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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sophos
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 101 146 145
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -1
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.082% 0.048% 0.084%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.090% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £28,750 £36,875 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-22.03% +22.91%

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
672 1114 1205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 55.17% 53.48% 50.72%
Number of salaries quoted 479 900 833
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +2.40%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

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 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) VMware