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 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sophos
England / South West
Rank 224 229 231
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 5 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.10% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.58% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 13
Median salary £30,750 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,225 £32,000 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,000 £33,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £36,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +20.83%

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
2131 2418 2649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 42.95% 43.85% 43.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1766 2052 2293
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,150
% change year-on-year
- +5.85%

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 23 January 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 23 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
Bristol +8 2 £35,000 -41.66%
Gloucestershire -19 2 £29,000 -17.14%
Devon -4 1 £20,750 -48.12%
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 West region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 13 (72.22%) MS Exchange
4 11 (61.11%) Firewall
5 9 (50.00%) Windows
6 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (38.89%) SQL
7 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
7 7 (38.89%) DNS
8 6 (33.33%) ITIL
8 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
9 5 (27.78%) Unix
9 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
9 5 (27.78%) Linux
9 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
9 5 (27.78%) Finance
10 4 (22.22%) VMware
10 4 (22.22%) Citrix
10 4 (22.22%) Terminal Services
10 4 (22.22%) Oracle
10 4 (22.22%) Cisco
10 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
10 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (22.22%) High Availability
11 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
11 3 (16.67%) MS Office

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 13 (72.22%) MS Exchange
2 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.56%) IIS
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
3 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.11%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) Firewall
2 7 (38.89%) DNS
2 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.11%) LAN
3 2 (11.11%) Network Security
3 2 (11.11%) VoIP
3 2 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.56%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) IPX
4 1 (5.56%) IPX/SPX
4 1 (5.56%) MPLS
4 1 (5.56%) PPP
4 1 (5.56%) PPTP
4 1 (5.56%) SSL
4 1 (5.56%) VLAN
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
4 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
1 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) IT Support
2 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Support Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Technical Support
3 6 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Technical Support Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) IT Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) IT Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Marketing Manager
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
6 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Replication
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) CMDB
3 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.56%) iSeries
3 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 5 (27.78%) Unix
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) High Availability
3 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity Management
3 2 (11.11%) Data-Driven Marketing
3 2 (11.11%) Information Security
3 2 (11.11%) Line Management
3 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Server Building
3 2 (11.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) ERP
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.56%) Perl
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) CCNA
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) MCITP
2 2 (11.11%) MCSA
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) MCTS
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) Terminal Services
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (5.56%) vSphere
5 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.56%) HP SIM
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
2 1 (5.56%) OpenView
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Dell
3 2 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Rackspace
3 2 (11.11%) RedGate
3 2 (11.11%) Tableau
3 2 (11.11%) Veeam
3 2 (11.11%) Veritas
4 1 (5.56%) arcserve
4 1 (5.56%) F5
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Intel
4 1 (5.56%) Meraki
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) Sage
4 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds