Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 18 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 145 173
Rank change year-on-year -22 +28 +8
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 3 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.099% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.43% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 6
Cheshire median annual salary £55,000 £35,250 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +56.03% +41.00% -23.08%
North West median annual salary £31,000 £34,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -10.14% +38.00% -15.25%

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 Cheshire.

All Vendors
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1341 935 1376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 44.36% 41.32% 41.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1031 771 1134
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Sophos in Cheshire

Sophos
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Sophos in Cheshire

Sophos
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sophos in Cheshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Sophos in Cheshire

Sophos
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Crewe -1 2 £55,000 +56.03%
Sophos
North West

For the 6 months to 18 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) IT Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) arcserve
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Private Cloud
2 2 (66.67%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) Data Security
2 2 (66.67%) Legal

Sophos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Security
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) IT Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Supplier Management
2 2 (66.67%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) arcserve
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL