Period
to 26 July 2017

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 July 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
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1001 1063 1054
Rank change year-on-year +62 -9 -26
Permanent jobs citing Forcepoint 176 211 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.099% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.23% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 142 153 204
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,900
90th Percentile £73,625 £62,400 £64,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -11.11% +12.50%

Forcepoint is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all 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 78968 90632 103312
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.45% 44.91% 46.75%
Number of salaries quoted 62014 73802 83075
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £74,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Forcepoint in the UK

Forcepoint
Top 15 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 July 2017. 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 +26 164 £47,500 +5.56% 10
UK excluding London +82 121 £40,000 - 4
South East +83 70 £40,000 -13.04% 1
London +34 51 £65,000 +36.84% 6
Midlands +50 17 £67,500 +101.49%
West Midlands +50 14 £67,500 +107.69%
East of England +27 12 £50,000 -
North of England -24 12 £37,500 - 2
Yorkshire -9 10 £38,500 -3.75%
Northern Ireland - 6 £35,000 -
East Midlands +33 3 £59,000 +76.12%
Scotland - 3 - -
South West +2 2 £45,000 - 1
North East +18 1 £30,000 -5.51%
North West -33 1 £37,500 +5.63% 2

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 118 (67.05%) Cisco
2 100 (56.82%) Windows
3 84 (47.73%) Firewall
4 72 (40.91%) CheckPoint
5 68 (38.64%) Microsoft
6 67 (38.07%) F5
7 62 (35.23%) Active Directory
8 59 (33.52%) LAN
8 59 (33.52%) WAN
9 55 (31.25%) Linux
10 53 (30.11%) VMware
10 53 (30.11%) Windows Server
11 45 (25.57%) DNS
12 44 (25.00%) ITIL
12 44 (25.00%) Wireless
13 43 (24.43%) Cisco Certification
14 42 (23.86%) Palo Alto
15 41 (23.30%) SIEM
16 39 (22.16%) Juniper
16 39 (22.16%) DHCP
16 39 (22.16%) Blue Coat
17 38 (21.59%) MS Exchange
18 37 (21.02%) Symantec
19 35 (19.89%) Kalman Filter
20 33 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
20 33 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
21 31 (17.61%) Finance
22 30 (17.05%) SolarWinds
23 29 (16.48%) Information Security
23 29 (16.48%) SAN

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 38 (21.59%) MS Exchange
2 33 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (6.82%) Skype for Business
5 8 (4.55%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (3.98%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (2.27%) IIS
8 2 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.14%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 20 (11.36%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.84%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.98%) Sentinel
2 2 (1.14%) assyst
2 2 (1.14%) SAP CRM
2 2 (1.14%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.52%) Mimecast
2 11 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.84%) Office 365
4 4 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.27%) IaaS
4 4 (2.27%) PaaS
4 4 (2.27%) SaaS
5 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 84 (47.73%) Firewall
2 59 (33.52%) LAN
2 59 (33.52%) WAN
3 45 (25.57%) DNS
4 44 (25.00%) Wireless
5 39 (22.16%) DHCP
6 29 (16.48%) SAN
6 29 (16.48%) TCP/IP
7 27 (15.34%) Cisco ASA
8 26 (14.77%) VPN
9 25 (14.20%) Network Security
10 22 (12.50%) MPLS
11 21 (11.93%) SSL
12 19 (10.80%) Cisco Nexus
13 17 (9.66%) Internet
14 16 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 16 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 15 (8.52%) VoIP
15 15 (8.52%) Wireshark
16 14 (7.95%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (4.55%) Burp Suite
1 8 (4.55%) IDA Disassembler
1 8 (4.55%) OllyDbg
1 8 (4.55%) WinDbg
2 2 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.57%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 31 (17.61%) Finance
2 3 (1.70%) Banking
2 3 (1.70%) Legal
2 3 (1.70%) Publishing
3 2 (1.14%) Advertising
3 2 (1.14%) Marketing
3 2 (1.14%) Retail
4 1 (0.57%) French Language
4 1 (0.57%) German Language
4 1 (0.57%) Law
4 1 (0.57%) Local Government
4 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (20.45%) Analyst
2 24 (13.64%) Network Engineer
3 22 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 21 (11.93%) Consultant
5 18 (10.23%) Presales Consultant
6 17 (9.66%) Security Engineer
7 15 (8.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (8.52%) Support Engineer
8 14 (7.95%) Architect
8 14 (7.95%) Technical Support
9 13 (7.39%) IT Engineer
10 12 (6.82%) Security Analyst
10 12 (6.82%) Security Consultant
10 12 (6.82%) Technical Engineer
10 12 (6.82%) Technical Support Engineer
11 11 (6.25%) Cisco Analyst
11 11 (6.25%) Cisco Network Analyst
11 11 (6.25%) Network Analyst
11 11 (6.25%) Security Presales Consultant
11 11 (6.25%) SIEM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.55%) .NET
1 8 (4.55%) Regular Expression
2 7 (3.98%) Web Services
3 4 (2.27%) Middleware
4 3 (1.70%) HTML
4 3 (1.70%) Software Packaging
5 2 (1.14%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.57%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.91%) Data Centre
2 20 (11.36%) Clustering
3 19 (10.80%) Management Information System
4 17 (9.66%) Computer Science
5 12 (6.82%) Cyberthreat
5 12 (6.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 10 (5.68%) Data Protection Act
7 8 (4.55%) Blog
7 8 (4.55%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 7 (3.98%) Driving Licence
8 7 (3.98%) PKI
9 6 (3.41%) IVR
10 5 (2.84%) Blackberry
10 5 (2.84%) Data Structures
11 4 (2.27%) Fat Client
11 4 (2.27%) Thin Client
12 3 (1.70%) Replication
13 2 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
14 1 (0.57%) Private Cloud
14 1 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 100 (56.82%) Windows
2 55 (31.25%) Linux
3 53 (30.11%) Windows Server
4 25 (14.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (12.50%) Unix
6 19 (10.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (8.52%) Apple iOS
8 13 (7.39%) Windows 7
9 10 (5.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (5.11%) Mac OS X
10 9 (5.11%) Windows XP
11 6 (3.41%) Android
12 4 (2.27%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (2.27%) Solaris
13 3 (1.70%) Windows 10
13 3 (1.70%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (1.14%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.57%) AIX
15 1 (0.57%) Debian
15 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (25.00%) ITIL
2 41 (23.30%) SIEM
3 35 (19.89%) Kalman Filter
4 29 (16.48%) Information Security
5 23 (13.07%) Cybersecurity
6 22 (12.50%) Presales
7 19 (10.80%) Penetration Testing
7 19 (10.80%) Web Filtering
8 18 (10.23%) Network Design
8 18 (10.23%) Security Operations
9 17 (9.66%) Network Monitoring
10 15 (8.52%) Data Protection
11 14 (7.95%) Vulnerability Management
11 14 (7.95%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 13 (7.39%) Change Management
12 13 (7.39%) Risk Management
13 11 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (6.25%) Business Continuity
13 11 (6.25%) CRM
13 11 (6.25%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (15.34%) SQL
2 17 (9.66%) PowerShell
3 11 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 11 (6.25%) Perl
4 9 (5.11%) Java
4 9 (5.11%) Python
4 9 (5.11%) Ruby
5 8 (4.55%) C
5 8 (4.55%) C++
5 8 (4.55%) PHP
6 4 (2.27%) VBScript
7 3 (1.70%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.14%) VB
9 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.57%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 43 (24.43%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (13.07%) CISSP
3 22 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 21 (11.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 17 (9.66%) CCNP
6 16 (9.09%) Degree
7 14 (7.95%) CCNA
7 14 (7.95%) CISM
7 14 (7.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (7.39%) CCSE
8 13 (7.39%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (6.25%) MCSA
9 11 (6.25%) SC Cleared
10 10 (5.68%) MCSE
11 7 (3.98%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (3.98%) MCITP
12 5 (2.84%) CCIE
12 5 (2.84%) OSCP
13 2 (1.14%) CCDP
13 2 (1.14%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.93%) SLA
2 17 (9.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (8.52%) PCI DSS
4 12 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.14%) GDPR
6 1 (0.57%) GPG13
6 1 (0.57%) PMO
6 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 62 (35.23%) Active Directory
2 33 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (7.95%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.70%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (1.70%) ISA Server
6 3 (1.70%) UAG
6 3 (1.70%) XenApp
7 2 (1.14%) vSphere
8 1 (0.57%) NDS
8 1 (0.57%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 1 (0.57%) Snort
8 1 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (11.93%) Backup Exec
2 20 (11.36%) SolarWinds Orion
3 13 (7.39%) SCCM
3 13 (7.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 13 (7.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 13 (7.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 13 (7.39%) vCenter Server
4 8 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
5 7 (3.98%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (3.41%) Nessus
7 5 (2.84%) MIMEsweeper
8 4 (2.27%) BladeLogic
8 4 (2.27%) Control-M
8 4 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (2.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (2.27%) WSUS
9 3 (1.70%) Nmap
10 2 (1.14%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 2 (1.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (1.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 118 (67.05%) Cisco
2 72 (40.91%) CheckPoint
3 68 (38.64%) Microsoft
4 67 (38.07%) F5
5 53 (30.11%) VMware
6 42 (23.86%) Palo Alto
7 39 (22.16%) Blue Coat
7 39 (22.16%) Juniper
8 37 (21.02%) Symantec
9 30 (17.05%) SolarWinds
10 28 (15.91%) Fortinet
10 28 (15.91%) McAfee
11 23 (13.07%) Dell
12 21 (11.93%) Aruba
12 21 (11.93%) HP
13 17 (9.66%) CyberArk
14 16 (9.09%) Splunk
15 15 (8.52%) IBM
15 15 (8.52%) LogRhythm
16 14 (7.95%) Avaya
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