Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 963 1021 1015
Rank change year-on-year +58 -6 +22
Permanent jobs citing Forcepoint 170 133 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.081% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.18% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 124 112 175
England median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £35,300 £31,250 £32,850
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,000 £75,750
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 65,184 72,421 78,891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.79% 44.27% 43.79%
Number of salaries quoted 51,040 56,400 64,374
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 £80,000 £75,000 £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 20 October 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 20 October 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
Midlands +66 44 £62,500 +21.95% 5
London +28 39 £57,500 -11.54% 7
West Midlands +61 36 £57,500 +91.67% 4
North of England +75 35 £40,000 +8.84% 8
East of England +30 28 £50,000 -
North West +33 27 £42,500 +30.77% 5
South East -35 19 £55,000 +37.50% 8
South West +14 8 £34,736 -22.81% 2
East Midlands +11 8 £77,500 +6.90% 1
Yorkshire +27 6 £40,000 +5.96% 3
North East -8 2 £25,000 -33.33%
Forcepoint
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 106 (62.35%) Cisco
2 81 (47.65%) Data Centre
3 80 (47.06%) SIEM
4 66 (38.82%) WAN
5 63 (37.06%) LAN
5 63 (37.06%) Network Security
6 62 (36.47%) VPN
7 59 (34.71%) Firewall
8 57 (33.53%) Microsoft
8 57 (33.53%) Office 365
9 56 (32.94%) Vulnerability Management
10 55 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
11 53 (31.18%) Juniper
12 52 (30.59%) CheckPoint
12 52 (30.59%) Load Balancing
13 51 (30.00%) Symantec
14 49 (28.82%) CCNP
15 48 (28.24%) Information Security
16 46 (27.06%) Windows
17 45 (26.47%) McAfee
18 44 (25.88%) WLAN
19 42 (24.71%) Data Loss Prevention
20 41 (24.12%) CISSP
21 39 (22.94%) Active Directory
22 38 (22.35%) Fortinet
23 37 (21.76%) Kalman Filter
24 36 (21.18%) Cybersecurity
25 35 (20.59%) Incident Management
26 34 (20.00%) VMware
26 34 (20.00%) Security Operations

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 21 (12.35%) SharePoint
2 12 (7.06%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (2.35%) IIS
4 2 (1.18%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (2.94%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 57 (33.53%) Office 365
2 33 (19.41%) Mimecast
3 27 (15.88%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (15.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.76%) SaaS
5 2 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.59%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.59%) OpenDNS
6 1 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 66 (38.82%) WAN
2 63 (37.06%) LAN
2 63 (37.06%) Network Security
3 62 (36.47%) VPN
4 59 (34.71%) Firewall
5 44 (25.88%) WLAN
6 33 (19.41%) DHCP
6 33 (19.41%) DNS
7 26 (15.29%) OSPF
8 24 (14.12%) DKIM
8 24 (14.12%) DMARC
9 23 (13.53%) BGP
9 23 (13.53%) Cisco ASA
10 21 (12.35%) Sourcefire
11 20 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
11 20 (11.76%) TCP/IP
12 18 (10.59%) Cisco Nexus
13 16 (9.41%) MPLS
13 16 (9.41%) SNMP
13 16 (9.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.94%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.59%) Big Data
2 1 (0.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (1.76%) Metasploit
1 3 (1.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (19.41%) Finance
2 4 (2.35%) Banking
2 4 (2.35%) Retail
3 3 (1.76%) Back Office
3 3 (1.76%) Law
3 3 (1.76%) Legal
3 3 (1.76%) Marketing
4 2 (1.18%) Advertising
4 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.59%) Electronics
5 1 (0.59%) Front Office
5 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (25.88%) Security Engineer
2 34 (20.00%) Analyst
3 32 (18.82%) Architect
3 32 (18.82%) Security Architect
3 32 (18.82%) Security Solutions Architect
3 32 (18.82%) Solutions Architect
4 30 (17.65%) Network Engineer
5 29 (17.06%) Information Architect
5 29 (17.06%) Information Security Architect
6 23 (13.53%) Security Analyst
7 12 (7.06%) Cisco Engineer
7 12 (7.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 11 (6.47%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (5.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (4.71%) Senior Network Engineer
10 8 (4.71%) Technical Leader
11 7 (4.12%) Juniper Engineer
11 7 (4.12%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 7 (4.12%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
12 6 (3.53%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.18%) Web Services
2 1 (0.59%) LDAP
2 1 (0.59%) Middleware
2 1 (0.59%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 81 (47.65%) Data Centre
2 32 (18.82%) Cyberthreat
2 32 (18.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 24 (14.12%) PKI
4 16 (9.41%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 10 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (2.94%) Fintech
8 4 (2.35%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.76%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (1.18%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.18%) Replication
11 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.59%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.59%) Cyberattack
11 1 (0.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (27.06%) Windows
2 20 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (10.59%) Unix
4 14 (8.24%) Linux
5 6 (3.53%) Windows 10
5 6 (3.53%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.76%) Kali Linux
7 3 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.76%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.76%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (47.06%) SIEM
2 56 (32.94%) Vulnerability Management
3 52 (30.59%) Load Balancing
4 48 (28.24%) Information Security
5 42 (24.71%) Data Loss Prevention
6 37 (21.76%) Kalman Filter
7 36 (21.18%) Cybersecurity
8 35 (20.59%) Incident Management
9 34 (20.00%) Security Operations
10 33 (19.41%) Presales
11 32 (18.82%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 32 (18.82%) Software Optimisation
12 30 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 30 (17.65%) Service Delivery
13 29 (17.06%) ITIL
14 25 (14.71%) Patch Management
15 24 (14.12%) Use Case
16 21 (12.35%) Web Filtering
17 19 (11.18%) Proactive Monitoring
18 18 (10.59%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.29%) SQL
2 5 (2.94%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.18%) C
3 2 (1.18%) C#
3 2 (1.18%) C++
3 2 (1.18%) Python
3 2 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (28.82%) CCNP
3 41 (24.12%) CISSP
4 32 (18.82%) CCDP
5 25 (14.71%) SANS
6 24 (14.12%) SSCP
7 20 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
8 19 (11.18%) CISM
9 18 (10.59%) CISA
9 18 (10.59%) CompTIA Security+
9 18 (10.59%) GIAC
10 12 (7.06%) CCNA
11 10 (5.88%) CSSLP
12 5 (2.94%) MCT
13 4 (2.35%) CCIE
13 4 (2.35%) Degree
14 3 (1.76%) CCSE
14 3 (1.76%) CEH
14 3 (1.76%) JNCIP
14 3 (1.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (6.47%) GDPR
2 11 (6.47%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.53%) SLA
4 3 (1.76%) COBIT
5 2 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.59%) GPG13
6 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 39 (22.94%) Active Directory
2 33 (19.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (12.35%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.53%) NFS
5 5 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.35%) XenApp
7 3 (1.76%) Snort
7 3 (1.76%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.59%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.59%) Squid
8 1 (0.59%) vCloud
8 1 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (19.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 23 (13.53%) SCCM
3 18 (10.59%) FortiGate
4 16 (9.41%) CASB
5 8 (4.71%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (4.71%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 8 (4.71%) QRadar
6 7 (4.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (2.35%) Nessus
8 3 (1.76%) WhatsUp Gold
9 2 (1.18%) CSIRT
9 2 (1.18%) EnCase
9 2 (1.18%) FTK
9 2 (1.18%) Nagios
9 2 (1.18%) Nexpose
9 2 (1.18%) Suricata
9 2 (1.18%) Trend Micro Deep Security
9 2 (1.18%) WSUS
10 1 (0.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 106 (62.35%) Cisco
2 57 (33.53%) Microsoft
3 53 (31.18%) Juniper
4 52 (30.59%) CheckPoint
5 51 (30.00%) Symantec
6 45 (26.47%) McAfee
7 38 (22.35%) Fortinet
8 34 (20.00%) VMware
9 32 (18.82%) Tufin
10 29 (17.06%) IBM
11 25 (14.71%) Sophos
12 24 (14.12%) HP
13 22 (12.94%) Dell
14 21 (12.35%) Citrix
14 21 (12.35%) F5
15 14 (8.24%) SolarWinds
15 14 (8.24%) Splunk
16 11 (6.47%) Arista
17 10 (5.88%) LogRhythm
17 10 (5.88%) Meraki