Period
to 18 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Abingdon with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Sophos over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 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.

Sophos
Oxfordshire > Abingdon
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 172 209 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 43.99% 54.71% 29.22%
As % of the Vendors category 66.93% 72.57% 50.85%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 6
Abingdon median annual salary £52,500 £31,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.67% -28.41% -
10th Percentile £40,750 £18,000 £42,000
90th Percentile £77,000 £33,250 £53,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £30,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +75.00% -29.41% +49.12%

Sophos is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Abingdon.

All Vendors
Abingdon
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 257 288 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 65.73% 75.39% 57.47%
Number of salaries quoted 83 84 83
Abingdon median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -17.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,750 £23,550
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in Abingdon

Job postings citing Sophos as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Abingdon.

Job vacancy trend for Sophos in Abingdon

Sophos
Salary Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sophos in Abingdon.

Salary trend for Sophos in Abingdon

Sophos
Salary Histogram in Abingdon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sophos in Abingdon over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Sophos in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Abingdon region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 124 (72.09%) Python
2 111 (64.53%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (56.40%) Test Automation
4 94 (54.65%) Windows
5 86 (50.00%) C++
6 74 (43.02%) Linux
6 74 (43.02%) Software Engineering
7 62 (36.05%) Java
8 49 (28.49%) Pair Programming
9 41 (23.84%) Amazon AWS
9 41 (23.84%) Analytical Skills
10 40 (23.26%) Regression Testing
11 39 (22.67%) Mentoring
12 38 (22.09%) Coaching
12 38 (22.09%) JavaScript
13 36 (20.93%) QA
14 35 (20.35%) Continuous Improvement
15 34 (19.77%) Internet
16 32 (18.60%) C#
16 32 (18.60%) Open Source
16 32 (18.60%) Cybersecurity
17 31 (18.02%) Perl
18 30 (17.44%) PowerShell
19 27 (15.70%) Reverse Engineering
19 27 (15.70%) Blog
20 26 (15.12%) DevOps
21 23 (13.37%) Continuous Integration
22 22 (12.79%) Penetration Testing
22 22 (12.79%) Windows Server
23 20 (11.63%) Configuration Management

Sophos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Abingdon 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 (5.23%) CMS
2 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 41 (23.84%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (6.98%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (3.49%) SaaS
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.58%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (19.77%) Internet
2 20 (11.63%) DNS
3 11 (6.40%) HTTP
3 11 (6.40%) SSL
3 11 (6.40%) Wireshark
4 9 (5.23%) SMTP
5 7 (4.07%) Network Security
6 4 (2.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.58%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.56%) NoSQL
2 10 (5.81%) Data Mining
3 9 (5.23%) Big Data
3 9 (5.23%) MySQL
3 9 (5.23%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (5.23%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.23%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.74%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (11.63%) WinDbg
2 13 (7.56%) JIRA
2 13 (7.56%) TestRail
3 10 (5.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (5.23%) Bitbucket
4 9 (5.23%) Git (software)
4 9 (5.23%) IDA Disassembler
4 9 (5.23%) Jenkins
4 9 (5.23%) OllyDbg
4 9 (5.23%) Subversion
5 4 (2.33%) TestLink
6 2 (1.16%) Selenium
General
1 18 (10.47%) Publishing
2 7 (4.07%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (31.98%) Software Engineer
2 28 (16.28%) Developer
3 21 (12.21%) C++ Software Engineer
4 20 (11.63%) Windows Engineer
5 18 (10.47%) Security Researcher
6 17 (9.88%) Graduate
7 16 (9.30%) QA Engineer
7 16 (9.30%) Server Engineer
7 16 (9.30%) Windows Server Engineer
8 12 (6.98%) Development Engineer
9 11 (6.40%) Escalation Engineer
9 11 (6.40%) Principal Engineer
10 10 (5.81%) Cybersecurity Specialist
10 10 (5.81%) DevOps Engineer
10 10 (5.81%) IT Security Specialist
10 10 (5.81%) Principal Software Engineer
10 10 (5.81%) Product Analyst
10 10 (5.81%) QA Analyst
10 10 (5.81%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 10 (5.81%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.14%) HTML
2 9 (5.23%) Regular Expression
3 7 (4.07%) Django
4 6 (3.49%) AngularJS
5 5 (2.91%) CSS
5 5 (2.91%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (1.74%) Spring
7 2 (1.16%) Web Services
8 1 (0.58%) JSON
8 1 (0.58%) LAMP
8 1 (0.58%) RESTful
8 1 (0.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (23.84%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (15.70%) Blog
3 20 (11.63%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (10.47%) Cyberattack
5 14 (8.14%) Security Operations Centre
6 10 (5.81%) Computer Science
6 10 (5.81%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (5.23%) Spread Betting
7 9 (5.23%) User Experience
8 7 (4.07%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 94 (54.65%) Windows
2 74 (43.02%) Linux
3 22 (12.79%) Windows Server
4 16 (9.30%) Unix
5 6 (3.49%) AIX
5 6 (3.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (64.53%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (56.40%) Test Automation
3 74 (43.02%) Software Engineering
4 49 (28.49%) Pair Programming
5 40 (23.26%) Regression Testing
6 39 (22.67%) Mentoring
7 38 (22.09%) Coaching
8 35 (20.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 32 (18.60%) Cybersecurity
9 32 (18.60%) Open Source
10 27 (15.70%) Reverse Engineering
11 26 (15.12%) DevOps
12 23 (13.37%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (12.79%) Penetration Testing
14 20 (11.63%) Configuration Management
14 20 (11.63%) Functional Testing
15 18 (10.47%) Ethical Hacking
15 18 (10.47%) Malware Analysis
16 16 (9.30%) System Integration Testing
17 14 (8.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 124 (72.09%) Python
2 86 (50.00%) C++
3 62 (36.05%) Java
4 38 (22.09%) JavaScript
5 32 (18.60%) C#
6 31 (18.02%) Perl
7 30 (17.44%) PowerShell
8 16 (9.30%) Bash Shell
9 13 (7.56%) C
10 11 (6.40%) VBScript
11 9 (5.23%) SQL
12 5 (2.91%) Groovy
12 5 (2.91%) Ruby
13 4 (2.33%) PHP
14 3 (1.74%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (9.88%) Degree
2 4 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (2.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (1.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (20.93%) QA
2 11 (6.40%) SLA
3 10 (5.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (5.81%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 17 (9.88%) Docker
2 9 (5.23%) Hyper-V
2 9 (5.23%) KVM
2 9 (5.23%) VirtualBox
2 9 (5.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (5.81%) Ansible
1 10 (5.81%) Puppet
2 9 (5.23%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.33%) Kibana
3 4 (2.33%) logstash
Vendors
1 18 (10.47%) Perforce
2 11 (6.40%) Progress
3 9 (5.23%) Cadence
4 6 (3.49%) HP
5 4 (2.33%) Splunk
6 1 (0.58%) Google
6 1 (0.58%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.58%) VMware