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 3 months to 23 April 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
UK
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 770 849 863
Rank change year-on-year +79 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Forcepoint 95 113 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.24% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 75 74 99
Median salary £40,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.97% +3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,950 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% -  

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.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 38241 47558 52102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.01% 45.59% 47.01%
Number of salaries quoted 30698 38859 41759
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £71,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Forcepoint
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Forcepoint in the UK

Forcepoint
Top 30 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 3 months to 23 April 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
England +66 85 £42,000 -9.67% 8
South East +67 38 £40,000 -13.04%
London +42 28 £67,500 +35.00% 6
Berkshire +25 13 £45,000 -15.09%
Kent +25 10 £40,000 +10.34%
Maidstone +3 9 £40,000 -11.11%
City of London +44 8 £72,500 +14.62%
West Midlands +29 8 £67,500 +107.69%
Birmingham +25 8 £67,500 +80.00%
Oxfordshire - 8 £40,000 -
Leeds +24 7 £38,750 +29.16%
Yorkshire +21 7 £38,750 -6.06%
West Yorkshire +14 7 £38,750 +29.16%
Oxford - 7 £40,000 -
County Antrim - 6 £35,000 -
Belfast - 6 £35,000 -
Northern Ireland - 6 £35,000 -
Bracknell - 4 £38,000 -
Glasgow - 3 - -
Milton Keynes - 3 £40,000 -
Scotland - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £40,000 -
Surrey +40 2 £38,000 -33.91%
East Midlands +14 2 £59,000 +68.57%
Reading +5 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 £45,000 -
Camberley - 2 £38,000 -
Leicestershire - 2 £59,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £62,500 -
Durham - 1 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 123 (60.29%) Cisco
2 100 (49.02%) Windows
3 94 (46.08%) Firewall
4 70 (34.31%) CheckPoint
5 69 (33.82%) F5
6 64 (31.37%) Microsoft
7 58 (28.43%) Blue Coat
8 53 (25.98%) Active Directory
8 53 (25.98%) Windows Server
9 43 (21.08%) Juniper
9 43 (21.08%) Linux
9 43 (21.08%) VPN
9 43 (21.08%) Cisco ASA
10 42 (20.59%) Palo Alto
11 41 (20.10%) Network Security
12 40 (19.61%) SolarWinds
12 40 (19.61%) Intel Security
12 40 (19.61%) VMware
13 37 (18.14%) Wireless
14 36 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
15 35 (17.16%) LAN
15 35 (17.16%) WAN
16 34 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
17 33 (16.18%) Finance
18 32 (15.69%) Degree
19 30 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
19 30 (14.71%) SIEM
19 30 (14.71%) MS Exchange
20 25 (12.25%) Information Security
20 25 (12.25%) CISSP

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 30 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 23 (11.27%) Skype for Business
3 22 (10.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (4.41%) IIS
6 7 (3.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.47%) Apache
7 3 (1.47%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.98%) SAP Portal
8 2 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (10.78%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (2.45%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.96%) Acrobat
4 4 (1.96%) FrameMaker
4 4 (1.96%) Snagit
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) assyst
1 2 (0.98%) SAP CRM
1 2 (0.98%) SAP R/3
1 2 (0.98%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.84%) Mimecast
2 8 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.92%) Office 365
3 6 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.96%) Google Analytics
4 4 (1.96%) IaaS
4 4 (1.96%) PaaS
4 4 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (46.08%) Firewall
2 43 (21.08%) Cisco ASA
2 43 (21.08%) VPN
3 41 (20.10%) Network Security
4 37 (18.14%) Wireless
5 35 (17.16%) LAN
5 35 (17.16%) WAN
6 22 (10.78%) DNS
7 21 (10.29%) Cisco ISE
8 19 (9.31%) Cisco IOS
9 18 (8.82%) Cisco Wireless
9 18 (8.82%) MPLS
9 18 (8.82%) WAAS
10 16 (7.84%) Wireshark
11 15 (7.35%) OSPF
11 15 (7.35%) SAN
11 15 (7.35%) TCP/IP
12 14 (6.86%) SSL
13 13 (6.37%) DHCP
13 13 (6.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.92%) Hadoop
3 6 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.96%) Big Data
5 4 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.96%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.96%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (16.18%) Finance
2 10 (4.90%) Marketing
3 9 (4.41%) Advertising
3 9 (4.41%) Banking
4 7 (3.43%) Publishing
5 5 (2.45%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.45%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.96%) Legal
7 3 (1.47%) Law
7 3 (1.47%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.98%) Local Government
9 1 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (30.88%) Analyst
2 37 (18.14%) Security Analyst
3 28 (13.73%) Cisco Analyst
4 26 (12.75%) Network Analyst
5 22 (10.78%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 22 (10.78%) Network Engineer
6 20 (9.80%) Security Engineer
7 17 (8.33%) Consultant
8 15 (7.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 15 (7.35%) Technical Support
9 14 (6.86%) Architect
9 14 (6.86%) Server Analyst
9 14 (6.86%) Windows Server Analyst
10 13 (6.37%) Cisco Security Analyst
10 13 (6.37%) Presales Consultant
10 13 (6.37%) Support Analyst
11 12 (5.88%) Risk Analyst
11 12 (5.88%) Security Risk Analyst
11 12 (5.88%) Support Engineer
12 11 (5.39%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.43%) HTML
2 5 (2.45%) XML
3 4 (1.96%) CSS
3 4 (1.96%) Middleware
4 2 (0.98%) .NET
4 2 (0.98%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.49%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.49%) COM
5 1 (0.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.25%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.84%) Computer Science
2 16 (7.84%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (3.92%) Clustering
4 8 (3.92%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.94%) IVR
5 6 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.45%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.45%) Replication
7 4 (1.96%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.96%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (1.96%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.49%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.49%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.49%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 100 (49.02%) Windows
2 53 (25.98%) Windows Server
3 43 (21.08%) Linux
4 34 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (10.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (7.84%) Unix
7 14 (6.86%) Windows 7
8 9 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (4.41%) Windows XP
9 7 (3.43%) Solaris
10 4 (1.96%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.96%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.98%) Android
11 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.98%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.49%) Debian
12 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (14.71%) SIEM
2 25 (12.25%) Information Security
2 25 (12.25%) Presales
3 22 (10.78%) Kalman Filter
3 22 (10.78%) Risk Management
4 21 (10.29%) ITIL
4 21 (10.29%) Network Monitoring
5 20 (9.80%) Analytics
6 19 (9.31%) Cybersecurity
7 18 (8.82%) Security Operations
8 14 (6.86%) Project Management
9 12 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
9 12 (5.88%) Change Control
9 12 (5.88%) Change Management
9 12 (5.88%) Web Filtering
10 11 (5.39%) Business Continuity
10 11 (5.39%) CRM
11 10 (4.90%) Email Filtering
11 10 (4.90%) Penetration Testing
11 10 (4.90%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (9.31%) SQL
2 10 (4.90%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.94%) Perl
4 5 (2.45%) VB
5 4 (1.96%) Python
5 4 (1.96%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.47%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.47%) C
6 3 (1.47%) C++
6 3 (1.47%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.47%) PHP
7 1 (0.49%) Java
7 1 (0.49%) Ruby
7 1 (0.49%) Tcl
7 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (15.69%) Degree
3 25 (12.25%) CISSP
4 22 (10.78%) Security Cleared
5 20 (9.80%) CCNP
6 15 (7.35%) CCNA
6 15 (7.35%) CEH
7 14 (6.86%) CCSE
8 11 (5.39%) CISM
9 10 (4.90%) SC Cleared
10 9 (4.41%) SANS
11 7 (3.43%) CISA
11 7 (3.43%) MCSA
11 7 (3.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (3.43%) SSCP
11 7 (3.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (2.45%) CCIE
13 4 (1.96%) OSCP
13 4 (1.96%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (1.47%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (7.35%) SLA
3 14 (6.86%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.45%) QA
5 4 (1.96%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (1.96%) GDPR
6 2 (0.98%) GPG13
6 2 (0.98%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.49%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.49%) ISO27005
7 1 (0.49%) PMO
System Software
1 53 (25.98%) Active Directory
2 30 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.41%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.92%) Forefront TMG
4 8 (3.92%) Snort
4 8 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (3.92%) XenApp
5 6 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (2.94%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.96%) ISA Server
6 4 (1.96%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (1.96%) XenServer
7 3 (1.47%) Sendmail
7 3 (1.47%) UAG
7 3 (1.47%) vSphere
8 2 (0.98%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 9 (4.41%) McAfee ePO
1 9 (4.41%) Nessus
2 8 (3.92%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (3.92%) MIMEsweeper
3 7 (3.43%) SCCM
4 6 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (2.94%) RSA Security Analytics
4 6 (2.94%) WSUS
5 5 (2.45%) Backup Exec
5 5 (2.45%) EnCase
5 5 (2.45%) FortiGate
5 5 (2.45%) Nmap
5 5 (2.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (1.96%) BladeLogic
6 4 (1.96%) Control-M
6 4 (1.96%) MAILsweeper
6 4 (1.96%) Nagios
6 4 (1.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (1.96%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 123 (60.29%) Cisco
2 70 (34.31%) CheckPoint
3 69 (33.82%) F5
4 64 (31.37%) Microsoft
5 58 (28.43%) Blue Coat
6 43 (21.08%) Juniper
7 42 (20.59%) Palo Alto
8 40 (19.61%) Intel Security
8 40 (19.61%) SolarWinds
8 40 (19.61%) VMware
9 25 (12.25%) Fortinet
9 25 (12.25%) Sophos
10 24 (11.76%) Sourcefire
10 24 (11.76%) Symantec
11 23 (11.27%) ArcSight
11 23 (11.27%) HP
12 21 (10.29%) Aruba
13 19 (9.31%) CyberArk
13 19 (9.31%) Splunk
13 19 (9.31%) Tripwire
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