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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 649 705 759
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +54
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 213 218 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.48% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 101 128 164
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,350 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £48,600 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £29,750
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +17.64%
Sophos
UK

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
37668 45101 51133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 43.75% 45.30% 48.11%
Number of salaries quoted 30437 37142 41731
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +58 114 £30,500 -28.23% 7
London +74 51 £51,250 +46.42% 6
North West -16 14 £32,500 +30.00% 1
East of England +13 12 £45,250 +105.68%
South West +8 11 £32,500 -18.75% 1
West Midlands -20 4 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Yorkshire +13 3 £37,500 +54.63% 2
North East - 3 £34,000 - 1
East Midlands -2 1 - - 1
Sophos
UK

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 England region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 250 (56.18%) Windows
2 168 (37.75%) Microsoft
3 149 (33.48%) Active Directory
4 132 (29.66%) Firewall
5 122 (27.42%) Windows Server
6 105 (23.60%) Cisco
7 101 (22.70%) Linux
8 100 (22.47%) VMware
9 87 (19.55%) MS Exchange
9 87 (19.55%) Cybersecurity
10 79 (17.75%) VMware Infrastructure
11 74 (16.63%) Degree
11 74 (16.63%) SQL Server
12 73 (16.40%) MS Office
13 71 (15.96%) SQL
13 71 (15.96%) Information Security
14 70 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
15 68 (15.28%) Microsoft Certification
16 67 (15.06%) Software Engineering
17 65 (14.61%) ITIL
18 63 (14.16%) Symantec
19 62 (13.93%) Coaching
20 61 (13.71%) Mentoring
20 61 (13.71%) Python
21 58 (13.03%) MS Excel
21 58 (13.03%) Windows 7
22 57 (12.81%) Hyper-V
22 57 (12.81%) C++
22 57 (12.81%) DNS
23 54 (12.13%) Project Management

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 87 (19.55%) MS Exchange
2 30 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 25 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (5.62%) SharePoint
4 17 (3.82%) Skype for Business
5 14 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (2.25%) ArcGIS
7 10 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (2.25%) WebSphere
7 10 (2.25%) WebSphere Portal
8 7 (1.57%) WordPress
9 6 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.45%) Apache
10 2 (0.45%) CMS
10 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2000
10 2 (0.45%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.45%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.45%) IIS
10 2 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 73 (16.40%) MS Office
2 58 (13.03%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.25%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.80%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.67%) Bankmaster
3 3 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.45%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.45%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.45%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 42 (9.44%) Office 365
2 39 (8.76%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (5.84%) Mimecast
4 24 (5.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.12%) Sumo Logic
6 4 (0.90%) AdWords
7 2 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.45%) IaaS
7 2 (0.45%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 132 (29.66%) Firewall
2 57 (12.81%) DNS
3 42 (9.44%) SAN
4 37 (8.31%) TCP/IP
5 35 (7.87%) Remote Desktop
6 33 (7.42%) DHCP
6 33 (7.42%) VoIP
7 31 (6.97%) WAN
8 29 (6.52%) VPN
9 28 (6.29%) LAN
10 24 (5.39%) Network Security
11 22 (4.94%) VLAN
12 20 (4.49%) Internet
13 18 (4.04%) SMTP
14 16 (3.60%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (3.15%) Wi-Fi
16 13 (2.92%) Wireless
17 12 (2.70%) FTP
