Period
to 22 September 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 September 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
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 981 1056 1037
Rank change year-on-year +75 -19 +33
Permanent jobs citing Forcepoint 175 135 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.076% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.17% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 127 111 169
UK median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £34,783 £31,250 £32,700
90th Percentile £78,750 £73,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +29.41% +11.84% -10.59%

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.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 71,672 78,770 85,454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.05% 44.58% 44.05%
Number of salaries quoted 55,495 60,964 69,291
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

Forcepoint
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Forcepoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Forcepoint in the UK

Forcepoint
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Forcepoint in the UK

Forcepoint
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Forcepoint over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Forcepoint in the UK

Forcepoint
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Forcepoint within the UK over the 6 months to 22 September 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
England +81 168 £55,000 +15.79% 25
UK excluding London +61 139 £55,000 +29.41% 22
Midlands +61 38 £67,500 +14.41% 3
London +35 34 £57,500 -11.54% 4
East of England +32 32 £50,000 -
North of England +43 31 £42,500 +13.33% 6
West Midlands +57 30 £57,500 +91.67% 3
South East -12 29 £55,000 +29.41% 8
North West +32 25 £42,500 +30.77% 4
South West +24 11 £55,000 +22.22% 4
East Midlands +11 8 £77,500 +31.36%
Scotland - 5 £38,500 - 1
Yorkshire +32 4 £33,750 -10.00% 1
North East -14 2 £25,000 -25.93% 1

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 101 (57.71%) Cisco
2 82 (46.86%) SIEM
3 72 (41.14%) WAN
4 70 (40.00%) LAN
5 68 (38.86%) Data Centre
6 65 (37.14%) VPN
7 63 (36.00%) Network Security
8 61 (34.86%) Office 365
9 59 (33.71%) Juniper
9 59 (33.71%) Firewall
10 57 (32.57%) Vulnerability Management
11 56 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
12 54 (30.86%) Load Balancing
13 53 (30.29%) CCNP
14 51 (29.14%) CheckPoint
15 50 (28.57%) CISSP
16 49 (28.00%) Information Security
17 48 (27.43%) Microsoft
17 48 (27.43%) WLAN
18 43 (24.57%) Cybersecurity
18 43 (24.57%) Data Loss Prevention
19 40 (22.86%) Symantec
19 40 (22.86%) Windows
19 40 (22.86%) Fortinet
20 38 (21.71%) Incident Management
20 38 (21.71%) Presales
21 37 (21.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
21 37 (21.14%) Security Operations
22 36 (20.57%) Malware Detection/Protection
22 36 (20.57%) Cyberthreat

Forcepoint
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 13 (7.43%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.71%) IIS
3 4 (2.29%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (1.71%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.14%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (3.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (3.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 61 (34.86%) Office 365
2 35 (20.00%) Mimecast
3 25 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.29%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.14%) SaaS
7 1 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 72 (41.14%) WAN
2 70 (40.00%) LAN
3 65 (37.14%) VPN
4 63 (36.00%) Network Security
5 59 (33.71%) Firewall
6 48 (27.43%) WLAN
7 30 (17.14%) DKIM
7 30 (17.14%) DMARC
8 28 (16.00%) DHCP
8 28 (16.00%) DNS
8 28 (16.00%) TCP/IP
9 27 (15.43%) Cisco ASA
9 27 (15.43%) OSPF
10 25 (14.29%) BGP
11 22 (12.57%) Sourcefire
12 21 (12.00%) VLAN
13 20 (11.43%) MPLS
13 20 (11.43%) SNMP
14 16 (9.14%) Wireless
15 15 (8.57%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.43%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 36 (20.57%) Finance
2 5 (2.86%) Back Office
2 5 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.71%) Banking
3 3 (1.71%) Front Office
3 3 (1.71%) Law
3 3 (1.71%) Legal
4 2 (1.14%) Advertising
4 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.14%) Retail
5 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (28.00%) Security Engineer
2 44 (25.14%) Analyst
3 36 (20.57%) Architect
3 36 (20.57%) Security Architect
3 36 (20.57%) Security Solutions Architect
3 36 (20.57%) Solutions Architect
4 29 (16.57%) Information Architect
4 29 (16.57%) Information Security Architect
5 28 (16.00%) Network Engineer
6 26 (14.86%) Security Analyst
7 15 (8.57%) Senior Analyst
8 11 (6.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 9 (5.14%) Cisco Engineer
9 9 (5.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 9 (5.14%) Network Analyst
10 8 (4.57%) Information Analyst
10 8 (4.57%) Information Security Analyst
10 8 (4.57%) Senior Network Engineer
10 8 (4.57%) Support Engineer
11 7 (4.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.14%) REST
2 1 (0.57%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.57%) LDAP
2 1 (0.57%) Middleware
2 1 (0.57%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 68 (38.86%) Data Centre
2 37 (21.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 36 (20.57%) Cyberthreat
4 30 (17.14%) PKI
5 17 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (5.71%) Security Operations Centre
7 8 (4.57%) Management Information System
8 7 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (2.86%) Fintech
9 5 (2.86%) Private Cloud
9 5 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (1.14%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.57%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.57%) Cyberattack
11 1 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 40 (22.86%) Windows
2 19 (10.86%) Linux
3 16 (9.14%) Unix
4 10 (5.71%) Windows 10
4 10 (5.71%) Windows Server
4 10 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (4.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (4.00%) Windows 8
7 5 (2.86%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (46.86%) SIEM
2 57 (32.57%) Vulnerability Management
3 54 (30.86%) Load Balancing
4 49 (28.00%) Information Security
5 43 (24.57%) Cybersecurity
5 43 (24.57%) Data Loss Prevention
6 38 (21.71%) Incident Management
6 38 (21.71%) Presales
7 37 (21.14%) Security Operations
8 36 (20.57%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 36 (20.57%) Software Optimisation
9 30 (17.14%) Use Case
10 29 (16.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 24 (13.71%) Kalman Filter
12 21 (12.00%) Service Delivery
13 19 (10.86%) ITIL
13 19 (10.86%) Proactive Monitoring
14 18 (10.29%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (10.29%) E-Commerce
15 14 (8.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.71%) SQL
2 6 (3.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 56 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (30.29%) CCNP
3 50 (28.57%) CISSP
4 36 (20.57%) CCDP
5 25 (14.29%) SANS
6 24 (13.71%) CISA
6 24 (13.71%) CISM
6 24 (13.71%) SSCP
7 22 (12.57%) CompTIA Security+
8 21 (12.00%) GIAC
9 13 (7.43%) CCNA
10 12 (6.86%) CSSLP
11 8 (4.57%) ISSAP
11 8 (4.57%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (4.00%) CCSE
12 7 (4.00%) IISP
12 7 (4.00%) JNCIP
13 5 (2.86%) CCIE
13 5 (2.86%) CEH
14 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (6.29%) PCI DSS
3 8 (4.57%) GDPR
3 8 (4.57%) SLA
4 3 (1.71%) COBIT
5 1 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.57%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.57%) GPG13
5 1 (0.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.57%) QA
5 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (18.29%) Active Directory
2 22 (12.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.14%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.43%) XenApp
5 5 (2.86%) NFS
5 5 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.86%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.29%) ProxySG
7 2 (1.14%) Firmware
8 1 (0.57%) Snort
8 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.57%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 22 (12.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 14 (8.00%) FortiGate
2 14 (8.00%) SCCM
3 12 (6.86%) CASB
4 9 (5.14%) QRadar
5 6 (3.43%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (2.86%) CSIRT
6 5 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (2.86%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 4 (2.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (1.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (1.14%) Trend Micro Deep Security
8 2 (1.14%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.57%) Iperf
9 1 (0.57%) Nessus
9 1 (0.57%) Nmap
9 1 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 101 (57.71%) Cisco
2 59 (33.71%) Juniper
3 51 (29.14%) CheckPoint
4 48 (27.43%) Microsoft
5 40 (22.86%) Fortinet
5 40 (22.86%) Symantec
6 36 (20.57%) Tufin
7 29 (16.57%) McAfee
8 27 (15.43%) Citrix
9 26 (14.86%) F5
10 22 (12.57%) VMware
11 20 (11.43%) IBM
11 20 (11.43%) Sophos
12 15 (8.57%) SolarWinds
13 14 (8.00%) Blue Coat
14 13 (7.43%) Splunk
15 12 (6.86%) HP
16 11 (6.29%) LogRhythm
16 11 (6.29%) WorldPay
17 10 (5.71%) Arista