The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sophos
London / City of London
Rank 213 265 303
Rank change year-on-year +52 +38  
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 6 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% 0.071% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.17% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 10
Median salary £43,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £25,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £47,900 £62,750
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £40,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year -28.75% +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 the City of London.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2134 3008 4908
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 42.59% 42.80% 48.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1921 2649 4164
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Sophos
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Sophos in the City of London

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 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 City of London region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Backup Exec
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) Office 365
4 3 (42.86%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
4 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (42.86%) AirWatch
4 3 (42.86%) Patch Management
4 3 (42.86%) Security Patching
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) CompTIA Security+
4 3 (42.86%) Web Filtering
4 3 (42.86%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 3 (42.86%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
4 3 (42.86%) CISM
4 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
4 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Computer Science

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
2 3 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) DEFINITY
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) NAS
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Front Office
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) IT Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) IT Security Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Mac Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Head of IT
3 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) PC Support
3 1 (14.29%) PC Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
1 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile Device Management
1 3 (42.86%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 3 (42.86%) Patch Management
1 3 (42.86%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
1 3 (42.86%) Security Patching
1 3 (42.86%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 3 (42.86%) Web Filtering
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CISM
1 3 (42.86%) CompTIA Security+
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (42.86%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Backup Exec
2 3 (42.86%) AirWatch
3 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Avaya
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Meraki
4 1 (14.29%) Adobe
4 1 (14.29%) Apple
4 1 (14.29%) Bloomberg
4 1 (14.29%) Forcepoint
4 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Laserfiche
4 1 (14.29%) NETGEAR
4 1 (14.29%) Reuters
4 1 (14.29%) Sun
4 1 (14.29%) Synology