Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 240 258 320
Rank change year-on-year +18 +62 -6
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 26 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.39% 0.12% 0.074%
As % of the Vendors category 0.79% 0.24% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 7
Berkshire median annual salary £23,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -47.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £22,750 £35,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £112,500 £68,750 £45,450
South East median annual salary £29,000 £30,382 £41,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% -26.79% +10.67%

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 3,308 3,335 4,880
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 49.18% 50.31% 51.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2,567 2,627 3,911
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +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 20 June 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 20 June 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 - 16 - -
Maidenhead - 5 £23,500 -
Slough +6 3 - -
Reading +11 2 £105,000 +133.33%
Sophos
South East

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 21 (80.77%) ITIL
1 21 (80.77%) Cisco
1 21 (80.77%) VMware
1 21 (80.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (73.08%) SIEM
2 19 (73.08%) CCNP
2 19 (73.08%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (69.23%) Juniper
3 18 (69.23%) WAN
3 18 (69.23%) McAfee
3 18 (69.23%) Migration
3 18 (69.23%) F5
3 18 (69.23%) SolarWinds
3 18 (69.23%) Palo Alto
4 16 (61.54%) Presales
4 16 (61.54%) Cyber Essentials
4 16 (61.54%) VMware NSX
4 16 (61.54%) CASB
4 16 (61.54%) Value Proposition
4 16 (61.54%) Infoblox
4 16 (61.54%) Riverbed
4 16 (61.54%) Fortinet
4 16 (61.54%) Load Balancing
4 16 (61.54%) Network Security
4 16 (61.54%) Performance Management
4 16 (61.54%) ITIL V3
4 16 (61.54%) Cisco Nexus
4 16 (61.54%) Aruba
4 16 (61.54%) FlexPod
4 16 (61.54%) Cisco ISE

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 (7.69%) Apache
1 2 (7.69%) Confluence
1 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (7.69%) IIS
1 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Office 365
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon S3
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (69.23%) WAN
2 16 (61.54%) Cisco ISE
2 16 (61.54%) Cisco Nexus
2 16 (61.54%) Network Security
2 16 (61.54%) Wireless
3 10 (38.46%) DNS
4 5 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (19.23%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (11.54%) BGP
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (11.54%) Firewall
5 3 (11.54%) H.323
5 3 (11.54%) OSPF
5 3 (11.54%) Telepresence
6 2 (7.69%) BIG-IP
6 2 (7.69%) DHCP
6 2 (7.69%) LAN
6 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 2 (7.69%) VPN
6 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
1 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
1 2 (7.69%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Architect
2 16 (61.54%) Network Architect
2 16 (61.54%) Network Security Architect
2 16 (61.54%) Presales Solution Architect
2 16 (61.54%) Security Architect
2 16 (61.54%) Security Solutions Architect
2 16 (61.54%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Network Operations Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) NOC Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Secure Network Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Service Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Technical Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Support Technician
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (61.54%) Data Centre
1 16 (61.54%) FlexPod
2 3 (11.54%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (11.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
1 10 (38.46%) Windows Server
1 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (26.92%) Windows 10
3 5 (19.23%) Linux
3 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
4 3 (11.54%) Debian
5 2 (7.69%) CentOS
5 2 (7.69%) Kali Linux
5 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) ITIL
2 19 (73.08%) SIEM
3 18 (69.23%) Migration
4 16 (61.54%) Application Performance Management
4 16 (61.54%) Converged Infrastructure
4 16 (61.54%) DNA
4 16 (61.54%) ITIL V3
4 16 (61.54%) Load Balancing
4 16 (61.54%) Performance Management
4 16 (61.54%) Presales
4 16 (61.54%) Security Management
4 16 (61.54%) Value Proposition
5 3 (11.54%) Network Design
5 3 (11.54%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (7.69%) DevOps
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (7.69%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (73.08%) CCNP
1 19 (73.08%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (61.54%) CCDP
2 16 (61.54%) CCIE
3 5 (19.23%) MCP
3 5 (19.23%) MCSE
3 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.69%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (61.54%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (19.23%) SLA
3 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (80.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (61.54%) VMware NSX
3 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 3 (11.54%) vSphere
5 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (61.54%) CASB
1 16 (61.54%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (11.54%) OSSEC
2 3 (11.54%) vCenter Server
3 2 (7.69%) Ansible
3 2 (7.69%) Backup Exec
3 2 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (7.69%) Nagios
3 2 (7.69%) Nessus
3 2 (7.69%) NetBackup
3 2 (7.69%) Nmap
3 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.69%) Puppet
3 2 (7.69%) SCCM
3 2 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Cisco
1 21 (80.77%) VMware
2 18 (69.23%) F5
2 18 (69.23%) Juniper
2 18 (69.23%) McAfee
2 18 (69.23%) Palo Alto
2 18 (69.23%) SolarWinds
3 16 (61.54%) Aruba
3 16 (61.54%) CheckPoint
3 16 (61.54%) Fortinet
3 16 (61.54%) HP
3 16 (61.54%) Infoblox
3 16 (61.54%) Meraki
3 16 (61.54%) Riverbed
4 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
5 5 (19.23%) Capita
5 5 (19.23%) NETGEAR
6 3 (11.54%) AlienVault
6 3 (11.54%) Polycom
7 2 (7.69%) Qualys