Period
to 15 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 962 1008 1042
Rank change year-on-year +46 +34 +9
Permanent jobs citing Forcepoint 190 161 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.096% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.22% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 147 129 154
England median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £38,400 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £73,750 £61,775
UK median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% -

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 72,465 74,534 85,938
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.08% 44.32% 44.88%
Number of salaries quoted 56,915 59,398 70,901
England median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 15 July 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 July 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 -23 61 £55,000 +37.50% 2
London -2 48 £55,000 -15.38% 3
Midlands +23 40 £72,500 +7.41% 1
West Midlands +36 32 £56,500 -16.30% 1
North of England +13 24 £60,000 +60.00% 1
North West - 23 £77,500 -
East of England +20 22 £50,000 - 1
South West -3 11 £55,000 +22.22% 2
East Midlands +17 8 £77,500 +31.36%
Yorkshire +15 1 £27,500 -28.57% 1
Forcepoint
UK

For the 6 months to 15 July 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.

1 120 (63.16%) Cisco
2 105 (55.26%) WAN
3 101 (53.16%) LAN
4 92 (48.42%) VPN
5 82 (43.16%) Cisco Certification
6 80 (42.11%) SIEM
7 74 (38.95%) WLAN
7 74 (38.95%) Load Balancing
8 73 (38.42%) CCNP
9 72 (37.89%) Data Centre
10 67 (35.26%) Juniper
11 66 (34.74%) CheckPoint
12 62 (32.63%) Network Security
13 56 (29.47%) Finance
13 56 (29.47%) Vulnerability Management
14 52 (27.37%) Firewall
15 50 (26.32%) MPLS
15 50 (26.32%) CISSP
15 50 (26.32%) VLAN
15 50 (26.32%) Fortinet
15 50 (26.32%) Office 365
16 48 (25.26%) F5
16 48 (25.26%) Cyberthreat
16 48 (25.26%) Presales
17 47 (24.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 47 (24.74%) Windows
18 46 (24.21%) Information Security
19 45 (23.68%) Incident Management
19 45 (23.68%) Microsoft Azure
19 45 (23.68%) CCDP

