Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 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.

Sophos
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 319 344 367
Rank change year-on-year +25 +23 -16
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 33 23 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.27% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% 0.42% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 16
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £50,000 £24,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +102.02% -45.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,751 £19,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,250 £50,000
England median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +15.38%

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 4940 5420 6672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 40.96% 41.98% 44.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3913 4279 5359
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017. 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 -2 15 £50,000 -13.04% 4
Essex +25 11 £33,250 +0.76%
Cambridgeshire - 6 £27,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £28,000 -
Sophos
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 East of England region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 26 (78.79%) Windows
2 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
3 13 (39.39%) GIAC
3 13 (39.39%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (39.39%) CISSP
3 13 (39.39%) Unix
3 13 (39.39%) Symantec
3 13 (39.39%) CISM
3 13 (39.39%) SANS
3 13 (39.39%) CompTIA Security+
4 12 (36.36%) SSCP
4 12 (36.36%) Cisco
4 12 (36.36%) CSSLP
4 12 (36.36%) CISA
5 11 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (27.27%) Office 365
7 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (24.24%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (24.24%) Data Loss Prevention
8 7 (21.21%) Firewall
8 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
8 7 (21.21%) Linux
8 7 (21.21%) SIEM
9 6 (18.18%) CCNA
9 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (18.18%) VMware
9 6 (18.18%) Internet
10 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP

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 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Office 365
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.06%) Mimecast
4 1 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Firewall
2 6 (18.18%) Internet
3 5 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
4 4 (12.12%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (12.12%) DHCP
4 4 (12.12%) DNS
5 3 (9.09%) LAN
5 3 (9.09%) MPLS
5 3 (9.09%) SAN
5 3 (9.09%) WAN
6 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.03%) BGP
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
7 1 (3.03%) Network Security
7 1 (3.03%) PBX
7 1 (3.03%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (3.03%) VLAN
7 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
1 3 (9.09%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Security Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Administrator
2 4 (12.12%) Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Network Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Security Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.03%) Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
1 2 (6.06%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Handset
2 1 (3.03%) Internet of Things
2 1 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.03%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 26 (78.79%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Unix
3 11 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (21.21%) Linux
6 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (9.09%) Windows 10
7 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.03%) Android
8 1 (3.03%) CentOS
8 1 (3.03%) Debian
8 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (24.24%) Data Loss Prevention
3 7 (21.21%) SIEM
4 3 (9.09%) Information Security
4 3 (9.09%) ITIL
4 3 (9.09%) Service Management
4 3 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.06%) DNA
5 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.06%) ISMS
5 2 (6.06%) Patch Management
5 2 (6.06%) Presales
5 2 (6.06%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.06%) Security Architecture
5 2 (6.06%) Security Management
5 2 (6.06%) Security Patching
5 2 (6.06%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (3.03%) Security Hardening
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) CISM
1 13 (39.39%) CISSP
1 13 (39.39%) CompTIA Security+
1 13 (39.39%) GIAC
1 13 (39.39%) SANS
2 12 (36.36%) CISA
2 12 (36.36%) CSSLP
2 12 (36.36%) SSCP
3 6 (18.18%) CCNA
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (12.12%) MCSA
6 2 (6.06%) CCA
6 2 (6.06%) CCAA
6 2 (6.06%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (3.03%) Degree
7 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 3 (9.09%) Terminal Services
2 3 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.09%) vSphere
3 1 (3.03%) KVM
3 1 (3.03%) VMware NSX
3 1 (3.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (9.09%) SCCM
3 2 (6.06%) Nagios
3 2 (6.06%) Nessus
3 2 (6.06%) vCenter Server
4 1 (3.03%) AirWatch
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco CME
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.03%) vRealize
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 13 (39.39%) Symantec
3 12 (36.36%) Cisco
4 6 (18.18%) VMware
5 5 (15.15%) Meraki
6 4 (12.12%) Citrix
7 3 (9.09%) Intel
7 3 (9.09%) Juniper
8 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
8 2 (6.06%) Kaseya
8 2 (6.06%) Mitel
8 2 (6.06%) NetApp
9 1 (3.03%) arcserve
9 1 (3.03%) Avaya
9 1 (3.03%) Fortinet
9 1 (3.03%) McAfee
9 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds