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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sophos
England / South East
Rank 300 322 407
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +85
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 89 129 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.60% 0.66% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 1.23% 1.32% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 19 41 41
Median salary £30,000 £42,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +54.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%

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
7218 9746 10475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.43% 49.81% 51.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5861 8052 8225
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +17 85 £31,500 -25.88% 9
Hampshire +16 2 £23,250 -45.55%
Berkshire +38 1 £45,000 -6.25%
Surrey +35 1 £27,500 +10.00%
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 100 (43.10%) Windows
2 70 (30.17%) Microsoft
3 65 (28.02%) Degree
4 63 (27.16%) Software Engineering
5 62 (26.72%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (23.71%) Python
7 54 (23.28%) C++
8 51 (21.98%) Mentoring
9 50 (21.55%) Linux
10 49 (21.12%) Project Management
11 46 (19.83%) Coaching
12 43 (18.53%) Cybersecurity
12 43 (18.53%) Marketing
13 41 (17.67%) Firewall
14 40 (17.24%) Data Protection
15 39 (16.81%) Pair Programming
16 38 (16.38%) CRM
16 38 (16.38%) Java
17 35 (15.09%) Root Cause Analysis
18 34 (14.66%) QA
19 31 (13.36%) VMware
19 31 (13.36%) VMware Infrastructure
20 30 (12.93%) Test Automation
21 29 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
21 29 (12.50%) Cisco
22 28 (12.07%) Salesforce.com
22 28 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
22 28 (12.07%) Windows Server
23 27 (11.64%) Active Directory
24 25 (10.78%) MS Office

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 (3.88%) Skype for Business
2 7 (3.02%) WordPress
3 6 (2.59%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.86%) CMS
4 2 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.43%) IIS
5 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (10.78%) MS Office
2 14 (6.03%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.02%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.86%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.86%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.86%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.74%) Office 365
3 10 (4.31%) SaaS
4 9 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (3.45%) Sumo Logic
6 5 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.72%) AdWords
8 1 (0.43%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 41 (17.67%) Firewall
2 17 (7.33%) DNS
2 17 (7.33%) SMTP
3 16 (6.90%) VPN
4 13 (5.60%) FTP
5 12 (5.17%) DHCP
5 12 (5.17%) HTTP
6 9 (3.88%) Internet
6 9 (3.88%) Skype
7 7 (3.02%) IPsec
7 7 (3.02%) SAN
7 7 (3.02%) VoIP
7 7 (3.02%) WAN
7 7 (3.02%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (2.16%) iSCSI
8 5 (2.16%) Wireless
9 4 (1.72%) Broadband
9 4 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (1.72%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.60%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.16%) Big Data
2 5 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (0.86%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (0.86%) MySQL
4 2 (0.86%) OLAP
4 2 (0.86%) OLTP
4 2 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.86%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.86%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.16%) WinDbg
2 2 (0.86%) JIRA
2 2 (0.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (18.53%) Marketing
2 10 (4.31%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.88%) Finance
4 1 (0.43%) Back Office
4 1 (0.43%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 53 (22.84%) Software Engineer
2 25 (10.78%) Senior Software Engineer
3 19 (8.19%) Support Engineer
4 16 (6.90%) Technical Support
5 15 (6.47%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 13 (5.60%) Marketing Manager
6 13 (5.60%) Sales Engineer
7 12 (5.17%) Account Manager
7 12 (5.17%) Analyst
7 12 (5.17%) Product Manager
8 11 (4.74%) Desktop Support
8 11 (4.74%) Technical Trainer
8 11 (4.74%) Trainer
9 10 (4.31%) Architect
10 9 (3.88%) Technical Engineer
10 9 (3.88%) Technical Support Engineer
11 8 (3.45%) Cybersecurity Architect
11 8 (3.45%) IT Support
11 8 (3.45%) Principal Architect
11 8 (3.45%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.03%) HTML
2 6 (2.59%) Web Services
3 5 (2.16%) .NET
3 5 (2.16%) Flash
3 5 (2.16%) Regular Expression
4 4 (1.72%) SOAP
4 4 (1.72%) XML
5 2 (0.86%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.86%) COM
5 2 (0.86%) CSS
5 2 (0.86%) HTML5
5 2 (0.86%) jQuery
5 2 (0.86%) Middleware
5 2 (0.86%) REST
5 2 (0.86%) RESTful
5 2 (0.86%) SAML
5 2 (0.86%) Velocity
6 1 (0.43%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.76%) Management Information System
3 17 (7.33%) Social Media
4 16 (6.90%) Blog
5 15 (6.47%) Security Operations Centre
6 13 (5.60%) Virtual Team
7 11 (4.74%) Cyberthreat
8 9 (3.88%) Biotechnology
9 6 (2.59%) Clustering
9 6 (2.59%) Copywriting
10 4 (1.72%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.86%) Google Search Appliance
11 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Licensing
11 2 (0.86%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.43%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.43%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 100 (43.10%) Windows
2 50 (21.55%) Linux
3 28 (12.07%) Windows Server
4 23 (9.91%) Mac OS X
5 15 (6.47%) Windows 7
6 14 (6.03%) Unix
6 14 (6.03%) Windows 10
7 11 (4.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (4.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.16%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.72%) Mac OS
10 4 (1.72%) NetWare
11 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (27.16%) Software Engineering
2 62 (26.72%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (21.98%) Mentoring
4 49 (21.12%) Project Management
5 46 (19.83%) Coaching
6 43 (18.53%) Cybersecurity
7 40 (17.24%) Data Protection
8 39 (16.81%) Pair Programming
9 38 (16.38%) CRM
10 35 (15.09%) Root Cause Analysis
11 30 (12.93%) Test Automation
12 28 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
13 25 (10.78%) Regression Testing
14 23 (9.91%) Product Management
15 21 (9.05%) Integration Testing
16 20 (8.62%) Time Management
17 15 (6.47%) Information Security
17 15 (6.47%) SEO
17 15 (6.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 15 (6.47%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 55 (23.71%) Python
2 54 (23.28%) C++
3 38 (16.38%) Java
4 21 (9.05%) PowerShell
5 20 (8.62%) C
6 18 (7.76%) C#
7 12 (5.17%) SQL
8 11 (4.74%) Perl
9 8 (3.45%) Bash Shell
9 8 (3.45%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.29%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.86%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 65 (28.02%) Degree
2 25 (10.78%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (8.62%) CCNA
3 20 (8.62%) CompTIA Security+
3 20 (8.62%) Security+ Certification
4 17 (7.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (6.90%) CEH
6 11 (4.74%) MCP
7 8 (3.45%) CREST Certified
7 8 (3.45%) GCFA
7 8 (3.45%) GIAC
7 8 (3.45%) GPEN
7 8 (3.45%) OSCP
7 8 (3.45%) SANS
8 6 (2.59%) CISSP
8 6 (2.59%) MCSE
9 5 (2.16%) DV Cleared
9 5 (2.16%) SC Cleared
9 5 (2.16%) Security Cleared
10 4 (1.72%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (14.66%) QA
2 15 (6.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.45%) SLA
3 8 (3.45%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 31 (13.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (11.64%) Active Directory
3 25 (10.78%) Hyper-V
4 16 (6.90%) Xen
5 6 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.72%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (1.72%) ISA Server
7 3 (1.29%) vSphere
8 2 (0.86%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.86%) KVM
8 2 (0.86%) NFS
8 2 (0.86%) oVirt
8 2 (0.86%) pfSense
8 2 (0.86%) Samba
8 2 (0.86%) Sendmail
8 2 (0.86%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (3.45%) logstash
1 8 (3.45%) WMI
2 6 (2.59%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.72%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (1.72%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.72%) SCOM
3 4 (1.72%) SCVMM
4 3 (1.29%) WSUS
5 2 (0.86%) Bacula
5 2 (0.86%) SCCM
5 2 (0.86%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 1 (0.43%) DameWare
6 1 (0.43%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 70 (30.17%) Microsoft
2 31 (13.36%) VMware
3 29 (12.50%) Cisco
4 28 (12.07%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (4.74%) Apple
5 11 (4.74%) Avaya
5 11 (4.74%) Red Hat
6 8 (3.45%) Splunk
7 7 (3.02%) HP
8 6 (2.59%) Citrix
8 6 (2.59%) Google
9 5 (2.16%) Intel Security
10 4 (1.72%) 3PAR
10 4 (1.72%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.72%) Dell
10 4 (1.72%) F5
11 3 (1.29%) CommVault
11 3 (1.29%) NetApp
11 3 (1.29%) WatchGuard
12 2 (0.86%) IBM
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Bluetownonline
Salary: £17000 - £24500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + Salary & Bonus
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Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + Bonus & Benefits
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Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + Bonus & Benefits
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Abingdon / Burlington
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
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Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
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Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + Bonus & Benefits
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Sophos
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