The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 29 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 227 285 312
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +27
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 19 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.77% 0.28% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 12
Median salary £38,640 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.04% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,200 £55,000 £84,750
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £37,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +29.31%
Sophos
London

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

Vendors Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2454 3921 5297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.26% 45.49% 46.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2188 3339 4371
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Sophos
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Sophos Salary Trend in the City of London

Sophos
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Sophos Salary Histogram in the City of London

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 City of London region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (75.00%) VMware
3 19 (67.86%) Windows Server
4 12 (42.86%) SCCM
5 11 (39.29%) Office 365
6 10 (35.71%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (35.71%) Linux
6 10 (35.71%) MS Office
6 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
7 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
7 9 (32.14%) Internet
8 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
8 8 (28.57%) Apple
8 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
8 8 (28.57%) Unix
8 8 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
8 8 (28.57%) Casper Suite
9 7 (25.00%) Finance
9 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (25.00%) Citrix
10 6 (21.43%) SAN
10 6 (21.43%) Shell Script
10 6 (21.43%) ITIL
10 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
10 6 (21.43%) Firewall
10 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
10 6 (21.43%) XenApp
10 6 (21.43%) vSphere
11 5 (17.86%) Google Apps
11 5 (17.86%) Windows 7

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (7.14%) IBM Domino
3 2 (7.14%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) MS Office
2 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.57%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 11 (39.29%) Office 365
2 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.86%) Google Apps
3 3 (10.71%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) Internet
2 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 6 (21.43%) Firewall
3 6 (21.43%) SAN
4 5 (17.86%) DNS
5 4 (14.29%) IP Telephony
6 3 (10.71%) DHCP
7 2 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (7.14%) DEFINITY
7 2 (7.14%) LDAP
7 2 (7.14%) VoIP
7 2 (7.14%) Wireless
8 1 (3.57%) LAN
8 1 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
8 1 (3.57%) VLAN
8 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 3 (10.71%) Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Electronics
4 2 (7.14%) Front Office
4 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 2 (7.14%) Marketing
4 2 (7.14%) Publishing
5 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Administrator
2 8 (28.57%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 8 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (28.57%) Systems Support
3 6 (21.43%) IT Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Support Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 5 (17.86%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Support
4 5 (17.86%) Mac Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) IT Support
7 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (7.14%) Hedge funds
2 2 (7.14%) iSeries
3 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Windows Server
3 10 (35.71%) Linux
4 8 (28.57%) Unix
5 5 (17.86%) Mac OS X
5 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
6 4 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (7.14%) Mac OS
8 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
9 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
1 8 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
2 6 (21.43%) ITIL
3 5 (17.86%) Project Management
3 5 (17.86%) Strategic Planning
4 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) Change Management
4 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 2 (7.14%) Server Building
6 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.57%) Email Filtering
6 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE
6 1 (3.57%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) Shell Script
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) VBA
4 1 (3.57%) C
4 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.57%) VB
4 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) CCNP
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) MCSA
2 1 (3.57%) MCSE
2 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) ISO 9000
1 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
1 10 (35.71%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
2 6 (21.43%) vSphere
2 6 (21.43%) XenApp
3 5 (17.86%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (42.86%) SCCM
2 8 (28.57%) Casper Suite
3 5 (17.86%) Backup Exec
3 5 (17.86%) SCOM
4 3 (10.71%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) VMware
2 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 8 (28.57%) Apple
4 7 (25.00%) Citrix
5 5 (17.86%) Google
6 4 (14.29%) Bloomberg
6 4 (14.29%) Dell
6 4 (14.29%) Reuters
6 4 (14.29%) Symantec
7 3 (10.71%) Cisco
7 3 (10.71%) Forcepoint
8 2 (7.14%) Avaya
8 2 (7.14%) Calypso
8 2 (7.14%) IBM
8 2 (7.14%) Laserfiche
8 2 (7.14%) Lotus
8 2 (7.14%) NetApp
8 2 (7.14%) Oracle
8 2 (7.14%) SAP
8 2 (7.14%) Sun