The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 29 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).

Forcepoint
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 112 150
Rank change year-on-year +12 +38  
Permanent jobs citing Forcepoint 6 27 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.48% 1.37% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.89% 2.53% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 4
Median salary - £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.00%  
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 Reading.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 674 1066 1184
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 54.09% 53.97% 49.15%
Number of salaries quoted 481 883 820
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Forcepoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Forcepoint
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Forcepoint in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 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 Reading region with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 8 (57.14%) Marketing
1 8 (57.14%) Degree
2 6 (42.86%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) FrameMaker
3 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 4 (28.57%) OSPF
3 4 (28.57%) BGP
3 4 (28.57%) Adobe
3 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 4 (28.57%) Acrobat
3 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) XML
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) MS Visio
3 4 (28.57%) SMTP
3 4 (28.57%) HTTP
3 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 4 (28.57%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (28.57%) DNS
3 4 (28.57%) SSL
3 4 (28.57%) Wireshark
3 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 4 (28.57%) QA
3 4 (28.57%) Network Security
3 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Product Management

Forcepoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Acrobat
1 4 (28.57%) FrameMaker
1 4 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (28.57%) MS Visio
1 4 (28.57%) Snagit
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) BGP
2 4 (28.57%) DNS
2 4 (28.57%) HTTP
2 4 (28.57%) Network Security
2 4 (28.57%) OSPF
2 4 (28.57%) SMTP
2 4 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
2 4 (28.57%) SSL
2 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 4 (28.57%) Wireshark
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (14.29%) DHCP
3 2 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.14%) FWSM
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Dreamweaver
General
1 8 (57.14%) Marketing
2 4 (28.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Associate Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Author
1 4 (28.57%) Sales Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Security Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Senior Sales Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Senior Security Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Technical Author
1 4 (28.57%) Technical Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Technical Support
1 4 (28.57%) Technical Support Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Technical Writer
2 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) CSS
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
1 4 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 4 (28.57%) Linux Command Line
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
1 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Case Management
1 4 (28.57%) Global Marketing
1 4 (28.57%) Network Design
1 4 (28.57%) Presales
1 4 (28.57%) Product Management
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Adobe
1 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
1 4 (28.57%) Stonesoft
2 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Dell
2 2 (14.29%) F5
2 2 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) Ipanema Technologies
2 2 (14.29%) Juniper
2 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 1 (7.14%) Aruba
3 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto