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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 688 782 785
Rank change year-on-year
+94 +3
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 204 158 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 0.34% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 120 123 144
Median salary £39,320 £40,000 £33,625
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.70% +18.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +52.83%
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
39983 46795 51273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 43.58% 45.81% 46.84%
Number of salaries quoted 32839 38621 41008
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 £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +98 95 £27,000 -35.71% 18
London +33 54 £40,000 +1.91% 7
West Midlands +3 18 £46,000 +61.12% 1
Yorkshire +39 14 £43,750 +75.00% 1
South West -7 8 £25,000 -39.75% 4
North West +17 7 £36,250 +16.00%
East of England +12 6 £30,197 -19.47% 1
East Midlands +5 1 £27,500 - 1
North East - 1 £40,000 -
Sophos
UK

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 282 (62.95%) Windows
2 219 (48.88%) Microsoft
3 162 (36.16%) Active Directory
4 122 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
5 115 (25.67%) Firewall
6 114 (25.45%) Windows Server
7 106 (23.66%) VMware
8 101 (22.54%) Cisco
8 101 (22.54%) C++
8 101 (22.54%) Analytical Skills
9 99 (22.10%) MS Exchange
10 96 (21.43%) MS Office
11 91 (20.31%) ITIL
12 87 (19.42%) Python
13 86 (19.20%) MS Excel
13 86 (19.20%) Linux
14 83 (18.53%) Java
15 77 (17.19%) Microsoft Certification
16 76 (16.96%) Software Engineering
16 76 (16.96%) Windows Server 2012
17 72 (16.07%) Coaching
18 71 (15.85%) SQL Server
19 70 (15.63%) C#
19 70 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
20 69 (15.40%) QA
20 69 (15.40%) DNS
21 67 (14.96%) Mentoring
22 66 (14.73%) Symantec
23 65 (14.51%) Citrix
23 65 (14.51%) SQL

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 99 (22.10%) MS Exchange
2 55 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2013
3 36 (8.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 23 (5.13%) SharePoint
5 13 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (2.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (2.23%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.56%) IIS
8 6 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.34%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2000
9 4 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.45%) CMS
10 2 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.22%) Apache
11 1 (0.22%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 96 (21.43%) MS Office
2 86 (19.20%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.67%) MS Project
4 3 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.67%) Bankmaster
2 2 (0.45%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.45%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.45%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 52 (11.61%) Office 365
2 35 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (4.69%) Mimecast
4 16 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (2.23%) GitHub
5 10 (2.23%) SaaS
6 7 (1.56%) IaaS
7 6 (1.34%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 115 (25.67%) Firewall
2 69 (15.40%) DNS
3 58 (12.95%) SAN
4 52 (11.61%) DHCP
5 41 (9.15%) TCP/IP
6 38 (8.48%) Internet
7 35 (7.81%) VoIP
8 31 (6.92%) VPN
9 26 (5.80%) LAN
9 26 (5.80%) WAN
10 23 (5.13%) VLAN
11 22 (4.91%) SMTP
12 20 (4.46%) Wi-Fi
13 18 (4.02%) Network Security
13 18 (4.02%) Remote Desktop
14 16 (3.57%) HTTPS
15 15 (3.35%) Cisco ASA
16 14 (3.13%) iSCSI
17 13 (2.90%) FTP
17 13 (2.90%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (15.85%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (3.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (3.13%) Big Data
4 14 (3.13%) MongoDB
4 14 (3.13%) NoSQL
5 11 (2.46%) Data Mining
5 11 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (2.01%) MySQL
7 7 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (1.12%) OLAP
