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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 291 358 414
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +56
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 114 120 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.71% 0.55% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 1.48% 1.11% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 14 49 38
Median salary £30,500 £42,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.23% +60.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,100 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £48,000 £38,100
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +20.68%
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
7707 10858 11379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 47.71% 49.85% 51.47%
Number of salaries quoted 6196 8930 8797
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +31 111 £31,500 -8.69% 2
Surrey +14 2 £29,250 +17.00%
Hampshire +2 1 £25,000 -41.45% 2
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 101 (43.16%) Windows
2 75 (32.05%) Microsoft
3 66 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (28.21%) Software Engineering
4 57 (24.36%) C++
5 53 (22.65%) Degree
6 52 (22.22%) Python
7 50 (21.37%) Mentoring
7 50 (21.37%) Coaching
8 48 (20.51%) Cybersecurity
9 46 (19.66%) Linux
10 45 (19.23%) Pair Programming
11 44 (18.80%) Project Management
12 39 (16.67%) Java
13 38 (16.24%) Marketing
14 37 (15.81%) Firewall
14 37 (15.81%) Analytical Skills
15 36 (15.38%) Data Protection
16 34 (14.53%) Test Automation
16 34 (14.53%) Active Directory
17 33 (14.10%) CRM
18 32 (13.68%) Cisco
18 32 (13.68%) VMware
19 31 (13.25%) C
19 31 (13.25%) Salesforce.com
19 31 (13.25%) Windows Server
20 29 (12.39%) VMware Infrastructure
21 28 (11.97%) Root Cause Analysis
22 26 (11.11%) Mac OS X
22 26 (11.11%) Regression Testing

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 12 (5.13%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.99%) WordPress
3 6 (2.56%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.85%) CMS
6 2 (0.85%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 25 (10.68%) MS Excel
2 20 (8.55%) MS Office
3 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.85%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.85%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.85%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.83%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.85%) Office 365
3 5 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.14%) Sumo Logic
4 4 (1.71%) AdWords
5 2 (0.85%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (15.81%) Firewall
2 18 (7.69%) DNS
2 18 (7.69%) SMTP
3 14 (5.98%) Internet
4 12 (5.13%) FTP
5 10 (4.27%) DHCP
5 10 (4.27%) HTTP
6 9 (3.85%) SAN
6 9 (3.85%) VoIP
6 9 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (3.42%) WAN
8 7 (2.99%) HTTPS
9 6 (2.56%) Skype
9 6 (2.56%) VPN
10 5 (2.14%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (1.71%) 3G
11 4 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.71%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (1.71%) Intranet
11 4 (1.71%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.84%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.42%) Big Data
3 5 (2.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (2.14%) Data Mining
3 5 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 5 (2.14%) MySQL
3 5 (2.14%) OLAP
3 5 (2.14%) OLTP
3 5 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (2.14%) RDBMS
3 5 (2.14%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.14%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.71%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.71%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.71%) Redis
4 4 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (3.42%) WinDbg
2 2 (0.85%) JIRA
2 2 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (16.24%) Marketing
2 8 (3.42%) Finance
3 4 (1.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.85%) Legal
5 1 (0.43%) Back Office
5 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 56 (23.93%) Software Engineer
2 29 (12.39%) Senior Software Engineer
3 21 (8.97%) Analyst
4 18 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 16 (6.84%) Support Engineer
6 14 (5.98%) Technical Support
7 13 (5.56%) Marketing Manager
7 13 (5.56%) Sales Engineer
8 12 (5.13%) Account Manager
8 12 (5.13%) Product Manager
8 12 (5.13%) Support Analyst
9 10 (4.27%) Architect
9 10 (4.27%) IT Support
10 9 (3.85%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 9 (3.85%) Windows Engineer
11 8 (3.42%) Technical Trainer
11 8 (3.42%) Trainer
12 7 (2.99%) Administrator
12 7 (2.99%) Service Analyst
12 7 (2.99%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.26%) HTML
2 13 (5.56%) Web Services
3 8 (3.42%) Flash
3 8 (3.42%) Regular Expression
4 7 (2.99%) .NET
4 7 (2.99%) SOAP
4 7 (2.99%) XML
