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 3 months to 24 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
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 138 127
Rank change year-on-year +6 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 4 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.21% 0.25% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 0.54% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 9
Median salary £50,000 £38,125 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.14% +17.30%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,250
% change year-on-year -6.66% +12.78%  

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 Birmingham.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 897 1112 1003
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 46.36% 46.72% 49.68%
Number of salaries quoted 692 770 808
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) vSphere
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) RSA SecurID
2 4 (80.00%) PKI
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Office 365
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (20.00%) Network Management
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (20.00%) Android
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (20.00%) Veeam
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 7

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 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (20.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) IT Support
1 4 (80.00%) Support Team Leader
1 4 (80.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Network Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) PKI
1 4 (80.00%) RSA SecurID
2 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Network Management
1 1 (20.00%) Process Management
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Sun
3 1 (20.00%) Veeam
Birmingham
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago