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 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 612 786 790
Rank change year-on-year
+174 +4
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 277 145 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.71% 0.31% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 112 120 146
Median salary £40,000 £39,250 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.91% +17.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £37,500 £29,250
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +28.20%
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
38895 46684 49977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 43.41% 45.64% 47.35%
Number of salaries quoted 31562 38656 39933
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 £74,500 £70,000 £72,000
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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +192 169 £25,000 -40.47% 16
London +46 58 £50,000 +33.33% 5
West Midlands -4 15 £46,000 +61.12%
Yorkshire +20 12 £40,000 +60.00%
South West -10 9 £35,000 -14.63% 3
East of England +9 6 £30,197 -19.47%
North West -6 6 £35,000 +52.17% 2
East Midlands +12 1 - - 3
North East - 1 £40,000 -
Sophos
UK

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 284 (57.14%) Windows
2 210 (42.25%) Microsoft
3 156 (31.39%) Active Directory
4 127 (25.55%) Agile Software Development
5 124 (24.95%) Firewall
6 114 (22.94%) Windows Server
7 113 (22.74%) Cisco
8 108 (21.73%) VMware
9 107 (21.53%) C++
10 105 (21.13%) Linux
11 97 (19.52%) Analytical Skills
12 92 (18.51%) Python
13 91 (18.31%) Software Engineering
14 90 (18.11%) MS Office
15 89 (17.91%) MS Exchange
15 89 (17.91%) Coaching
16 84 (16.90%) Java
17 80 (16.10%) Pair Programming
18 79 (15.90%) Mentoring
19 78 (15.69%) MS Excel
19 78 (15.69%) ITIL
20 72 (14.49%) C
20 72 (14.49%) SQL Server
21 71 (14.29%) SQL
22 69 (13.88%) Microsoft Certification
22 69 (13.88%) Data Protection
22 69 (13.88%) VMware Infrastructure
23 67 (13.48%) Finance
24 65 (13.08%) Continuous Improvement
25 64 (12.88%) DNS

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 89 (17.91%) MS Exchange
2 41 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 26 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (3.62%) SharePoint
5 15 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (1.61%) Skype for Business
8 7 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.21%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.21%) WordPress
10 3 (0.60%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2000
10 3 (0.60%) IIS
10 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.60%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.60%) WebSphere Portal
11 2 (0.40%) CMS
11 2 (0.40%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.40%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 90 (18.11%) MS Office
2 78 (15.69%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.60%) MS Project
5 3 (0.60%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.40%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.40%) Bankmaster
2 2 (0.40%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.40%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (8.45%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (7.85%) Office 365
3 23 (4.63%) Mimecast
4 19 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.21%) GitHub
5 6 (1.21%) Google Apps
5 6 (1.21%) IaaS
5 6 (1.21%) SaaS
6 5 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.40%) Rackspace Cloud
7 2 (0.40%) Sumo Logic
8 1 (0.20%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 124 (24.95%) Firewall
2 64 (12.88%) DNS
3 49 (9.86%) SAN
4 41 (8.25%) DHCP
5 39 (7.85%) Internet
6 37 (7.44%) TCP/IP
7 36 (7.24%) VoIP
8 27 (5.43%) SMTP
9 26 (5.23%) LAN
9 26 (5.23%) WAN
10 25 (5.03%) VPN
11 23 (4.63%) Remote Desktop
12 20 (4.02%) Network Security
12 20 (4.02%) VLAN
13 16 (3.22%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (2.62%) Unified Communications
14 13 (2.62%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (2.41%) FTP
15 12 (2.41%) HTTPS
15 12 (2.41%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (14.49%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.42%) Big Data
2 17 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (2.01%) MongoDB
3 10 (2.01%) NoSQL
4 9 (1.81%) MySQL
4 9 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (1.61%) Data Mining
6 7 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (1.01%) OLAP
7 5 (1.01%) OLTP
7 5 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.01%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.01%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (3.42%) WinDbg
2 6 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (1.21%) Bitbucket
2 6 (1.21%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.21%) Maven
3 5 (1.01%) JIRA
3 5 (1.01%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.60%) ClearCase
4 3 (0.60%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.40%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.20%) Burp Suite
General
1 67 (13.48%) Finance
2 36 (7.24%) Marketing
3 19 (3.82%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.41%) Banking
5 9 (1.81%) Legal
5 9 (1.81%) Publishing
6 7 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.21%) Retail
8 5 (1.01%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.60%) Front Office
10 2 (0.40%) Electronics
10 2 (0.40%) Games
10 2 (0.40%) German Language
11 1 (0.20%) Automotive
11 1 (0.20%) Back Office
11 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.20%) French Language
11 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 82 (16.50%) Software Engineer
2 76 (15.29%) Analyst
3 47 (9.46%) Support Engineer
4 45 (9.05%) Senior Software Engineer
5 42 (8.45%) IT Engineer
6 38 (7.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 38 (7.65%) IT Support
7 35 (7.04%) Support Analyst
8 31 (6.24%) 1st Line Support
9 28 (5.63%) IT Analyst
10 26 (5.23%) Java Engineer
10 26 (5.23%) Security Engineer
11 25 (5.03%) Senior Analyst
12 23 (4.63%) Administrator
12 23 (4.63%) C++ Software Engineer
12 23 (4.63%) IT Support Engineer
12 23 (4.63%) Java Software Engineer
13 22 (4.43%) Technical Support
14 21 (4.23%) C# Software Engineer
14 21 (4.23%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (6.44%) Web Services
2 29 (5.84%) HTML
3 19 (3.82%) Regular Expression
4 18 (3.62%) XML
5 17 (3.42%) Flash
6 16 (3.22%) .NET
7 13 (2.62%) Middleware
8 12 (2.41%) SOAP
9 10 (2.01%) RESTful
10 6 (1.21%) ActiveMQ
10 6 (1.21%) CSS
10 6 (1.21%) JDBC
10 6 (1.21%) JNDI
10 6 (1.21%) JSON
11 4 (0.80%) AngularJS
12 3 (0.60%) COM
12 3 (0.60%) Dojo
12 3 (0.60%) GWT
12 3 (0.60%) HTML5
12 3 (0.60%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 97 (19.52%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (7.24%) Management Information System
3 26 (5.23%) Blog
4 21 (4.23%) Blackberry
5 18 (3.62%) Replication
6 17 (3.42%) Security Operations Centre
7 15 (3.02%) Data Centre
8 14 (2.82%) Clustering
9 11 (2.21%) Computer Science
9 11 (2.21%) User Experience
10 10 (2.01%) iPhone
10 10 (2.01%) Social Media
11 9 (1.81%) iPad
11 9 (1.81%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (1.81%) Virtual Team
12 8 (1.61%) Driving Licence
13 7 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (1.41%) IVR
14 5 (1.01%) Cyberthreat
14 5 (1.01%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 284 (57.14%) Windows
2 114 (22.94%) Windows Server
3 105 (21.13%) Linux
4 59 (11.87%) Windows 7
4 59 (11.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (9.46%) Mac OS X
7 32 (6.44%) Windows 8
8 30 (6.04%) Windows 10
9 28 (5.63%) Unix
10 20 (4.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (2.21%) Windows XP
12 9 (1.81%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.60%) NetWare
13 3 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.40%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.20%) CentOS
15 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.20%) SUSE
15 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (25.55%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (18.31%) Software Engineering
3 89 (17.91%) Coaching
4 80 (16.10%) Pair Programming
5 79 (15.90%) Mentoring
6 78 (15.69%) ITIL
7 69 (13.88%) Data Protection
8 65 (13.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 61 (12.27%) Cybersecurity
10 58 (11.67%) Information Security
11 56 (11.27%) Project Management
12 55 (11.07%) Test Automation
13 53 (10.66%) Regression Testing
14 38 (7.65%) Change Control
15 35 (7.04%) Cross-Platform Development
15 35 (7.04%) Secure Coding
16 33 (6.64%) Service Delivery
17 32 (6.44%) Disaster Recovery
18 29 (5.84%) Kalman Filter
