Period
to 13 December 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 13 December 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 241 263 318
Rank change year-on-year +22 +55 +10
Permanent jobs citing Forcepoint 20 39 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.48% 0.040%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% 1.08% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 19 23 1
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% +91.67% -28.99%
10th Percentile £45,500 £52,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £31,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +22.22% -

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 advertised in the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 3,226 3,613 4,759
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.74% 44.42% 47.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2,619 2,653 3,658
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,186
90th Percentile £71,846 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Forcepoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Forcepoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Forcepoint in the West Midlands

Forcepoint
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Forcepoint in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Forcepoint in the West Midlands

Forcepoint
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Forcepoint in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Forcepoint in the West Midlands

Forcepoint
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Forcepoint within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
Birmingham 0 7 £50,000 -13.04%
Coventry - 2 £45,000 -
Solihull - 1 £57,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Forcepoint
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 17 (85.00%) Cisco
1 17 (85.00%) Firewall
2 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (75.00%) VPN
3 15 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (70.00%) HSRP
4 14 (70.00%) Wireless
4 14 (70.00%) IPsec
4 14 (70.00%) CheckPoint
4 14 (70.00%) VLAN
5 13 (65.00%) Huawei
5 13 (65.00%) OSPF
5 13 (65.00%) BGP
5 13 (65.00%) VRRP
6 10 (50.00%) Network Security
6 10 (50.00%) CCNP
6 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (50.00%) SAN
6 10 (50.00%) Windows
7 9 (45.00%) CCDA
7 9 (45.00%) Citrix
7 9 (45.00%) MPLS
7 9 (45.00%) Load Balancing
7 9 (45.00%) Data Centre
8 8 (40.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 8 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
8 8 (40.00%) XenApp
8 8 (40.00%) XenDesktop

Forcepoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Azure
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
2 2 (10.00%) Power Platform
2 2 (10.00%) Yammer
3 1 (5.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) Firewall
2 15 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (75.00%) VPN
3 14 (70.00%) HSRP
3 14 (70.00%) IPsec
3 14 (70.00%) VLAN
3 14 (70.00%) Wireless
4 13 (65.00%) BGP
4 13 (65.00%) OSPF
4 13 (65.00%) VRRP
5 10 (50.00%) Network Security
5 10 (50.00%) SAN
6 9 (45.00%) MPLS
7 8 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (40.00%) RIP
7 8 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (35.00%) LAN
8 7 (35.00%) WAN
9 4 (20.00%) DHCP
9 4 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Network Systems Engineer
1 13 (65.00%) Systems Engineer
2 10 (50.00%) Network Engineer
3 8 (40.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Exchange Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Office 365 Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Messaging Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Network Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Network Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Principal Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Telephony Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) MAPI
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Load Balancing
2 8 (40.00%) DNA
2 8 (40.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 7 (35.00%) Information Security
4 6 (30.00%) ITIL
5 5 (25.00%) Innovative Thinking
6 4 (20.00%) High Availability
7 3 (15.00%) Email Migration
7 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (15.00%) Migration
7 3 (15.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (15.00%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
9 1 (5.00%) Coaching
9 1 (5.00%) Email Filtering
9 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (5.00%) Line Management
9 1 (5.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) CCNP
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (45.00%) CCDA
3 8 (40.00%) CCNA
4 5 (25.00%) MCSE
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.00%) CCDP
5 1 (5.00%) CCVP
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 8 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
1 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (40.00%) XenApp
1 8 (40.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) AirWatch
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Cisco
2 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (70.00%) CheckPoint
4 13 (65.00%) Huawei
5 9 (45.00%) Citrix
6 8 (40.00%) NetApp
6 8 (40.00%) VMware
7 3 (15.00%) MobileIron
8 2 (10.00%) Juniper
8 2 (10.00%) Zscaler
9 1 (5.00%) ArcSight
9 1 (5.00%) Avaya
9 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
9 1 (5.00%) F5
9 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
9 1 (5.00%) Infoblox
9 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto
9 1 (5.00%) Radware