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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sophos
South East / Berkshire
Rank 184 212 216
Rank change year-on-year +28 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 1 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.030% 0.061% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.058% 0.11% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 7
Median salary - £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £40,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year -28.75% +21.21%  

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 1722 2670 2670
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 51.76% 54.09% 50.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1367 2158 1963
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) GDPR
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) CCSE
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (50.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

Sophos
Top Related 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Security Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) CCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (50.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam