The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 230 208 230
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +22
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 4 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.073% 0.098% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.21% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 4
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £22,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +75.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £37,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,950 £41,600 £36,300
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £34,500 £29,500
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +16.94%
Sophos
England

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

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2533 2338 2788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.21% 45.62% 48.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1890 1967 2424
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Sophos
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Sophos Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Sophos
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Sophos Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Sophos
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 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
Worcestershire - 2 £42,500 -
Solihull -10 1 £46,000 +15.00%
Staffordshire - 1 £30,000 -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 20 (86.96%) Symantec
1 20 (86.96%) Norton AntiVirus
2 11 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (39.13%) Information Security
4 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
5 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 7 (30.43%) Windows
5 7 (30.43%) Firewall
5 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
6 6 (26.09%) Kaspersky
6 6 (26.09%) VLAN
6 6 (26.09%) MCSE
6 6 (26.09%) MCSA
6 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
6 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
6 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (21.74%) VPN
7 5 (21.74%) MCP
7 5 (21.74%) Backup Exec
7 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (21.74%) Replication
7 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (21.74%) Veeam
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (21.74%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (17.39%) Threat Modelling
8 4 (17.39%) Finance

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.35%) Site Server
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) Office 365
3 1 (4.35%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Firewall
2 6 (26.09%) VLAN
3 5 (21.74%) VPN
4 2 (8.70%) LAN
4 2 (8.70%) WAN
4 2 (8.70%) Wireless
5 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) IT Engineer
2 14 (60.87%) Security Engineer
3 11 (47.83%) Senior Security Engineer
4 10 (43.48%) IT Security Engineer
4 10 (43.48%) Senior IT Engineer
5 8 (34.78%) Support Engineer
6 6 (26.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 6 (26.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (26.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (26.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (26.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (26.09%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
6 6 (26.09%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 6 (26.09%) IT Support
6 6 (26.09%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (26.09%) Technical Support
6 6 (26.09%) Technical Support Engineer
7 5 (21.74%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (21.74%) IT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Replication
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Information Security
2 4 (17.39%) Threat Modelling
3 3 (13.04%) Coaching
4 2 (8.70%) Fault Management
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) Process Management
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) Software Distribution
5 1 (4.35%) Change Control
5 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Server Building
5 1 (4.35%) Threat Analysis
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) MCSA
1 6 (26.09%) MCSE
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (21.74%) MCP
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
3 5 (21.74%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (86.96%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (21.74%) Backup Exec
3 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Symantec
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) Kaspersky
4 5 (21.74%) Veeam
5 2 (8.70%) ServiceNow
5 2 (8.70%) SonicWALL
5 2 (8.70%) VMware
5 2 (8.70%) WatchGuard
6 1 (4.35%) Acronis
6 1 (4.35%) arcserve
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco
6 1 (4.35%) Cyberoam
6 1 (4.35%) Intel Security
6 1 (4.35%) Proofpoint
6 1 (4.35%) Webroot
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