Period
to 16 June 2021

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 16 June 2021 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
16 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 165 158 237
Rank change year-on-year -7 +79 +81
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 36 40 52
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.82% 1.04% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 1.87% 2.31% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 23
10th Percentile £21,000 £26,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £26,875 £29,125 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £31,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% -17.65% -15.00%
75th Percentile £50,000 £38,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £59,750 £40,350 £57,500
England median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%

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 1,922 1,729 3,453
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 43.66% 44.82% 45.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,032 1,294 2,598
10th Percentile £28,275 £26,500 £25,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £34,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
75th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £58,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,758 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.49% +5.00% +1.01%

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Sophos as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Sophos in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 June 2021.

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 16 June 2021. 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
Cambridgeshire -10 35 £31,250 -10.71% 3
Essex -7 1 £31,500 -12.50% 1
Sophos
England

For the 6 months to 16 June 2021, 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 28 (77.78%) Microsoft
1 28 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 25 (69.44%) Windows
3 24 (66.67%) Azure
3 24 (66.67%) Microsoft 365
4 23 (63.89%) VMware
5 22 (61.11%) Hyper-V
5 22 (61.11%) Mimecast
6 20 (55.56%) Windows Server
7 19 (52.78%) MS Exchange
8 18 (50.00%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 17 (47.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (44.44%) Cisco
11 15 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
11 15 (41.67%) Firewall
12 13 (36.11%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (27.78%) NetApp
14 10 (27.78%) Internet
14 10 (27.78%) LAN
14 10 (27.78%) WAN
14 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
14 10 (27.78%) Windows 10
14 10 (27.78%) Windows 8
14 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (27.78%) Line Management
14 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (27.78%) Windows 7
15 9 (25.00%) Veeam

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 19 (52.78%) MS Exchange
2 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (66.67%) Azure
1 24 (66.67%) Microsoft 365
2 22 (61.11%) Mimecast
3 6 (16.67%) IaaS
4 5 (13.89%) OneDrive
5 2 (5.56%) AWS
5 2 (5.56%) Google Workspace
5 2 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) Firewall
2 13 (36.11%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (27.78%) Internet
3 10 (27.78%) LAN
3 10 (27.78%) WAN
4 8 (22.22%) VPN
5 7 (19.44%) MPLS
6 5 (13.89%) DHCP
6 5 (13.89%) NetScaler
6 5 (13.89%) SAN
6 5 (13.89%) VLAN
6 5 (13.89%) VoIP
7 4 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.78%) DNS
General
1 7 (19.44%) Organisational Skills
2 5 (13.89%) Social Skills
3 4 (11.11%) Documentation Skills
4 2 (5.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (19.44%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 7 (19.44%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (19.44%) Network Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Cloud Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) IT Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) IT Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) IT Support
5 2 (5.56%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Help Desk Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (2.78%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (69.44%) Windows
2 20 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 17 (47.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (27.78%) Windows 10
4 10 (27.78%) Windows 7
4 10 (27.78%) Windows 8
4 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (5.56%) Linux
6 2 (5.56%) Mac OS
6 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Line Management
2 9 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (19.44%) WAN Optimisation
4 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 4 (11.11%) Migration
6 2 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (5.56%) ITIL
7 1 (2.78%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.78%) Commercial Awareness
7 1 (2.78%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (2.78%) Presales
7 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.78%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (25.00%) CCNA
3 7 (19.44%) JNCIA
3 7 (19.44%) JNCIS
4 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (11.11%) VCP6
5 4 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (5.56%) CCNP
7 1 (2.78%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 22 (61.11%) Hyper-V
3 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (13.89%) XenApp
4 5 (13.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (50.00%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (13.89%) SCCM
4 2 (5.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 28 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 23 (63.89%) VMware
3 16 (44.44%) Cisco
4 10 (27.78%) NetApp
5 9 (25.00%) Veeam
6 7 (19.44%) Juniper
7 6 (16.67%) Citrix
8 5 (13.89%) HP
9 4 (11.11%) Aruba
9 4 (11.11%) Nimble Storage
10 2 (5.56%) Google
11 1 (2.78%) WatchGuard