17 12 (2.70%) MPLS
18 10 (2.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (16.63%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.92%) MySQL
3 10 (2.25%) Big Data
3 10 (2.25%) GIS
3 10 (2.25%) Oracle Database
3 10 (2.25%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (1.12%) Data Mining
5 5 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (1.12%) OLAP
5 5 (1.12%) OLTP
5 5 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.12%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.12%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (2.25%) ClearCase
1 10 (2.25%) Eclipse
2 8 (1.80%) WinDbg
3 3 (0.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.45%) JIRA
4 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.22%) Burp Suite
General
1 54 (12.13%) Finance
2 46 (10.34%) Marketing
3 16 (3.60%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.70%) Banking
5 11 (2.47%) Publishing
5 11 (2.47%) Retail
6 8 (1.80%) Back Office
7 7 (1.57%) Legal
8 6 (1.35%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.90%) Front Office
10 2 (0.45%) French Language
10 2 (0.45%) German Language
11 1 (0.22%) Advertising
11 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 71 (15.96%) Analyst
2 57 (12.81%) Software Engineer
3 48 (10.79%) Support Engineer
4 44 (9.89%) IT Support
5 40 (8.99%) IT Engineer
6 31 (6.97%) Technical Support
7 30 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 29 (6.52%) Senior Software Engineer
8 29 (6.52%) Support Analyst
9 28 (6.29%) IT Analyst
10 27 (6.07%) Security Engineer
11 24 (5.39%) Security Analyst
12 22 (4.94%) Administrator
12 22 (4.94%) Senior Analyst
13 21 (4.72%) IT Support Analyst
13 21 (4.72%) IT Support Engineer
14 18 (4.04%) Cybersecurity Specialist
15 17 (3.82%) Server Engineer
15 17 (3.82%) Technical Engineer
15 17 (3.82%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.97%) Web Services
2 20 (4.49%) HTML
2 20 (4.49%) XML
3 16 (3.60%) Regular Expression
4 10 (2.25%) Dojo
4 10 (2.25%) GWT
4 10 (2.25%) J2EE
4 10 (2.25%) JSF
5 8 (1.80%) ELK Stack
5 8 (1.80%) Flash
5 8 (1.80%) Middleware
6 7 (1.57%) .NET
6 7 (1.57%) SOAP
7 6 (1.35%) CSS
8 5 (1.12%) EDI
8 5 (1.12%) RESTful
9 4 (0.90%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.67%) COM
11 2 (0.45%) PCRE
11 2 (0.45%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.13%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (9.66%) Management Information System
3 24 (5.39%) Security Operations Centre
4 23 (5.17%) Blackberry
5 19 (4.27%) Blog
6 16 (3.60%) Social Media
7 15 (3.37%) Replication
8 14 (3.15%) Clustering
9 11 (2.47%) iPhone
9 11 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
10 10 (2.25%) iPad
11 9 (2.02%) Driving Licence
12 8 (1.80%) Cyberthreat
12 8 (1.80%) Data Centre
12 8 (1.80%) IVR
13 7 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (1.35%) Computer Science
15 5 (1.12%) Copywriting
15 5 (1.12%) Microsoft Licensing
16 4 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 250 (56.18%) Windows
2 122 (27.42%) Windows Server
3 101 (22.70%) Linux
4 58 (13.03%) Windows 7
5 52 (11.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (9.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (7.42%) Mac OS X
8 32 (7.19%) Windows 8
9 30 (6.74%) Unix
10 26 (5.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 22 (4.94%) Windows 10
12 10 (2.25%) Windows XP
13 8 (1.80%) Mac OS
14 7 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (1.12%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.90%) NetWare
17 2 (0.45%) Android
17 2 (0.45%) Windows 2000
18 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (19.55%) Cybersecurity
2 71 (15.96%) Information Security
3 70 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (15.06%) Software Engineering
5 65 (14.61%) ITIL
6 62 (13.93%) Coaching
7 61 (13.71%) Mentoring
8 54 (12.13%) Project Management
9 45 (10.11%) Data Protection
9 45 (10.11%) Pair Programming
10 42 (9.44%) Continuous Improvement
11 39 (8.76%) Penetration Testing
12 36 (8.09%) CRM
13 34 (7.64%) Test Automation
14 32 (7.19%) SIEM
15 30 (6.74%) Change Control
16 28 (6.29%) Root Cause Analysis