5 5 (2.14%) Middleware
5 5 (2.14%) RESTful
6 4 (1.71%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.85%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.85%) COM
7 2 (0.85%) CSS
7 2 (0.85%) HTML5
7 2 (0.85%) jQuery
7 2 (0.85%) REST
7 2 (0.85%) SAML
7 2 (0.85%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.81%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (9.40%) Management Information System
3 19 (8.12%) Blog
4 18 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
5 16 (6.84%) Social Media
6 9 (3.85%) Clustering
7 8 (3.42%) Cyberthreat
8 7 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.14%) Blackberry
9 5 (2.14%) Copywriting
9 5 (2.14%) Microsoft Licensing
10 4 (1.71%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.71%) User Experience
11 3 (1.28%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.28%) iPad
11 3 (1.28%) iPhone
11 3 (1.28%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.85%) Google Search Appliance
12 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 101 (43.16%) Windows
2 46 (19.66%) Linux
3 31 (13.25%) Windows Server
4 26 (11.11%) Mac OS X
5 12 (5.13%) Unix
5 12 (5.13%) Windows 7
6 10 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.99%) Windows 10
8 7 (2.99%) Windows 8
9 6 (2.56%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.71%) Mac OS
10 4 (1.71%) NetWare
11 3 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
1 66 (28.21%) Software Engineering
2 50 (21.37%) Coaching
2 50 (21.37%) Mentoring
3 48 (20.51%) Cybersecurity
4 45 (19.23%) Pair Programming
5 44 (18.80%) Project Management
6 36 (15.38%) Data Protection
7 34 (14.53%) Test Automation
8 33 (14.10%) CRM
9 28 (11.97%) Root Cause Analysis
10 26 (11.11%) Regression Testing
11 25 (10.68%) Continuous Improvement
12 24 (10.26%) Time Management
13 23 (9.83%) Product Management
14 21 (8.97%) Information Security
15 19 (8.12%) Change Control
16 18 (7.69%) Secure Coding
16 18 (7.69%) Threat Modelling
16 18 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 57 (24.36%) C++
2 52 (22.22%) Python
3 39 (16.67%) Java
4 31 (13.25%) C
5 22 (9.40%) C#
6 18 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 18 (7.69%) SQL
7 14 (5.98%) JavaScript
7 14 (5.98%) Perl
8 5 (2.14%) Apex Code
8 5 (2.14%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (22.65%) Degree
2 24 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (9.40%) CCNA
4 17 (7.26%) CompTIA Security+
4 17 (7.26%) Security+ Certification
5 14 (5.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (5.56%) CEH
7 11 (4.70%) MCP
8 9 (3.85%) CISSP
8 9 (3.85%) Network+ Certification
9 6 (2.56%) MCSE
10 5 (2.14%) DV Cleared
10 5 (2.14%) GCFA
10 5 (2.14%) GIAC
10 5 (2.14%) GPEN
10 5 (2.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 5 (2.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (2.14%) OSCP
10 5 (2.14%) SC Cleared
10 5 (2.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.68%) QA
2 18 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (5.13%) SLA
4 5 (2.14%) SSAE 16
5 1 (0.43%) ISO19770
System Software
1 34 (14.53%) Active Directory
2 29 (12.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (8.55%) Hyper-V
4 13 (5.56%) Xen
5 9 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (2.14%) VMware ESX
6 5 (2.14%) vSphere
7 4 (1.71%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (1.71%) ISA Server
8 3 (1.28%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.85%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.85%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.43%) Firmware
10 1 (0.43%) KVM
10 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.43%) NFS
10 1 (0.43%) oVirt
10 1 (0.43%) pfSense
10 1 (0.43%) Samba
10 1 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (2.14%) logstash
1 5 (2.14%) WebSphere Cast Iron
1 5 (2.14%) WMI
2 4 (1.71%) Backup Exec
2 4 (1.71%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (1.71%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (1.71%) NetBackup
2 4 (1.71%) SCOM
2 4 (1.71%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.85%) DameWare
3 2 (0.85%) SCCM
4 1 (0.43%) Bacula
4 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 75 (32.05%) Microsoft
2 32 (13.68%) Cisco
2 32 (13.68%) VMware
3 31 (13.25%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (4.27%) Citrix
4 10 (4.27%) HP
4 10 (4.27%) SolarWinds
5 9 (3.85%) Intel Security
6 6 (2.56%) Atlassian
6 6 (2.56%) Google
7 5 (2.14%) Apple
7 5 (2.14%) Cognos
7 5 (2.14%) CommVault
7 5 (2.14%) Extreme Networks
7 5 (2.14%) IBM
7 5 (2.14%) NetApp
7 5 (2.14%) RedGate
7 5 (2.14%) Splunk
7 5 (2.14%) Tableau
8 4 (1.71%) F5
Southampton, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £17000 - £24500 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highlt competitive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Cybercrowd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitve + Bouns & Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago