The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 659 743 774
Rank change year-on-year
+84 +31
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 226 224 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 0.46% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 114 133 167
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +20.68%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
39279 48862 55065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.92% 45.41% 48.05%
Number of salaries quoted 31486 39833 44629
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Sophos
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sophos within the UK.

Sophos Salary Trend in the UK

Sophos
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 within the UK.

Sophos Salary Histogram in the UK

Sophos
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the UK 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
England +87 211 £37,500 +7.14% 22
South East +67 114 £30,500 -28.23% 6
Oxfordshire +31 111 £31,500 -8.69% 2
Abingdon +1 104 £24,750 -52.40% 2
London +89 49 £51,250 +46.42% 9
North West -16 14 £32,500 +30.00% 2
East of England +18 12 £45,250 +105.68%
South West +15 11 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Manchester -6 10 £32,500 +41.30%
Bristol +21 8 £33,750 -15.62% 1
Essex +18 6 £33,000 +50.00%
Hertfordshire +12 6 £57,500 +15.00%
City of London +33 5 £70,000 +86.66% 1
Halstead - 5 £33,000 -
Cheshire +9 4 £35,250 +41.00% 1
West Midlands -16 4 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Thame - 4 £40,000 -
Bury - 4 £30,000 -
Crewe - 4 £35,250 -
Yorkshire +17 3 £37,500 +54.63% 1
West Yorkshire +15 3 £37,500 +54.63%
Tyne and Wear - 3 £34,000 - 2
Witney - 3 £30,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £34,000 - 2
Altrincham - 3 £32,500 -
North East - 3 £34,000 - 2
Surrey +14 2 £29,250 +17.00%
Leeds - 2 £38,750 -
Redditch - 2 £42,500 -
Belfast - 2 £23,500 -

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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 with a requirement for Sophos.

1 279 (59.11%) Windows
2 185 (39.19%) Microsoft
3 173 (36.65%) Active Directory
4 146 (30.93%) Firewall
5 131 (27.75%) Windows Server
6 124 (26.27%) Cisco
7 121 (25.64%) VMware
8 107 (22.67%) MS Exchange
9 105 (22.25%) Linux
10 100 (21.19%) VMware Infrastructure
11 97 (20.55%) SQL Server
12 90 (19.07%) Cybersecurity
13 88 (18.64%) SQL
14 75 (15.89%) DNS
15 73 (15.47%) MS Office
16 72 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
16 72 (15.25%) Degree
17 71 (15.04%) Information Security
18 70 (14.83%) Agile Software Development
19 68 (14.41%) Citrix
20 67 (14.19%) Software Engineering
21 66 (13.98%) Hyper-V
22 65 (13.77%) ITIL
23 64 (13.56%) MS Excel
23 64 (13.56%) Symantec
24 63 (13.35%) Windows 7
25 62 (13.14%) Coaching
26 61 (12.92%) Mentoring
27 59 (12.50%) Project Management
27 59 (12.50%) Python

