Period
to 22 July 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 July 2018 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
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 251 350 374
Rank change year-on-year +99 +24 -30
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 103 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.86% 0.10% 0.078%
As % of the Vendors category 2.01% 0.24% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 48 8 11
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £37,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.81% +6.43% +16.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £71,425 £40,850 £45,000
England median annual salary £36,250 £33,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.21% -16.25% +14.29%

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 the East of England.

All Vendors
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 5,137 5,333 6,345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 42.99% 42.74% 44.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3,819 4,109 5,062
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £26,138
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £67,000
England median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +3.26% +2.22%

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Sophos as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Sophos in the East of England

Sophos
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Sophos in the East of England

Sophos
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sophos in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Sophos in the East of England

Sophos
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the East of England region over the 6 months to 22 July 2018. 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
Hertfordshire +65 70 £52,500 +110.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +12 15 £28,250 -25.66%
Essex +38 8 £34,000 -15.00%
Bedfordshire - 7 £55,000 -
Suffolk - 2 £35,500 -
Norfolk - 1 £26,000 -
Sophos
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT jobs citing Sophos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 81 (78.64%) Windows
2 62 (60.19%) Symantec
3 57 (55.34%) Microsoft
4 54 (52.43%) CISSP
5 52 (50.49%) CISM
6 43 (41.75%) Unix
7 39 (37.86%) GIAC
7 39 (37.86%) CompTIA Security+
8 37 (35.92%) SANS
8 37 (35.92%) CSSLP
8 37 (35.92%) CISA
8 37 (35.92%) SSCP
9 35 (33.98%) Windows Server
10 34 (33.01%) Continuous Improvement
11 33 (32.04%) Cybersecurity
12 31 (30.10%) Retail
13 27 (26.21%) VMware
14 26 (25.24%) SIEM
15 25 (24.27%) Security Architecture
16 20 (19.42%) Active Directory
16 20 (19.42%) Office 365
17 19 (18.45%) Due Diligence
17 19 (18.45%) ITIL
18 18 (17.48%) Firewall
19 17 (16.50%) VMware Infrastructure
20 16 (15.53%) Windows Server 2012
21 15 (14.56%) Information Security
22 14 (13.59%) Use Case
22 14 (13.59%) Performance Monitoring
22 14 (13.59%) Application Performance Monitoring

Sophos
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 13 (12.62%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (1.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 20 (19.42%) Office 365
2 9 (8.74%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.97%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.48%) Firewall
2 7 (6.80%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (6.80%) VPN
3 5 (4.85%) NetScaler
3 5 (4.85%) VLAN
4 3 (2.91%) BGP
4 3 (2.91%) Network Security
5 1 (0.97%) DHCP
5 1 (0.97%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.80%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.85%) MySQL
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
General
1 31 (30.10%) Retail
2 6 (5.83%) Finance
3 1 (0.97%) Games
3 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (28.16%) Security Manager
2 23 (22.33%) Engineering Manager
3 22 (21.36%) Security Engineer
4 20 (19.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (14.56%) Analyst
6 14 (13.59%) Security Analyst
7 9 (8.74%) Administrator
7 9 (8.74%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (6.80%) Information Analyst
8 7 (6.80%) Information Security Analyst
9 5 (4.85%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.85%) 2nd Line Support Technician
9 5 (4.85%) Information Manager
9 5 (4.85%) Information Security Manager
9 5 (4.85%) Support Technician
10 4 (3.88%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
11 3 (2.91%) IT Manager
11 3 (2.91%) Network Engineer
12 2 (1.94%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
12 2 (1.94%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.59%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (4.85%) NHS
3 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.97%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 81 (78.64%) Windows
2 43 (41.75%) Unix
3 35 (33.98%) Windows Server
4 16 (15.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (12.62%) Linux
6 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.85%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (33.01%) Continuous Improvement
2 33 (32.04%) Cybersecurity
3 26 (25.24%) SIEM
4 25 (24.27%) Security Architecture
5 19 (18.45%) Due Diligence
5 19 (18.45%) ITIL
6 15 (14.56%) Information Security
7 14 (13.59%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 14 (13.59%) Identity Access Management
7 14 (13.59%) Performance Monitoring
7 14 (13.59%) Security Operations
7 14 (13.59%) Use Case
8 13 (12.62%) Data Loss Prevention
9 12 (11.65%) E-Commerce
10 10 (9.71%) Vulnerability Management
11 8 (7.77%) DRM
11 8 (7.77%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 8 (7.77%) Patch Management
11 8 (7.77%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (7.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.74%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.83%) SQL
3 3 (2.91%) Python
4 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 54 (52.43%) CISSP
2 52 (50.49%) CISM
3 39 (37.86%) CompTIA Security+
3 39 (37.86%) GIAC
4 37 (35.92%) CISA
4 37 (35.92%) CSSLP
4 37 (35.92%) SANS
4 37 (35.92%) SSCP
5 7 (6.80%) MCSA
5 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (5.83%) SC Cleared
6 6 (5.83%) Security Cleared
7 5 (4.85%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (4.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.94%) CCA
8 2 (1.94%) CCAA
8 2 (1.94%) CEH
8 2 (1.94%) CISMP
8 2 (1.94%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (9.71%) PCI DSS
2 7 (6.80%) GDPR
2 7 (6.80%) SLA
3 5 (4.85%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (19.42%) Active Directory
2 17 (16.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (11.65%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.80%) Terminal Services
5 6 (5.83%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (5.83%) vSphere
5 6 (5.83%) XenApp
6 5 (4.85%) BitLocker
6 5 (4.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (4.85%) VirtualBox
6 5 (4.85%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (4.85%) XenDesktop
6 5 (4.85%) XenServer
7 1 (0.97%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (12.62%) Norton AntiVirus
1 13 (12.62%) SCCM
2 10 (9.71%) Backup Exec
3 7 (6.80%) NetBackup
3 7 (6.80%) SCOM
4 5 (4.85%) vCenter Server
4 5 (4.85%) WSUS
5 3 (2.91%) Nagios
5 3 (2.91%) Nessus
6 1 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 62 (60.19%) Symantec
2 57 (55.34%) Microsoft
3 27 (26.21%) VMware
4 14 (13.59%) Veeam
5 11 (10.68%) Cisco
6 10 (9.71%) Citrix
6 10 (9.71%) Kaspersky
7 8 (7.77%) CheckPoint
7 8 (7.77%) Oracle
8 7 (6.80%) McAfee
8 7 (6.80%) Meraki
9 5 (4.85%) Acronis
9 5 (4.85%) HP
10 3 (2.91%) Fortinet
10 3 (2.91%) Juniper
10 3 (2.91%) Zscaler
11 2 (1.94%) Forcepoint
11 2 (1.94%) Mitel
12 1 (0.97%) Kaseya
12 1 (0.97%) NetApp