoint 131 228 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.078% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.29% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 108 203 188
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,800 £32,689
90th Percentile £77,575 £77,250 £59,875
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 74106 77784 93967
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.35% 43.69% 45.71%
Number of salaries quoted 57742 63403 77267
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +72 60 £35,000 - 1
London -54 43 £65,000 +15.56% 6
East of England +7 13 £50,000 -9.09%
North of England -32 10 £32,500 -18.75%
North West 0 8 £31,250 -26.47%
Midlands +33 3 £51,250 +52.99%
West Midlands +18 2 £30,000 -36.17%
South West - 2 £45,000 -
East Midlands +30 1 £72,500 +116.42%
Yorkshire +2 1 £36,000 -5.26%
North East -6 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Forcepoint
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 72 (54.96%) Windows
2 71 (54.20%) Cisco
3 67 (51.15%) Microsoft
4 53 (40.46%) Juniper
5 52 (39.69%) Symantec
5 52 (39.69%) Firewall
5 52 (39.69%) VMware
6 49 (37.40%) F5
7 47 (35.88%) SQL
8 42 (32.06%) Windows Server
9 41 (31.30%) VMware ESXi
10 39 (29.77%) MS Exchange
11 38 (29.01%) DNS
12 37 (28.24%) Backup Exec
13 36 (27.48%) Exchange Server 2010
14 35 (26.72%) Linux
15 34 (25.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 33 (25.19%) Information Security
17 32 (24.43%) SQL Server
17 32 (24.43%) ITIL
17 32 (24.43%) Veritas
17 32 (24.43%) SIEM
17 32 (24.43%) PowerShell
18 31 (23.66%) Exchange Server 2013
18 31 (23.66%) CISSP
19 30 (22.90%) Clustering
19 30 (22.90%) vCenter Server
20 29 (22.14%) Kalman Filter
20 29 (22.14%) Windows Server 2012
20 29 (22.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)

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 39 (29.77%) MS Exchange
2 36 (27.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (23.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (12.98%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.05%) IIS
6 3 (2.29%) Apache
6 3 (2.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.29%) nginx
6 3 (2.29%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.76%) Moodle
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (19.08%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (6.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.29%) Sentinel
3 2 (1.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (19.85%) Office 365
2 18 (13.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (9.92%) OneDrive
4 11 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (3.82%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.76%) IaaS
7 1 (0.76%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (39.69%) Firewall
2 38 (29.01%) DNS
3 29 (22.14%) WAN
4 28 (21.37%) LAN
4 28 (21.37%) TCP/IP
5 26 (19.85%) Cisco ASA
6 24 (18.32%) DHCP
7 22 (16.79%) SAN
8 21 (16.03%) SSL
9 18 (13.74%) Wireless
10 16 (12.21%) Network Security
11 14 (10.69%) Internet
12 13 (9.92%) Wireshark
13 11 (8.40%) HTTP
13 11 (8.40%) SMTP
13 11 (8.40%) tcpdump
13 11 (8.40%) Unified Communications
13 11 (8.40%) VPN
13 11 (8.40%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (7.63%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (24.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (8.40%) Burp Suite
1 11 (8.40%) IDA Disassembler
1 11 (8.40%) OllyDbg
1 11 (8.40%) WinDbg
General
1 21 (16.03%) Finance
2 8 (6.11%) Banking
3 5 (3.82%) Law
3 5 (3.82%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.29%) Front Office
5 2 (1.53%) Retail
6 1 (0.76%) Electronics
6 1 (0.76%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (22.90%) Analyst
2 29 (22.14%) Support Engineer
3 26 (19.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (13.74%) Network Engineer
5 17 (12.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 17 (12.98%) Security Analyst
6 15 (11.45%) Security Engineer
7 14 (10.69%) Technical Support
8 13 (9.92%) VMware Engineer
9 12 (9.16%) Technical Engineer
9 12 (9.16%) Technical Support Engineer
10 11 (8.40%) Infrastructure Support
10 11 (8.40%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 11 (8.40%) Malware Analyst
10 11 (8.40%) Malware Engineer
10 11 (8.40%) VMware Support Engineer
11 10 (7.63%) 2nd Line Support
12 9 (6.87%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (6.87%) Juniper Engineer
12 9 (6.87%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.40%) .NET
1 11 (8.40%) Regular Expression
2 6 (4.58%) Web Services
3 3 (2.29%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.90%) Clustering
2 20 (15.27%) Computer Science
