Period
to 22 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 974 1030 1069
Rank change year-on-year +56 +39 -5
Permanent jobs citing Forcepoint 193 174 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.097% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.22% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 151 140 155
UK median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £37,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £73,750 £61,700
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +37.50% - -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 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 76,261 79,438 91,072
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.97% 44.46% 44.99%
Number of salaries quoted 59,396 62,569 74,189
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £74,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +2.38% +1.20% +3.75%

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 July 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 July 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 +56 183 £55,000 +15.79% 8
UK excluding London +31 147 £55,000 +37.50% 5
South East -10 57 £55,000 +37.50% 1
London +4 44 £55,000 -15.38% 3
Midlands +32 39 £72,500 +7.41% 1
West Midlands +49 31 £56,500 -16.30% 1
North of England +18 24 £60,000 +60.00% 1
North West +21 23 £77,500 +106.67%
East of England +20 22 £50,000 -
South West +21 12 £55,000 +22.22% 2
East Midlands +4 8 £77,500 +31.36%
Scotland -12 6 £38,250 -
Northern Ireland -6 2 £47,500 +35.71%
Yorkshire +14 1 £27,500 -28.57% 1

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 123 (63.73%) Cisco
2 108 (55.96%) WAN
3 105 (54.40%) LAN
4 90 (46.63%) VPN
5 80 (41.45%) Cisco Certification
6 78 (40.41%) SIEM
7 72 (37.31%) CCNP
7 72 (37.31%) WLAN
8 71 (36.79%) Load Balancing
8 71 (36.79%) Data Centre
9 66 (34.20%) Juniper
10 65 (33.68%) CheckPoint
11 60 (31.09%) Network Security
12 58 (30.05%) Firewall
13 56 (29.02%) Finance
13 56 (29.02%) Vulnerability Management
14 50 (25.91%) Office 365
15 48 (24.87%) MPLS
15 48 (24.87%) VLAN
15 48 (24.87%) Fortinet
16 47 (24.35%) CISSP
16 47 (24.35%) Cyberthreat
17 46 (23.83%) Presales
17 46 (23.83%) Windows
18 45 (23.32%) Information Security
18 45 (23.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 45 (23.32%) F5
19 44 (22.80%) Tufin
19 44 (22.80%) Malware Detection/Protection
19 44 (22.80%) Software Optimisation

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 21 (10.88%) MS Exchange
2 18 (9.33%) IIS
3 15 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (7.77%) SharePoint
4 11 (5.70%) Skype for Business
5 10 (5.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (5.18%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.66%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 50 (25.91%) Office 365
2 43 (22.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (18.65%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (17.62%) Mimecast
5 7 (3.63%) SaaS
6 6 (3.11%) OneDrive
7 5 (2.59%) IaaS
7 5 (2.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 108 (55.96%) WAN
2 105 (54.40%) LAN
3 90 (46.63%) VPN
4 72 (37.31%) WLAN
5 60 (31.09%) Network Security
6 58 (30.05%) Firewall
7 48 (24.87%) MPLS
7 48 (24.87%) VLAN
8 43 (22.28%) TCP/IP
9 36 (18.65%) DHCP
9 36 (18.65%) DNS
10 34 (17.62%) Cisco ASA
11 28 (14.51%) BGP
11 28 (14.51%) Intrusion Detection
11 28 (14.51%) OSPF
12 26 (13.47%) DKIM
12 26 (13.47%) DMARC
13 25 (12.95%) NetScaler
14 23 (11.92%) SAN
14 23 (11.92%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.59%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 56 (29.02%) Finance
2 6 (3.11%) Law
2 6 (3.11%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.59%) Back Office
3 5 (2.59%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.55%) Front Office
5 2 (1.04%) Legal
5 2 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (25.39%) Architect
2 44 (22.80%) Security Architect
2 44 (22.80%) Security Solutions Architect
2 44 (22.80%) Solutions Architect
3 43 (22.28%) Security Engineer
4 41 (21.24%) Analyst
5 38 (19.69%) Network Engineer
6 29 (15.03%) Information Architect
6 29 (15.03%) Information Security Architect
7 21 (10.88%) Security Analyst
8 17 (8.81%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (5.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 11 (5.70%) Network Analyst
9 11 (5.70%) Support Engineer
10 10 (5.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (5.18%) Security Support Engineer
11 8 (4.15%) Information Analyst
11 8 (4.15%) Information Security Analyst
11 8 (4.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (3.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.59%) Middleware
2 2 (1.04%) REST
3 1 (0.52%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.52%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 71 (36.79%) Data Centre
2 47 (24.35%) Cyberthreat
3 45 (23.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 26 (13.47%) PKI
5 22 (11.40%) Private Cloud
6 16 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (4.15%) Client/Server
7 8 (4.15%) Fintech
7 8 (4.15%) Security Operations Centre
8 7 (3.63%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.59%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (2.07%) Clustering
11 3 (1.55%) Blackberry
11 3 (1.55%) Cyber Defence
12 1 (0.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (23.83%) Windows
2 24 (12.44%) Linux
3 21 (10.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (9.33%) Windows Server
5 14 (7.25%) Windows 10
6 13 (6.74%) Unix
7 11 (5.70%) Windows 8
7 11 (5.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (4.15%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.59%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.59%) Solaris
10 1 (0.52%) Android
10 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (40.41%) SIEM
2 71 (36.79%) Load Balancing
3 56 (29.02%) Vulnerability Management
4 46 (23.83%) Presales
5 45 (23.32%) Information Security
6 44 (22.80%) Incident Management
6 44 (22.80%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 44 (22.80%) Software Optimisation
7 41 (21.24%) Cybersecurity
8 32 (16.58%) Data Loss Prevention
9 31 (16.06%) Risk Management
10 29 (15.03%) Data Security
10 29 (15.03%) Kalman Filter
10 29 (15.03%) Security Operations
11 27 (13.99%) Network Architecture
12 26 (13.47%) E-Commerce
12 26 (13.47%) Use Case
13 25 (12.95%) Capacity Planning
14 24 (12.44%) Service Management
15 22 (11.40%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.22%) SQL
2 9 (4.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 80 (41.45%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (37.31%) CCNP
3 47 (24.35%) CISSP
4 44 (22.80%) CCDP
5 30 (15.54%) CCNA
6 28 (14.51%) CISA
7 23 (11.92%) CISM
8 22 (11.40%) CCIE
9 20 (10.36%) SANS
10 18 (9.33%) CompTIA Security+
10 18 (9.33%) SSCP
11 16 (8.29%) CCSE
12 15 (7.77%) CSSLP
12 15 (7.77%) GIAC
12 15 (7.77%) IISP
12 15 (7.77%) ISSAP
12 15 (7.77%) JNCIP
13 5 (2.59%) TOGAF Certification
14 4 (2.07%) CEH
14 4 (2.07%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (5.70%) PCI DSS
3 8 (4.15%) SLA
4 2 (1.04%) GDPR
5 1 (0.52%) COBIT
5 1 (0.52%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (17.62%) Active Directory
2 25 (12.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.66%) VMware Server
4 8 (4.15%) ProxySG
5 6 (3.11%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (3.11%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.59%) XenApp
6 5 (2.59%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.07%) NFS
8 3 (1.55%) Firmware
9 1 (0.52%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 15 (7.77%) QRadar
2 11 (5.70%) SCCM
3 9 (4.66%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (4.15%) CSIRT
5 7 (3.63%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (3.11%) FortiGate
7 5 (2.59%) BladeLogic
7 5 (2.59%) Control-M
7 5 (2.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (2.07%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.55%) WSUS
10 1 (0.52%) Cacti
10 1 (0.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (0.52%) Iperf
10 1 (0.52%) Nmap
10 1 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.52%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 123 (63.73%) Cisco
2 66 (34.20%) Juniper
3 65 (33.68%) CheckPoint
4 48 (24.87%) Fortinet
5 45 (23.32%) F5
6 44 (22.80%) Tufin
7 42 (21.76%) Citrix
7 42 (21.76%) Microsoft
8 41 (21.24%) Blue Coat
9 39 (20.21%) SolarWinds
10 30 (15.54%) VMware
11 24 (12.44%) Symantec
11 24 (12.44%) Zscaler
12 23 (11.92%) Splunk
13 20 (10.36%) IBM
14 17 (8.81%) LogRhythm
15 13 (6.74%) McAfee
15 13 (6.74%) WorldPay
16 12 (6.22%) Dell
16 12 (6.22%) HP