19 28 (5.63%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 107 (21.53%) C++
2 92 (18.51%) Python
3 84 (16.90%) Java
4 72 (14.49%) C
5 71 (14.29%) SQL
6 56 (11.27%) C#
7 36 (7.24%) JavaScript
8 31 (6.24%) Perl
9 27 (5.43%) PowerShell
10 11 (2.21%) Apex Code
11 10 (2.01%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.61%) VB
13 6 (1.21%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.21%) VBScript
14 5 (1.01%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.60%) PHP
15 3 (0.60%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.60%) VC++
16 2 (0.40%) Ruby
16 2 (0.40%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 69 (13.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (10.66%) Degree
2 53 (10.66%) MCSE
3 48 (9.66%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (9.05%) CCNA
5 26 (5.23%) MCSA
6 21 (4.23%) MCP
7 20 (4.02%) CISSP
8 16 (3.22%) Network+ Certification
9 11 (2.21%) CEH
9 11 (2.21%) CompTIA Security+
9 11 (2.21%) MCITP
9 11 (2.21%) Security Cleared
9 11 (2.21%) Security+ Certification
10 9 (1.81%) DV Cleared
11 8 (1.61%) ISTQB
11 8 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (1.21%) PMI Certification
13 5 (1.01%) CCENT
13 5 (1.01%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (11.27%) QA
2 44 (8.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (5.84%) SLA
4 9 (1.81%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.01%) ISO19770
6 4 (0.80%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.40%) GPG13
7 2 (0.40%) SSAE 16
8 1 (0.20%) COBIT
8 1 (0.20%) HL7
System Software
1 156 (31.39%) Active Directory
2 69 (13.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (9.66%) Hyper-V
4 28 (5.63%) vSphere
5 23 (4.63%) Virtual Machines
6 20 (4.02%) XenApp
7 18 (3.62%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (2.82%) Terminal Services
9 11 (2.21%) Virtual Servers
9 11 (2.21%) VMware Workstation
10 10 (2.01%) VMware ESX
11 8 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 8 (1.61%) Xen
12 6 (1.21%) Docker
13 5 (1.01%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (0.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (0.60%) ProxySG
15 2 (0.40%) Sendmail
15 2 (0.40%) Snort
15 2 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 43 (8.65%) Norton AntiVirus
2 30 (6.04%) SCCM
3 27 (5.43%) Backup Exec
4 22 (4.43%) NetBackup
5 15 (3.02%) WSUS
6 12 (2.41%) SCOM
7 11 (2.21%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 8 (1.61%) Casper Suite
8 8 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (1.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 6 (1.21%) Ansible
10 6 (1.21%) Nessus
10 6 (1.21%) Nmap
11 5 (1.01%) Nexpose
12 4 (0.80%) FortiGate
12 4 (0.80%) logstash
12 4 (0.80%) QRadar
12 4 (0.80%) SCVMM
13 3 (0.60%) HP SIM
13 3 (0.60%) Simpana
Vendors
1 210 (42.25%) Microsoft
2 113 (22.74%) Cisco
3 108 (21.73%) VMware
4 60 (12.07%) Symantec
5 50 (10.06%) Citrix
6 49 (9.86%) HP
7 34 (6.84%) Apple
8 33 (6.64%) Salesforce.com
9 27 (5.43%) CheckPoint
9 27 (5.43%) Intel Security
10 26 (5.23%) Veeam
11 24 (4.83%) Avaya
11 24 (4.83%) Palo Alto
12 22 (4.43%) SolarWinds
13 21 (4.23%) Dell
13 21 (4.23%) NetApp
14 20 (4.02%) Qualys
15 19 (3.82%) Oracle
16 18 (3.62%) Forcepoint
17 15 (3.02%) arcserve
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 10 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 12 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £17000 - £24500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Ripley, Derbyshire
DERBYSHIRE FIRE & RESCUE SERVICE
Salary: £34,196 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + career progression
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
East London
Levett Consultancy
Salary: £20,020 per annum inc private Healthcare & Pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Somerbys IT
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum dependent upon experience
Posted: 12 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + Bounus & benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly competative + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competative + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competative + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competative + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competative + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 23 days ago