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 107 (22.67%) MS Exchange
2 39 (8.26%) SharePoint
3 37 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 29 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (5.51%) Skype for Business
6 24 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 19 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (2.12%) ArcGIS
8 10 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (2.12%) WebSphere
8 10 (2.12%) WebSphere Portal
9 7 (1.48%) WordPress
10 6 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.85%) IIS
12 2 (0.42%) CMS
12 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2000
12 2 (0.42%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.42%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 73 (15.47%) MS Office
2 64 (13.56%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.12%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.06%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.64%) Bankmaster
3 3 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.42%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.42%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.42%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 51 (10.81%) Office 365
2 50 (10.59%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (7.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (5.51%) Mimecast
5 7 (1.48%) IaaS
6 5 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.06%) PaaS
6 5 (1.06%) Sumo Logic
7 4 (0.85%) AdWords
8 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.42%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 146 (30.93%) Firewall
2 75 (15.89%) DNS
3 50 (10.59%) SAN
4 46 (9.75%) DHCP
4 46 (9.75%) TCP/IP
5 38 (8.05%) VoIP
5 38 (8.05%) VPN
6 35 (7.42%) Remote Desktop
7 34 (7.20%) WAN
8 31 (6.57%) LAN
9 22 (4.66%) Network Security
9 22 (4.66%) VLAN
10 20 (4.24%) Internet
11 18 (3.81%) SMTP
12 16 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (2.97%) Wi-Fi
14 13 (2.75%) Wireless
15 12 (2.54%) FTP
15 12 (2.54%) MPLS
16 11 (2.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (20.55%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (3.81%) MySQL
3 18 (3.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (2.12%) GIS
4 10 (2.12%) Oracle Database
4 10 (2.12%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (2.12%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (1.69%) Big Data
5 8 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (1.06%) Data Mining
6 5 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (1.06%) OLAP
6 5 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.06%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (2.12%) ClearCase
1 10 (2.12%) Eclipse
2 8 (1.69%) WinDbg
3 3 (0.64%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.42%) JIRA
4 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.21%) Burp Suite
General
1 54 (11.44%) Finance
2 46 (9.75%) Marketing
3 16 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.54%) Banking
5 11 (2.33%) Publishing
5 11 (2.33%) Retail
6 9 (1.91%) Legal
7 8 (1.69%) Back Office
8 6 (1.27%) Advertising
8 6 (1.27%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.06%) Games
10 4 (0.85%) Front Office
11 2 (0.42%) French Language
11 2 (0.42%) German Language
11 2 (0.42%) Law
12 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 79 (16.74%) Analyst
2 57 (12.08%) Software Engineer
3 48 (10.17%) Support Engineer
4 44 (9.32%) IT Support
5 40 (8.47%) IT Engineer
6 39 (8.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 31 (6.57%) Technical Support
8 30 (6.36%) Security Analyst
9 29 (6.14%) Senior Software Engineer
9 29 (6.14%) Support Analyst
10 28 (5.93%) IT Analyst
11 27 (5.72%) Security Engineer
12 25 (5.30%) Senior Analyst
13 22 (4.66%) Administrator
13 22 (4.66%) Windows Engineer
14 21 (4.45%) IT Support Analyst
14 21 (4.45%) IT Support Engineer
15 19 (4.03%) 3rd Line Support
16 18 (3.81%) Cybersecurity Specialist
17 17 (3.60%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (7.63%) Web Services
2 20 (4.24%) HTML
2 20 (4.24%) XML
3 14 (2.97%) Regular Expression
4 10 (2.12%) Dojo
4 10 (2.12%) GWT
4 10 (2.12%) J2EE
4 10 (2.12%) JSF
5 8 (1.69%) Flash
5 8 (1.69%) Middleware
6 7 (1.48%) .NET
6 7 (1.48%) SOAP
7 6 (1.27%) CSS
7 6 (1.27%) ELK Stack
8 5 (1.06%) EDI
8 5 (1.06%) RESTful
9 4 (0.85%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.64%) COM
11 2 (0.42%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.42%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (8.69%) Management Information System
3 24 (5.08%) Security Operations Centre
4 23 (4.87%) Blackberry
5 19 (4.03%) Blog
5 19 (4.03%) Replication
6 16 (3.39%) Social Media
7 14 (2.97%) Clustering
8 11 (2.33%) iPhone
8 11 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
9 10 (2.12%) iPad
10 9 (1.91%) Driving Licence
11 8 (1.69%) Cyberthreat
11 8 (1.69%) Data Centre
11 8 (1.69%) IVR
12 7 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.27%) Computer Science
14 5 (1.06%) Copywriting
14 5 (1.06%) Microsoft Licensing
15 4 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 279 (59.11%) Windows
2 131 (27.75%) Windows Server
3 105 (22.25%) Linux
4 63 (13.35%) Windows 7
5 57 (12.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 55 (11.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (8.05%) Mac OS X
