Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1041 1026 1025
Rank change year-on-year -15 -1 -64
Permanent jobs citing Forcepoint 136 211 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.077% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.25% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 112 171 195
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year +11.84% -14.12% +10.63%

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 78318 84044 101874
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.46% 43.91% 46.22%
Number of salaries quoted 60561 68104 82779
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% 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 25 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Forcepoint in the UK

Forcepoint
Top 14 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 25 September 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 -3 133 £47,500 +5.56% 3
UK excluding London +43 97 £42,500 +11.84% 2
South East +77 58 £42,500 +6.25% 1
London -56 36 £65,000 +18.18% 1
North of England -33 14 £37,500 -1.32%
East of England -6 12 £50,000 -20.00%
Midlands +61 10 £59,000 +76.12% 1
Yorkshire +6 9 £37,500 -1.32%
West Midlands - 8 £30,000 - 1
North West -17 3 £32,500 -8.45%
East Midlands +38 2 £65,750 +96.27%
South West +14 2 £45,000 -
North East +8 2 £33,750 -15.63%
Northern Ireland - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 95 (69.85%) Cisco
2 80 (58.82%) Windows
3 74 (54.41%) Firewall
4 56 (41.18%) Microsoft
5 50 (36.76%) VMware
5 50 (36.76%) F5
6 49 (36.03%) Active Directory
6 49 (36.03%) DNS
7 48 (35.29%) LAN
7 48 (35.29%) CheckPoint
8 47 (34.56%) WAN
8 47 (34.56%) Linux
9 44 (32.35%) Juniper
10 42 (30.88%) ITIL
11 40 (29.41%) DHCP
11 40 (29.41%) Windows Server
12 39 (28.68%) Kalman Filter
13 37 (27.21%) Symantec
14 33 (24.26%) Cisco Certification
14 33 (24.26%) SQL
15 32 (23.53%) TCP/IP
15 32 (23.53%) SIEM
16 31 (22.79%) Palo Alto
16 31 (22.79%) MS Exchange
17 29 (21.32%) Information Security
17 29 (21.32%) VMware ESXi
17 29 (21.32%) Exchange Server 2010
18 28 (20.59%) Wireless
18 28 (20.59%) SAN
19 27 (19.85%) Cisco ASA

