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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sophos PLC.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 173 185 190
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 8 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.23% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.39% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 3
Average salary £33,750 £23,750 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.10% -8.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £21,500 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £43,125 £40,000 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +14.03%
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
1411 1558 1724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 40.84% 43.09% 43.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1199 1222 1389
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sophos across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 April 2016.

Sophos Salary Histogram in Manchester

Sophos
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bury - 4 £33,750 -
Sophos
North West

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Sophos also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sophos.

1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
3 15 (78.95%) MS Exchange
3 15 (78.95%) Cisco
3 15 (78.95%) Symantec
3 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
5 12 (63.16%) VMware
5 12 (63.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (57.89%) Norton AntiVirus
6 11 (57.89%) Backup Exec
6 11 (57.89%) HP
6 11 (57.89%) Dell
6 11 (57.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (57.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (52.63%) HP SIM
7 10 (52.63%) Skype for Business
7 10 (52.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (52.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (52.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 10 (52.63%) SQL
7 10 (52.63%) SharePoint
7 10 (52.63%) Back Office
7 10 (52.63%) WSUS
8 9 (47.37%) CISSP
8 9 (47.37%) Network Security
9 8 (42.11%) LAN
10 7 (36.84%) ITIL
10 7 (36.84%) CCNP
10 7 (36.84%) CCNA

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Sophos also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sophos. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (78.95%) MS Exchange
2 11 (57.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (57.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (52.63%) SharePoint
3 10 (52.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (52.63%) Skype for Business
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Mimecast
2 2 (10.53%) Office 365
3 1 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) Network Security
2 8 (42.11%) LAN
3 4 (21.05%) Firewall
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (15.79%) SNMP
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.26%) SAN
5 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 10 (52.63%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (52.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Network Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) IT Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) IT Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.26%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) IT Support
6 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Operations Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (36.84%) AIX
3 7 (36.84%) CentOS
3 7 (36.84%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
5 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
5 4 (21.05%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) ITIL V2
2 7 (36.84%) Patch Management
3 4 (21.05%) Software Licensing
4 3 (15.79%) Information Security
4 3 (15.79%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (15.79%) Threat Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.53%) Security Management
5 2 (10.53%) Validation
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 4 (21.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) CISSP
2 7 (36.84%) A+ Certification
2 7 (36.84%) CCNA
2 7 (36.84%) CCNP
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (36.84%) CompTIA Security+
2 7 (36.84%) HP ASE
2 7 (36.84%) MCITP
2 7 (36.84%) MCSE
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (36.84%) Network+ Certification
2 7 (36.84%) RHCE
2 7 (36.84%) Security+ Certification
2 7 (36.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (15.79%) CISM
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (36.84%) vSphere
3 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) Backup Exec
1 11 (57.89%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (52.63%) HP SIM
2 10 (52.63%) WSUS
3 3 (15.79%) SCCM
3 3 (15.79%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 15 (78.95%) Cisco
2 15 (78.95%) Symantec
3 12 (63.16%) VMware
4 11 (57.89%) Dell
4 11 (57.89%) HP
5 7 (36.84%) GFI Software
5 7 (36.84%) IBM
5 7 (36.84%) ProCurve
5 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
5 7 (36.84%) SolarWinds
6 5 (26.32%) Veeam
7 4 (21.05%) Intel Security
8 3 (15.79%) MobileIron
8 3 (15.79%) ScanSafe
9 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
10 1 (5.26%) Nimble Storage
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