8 37 (7.84%) Windows 8
9 36 (7.63%) Unix
10 27 (5.72%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (5.08%) Windows 10
12 11 (2.33%) Windows XP
13 10 (2.12%) Ubuntu
13 10 (2.12%) Windows 2000 Server
14 8 (1.69%) Mac OS
15 7 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.85%) NetWare
17 2 (0.42%) Android
17 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (19.07%) Cybersecurity
2 71 (15.04%) Information Security
3 70 (14.83%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (14.19%) Software Engineering
5 65 (13.77%) ITIL
6 62 (13.14%) Coaching
7 61 (12.92%) Mentoring
8 59 (12.50%) Project Management
9 45 (9.53%) Data Protection
9 45 (9.53%) Pair Programming
10 42 (8.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 39 (8.26%) Penetration Testing
12 38 (8.05%) Disaster Recovery
13 36 (7.63%) CRM
14 34 (7.20%) Kalman Filter
14 34 (7.20%) Test Automation
15 30 (6.36%) Change Control
15 30 (6.36%) SIEM
16 28 (5.93%) Root Cause Analysis
16 28 (5.93%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 88 (18.64%) SQL
2 59 (12.50%) Python
3 57 (12.08%) C++
4 52 (11.02%) Java
5 40 (8.47%) C
6 38 (8.05%) PowerShell
7 24 (5.08%) JavaScript
8 22 (4.66%) C#
9 14 (2.97%) Perl
10 11 (2.33%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.12%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.69%) VBScript
13 6 (1.27%) Ruby
13 6 (1.27%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.27%) VB
14 5 (1.06%) Apex Code
14 5 (1.06%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.64%) PHP
15 3 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 72 (15.25%) Degree
1 72 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (9.75%) Cisco Certification
3 40 (8.47%) CCNA
4 38 (8.05%) MCSE
5 29 (6.14%) MCSA
6 27 (5.72%) CEH
7 26 (5.51%) CISSP
8 19 (4.03%) Security Cleared
9 18 (3.81%) MCP
10 17 (3.60%) CompTIA Security+
10 17 (3.60%) DV Cleared
10 17 (3.60%) Security+ Certification
11 15 (3.18%) ISTQB
11 15 (3.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 12 (2.54%) CREST Certified
13 9 (1.91%) Network+ Certification
14 7 (1.48%) SC Cleared
15 6 (1.27%) GPEN
15 6 (1.27%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (11.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (6.99%) SLA
3 25 (5.30%) QA
4 10 (2.12%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.06%) SSAE 16
6 4 (0.85%) GPG13
6 4 (0.85%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.21%) COBIT
7 1 (0.21%) HL7
7 1 (0.21%) ISO19770
System Software
1 173 (36.65%) Active Directory
2 100 (21.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (13.98%) Hyper-V
4 27 (5.72%) VMware ESX
4 27 (5.72%) XenApp
5 21 (4.45%) Virtual Machines
6 20 (4.24%) vSphere
7 18 (3.81%) Virtual Servers
7 18 (3.81%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (2.97%) Terminal Services
9 13 (2.75%) Xen
10 9 (1.91%) Forefront TMG
11 8 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (1.27%) Snort
13 5 (1.06%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (1.06%) XenServer
14 4 (0.85%) ISA Server
14 4 (0.85%) XenDesktop
15 2 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.42%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 45 (9.53%) Norton AntiVirus
2 42 (8.90%) Backup Exec
3 39 (8.26%) SCCM
4 23 (4.87%) NetBackup
5 17 (3.60%) SCOM
6 12 (2.54%) Nagios
7 11 (2.33%) logstash
8 9 (1.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 8 (1.69%) Casper Suite
9 8 (1.69%) HP SIM
9 8 (1.69%) Nmap
9 8 (1.69%) QRadar
9 8 (1.69%) WSUS
10 6 (1.27%) Kibana
10 6 (1.27%) Nessus
10 6 (1.27%) RSA enVision
11 5 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (1.06%) Nexpose
11 5 (1.06%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 5 (1.06%) WMI
Vendors
1 185 (39.19%) Microsoft
2 124 (26.27%) Cisco
3 121 (25.64%) VMware
4 68 (14.41%) Citrix
5 64 (13.56%) Symantec
6 47 (9.96%) HP
7 37 (7.84%) Forcepoint
8 32 (6.78%) Apple
8 32 (6.78%) Intel Security
9 31 (6.57%) Salesforce.com
10 30 (6.36%) Palo Alto
11 28 (5.93%) Oracle
12 25 (5.30%) CheckPoint
12 25 (5.30%) SolarWinds
13 23 (4.87%) Qualys
14 22 (4.66%) Veeam
15 20 (4.24%) Dell
16 19 (4.03%) Avaya
17 17 (3.60%) arcserve
17 17 (3.60%) IBM
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
First Utility
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Recital Consulting
Salary: £60000 Per Annum including Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
Recital Consulting
Salary: £60000 Per Annum including Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Encore
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum and on call allowance
Posted: 10 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Macclesfield
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Milton Keynes
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £17000 - £24500 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £36000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 26 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highlt competitive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Cybercrowd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 26 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitve + Bouns & Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago