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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 299 443 447
Rank change year-on-year
+144 +4
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 121 28 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.67% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 1.40% 0.26% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 42
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £43,100 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £33,250 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+12.78% +18.75%
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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
8650 10892 11397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 47.61% 51.19% 48.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7193 8654 9065
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 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
Oxfordshire +64 106 £40,000 +23.07%
Surrey +34 10 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Berkshire +15 4 £42,500 +6.25%
Sussex - 1 £25,000 -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 147 (71.36%) Windows
2 112 (54.37%) Microsoft
3 100 (48.54%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (42.23%) C++
5 86 (41.75%) Python
6 76 (36.89%) Analytical Skills
7 72 (34.95%) C#
8 69 (33.50%) Java
9 66 (32.04%) QA
10 62 (30.10%) Regression Testing
11 56 (27.18%) Pair Programming
12 54 (26.21%) Software Engineering
13 50 (24.27%) Windows Server
14 48 (23.30%) Data Protection
15 46 (22.33%) Active Directory
16 44 (21.36%) MS Excel
16 44 (21.36%) MS Office
17 43 (20.87%) Continuous Improvement
18 42 (20.39%) Internet
19 39 (18.93%) Linux
20 38 (18.45%) DNS
21 37 (17.96%) C
21 37 (17.96%) Windows Server 2012
22 31 (15.05%) Exchange Server 2013
22 31 (15.05%) Computer Security
22 31 (15.05%) Perl
23 30 (14.56%) JavaScript
23 30 (14.56%) MS Exchange
23 30 (14.56%) Windows 7
23 30 (14.56%) Mentoring

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 31 (15.05%) Exchange Server 2013
2 30 (14.56%) MS Exchange
3 25 (12.14%) SharePoint
4 17 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (5.34%) Tomcat
6 10 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.94%) IIS
9 3 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 44 (21.36%) MS Excel
1 44 (21.36%) MS Office
2 3 (1.46%) MS Project
3 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.28%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.34%) GitHub
2 11 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.34%) Office 365
2 11 (5.34%) SaaS
3 7 (3.40%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.49%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 42 (20.39%) Internet
2 38 (18.45%) DNS
3 28 (13.59%) Firewall
4 22 (10.68%) SMTP
5 20 (9.71%) SAN
5 20 (9.71%) VPN
6 19 (9.22%) DHCP
6 19 (9.22%) iSCSI
7 9 (4.37%) VoIP
8 8 (3.88%) FTP
9 7 (3.40%) HTTP
10 5 (2.43%) HTTPS
10 5 (2.43%) TCP/IP
11 4 (1.94%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (1.94%) IPsec
11 4 (1.94%) Network Security
12 3 (1.46%) Unified Communications
13 1 (0.49%) NAS
13 1 (0.49%) Remote Desktop
13 1 (0.49%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.34%) MongoDB
2 11 (5.34%) NoSQL
3 9 (4.37%) Big Data
4 5 (2.43%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (5.83%) Visual Studio
2 11 (5.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 11 (5.34%) Bitbucket
2 11 (5.34%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.34%) Maven
3 10 (4.85%) WinDbg
4 3 (1.46%) JIRA
General
1 8 (3.88%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (2.43%) Finance
2 5 (2.43%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.94%) Retail
4 3 (1.46%) Marketing
5 2 (0.97%) Advertising
5 2 (0.97%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.49%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 54 (26.21%) Software Engineer
2 31 (15.05%) C# Software Engineer
2 31 (15.05%) C++ Software Engineer
2 31 (15.05%) Java Engineer
2 31 (15.05%) Java Software Engineer
3 21 (10.19%) Analyst
3 21 (10.19%) Senior Software Engineer
4 17 (8.25%) Administrator
4 17 (8.25%) Developer
4 17 (8.25%) Support Analyst
4 17 (8.25%) Systems Administrator
5 14 (6.80%) 1st Line Support
5 14 (6.80%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 14 (6.80%) Support Engineer
6 13 (6.31%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 13 (6.31%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 13 (6.31%) Senior Java Engineer
6 13 (6.31%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 12 (5.83%) Windows Administrator
7 12 (5.83%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (11.65%) .NET
2 19 (9.22%) Web Services
3 15 (7.28%) HTML
4 12 (5.83%) STL
5 11 (5.34%) ActiveMQ
5 11 (5.34%) JDBC
5 11 (5.34%) JNDI
5 11 (5.34%) JSON
5 11 (5.34%) Middleware
6 10 (4.85%) Flash
7 9 (4.37%) Regular Expression
8 5 (2.43%) RESTful
8 5 (2.43%) SOAP
8 5 (2.43%) XML
9 1 (0.49%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 76 (36.89%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.25%) Computer Science
3 16 (7.77%) EqualLogic
3 16 (7.77%) User Experience
4 15 (7.28%) Blog
4 15 (7.28%) Clustering
5 14 (6.80%) Virtual Team
6 11 (5.34%) Data Centre
7 8 (3.88%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.94%) PKI
9 3 (1.46%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.46%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.46%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.46%) PMI
10 1 (0.49%) BYOD
10 1 (0.49%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.49%) iPad
10 1 (0.49%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 147 (71.36%) Windows
2 50 (24.27%) Windows Server
3 39 (18.93%) Linux
4 37 (17.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (14.56%) Windows 7
6 24 (11.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (8.74%) Mac OS X
8 12 (5.83%) Unix
9 10 (4.85%) Windows 10
9 10 (4.85%) Windows 8
10 9 (4.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (2.43%) Solaris
12 2 (0.97%) Debian
12 2 (0.97%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.97%) NetWare
12 2 (0.97%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.49%) Android
13 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.49%) CentOS
13 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (48.54%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (30.10%) Regression Testing
3 56 (27.18%) Pair Programming
4 54 (26.21%) Software Engineering
5 48 (23.30%) Data Protection
6 43 (20.87%) Continuous Improvement
7 31 (15.05%) Computer Security
8 30 (14.56%) Mentoring
9 29 (14.08%) Coaching
9 29 (14.08%) Test Automation
10 24 (11.65%) Project Management
11 17 (8.25%) Cross-Platform Development
11 17 (8.25%) Secure Coding
12 16 (7.77%) High Availability
12 16 (7.77%) ITIL
12 16 (7.77%) Reverse Engineering
13 15 (7.28%) Software Delivery
13 15 (7.28%) Workflow
14 14 (6.80%) Product Management
15 13 (6.31%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 87 (42.23%) C++
2 86 (41.75%) Python
3 72 (34.95%) C#
4 69 (33.50%) Java
5 37 (17.96%) C
6 31 (15.05%) Perl
7 30 (14.56%) JavaScript
8 20 (9.71%) SQL
9 12 (5.83%) VC++
10 11 (5.34%) Apex Code
10 11 (5.34%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (12.14%) Degree
2 14 (6.80%) CCNA
2 14 (6.80%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (4.37%) Network+ Certification
5 7 (3.40%) MCSA
6 5 (2.43%) MCP
6 5 (2.43%) MCSE
7 4 (1.94%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.94%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.46%) APMG
8 3 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.46%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.49%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (32.04%) QA
2 9 (4.37%) SLA
3 4 (1.94%) FISMA
3 4 (1.94%) ISO19770
System Software
1 46 (22.33%) Active Directory
2 22 (10.68%) Hyper-V
3 11 (5.34%) Docker
4 7 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.94%) Terminal Services
5 4 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.94%) vSphere
6 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.49%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 22 (10.68%) WSUS
2 11 (5.34%) Ansible
2 11 (5.34%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (5.34%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 7 (3.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (2.43%) Nagios
5 4 (1.94%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (1.94%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.94%) SCCM
5 4 (1.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (1.46%) Simpana
7 2 (0.97%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.49%) DameWare
8 1 (0.49%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.49%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 112 (54.37%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.71%) Avaya
2 20 (9.71%) Dell
3 18 (8.74%) Salesforce.com
4 16 (7.77%) VMware
5 15 (7.28%) Cisco
5 15 (7.28%) Fortinet
6 13 (6.31%) HP
7 10 (4.85%) Veeam
8 9 (4.37%) Extreme Networks
8 9 (4.37%) Intel Security
8 9 (4.37%) SolarWinds
9 6 (2.91%) WatchGuard
10 5 (2.43%) Cadence
10 5 (2.43%) Symantec
11 4 (1.94%) Trend Micro
12 3 (1.46%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.46%) CommVault
12 3 (1.46%) NetApp
12 3 (1.46%) Red Hat
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