Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 247 243 292
Rank change year-on-year -4 +49 +37
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 16 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.25% 0.13% 0.070%
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% 0.28% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 6
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £53,750 £26,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.33% +104.76% -40.00%
10th Percentile £22,750 £38,450 £21,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £112,500 £77,500
South East median annual salary £59,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +81.54% +8.33% -28.57%

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 3,056 2,830 4,275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 48.62% 46.07% 49.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2,341 2,173 3,265
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,100 £27,850
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
South East median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +3.45%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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
Bracknell - 6 £73,750 -
Maidenhead - 6 £23,500 - 1
Reading -2 1 £105,000 +68.00%
Slough -5 1 - -
Sophos
South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 11 (68.75%) ITIL
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) DNS
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) VMware
2 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (50.00%) WAN
4 7 (43.75%) CCNP
4 7 (43.75%) Juniper
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (43.75%) McAfee
4 7 (43.75%) Network Security
4 7 (43.75%) SolarWinds
4 7 (43.75%) Migration
4 7 (43.75%) F5
4 7 (43.75%) SIEM
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (43.75%) Palo Alto
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
5 6 (37.50%) Presales
5 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
5 6 (37.50%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (37.50%) VMware NSX
5 6 (37.50%) CASB
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (37.50%) ITIL V3
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco ISE
5 6 (37.50%) Meraki

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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) DNS
2 8 (50.00%) WAN
3 7 (43.75%) Network Security
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco ISE
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (37.50%) Wireless
5 5 (31.25%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (25.00%) Firewall
7 3 (18.75%) VPN
8 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (12.50%) Internet
8 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (12.50%) IPsec
8 2 (12.50%) LAN
9 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
9 1 (6.25%) DHCP
9 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
9 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
9 1 (6.25%) Telepresence
9 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
1 1 (6.25%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Architect
2 6 (37.50%) Network Security Architect
2 6 (37.50%) Presales Solution Architect
2 6 (37.50%) Security Architect
2 6 (37.50%) Security Solutions Architect
2 6 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (31.25%) Network Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Service Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) IT Support
5 2 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (12.50%) IT Technician
5 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Support Technician
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (25.00%) FlexPod
3 2 (12.50%) PKI
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (37.50%) Windows 10
4 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (12.50%) Solaris
7 1 (6.25%) CentOS
7 1 (6.25%) Debian
7 1 (6.25%) Kali Linux
7 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
7 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) ITIL
2 7 (43.75%) Migration
2 7 (43.75%) SIEM
3 6 (37.50%) Application Performance Management
3 6 (37.50%) DNA
3 6 (37.50%) ITIL V3
3 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 6 (37.50%) Performance Management
3 6 (37.50%) Presales
3 6 (37.50%) Security Management
4 4 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
4 4 (25.00%) Value Proposition
5 2 (12.50%) Computer Security
5 2 (12.50%) Information Security
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) Software Deployment
6 1 (6.25%) DevOps
6 1 (6.25%) ITSM
6 1 (6.25%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) CCNP
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (37.50%) CCDP
2 6 (37.50%) CCIE
3 5 (31.25%) MCP
3 5 (31.25%) MCSE
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) AWS Certification
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (31.25%) SLA
3 2 (12.50%) FISMA
4 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (37.50%) VMware NSX
4 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) CASB
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (18.75%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (6.25%) Ansible
4 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
4 1 (6.25%) Nagios
4 1 (6.25%) Nessus
4 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
4 1 (6.25%) Nmap
4 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (6.25%) OSSEC
4 1 (6.25%) Puppet
4 1 (6.25%) SCCM
4 1 (6.25%) SCOM
4 1 (6.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
1 9 (56.25%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) F5
2 7 (43.75%) Juniper
2 7 (43.75%) McAfee
2 7 (43.75%) Palo Alto
2 7 (43.75%) SolarWinds
3 6 (37.50%) Aruba
3 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 6 (37.50%) Fortinet
3 6 (37.50%) Infoblox
3 6 (37.50%) Meraki
3 6 (37.50%) Riverbed
4 5 (31.25%) NETGEAR
5 4 (25.00%) HP
5 4 (25.00%) Symantec
6 2 (12.50%) Trend Micro
7 1 (6.25%) FireEye
7 1 (6.25%) Splunk