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 March 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).

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Forcepoint
UK
Rank 757 814 819
Rank change year-on-year +57 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Forcepoint 92 132 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.28% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 66 92 111
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 £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
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 36809 47120 49687
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.95% 45.94% 47.20%
Number of salaries quoted 29603 38477 40044
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 March 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 March 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 +42 79 £40,000 -13.97% 9
South East +54 44 £40,000 -13.04% 4
London +54 25 £67,500 +35.00% 4
Berkshire +15 18 £41,500 -17.00% 1
Oxfordshire - 11 £40,000 -
Oxford - 10 £40,000 -
Kent +19 9 £40,000 +29.03%
City of London +47 8 £72,500 +40.77% 1
Reading +21 8 - -
West Midlands +32 6 £67,500 +58.82%
Birmingham +19 6 £67,500 +58.82%
Maidstone -5 6 £40,000 -11.11%
Belfast - 6 £33,750 - 1
Northern Ireland - 6 £33,750 - 1
County Antrim - 6 £33,750 - 1
Bracknell - 4 £38,000 -
Maidenhead - 4 £45,000 -
Glasgow - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - -
Surrey +30 2 £38,000 -33.91%
Yorkshire +23 2 £41,250 +13.79%
West Yorkshire +23 2 £41,250 +37.50%
Leeds +11 2 £41,250 +37.50%
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 2
North East - 2 £38,750 -
Durham - 2 £38,750 -
Camberley - 2 £38,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - - 2
Darlington - 1 £30,000 -
Surbiton - 1 £46,000 -

Forcepoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 126 (59.15%) Cisco
2 97 (45.54%) Windows
3 96 (45.07%) Firewall
4 68 (31.92%) Microsoft
4 68 (31.92%) CheckPoint
5 65 (30.52%) F5
6 55 (25.82%) Blue Coat
7 54 (25.35%) Windows Server
8 51 (23.94%) Intel Security
9 49 (23.00%) Active Directory
10 47 (22.07%) SolarWinds
11 46 (21.60%) Juniper
12 44 (20.66%) Cisco ASA
13 43 (20.19%) Palo Alto
13 43 (20.19%) VMware
14 41 (19.25%) VPN
15 39 (18.31%) Linux
16 38 (17.84%) Finance
17 37 (17.37%) Network Security
17 37 (17.37%) VMware Infrastructure
18 36 (16.90%) Degree
18 36 (16.90%) Analytics
19 35 (16.43%) SIEM
19 35 (16.43%) MS Exchange
19 35 (16.43%) CISSP
20 34 (15.96%) Wireless
21 32 (15.02%) Risk Management
21 32 (15.02%) Information Security
21 32 (15.02%) Windows Server 2008
22 31 (14.55%) Sourcefire

Forcepoint
Top Related 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 35 (16.43%) MS Exchange
2 23 (10.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (9.86%) Skype for Business
4 15 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (3.76%) IIS
6 6 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.41%) Apache
8 2 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.94%) SAP Portal
9 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (14.08%) MS Excel
2 24 (11.27%) MS Office
3 5 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.35%) MS Project
3 5 (2.35%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.88%) Acrobat
4 4 (1.88%) FrameMaker
4 4 (1.88%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) assyst
1 2 (0.94%) SAP CRM
1 2 (0.94%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.47%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.51%) Office 365
2 13 (6.10%) Mimecast
3 10 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.76%) Google Analytics
5 6 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (1.88%) IaaS
6 4 (1.88%) PaaS
6 4 (1.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 96 (45.07%) Firewall
2 44 (20.66%) Cisco ASA
3 41 (19.25%) VPN
4 37 (17.37%) Network Security
5 34 (15.96%) Wireless
6 27 (12.68%) LAN
6 27 (12.68%) WAN
7 23 (10.80%) DNS
8 20 (9.39%) Cisco ISE
9 19 (8.92%) Cisco Wireless
10 18 (8.45%) Cisco IOS
10 18 (8.45%) TCP/IP
11 17 (7.98%) WAAS
12 16 (7.51%) MPLS
12 16 (7.51%) OSPF
13 15 (7.04%) Wireshark
14 13 (6.10%) BGP
14 13 (6.10%) SSL
15 12 (5.63%) DHCP
15 12 (5.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.21%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.63%) Hadoop
3 10 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.88%) Big Data
5 4 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.88%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (1.88%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (17.84%) Finance
2 10 (4.69%) Banking
3 9 (4.23%) Advertising
3 9 (4.23%) Marketing
4 7 (3.29%) Publishing
4 7 (3.29%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.82%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.35%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.88%) Law
7 4 (1.88%) Legal
8 2 (0.94%) Local Government
9 1 (0.47%) Back Office
9 1 (0.47%) Front Office
9 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 67 (31.46%) Analyst
2 39 (18.31%) Security Analyst
3 28 (13.15%) Cisco Analyst
4 24 (11.27%) Network Analyst
5 22 (10.33%) Security Engineer
6 20 (9.39%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 20 (9.39%) Network Engineer
7 18 (8.45%) Architect
8 15 (7.04%) Consultant
8 15 (7.04%) Support Analyst
9 14 (6.57%) Cisco Security Analyst
9 14 (6.57%) Technical Support
10 13 (6.10%) Server Analyst
10 13 (6.10%) Windows Server Analyst
11 12 (5.63%) Risk Analyst
11 12 (5.63%) Security Risk Analyst
12 11 (5.16%) Presales Consultant
12 11 (5.16%) Security Consultant
12 11 (5.16%) Security Presales Consultant
12 11 (5.16%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.29%) HTML
2 5 (2.35%) Middleware
2 5 (2.35%) XML
3 4 (1.88%) CSS
4 2 (0.94%) .NET
4 2 (0.94%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.47%) COM
5 1 (0.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.08%) Data Centre
2 19 (8.92%) Computer Science
2 19 (8.92%) Management Information System
3 13 (6.10%) Video Conferencing
4 10 (4.69%) Clustering
4 10 (4.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (4.69%) Replication
5 8 (3.76%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.88%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.88%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.88%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (1.88%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (1.88%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.41%) IVR
8 1 (0.47%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.47%) CESG
8 1 (0.47%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.47%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 97 (45.54%) Windows
2 54 (25.35%) Windows Server
3 39 (18.31%) Linux
4 32 (15.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (10.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (8.45%) Unix
7 14 (6.57%) Windows 7
8 9 (4.23%) Solaris
9 7 (3.29%) Windows 10
9 7 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (2.82%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.88%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.41%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (16.90%) Analytics
2 35 (16.43%) SIEM
3 32 (15.02%) Information Security
3 32 (15.02%) Risk Management
4 29 (13.62%) Presales
5 22 (10.33%) Security Operations
6 20 (9.39%) Kalman Filter
7 18 (8.45%) Change Control
7 18 (8.45%) Cybersecurity
7 18 (8.45%) Network Monitoring
8 17 (7.98%) ITIL
8 17 (7.98%) Project Management
9 14 (6.57%) Mentoring
10 13 (6.10%) Performance Monitoring
10 13 (6.10%) Service Delivery
11 12 (5.63%) Technical Architecture
11 12 (5.63%) Web Filtering
12 11 (5.16%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (5.16%) Patch Management
13 10 (4.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.33%) SQL
2 15 (7.04%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.82%) Perl
3 6 (2.82%) VB
4 5 (2.35%) Python
5 4 (1.88%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.41%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.41%) C
6 3 (1.41%) C++
6 3 (1.41%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.41%) PHP
7 2 (0.94%) VBScript
8 1 (0.47%) Tcl
8 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (16.90%) Degree
2 35 (16.43%) CISSP
3 29 (13.62%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (9.39%) CEH
5 18 (8.45%) Security Cleared
6 15 (7.04%) CCNP
6 15 (7.04%) CISM
6 15 (7.04%) SANS
7 13 (6.10%) CCNA
8 12 (5.63%) CISA
8 12 (5.63%) MCSA
8 12 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (5.63%) SSCP
9 10 (4.69%) CCSE
10 7 (3.29%) GIAC
10 7 (3.29%) SC Cleared
10 7 (3.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (2.35%) ISACA
12 4 (1.88%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.41%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (7.98%) PCI DSS
3 11 (5.16%) SLA
4 7 (3.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (1.88%) QA
5 4 (1.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (1.41%) GDPR
7 1 (0.47%) GPG13
7 1 (0.47%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.47%) ISO27005
7 1 (0.47%) PMO
System Software
1 49 (23.00%) Active Directory
2 37 (17.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.63%) XenApp
4 11 (5.16%) Snort
5 10 (4.69%) Hyper-V
5 10 (4.69%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (4.69%) XenDesktop
6 8 (3.76%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (3.29%) Forefront TMG
7 7 (3.29%) XenServer
8 4 (1.88%) ISA Server
8 4 (1.88%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (1.88%) vSphere
9 3 (1.41%) Sendmail
10 2 (0.94%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (0.94%) UAG
11 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (7.98%) RSA Security Analytics
2 15 (7.04%) McAfee ePO
3 10 (4.69%) WSUS
4 9 (4.23%) EnCase
5 8 (3.76%) QRadar
5 8 (3.76%) RSA enVision
6 7 (3.29%) Backup Exec
6 7 (3.29%) Cisco CUCM
6 7 (3.29%) MIMEsweeper
6 7 (3.29%) Nessus
7 6 (2.82%) Nagios
8 5 (2.35%) AirWatch
8 5 (2.35%) FortiGate
8 5 (2.35%) SCCM
8 5 (2.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (1.88%) BladeLogic
9 4 (1.88%) Control-M
9 4 (1.88%) Malwarebytes
9 4 (1.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (1.88%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 126 (59.15%) Cisco
2 68 (31.92%) CheckPoint
2 68 (31.92%) Microsoft
3 65 (30.52%) F5
4 55 (25.82%) Blue Coat
5 51 (23.94%) Intel Security
6 47 (22.07%) SolarWinds
7 46 (21.60%) Juniper
8 43 (20.19%) Palo Alto
8 43 (20.19%) VMware
9 31 (14.55%) Sourcefire
10 27 (12.68%) ArcSight
10 27 (12.68%) Tripwire
11 26 (12.21%) Sophos
11 26 (12.21%) Splunk
11 26 (12.21%) Symantec
12 25 (11.74%) Fortinet
13 23 (10.80%) HP
14 20 (9.39%) CyberArk
14 20 (9.39%) FireEye
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