Period
to 15 October 2019

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 15 October 2019 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
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 906 985 1059
Rank change year-on-year +79 +74 -27
Permanent jobs citing Forcepoint 165 181 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.077%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.26% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 145 133 109
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,200 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £74,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +29.41% +13.33%

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 58,894 70,628 77,294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.82% 42.91% 44.46%
Number of salaries quoted 44,764 54,745 59,849
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

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 15 October 2019.

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 15 October 2019. 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 +102 155 £55,000 - 27
UK excluding London +30 106 £50,000 -9.09% 23
London +116 51 £77,500 +34.78% 4
Midlands +38 40 £52,500 -22.22% 8
West Midlands +33 37 £52,500 -8.70% 7
South East +56 32 £45,000 -18.18% 10
East of England +59 14 £45,000 -10.00%
North West +16 11 £50,000 +17.65% 3
North of England -10 11 £50,000 +25.00% 3
South West +7 6 £47,500 +29.72% 2
East Midlands +23 3 £56,500 -27.10% 1
Wales - 3 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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 72 (43.64%) Cisco
1 72 (43.64%) Microsoft
2 68 (41.21%) DHCP
2 68 (41.21%) Windows
3 67 (40.61%) Active Directory
4 66 (40.00%) DNS
5 60 (36.36%) Firewall
6 50 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
7 49 (29.70%) VMware
7 49 (29.70%) Office 365
8 48 (29.09%) Azure
9 46 (27.88%) WAN
10 44 (26.67%) CCNP
10 44 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
11 43 (26.06%) Data Centre
12 41 (24.85%) Kalman Filter
12 41 (24.85%) SharePoint
13 40 (24.24%) ITIL
14 39 (23.64%) LAN
15 38 (23.03%) SAN
15 38 (23.03%) VMware Infrastructure
16 37 (22.42%) Windows Server
17 36 (21.82%) Wireless
17 36 (21.82%) CISSP
18 35 (21.21%) SCCM
18 35 (21.21%) Web Filtering
19 34 (20.61%) Information Security
20 33 (20.00%) Citrix
20 33 (20.00%) VPN
21 32 (19.39%) MPLS

