Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 232 337 359
Rank change year-on-year +105 +22 +1
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 100 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.95% 0.16% 0.083%
As % of the Vendors category 2.18% 0.39% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 33 14 12
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £29,750 £30,197
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -1.48% +13.95%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £59,000 £53,125 £48,850
England median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -12.50% +7.38%

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 4,579 4,913 5,569
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 43.57% 42.50% 42.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3,311 3,954 4,452
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +71 74 £50,000 +100.00% 6
Cambridgeshire +27 10 £29,000 +16.00%
Essex +20 8 £34,000 -2.86%
Bedfordshire +14 7 £55,000 +96.43%
Norfolk - 1 £27,000 -
Sophos
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 89 (89.00%) Windows
2 68 (68.00%) CISSP
3 67 (67.00%) Symantec
4 65 (65.00%) Microsoft
5 56 (56.00%) CISM
6 53 (53.00%) GIAC
6 53 (53.00%) Unix
6 53 (53.00%) CompTIA Security+
7 47 (47.00%) SANS
7 47 (47.00%) SSCP
8 44 (44.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 42 (42.00%) Cybersecurity
10 41 (41.00%) CISA
10 41 (41.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 40 (40.00%) CSSLP
12 37 (37.00%) Retail
13 33 (33.00%) Windows Server
14 31 (31.00%) Office 365
14 31 (31.00%) SIEM
15 23 (23.00%) Due Diligence
16 22 (22.00%) Security Architecture
17 21 (21.00%) Active Directory
18 20 (20.00%) Use Case
18 20 (20.00%) Security Operations
19 19 (19.00%) VMware
20 18 (18.00%) Data Loss Prevention
21 17 (17.00%) Norton AntiVirus
21 17 (17.00%) ITIL
22 14 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
22 14 (14.00%) 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 10 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 31 (31.00%) Office 365
2 11 (11.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (10.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.00%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (7.00%) DKIM
1 7 (7.00%) DMARC
2 3 (3.00%) BGP
2 3 (3.00%) Firewall
3 2 (2.00%) DHCP
3 2 (2.00%) DNS
3 2 (2.00%) Network Security
4 1 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.00%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
General
1 37 (37.00%) Retail
2 6 (6.00%) Finance
3 1 (1.00%) Automotive
3 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (32.00%) Security Manager
2 28 (28.00%) Engineering Manager
3 27 (27.00%) Security Engineer
4 21 (21.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (9.00%) Administrator
5 9 (9.00%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (8.00%) Analyst
7 6 (6.00%) IT Support
7 6 (6.00%) Security Analyst
8 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) IT Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Information Manager
9 3 (3.00%) Information Security Manager
9 3 (3.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Mac Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Network Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.00%) Information Security Analyst
10 2 (2.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 7 (7.00%) PKI
3 5 (5.00%) NHS
4 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 89 (89.00%) Windows
2 53 (53.00%) Unix
3 33 (33.00%) Windows Server
4 14 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (13.00%) Linux
6 5 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.00%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.00%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.00%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.00%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (44.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 42 (42.00%) Cybersecurity
3 41 (41.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 31 (31.00%) SIEM
5 23 (23.00%) Due Diligence
6 22 (22.00%) Security Architecture
7 20 (20.00%) Security Operations
7 20 (20.00%) Use Case
8 18 (18.00%) Data Loss Prevention
9 17 (17.00%) ITIL
10 14 (14.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 14 (14.00%) Identity Access Management
10 14 (14.00%) Performance Monitoring
11 12 (12.00%) Vulnerability Management
12 10 (10.00%) Proactive Monitoring
13 9 (9.00%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (8.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
14 8 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
14 8 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
14 8 (8.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.00%) Python
2 3 (3.00%) SQL
3 2 (2.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 68 (68.00%) CISSP
2 56 (56.00%) CISM
3 53 (53.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 53 (53.00%) GIAC
4 47 (47.00%) SANS
4 47 (47.00%) SSCP
5 41 (41.00%) CISA
6 40 (40.00%) CSSLP
7 7 (7.00%) MCSA
7 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (6.00%) CEH
8 6 (6.00%) CISMP
8 6 (6.00%) SC Cleared
8 6 (6.00%) Security Cleared
9 5 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (2.00%) CCA
10 2 (2.00%) CCAA
10 2 (2.00%) CCNA
10 2 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.00%) SLA
2 5 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.00%) PMO
3 4 (4.00%) GDPR
3 4 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (21.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (7.00%) Terminal Services
3 6 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.00%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (17.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 13 (13.00%) SCCM
3 8 (8.00%) SCOM
4 7 (7.00%) CASB
4 7 (7.00%) NetBackup
5 5 (5.00%) Backup Exec
5 5 (5.00%) WSUS
6 2 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 67 (67.00%) Symantec
2 65 (65.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (19.00%) VMware
4 11 (11.00%) Cisco
4 11 (11.00%) Forcepoint
5 7 (7.00%) McAfee
5 7 (7.00%) Meraki
5 7 (7.00%) Veeam
6 5 (5.00%) Kaspersky
7 3 (3.00%) Apple
7 3 (3.00%) Citrix
7 3 (3.00%) Fortinet
8 2 (2.00%) Mitel
9 1 (1.00%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.00%) Juniper
9 1 (1.00%) Kaseya
9 1 (1.00%) NetApp