Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 191 105 247
Rank change year-on-year -86 +142 -12
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 36 25 24
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.66% 1.39% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 1.60% 3.21% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 18 23 11
10th Percentile £27,450 £19,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £30,000 £23,000 £35,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £33,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.99% -16.25% -11.11%
75th Percentile £56,250 £39,875 £64,375
90th Percentile £61,250 £42,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £35,000 £38,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +11.59% -9.80%

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 2,248 778 3,308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 40.92% 43.27% 48.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,196 643 2,372
10th Percentile £25,300 £27,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £31,438 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% -
75th Percentile £59,563 £58,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.80% +7.00% -

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -47 32 £32,500 +18.18% 3
Essex -24 2 £50,000 +38.89% 1
Suffolk - 1 £25,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £24,000 -
Sophos
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 27 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 26 (72.22%) Microsoft
3 22 (61.11%) Microsoft 365
4 21 (58.33%) Windows
4 21 (58.33%) Cisco
5 20 (55.56%) Azure
6 19 (52.78%) Firewall
7 18 (50.00%) VMware
7 18 (50.00%) Hyper-V
7 18 (50.00%) Mimecast
7 18 (50.00%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 16 (44.44%) Internet
8 16 (44.44%) LAN
9 14 (38.89%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (36.11%) MS Exchange
10 13 (36.11%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (36.11%) Windows Server
11 12 (33.33%) WAN
12 11 (30.56%) NetApp
12 11 (30.56%) Veeam
13 10 (27.78%) Organisational Skills
13 10 (27.78%) CCNA
13 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
14 9 (25.00%) VPN
14 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
14 9 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
15 8 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
15 8 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation
15 8 (22.22%) Windows 10

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 (36.11%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (61.11%) Microsoft 365
2 20 (55.56%) Azure
3 18 (50.00%) Mimecast
4 5 (13.89%) IaaS
4 5 (13.89%) OneDrive
5 2 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (5.56%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 19 (52.78%) Firewall
2 16 (44.44%) Internet
2 16 (44.44%) LAN
3 14 (38.89%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (33.33%) WAN
5 9 (25.00%) VPN
6 8 (22.22%) MPLS
6 8 (22.22%) VoIP
7 7 (19.44%) VLAN
8 6 (16.67%) NetScaler
9 5 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (13.89%) DHCP
9 5 (13.89%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (13.89%) SAN
General
1 10 (27.78%) Organisational Skills
2 8 (22.22%) Social Skills
3 5 (13.89%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
1 8 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (13.89%) Administrator
3 5 (13.89%) Cloud Consultant
3 5 (13.89%) Consultant
3 5 (13.89%) IT Administrator
3 5 (13.89%) IT Systems Administrator
3 5 (13.89%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Help Desk Team Lead
5 2 (5.56%) IT Support
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Support
5 2 (5.56%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.78%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
6 1 (2.78%) IT Sales Specialist
6 1 (2.78%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (13.89%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (58.33%) Windows
2 13 (36.11%) Windows Server
2 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (22.22%) Windows 10
4 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
4 5 (13.89%) Windows 8
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2016
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
1 8 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation
2 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (13.89%) Data Migration
3 5 (13.89%) Line Management
3 5 (13.89%) Migration
4 2 (5.56%) ITIL
4 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.56%) Service Management
5 1 (2.78%) Business Enablement
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (27.78%) CCNA
3 8 (22.22%) JNCIA
3 8 (22.22%) JNCIS
4 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (13.89%) VCP6
5 5 (13.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (8.33%) CCNP
7 2 (5.56%) DBS Check
7 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (16.67%) XenApp
3 6 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (50.00%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (19.44%) SCCM
4 1 (2.78%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.78%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 26 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 21 (58.33%) Cisco
3 18 (50.00%) VMware
4 11 (30.56%) NetApp
4 11 (30.56%) Veeam
5 8 (22.22%) Juniper
6 7 (19.44%) HP
7 6 (16.67%) Citrix
8 5 (13.89%) Aruba
8 5 (13.89%) Nimble Storage
9 2 (5.56%) Dell
9 2 (5.56%) Google
9 2 (5.56%) WatchGuard