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 41 (24.85%) SharePoint
2 16 (9.70%) MS Exchange
3 11 (6.67%) IIS
4 5 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (1.82%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.61%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.61%) JCAPS
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 49 (29.70%) Office 365
2 48 (29.09%) Azure
3 21 (12.73%) Mimecast
4 19 (11.52%) AWS
5 13 (7.88%) OneDrive
6 12 (7.27%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (6.06%) Power Platform
7 10 (6.06%) Yammer
8 4 (2.42%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 2 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 68 (41.21%) DHCP
2 66 (40.00%) DNS
3 60 (36.36%) Firewall
4 46 (27.88%) WAN
5 44 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
6 39 (23.64%) LAN
7 38 (23.03%) SAN
8 36 (21.82%) Wireless
9 33 (20.00%) VPN
10 32 (19.39%) MPLS
10 32 (19.39%) Network Security
11 29 (17.58%) IPsec
12 22 (13.33%) BGP
12 22 (13.33%) HSRP
12 22 (13.33%) OSPF
13 20 (12.12%) Internet
14 18 (10.91%) Skype
14 18 (10.91%) VLAN
14 18 (10.91%) Wi-Fi
15 15 (9.09%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.06%) Power BI
2 4 (2.42%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (1.82%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.21%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (1.21%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.21%) TKPROF
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (5.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (1.82%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.21%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.21%) JIRA
General
1 21 (12.73%) Finance
2 5 (3.03%) Retail
3 4 (2.42%) Marketing
4 2 (1.21%) Legal
4 2 (1.21%) Public Sector
4 2 (1.21%) Publishing
5 1 (0.61%) Advertising
5 1 (0.61%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (0.61%) Games
5 1 (0.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 35 (21.21%) Network Engineer
2 21 (12.73%) Analyst
3 19 (11.52%) Consultant
3 19 (11.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (11.52%) Security Manager
4 17 (10.30%) Data Manager
4 17 (10.30%) Senior Manager
5 15 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 15 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
6 14 (8.48%) Network Systems Engineer
6 14 (8.48%) Senior Network Engineer
7 13 (7.88%) Exchange Consultant
7 13 (7.88%) Security Analyst
8 11 (6.67%) Designer
8 11 (6.67%) Information Analyst
8 11 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
8 11 (6.67%) Security Designer
8 11 (6.67%) Security Engineer
9 8 (4.85%) Firewall Engineer
9 8 (4.85%) Office 365 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.30%) SailPoint
2 13 (7.88%) Web Services
3 10 (6.06%) MAPI
4 5 (3.03%) Software Packaging
5 2 (1.21%) Middleware
6 1 (0.61%) OAuth
6 1 (0.61%) OAuth2
6 1 (0.61%) OpenID
6 1 (0.61%) REST
6 1 (0.61%) SAML
6 1 (0.61%) Spring
6 1 (0.61%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (26.06%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.27%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 11 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.06%) PKI
5 9 (5.45%) EMC VNX
6 7 (4.24%) Social Media
7 6 (3.64%) iPad
7 6 (3.64%) iPhone
7 6 (3.64%) Mobile Computing
8 5 (3.03%) Replication
9 3 (1.82%) Blog
9 3 (1.82%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.21%) Clustering
10 2 (1.21%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.61%) BYOD
11 1 (0.61%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.61%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 68 (41.21%) Windows
2 37 (22.42%) Windows Server
3 12 (7.27%) Unix
4 11 (6.67%) Windows 10
4 11 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (5.45%) Linux
6 4 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.61%) Solaris
7 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (24.85%) Kalman Filter
2 40 (24.24%) ITIL
3 35 (21.21%) Web Filtering
4 34 (20.61%) Information Security
5 26 (15.76%) Data Security
6 23 (13.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 22 (13.33%) Data Protection
7 22 (13.33%) Risk Management
8 20 (12.12%) Data Loss Prevention
9 19 (11.52%) SIEM
10 18 (10.91%) Coaching
10 18 (10.91%) E-Discovery
10 18 (10.91%) Load Balancing
10 18 (10.91%) Mentoring
11 17 (10.30%) Digital Forensics
12 16 (9.70%) Migration
12 16 (9.70%) Patch Management
13 15 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
13 15 (9.09%) TOGAF
14 14 (8.48%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.36%) PowerShell
2 12 (7.27%) SQL
3 2 (1.21%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.21%) Python
3 2 (1.21%) VBScript
4 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.61%) C
Qualifications
1 50 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (26.67%) CCNP
3 36 (21.82%) CISSP
4 25 (15.15%) CCNA
5 21 (12.73%) CISM
6 18 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (10.30%) Degree
7 17 (10.30%) MCSE
8 12 (7.27%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (6.67%) TOGAF Certification
10 9 (5.45%) CCDA
11 8 (4.85%) CCDP
11 8 (4.85%) CCIE
12 4 (2.42%) Avaya Certification
12 4 (2.42%) CCSE
12 4 (2.42%) CISA
12 4 (2.42%) MCSA
12 4 (2.42%) Security Cleared
13 3 (1.82%) CCVP
13 3 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.52%) GDPR
1 19 (11.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (7.27%) SLA
3 2 (1.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 67 (40.61%) Active Directory
2 38 (23.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 22 (13.33%) XenApp
4 21 (12.73%) XenDesktop
5 11 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
6 8 (4.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 8 (4.85%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (4.24%) Terminal Services
8 6 (3.64%) ISA Server
9 3 (1.82%) ProxySG
10 2 (1.21%) Docker
11 1 (0.61%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.61%) NFS
11 1 (0.61%) UAG
11 1 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 35 (21.21%) SCCM
2 31 (18.79%) Microsoft Intune
3 17 (10.30%) CASB
4 14 (8.48%) Norton AntiVirus
5 13 (7.88%) AirWatch
6 11 (6.67%) Stealthwatch
7 8 (4.85%) Cisco Prime
7 8 (4.85%) WSUS
8 7 (4.24%) SolarWinds Orion
9 6 (3.64%) MIMEsweeper
10 5 (3.03%) Terraform
11 4 (2.42%) SCOM
12 3 (1.82%) AppManager
12 3 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (1.82%) Cisco UCCX
12 3 (1.82%) Nagios
13 2 (1.21%) Data Guard
13 2 (1.21%) McAfee ePO
13 2 (1.21%) Oracle Statspack
13 2 (1.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 72 (43.64%) Cisco
1 72 (43.64%) Microsoft
2 49 (29.70%) VMware
3 33 (20.00%) Citrix
4 31 (18.79%) CheckPoint
5 26 (15.76%) Symantec
6 19 (11.52%) F5
6 19 (11.52%) Juniper
7 17 (10.30%) CA Agile Central
7 17 (10.30%) Huawei
7 17 (10.30%) McAfee
8 16 (9.70%) Palo Alto
9 15 (9.09%) MobileIron
10 14 (8.48%) Netskope
11 13 (7.88%) Dell
11 13 (7.88%) HP
12 12 (7.27%) IBM
13 11 (6.67%) EMC
13 11 (6.67%) ForeScout
14 10 (6.06%) Blue Coat