The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 88 105 106
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +1
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 6 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.57% 0.22% 0.072%
As % of the Vendors category 1.35% 0.49% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 0
Median salary £33,000 £22,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £32,750 £35,000 £29,750
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +17.64%
Sophos
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
444 614 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 42.09% 44.17% 50.61%
Number of salaries quoted 296 444 536
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Sophos
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Sophos Salary Trend in Essex

Sophos
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Essex region over the 3 months to 7 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
Halstead - 5 £33,000 -
Chelmsford -6 1 £23,500 +6.81%
Sophos
East of England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 7 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 Essex region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
2 7 (87.50%) Hyper-V
2 7 (87.50%) Remote Desktop
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (75.00%) SAN
4 5 (62.50%) Mac OS X
4 5 (62.50%) Nagios
4 5 (62.50%) Firewall
4 5 (62.50%) DNS
4 5 (62.50%) Citrix
4 5 (62.50%) VoIP
4 5 (62.50%) SNMP
4 5 (62.50%) Web Services
4 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
4 5 (62.50%) EDI
4 5 (62.50%) Linux
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) MySQL
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (62.50%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (62.50%) Office 365
4 5 (62.50%) Windows 8

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (62.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Remote Desktop
1 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
2 6 (75.00%) SAN
3 5 (62.50%) DNS
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) SNMP
3 5 (62.50%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (62.50%) Manufacturing
1 5 (62.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) IT Support
2 5 (62.50%) Business Manager
2 5 (62.50%) IT Manager
2 5 (62.50%) IT Support Manager
2 5 (62.50%) Support Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Assistant
4 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Assistant
4 1 (12.50%) Support Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) EDI
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Mac OS X
3 5 (62.50%) Ubuntu
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 8
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure Management
1 5 (62.50%) Operations Management
2 1 (12.50%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Hyper-V
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (62.50%) VMware ESX
4 5 (62.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Backup Exec
1 5 (62.50%) Nagios
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
2 5 (62.50%) WatchGuard
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) arcserve
4 2 (25.00%) Veeam
5 1 (12.50%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) MobileIron