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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 685 786 801
Rank change year-on-year
+101 +15
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 236 175 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% 0.34% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 131 131 168
Median salary £38,320 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.18% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,950 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,700 £50,150
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £37,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +33.92%

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
43313 51228 54492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.22% 46.46% 46.82%
Number of salaries quoted 35195 41404 43733
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 £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,990 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +4.97%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +114 232 £39,750 +6.00% 19
South East +126 116 £40,000 -2.85% 8
Oxfordshire +55 92 £40,000 +45.45% 7
Abingdon +26 91 £40,000 - 7
London +17 54 £40,000 - 6
West Midlands +7 15 £46,000 +31.42% 4
North West +32 14 £43,750 +29.62%
City of London +59 12 £36,500 -2.66% 1
Yorkshire +38 12 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Surrey +35 12 £27,500 -31.25%
South West +18 12 £26,250 -38.23%
West Yorkshire +20 10 £50,000 +66.66% 1
Manchester +7 9 £50,000 +33.33%
East of England +2 8 £25,395 -16.73%
Bristol - 8 £26,250 -
Birmingham -6 7 £46,250 +32.14% 1
Solihull - 7 £46,000 - 1
Berkshire - 6 £26,250 -
Halifax - 5 £50,000 -
Croydon - 5 £34,000 -
Reading - 5 £25,000 -
Leeds +30 4 £42,500 +33.85% 1
Kent +20 3 £70,000 +180.00%
Gloucestershire -2 3 £34,000 -2.85%
Sussex - 3 £25,000 -
Liverpool - 3 - -
Merseyside - 3 - -
Lancashire +16 2 £35,000 +16.66%
Cambridgeshire +11 2 £25,000 -
Ipswich +10 2 £35,000 +75.00%

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 326 (66.67%) Windows
2 251 (51.33%) Microsoft
3 183 (37.42%) Active Directory
4 136 (27.81%) Windows Server
5 134 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
6 127 (25.97%) VMware
7 126 (25.77%) Firewall
7 126 (25.77%) MS Exchange
8 122 (24.95%) MS Office
9 116 (23.72%) Analytical Skills
10 114 (23.31%) Cisco
11 107 (21.88%) Python
12 105 (21.47%) C++
13 102 (20.86%) Windows Server 2012
14 101 (20.65%) ITIL
14 101 (20.65%) Linux
15 97 (19.84%) MS Excel
15 97 (19.84%) Windows Server 2008
16 91 (18.61%) DNS
17 88 (18.00%) Java
18 87 (17.79%) Microsoft Certification
19 84 (17.18%) C#
19 84 (17.18%) SQL Server
19 84 (17.18%) Windows 7
20 83 (16.97%) Citrix
20 83 (16.97%) QA
21 81 (16.56%) VMware Infrastructure
22 80 (16.36%) HP
23 76 (15.54%) Software Engineering
23 76 (15.54%) Continuous Improvement

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
1 126 (25.77%) MS Exchange
2 69 (14.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 55 (11.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (6.95%) SharePoint
5 32 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2003
6 23 (4.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 11 (2.25%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.84%) IIS
8 9 (1.84%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (1.43%) Skype for Business
10 6 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2000
10 6 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.61%) IBM Domino
11 3 (0.61%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.41%) Apache
Applications
1 122 (24.95%) MS Office
2 97 (19.84%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.61%) MS Project
4 3 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.02%) Bankmaster
2 3 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.20%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 63 (12.88%) Office 365
2 35 (7.16%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (3.48%) Mimecast
5 12 (2.45%) SaaS
6 11 (2.25%) GitHub
6 11 (2.25%) IaaS
7 6 (1.23%) Google Apps
8 5 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.82%) PaaS
10 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 126 (25.77%) Firewall
