The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 190 183 182
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 10 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.26% 0.084% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 0.20% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 12
Median salary £32,500 £23,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.30% -20.68%
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £29,750
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +17.64%
Sophos
North West

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

Vendors Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1674 1481 1848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.94% 41.39% 44.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1463 1171 1547
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Sophos
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Sophos Salary Trend in Manchester

Sophos
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Manchester 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
Bury - 4 £30,000 -
Altrincham - 3 £32,500 -
Sophos
North West

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

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 Manchester region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 9 (60.00%) SharePoint
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) Symantec
5 7 (46.67%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (40.00%) VMware
6 6 (40.00%) Information Security
6 6 (40.00%) Backup Exec
6 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (40.00%) Office 365
7 5 (33.33%) HP SIM
7 5 (33.33%) Skype for Business
7 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
7 5 (33.33%) Back Office
7 5 (33.33%) WSUS
7 5 (33.33%) SCCM
7 5 (33.33%) HP
7 5 (33.33%) Dell
7 5 (33.33%) SQL
8 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
8 4 (26.67%) MS Office
8 4 (26.67%) ITIL
8 4 (26.67%) Unix
8 4 (26.67%) Linux
8 4 (26.67%) Citrix
8 4 (26.67%) Data Management
8 4 (26.67%) Skype

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 9 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Office 365
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (13.33%) IaaS
4 1 (6.67%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Skype
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security
4 1 (6.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Support Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) IT Support
3 4 (26.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Network Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Network Support
3 4 (26.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Network Systems Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Systems Support Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (26.67%) Unix
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Information Security
2 4 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (26.67%) Data Management
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Master Data Management
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) Security Management
4 1 (6.67%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Threat Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) CISM
2 1 (6.67%) DBS Check
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (40.00%) Backup Exec
3 5 (33.33%) HP SIM
3 5 (33.33%) SCCM
3 5 (33.33%) WSUS
4 1 (6.67%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
1 8 (53.33%) Symantec
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) Dell
3 5 (33.33%) HP
4 4 (26.67%) Citrix
4 4 (26.67%) GFI Software
4 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
4 4 (26.67%) SolarWinds
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco
6 2 (13.33%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (6.67%) Apple
7 1 (6.67%) Google
7 1 (6.67%) MobileIron
7 1 (6.67%) ScanSafe