The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 65 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.98% 0.26% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.55% 0.63% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Median salary £42,500 £31,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+34.92% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £32,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +14.03%
Sophos
Oxfordshire

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

Vendors Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
235 320 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 38.40% 41.61% 39.28%
Number of salaries quoted 220 261 334
Median salary £45,000 £47,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +26.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,375 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.29% +5.93%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Sophos
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Sophos Salary Trend in Oxford

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 2 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 11 (91.67%) MS Office
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) SAN
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (75.00%) VPN
3 9 (75.00%) SharePoint
3 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (75.00%) Dell
3 9 (75.00%) Internet
3 9 (75.00%) Firewall
3 9 (75.00%) Avaya
3 9 (75.00%) Clustering
3 9 (75.00%) Fortinet
3 9 (75.00%) WSUS
3 9 (75.00%) iSCSI
3 9 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (75.00%) EqualLogic
3 9 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (16.67%) Replication
5 2 (16.67%) Symantec
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 9 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 9 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (91.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) SAN
2 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) Internet
2 9 (75.00%) iSCSI
2 9 (75.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Administrator
1 9 (75.00%) Systems Administrator
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Administrator
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) IT Support
2 2 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Development Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Sales Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Clustering
1 9 (75.00%) EqualLogic
2 2 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCNA
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (16.67%) MCDST
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) Avaya
2 9 (75.00%) Dell
2 9 (75.00%) Fortinet
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) HP