The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 123 134 140
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 3 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.18% 0.18% 0.081%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.36% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 2
Median salary £23,000 £43,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-47.12% +33.84%
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £37,500 £29,250
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +28.20%
Sophos
Berkshire

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

Vendors Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
827 1120 1290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 49.52% 50.89% 52.27%
Number of salaries quoted 598 881 886
Median salary £51,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.44% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,300 £70,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Sophos
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Sophos Salary Trend in Reading

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 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 Reading region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
1 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
2 4 (57.14%) Intel Security
3 3 (42.86%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (42.86%) 4G
4 2 (28.57%) SIEM
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
4 2 (28.57%) Symantec
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 2 (28.57%) Presales
4 2 (28.57%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 2 (28.57%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Dell
4 2 (28.57%) EMC
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) DNS

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) 4G
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Presales Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (28.57%) Data Loss Prevention
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Presales
2 2 (28.57%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
2 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Intel Security
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Symantec
3 2 (28.57%) Veeam
4 1 (14.29%) Apple