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 20 (10.53%) IIS
1 20 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 15 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 14 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (4.74%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.53%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.74%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 50 (26.32%) Office 365
2 45 (23.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (19.47%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (17.37%) Mimecast
5 7 (3.68%) SaaS
6 6 (3.16%) OneDrive
7 5 (2.63%) IaaS
7 5 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (55.26%) WAN
2 101 (53.16%) LAN
3 92 (48.42%) VPN
4 74 (38.95%) WLAN
5 62 (32.63%) Network Security
6 52 (27.37%) Firewall
7 50 (26.32%) MPLS
7 50 (26.32%) VLAN
8 43 (22.63%) TCP/IP
9 38 (20.00%) DHCP
9 38 (20.00%) DNS
10 34 (17.89%) Cisco ASA
11 29 (15.26%) Intrusion Detection
12 28 (14.74%) BGP
12 28 (14.74%) OSPF
13 27 (14.21%) DKIM
13 27 (14.21%) DMARC
13 27 (14.21%) NetScaler
14 24 (12.63%) DMZ
14 24 (12.63%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.63%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 56 (29.47%) Finance
2 5 (2.63%) Back Office
3 4 (2.11%) Law
4 3 (1.58%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.58%) Front Office
5 2 (1.05%) Legal
5 2 (1.05%) Retail
5 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (26.32%) Architect
2 45 (23.68%) Security Architect
2 45 (23.68%) Security Solutions Architect
2 45 (23.68%) Solutions Architect
3 43 (22.63%) Security Engineer
4 39 (20.53%) Network Engineer
5 34 (17.89%) Analyst
6 29 (15.26%) Information Architect
6 29 (15.26%) Information Security Architect
7 21 (11.05%) Security Analyst
8 14 (7.37%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (6.32%) Support Engineer
10 10 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (5.26%) Security Support Engineer
11 8 (4.21%) Information Analyst
11 8 (4.21%) Information Security Analyst
11 8 (4.21%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (3.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 7 (3.68%) Administrator
13 6 (3.16%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.63%) Middleware
2 2 (1.05%) REST
3 1 (0.53%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 72 (37.89%) Data Centre
2 48 (25.26%) Cyberthreat
3 47 (24.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 27 (14.21%) PKI
5 24 (12.63%) Private Cloud
6 16 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (4.21%) Client/Server
7 8 (4.21%) Fintech
7 8 (4.21%) Security Operations Centre
8 7 (3.68%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.63%) Clustering
9 5 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (2.11%) Blackberry
11 3 (1.58%) Cyber Defence
12 1 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 47 (24.74%) Windows
2 23 (12.11%) Linux
3 21 (11.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 14 (7.37%) Windows 10
6 12 (6.32%) Unix
6 12 (6.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (5.79%) Windows 8
8 8 (4.21%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.63%) Solaris
10 2 (1.05%) Android
10 2 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (42.11%) SIEM
2 74 (38.95%) Load Balancing
3 56 (29.47%) Vulnerability Management
4 48 (25.26%) Presales
5 46 (24.21%) Information Security
6 45 (23.68%) Incident Management
6 45 (23.68%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 45 (23.68%) Software Optimisation
7 43 (22.63%) Cybersecurity
8 34 (17.89%) Data Loss Prevention
9 33 (17.37%) Risk Management
10 31 (16.32%) Data Security
11 30 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
11 30 (15.79%) Security Operations
12 29 (15.26%) Network Architecture
13 27 (14.21%) Capacity Planning
13 27 (14.21%) E-Commerce
13 27 (14.21%) Use Case
14 26 (13.68%) Service Management
15 25 (13.16%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.84%) SQL
2 9 (4.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 82 (43.16%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (38.42%) CCNP
3 50 (26.32%) CISSP
4 45 (23.68%) CCDP
5 31 (16.32%) CCNA
6 29 (15.26%) CISA
7 25 (13.16%) CISM
8 24 (12.63%) CCIE
9 21 (11.05%) SANS
10 19 (10.00%) CompTIA Security+
10 19 (10.00%) SSCP
11 18 (9.47%) CCSE
12 16 (8.42%) CSSLP
12 16 (8.42%) GIAC
12 16 (8.42%) IISP
12 16 (8.42%) ISSAP
12 16 (8.42%) JNCIP
13 5 (2.63%) CEH
13 5 (2.63%) TOGAF Certification
14 4 (2.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (6.32%) PCI DSS
3 7 (3.68%) SLA
4 2 (1.05%) COBIT
4 2 (1.05%) GDPR
4 2 (1.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (17.89%) Active Directory
2 25 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.74%) VMware Server
4 7 (3.68%) ProxySG
4 7 (3.68%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (3.16%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (2.63%) XenApp
6 5 (2.63%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.58%) Firmware
7 3 (1.58%) NFS
8 1 (0.53%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 16 (8.42%) QRadar
2 11 (5.79%) SCCM
3 9 (4.74%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (3.68%) CSIRT
4 7 (3.68%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (3.16%) FortiGate
6 5 (2.63%) Backup Exec
6 5 (2.63%) BladeLogic
6 5 (2.63%) Control-M
6 5 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (1.58%) WSUS
8 2 (1.05%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (1.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.05%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.53%) Cacti
9 1 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 120 (63.16%) Cisco
2 67 (35.26%) Juniper
3 66 (34.74%) CheckPoint
4 50 (26.32%) Fortinet
5 48 (25.26%) F5
6 45 (23.68%) Tufin
7 43 (22.63%) Blue Coat
8 41 (21.58%) Microsoft
8 41 (21.58%) SolarWinds
9 38 (20.00%) Citrix
10 31 (16.32%) VMware
11 27 (14.21%) Zscaler
12 25 (13.16%) Symantec
13 24 (12.63%) Splunk
14 21 (11.05%) IBM
15 18 (9.47%) LogRhythm
16 13 (6.84%) McAfee
16 13 (6.84%) WorldPay
17 12 (6.32%) Dell
17 12 (6.32%) HP