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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 218 248 242
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -6
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 16 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.062% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 0.14% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 8
Median salary £50,000 £30,000 £24,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% +23.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £30,000 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £30,000 £28,650
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +25.00%
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
2410 2870 3087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.28% 44.61% 43.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1965 2296 2478
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Sophos Salary Histogram 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 1 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
Manchester +20 12 £50,000 - 1
Merseyside - 3 - -
Cheshire +44 1 - -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 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 North West region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 30 (81.08%) Microsoft
2 25 (67.57%) Windows
3 24 (64.86%) VMware
4 22 (59.46%) Cisco
5 21 (56.76%) MS Exchange
6 20 (54.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (48.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (48.65%) Symantec
8 17 (45.95%) Firewall
9 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
9 16 (43.24%) Office 365
9 16 (43.24%) Exchange Server 2013
10 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (37.84%) ITIL
11 13 (35.14%) LAN
11 13 (35.14%) HP
11 13 (35.14%) Dell
12 12 (32.43%) SQL
12 12 (32.43%) Norton AntiVirus
12 12 (32.43%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (32.43%) Windows Server
13 11 (29.73%) Information Security
14 10 (27.03%) MCITP
14 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
14 10 (27.03%) MS Office
14 10 (27.03%) MCSE
14 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
14 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (24.32%) WAN

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 21 (56.76%) MS Exchange
2 16 (43.24%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
4 6 (16.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (16.22%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
1 10 (27.03%) MS Office
2 3 (8.11%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 16 (43.24%) Office 365
2 6 (16.22%) IaaS
3 4 (10.81%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 17 (45.95%) Firewall
2 13 (35.14%) LAN
3 9 (24.32%) WAN
4 8 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (18.92%) Network Security
6 6 (16.22%) Cisco IPT
6 6 (16.22%) IP Telephony
6 6 (16.22%) SAN
7 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
8 3 (8.11%) SNMP
8 3 (8.11%) VoIP
8 3 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
2 12 (32.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.41%) Looker
5 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
General
1 6 (16.22%) Back Office
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
1 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Automotive
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) ICT Support
2 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (16.22%) IT Support
2 6 (16.22%) IT Technician
3 5 (13.51%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Security Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (10.81%) Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) IT Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) IT Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) IT Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Network Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Assistant IT Manager
5 3 (8.11%) ICT Support Technician
5 3 (8.11%) IT Assistant
5 3 (8.11%) IT Support Assistant
5 3 (8.11%) Software Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
1 4 (10.81%) Replication
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 25 (67.57%) Windows
2 20 (54.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (32.43%) Windows Server
5 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
6 7 (18.92%) Windows 10
7 5 (13.51%) Linux
8 4 (10.81%) AIX
8 4 (10.81%) CentOS
8 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (10.81%) Windows 8
9 3 (8.11%) Unix
10 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) ITIL
2 11 (29.73%) Information Security
3 7 (18.92%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (16.22%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (16.22%) Supplier Management
5 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
5 4 (10.81%) IT Asset Management
5 4 (10.81%) ITIL V2
5 4 (10.81%) ITIL V3
5 4 (10.81%) Patch Management
5 4 (10.81%) Software License Management
5 4 (10.81%) Software Licensing
5 4 (10.81%) Threat Analysis
5 4 (10.81%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
6 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (8.11%) Security Management
6 3 (8.11%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
3 4 (10.81%) VB
4 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) MCITP
1 10 (27.03%) MCSE
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (21.62%) CISSP
3 7 (18.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (10.81%) A+ Certification
4 4 (10.81%) CCNA
4 4 (10.81%) CCNP
4 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (10.81%) CISM
4 4 (10.81%) CompTIA Security+
4 4 (10.81%) Degree
4 4 (10.81%) HP ASE
4 4 (10.81%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (10.81%) RHCE
4 4 (10.81%) Security+ Certification
5 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (8.11%) MCP
6 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.11%) SLA
3 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (48.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
3 6 (16.22%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
5 4 (10.81%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (10.81%) vSphere
6 1 (2.70%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (32.43%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (21.62%) Backup Exec
3 6 (16.22%) HP SIM
3 6 (16.22%) WSUS
4 2 (5.41%) SCCM
4 2 (5.41%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 30 (81.08%) Microsoft
2 24 (64.86%) VMware
3 22 (59.46%) Cisco
4 18 (48.65%) Symantec
5 13 (35.14%) Dell
5 13 (35.14%) HP
6 8 (21.62%) IBM
7 7 (18.92%) Citrix
7 7 (18.92%) Intel Security
8 6 (16.22%) Avaya
8 6 (16.22%) Nimble Storage
8 6 (16.22%) SonicWALL
9 5 (13.51%) Veeam
10 4 (10.81%) Adobe
10 4 (10.81%) Autodesk
10 4 (10.81%) Oracle
10 4 (10.81%) ProCurve
10 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
10 4 (10.81%) SAP
10 4 (10.81%) SolarWinds
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