Period
to 19 February 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 19 February 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
England > South East
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 476 497 523
Rank change year-on-year +21 +26 -2
Permanent jobs citing Forcepoint 71 66 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.23% 0.21% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 0.45% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 57 47 94
South East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -22.22% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £24,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £42,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17% +2.22%

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 the South East.

All Vendors
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 14,192 14,790 20,636
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 45.10% 47.63% 50.03%
Number of salaries quoted 11,235 11,901 17,110
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Forcepoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Forcepoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Forcepoint in the South East

Forcepoint
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Forcepoint in the South East

Forcepoint
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Forcepoint in the South East over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Forcepoint in the South East

Forcepoint
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Forcepoint within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 February 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
Thames Valley +22 38 £33,000 -17.50% 4
Berkshire +19 37 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Kent +15 16 £55,000 +57.14% 3
Surrey +3 8 £37,500 -8.54% 1
Hampshire - 4 £32,500 -
West Sussex - 2 £72,500 -
Oxfordshire -23 1 £45,000 +12.50% 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £65,000 -
Forcepoint
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 South East region with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 66 (92.96%) Cisco
2 54 (76.06%) Juniper
3 52 (73.24%) F5
4 40 (56.34%) Windows
5 37 (52.11%) Windows Server
6 36 (50.70%) VMware
7 35 (49.30%) Microsoft
8 34 (47.89%) vCenter Server
8 34 (47.89%) VMware ESXi
9 33 (46.48%) MS Exchange
9 33 (46.48%) SQL
9 33 (46.48%) SQL Server
9 33 (46.48%) Symantec
10 32 (45.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 32 (45.07%) Veritas
10 32 (45.07%) Clustering
10 32 (45.07%) Backup Exec
10 32 (45.07%) Altiris
10 32 (45.07%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 32 (45.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 32 (45.07%) Exchange Server 2010
10 32 (45.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (45.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 32 (45.07%) Exchange Server 2013
10 32 (45.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 30 (42.25%) Cisco Certification
11 30 (42.25%) WAN
12 29 (40.85%) LAN
13 26 (36.62%) VPN
14 25 (35.21%) Load Balancing

Forcepoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 33 (46.48%) MS Exchange
2 32 (45.07%) Exchange Server 2010
2 32 (45.07%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (16.90%) IIS
4 1 (1.41%) Moodle
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (29.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (14.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (42.25%) WAN
2 29 (40.85%) LAN
3 26 (36.62%) VPN
4 24 (33.80%) MPLS
5 22 (30.99%) VLAN
5 22 (30.99%) WLAN
6 21 (29.58%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (25.35%) Network Security
8 17 (23.94%) TCP/IP
9 16 (22.54%) DNS
10 14 (19.72%) BGP
10 14 (19.72%) DHCP
10 14 (19.72%) Ethernet
10 14 (19.72%) OSPF
10 14 (19.72%) SSL
11 13 (18.31%) Firewall
11 13 (18.31%) Wireshark
12 12 (16.90%) FWSM
12 12 (16.90%) SNMP
13 11 (15.49%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (46.48%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (15.49%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (46.48%) Support Engineer
2 23 (32.39%) VMware Engineer
3 21 (29.58%) VMware Support Engineer
4 14 (19.72%) Technical Support
5 13 (18.31%) 2nd Line Support
5 13 (18.31%) Architect
5 13 (18.31%) Network Engineer
5 13 (18.31%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (16.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (16.90%) Security Architect
6 12 (16.90%) Security Solutions Architect
7 11 (15.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 11 (15.49%) Technical Engineer
7 11 (15.49%) Technical Support Engineer
8 10 (14.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (14.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 10 (14.08%) Infrastructure Support
8 10 (14.08%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 9 (12.68%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 9 (12.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 32 (45.07%) Clustering
2 14 (19.72%) Data Centre
3 12 (16.90%) Cyberthreat
3 12 (16.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (14.08%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.82%) PKI
6 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.41%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 40 (56.34%) Windows
2 37 (52.11%) Windows Server
3 32 (45.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.63%) Linux
5 2 (2.82%) Unix
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.21%) Load Balancing
2 16 (22.54%) ITIL
2 16 (22.54%) Network Design
3 12 (16.90%) Change Management
3 12 (16.90%) E-Commerce
3 12 (16.90%) Incident Management
3 12 (16.90%) ITIL V3
3 12 (16.90%) Kalman Filter
3 12 (16.90%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 12 (16.90%) Presales
3 12 (16.90%) Problem Management
3 12 (16.90%) SIEM
3 12 (16.90%) Software Optimisation
3 12 (16.90%) Vulnerability Management
4 10 (14.08%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (14.08%) Data Security
4 10 (14.08%) Network Architecture
4 10 (14.08%) Risk Management
4 10 (14.08%) Service Management
5 9 (12.68%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 33 (46.48%) SQL
2 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (45.07%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 32 (45.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 30 (42.25%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (32.39%) CCNP
4 15 (21.13%) CCNA
5 13 (18.31%) CCSE
5 13 (18.31%) CISSP
6 12 (16.90%) CCDP
6 12 (16.90%) CCIE
6 12 (16.90%) IISP
6 12 (16.90%) ISSAP
6 12 (16.90%) JNCIP
7 8 (11.27%) Security Cleared
8 7 (9.86%) Degree
9 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
10 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.41%) CEH
11 1 (1.41%) CISA
11 1 (1.41%) MCP
11 1 (1.41%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.82%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (47.89%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (7.04%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.82%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 34 (47.89%) vCenter Server
2 32 (45.07%) Backup Exec
2 32 (45.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 32 (45.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 32 (45.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 12 (16.90%) QRadar
4 2 (2.82%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (2.82%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.82%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 66 (92.96%) Cisco
2 54 (76.06%) Juniper
3 52 (73.24%) F5
4 36 (50.70%) VMware
5 35 (49.30%) Microsoft
6 33 (46.48%) Symantec
7 32 (45.07%) Altiris
7 32 (45.07%) Veritas
8 18 (25.35%) Blue Coat
8 18 (25.35%) CheckPoint
9 14 (19.72%) IBM
10 13 (18.31%) Fortinet
10 13 (18.31%) SolarWinds
11 12 (16.90%) LogRhythm
11 12 (16.90%) Splunk
11 12 (16.90%) Tufin
12 11 (15.49%) Citrix
13 4 (5.63%) Palo Alto
13 4 (5.63%) Veeam
14 2 (2.82%) Barracuda Networks