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 27 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
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 764 840 869
Rank change year-on-year +76 +29  
Permanent jobs citing Forcepoint 101 110 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.23% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 80 72 93
Median salary £40,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,650 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.55%  

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 37995 47291 52028
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.17% 45.58% 47.01%
Number of salaries quoted 30536 38626 41595
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 27 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 27 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 +75 91 £41,500 -9.78% 8
South East +69 40 £40,000 -13.04% 2
London +64 29 £66,250 +35.89% 4
Berkshire +33 15 £51,250 -
Kent +20 10 £40,000 +10.34%
West Midlands +31 9 £67,500 +107.69%
Birmingham +24 9 £67,500 +80.00%
Maidstone +1 9 £40,000 -11.11%
City of London +39 8 £72,500 +14.62%
West Yorkshire +19 8 £39,500 +31.66%
Yorkshire +13 8 £39,500 -1.25%
Oxfordshire - 8 £40,000 -
Leeds +27 7 £38,750 +29.16%
Oxford - 7 £40,000 -
Belfast - 6 £35,000 -
County Antrim - 6 £35,000 -
Northern Ireland - 6 £35,000 -
Bracknell - 4 £38,000 -
Glasgow - 3 - -
Milton Keynes - 3 £40,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 3 £40,000 - 2
Scotland - 3 - -
Surrey +46 2 £38,000 -33.91%
East Midlands +12 2 £59,000 +68.57%
Reading +9 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 £45,000 -
Camberley - 2 £38,000 -
Leicestershire - 2 £59,000 -
Watford - 2 £32,500 - 2
Hertfordshire - 2 £32,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 27 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 (62.76%) Cisco
2 99 (50.51%) Windows
3 93 (47.45%) Firewall
4 70 (35.71%) CheckPoint
4 70 (35.71%) F5
5 64 (32.65%) Microsoft
6 54 (27.55%) Blue Coat
7 53 (27.04%) Active Directory
8 49 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 41 (20.92%) VPN
9 41 (20.92%) Linux
9 41 (20.92%) Network Security
9 41 (20.92%) Cisco ASA
10 40 (20.41%) Juniper
11 39 (19.90%) VMware
11 39 (19.90%) Palo Alto
12 38 (19.39%) Wireless
13 37 (18.88%) LAN
13 37 (18.88%) WAN
13 37 (18.88%) SolarWinds
14 36 (18.37%) Cisco Certification
14 36 (18.37%) Intel Security
15 33 (16.84%) Windows Server 2008
16 32 (16.33%) Finance
17 30 (15.31%) VMware Infrastructure
18 29 (14.80%) Degree
18 29 (14.80%) SIEM
18 29 (14.80%) MS Exchange
19 24 (12.24%) HP
19 24 (12.24%) Presales

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 29 (14.80%) MS Exchange
2 23 (11.73%) Skype for Business
3 22 (11.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (4.08%) IIS
6 7 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.53%) Apache
7 3 (1.53%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.53%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.02%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 20 (10.20%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.06%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (2.55%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (2.04%) Acrobat
4 4 (2.04%) FrameMaker
4 4 (2.04%) Snagit
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) assyst
1 2 (1.02%) SAP CRM
1 2 (1.02%) SAP R/3
1 2 (1.02%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.16%) Mimecast
2 7 (3.57%) Office 365
3 6 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.04%) IaaS
5 4 (2.04%) PaaS
5 4 (2.04%) SaaS
6 2 (1.02%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 93 (47.45%) Firewall
2 41 (20.92%) Cisco ASA
2 41 (20.92%) Network Security
2 41 (20.92%) VPN
3 38 (19.39%) Wireless
4 37 (18.88%) LAN
4 37 (18.88%) WAN
5 22 (11.22%) DNS
6 21 (10.71%) Cisco ISE
7 19 (9.69%) Cisco IOS
8 18 (9.18%) Cisco Wireless
8 18 (9.18%) MPLS
8 18 (9.18%) WAAS
9 15 (7.65%) DHCP
10 14 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 14 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 14 (7.14%) OSPF
10 14 (7.14%) SAN
10 14 (7.14%) SSL
10 14 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.06%) Hadoop
2 6 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.04%) Big Data
4 4 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.04%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.53%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.04%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 32 (16.33%) Finance
2 10 (5.10%) Marketing
3 9 (4.59%) Banking
4 8 (4.08%) Advertising
5 7 (3.57%) Publishing
6 5 (2.55%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.55%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.53%) Law
7 3 (1.53%) Legal
8 2 (1.02%) Local Government
9 1 (0.51%) Retail
9 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (31.12%) Analyst
2 34 (17.35%) Security Analyst
3 27 (13.78%) Cisco Analyst
4 26 (13.27%) Network Analyst
5 22 (11.22%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 22 (11.22%) Network Engineer
6 19 (9.69%) Security Engineer
7 17 (8.67%) Consultant
8 15 (7.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 15 (7.65%) Technical Support
9 14 (7.14%) Server Analyst
9 14 (7.14%) Windows Server Analyst
10 13 (6.63%) Architect
10 13 (6.63%) Presales Consultant
10 13 (6.63%) Support Analyst
11 12 (6.12%) Cisco Security Analyst
11 12 (6.12%) Security Consultant
11 12 (6.12%) Support Engineer
12 11 (5.61%) Escalation Engineer
12 11 (5.61%) Security Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.57%) HTML
2 4 (2.04%) CSS
2 4 (2.04%) Middleware
2 4 (2.04%) XML
3 2 (1.02%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.51%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.73%) Data Centre
2 16 (8.16%) Management Information System
3 14 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (4.08%) Clustering
6 7 (3.57%) Driving Licence
7 6 (3.06%) IVR
8 5 (2.55%) Blackberry
8 5 (2.55%) Replication
9 4 (2.04%) Data Structures
9 4 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (2.04%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.53%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (1.02%) Cyberthreat
12 1 (0.51%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.51%) EMC VNX
12 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.51%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 99 (50.51%) Windows
2 49 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 41 (20.92%) Linux
4 33 (16.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (8.16%) Unix
7 13 (6.63%) Windows 7
8 10 (5.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (4.59%) Windows XP
10 7 (3.57%) Solaris
11 4 (2.04%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.53%) Windows 10
13 2 (1.02%) Android
13 2 (1.02%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.02%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.51%) Debian
14 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (14.80%) SIEM
2 24 (12.24%) Presales
3 23 (11.73%) Information Security
4 22 (11.22%) Kalman Filter
5 21 (10.71%) Network Monitoring
6 20 (10.20%) ITIL
7 18 (9.18%) Cybersecurity
7 18 (9.18%) Risk Management
8 16 (8.16%) Analytics
8 16 (8.16%) Security Operations
9 13 (6.63%) Project Management
10 12 (6.12%) Capacity Planning
10 12 (6.12%) Change Management
10 12 (6.12%) Web Filtering
11 11 (5.61%) Business Continuity
11 11 (5.61%) CRM
11 11 (5.61%) Penetration Testing
12 10 (5.10%) Change Control
12 10 (5.10%) Email Filtering
13 9 (4.59%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.18%) SQL
2 9 (4.59%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.06%) Perl
4 5 (2.55%) VB
5 4 (2.04%) Python
5 4 (2.04%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.53%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.53%) C
6 3 (1.53%) C++
6 3 (1.53%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.53%) PHP
7 1 (0.51%) Java
7 1 (0.51%) Ruby
7 1 (0.51%) Tcl
7 1 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (18.37%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (14.80%) Degree
3 23 (11.73%) CISSP
4 22 (11.22%) Security Cleared
5 19 (9.69%) CCNP
6 15 (7.65%) CCNA
7 14 (7.14%) CCSE
8 13 (6.63%) CEH
9 10 (5.10%) CISM
9 10 (5.10%) SC Cleared
10 7 (3.57%) MCSA
10 7 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (3.57%) SANS
10 7 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (3.06%) CISA
11 6 (3.06%) SSCP
12 5 (2.55%) CCIE
13 4 (2.04%) OSCP
13 4 (2.04%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.65%) SLA
2 13 (6.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (6.12%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.55%) QA
5 4 (2.04%) GDPR
6 3 (1.53%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (1.02%) GPG13
8 1 (0.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.51%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.51%) PMO
8 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 53 (27.04%) Active Directory
2 30 (15.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.10%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.08%) Forefront TMG
5 7 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (3.57%) XenApp
6 6 (3.06%) Snort
6 6 (3.06%) XenDesktop
7 5 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (2.04%) ISA Server
8 4 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (2.04%) XenServer
9 3 (1.53%) Sendmail
9 3 (1.53%) UAG
9 3 (1.53%) vSphere
10 2 (1.02%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 8 (4.08%) McAfee ePO
1 8 (4.08%) MIMEsweeper
1 8 (4.08%) Nessus
2 7 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (3.57%) SCCM
3 6 (3.06%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (2.55%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.55%) FortiGate
4 5 (2.55%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (2.04%) BladeLogic
5 4 (2.04%) Control-M
5 4 (2.04%) Nagios
5 4 (2.04%) Nmap
5 4 (2.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (2.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (2.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (2.04%) vCenter Server
5 4 (2.04%) WSUS
6 3 (1.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 123 (62.76%) Cisco
2 70 (35.71%) CheckPoint
2 70 (35.71%) F5
3 64 (32.65%) Microsoft
4 54 (27.55%) Blue Coat
5 40 (20.41%) Juniper
6 39 (19.90%) Palo Alto
6 39 (19.90%) VMware
7 37 (18.88%) SolarWinds
8 36 (18.37%) Intel Security
9 24 (12.24%) Fortinet
9 24 (12.24%) HP
10 23 (11.73%) ArcSight
10 23 (11.73%) Sophos
11 22 (11.22%) Symantec
12 21 (10.71%) Aruba
12 21 (10.71%) Sourcefire
13 18 (9.18%) CyberArk
14 17 (8.67%) Tripwire
15 16 (8.16%) Splunk
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