The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 243 256 240
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 6 7 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.096% 0.10% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.23% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 21
Median salary £35,000 £23,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+52.17% -22.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £22,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £32,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
- +29.31%
Sophos
England

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

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2697 2981 3291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.12% 44.11% 44.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2112 2368 2619
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Sophos
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Sophos Salary Trend in the North West

Sophos
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 September 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
Cheshire +32 3 £34,000 +36.00% 1
Lancashire - 2 £35,000 -
Manchester -14 1 - -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 North West region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 16 (69.57%) VMware
3 15 (65.22%) Cisco
3 15 (65.22%) Windows
4 14 (60.87%) Firewall
5 13 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (56.52%) Office 365
5 13 (56.52%) Windows Server
6 12 (52.17%) Symantec
7 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
7 10 (43.48%) MS Office
7 10 (43.48%) MS Exchange
7 10 (43.48%) LAN
7 10 (43.48%) WAN
8 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
8 9 (39.13%) Norton AntiVirus
8 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (39.13%) Nimble Storage
9 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (34.78%) Information Security
10 7 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (30.43%) SQL
11 6 (26.09%) HP
11 6 (26.09%) SAN
11 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (26.09%) IaaS
11 6 (26.09%) IP Telephony
11 6 (26.09%) Supplier Management
11 6 (26.09%) Cisco IPT
11 6 (26.09%) Mobile Device Management

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 10 (43.48%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) MS Office
2 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 13 (56.52%) Office 365
2 6 (26.09%) IaaS
3 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (8.70%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) Firewall
2 10 (43.48%) LAN
2 10 (43.48%) WAN
3 7 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (26.09%) Cisco IPT
4 6 (26.09%) IP Telephony
4 6 (26.09%) SAN
5 5 (21.74%) VoIP
6 4 (17.39%) DNS
7 3 (13.04%) NAS
8 2 (8.70%) MPLS
8 2 (8.70%) Network Security
8 2 (8.70%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
8 2 (8.70%) VLAN
9 1 (4.35%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Looker
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Automotive
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (17.39%) Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) IT Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) IT Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) IT Support
4 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 3 (13.04%) ICT Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) ICT Support
4 3 (13.04%) ICT Support Technician
4 3 (13.04%) ICT Technician
4 3 (13.04%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) IT Support Technician
4 3 (13.04%) IT Technician
4 3 (13.04%) Network Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Network Support
4 3 (13.04%) Network Support Technician
4 3 (13.04%) Network Technician
4 3 (13.04%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
1 3 (13.04%) Replication
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.70%) Private Cloud
2 2 (8.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server
3 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
6 3 (13.04%) Linux
6 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
7 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
8 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
8 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
8 1 (4.35%) Unix
8 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Information Security
2 6 (26.09%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (26.09%) Supplier Management
3 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
4 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
5 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity Management
5 2 (8.70%) High Availability
5 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Security Management
5 2 (8.70%) Software Licensing
5 2 (8.70%) Threat Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) CCNA
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (21.74%) MCSE
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.04%) CISSP
2 3 (13.04%) MCITP
3 2 (8.70%) CISM
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
3 5 (21.74%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (8.70%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (8.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (13.04%) FortiGate
3 2 (8.70%) Backup Exec
3 2 (8.70%) HP SIM
3 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 16 (69.57%) VMware
3 15 (65.22%) Cisco
4 12 (52.17%) Symantec
5 9 (39.13%) Nimble Storage
6 6 (26.09%) HP
7 5 (21.74%) arcserve
7 5 (21.74%) SonicWALL
8 4 (17.39%) Dell
9 3 (13.04%) Avaya
9 3 (13.04%) IBM
9 3 (13.04%) Veeam
10 2 (8.70%) Intel Security
10 2 (8.70%) Juniper
10 2 (8.70%) Mitel
10 2 (8.70%) MobileIron
10 2 (8.70%) ProCurve
10 2 (8.70%) ScanSafe
10 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
11 1 (4.35%) Autodesk
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