The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 22 February 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 Sophos PLC.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sophos
UK / England
Rank 697 726 718
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -8
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 143 188 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.43% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 89 123 175
Median salary £32,250 £40,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.37% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,450 £25,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £36,875 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-21.35% +22.91%

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

Vendors Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
34222 43455 46530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 43.50% 45.47% 47.42%
Number of salaries quoted 27769 36056 38522
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in England

Sophos
Salary Trend in England

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

Sophos Salary Trend in England

Sophos
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos across the England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Sophos Salary Histogram in England

Sophos
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the England region over the 3 months to 22 February 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
South East +54 67 £27,500 -35.29% 12
London +56 33 £42,500 -0.58% 3
East of England +30 11 £36,500 +92.10% 2
South West +9 9 £24,500 -30.00% 3
North East - 9 £30,000 - 1
West Midlands +25 7 £35,000 -12.50%
North West -34 7 £28,500 -12.30%
Sophos
UK

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 239 (61.92%) Windows
2 154 (39.90%) Microsoft
3 147 (38.08%) Firewall
4 136 (35.23%) Active Directory
5 109 (28.24%) VMware
6 104 (26.94%) Linux
7 103 (26.68%) Windows Server
8 101 (26.17%) Cisco
9 94 (24.35%) Degree
9 94 (24.35%) VMware Infrastructure
10 78 (20.21%) MS Exchange
11 76 (19.69%) Hyper-V
11 76 (19.69%) Cybersecurity
12 74 (19.17%) MS Office
13 69 (17.88%) SQL Server
14 63 (16.32%) Python
15 62 (16.06%) Windows Server 2008
16 61 (15.80%) DNS
17 58 (15.03%) Office 365
18 54 (13.99%) Windows Server 2012
18 54 (13.99%) Windows 7
18 54 (13.99%) Software Engineering
19 52 (13.47%) Backup Exec
19 52 (13.47%) Information Security
20 51 (13.21%) SQL
21 49 (12.69%) MS Excel
21 49 (12.69%) Symantec
21 49 (12.69%) Agile Software Development
22 48 (12.44%) TCP/IP
23 46 (11.92%) Mentoring