17 26 (5.84%) Regression Testing
17 26 (5.84%) Security Operations
18 25 (5.62%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 71 (15.96%) SQL
2 61 (13.71%) Python
3 57 (12.81%) C++
4 52 (11.69%) Java
5 40 (8.99%) C
6 33 (7.42%) PowerShell
7 24 (5.39%) JavaScript
8 22 (4.94%) C#
9 14 (3.15%) Perl
10 13 (2.92%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.25%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.80%) Ruby
13 6 (1.35%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.35%) VB
14 5 (1.12%) Apex Code
14 5 (1.12%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.12%) VBScript
15 3 (0.67%) PHP
15 3 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 74 (16.63%) Degree
2 68 (15.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (10.11%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (8.76%) CCNA
5 38 (8.54%) MCSE
6 25 (5.62%) MCSA
7 23 (5.17%) CEH
8 22 (4.94%) CISSP
9 19 (4.27%) Security Cleared
10 18 (4.04%) MCP
11 17 (3.82%) CompTIA Security+
11 17 (3.82%) DV Cleared
11 17 (3.82%) Security+ Certification
12 15 (3.37%) ISTQB
12 15 (3.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 12 (2.70%) CREST Certified
14 9 (2.02%) Network+ Certification
15 8 (1.80%) OSCP
16 7 (1.57%) SC Cleared
17 6 (1.35%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (11.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (7.42%) SLA
3 25 (5.62%) QA
4 10 (2.25%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.35%) GPG13
6 5 (1.12%) SSAE 16
7 4 (0.90%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.22%) COBIT
8 1 (0.22%) HL7
8 1 (0.22%) ISO19770
System Software
1 149 (33.48%) Active Directory
2 79 (17.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (12.81%) Hyper-V
4 21 (4.72%) Virtual Machines
5 20 (4.49%) vSphere
6 14 (3.15%) Terminal Services
6 14 (3.15%) XenApp
7 13 (2.92%) VMware ESX
7 13 (2.92%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (2.92%) Xen
8 9 (2.02%) Forefront TMG
8 9 (2.02%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (1.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (1.80%) Snort
10 5 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (0.90%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.45%) HDFS
12 2 (0.45%) MetaFrame
12 2 (0.45%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 44 (9.89%) Norton AntiVirus
2 36 (8.09%) Backup Exec
3 30 (6.74%) SCCM
4 23 (5.17%) NetBackup
5 17 (3.82%) SCOM
6 12 (2.70%) logstash
7 10 (2.25%) QRadar
8 9 (2.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 8 (1.80%) Casper Suite
9 8 (1.80%) HP SIM
9 8 (1.80%) Nmap
9 8 (1.80%) WSUS
10 7 (1.57%) Kibana
10 7 (1.57%) Nagios
11 6 (1.35%) Nessus
11 6 (1.35%) RSA enVision
12 5 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
12 5 (1.12%) Nexpose
12 5 (1.12%) WebSphere Cast Iron
12 5 (1.12%) WMI
Vendors
1 168 (37.75%) Microsoft
2 105 (23.60%) Cisco
3 100 (22.47%) VMware
4 63 (14.16%) Symantec
5 50 (11.24%) Citrix
6 44 (9.89%) HP
7 32 (7.19%) Intel Security
7 32 (7.19%) Palo Alto
8 31 (6.97%) Apple
8 31 (6.97%) Salesforce.com
9 28 (6.29%) Oracle
10 27 (6.07%) Forcepoint
11 25 (5.62%) CheckPoint
12 23 (5.17%) Qualys
12 23 (5.17%) SolarWinds
13 20 (4.49%) Dell
14 19 (4.27%) Avaya
15 18 (4.04%) Veeam
16 17 (3.82%) arcserve
16 17 (3.82%) Google
Derby, Derbyshire
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Feltham, Middlesex
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
First Utility
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Encore
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum and on call allowance
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 13 days ago
Macclesfield
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Milton Keynes
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £17000 - £24500 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £36000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highlt competitive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Cybercrowd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitve + Bouns & Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago