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 27 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 323 438 441
Rank change year-on-year
+115 +3
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 123 20 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.67% 0.096% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 1.42% 0.19% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 31
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £37,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +33.92%
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
8646 10517 11186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 46.95% 50.51% 49.46%
Number of salaries quoted 7078 8438 8738
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 £28,000 £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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +65 101 £40,000 +45.45% 14
Surrey +35 11 £29,250 -26.87%
Berkshire - 5 £25,000 -
Kent +17 3 £70,000 +180.00%
Sussex - 3 £25,000 -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 169 (64.02%) Windows
2 131 (49.62%) Microsoft
3 129 (48.86%) Agile Software Development
4 110 (41.67%) C++
5 103 (39.02%) Python
6 92 (34.85%) Analytical Skills
7 88 (33.33%) Java
8 86 (32.58%) C#
9 79 (29.92%) Software Engineering
10 78 (29.55%) QA
11 72 (27.27%) Regression Testing
12 71 (26.89%) Pair Programming
13 57 (21.59%) Data Protection
14 54 (20.45%) MS Excel
15 52 (19.70%) C
15 52 (19.70%) Linux
15 52 (19.70%) Windows Server
16 50 (18.94%) Continuous Improvement
16 50 (18.94%) Active Directory
17 49 (18.56%) Mentoring
18 48 (18.18%) Coaching
19 42 (15.91%) MS Office
20 40 (15.15%) DNS
20 40 (15.15%) Internet
21 39 (14.77%) JavaScript
21 39 (14.77%) Perl
21 39 (14.77%) Test Automation
22 38 (14.39%) Project Management
23 35 (13.26%) Computer Security
24 33 (12.50%) Degree

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 (11.74%) MS Exchange
2 26 (9.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (7.58%) SharePoint
4 15 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (4.17%) Tomcat
6 8 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.52%) IIS
9 3 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.38%) CMS
10 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 54 (20.45%) MS Excel
2 42 (15.91%) MS Office
3 3 (1.14%) MS Project
4 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.38%) Eloqua
1 1 (0.38%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.71%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.17%) GitHub
2 11 (4.17%) SaaS
3 9 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.41%) Office 365
4 5 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.38%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 40 (15.15%) DNS
1 40 (15.15%) Internet
2 32 (12.12%) Firewall
3 27 (10.23%) SMTP
4 20 (7.58%) SAN
5 18 (6.82%) DHCP
6 15 (5.68%) iSCSI
6 15 (5.68%) VPN
7 12 (4.55%) VoIP
8 10 (3.79%) HTTPS
9 9 (3.41%) FTP
10 8 (3.03%) HTTP
11 7 (2.65%) TCP/IP
12 4 (1.52%) Unified Communications
13 3 (1.14%) 3G
13 3 (1.14%) 4G
13 3 (1.14%) IPsec
13 3 (1.14%) Network Security
13 3 (1.14%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.71%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.68%) MongoDB
2 15 (5.68%) NoSQL
3 13 (4.92%) Big Data
4 9 (3.41%) Data Mining
5 7 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (1.52%) MySQL
6 4 (1.52%) OLAP
6 4 (1.52%) OLTP
6 4 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.52%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.52%) Redis
6 4 (1.52%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (5.30%) WinDbg
2 13 (4.92%) Visual Studio
3 11 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 11 (4.17%) Bitbucket
3 11 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 11 (4.17%) Maven
4 4 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 10 (3.79%) Finance
2 6 (2.27%) Marketing
2 6 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (2.27%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.52%) Retail
4 2 (0.76%) Advertising
4 2 (0.76%) Legal
4 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 75 (28.41%) Software Engineer
2 34 (12.88%) Senior Software Engineer
3 33 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
3 33 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 33 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
4 31 (11.74%) Analyst
4 31 (11.74%) C# Software Engineer
5 23 (8.71%) Support Analyst
6 21 (7.95%) Developer
7 18 (6.82%) Administrator
8 17 (6.44%) 1st Line Support
8 17 (6.44%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 16 (6.06%) Support Engineer
10 15 (5.68%) Cloud Engineer
10 15 (5.68%) Salesforce.com Developer
10 15 (5.68%) Senior Developer
10 15 (5.68%) Senior Salesforce.com Developer
11 14 (5.30%) Windows Engineer
12 13 (4.92%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
12 13 (4.92%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (10.98%) .NET
1 29 (10.98%) Web Services
2 20 (7.58%) HTML
3 15 (5.68%) Middleware
4 14 (5.30%) Flash
5 13 (4.92%) Regular Expression
6 12 (4.55%) STL
7 11 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
7 11 (4.17%) JDBC
7 11 (4.17%) JNDI
7 11 (4.17%) JSON
8 10 (3.79%) SOAP
8 10 (3.79%) XML
9 9 (3.41%) RESTful
10 4 (1.52%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.38%) 802.1X
11 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.38%) HTML5
11 1 (0.38%) jQuery
11 1 (0.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 92 (34.85%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.95%) Computer Science
3 20 (7.58%) User Experience
4 19 (7.20%) Blog
5 17 (6.44%) Management Information System
6 15 (5.68%) Clustering
7 14 (5.30%) Virtual Team
8 12 (4.55%) EqualLogic
9 11 (4.17%) Data Centre
10 8 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
11 5 (1.89%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.52%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Licensing
12 4 (1.52%) PMI
13 3 (1.14%) Data Integration
13 3 (1.14%) Driving Licence
13 3 (1.14%) iPad
13 3 (1.14%) iPhone
13 3 (1.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 169 (64.02%) Windows
2 52 (19.70%) Linux
2 52 (19.70%) Windows Server
3 32 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (10.61%) Windows 7
5 25 (9.47%) Mac OS X
6 24 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (4.92%) Unix
8 10 (3.79%) Windows 10
9 9 (3.41%) Windows 8
9 9 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.52%) Solaris
11 3 (1.14%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.76%) Debian
12 2 (0.76%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.76%) NetWare
12 2 (0.76%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.38%) CentOS
13 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (48.86%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (29.92%) Software Engineering
3 72 (27.27%) Regression Testing
4 71 (26.89%) Pair Programming
5 57 (21.59%) Data Protection
6 50 (18.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 49 (18.56%) Mentoring
8 48 (18.18%) Coaching
9 39 (14.77%) Test Automation
10 38 (14.39%) Project Management
11 35 (13.26%) Computer Security
12 24 (9.09%) Cross-Platform Development
12 24 (9.09%) High Availability
12 24 (9.09%) Secure Coding
13 22 (8.33%) Integration Testing
13 22 (8.33%) ITIL
14 20 (7.58%) Reverse Engineering
15 19 (7.20%) Workflow
16 16 (6.06%) Product Management
16 16 (6.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 110 (41.67%) C++
2 103 (39.02%) Python
3 88 (33.33%) Java
4 86 (32.58%) C#
5 52 (19.70%) C
6 39 (14.77%) JavaScript
6 39 (14.77%) Perl
7 29 (10.98%) SQL
8 15 (5.68%) Apex Code
9 12 (4.55%) VC++
10 11 (4.17%) Bash Shell
11 7 (2.65%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (12.50%) Degree
2 17 (6.44%) CCNA
2 17 (6.44%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
4 10 (3.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.65%) MCSA
6 5 (1.89%) MCP
6 5 (1.89%) MCSE
7 4 (1.52%) APMG
7 4 (1.52%) CISSP
7 4 (1.52%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.52%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.14%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.14%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.38%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (29.55%) QA
2 13 (4.92%) SLA
3 8 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.89%) ISO19770
5 3 (1.14%) FISMA
System Software
1 50 (18.94%) Active Directory
2 18 (6.82%) Hyper-V
3 11 (4.17%) Docker
3 11 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.03%) vSphere
5 6 (2.27%) Terminal Services
6 5 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.52%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.38%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.38%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (6.82%) WSUS
2 15 (5.68%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 11 (4.17%) Ansible
3 11 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (1.89%) Nagios
4 5 (1.89%) SCCM
5 3 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.14%) Simpana
5 3 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.76%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.38%) DameWare
7 1 (0.38%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.38%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 131 (49.62%) Microsoft
2 27 (10.23%) Salesforce.com
3 23 (8.71%) VMware
4 22 (8.33%) Cisco
5 16 (6.06%) Dell
5 16 (6.06%) HP
5 16 (6.06%) SolarWinds
6 15 (5.68%) Avaya
7 12 (4.55%) Extreme Networks
8 11 (4.17%) Fortinet
8 11 (4.17%) Intel Security
9 10 (3.79%) Veeam
10 7 (2.65%) CommVault
10 7 (2.65%) NetApp
11 6 (2.27%) WatchGuard
12 5 (1.89%) Cadence
12 5 (1.89%) Citrix
12 5 (1.89%) IBM
12 5 (1.89%) Symantec
13 4 (1.52%) Cognos
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Milton Keynes
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £17000 - £24500 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 12 days ago