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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 208 242 239
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -3
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 19 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.082% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.80% 0.18% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 8
Median salary £50,000 £30,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% +5.26%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £32,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +12.06%
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
2361 2738 3017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.51% 44.90% 44.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1970 2148 2425
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,182 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,450 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +10 9 £50,000 +132.55% 4
Merseyside - 6 - - 1
Cheshire - 3 - -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 33 (89.19%) Microsoft
2 28 (75.68%) Windows
3 25 (67.57%) MS Exchange
3 25 (67.57%) VMware
3 25 (67.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (62.16%) Cisco
5 21 (56.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (54.05%) SQL Server
6 20 (54.05%) Symantec
7 19 (51.35%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (45.95%) ITIL
8 17 (45.95%) HP
8 17 (45.95%) Dell
9 16 (43.24%) SQL
9 16 (43.24%) SQL Server 2008
10 15 (40.54%) Firewall
10 15 (40.54%) Exchange Server 2010
11 14 (37.84%) Office 365
11 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (37.84%) Norton AntiVirus
11 14 (37.84%) LAN
12 13 (35.14%) MCSE
12 13 (35.14%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (35.14%) MCITP
13 12 (32.43%) Windows Server
14 11 (29.73%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 11 (29.73%) Backup Exec
14 11 (29.73%) IBM
15 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
15 10 (27.03%) MS Excel

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 25 (67.57%) MS Exchange
2 21 (56.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (40.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (27.03%) SharePoint
4 10 (27.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 10 (27.03%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
2 7 (18.92%) MS Office
3 3 (8.11%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 14 (37.84%) Office 365
2 4 (10.81%) IaaS
3 3 (8.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) Firewall
2 14 (37.84%) LAN
3 9 (24.32%) Network Security
4 7 (18.92%) WAN
5 6 (16.22%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
7 4 (10.81%) Cisco IPT
7 4 (10.81%) IP Telephony
7 4 (10.81%) SAN
7 4 (10.81%) SNMP
8 3 (8.11%) VoIP
8 3 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.70%) Broadband
9 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (54.05%) SQL Server
2 16 (43.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
General
1 10 (27.03%) Back Office
2 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Automotive
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) IT Support
2 7 (18.92%) Network Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) ICT Support
3 6 (16.22%) IT Technician
3 6 (16.22%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (10.81%) IT Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Security Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support Technician
6 3 (8.11%) Assistant IT Manager
6 3 (8.11%) ICT Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) ICT Assistant
6 3 (8.11%) ICT Support Technician
6 3 (8.11%) IT Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) IT Support Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Network Support
6 3 (8.11%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Replication
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Driving Licence
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (75.68%) Windows
2 25 (67.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (32.43%) Windows Server
5 8 (21.62%) Linux
6 7 (18.92%) AIX
6 7 (18.92%) CentOS
6 7 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (18.92%) Windows 10
6 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
7 5 (13.51%) Windows 8
8 3 (8.11%) Unix
9 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) ITIL
2 11 (29.73%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 9 (24.32%) Information Security
4 7 (18.92%) ITIL V2
4 7 (18.92%) Patch Management
5 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
6 4 (10.81%) IT Asset Management
6 4 (10.81%) ITIL V3
6 4 (10.81%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (10.81%) Software License Management
6 4 (10.81%) Software Licensing
6 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.81%) Supplier Management
7 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
7 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) Software Asset Management
7 3 (8.11%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (8.11%) Threat Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
3 4 (10.81%) VB
4 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) MCITP
1 13 (35.14%) MCSE
1 13 (35.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (27.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (24.32%) CISSP
4 7 (18.92%) A+ Certification
4 7 (18.92%) CCNA
4 7 (18.92%) CCNP
4 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (18.92%) CompTIA Security+
4 7 (18.92%) HP ASE
4 7 (18.92%) Network+ Certification
4 7 (18.92%) RHCE
4 7 (18.92%) Security+ Certification
5 3 (8.11%) CISM
5 3 (8.11%) Degree
5 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (8.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (51.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
3 7 (18.92%) vSphere
4 6 (16.22%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.70%) KVM
6 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (37.84%) Norton AntiVirus
2 11 (29.73%) Backup Exec
3 10 (27.03%) HP SIM
3 10 (27.03%) WSUS
4 3 (8.11%) SCCM
4 3 (8.11%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 33 (89.19%) Microsoft
2 25 (67.57%) VMware
3 23 (62.16%) Cisco
4 20 (54.05%) Symantec
5 17 (45.95%) Dell
5 17 (45.95%) HP
6 11 (29.73%) IBM
7 8 (21.62%) Citrix
8 7 (18.92%) GFI Software
8 7 (18.92%) Intel Security
8 7 (18.92%) ProCurve
8 7 (18.92%) Red Hat
8 7 (18.92%) SolarWinds
9 6 (16.22%) Avaya
9 6 (16.22%) SonicWALL
10 5 (13.51%) Veeam
11 4 (10.81%) Adobe
11 4 (10.81%) Autodesk
11 4 (10.81%) Oracle
11 4 (10.81%) SAP
Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool
Networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 23 days ago