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 30 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.

Sophos
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 138 120
Rank change year-on-year +14 -18  
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 1 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.054% 0.25% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.57% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 2
Median salary £20,000 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £40,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year -27.50% +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 Birmingham.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 830 1048 805
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 44.41% 43.87% 46.24%
Number of salaries quoted 608 809 678
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 30 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

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 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support Technician
1 1 (100.00%) Network Technician
1 1 (100.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware