The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 3 months to 25 June 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
England / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 228 247
Permanent jobs citing Forcepoint 0 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.11% 0.063%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.25% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 4
Median salary - £35,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88%  

Forcepoint is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3103 2389 2872
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 45.94% 43.11% 45.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2468 1958 2302
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

Forcepoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Forcepoint as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Forcepoint in the North West

Forcepoint
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Forcepoint in the North West.

Salary trend for Forcepoint in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 North West region with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) B2C
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Stonesoft
1 1 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (100.00%) DDoS Mitigation

Forcepoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Head of Networks
1 1 (100.00%) Head of Security
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) B2C
1 1 (100.00%) DDoS Mitigation
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Stonesoft