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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sophos
England / West Midlands
Rank 210 214 215
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 8 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.057% 0.040%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.13% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 2
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £40,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £41,600 £38,800
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £36,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +20.83%

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
2230 2302 2318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.04% 43.98% 46.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1693 1897 2062
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,900 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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
Staffordshire - 5 £35,000 -
Coventry +11 1 £25,000 -37.50%
Worcestershire - 1 £42,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £20,000 - 1
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 (89.47%) Norton AntiVirus
2 16 (84.21%) Symantec
3 11 (57.89%) Windows
3 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
4 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
4 10 (52.63%) Hyper-V
5 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
5 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
5 9 (47.37%) Firewall
6 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
6 8 (42.11%) VLAN
6 8 (42.11%) Kaspersky
7 7 (36.84%) Office 365
7 7 (36.84%) VMware
7 7 (36.84%) MS Office
8 6 (31.58%) MCSE
8 6 (31.58%) DNS
8 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
8 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (31.58%) WatchGuard
8 6 (31.58%) SonicWALL
9 5 (26.32%) Proofpoint
9 5 (26.32%) Acronis
9 5 (26.32%) Cyberoam
9 5 (26.32%) Mimecast
9 5 (26.32%) Server Building
9 5 (26.32%) Webroot

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 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
2 5 (26.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (26.32%) Site Server
3 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
2 7 (36.84%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Office 365
2 5 (26.32%) Mimecast
3 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (5.26%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) Firewall
2 8 (42.11%) VLAN
3 6 (31.58%) DNS
4 4 (21.05%) VPN
5 2 (10.53%) Wireless
6 1 (5.26%) DHCP
6 1 (5.26%) LAN
6 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 8 (42.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
1 8 (42.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 8 (42.11%) 3rd Line Support
1 8 (42.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 8 (42.11%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
1 8 (42.11%) 3rd Line Technical Support
1 8 (42.11%) IT Engineer
1 8 (42.11%) Security Engineer
1 8 (42.11%) Support Engineer
1 8 (42.11%) Technical Engineer
1 8 (42.11%) Technical Support
1 8 (42.11%) Technical Support Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Security Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
3 5 (26.32%) IT Security Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) IT Support
4 4 (21.05%) Senior IT Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) Android
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Information Security
1 5 (26.32%) Migration
1 5 (26.32%) Server Building
2 3 (15.79%) Threat Modelling
3 2 (10.53%) Coaching
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Network Management
4 1 (5.26%) Process Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) MCSE
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (26.32%) MCSA
3 4 (21.05%) MCP
4 1 (5.26%) DBS Check
4 1 (5.26%) MCITP
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
1 10 (52.63%) Hyper-V
2 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (26.32%) Terminal Services
4 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (89.47%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (15.79%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Symantec
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 8 (42.11%) Kaspersky
4 7 (36.84%) VMware
5 6 (31.58%) SonicWALL
5 6 (31.58%) WatchGuard
6 5 (26.32%) Acronis
6 5 (26.32%) arcserve
6 5 (26.32%) Cisco
6 5 (26.32%) Cyberoam
6 5 (26.32%) Intel Security
6 5 (26.32%) Proofpoint
6 5 (26.32%) Webroot
7 3 (15.79%) Veeam
8 2 (10.53%) Apple
9 1 (5.26%) Google
9 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago