Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 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
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 250 292 319
Rank change year-on-year +42 +27 -31
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 8 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.13% 0.069% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.14% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 24
Berkshire median annual salary £53,750 £26,250 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +104.76% -40.00% +56.25%
10th Percentile £38,450 £21,500 £40,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £77,500 £53,750
South East median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -28.57% +50.00%

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 2809 4301 5400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 46.15% 49.66% 50.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2156 3280 4092
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,975 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 21 October 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 6 months to 21 October 2017. 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
Reading +43 7 £62,500 +150.00%
Slough - 1 £30,000 -
Sophos
South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 7 (87.50%) McAfee
2 6 (75.00%) Backup Exec
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Symantec
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (62.50%) Veeam
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (62.50%) Dell
3 5 (62.50%) EMC
3 5 (62.50%) SAN
3 5 (62.50%) IIS
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) SCCM
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) Citrix
4 4 (50.00%) Office 365
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
5 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (37.50%) vSphere
5 3 (37.50%) FortiGate
5 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (37.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
5 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL

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 5 (62.50%) IIS
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (25.00%) Apache
3 2 (25.00%) Confluence
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (25.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) BIG-IP
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (25.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (25.00%) Vagrant
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%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Lead Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Architect
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Server Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) CentOS
4 2 (25.00%) Kali Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 2 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (25.00%) Presales
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) vSphere
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Backup Exec
2 4 (50.00%) SCCM
3 3 (37.50%) FortiGate
3 3 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (37.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (37.50%) WSUS
4 2 (25.00%) Ansible
4 2 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (25.00%) Nagios
4 2 (25.00%) Nessus
4 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (25.00%) Nmap
4 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (25.00%) Puppet
4 2 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) McAfee
2 6 (75.00%) Symantec
3 5 (62.50%) Dell
3 5 (62.50%) EMC
3 5 (62.50%) Veeam
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) Citrix
5 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
5 3 (37.50%) HP
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) AppSense
6 2 (25.00%) Brocade
6 2 (25.00%) CA
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco
6 2 (25.00%) CommVault
6 2 (25.00%) Juniper
6 2 (25.00%) NetApp
6 2 (25.00%) Qualys
6 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (25.00%) Veritas