Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1000 965 1043
Rank change year-on-year -35 +78 -18
Permanent jobs citing Forcepoint 185 197 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.26% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 148 158 180
UK median annual salary £50,000 £43,250 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.61% -6.49% +2.78%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,875 £28,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,125 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -3.41%

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 79,290 74,890 93,423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.85% 44.06% 45.64%
Number of salaries quoted 62,500 60,358 76,374
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +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 26 April 2018.

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 April 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 -10 179 £50,000 +11.11% 19
UK excluding London -63 114 £42,500 +6.25% 19
South East -3 78 £42,500 +6.25% 3
London -4 70 £52,500 -12.50% 4
West Midlands +16 27 £41,000 -39.26% 2
Midlands +7 27 £41,000 -39.26% 2
North of England -4 10 £30,000 -25.00% 6
North West -6 10 £30,000 -33.33% 5
East of England -28 8 £50,000 -4.76% 2
South West - 7 £55,000 - 2
Northern Ireland +1 3 £42,500 +30.77%
Scotland -41 2 £30,000 - 4

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 (54.59%) Cisco
2 81 (43.78%) WAN
3 78 (42.16%) Windows
4 77 (41.62%) LAN
5 72 (38.92%) Microsoft
6 69 (37.30%) Cisco Certification
7 66 (35.68%) CISSP
8 64 (34.59%) VPN
9 62 (33.51%) Juniper
9 62 (33.51%) Microsoft Azure
10 60 (32.43%) F5
11 57 (30.81%) SIEM
12 55 (29.73%) Finance
13 54 (29.19%) Firewall
14 51 (27.57%) Office 365
15 50 (27.03%) VLAN
16 49 (26.49%) Load Balancing
16 49 (26.49%) MPLS
16 49 (26.49%) CCNP
17 48 (25.95%) TCP/IP
18 47 (25.41%) Blue Coat
19 46 (24.86%) VMware
19 46 (24.86%) DNS
20 45 (24.32%) WLAN
20 45 (24.32%) DHCP
21 44 (23.78%) Symantec
21 44 (23.78%) Windows Server
22 43 (23.24%) Data Centre
22 43 (23.24%) Cybersecurity
23 41 (22.16%) Data Loss Prevention

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 40 (21.62%) MS Exchange
2 34 (18.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 34 (18.38%) IIS
3 30 (16.22%) SharePoint
4 28 (15.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (8.11%) Skype for Business
6 9 (4.86%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (6.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (4.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 62 (33.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (27.57%) Office 365
3 36 (19.46%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (17.84%) Mimecast
5 17 (9.19%) OneDrive
6 8 (4.32%) SaaS
7 5 (2.70%) IaaS
7 5 (2.70%) PaaS
8 3 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 81 (43.78%) WAN
2 77 (41.62%) LAN
3 64 (34.59%) VPN
4 54 (29.19%) Firewall
5 50 (27.03%) VLAN
6 49 (26.49%) MPLS
7 48 (25.95%) TCP/IP
8 46 (24.86%) DNS
9 45 (24.32%) DHCP
9 45 (24.32%) WLAN
10 36 (19.46%) Cisco ASA
11 35 (18.92%) Network Security
12 30 (16.22%) Intrusion Detection
13 24 (12.97%) BGP
13 24 (12.97%) DKIM
13 24 (12.97%) NetScaler
13 24 (12.97%) OSPF
13 24 (12.97%) SAN
13 24 (12.97%) SSL
13 24 (12.97%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.62%) Data Mining
2 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 55 (29.73%) Finance
2 8 (4.32%) Banking
3 7 (3.78%) Law
4 6 (3.24%) Financial Institution
4 6 (3.24%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.16%) Front Office
6 3 (1.62%) Back Office
6 3 (1.62%) Publishing
6 3 (1.62%) Retail
7 2 (1.08%) Legal
8 1 (0.54%) Electronics
8 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (20.54%) Security Engineer
2 30 (16.22%) Analyst
3 28 (15.14%) Architect
3 28 (15.14%) Network Engineer
4 24 (12.97%) Support Engineer
5 23 (12.43%) Solutions Architect
6 22 (11.89%) Security Architect
6 22 (11.89%) Security Solutions Architect
7 16 (8.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (8.65%) VMware Engineer
8 15 (8.11%) Security Analyst
8 15 (8.11%) VMware Support Engineer
9 12 (6.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 12 (6.49%) Administrator
9 12 (6.49%) IT Administrator
10 10 (5.41%) Network Analyst
10 10 (5.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (4.86%) Security Support Engineer
11 9 (4.86%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (4.32%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.70%) Middleware
2 2 (1.08%) REST
3 1 (0.54%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 43 (23.24%) Data Centre
2 26 (14.05%) PKI
3 25 (13.51%) Cyberthreat
3 25 (13.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 23 (12.43%) Private Cloud
5 19 (10.27%) Clustering
6 12 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (6.49%) Client/Server
7 10 (5.41%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.62%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.62%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (1.62%) Fintech
8 3 (1.62%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 78 (42.16%) Windows
2 44 (23.78%) Windows Server
3 29 (15.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (12.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (8.65%) Linux
6 9 (4.86%) Unix
6 9 (4.86%) Windows 10
6 9 (4.86%) Windows 8
7 7 (3.78%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (2.70%) Solaris
9 2 (1.08%) Android
9 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.08%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (30.81%) SIEM
2 49 (26.49%) Load Balancing
3 43 (23.24%) Cybersecurity
4 41 (22.16%) Data Loss Prevention
5 40 (21.62%) Kalman Filter
6 39 (21.08%) ITIL
7 38 (20.54%) Vulnerability Management
8 33 (17.84%) Data Security
9 32 (17.30%) Change Management
10 30 (16.22%) Risk Management
11 29 (15.68%) ITIL V3
12 28 (15.14%) Network Architecture
13 27 (14.59%) Information Security
14 26 (14.05%) Capacity Planning
15 25 (13.51%) E-Commerce
15 25 (13.51%) Presales
16 23 (12.43%) Network Design
16 23 (12.43%) Problem Management
16 23 (12.43%) Security Operations
16 23 (12.43%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.51%) SQL
2 21 (11.35%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.32%) Bash Shell
3 8 (4.32%) Bourne shell
3 8 (4.32%) C#
3 8 (4.32%) Korn
3 8 (4.32%) Perl
3 8 (4.32%) Python
3 8 (4.32%) Ruby
4 1 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 69 (37.30%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (35.68%) CISSP
3 49 (26.49%) CCNP
4 38 (20.54%) CCNA
5 37 (20.00%) CISA
6 35 (18.92%) CISM
7 28 (15.14%) GIAC
8 24 (12.97%) SANS
8 24 (12.97%) SSCP
9 23 (12.43%) CCIE
9 23 (12.43%) CCSE
9 23 (12.43%) CompTIA Security+
10 22 (11.89%) CCDP
11 21 (11.35%) IISP
11 21 (11.35%) ISSAP
11 21 (11.35%) JNCIP
12 20 (10.81%) CSSLP
13 16 (8.65%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 16 (8.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (4.86%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.32%) GDPR
2 8 (4.32%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.16%) SLA
4 3 (1.62%) COBIT
4 3 (1.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (1.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 33 (17.84%) Active Directory
2 24 (12.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (10.81%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (6.49%) VMware Server
5 7 (3.78%) ProxySG
6 5 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (2.16%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.62%) Firmware
8 3 (1.62%) VMware NSX
8 3 (1.62%) XenApp
8 3 (1.62%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.08%) Snort
Systems Management
1 23 (12.43%) QRadar
2 20 (10.81%) Backup Exec
3 16 (8.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 16 (8.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 16 (8.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 16 (8.65%) vCenter Server
4 12 (6.49%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (6.49%) SCCM
5 7 (3.78%) CSIRT
5 7 (3.78%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (2.70%) BladeLogic
6 5 (2.70%) Control-M
6 5 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (1.62%) Cacti
7 3 (1.62%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (1.62%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (1.62%) WSUS
8 2 (1.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 101 (54.59%) Cisco
2 72 (38.92%) Microsoft
3 62 (33.51%) Juniper
4 60 (32.43%) F5
5 47 (25.41%) Blue Coat
6 46 (24.86%) VMware
7 44 (23.78%) Symantec
8 40 (21.62%) SolarWinds
9 36 (19.46%) CheckPoint
10 32 (17.30%) Splunk
11 31 (16.76%) Citrix
12 29 (15.68%) Fortinet
13 26 (14.05%) Zscaler
14 23 (12.43%) IBM
15 22 (11.89%) LogRhythm
15 22 (11.89%) McAfee
15 22 (11.89%) Tufin
16 17 (9.19%) Veritas
17 16 (8.65%) Altiris
18 15 (8.11%) HP