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 23 March 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).

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Forcepoint
England / North West
Rank 256 - 247
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Forcepoint 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.016% - 0.046%
As % of the Vendors category 0.038% - 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Median salary £80,000 - £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.55%  

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 2628 2394 2899
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 43.34% 42.38% 44.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2157 1966 2323
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,690
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,675 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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

Forcepoint
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Forcepoint within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 1 £80,000 -
Forcepoint
England

Forcepoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Replication
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Nagios
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) WSUS
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) Veeam
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (50.00%) Meraki
2 3 (50.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Resource Allocation
3 2 (33.33%) Security Operations
3 2 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Clearswift
3 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (33.33%) IronPort
3 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) B2B
4 1 (16.67%) B2C
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper

Forcepoint
Top Related 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 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Email Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Web Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Head of Networks
3 1 (16.67%) Head of Security
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Replication
2 2 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Resource Allocation
1 3 (50.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (33.33%) Security Operations
3 1 (16.67%) B2B
3 1 (16.67%) B2C
3 1 (16.67%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Nagios
1 3 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Meraki
2 3 (50.00%) Veeam
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 2 (33.33%) Clearswift
3 2 (33.33%) IronPort
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) Stonesoft