8 5 (1.12%) OLTP
8 5 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.12%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.12%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.12%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (3.13%) WinDbg
2 11 (2.46%) Visual Studio
3 10 (2.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 10 (2.23%) Bitbucket
3 10 (2.23%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.23%) Maven
4 5 (1.12%) JIRA
5 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.22%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.22%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
General
1 57 (12.72%) Finance
2 20 (4.46%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.57%) Marketing
4 10 (2.23%) Retail
5 9 (2.01%) Banking
5 9 (2.01%) Legal
5 9 (2.01%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.34%) Publishing
8 2 (0.45%) Electronics
8 2 (0.45%) Games
8 2 (0.45%) German Language
9 1 (0.22%) Automotive
9 1 (0.22%) Cantonese Language
9 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 82 (18.30%) Analyst
2 70 (15.63%) Software Engineer
3 48 (10.71%) Support Engineer
4 38 (8.48%) IT Engineer
5 37 (8.26%) IT Support
6 35 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 35 (7.81%) Senior Software Engineer
6 35 (7.81%) Support Analyst
7 34 (7.59%) 1st Line Support
8 28 (6.25%) Java Engineer
9 27 (6.03%) Administrator
9 27 (6.03%) C++ Software Engineer
9 27 (6.03%) Java Software Engineer
10 26 (5.80%) IT Analyst
11 25 (5.58%) C# Software Engineer
11 25 (5.58%) Senior Analyst
12 24 (5.36%) IT Support Engineer
13 23 (5.13%) Security Engineer
14 22 (4.91%) Team Leader
15 21 (4.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (7.14%) Web Services
2 22 (4.91%) .NET
3 21 (4.69%) HTML
4 16 (3.57%) XML
5 14 (3.13%) Flash
5 14 (3.13%) Regular Expression
6 12 (2.68%) SOAP
7 11 (2.46%) Middleware
8 10 (2.23%) ActiveMQ
8 10 (2.23%) JDBC
8 10 (2.23%) JNDI
8 10 (2.23%) JSON
8 10 (2.23%) RESTful
9 9 (2.01%) STL
10 5 (1.12%) CSS
11 4 (0.89%) AngularJS
11 4 (0.89%) COM
12 3 (0.67%) HTML5
13 2 (0.45%) ASP.NET
13 2 (0.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 101 (22.54%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (8.48%) Management Information System
3 24 (5.36%) Blackberry
4 19 (4.24%) Data Centre
5 18 (4.02%) Replication
6 17 (3.79%) User Experience
7 16 (3.57%) Computer Science
8 15 (3.35%) Blog
8 15 (3.35%) Clustering
9 13 (2.90%) iPhone
9 13 (2.90%) Virtual Team
10 12 (2.68%) EqualLogic
11 11 (2.46%) Video Conferencing
12 10 (2.23%) Security Operations Centre
13 9 (2.01%) iPad
14 8 (1.79%) Driving Licence
15 7 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
16 5 (1.12%) Microsoft Licensing
17 4 (0.89%) Client/Server
17 4 (0.89%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 282 (62.95%) Windows
2 114 (25.45%) Windows Server
3 86 (19.20%) Linux
4 76 (16.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 70 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 61 (13.62%) Windows 7
7 37 (8.26%) Windows 8
8 35 (7.81%) Mac OS X
8 35 (7.81%) Windows 10
9 32 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 25 (5.58%) Unix
11 20 (4.46%) Windows XP
12 12 (2.68%) Windows 2000 Server
13 9 (2.01%) Windows 2000
14 7 (1.56%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.89%) Android
15 4 (0.89%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.22%) CentOS
16 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (20.31%) ITIL
3 76 (16.96%) Software Engineering
4 72 (16.07%) Coaching
5 67 (14.96%) Mentoring
6 63 (14.06%) Pair Programming
7 60 (13.39%) Data Protection
8 57 (12.72%) Continuous Improvement
9 56 (12.50%) Regression Testing
10 46 (10.27%) Project Management
11 44 (9.82%) Information Security
12 42 (9.38%) Test Automation
13 37 (8.26%) Disaster Recovery
14 35 (7.81%) Change Control
15 31 (6.92%) Service Delivery
16 28 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
16 28 (6.25%) Incident Management
17 26 (5.80%) Computer Security
18 25 (5.58%) Cross-Platform Development
18 25 (5.58%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 101 (22.54%) C++
2 87 (19.42%) Python
3 83 (18.53%) Java
4 70 (15.63%) C#
5 65 (14.51%) SQL
6 57 (12.72%) C
7 36 (8.04%) JavaScript
8 30 (6.70%) Perl
8 30 (6.70%) PowerShell
9 11 (2.46%) Apex Code
10 10 (2.23%) Bash Shell
11 9 (2.01%) Tcl
11 9 (2.01%) VB
11 9 (2.01%) VC++
12 7 (1.56%) VBScript
13 5 (1.12%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.12%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.67%) PHP
15 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (17.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (13.17%) MCSE
3 42 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (8.48%) CCNA
5 35 (7.81%) Degree
6 32 (7.14%) MCSA
7 20 (4.46%) MCP
8 19 (4.24%) MCITP
9 18 (4.02%) CISSP
10 17 (3.79%) Network+ Certification
11 7 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.56%) PMI Certification
11 7 (1.56%) Security Cleared
11 7 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.34%) ISTQB
12 6 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (1.12%) CCENT
13 5 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (1.12%) Dell Certification
13 5 (1.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (15.40%) QA
2 34 (7.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (6.70%) SLA
4 7 (1.56%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.12%) ISO19770
6 4 (0.89%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.22%) COBIT
7 1 (0.22%) HL7
System Software
1 162 (36.16%) Active Directory
2 59 (13.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (11.38%) Hyper-V
4 30 (6.70%) vSphere
5 24 (5.36%) XenApp
6 20 (4.46%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (3.79%) Virtual Machines
8 16 (3.57%) Terminal Services
8 16 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
9 14 (3.13%) VMware ESX
10 11 (2.46%) VMware Workstation
11 10 (2.23%) Docker
12 6 (1.34%) Forefront TMG
12 6 (1.34%) XenDesktop
13 5 (1.12%) ProxySG
14 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 2 (0.45%) MetaFrame
16 2 (0.45%) Sendmail
17 1 (0.22%) UAG
Systems Management
1 47 (10.49%) Norton AntiVirus
2 34 (7.59%) Backup Exec
3 33 (7.37%) SCCM
4 24 (5.36%) NetBackup
4 24 (5.36%) WSUS
5 11 (2.46%) SCOM
5 11 (2.46%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 10 (2.23%) Ansible
6 10 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (1.56%) Casper Suite
8 6 (1.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 6 (1.34%) Nessus
9 5 (1.12%) Nexpose
10 4 (0.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (0.89%) Nagios
11 3 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.67%) Simpana
11 3 (0.67%) SnapVault
12 2 (0.45%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 219 (48.88%) Microsoft
2 106 (23.66%) VMware
3 101 (22.54%) Cisco
4 66 (14.73%) Symantec
5 65 (14.51%) Citrix
6 63 (14.06%) HP
7 38 (8.48%) Apple
8 35 (7.81%) Veeam
9 31 (6.92%) Intel Security
10 30 (6.70%) Dell
10 30 (6.70%) NetApp
11 26 (5.80%) Avaya
12 25 (5.58%) Salesforce.com
13 24 (5.36%) CheckPoint
14 22 (4.91%) IBM
14 22 (4.91%) SolarWinds
15 19 (4.24%) Oracle
16 17 (3.79%) SonicWALL
17 13 (2.90%) EMC
17 13 (2.90%) Kaspersky
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Pamoja education
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38640 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + career progression
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Somerset
myBench Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £44000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Tech
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London, South East, United Kingdom
BGC Partners
Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London, South East, United Kingdom
BGC Partners
Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Somerbys IT
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Levett Consultancy
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
East London
Levett Consultancy
Salary: £20,020 per annum including private Healthcare & Pension
Posted: 24 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 25 days ago