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 31 (22.79%) MS Exchange
2 29 (21.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (6.62%) SharePoint
5 7 (5.15%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.21%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.47%) IIS
9 1 (0.74%) Apache
9 1 (0.74%) Moodle
9 1 (0.74%) nginx
9 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (11.03%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.88%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.09%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.88%) Mimecast
3 5 (3.68%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.68%) Office 365
4 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.74%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (54.41%) Firewall
2 49 (36.03%) DNS
3 48 (35.29%) LAN
4 47 (34.56%) WAN
5 40 (29.41%) DHCP
6 32 (23.53%) TCP/IP
7 28 (20.59%) SAN
7 28 (20.59%) Wireless
8 27 (19.85%) Cisco ASA
9 24 (17.65%) SSL
10 20 (14.71%) VPN
11 18 (13.24%) MPLS
11 18 (13.24%) Network Security
12 17 (12.50%) Internet
13 15 (11.03%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (11.03%) Wireshark
14 14 (10.29%) Unified Communications
15 13 (9.56%) Wi-Fi
16 12 (8.82%) BGP
16 12 (8.82%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (8.09%) Burp Suite
1 11 (8.09%) IDA Disassembler
1 11 (8.09%) OllyDbg
1 11 (8.09%) WinDbg
2 1 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 21 (15.44%) Finance
2 3 (2.21%) Law
3 2 (1.47%) Banking
3 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.74%) French Language
4 1 (0.74%) German Language
4 1 (0.74%) Legal
4 1 (0.74%) Local Government
4 1 (0.74%) Marketing
4 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (20.59%) Analyst
2 24 (17.65%) Network Engineer
3 19 (13.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 19 (13.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (13.24%) Support Engineer
5 13 (9.56%) IT Engineer
5 13 (9.56%) Security Analyst
5 13 (9.56%) Technical Support
6 11 (8.09%) Consultant
6 11 (8.09%) Malware Analyst
6 11 (8.09%) Malware Engineer
6 11 (8.09%) Security Engineer
6 11 (8.09%) Senior Network Engineer
6 11 (8.09%) Technical Engineer
6 11 (8.09%) Technical Support Engineer
7 10 (7.35%) IT Security Engineer
7 10 (7.35%) Juniper Engineer
7 10 (7.35%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (7.35%) SIEM Engineer
8 8 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.09%) .NET
1 11 (8.09%) Regular Expression
2 7 (5.15%) Web Services
3 3 (2.21%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.74%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.38%) Data Centre
2 22 (16.18%) Computer Science
3 20 (14.71%) Clustering
4 18 (13.24%) Management Information System
5 14 (10.29%) Cyberthreat
6 11 (8.09%) Blog
6 11 (8.09%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 10 (7.35%) Data Protection Act
7 10 (7.35%) PKI
8 8 (5.88%) Driving Licence
9 6 (4.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (3.68%) IVR
11 4 (2.94%) Replication
12 3 (2.21%) Fat Client
12 3 (2.21%) Thin Client
13 2 (1.47%) Private Cloud
14 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
14 1 (0.74%) BYOD
14 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
14 1 (0.74%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 80 (58.82%) Windows
2 47 (34.56%) Linux
3 40 (29.41%) Windows Server
4 22 (16.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (14.71%) Unix
6 15 (11.03%) Apple iOS
7 9 (6.62%) Mac OS X
7 9 (6.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (6.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (4.41%) Android
9 5 (3.68%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.21%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (2.21%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.74%) AIX
11 1 (0.74%) Debian
11 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.74%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (30.88%) ITIL
2 39 (28.68%) Kalman Filter
3 32 (23.53%) SIEM
4 29 (21.32%) Information Security
5 23 (16.91%) Web Filtering
6 21 (15.44%) Cybersecurity
7 18 (13.24%) Network Design
8 17 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
9 16 (11.76%) Security Operations
10 15 (11.03%) Data Protection
11 13 (9.56%) Load Balancing
12 12 (8.82%) Change Control
12 12 (8.82%) Malware Analysis
12 12 (8.82%) Vulnerability Management
12 12 (8.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 11 (8.09%) OSINT
13 11 (8.09%) Patch Management
13 11 (8.09%) Presales
13 11 (8.09%) Technical Analysis
13 11 (8.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (24.26%) SQL
2 17 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 12 (8.82%) Java
3 12 (8.82%) Python
3 12 (8.82%) Ruby
4 11 (8.09%) C
4 11 (8.09%) C++
4 11 (8.09%) JavaScript
4 11 (8.09%) Perl
4 11 (8.09%) PHP
5 3 (2.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (24.26%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 23 (16.91%) Security Cleared
4 19 (13.97%) CISSP
5 18 (13.24%) Degree
6 17 (12.50%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (8.82%) CCNA
7 12 (8.82%) CISM
7 12 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (8.09%) MCSE
9 10 (7.35%) SC Cleared
10 9 (6.62%) CCNP
10 9 (6.62%) MCSA
11 8 (5.88%) CCIE
12 7 (5.15%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (5.15%) MCITP
13 6 (4.41%) CCSE
14 3 (2.21%) OSCP
15 1 (0.74%) SANS
15 1 (0.74%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (11.03%) PCI DSS
2 15 (11.03%) SLA
3 12 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (1.47%) QA
5 1 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.74%) GDPR
5 1 (0.74%) GPG13
System Software
1 49 (36.03%) Active Directory
2 29 (21.32%) VMware ESXi
3 24 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (9.56%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.21%) ISA Server
5 3 (2.21%) XenApp
6 2 (1.47%) vSphere
7 1 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.74%) NDS
7 1 (0.74%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 1 (0.74%) Snort
7 1 (0.74%) UAG
7 1 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.74%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (17.65%) Backup Exec
2 21 (15.44%) SolarWinds Orion
3 16 (11.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 16 (11.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 16 (11.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 16 (11.76%) vCenter Server
4 12 (8.82%) SCCM
5 11 (8.09%) Cisco Prime
6 8 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (3.68%) Nessus
8 4 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (2.94%) Nagios
8 4 (2.94%) WSUS
9 3 (2.21%) Nmap
10 2 (1.47%) AirWatch
10 2 (1.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (1.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.74%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 1 (0.74%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 95 (69.85%) Cisco
2 56 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 50 (36.76%) F5
3 50 (36.76%) VMware
4 48 (35.29%) CheckPoint
5 44 (32.35%) Juniper
6 37 (27.21%) Symantec
7 31 (22.79%) Palo Alto
8 24 (17.65%) SolarWinds
9 23 (16.91%) McAfee
10 20 (14.71%) Dell
11 19 (13.97%) LogRhythm
12 18 (13.24%) HP
13 17 (12.50%) Veritas
14 16 (11.76%) Altiris
15 15 (11.03%) CyberArk
16 14 (10.29%) Blue Coat
17 12 (8.82%) IBM
18 11 (8.09%) Fortinet
19 10 (7.35%) Barracuda Networks