The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sophos
England / South West
Rank 231 234 235
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 10 22 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.38% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 0.83% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 21 13
Median salary £24,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,625 £32,000 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £60,000 £33,000
UK excluding London median salary £28,750 £37,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2100 2641 2595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.64% 45.24% 43.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1763 2178 2221
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,400 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Sophos
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Sophos Salary Trend in the South West

Sophos
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Sophos Salary Histogram in the South West

Sophos
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Devon +5 4 £22,625 -43.43% 2
Cornwall - 4 £24,500 -
Bristol -4 2 £35,000 -44.00%
Gloucestershire -16 1 - - 1
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 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 West region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 19 (90.48%) Microsoft
2 17 (80.95%) Firewall
3 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 14 (66.67%) Windows
3 14 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
6 9 (42.86%) Cisco
6 9 (42.86%) SQL
6 9 (42.86%) VMware
6 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (38.10%) MS Office
7 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (33.33%) Linux
8 7 (33.33%) Unix
8 7 (33.33%) DNS
8 7 (33.33%) Finance
9 6 (28.57%) Backup Exec
9 6 (28.57%) HP
9 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
9 6 (28.57%) ITIL
10 5 (23.81%) WAN
11 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
11 4 (19.05%) XML
11 4 (19.05%) MySQL
11 4 (19.05%) Dell
11 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (19.05%) Norton AntiVirus

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 14 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.52%) IBM Domino
4 1 (4.76%) IIS
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Office
2 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
3 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 2 (9.52%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.52%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) Firewall
2 7 (33.33%) DNS
3 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 5 (23.81%) WAN
5 3 (14.29%) LAN
5 3 (14.29%) Wireless
6 2 (9.52%) MPLS
6 2 (9.52%) Network Security
6 2 (9.52%) SAN
6 2 (9.52%) SNMP
6 2 (9.52%) VoIP
6 2 (9.52%) VPN
6 2 (9.52%) Wireshark
7 1 (4.76%) DHCP
7 1 (4.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) MySQL
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (9.52%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
1 7 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 7 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 6 (28.57%) IT Support
2 6 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Technical Support Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) IT Manager
4 3 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Field Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Marketing Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Manager
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) CGI
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Replication
2 2 (9.52%) AS400
2 2 (9.52%) CCTV
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) CMDB
3 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.76%) iSeries
3 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (33.33%) Linux
4 7 (33.33%) Unix
5 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.52%) SUSE
6 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Vista
6 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.76%) Solaris
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) High Availability
2 4 (19.05%) Information Security
2 4 (19.05%) Social Engineering
3 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
4 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity Management
4 2 (9.52%) Contingency Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Data Security
4 2 (9.52%) Data-Driven Marketing
4 2 (9.52%) Feasibility Study
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security Management
4 2 (9.52%) ITSM
4 2 (9.52%) Line Management
4 2 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (9.52%) SDLC
4 2 (9.52%) Security Management
4 2 (9.52%) Server Building
4 2 (9.52%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (9.52%) C
3 2 (9.52%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) CCNA
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (14.29%) MCSE
3 2 (9.52%) CCA
3 2 (9.52%) CCNP
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (9.52%) MCITP
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) MCSA
4 1 (4.76%) MCTS
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.52%) ISO22301
3 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (19.05%) VMware ESX
4 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 3 (14.29%) XenApp
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (9.52%) Terminal Services
5 2 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (9.52%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (9.52%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Backup Exec
2 4 (19.05%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (9.52%) WSUS
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
4 1 (4.76%) HP SIM
4 1 (4.76%) Nagios
4 1 (4.76%) OpenView
4 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) VMware
3 6 (28.57%) HP
4 4 (19.05%) Citrix
4 4 (19.05%) Dell
4 4 (19.05%) Symantec
4 4 (19.05%) Veeam
5 3 (14.29%) SonicWALL
6 2 (9.52%) Avaya
6 2 (9.52%) Infor
6 2 (9.52%) Lotus
6 2 (9.52%) NETGEAR
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle
6 2 (9.52%) Rackspace
6 2 (9.52%) RedGate
6 2 (9.52%) Remedy
6 2 (9.52%) Riverbed
6 2 (9.52%) Tableau
6 2 (9.52%) Veritas
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