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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 136 133 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 8 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.34% 0.15% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.72% 0.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 0
Median salary £46,250 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.14% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
- +33.92%
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
1112 1023 983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 47.38% 50.54% 50.41%
Number of salaries quoted 738 849 847
Median salary £40,500 £43,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.81% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 29 July 2016.

Sophos Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
1 10 (76.92%) Symantec
1 10 (76.92%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Hyper-V
3 7 (53.85%) VLAN
3 7 (53.85%) Kaspersky
3 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (53.85%) MCSE
3 7 (53.85%) MCSA
3 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (53.85%) Firewall
3 7 (53.85%) Backup Exec
4 6 (46.15%) SLA
4 6 (46.15%) ITIL
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (30.77%) Ruckus Wireless
6 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
6 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (30.77%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 4 (30.77%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 4 (30.77%) AVG
6 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
6 4 (30.77%) ITIL V3
6 4 (30.77%) NetScaler
6 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (30.77%) MCITP

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 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
1 7 (53.85%) VLAN
2 4 (30.77%) IPsec
2 4 (30.77%) L2TP
2 4 (30.77%) NetScaler
2 4 (30.77%) SAN
2 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (23.08%) VPN
4 2 (15.38%) LAN
4 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) Wireless
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (7.69%) DHCP
5 1 (7.69%) DNS
5 1 (7.69%) OSPF
5 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) IT Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (30.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 3 (23.08%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) IT Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) IT Security Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) IT Support
3 3 (23.08%) Senior IT Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior IT Support
3 3 (23.08%) Senior IT Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Technical Support
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Service Desk Technician
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Replication
3 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 2000
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL V3
2 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
2 4 (30.77%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 4 (30.77%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (15.38%) Fault Management
3 2 (15.38%) Process Management
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) Software Distribution
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) MCSA
1 7 (53.85%) MCSE
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCNA
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) MCITP
2 4 (30.77%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (23.08%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) SLA
2 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 8 (61.54%) Hyper-V
3 4 (30.77%) VMware ESX
3 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (30.77%) XenApp
3 4 (30.77%) XenDesktop
4 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (53.85%) Backup Exec
3 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Symantec
2 7 (53.85%) Kaspersky
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) AVG
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix
3 4 (30.77%) EMC
3 4 (30.77%) HP
3 4 (30.77%) Kaseya
3 4 (30.77%) NetApp
3 4 (30.77%) Ruckus Wireless
3 4 (30.77%) SonicWALL
3 4 (30.77%) Veeam
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
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