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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 176 184 185
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 8 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.084% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 0.19% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 9
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +53.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £37,500 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
- +33.92%
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
1504 1569 1734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 41.71% 43.77% 43.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1232 1245 1397
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Sophos Salary Histogram 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 29 July 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 - 1 £22,000 -
Sophos
North West

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 10 (62.50%) Symantec
3 10 (62.50%) VMware
3 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (56.25%) Firewall
4 9 (56.25%) Windows
5 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
6 7 (43.75%) MS Office
6 7 (43.75%) Office 365
7 6 (37.50%) Nimble Storage
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
7 6 (37.50%) SAN
7 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
7 6 (37.50%) LAN
7 6 (37.50%) WAN
7 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (37.50%) IaaS
7 6 (37.50%) Mobile Device Management
7 6 (37.50%) IP Telephony
7 6 (37.50%) Supplier Management
7 6 (37.50%) Cisco IPT
8 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (31.25%) Veeam
8 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
8 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
9 4 (25.00%) Windows 10

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 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Office
2 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Office 365
2 6 (37.50%) IaaS
3 3 (18.75%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco IPT
3 6 (37.50%) IP Telephony
3 6 (37.50%) LAN
3 6 (37.50%) SAN
3 6 (37.50%) WAN
4 3 (18.75%) Network Security
5 1 (6.25%) DNS
5 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Looker
General
1 1 (6.25%) Automotive
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) IT Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) IT Security Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Security Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) IT Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) CISSP Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Information Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) IT Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Security Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Mobile Device Management
1 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (37.50%) Supplier Management
2 4 (25.00%) Information Security
2 4 (25.00%) Software Licensing
3 3 (18.75%) Security Management
3 3 (18.75%) Threat Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 2 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CISSP
2 3 (18.75%) CISM
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
3 4 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 10 (62.50%) Symantec
3 10 (62.50%) VMware
4 6 (37.50%) Nimble Storage
5 5 (31.25%) Veeam
6 4 (25.00%) Intel Security
7 3 (18.75%) MobileIron
7 3 (18.75%) ScanSafe
8 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
9 1 (6.25%) Dell
9 1 (6.25%) HP