Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1002 952 984
Rank change year-on-year -50 +32 -93
Permanent jobs citing Forcepoint 141 206 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.088% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.28% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 119 186 199
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £66,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 71,614 72,379 88,988
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.49% 43.57% 45.43%
Number of salaries quoted 56,727 58,694 73,623
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £74,750
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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -17 64 £52,500 -12.50% 8
South East +18 59 £36,750 +5.00% 6
North of England -20 9 £30,000 -29.41% 5
Midlands +34 8 - - 3
West Midlands +12 8 - - 2
East of England -4 8 £47,500 -15.56% 1
North West -4 8 £30,000 -29.41% 3
North East -25 1 £37,500 -14.29% 1
South West - 1 £45,000 - 1
Forcepoint
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 77 (54.61%) Microsoft
2 75 (53.19%) Cisco
3 69 (48.94%) Windows
4 66 (46.81%) Juniper
5 56 (39.72%) Symantec
6 50 (35.46%) VMware
7 49 (34.75%) F5
7 49 (34.75%) Windows Server
8 48 (34.04%) Firewall
9 47 (33.33%) CISSP
10 42 (29.79%) SIEM
11 40 (28.37%) MS Exchange
11 40 (28.37%) SQL
12 39 (27.66%) Office 365
13 38 (26.95%) Exchange Server 2010
13 38 (26.95%) SQL Server
14 37 (26.24%) Exchange Server 2013
14 37 (26.24%) VMware ESXi
14 37 (26.24%) Data Loss Prevention
15 36 (25.53%) Microsoft Azure
15 36 (25.53%) Backup Exec
16 35 (24.82%) Cisco Certification
16 35 (24.82%) Veritas
16 35 (24.82%) Windows Server 2012
17 34 (24.11%) ITIL
18 33 (23.40%) CISM
18 33 (23.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 33 (23.40%) vCenter Server
19 32 (22.70%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
20 31 (21.99%) Clustering

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 40 (28.37%) MS Exchange
2 38 (26.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (26.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (17.02%) SharePoint
5 21 (14.89%) IIS
6 9 (6.38%) CMS
7 4 (2.84%) Skype for Business
8 3 (2.13%) Apache
8 3 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.13%) nginx
8 3 (2.13%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.71%) Moodle
Applications
1 23 (16.31%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (9.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.71%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 39 (27.66%) Office 365
2 36 (25.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (13.48%) OneDrive
4 14 (9.93%) Mimecast
5 10 (7.09%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.13%) SaaS
8 1 (0.71%) IaaS
8 1 (0.71%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (34.04%) Firewall
2 31 (21.99%) WAN
3 29 (20.57%) DNS
4 28 (19.86%) LAN
5 27 (19.15%) Cisco ASA
6 26 (18.44%) TCP/IP
7 25 (17.73%) Network Security
8 23 (16.31%) DHCP
9 21 (14.89%) VPN
10 15 (10.64%) BGP
10 15 (10.64%) OSPF
10 15 (10.64%) SSL
10 15 (10.64%) Wireshark
11 14 (9.93%) DKIM
11 14 (9.93%) DMARC
11 14 (9.93%) MPLS
12 13 (9.22%) SAN
13 12 (8.51%) Ethernet
14 11 (7.80%) Wireless
14 11 (7.80%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (26.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Burp Suite
1 3 (2.13%) IDA Disassembler
1 3 (2.13%) OllyDbg
1 3 (2.13%) WinDbg
General
1 22 (15.60%) Finance
2 13 (9.22%) Banking
3 5 (3.55%) Law
3 5 (3.55%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.13%) Front Office
4 3 (2.13%) Publishing
5 2 (1.42%) Retail
6 1 (0.71%) Electronics
6 1 (0.71%) Legal
6 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (23.40%) Support Engineer
2 23 (16.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (15.60%) Analyst
3 22 (15.60%) VMware Engineer
4 20 (14.18%) Security Engineer
4 20 (14.18%) VMware Support Engineer
5 15 (10.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 14 (9.93%) Security Analyst
7 13 (9.22%) Office 365 Specialist
8 12 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support
8 12 (8.51%) Technical Support
9 11 (7.80%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 11 (7.80%) Infrastructure Support
9 11 (7.80%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 10 (7.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (7.09%) Network Analyst
10 10 (7.09%) Technical Engineer
10 10 (7.09%) Technical Support Engineer
11 9 (6.38%) IT Administrator
11 9 (6.38%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.13%) .NET
1 3 (2.13%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.42%) Web Services
3 1 (0.71%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 31 (21.99%) Clustering
2 21 (14.89%) Data Centre
3 20 (14.18%) PKI
4 12 (8.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 11 (7.80%) Cyberthreat
6 10 (7.09%) Management Information System
7 7 (4.96%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.84%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.84%) Private Cloud
9 3 (2.13%) Blog
9 3 (2.13%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 2 (1.42%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (1.42%) Replication
11 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.71%) BYOD
11 1 (0.71%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.71%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.71%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.71%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 69 (48.94%) Windows
2 49 (34.75%) Windows Server
3 35 (24.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (9.93%) Linux
5 7 (4.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.55%) Unix
7 2 (1.42%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.42%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.71%) Android
8 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (29.79%) SIEM
2 37 (26.24%) Data Loss Prevention
3 34 (24.11%) ITIL
4 30 (21.28%) Cybersecurity
4 30 (21.28%) Information Security
5 29 (20.57%) Kalman Filter
6 24 (17.02%) Vulnerability Management
7 22 (15.60%) Web Filtering
8 17 (12.06%) Load Balancing
9 16 (11.35%) Data Protection
10 15 (10.64%) Network Design
11 14 (9.93%) Change Management
12 13 (9.22%) CRM
12 13 (9.22%) Presales
12 13 (9.22%) Security Operations
13 12 (8.51%) Open Source
13 12 (8.51%) Proactive Monitoring
14 11 (7.80%) Incident Management
15 10 (7.09%) ITIL V3
15 10 (7.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 40 (28.37%) SQL
2 27 (19.15%) PowerShell
3 16 (11.35%) Perl
3 16 (11.35%) Python
3 16 (11.35%) Ruby
4 13 (9.22%) Bash Shell
4 13 (9.22%) Bourne shell
4 13 (9.22%) C#
4 13 (9.22%) Korn
5 4 (2.84%) C
6 3 (2.13%) C++
6 3 (2.13%) Java
6 3 (2.13%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.13%) PHP
7 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (33.33%) CISSP
2 35 (24.82%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (23.40%) CISM
3 33 (23.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 32 (22.70%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 29 (20.57%) CISA
6 27 (19.15%) GIAC
7 17 (12.06%) CCNA
8 16 (11.35%) SANS
8 16 (11.35%) SSCP
9 15 (10.64%) CompTIA Security+
10 14 (9.93%) CCNP
10 14 (9.93%) CSSLP
11 10 (7.09%) CCSE
11 10 (7.09%) Security Cleared
12 9 (6.38%) Degree
13 8 (5.67%) CCDP
13 8 (5.67%) IISP
13 8 (5.67%) ISSAP
13 8 (5.67%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.64%) GDPR
2 14 (9.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 5 (3.55%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.55%) SLA
4 2 (1.42%) COBIT
4 2 (1.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 37 (26.24%) VMware ESXi
2 15 (10.64%) Active Directory
3 13 (9.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (5.67%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.13%) VMware NSX
5 3 (2.13%) VMware Server
5 3 (2.13%) XenApp
5 3 (2.13%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.42%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (1.42%) Snort
Systems Management
1 36 (25.53%) Backup Exec
2 33 (23.40%) vCenter Server
3 31 (21.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 31 (21.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 31 (21.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 10 (7.09%) QRadar
5 7 (4.96%) SCCM
6 6 (4.26%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (4.26%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (3.55%) Nagios
7 5 (3.55%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (2.84%) Cisco Prime
9 3 (2.13%) Cacti
9 3 (2.13%) FortiGate
9 3 (2.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (2.13%) NetBackup
9 3 (2.13%) SCOM
10 2 (1.42%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (1.42%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (1.42%) WSUS
Vendors
1 77 (54.61%) Microsoft
2 75 (53.19%) Cisco
3 66 (46.81%) Juniper
4 56 (39.72%) Symantec
5 50 (35.46%) VMware
6 49 (34.75%) F5
7 35 (24.82%) Veritas
8 31 (21.99%) Altiris
9 24 (17.02%) McAfee
10 21 (14.89%) CheckPoint
11 18 (12.77%) Palo Alto
12 15 (10.64%) Fortinet
12 15 (10.64%) SolarWinds
13 13 (9.22%) IBM
13 13 (9.22%) SonicWALL
13 13 (9.22%) Splunk
13 13 (9.22%) Varonis
14 11 (7.80%) HP
15 10 (7.09%) Blue Coat
15 10 (7.09%) LogRhythm