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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Proofpoint products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Proofpoint over the 6 months to 14 August 2022 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 Proofpoint, Inc.

Proofpoint
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1156 979 759
Rank change year-on-year -177 -220 +354
Permanent jobs citing Proofpoint 60 30 10
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.026% 0.016%
As % of the Vendors category 0.091% 0.067% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 57 21 9
10th Percentile £62,500 £36,250 £39,700
25th Percentile £65,000 £41,250 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £62,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +36.00% -10.71% +40.00%
75th Percentile £92,500 £68,750 -
90th Percentile £99,000 £80,000 £102,050
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £42,500 £45,750
% change year-on-year +52.94% -7.10% -8.50%

Proofpoint 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 66,033 44,677 25,191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.39% 38.63% 40.49%
Number of salaries quoted 33,766 29,947 19,547
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,125 £39,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £46,156 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% -2.83% +5.56%

Proofpoint
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Proofpoint as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Proofpoint in the UK

Proofpoint
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Proofpoint.

Salary trend for Proofpoint in the UK

Proofpoint
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Proofpoint over the 6 months to 14 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Proofpoint in the UK

Proofpoint
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Proofpoint within the UK over the 6 months to 14 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -146 51 £80,000 +88.24% 9
London -157 34 £80,000 - 6
Work from Home -202 23 £85,000 +28.79% 3
UK excluding London -89 17 £65,000 +52.94% 2
South East -42 10 £65,000 -0.76%
Midlands - 3 £85,000 - 1
East of England - 3 £97,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £85,000 - 1
Scotland - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, IT jobs citing Proofpoint 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 Proofpoint.

1 43 (71.67%) Mimecast
2 40 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
3 36 (60.00%) CISSP
4 33 (55.00%) Microsoft
5 31 (51.67%) SIEM
6 29 (48.33%) Cisco
7 28 (46.67%) Azure
7 28 (46.67%) Palo Alto
7 28 (46.67%) Identity Access Management
8 27 (45.00%) NIST
8 27 (45.00%) Microsoft 365
9 26 (43.33%) Netskope
9 26 (43.33%) CASB
10 25 (41.67%) Zscaler
10 25 (41.67%) Presales
11 23 (38.33%) CISA
11 23 (38.33%) CISM
12 22 (36.67%) CrowdStrike
12 22 (36.67%) Social Skills
13 21 (35.00%) Active Directory
13 21 (35.00%) SaaS
13 21 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 21 (35.00%) Fortinet
14 20 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
15 19 (31.67%) CyberArk
15 19 (31.67%) Data Governance
15 19 (31.67%) F5
15 19 (31.67%) CheckPoint
15 19 (31.67%) Information Security
15 19 (31.67%) Penetration Testing

Proofpoint
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 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 43 (71.67%) Mimecast
2 28 (46.67%) Azure
3 27 (45.00%) Microsoft 365
4 21 (35.00%) SaaS
5 20 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 18 (30.00%) AWS
7 8 (13.33%) Cloudflare
8 7 (11.67%) IaaS
8 7 (11.67%) PaaS
9 2 (3.33%) Google Workspace
10 1 (1.67%) Power Automate
10 1 (1.67%) Power Platform
10 1 (1.67%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 17 (28.33%) Firewall
3 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (15.00%) Wireshark
4 8 (13.33%) Network Security
5 7 (11.67%) Cisco ISE
5 7 (11.67%) DKIM
5 7 (11.67%) DMARC
5 7 (11.67%) VPN
6 4 (6.67%) Internet
7 3 (5.00%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) Power BI
General
1 22 (36.67%) Social Skills
2 17 (28.33%) Finance
3 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (15.00%) Retail
5 8 (13.33%) Automotive
5 8 (13.33%) Legal
6 6 (10.00%) Influencing Skills
6 6 (10.00%) Public Sector
7 2 (3.33%) Law
8 1 (1.67%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (1.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 1 (1.67%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 26 (43.33%) Architect
2 18 (30.00%) Security Engineer
3 16 (26.67%) Senior Architect
3 16 (26.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 16 (26.67%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (15.00%) Security Architect
5 8 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (13.33%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) Information Architect
6 7 (11.67%) Information Security Architect
7 6 (10.00%) Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Head of Information
8 4 (6.67%) Head of Information Security
8 4 (6.67%) Head of Security
9 3 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Security Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.00%) Windows
2 10 (16.67%) Linux
3 3 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 31 (51.67%) SIEM
3 28 (46.67%) Identity Access Management
4 25 (41.67%) Presales
5 19 (31.67%) Data Governance
5 19 (31.67%) Information Security
5 19 (31.67%) Penetration Testing
5 19 (31.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 14 (23.33%) Incident Response
7 13 (21.67%) Security Monitoring
8 11 (18.33%) ISMS
9 10 (16.67%) Project Management
10 9 (15.00%) ITIL
10 9 (15.00%) Service Delivery
11 8 (13.33%) E-Commerce
11 8 (13.33%) Infrastructure as Code
11 8 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 8 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (11.67%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.67%) Bash
1 7 (11.67%) Python
2 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 36 (60.00%) CISSP
2 23 (38.33%) CISA
2 23 (38.33%) CISM
3 18 (30.00%) CEH
4 9 (15.00%) LPIC
5 4 (6.67%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (45.00%) NIST
2 21 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
4 7 (11.67%) PCI DSS
5 5 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.00%) Snort
3 1 (1.67%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (43.33%) CASB
2 11 (18.33%) Single Sign-On
3 9 (15.00%) Nessus
3 9 (15.00%) Nmap
4 8 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (5.00%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 3 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (3.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (1.67%) Ansible
8 1 (1.67%) VxRail
Vendors
1 33 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 29 (48.33%) Cisco
3 28 (46.67%) Palo Alto
4 26 (43.33%) Netskope
5 25 (41.67%) Zscaler
6 22 (36.67%) CrowdStrike
7 21 (35.00%) Fortinet
8 19 (31.67%) CheckPoint
8 19 (31.67%) CyberArk
8 19 (31.67%) F5
8 19 (31.67%) Okta
9 17 (28.33%) Darktrace
10 16 (26.67%) Symantec
11 9 (15.00%) Rapid7
11 9 (15.00%) SolarWinds
12 8 (13.33%) Forcepoint
13 5 (8.33%) McAfee
14 4 (6.67%) FireEye
15 2 (3.33%) Sophos
15 2 (3.33%) Splunk