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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 711 785 794
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +9
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 224 173 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 0.34% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 110 136 161
Median salary £39,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £33,750 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.53%

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
43592 51170 55287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.31% 46.74% 46.56%
Number of salaries quoted 35534 41273 44768
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +86 220 £39,750 +13.57% 20
South East +131 118 £40,000 - 4
Oxfordshire +62 101 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Abingdon +25 100 £40,000 - 1
London -9 45 £40,000 +1.91% 7
North West +32 17 £50,000 +66.66% 1
Manchester +16 13 £50,000 - 1
West Midlands -6 13 £43,750 +29.62% 2
Surrey +41 11 £27,500 -31.25% 1
City of London +60 9 £36,500 -2.66% 2
Yorkshire +26 9 £43,750 +45.83% 4
South West -6 9 £27,500 -21.42%
Bristol - 7 £25,000 -
East of England +9 6 £35,000 +75.00% 1
West Yorkshire +7 5 £50,000 +57.48% 4
Birmingham -13 5 £46,250 +42.30%
Berkshire - 5 £42,500 -
Suffolk +8 4 £40,000 +100.00%
Reading - 4 £56,250 -
Croydon - 4 £34,000 - 1
Ipswich +21 3 £35,000 +75.00%
Bury - 3 £33,750 -
Halifax - 3 £50,000 - 3
Liverpool - 3 - -
Merseyside - 3 - -
Solihull - 3 £46,000 -
North Yorkshire +15 2 £37,500 +25.00%
Coventry +11 2 £34,500 -8.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +7 2 £25,000 -
Gloucestershire -11 2 £35,750 +6.71%

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 308 (69.84%) Windows
2 245 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 166 (37.64%) Active Directory
4 131 (29.71%) Windows Server
5 129 (29.25%) MS Exchange
6 126 (28.57%) VMware
7 122 (27.66%) MS Office
8 116 (26.30%) Firewall
9 110 (24.94%) Agile Software Development
10 108 (24.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 104 (23.58%) Cisco
12 101 (22.90%) Windows Server 2008
13 100 (22.68%) ITIL
14 97 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
15 94 (21.32%) Python
16 92 (20.86%) MS Excel
16 92 (20.86%) DNS
16 92 (20.86%) HP
17 90 (20.41%) Linux
18 89 (20.18%) Microsoft Certification
19 87 (19.73%) C++
20 86 (19.50%) SQL Server
21 83 (18.82%) Citrix
22 81 (18.37%) Windows 7
23 80 (18.14%) VMware Infrastructure
24 77 (17.46%) Symantec
25 76 (17.23%) Exchange Server 2013
26 74 (16.78%) QA
27 73 (16.55%) C#
28 71 (16.10%) Java

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
1 129 (29.25%) MS Exchange
2 76 (17.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 63 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 40 (9.07%) SharePoint
5 33 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2003
6 21 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (3.63%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (2.49%) Skype for Business
8 11 (2.49%) Tomcat
9 10 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (1.81%) IIS
11 7 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2000
13 4 (0.91%) IBM Domino
13 4 (0.91%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.68%) Apache
Applications
1 122 (27.66%) MS Office
2 92 (20.86%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.68%) MS Project
4 3 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.36%) Bankmaster
2 3 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.23%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 58 (13.15%) Office 365
2 24 (5.44%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (3.85%) Mimecast
5 13 (2.95%) SaaS
6 11 (2.49%) GitHub
7 7 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (1.59%) IaaS
8 6 (1.36%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 116 (26.30%) Firewall
2 92 (20.86%) DNS
3 68 (15.42%) SAN
4 67 (15.19%) DHCP
5 53 (12.02%) Internet
6 43 (9.75%) LAN
