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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 223 210 218
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 19 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.23% 0.039%
As % of the Vendors category 0.68% 0.48% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 2
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +40.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £32,750 £29,500
% change year-on-year
+22.13% +11.01%
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
2812 2514 2405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.20% 47.63% 46.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2100 2090 2004
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,900 £62,500
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 25 May 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 25 May 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
Birmingham -4 7 £30,000 -7.69%
Walsall - 6 £45,000 -
Coventry +4 2 £34,500 -8.00%
Solihull - 1 £42,500 - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 15 (68.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (63.64%) Hyper-V
4 13 (59.09%) Firewall
4 13 (59.09%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (54.55%) Symantec
6 11 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 10 (45.45%) Cisco
7 10 (45.45%) DHCP
7 10 (45.45%) TCP/IP
7 10 (45.45%) DNS
7 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (40.91%) Windows 2000 Server
8 9 (40.91%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (40.91%) Windows 8
8 9 (40.91%) Windows 10
8 9 (40.91%) Veeam
8 9 (40.91%) Network Management
8 9 (40.91%) Office 365
8 9 (40.91%) Windows XP
8 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
8 9 (40.91%) Tcl
8 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (40.91%) OSPF
8 9 (40.91%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (36.36%) VMware
9 8 (36.36%) SAN
9 8 (36.36%) Citrix
9 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification

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 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) Firewall
1 13 (59.09%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (45.45%) DHCP
2 10 (45.45%) DNS
2 10 (45.45%) TCP/IP
3 9 (40.91%) Cisco IOS
3 9 (40.91%) OSPF
4 8 (36.36%) SAN
5 5 (22.73%) IPsec
5 5 (22.73%) L2TP
5 5 (22.73%) NetScaler
5 5 (22.73%) VLAN
6 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.55%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Architect
1 9 (40.91%) Technical Architect
2 8 (36.36%) Senior Architect
2 8 (36.36%) Senior Technical Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Technician
3 4 (18.18%) Service Desk Technician
4 3 (13.64%) Security Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) IT Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Security Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Cisco Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Server Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (40.91%) Windows 10
4 9 (40.91%) Windows 2000 Server
4 9 (40.91%) Windows 8
4 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (40.91%) Windows XP
5 7 (31.82%) Linux
6 5 (22.73%) Windows 2000
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (40.91%) Network Management
2 7 (31.82%) ITIL
3 6 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 5 (22.73%) ITIL V3
4 5 (22.73%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 5 (22.73%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) Presales
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Tcl
2 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) VB
4 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (31.82%) MCITP
2 7 (31.82%) MCSA
2 7 (31.82%) MCSE
3 6 (27.27%) CCNA
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (22.73%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.55%) MCP
6 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
2 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 14 (63.64%) Hyper-V
3 8 (36.36%) XenApp
4 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (22.73%) VMware ESX
5 5 (22.73%) XenDesktop
6 3 (13.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (31.82%) Backup Exec
3 4 (18.18%) NetBackup
4 3 (13.64%) WSUS
5 1 (4.55%) AirWatch
5 1 (4.55%) SCCM
5 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Symantec
2 10 (45.45%) Cisco
3 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (40.91%) Veeam
4 8 (36.36%) Citrix
4 8 (36.36%) VMware
5 7 (31.82%) NetApp
6 6 (27.27%) EMC
6 6 (27.27%) HP
7 5 (22.73%) AVG
7 5 (22.73%) Kaseya
7 5 (22.73%) Kaspersky
7 5 (22.73%) Ruckus Wireless
7 5 (22.73%) SonicWALL
8 1 (4.55%) Fortinet
8 1 (4.55%) IBM
8 1 (4.55%) ProCurve
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: c.£47k + Annul Bonus + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago