The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sophos
England / South East
Rank 319 361 419
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +58
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 66 90 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.47% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.94% 0.94% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 23 35 42
Median salary £27,500 £42,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +36.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £27,200 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £44,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £36,875 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-18.64% +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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
7052 9560 10307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 47.86% 50.20% 50.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5732 8004 8234
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Sophos
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Sophos Salary Trend in the South East

Sophos
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Sophos Salary Histogram in the South East

Sophos
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
Oxfordshire +5 58 £27,500 -35.29% 10
Hampshire +6 5 £22,500 -45.78% 1
Surrey - 2 £29,000 -
Berkshire +37 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 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 South East region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 90 (43.90%) Windows
2 61 (29.76%) Degree
3 60 (29.27%) Microsoft
4 54 (26.34%) Software Engineering
5 49 (23.90%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (22.44%) Linux
7 45 (21.95%) Python
8 44 (21.46%) C++
9 41 (20.00%) Project Management
9 41 (20.00%) Firewall
10 40 (19.51%) Mentoring
11 39 (19.02%) Cybersecurity
11 39 (19.02%) Marketing
12 38 (18.54%) Data Protection
12 38 (18.54%) VMware
13 36 (17.56%) CRM
14 35 (17.07%) Coaching
15 34 (16.59%) Active Directory
15 34 (16.59%) VMware Infrastructure
16 33 (16.10%) Pair Programming
17 31 (15.12%) Java
18 29 (14.15%) Hyper-V
18 29 (14.15%) Root Cause Analysis
19 28 (13.66%) QA
19 28 (13.66%) Cisco
20 26 (12.68%) Continuous Improvement
21 25 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
22 24 (11.71%) Test Automation
23 23 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
24 22 (10.73%) Windows Server

