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 3 months to 22 June 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.

Sophos
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 203 224
Rank change year-on-year +31 +21  
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 7 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.21% 0.067% 0.019%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.14% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 1
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year -6.66% +13.63%  

Sophos is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1621 2208 2643
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 49.00% 49.42% 51.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1270 1745 1904
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Sophos as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 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
Reading +28 5 £45,000 +5.88%
Slough - 1 £30,000 -
Sophos
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 6 (75.00%) Symantec
2 5 (62.50%) McAfee
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Office 365
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Presales
4 3 (37.50%) FortiGate
4 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (37.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
4 3 (37.50%) Veeam
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (37.50%) vSphere
4 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (37.50%) WSUS
4 3 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (37.50%) IIS
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) Dell

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 3 (37.50%) IIS
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Security Technical Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Server Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Presales
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCIE
1 2 (25.00%) CCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (25.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (37.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (37.50%) FortiGate
2 3 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (37.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (37.50%) WSUS
3 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Symantec
2 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
2 5 (62.50%) McAfee
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Dell
3 3 (37.50%) EMC
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Veeam
4 2 (25.00%) AppSense
4 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Forcepoint
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) SonicWALL