6 43 (9.75%) TCP/IP
6 43 (9.75%) VPN
7 38 (8.62%) WAN
8 33 (7.48%) VoIP
9 30 (6.80%) Network Security
10 25 (5.67%) iSCSI
11 22 (4.99%) SMTP
11 22 (4.99%) Wi-Fi
12 20 (4.54%) VLAN
13 16 (3.63%) IPsec
14 15 (3.40%) FTP
14 15 (3.40%) Wireless
15 13 (2.95%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (2.49%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (19.50%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (3.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (2.49%) MongoDB
5 11 (2.49%) NoSQL
6 10 (2.27%) Data Mining
7 9 (2.04%) Big Data
8 6 (1.36%) MySQL
9 2 (0.45%) Looker
9 2 (0.45%) Navicat
9 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.23%) MS Access
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (2.72%) Visual Studio
2 11 (2.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 11 (2.49%) Bitbucket
2 11 (2.49%) Git (software)
2 11 (2.49%) Maven
3 10 (2.27%) WinDbg
4 3 (0.68%) JIRA
5 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 52 (11.79%) Finance
2 23 (5.22%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.63%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.72%) Banking
5 11 (2.49%) Marketing
5 11 (2.49%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (2.27%) Retail
7 7 (1.59%) Advertising
7 7 (1.59%) Back Office
7 7 (1.59%) Legal
8 4 (0.91%) Publishing
9 3 (0.68%) Electronics
10 2 (0.45%) Games
11 1 (0.23%) Automotive
11 1 (0.23%) Cantonese Language
11 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 76 (17.23%) Analyst
2 55 (12.47%) Software Engineer
3 47 (10.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 44 (9.98%) Support Analyst
5 40 (9.07%) Support Engineer
6 35 (7.94%) IT Engineer
7 31 (7.03%) Administrator
7 31 (7.03%) C# Software Engineer
7 31 (7.03%) C++ Software Engineer
7 31 (7.03%) IT Support
7 31 (7.03%) Java Engineer
7 31 (7.03%) Java Software Engineer
8 30 (6.80%) 1st Line Support
9 23 (5.22%) Architect
9 23 (5.22%) Team Leader
10 21 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 21 (4.76%) IT Analyst
10 21 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
11 20 (4.54%) 3rd Line Support
11 20 (4.54%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.44%) .NET
2 20 (4.54%) Web Services
3 17 (3.85%) HTML
4 12 (2.72%) STL
5 11 (2.49%) ActiveMQ
5 11 (2.49%) JDBC
5 11 (2.49%) JNDI
5 11 (2.49%) JSON
5 11 (2.49%) Middleware
6 10 (2.27%) Flash
7 9 (2.04%) Regular Expression
8 6 (1.36%) XML
9 5 (1.13%) RESTful
9 5 (1.13%) SOAP
10 4 (0.91%) 802.1X
11 3 (0.68%) COM
12 1 (0.23%) CSS
12 1 (0.23%) Hibernate
12 1 (0.23%) HTML5
12 1 (0.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 97 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.99%) Blackberry
3 21 (4.76%) EqualLogic
3 21 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 19 (4.31%) Clustering
5 18 (4.08%) Computer Science
6 16 (3.63%) Data Centre
6 16 (3.63%) User Experience
7 15 (3.40%) Blog
8 14 (3.17%) Virtual Team
9 12 (2.72%) iPhone
9 12 (2.72%) Replication
10 9 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
11 8 (1.81%) Driving Licence
12 6 (1.36%) iPad
13 5 (1.13%) Client/Server
13 5 (1.13%) PMI
14 4 (0.91%) PKI
14 4 (0.91%) SCADA
15 3 (0.68%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 308 (69.84%) Windows
2 131 (29.71%) Windows Server
3 108 (24.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 101 (22.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 90 (20.41%) Linux
6 81 (18.37%) Windows 7
7 45 (10.20%) Windows 10
8 44 (9.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 39 (8.84%) Windows 8
10 36 (8.16%) Mac OS X
11 34 (7.71%) Unix
12 20 (4.54%) Windows XP
13 15 (3.40%) Windows 2000 Server
14 14 (3.17%) AIX
15 13 (2.95%) Solaris
15 13 (2.95%) Windows 2000
16 9 (2.04%) HPUX
16 9 (2.04%) Mac OS
16 9 (2.04%) Ubuntu
17 7 (1.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (24.94%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (22.68%) ITIL
3 66 (14.97%) Continuous Improvement
4 62 (14.06%) Regression Testing
5 61 (13.83%) Data Protection
6 56 (12.70%) Pair Programming
6 56 (12.70%) Software Engineering
7 45 (10.20%) Mentoring
8 43 (9.75%) Coaching
9 37 (8.39%) Incident Management
9 37 (8.39%) Test Automation
10 33 (7.48%) Information Security
11 32 (7.26%) Project Management
12 31 (7.03%) Computer Security
13 28 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
14 26 (5.90%) Service Delivery
15 24 (5.44%) Change Control
16 22 (4.99%) Kalman Filter
17 20 (4.54%) Workflow
18 18 (4.08%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (21.32%) Python
2 87 (19.73%) C++
3 73 (16.55%) C#
4 71 (16.10%) Java
5 60 (13.61%) SQL
6 39 (8.84%) C
6 39 (8.84%) Perl
7 30 (6.80%) JavaScript
8 25 (5.67%) PowerShell
9 13 (2.95%) VB
10 12 (2.72%) Bash Shell
10 12 (2.72%) VC++
11 11 (2.49%) Apex Code
12 9 (2.04%) Tcl
12 9 (2.04%) VBScript
13 1 (0.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 89 (20.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 66 (14.97%) MCSE
3 54 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (10.66%) CCNA
5 38 (8.62%) MCSA
6 37 (8.39%) Degree
7 32 (7.26%) MCITP
8 20 (4.54%) Network+ Certification
9 17 (3.85%) CISSP
9 17 (3.85%) MCP
10 15 (3.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 13 (2.95%) Citrix Certification
12 12 (2.72%) CCNP
13 11 (2.49%) PMI Certification
13 11 (2.49%) Security Cleared
14 9 (2.04%) MCDST
14 9 (2.04%) SC Cleared
15 7 (1.59%) CISM
16 6 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (1.36%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (16.78%) QA
2 29 (6.58%) SLA
3 16 (3.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.59%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.91%) FISMA
5 4 (0.91%) ISO19770
6 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 166 (37.64%) Active Directory
2 80 (18.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (14.74%) Hyper-V
4 43 (9.75%) vSphere
5 30 (6.80%) XenApp
6 23 (5.22%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (3.63%) Terminal Services
7 16 (3.63%) Virtual Servers
8 12 (2.72%) XenDesktop
9 11 (2.49%) Docker
9 11 (2.49%) VMware ESX
10 10 (2.27%) VMware Workstation
11 8 (1.81%) Forefront TMG
12 6 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
13 5 (1.13%) ProxySG
13 5 (1.13%) UAG
14 4 (0.91%) Terminal Server
14 4 (0.91%) vCloud
15 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 55 (12.47%) Backup Exec
2 52 (11.79%) Norton AntiVirus
3 46 (10.43%) WSUS
4 37 (8.39%) SCCM
5 24 (5.44%) NetBackup
6 13 (2.95%) SCOM
7 12 (2.72%) HP SIM
8 11 (2.49%) Ansible
8 11 (2.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 11 (2.49%) McAfee ePO
8 11 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (2.49%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 9 (2.04%) Nagios
10 7 (1.59%) Nessus
11 5 (1.13%) EdgeSight
11 5 (1.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 4 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
13 3 (0.68%) Nexpose
13 3 (0.68%) Simpana
Vendors
1 245 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 126 (28.57%) VMware
3 104 (23.58%) Cisco
4 92 (20.86%) HP
5 83 (18.82%) Citrix
6 77 (17.46%) Symantec
7 49 (11.11%) Dell
8 44 (9.98%) NetApp
9 43 (9.75%) Intel Security
10 36 (8.16%) Apple
11 35 (7.94%) Veeam
12 34 (7.71%) Avaya
13 26 (5.90%) CheckPoint
13 26 (5.90%) SonicWALL
14 25 (5.67%) IBM
15 19 (4.31%) SAP
16 18 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
16 18 (4.08%) SolarWinds
17 17 (3.85%) EMC
17 17 (3.85%) Fortinet
Harlow, Essex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge, Surrey
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car allowance, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Plus great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Herefordshire Housing
Salary: From £19,930 to £21,942 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + commission + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
OSM Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £17000 - £24500 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago