Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 22 November 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 206 180
Rank change year-on-year +30 -26 +17
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 21 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.54% 0.19% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 1.15% 0.40% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 23 6 1
Birmingham median annual salary £37,500 £26,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.51% -24.29% +33.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £46,875 £37,500
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £46,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year -18.48% +27.78% +58.24%

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 Birmingham.

All Vendors
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1830 2247 1885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 47.25% 47.21% 48.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1377 1471 1592
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% -1.16%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Sophos as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Sophos in Birmingham

Sophos
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sophos in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Sophos in Birmingham

Sophos
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sophos in Birmingham over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Sophos in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
1 20 (95.24%) VMware
2 17 (80.95%) Windows
3 16 (76.19%) Windows Server
4 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (52.38%) MS Exchange
7 10 (47.62%) Cisco
8 9 (42.86%) SAN
8 9 (42.86%) Firewall
8 9 (42.86%) Fibre Channel
8 9 (42.86%) Office 365
8 9 (42.86%) vSphere
8 9 (42.86%) Windows 10
9 8 (38.10%) LAN
9 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
9 8 (38.10%) DNS
10 7 (33.33%) WAN
10 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
11 6 (28.57%) Veeam
11 6 (28.57%) PKI
11 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (28.57%) Replication
12 5 (23.81%) SQL
12 5 (23.81%) RSA SecurID
12 5 (23.81%) Juniper
13 4 (19.05%) VLAN
13 4 (19.05%) AVG
13 4 (19.05%) Mimecast

Sophos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 11 (52.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (9.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) Office 365
2 4 (19.05%) Mimecast
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) Fibre Channel
1 9 (42.86%) Firewall
1 9 (42.86%) SAN
2 8 (38.10%) DNS
2 8 (38.10%) LAN
2 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
3 7 (33.33%) WAN
4 4 (19.05%) VLAN
5 3 (14.29%) DHCP
5 3 (14.29%) VoIP
6 1 (4.76%) ADSL
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.76%) HSRP
6 1 (4.76%) IPsec
6 1 (4.76%) SNMP
6 1 (4.76%) SSH
6 1 (4.76%) TACACS
6 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) IT Support
2 5 (23.81%) Support Team Leader
2 5 (23.81%) Team Leader
3 4 (19.05%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Service Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Support Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Support Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 2 (9.52%) Active Directory Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) IT Manager
5 2 (9.52%) IT Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) PKI
1 6 (28.57%) Replication
2 5 (23.81%) RSA SecurID
3 3 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Windows Server
3 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (42.86%) Windows 10
5 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) MCSA
1 4 (19.05%) MCSE
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (14.29%) DBS Check
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) CCIE
4 1 (4.76%) CCNP
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (42.86%) vSphere
3 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
1 3 (14.29%) SCOM
2 2 (9.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
1 20 (95.24%) VMware
2 10 (47.62%) Cisco
3 6 (28.57%) Veeam
4 5 (23.81%) Juniper
5 4 (19.05%) AVG
6 3 (14.29%) Capita
7 2 (9.52%) SAP
7 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
7 2 (9.52%) Sun
8 1 (4.76%) Kaspersky