The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 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 Sophos PLC.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 134 128 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 7 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.30% 0.43% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.64% 0.89% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 0
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £32,750 £28,750
% change year-on-year
+22.13% +13.91%
Sophos
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1092 896 894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 46.35% 48.56% 46.71%
Number of salaries quoted 793 707 774
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Sophos as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Sophos
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sophos across the Birmingham region.

Sophos Salary Trend in Birmingham

Sophos
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Sophos Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing Sophos 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 6 (75.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (75.00%) Symantec
2 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (50.00%) AVG
3 4 (50.00%) Ruckus Wireless
3 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 4 (50.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 4 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) EMC
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) NetApp
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 2000
3 4 (50.00%) MCSE
3 4 (50.00%) MCSA
3 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) L2TP
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) IPsec
1 4 (50.00%) L2TP
1 4 (50.00%) NetScaler
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
1 4 (50.00%) VLAN
1 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) OSPF
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Technician
1 3 (37.50%) Service Desk Technician
2 2 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) IT Security Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 4 (50.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Network Management
2 1 (12.50%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNA
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (50.00%) MCITP
1 4 (50.00%) MCSA
1 4 (50.00%) MCSE
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
2 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) XenApp
2 4 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Symantec
2 5 (62.50%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) AVG
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) EMC
3 4 (50.00%) Kaseya
3 4 (50.00%) Kaspersky
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) NetApp
3 4 (50.00%) Ruckus Wireless
3 4 (50.00%) SonicWALL
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 1 (12.50%) ProCurve
5 1 (12.50%) Veeam