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 3 months to 27 March 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 209 240 215
Rank change year-on-year +31 -25  
Permanent jobs citing Forcepoint 6 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.097% 0.019%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.22% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 0
Median salary £67,500 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +58.82% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.55%  

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 advertised in the West Midlands.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2035 2757 2419
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 43.10% 44.80% 47.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 2159 2039
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Forcepoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Forcepoint as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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
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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +18 6 £67,500 +58.82%
Forcepoint
England

Forcepoint
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
2 6 (75.00%) Blue Coat
2 6 (75.00%) Fortinet
2 6 (75.00%) Presales
3 5 (62.50%) Palo Alto
3 5 (62.50%) Imperva
3 5 (62.50%) Aruba
3 5 (62.50%) F5
4 2 (25.00%) SSL
4 2 (25.00%) IIS
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (12.50%) Rapid7
5 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (12.50%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 1 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (12.50%) Splunk
5 1 (12.50%) SIEM
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) FWSM
5 1 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (12.50%) Tufin

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 2 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security
1 2 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) BGP
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) FWSM
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) Intranet
2 1 (12.50%) IPsec
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
2 1 (12.50%) OSPF
2 1 (12.50%) S/MIME
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
2 1 (12.50%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Consultant
1 5 (62.50%) Presales Consultant
1 5 (62.50%) Security Consultant
1 5 (62.50%) Security Presales Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Security Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) COM
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (12.50%) SCADA
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Presales
2 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) SIEM
3 1 (12.50%) Software Optimisation
3 1 (12.50%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCDP
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) CCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
1 1 (12.50%) IISP
1 1 (12.50%) ISSAP
1 1 (12.50%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) ISO27002
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) MAILsweeper
1 1 (12.50%) QRadar
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) Simpana
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Blue Coat
2 6 (75.00%) Fortinet
3 5 (62.50%) Aruba
3 5 (62.50%) F5
3 5 (62.50%) Imperva
3 5 (62.50%) Palo Alto
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Clearswift
5 1 (12.50%) CommVault
5 1 (12.50%) Finjan
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) Qualys
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec
5 1 (12.50%) Tripwire