3 17 (12.98%) Data Centre
3 17 (12.98%) Management Information System
4 16 (12.21%) PKI
5 11 (8.40%) Blog
5 11 (8.40%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 11 (8.40%) Cyberthreat
6 7 (5.34%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (3.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (3.05%) Replication
8 3 (2.29%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.53%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.76%) BYOD
10 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.76%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.76%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 72 (54.96%) Windows
2 42 (32.06%) Windows Server
3 35 (26.72%) Linux
4 29 (22.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (9.16%) Unix
6 9 (6.87%) Apple iOS
7 7 (5.34%) Mac OS X
8 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.53%) Android
9 2 (1.53%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.76%) AIX
10 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.19%) Information Security
2 32 (24.43%) ITIL
2 32 (24.43%) SIEM
3 29 (22.14%) Kalman Filter
4 27 (20.61%) Cybersecurity
4 27 (20.61%) Data Loss Prevention
5 18 (13.74%) Web Filtering
6 17 (12.98%) Data Protection
6 17 (12.98%) Vulnerability Management
7 15 (11.45%) Network Design
8 12 (9.16%) Load Balancing
8 12 (9.16%) Time Management
9 11 (8.40%) Malware Analysis
9 11 (8.40%) Malware Reverse Engineering
9 11 (8.40%) Open Source
9 11 (8.40%) OSINT
9 11 (8.40%) Reverse Engineering
9 11 (8.40%) Technical Analysis
10 10 (7.63%) Change Control
11 9 (6.87%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 47 (35.88%) SQL
2 32 (24.43%) PowerShell
3 19 (14.50%) Perl
3 19 (14.50%) Python
3 19 (14.50%) Ruby
4 12 (9.16%) C
5 11 (8.40%) C++
5 11 (8.40%) Java
5 11 (8.40%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.40%) PHP
6 8 (6.11%) Bash Shell
6 8 (6.11%) Bourne shell
6 8 (6.11%) C#
6 8 (6.11%) Korn
7 3 (2.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (25.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 31 (23.66%) CISSP
3 29 (22.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 24 (18.32%) CISM
5 23 (17.56%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (15.27%) Security Cleared
7 16 (12.21%) Degree
8 15 (11.45%) CISA
9 13 (9.92%) GIAC
10 10 (7.63%) CCNA
11 9 (6.87%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (6.11%) MCSE
13 7 (5.34%) SANS
13 7 (5.34%) SSCP
14 6 (4.58%) CompTIA Security+
14 6 (4.58%) MCSA
14 6 (4.58%) SC Cleared
14 6 (4.58%) Security+ Certification
15 5 (3.82%) CEH
15 5 (3.82%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (8.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 10 (7.63%) GDPR
3 10 (7.63%) SLA
4 6 (4.58%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.76%) COBIT
5 1 (0.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.76%) QA
5 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (31.30%) VMware ESXi
2 26 (19.85%) Active Directory
3 18 (13.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (6.11%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.29%) XenApp
5 3 (2.29%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.53%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (1.53%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.53%) Snort
7 1 (0.76%) NDS
7 1 (0.76%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 1 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.76%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 37 (28.24%) Backup Exec
2 30 (22.90%) vCenter Server
3 28 (21.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 28 (21.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 28 (21.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 14 (10.69%) SolarWinds Orion
5 10 (7.63%) SCCM
6 9 (6.87%) Cisco Prime
7 7 (5.34%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (4.58%) Nagios
9 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (3.05%) WSUS
11 3 (2.29%) FortiGate
11 3 (2.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 3 (2.29%) NetBackup
11 3 (2.29%) SCOM
12 2 (1.53%) BMC PATROL
12 2 (1.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 2 (1.53%) QRadar
13 1 (0.76%) Nessus
Vendors
1 71 (54.20%) Cisco
2 67 (51.15%) Microsoft
3 53 (40.46%) Juniper
4 52 (39.69%) Symantec
4 52 (39.69%) VMware
5 49 (37.40%) F5
6 32 (24.43%) Veritas
7 28 (21.37%) Altiris
8 21 (16.03%) McAfee
9 20 (15.27%) CheckPoint
10 16 (12.21%) Palo Alto
10 16 (12.21%) SolarWinds
11 11 (8.40%) HP
12 10 (7.63%) Dell
13 9 (6.87%) Barracuda Networks
13 9 (6.87%) Veeam
14 8 (6.11%) Apple
14 8 (6.11%) IBM
14 8 (6.11%) Varonis
15 7 (5.34%) Blue Coat