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (4.39%) Skype for Business
2 8 (3.90%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.41%) WordPress
4 4 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.46%) IIS
6 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (10.24%) MS Office
2 9 (4.39%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.98%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.29%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.34%) Office 365
3 11 (5.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (4.88%) SaaS
5 8 (3.90%) Sumo Logic
6 5 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.95%) AdWords
8 3 (1.46%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 41 (20.00%) Firewall
2 16 (7.80%) DNS
2 16 (7.80%) VPN
3 13 (6.34%) DHCP
3 13 (6.34%) SMTP
4 11 (5.37%) FTP
5 10 (4.88%) HTTP
6 9 (4.39%) Skype
7 7 (3.41%) IPsec
7 7 (3.41%) SAN
7 7 (3.41%) VoIP
7 7 (3.41%) WAN
7 7 (3.41%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (2.44%) Internet
8 5 (2.44%) iSCSI
8 5 (2.44%) Wireless
9 4 (1.95%) Broadband
9 4 (1.95%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (1.95%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (1.95%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (1.95%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (1.46%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (1.46%) WinDbg
General
1 39 (19.02%) Marketing
2 10 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.41%) Finance
4 1 (0.49%) Back Office
4 1 (0.49%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 46 (22.44%) Software Engineer
2 22 (10.73%) Support Engineer
3 20 (9.76%) Senior Software Engineer
4 13 (6.34%) IT Support
4 13 (6.34%) Marketing Manager
4 13 (6.34%) Sales Engineer
4 13 (6.34%) Technical Support
5 12 (5.85%) Account Manager
6 11 (5.37%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 11 (5.37%) Desktop Support
6 11 (5.37%) Technical Trainer
6 11 (5.37%) Trainer
7 10 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (4.88%) Product Manager
8 9 (4.39%) Analyst
9 8 (3.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 8 (3.90%) Architect
9 8 (3.90%) Cybersecurity Architect
9 8 (3.90%) Principal Architect
10 7 (3.41%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.88%) HTML
2 3 (1.46%) Flash
2 3 (1.46%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.98%) Velocity
4 1 (0.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.29%) Social Media
3 14 (6.83%) Blog
4 13 (6.34%) Virtual Team
5 12 (5.85%) Management Information System
6 11 (5.37%) Cyberthreat
6 11 (5.37%) Security Operations Centre
7 9 (4.39%) Biotechnology
8 4 (1.95%) Clustering
9 3 (1.46%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.46%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.98%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.49%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 90 (43.90%) Windows
2 46 (22.44%) Linux
3 22 (10.73%) Windows Server
4 21 (10.24%) Mac OS X
5 14 (6.83%) Windows 10
6 13 (6.34%) Windows 7
7 12 (5.85%) Unix
8 11 (5.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (5.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (2.93%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.95%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.95%) NetWare
12 3 (1.46%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.98%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (26.34%) Software Engineering
2 49 (23.90%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (20.00%) Project Management
4 40 (19.51%) Mentoring
5 39 (19.02%) Cybersecurity
6 38 (18.54%) Data Protection
7 36 (17.56%) CRM
8 35 (17.07%) Coaching
9 33 (16.10%) Pair Programming
10 29 (14.15%) Root Cause Analysis
11 26 (12.68%) Continuous Improvement
12 24 (11.71%) Test Automation
13 19 (9.27%) Product Management
13 19 (9.27%) Regression Testing
14 16 (7.80%) Integration Testing
14 16 (7.80%) Time Management
15 15 (7.32%) B2B
15 15 (7.32%) SEO
16 13 (6.34%) System Integration Testing
16 13 (6.34%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 45 (21.95%) Python
2 44 (21.46%) C++
3 31 (15.12%) Java
4 19 (9.27%) PowerShell
5 14 (6.83%) C
6 12 (5.85%) C#
7 8 (3.90%) Bash Shell
7 8 (3.90%) SQL
8 7 (3.41%) Perl
9 3 (1.46%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 61 (29.76%) Degree
2 25 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (9.76%) CCNA
3 20 (9.76%) CompTIA Security+
3 20 (9.76%) Security+ Certification
4 16 (7.80%) CEH
5 13 (6.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (3.90%) CREST Certified
6 8 (3.90%) GCFA
6 8 (3.90%) GIAC
6 8 (3.90%) GPEN
6 8 (3.90%) OSCP
6 8 (3.90%) SANS
7 6 (2.93%) MCP
8 5 (2.44%) DV Cleared
8 5 (2.44%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.44%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.95%) CISSP
9 4 (1.95%) MCSE
9 4 (1.95%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (13.66%) QA
2 11 (5.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.90%) SSAE 16
4 7 (3.41%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (16.59%) Active Directory
1 34 (16.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (14.15%) Hyper-V
3 16 (7.80%) Xen
4 4 (1.95%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (1.95%) ISA Server
4 4 (1.95%) KVM
4 4 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.98%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.98%) NFS
5 2 (0.98%) oVirt
5 2 (0.98%) pfSense
5 2 (0.98%) Samba
5 2 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.98%) XenApp
6 1 (0.49%) Firmware
6 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (3.90%) logstash
1 8 (3.90%) WMI
2 6 (2.93%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.95%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (1.95%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (1.95%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.95%) SCOM
3 4 (1.95%) SCVMM
4 3 (1.46%) WSUS
5 2 (0.98%) Bacula
6 1 (0.49%) DameWare
6 1 (0.49%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 60 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 38 (18.54%) VMware
3 28 (13.66%) Cisco
4 22 (10.73%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (5.37%) Apple
5 11 (5.37%) Avaya
5 11 (5.37%) Red Hat
6 8 (3.90%) Citrix
6 8 (3.90%) Splunk
7 7 (3.41%) HP
8 5 (2.44%) Dell
8 5 (2.44%) Intel Security
8 5 (2.44%) Veeam
8 5 (2.44%) WatchGuard
9 4 (1.95%) 3PAR
9 4 (1.95%) F5
9 4 (1.95%) Google
10 3 (1.46%) Oracle
10 3 (1.46%) SonicWALL
10 3 (1.46%) Symantec
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