Period
to 26 May 2020

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 26 May 2020 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
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 846 980 989
Rank change year-on-year +134 +9 +7
Permanent jobs citing Forcepoint 54 114 206
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.079% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.19% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 48 108 180
Median annual salary £52,500 £54,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.67% +3.81% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,500 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £69,125 £70,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £53,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year -20.93% -2.27% +37.50%

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 37,984 61,107 76,560
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.50% 42.43% 44.05%
Number of salaries quoted 29,010 46,710 59,759
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

Forcepoint
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Forcepoint in the UK

Forcepoint
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Forcepoint.

Salary trend for Forcepoint in the UK

Forcepoint
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Forcepoint over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Forcepoint in the UK

Forcepoint
Top 12 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 26 May 2020. 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 +159 53 £52,500 -1.87% 3
UK excluding London +105 30 £42,500 -20.93% 3
London +171 24 £60,000 +10.09% 1
South East +108 15 £50,000 +5.26%
North of England +108 10 £36,983 -26.04% 1
North West +82 5 £40,000 -0.62%
North East - 5 £35,000 -
Midlands +50 2 £55,909 -2.77% 1
West Midlands +33 2 £55,909 -2.77% 1
East of England +78 1 £32,500 -40.91%
South West +64 1 £55,000 +22.22%
Scotland +57 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, 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 40 (74.07%) Firewall
2 28 (51.85%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (46.30%) Cisco
4 22 (40.74%) ITIL
5 21 (38.89%) Windows
6 20 (37.04%) IPsec
7 19 (35.19%) LAN
7 19 (35.19%) WAN
7 19 (35.19%) BGP
7 19 (35.19%) OSPF
8 18 (33.33%) CCNP
8 18 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
8 18 (33.33%) Web Filtering
9 17 (31.48%) Data Centre
9 17 (31.48%) F5
9 17 (31.48%) Degree
10 16 (29.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 16 (29.63%) SolarWinds
10 16 (29.63%) Palo Alto
10 16 (29.63%) DHCP
10 16 (29.63%) VPN
10 16 (29.63%) DNS
11 15 (27.78%) CCNA
11 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
11 15 (27.78%) CISSP
11 15 (27.78%) SAN
11 15 (27.78%) Wireless
11 15 (27.78%) Information Security
12 14 (25.93%) Windows Server
12 14 (25.93%) Network Security

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 9 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 7 (12.96%) IIS
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.22%) Office 365
2 10 (18.52%) Azure
3 9 (16.67%) AWS
4 6 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.70%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 40 (74.07%) Firewall
2 20 (37.04%) IPsec
3 19 (35.19%) BGP
3 19 (35.19%) LAN
3 19 (35.19%) OSPF
3 19 (35.19%) WAN
4 16 (29.63%) DHCP
4 16 (29.63%) DNS
4 16 (29.63%) VPN
5 15 (27.78%) SAN
5 15 (27.78%) Wireless
6 14 (25.93%) Network Security
7 13 (24.07%) Cisco Nexus
7 13 (24.07%) SSL
7 13 (24.07%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (22.22%) FCoE
9 11 (20.37%) DSL
9 11 (20.37%) Junos
9 11 (20.37%) MPLS
9 11 (20.37%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (22.22%) Finance
2 10 (18.52%) Law
3 6 (11.11%) Banking
4 4 (7.41%) Games
5 1 (1.85%) Automotive
5 1 (1.85%) Housing Association
5 1 (1.85%) Legal
5 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (40.74%) Network Engineer
2 12 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
2 12 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 9 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Consultant
5 6 (11.11%) Security Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Juniper Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Team Leader
7 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Security Consultant
7 4 (7.41%) Support Team Leader
8 3 (5.56%) Information Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) IT Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 17 (31.48%) Data Centre
2 13 (24.07%) Management Information System
3 11 (20.37%) PKI
4 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (3.70%) BYOD
6 2 (3.70%) Driving Licence
6 2 (3.70%) Replication
6 2 (3.70%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (1.85%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.85%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.89%) Windows
2 14 (25.93%) Windows Server
3 10 (18.52%) Linux
3 10 (18.52%) Unix
4 5 (9.26%) Windows 10
5 4 (7.41%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) ITIL
2 18 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 18 (33.33%) Web Filtering
3 15 (27.78%) Information Security
4 13 (24.07%) Computer Science
5 12 (22.22%) Data Security
5 12 (22.22%) Load Balancing
5 12 (22.22%) SIEM
6 11 (20.37%) Change Management
6 11 (20.37%) Data Loss Prevention
6 11 (20.37%) Incident Management
7 10 (18.52%) Adaptive Security
7 10 (18.52%) Information Management
7 10 (18.52%) Mathematics
7 10 (18.52%) WAN Optimisation
8 7 (12.96%) Change Control
8 7 (12.96%) Problem Management
9 6 (11.11%) Migration
9 6 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.85%) Perl
2 1 (1.85%) Python
2 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (51.85%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (33.33%) CCNP
3 17 (31.48%) Degree
4 15 (27.78%) CCNA
4 15 (27.78%) CISSP
5 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (16.67%) CISM
7 8 (14.81%) MCSE
8 6 (11.11%) CISMP
9 5 (9.26%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (9.26%) GIAC
9 5 (9.26%) IISP
9 5 (9.26%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (7.41%) CCSA
10 4 (7.41%) CEH
10 4 (7.41%) SSCP
11 2 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (3.70%) MCITP
11 2 (3.70%) MCSA
11 2 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (29.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (20.37%) GDPR
3 7 (12.96%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (11.11%) PCI DSS
4 6 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (9.26%) SLA
6 1 (1.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (1.85%) FedRAMP
6 1 (1.85%) FISMA
System Software
1 12 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.70%) DFS Replication
3 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.70%) vSphere
4 1 (1.85%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (22.22%) Cisco Prime
2 10 (18.52%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (9.26%) SCCM
4 4 (7.41%) CASB
5 3 (5.56%) SCOM
6 2 (3.70%) MobiControl
6 2 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (3.70%) PowerCLI
6 2 (3.70%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (3.70%) Terraform
6 2 (3.70%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.85%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.85%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (1.85%) Nessus
7 1 (1.85%) NetMRI
7 1 (1.85%) Nmap
7 1 (1.85%) Stealthwatch
7 1 (1.85%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (46.30%) Cisco
2 17 (31.48%) F5
3 16 (29.63%) Palo Alto
3 16 (29.63%) SolarWinds
4 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 14 (25.93%) Barracuda Networks
6 13 (24.07%) Juniper
6 13 (24.07%) McAfee
7 7 (12.96%) Symantec
8 6 (11.11%) AlienVault
8 6 (11.11%) CheckPoint
8 6 (11.11%) Citrix
8 6 (11.11%) Qualys
8 6 (11.11%) Trustwave
9 5 (9.26%) VMware
10 4 (7.41%) Apple
10 4 (7.41%) HP
10 4 (7.41%) Proofpoint
10 4 (7.41%) Sophos
11 3 (5.56%) Splunk