2 91 (18.61%) DNS
3 65 (13.29%) SAN
4 63 (12.88%) DHCP
5 53 (10.84%) TCP/IP
6 52 (10.63%) Internet
7 42 (8.59%) VoIP
8 39 (7.98%) VPN
9 36 (7.36%) LAN
9 36 (7.36%) WAN
10 25 (5.11%) SMTP
11 23 (4.70%) VLAN
11 23 (4.70%) Wi-Fi
12 22 (4.50%) Network Security
13 21 (4.29%) iSCSI
14 18 (3.68%) Remote Desktop
15 15 (3.07%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (3.07%) FTP
16 14 (2.86%) IPsec
17 13 (2.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (17.18%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (3.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 14 (2.86%) MySQL
5 14 (2.86%) NoSQL
6 12 (2.45%) Big Data
7 10 (2.04%) Data Mining
8 5 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (0.61%) OLAP
9 3 (0.61%) OLTP
9 3 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.61%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.61%) Redis
9 3 (0.61%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (2.66%) WinDbg
2 12 (2.45%) Visual Studio
3 11 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 11 (2.25%) Bitbucket
3 11 (2.25%) Git (software)
3 11 (2.25%) Maven
4 3 (0.61%) JIRA
5 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.20%) Burp Suite
General
1 59 (12.07%) Finance
2 25 (5.11%) Telecoms
3 14 (2.86%) Marketing
4 13 (2.66%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.25%) Legal
5 11 (2.25%) Retail
6 10 (2.04%) Banking
7 9 (1.84%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.23%) Games
9 5 (1.02%) Advertising
10 4 (0.82%) Publishing
11 3 (0.61%) Electronics
12 2 (0.41%) German Language
13 1 (0.20%) Automotive
13 1 (0.20%) Back Office
13 1 (0.20%) Cantonese Language
13 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 83 (16.97%) Analyst
2 72 (14.72%) Software Engineer
3 46 (9.41%) Support Engineer
4 45 (9.20%) Support Analyst
5 42 (8.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 42 (8.59%) IT Engineer
6 38 (7.77%) IT Support
7 36 (7.36%) 1st Line Support
8 33 (6.75%) C++ Software Engineer
8 33 (6.75%) Java Engineer
8 33 (6.75%) Java Software Engineer
9 32 (6.54%) Administrator
10 31 (6.34%) C# Software Engineer
10 31 (6.34%) Senior Software Engineer
11 27 (5.52%) IT Analyst
11 27 (5.52%) Team Leader
12 24 (4.91%) Developer
12 24 (4.91%) IT Support Engineer
13 23 (4.70%) Senior Analyst
14 22 (4.50%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.34%) Web Services
2 27 (5.52%) .NET
3 22 (4.50%) HTML
4 14 (2.86%) Middleware
5 13 (2.66%) Flash
6 12 (2.45%) Regular Expression
6 12 (2.45%) STL
7 11 (2.25%) ActiveMQ
7 11 (2.25%) JDBC
7 11 (2.25%) JNDI
7 11 (2.25%) JSON
7 11 (2.25%) XML
8 8 (1.64%) RESTful
8 8 (1.64%) SOAP
9 4 (0.82%) 802.1X
10 3 (0.61%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.61%) COM
10 3 (0.61%) CSS
11 1 (0.20%) Hibernate
11 1 (0.20%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 116 (23.72%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.13%) Management Information System
3 29 (5.93%) Blackberry
4 22 (4.50%) Computer Science
5 19 (3.89%) Clustering
5 19 (3.89%) User Experience
6 18 (3.68%) Blog
6 18 (3.68%) EqualLogic
7 17 (3.48%) Data Centre
7 17 (3.48%) Replication
8 15 (3.07%) iPhone
9 14 (2.86%) Virtual Team
10 12 (2.45%) Video Conferencing
11 10 (2.04%) Driving Licence
12 9 (1.84%) iPad
13 6 (1.23%) Client/Server
13 6 (1.23%) PMI
13 6 (1.23%) Security Operations Centre
14 3 (0.61%) Data Integration
14 3 (0.61%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 326 (66.67%) Windows
2 136 (27.81%) Windows Server
3 102 (20.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 101 (20.65%) Linux
5 97 (19.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 84 (17.18%) Windows 7
7 47 (9.61%) Windows 10
8 45 (9.20%) Mac OS X
9 44 (9.00%) Windows 8
9 44 (9.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 36 (7.36%) Unix
11 21 (4.29%) Windows XP
12 15 (3.07%) Windows 2000 Server
13 12 (2.45%) Solaris
13 12 (2.45%) Ubuntu
13 12 (2.45%) Windows 2000
14 9 (1.84%) AIX
14 9 (1.84%) HPUX
14 9 (1.84%) Mac OS
15 7 (1.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (20.65%) ITIL
3 76 (15.54%) Continuous Improvement
3 76 (15.54%) Software Engineering
4 70 (14.31%) Data Protection
5 69 (14.11%) Regression Testing
6 68 (13.91%) Pair Programming
7 62 (12.68%) Coaching
8 58 (11.86%) Mentoring
9 47 (9.61%) Project Management
10 44 (9.00%) Test Automation
11 42 (8.59%) Information Security
12 38 (7.77%) Disaster Recovery
13 37 (7.57%) Incident Management
14 34 (6.95%) Change Control
15 33 (6.75%) Computer Security
16 32 (6.54%) Service Delivery
17 27 (5.52%) Cybersecurity
18 25 (5.11%) Kalman Filter
19 24 (4.91%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 107 (21.88%) Python
2 105 (21.47%) C++
3 88 (18.00%) Java
4 84 (17.18%) C#
5 69 (14.11%) SQL
6 51 (10.43%) C
7 45 (9.20%) Perl
8 36 (7.36%) JavaScript
9 33 (6.75%) PowerShell
10 14 (2.86%) Apex Code
10 14 (2.86%) VB
11 12 (2.45%) Bash Shell
11 12 (2.45%) VC++
12 9 (1.84%) Tcl
12 9 (1.84%) VBScript
13 3 (0.61%) PHP
13 3 (0.61%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 87 (17.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 67 (13.70%) MCSE
3 51 (10.43%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (9.20%) CCNA
5 43 (8.79%) Degree
6 36 (7.36%) MCSA
7 21 (4.29%) MCITP
8 19 (3.89%) MCP
9 17 (3.48%) CISSP
9 17 (3.48%) Network+ Certification
10 11 (2.25%) PMI Certification
10 11 (2.25%) Security Cleared
11 9 (1.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (1.64%) SC Cleared
13 7 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
13 7 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (1.23%) CCNP
14 6 (1.23%) MCDST
15 5 (1.02%) Dell Certification
15 5 (1.02%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (16.97%) QA
2 33 (6.75%) SLA
3 27 (5.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.23%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.02%) ISO19770
6 3 (0.61%) FISMA
7 2 (0.41%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.20%) COBIT
8 1 (0.20%) HL7
8 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 183 (37.42%) Active Directory
2 81 (16.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (14.11%) Hyper-V
4 34 (6.95%) vSphere
5 28 (5.73%) VMware ESXi
6 25 (5.11%) XenApp
7 19 (3.89%) Terminal Services
8 18 (3.68%) VMware ESX
9 17 (3.48%) Virtual Servers
10 12 (2.45%) Virtual Machines
11 11 (2.25%) Docker
11 11 (2.25%) VMware Workstation
12 9 (1.84%) XenDesktop
13 8 (1.64%) Forefront TMG
14 5 (1.02%) ProxySG
15 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.82%) Terminal Server
15 4 (0.82%) UAG
16 3 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 3 (0.61%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 49 (10.02%) Norton AntiVirus
2 45 (9.20%) Backup Exec
3 35 (7.16%) SCCM
4 33 (6.75%) WSUS
5 23 (4.70%) NetBackup
6 14 (2.86%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 13 (2.66%) SCOM
8 11 (2.25%) Ansible
8 11 (2.25%) Nagios
8 11 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (1.84%) McAfee ePO
10 8 (1.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 7 (1.43%) Nessus
12 6 (1.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 5 (1.02%) HP SIM
13 5 (1.02%) Nexpose
14 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Clustering
15 3 (0.61%) Casper Suite
15 3 (0.61%) Simpana
15 3 (0.61%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 251 (51.33%) Microsoft
2 127 (25.97%) VMware
3 114 (23.31%) Cisco
4 83 (16.97%) Citrix
5 80 (16.36%) HP
6 72 (14.72%) Symantec
7 43 (8.79%) Intel Security
8 41 (8.38%) Apple
8 41 (8.38%) Dell
9 39 (7.98%) Veeam
10 35 (7.16%) NetApp
11 29 (5.93%) Avaya
12 27 (5.52%) CheckPoint
13 25 (5.11%) IBM
14 24 (4.91%) Salesforce.com
15 21 (4.29%) SonicWALL
16 20 (4.09%) SolarWinds
17 17 (3.48%) EMC
17 17 (3.48%) Oracle
18 16 (3.27%) SAP
Chessington, Surrey
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £24k - 25k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38640 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-50,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + company car, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Milton Keynes
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £17000 - £24500 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bromsgrove
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Central London / West End
Hemmersbach UK
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 11 days ago