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 78 (20.21%) MS Exchange
2 25 (6.48%) SharePoint
3 20 (5.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (4.66%) Skype for Business
6 14 (3.63%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (2.33%) ArcGIS
7 9 (2.33%) WebSphere
7 9 (2.33%) WebSphere Portal
8 8 (2.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (1.81%) Apache
9 7 (1.81%) WordPress
10 6 (1.55%) IBM Notes
10 6 (1.55%) IIS
11 5 (1.30%) Apache Spark
11 5 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (1.30%) Site Server
12 3 (0.78%) IBM Domino
13 2 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 74 (19.17%) MS Office
2 49 (12.69%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.33%) Photoshop
4 6 (1.55%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.81%) Oracle BPM
1 7 (1.81%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.52%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.26%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 58 (15.03%) Office 365
2 41 (10.62%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (8.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (4.92%) Mimecast
5 13 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (2.59%) SaaS
7 8 (2.07%) Sumo Logic
8 4 (1.04%) AdWords
9 2 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.52%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.26%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 147 (38.08%) Firewall
2 61 (15.80%) DNS
3 48 (12.44%) TCP/IP
4 38 (9.84%) VPN
5 35 (9.07%) DHCP
6 32 (8.29%) SAN
7 28 (7.25%) WAN
8 27 (6.99%) VoIP
9 25 (6.48%) LAN
9 25 (6.48%) VLAN
10 24 (6.22%) Remote Desktop
11 23 (5.96%) Network Security
12 22 (5.70%) SMTP
13 15 (3.89%) Wireless
14 13 (3.37%) Skype
15 12 (3.11%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (3.11%) Wi-Fi
16 11 (2.85%) FTP
16 11 (2.85%) MPLS
17 10 (2.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (17.88%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.85%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (2.33%) GIS
3 9 (2.33%) MySQL
3 9 (2.33%) Oracle Database
3 9 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 9 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.07%) Big Data
5 7 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (1.30%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (2.33%) ClearCase
1 9 (2.33%) Eclipse
2 3 (0.78%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.78%) WinDbg
3 1 (0.26%) JIRA
General
1 45 (11.66%) Marketing
2 40 (10.36%) Finance
3 22 (5.70%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.59%) Publishing
5 8 (2.07%) Back Office
5 8 (2.07%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.55%) Retail
7 4 (1.04%) Banking
7 4 (1.04%) Front Office
8 2 (0.52%) French Language
9 1 (0.26%) Advertising
9 1 (0.26%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (13.99%) Analyst
2 48 (12.44%) Support Engineer
3 46 (11.92%) Software Engineer
4 37 (9.59%) IT Support
5 29 (7.51%) Technical Support
6 25 (6.48%) 3rd Line Support
6 25 (6.48%) IT Engineer
7 23 (5.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 23 (5.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 23 (5.96%) Security Analyst
8 21 (5.44%) IT Analyst
8 21 (5.44%) Support Analyst
9 20 (5.18%) Senior Software Engineer
10 18 (4.66%) Windows Engineer
11 17 (4.40%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 16 (4.15%) Security Engineer
13 15 (3.89%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
13 15 (3.89%) Desktop Support
13 15 (3.89%) Marketing Manager
14 14 (3.63%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.74%) Web Services
2 18 (4.66%) Regular Expression
3 15 (3.89%) Elastic Stack
4 13 (3.37%) XML
5 10 (2.59%) HTML
6 9 (2.33%) Dojo
6 9 (2.33%) GWT
6 9 (2.33%) J2EE
6 9 (2.33%) JSF
7 5 (1.30%) EDI
7 5 (1.30%) PCRE
8 3 (0.78%) Flash
8 3 (0.78%) Middleware
9 2 (0.52%) CGI
9 2 (0.52%) Velocity
10 1 (0.26%) .NET
10 1 (0.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.29%) Management Information System
2 25 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (6.22%) Security Operations Centre
4 17 (4.40%) Social Media
5 16 (4.15%) Clustering
6 14 (3.63%) Blog
7 13 (3.37%) Virtual Team
8 12 (3.11%) Computer Science
9 11 (2.85%) Cyberthreat
10 9 (2.33%) Biotechnology
10 9 (2.33%) Replication
11 7 (1.81%) Blackberry
11 7 (1.81%) Data Centre
12 6 (1.55%) Driving Licence
12 6 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (1.04%) EPoS
13 4 (1.04%) IVR
14 3 (0.78%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.78%) iPad
14 3 (0.78%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 239 (61.92%) Windows
2 104 (26.94%) Linux
3 103 (26.68%) Windows Server
4 62 (16.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 54 (13.99%) Windows 7
5 54 (13.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (7.77%) Mac OS X
7 28 (7.25%) Unix
8 26 (6.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (5.96%) Windows 10
10 21 (5.44%) Windows 8
11 16 (4.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (2.07%) Mac OS
13 7 (1.81%) Ubuntu
14 6 (1.55%) Windows XP
15 5 (1.30%) Android
16 4 (1.04%) NetWare
16 4 (1.04%) Windows Vista
17 3 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
18 2 (0.52%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (19.69%) Cybersecurity
2 54 (13.99%) Software Engineering
3 52 (13.47%) Information Security
4 49 (12.69%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (11.92%) Mentoring
6 44 (11.40%) ITIL
7 43 (11.14%) Project Management
8 41 (10.62%) Data Protection
9 40 (10.36%) Coaching
10 39 (10.10%) CRM
11 36 (9.33%) Penetration Testing
12 34 (8.81%) Continuous Improvement
12 34 (8.81%) Root Cause Analysis
13 33 (8.55%) Pair Programming
14 24 (6.22%) Security Operations
14 24 (6.22%) Test Automation
15 23 (5.96%) Disaster Recovery
15 23 (5.96%) Presales
15 23 (5.96%) Risk Management
15 23 (5.96%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 63 (16.32%) Python
2 51 (13.21%) SQL
3 44 (11.40%) C++
4 42 (10.88%) Java
5 25 (6.48%) PowerShell
6 24 (6.22%) Bash Shell
6 24 (6.22%) C
7 15 (3.89%) Ruby
8 12 (3.11%) C#
8 12 (3.11%) JavaScript
9 9 (2.33%) PL/SQL
10 8 (2.07%) Perl
11 3 (0.78%) VBA
12 2 (0.52%) PHP
12 2 (0.52%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.26%) VB
13 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 94 (24.35%) Degree
2 45 (11.66%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (10.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (8.55%) CCNA
4 33 (8.55%) CEH
5 29 (7.51%) CompTIA Security+
5 29 (7.51%) Security+ Certification
6 18 (4.66%) CREST Certified
7 17 (4.40%) MCSE
7 17 (4.40%) Security Cleared
8 15 (3.89%) DV Cleared
9 13 (3.37%) OSCP
10 12 (3.11%) CISM
11 11 (2.85%) CISSP
12 9 (2.33%) ISTQB
12 9 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (2.07%) GCFA
13 8 (2.07%) GPEN
13 8 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (2.07%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (7.25%) QA
3 22 (5.70%) SLA
4 16 (4.15%) PCI DSS
5 8 (2.07%) SSAE 16
6 7 (1.81%) GPG13
7 2 (0.52%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.26%) GDPR
System Software
1 136 (35.23%) Active Directory
2 94 (24.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (19.69%) Hyper-V
4 16 (4.15%) Xen
5 15 (3.89%) Snort
6 13 (3.37%) VMware ESX
7 12 (3.11%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (2.59%) Terminal Services
9 9 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (2.33%) XenApp
10 8 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (1.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (1.55%) vSphere
12 5 (1.30%) HDFS
12 5 (1.30%) XenServer
13 4 (1.04%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (1.04%) ISA Server
13 4 (1.04%) KVM
14 2 (0.52%) NFS
14 2 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 52 (13.47%) Backup Exec
2 28 (7.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 22 (5.70%) logstash
4 16 (4.15%) QRadar
4 16 (4.15%) SCCM
5 14 (3.63%) Kibana
6 12 (3.11%) CSIRT
6 12 (3.11%) WSUS
7 11 (2.85%) SCOM
8 10 (2.59%) RSA enVision
9 9 (2.33%) NetBackup
10 8 (2.07%) AirWatch
10 8 (2.07%) Nmap
10 8 (2.07%) WMI
11 7 (1.81%) Nagios
12 6 (1.55%) HP SIM
13 5 (1.30%) Fluentd
13 5 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
14 4 (1.04%) Failover Clustering
14 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 154 (39.90%) Microsoft
2 109 (28.24%) VMware
3 101 (26.17%) Cisco
4 49 (12.69%) Symantec
5 41 (10.62%) Citrix
6 36 (9.33%) CheckPoint
7 34 (8.81%) HP
8 31 (8.03%) Palo Alto
9 24 (6.22%) Avaya
9 24 (6.22%) Intel Security
10 23 (5.96%) Apple
10 23 (5.96%) Salesforce.com
10 23 (5.96%) Splunk
11 20 (5.18%) Oracle
12 19 (4.92%) Dell
12 19 (4.92%) Forcepoint
13 17 (4.40%) arcserve
14 16 (4.15%) ArcSight
14 16 (4.15%) Juniper
14 16 (4.15%) Red Hat
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Bupa
Posted: 19 hours ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Pension, Overtime, Vendor T
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ZenTech Talent
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Shift Allowance + Excellent Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £21,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Brilliant Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £17000 - £24500 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Clancy Group
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 15 days ago