Period
to 16 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 16 December 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 246 251 289
Rank change year-on-year +5 +38 +41
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 7 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.12% 0.063% 0.071%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 6
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £105,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.86% +200.00% -26.32%
10th Percentile £47,500 £51,125 £21,500
90th Percentile £74,875 £112,500 £77,500
South East median annual salary £60,000 £32,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year +84.62% +16.07% -34.12%

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 Berkshire.

All Vendors
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,903 2,928 4,237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 48.59% 45.97% 50.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2,145 2,236 3,243
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Sophos in Berkshire

Sophos
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Sophos in Berkshire

Sophos
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sophos in Berkshire over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Sophos in Berkshire

Sophos
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 3 £54,000 -
Bracknell - 2 £73,750 - 1
Sophos
South East

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT jobs citing Sophos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) Network Security
2 4 (57.14%) PKI
2 4 (57.14%) Wireless
2 4 (57.14%) IPsec
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
2 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 4 (57.14%) Symantec
2 4 (57.14%) McAfee
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) Trend Micro
2 4 (57.14%) F5
2 4 (57.14%) SIEM
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco ISE
2 4 (57.14%) Palo Alto
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Security
4 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
4 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
4 2 (28.57%) Qualys
4 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection

Sophos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) Network Security
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco ISE
2 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 4 (57.14%) IPsec
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
5 1 (14.29%) LAN
5 1 (14.29%) VLAN
5 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Presales Solution Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Security Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Security Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Security Solutions Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Operational Security Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Presales Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Security Presales Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Security Technical Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Presales Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) PKI
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) SIEM
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Application Performance Management
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Security
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) DDoS Mitigation
3 2 (28.57%) DNA
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
3 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
3 2 (28.57%) Presales
3 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Security Management
3 2 (28.57%) Security Operations
3 2 (28.57%) Software Deployment
3 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCDP
1 2 (28.57%) CCIE
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) CISA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) CISM
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
1 2 (28.57%) CRISC
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (28.57%) FISMA
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) VMware NSX
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) CASB
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (28.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
2 4 (57.14%) F5
2 4 (57.14%) McAfee
2 4 (57.14%) Palo Alto
2 4 (57.14%) Symantec
2 4 (57.14%) Trend Micro
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Aruba
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
4 2 (28.57%) Infoblox
4 2 (28.57%) Juniper
4 2 (28.57%) Meraki
4 2 (28.57%) Qualys
4 2 (28.57%) Riverbed
4 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
4 2 (28.57%) Zscaler
5 1 (14.29%) ShoreTel