Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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 > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 494 554 500
Rank change year-on-year +60 -54 +26
Permanent jobs citing Forcepoint 61 44 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.20% 0.13% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 0.27% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 50 36 98
South East median annual salary £35,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.43% -22.22% +2.27%
10th Percentile £31,250 £22,625 £33,425
90th Percentile £72,500 £55,000 £55,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 13987 16554 21154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 45.45% 47.03% 50.09%
Number of salaries quoted 11082 13319 17251
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +42 25 £32,500 -18.75%
Berkshire +49 24 £32,500 -35.00%
Surrey +16 12 £47,500 +15.86% 1
M4 Corridor - 12 £65,000 -
Kent +4 4 £36,000 +9.09%
West Sussex +3 4 £47,500 -
Hampshire - 4 £32,500 -
Oxfordshire -10 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Forcepoint
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 49 (80.33%) Windows
2 45 (73.77%) Cisco
3 44 (72.13%) Juniper
4 43 (70.49%) Microsoft
4 43 (70.49%) F5
5 42 (68.85%) SQL
6 36 (59.02%) VMware
7 34 (55.74%) VMware ESXi
7 34 (55.74%) Windows Server
8 32 (52.46%) vCenter Server
8 32 (52.46%) Clustering
9 31 (50.82%) SQL Server
9 31 (50.82%) MS Exchange
10 30 (49.18%) Veritas
10 30 (49.18%) Symantec
10 30 (49.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 30 (49.18%) Backup Exec
10 30 (49.18%) Altiris
10 30 (49.18%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 30 (49.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 30 (49.18%) Exchange Server 2010
10 30 (49.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 30 (49.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 30 (49.18%) Exchange Server 2013
10 30 (49.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 22 (36.07%) DNS
12 19 (31.15%) Linux
13 18 (29.51%) SSL
13 18 (29.51%) Computer Science
14 17 (27.87%) Firewall

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 31 (50.82%) MS Exchange
2 30 (49.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 30 (49.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.64%) Moodle
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (36.07%) DNS
2 18 (29.51%) SSL
3 17 (27.87%) Firewall
4 16 (26.23%) TCP/IP
5 13 (21.31%) WAN
6 12 (19.67%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (19.67%) LAN
6 12 (19.67%) Wireshark
7 11 (18.03%) HTTP
7 11 (18.03%) SMTP
7 11 (18.03%) tcpdump
8 10 (16.39%) SAN
9 9 (14.75%) DHCP
9 9 (14.75%) Unified Communications
10 8 (13.11%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (11.48%) 4G
11 7 (11.48%) FCoE
11 7 (11.48%) IPsec
11 7 (11.48%) Junos
11 7 (11.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (50.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (18.03%) Burp Suite
1 11 (18.03%) IDA Disassembler
1 11 (18.03%) OllyDbg
1 11 (18.03%) WinDbg
General
1 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (47.54%) Support Engineer
2 15 (24.59%) Technical Support
2 15 (24.59%) VMware Engineer
3 14 (22.95%) Analyst
3 14 (22.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (21.31%) Technical Engineer
4 13 (21.31%) Technical Support Engineer
5 12 (19.67%) VMware Support Engineer
6 11 (18.03%) Malware Analyst
6 11 (18.03%) Malware Engineer
7 10 (16.39%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (16.39%) Infrastructure Support
7 10 (16.39%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 10 (16.39%) Network Engineer
8 9 (14.75%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 8 (13.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (13.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 7 (11.48%) Juniper Engineer
10 7 (11.48%) Senior Network Engineer
11 6 (9.84%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.03%) .NET
1 11 (18.03%) Regular Expression
2 2 (3.28%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 32 (52.46%) Clustering
2 18 (29.51%) Computer Science
3 11 (18.03%) Blog
3 11 (18.03%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 11 (18.03%) Cyberthreat
4 9 (14.75%) Data Centre
5 7 (11.48%) Management Information System
5 7 (11.48%) PKI
6 1 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.64%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 49 (80.33%) Windows
2 34 (55.74%) Windows Server
3 30 (49.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (31.15%) Linux
5 7 (11.48%) Unix
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.03%) Malware Analysis
1 11 (18.03%) Malware Reverse Engineering
1 11 (18.03%) Open Source
1 11 (18.03%) OSINT
1 11 (18.03%) Reverse Engineering
1 11 (18.03%) Technical Analysis
1 11 (18.03%) Time Management
2 9 (14.75%) ITIL
2 9 (14.75%) Kalman Filter
2 9 (14.75%) Web Filtering
3 8 (13.11%) Load Balancing
3 8 (13.11%) Network Design
4 7 (11.48%) Adaptive Security
4 7 (11.48%) Change Control
4 7 (11.48%) Information Management
4 7 (11.48%) Mathematics
4 7 (11.48%) Operations Management
4 7 (11.48%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (3.28%) Patch Management
5 2 (3.28%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 42 (68.85%) SQL
2 15 (24.59%) PowerShell
3 11 (18.03%) C
3 11 (18.03%) C++
3 11 (18.03%) Java
3 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
3 11 (18.03%) Perl
3 11 (18.03%) PHP
3 11 (18.03%) Python
3 11 (18.03%) Ruby
4 2 (3.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (49.18%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 30 (49.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 17 (27.87%) Security Cleared
3 11 (18.03%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (16.39%) Degree
5 4 (6.56%) CCIE
6 3 (4.92%) CCNA
6 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.28%) MCSE
8 1 (1.64%) CCNP
8 1 (1.64%) CCSE
8 1 (1.64%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (55.74%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (9.84%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.92%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.28%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (3.28%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (52.46%) vCenter Server
2 30 (49.18%) Backup Exec
2 30 (49.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 30 (49.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 30 (49.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (11.48%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (11.48%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (3.28%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (3.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (73.77%) Cisco
2 44 (72.13%) Juniper
3 43 (70.49%) F5
3 43 (70.49%) Microsoft
4 36 (59.02%) VMware
5 30 (49.18%) Altiris
5 30 (49.18%) Symantec
5 30 (49.18%) Veritas
6 8 (13.11%) Palo Alto
6 8 (13.11%) SolarWinds
7 7 (11.48%) Barracuda Networks
8 5 (8.20%) Blue Coat
9 4 (6.56%) CheckPoint
10 3 (4.92%) Citrix
10 3 (4.92%) Veeam
11 2 (3.28%) Amdocs
11 2 (3.28%) BMC
11 2 (3.28%) Capita
11 2 (3.28%) Nimsoft
11 2 (3.28%) Remedy