Period
to 22 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 317 337 361
Rank change year-on-year +20 +24 -21
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 31 21 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.26% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.63% 0.41% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 18 22 14
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £52,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +133.33% -50.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £30,500 £19,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,250 £50,000
England median annual salary £35,000 £38,640 £36,000
% change year-on-year -9.42% +7.33% +10.77%

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 4,948 5,085 6,534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 41.42% 41.30% 44.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3,916 4,001 5,254
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -

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 January 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 January 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 +1 15 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Essex +15 9 £27,250 -17.42%
Cambridgeshire - 6 £27,500 - 3
Bedfordshire - 1 £28,000 -
Sophos
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 24 (77.42%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
3 13 (41.94%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (41.94%) CISSP
3 13 (41.94%) Unix
3 13 (41.94%) Symantec
3 13 (41.94%) CISM
3 13 (41.94%) GIAC
3 13 (41.94%) SANS
3 13 (41.94%) CompTIA Security+
4 12 (38.71%) CISA
4 12 (38.71%) SSCP
4 12 (38.71%) CSSLP
5 10 (32.26%) Cisco
6 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (29.03%) Windows Server
7 8 (25.81%) Data Loss Prevention
7 8 (25.81%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (22.58%) Firewall
8 7 (22.58%) Linux
8 7 (22.58%) SIEM
8 7 (22.58%) Office 365
9 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (19.35%) CCNA
9 6 (19.35%) VMware
9 6 (19.35%) Internet
10 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
10 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
10 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification

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 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Office 365
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.45%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) Firewall
2 6 (19.35%) Internet
3 5 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
4 4 (12.90%) DHCP
4 4 (12.90%) DNS
5 3 (9.68%) LAN
5 3 (9.68%) MPLS
5 3 (9.68%) SAN
5 3 (9.68%) WAN
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.23%) BGP
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
7 1 (3.23%) Network Security
7 1 (3.23%) PBX
7 1 (3.23%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (3.23%) VLAN
7 1 (3.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon RDS
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
1 3 (9.68%) Retail
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Security Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Administrator
2 4 (12.90%) Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Network Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) IT Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Security Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Server Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.23%) Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
1 2 (6.45%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Handset
2 1 (3.23%) Internet of Things
2 1 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.23%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 24 (77.42%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Unix
3 9 (29.03%) Windows Server
3 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (22.58%) Linux
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (9.68%) Windows 10
6 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.23%) CentOS
7 1 (3.23%) Debian
7 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (25.81%) Data Loss Prevention
3 7 (22.58%) SIEM
4 3 (9.68%) Information Security
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL
4 3 (9.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.45%) DNA
5 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.45%) ISMS
5 2 (6.45%) Patch Management
5 2 (6.45%) Presales
5 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.45%) Security Architecture
5 2 (6.45%) Security Management
5 2 (6.45%) Security Patching
5 2 (6.45%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (3.23%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (3.23%) Security Hardening
6 1 (3.23%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) CISM
1 13 (41.94%) CISSP
1 13 (41.94%) CompTIA Security+
1 13 (41.94%) GIAC
1 13 (41.94%) SANS
2 12 (38.71%) CISA
2 12 (38.71%) CSSLP
2 12 (38.71%) SSCP
3 6 (19.35%) CCNA
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (12.90%) MCSA
6 2 (6.45%) CCA
6 2 (6.45%) CCAA
6 2 (6.45%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (3.23%) Degree
7 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
1 2 (6.45%) QA
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
2 3 (9.68%) Terminal Services
2 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.68%) vSphere
3 1 (3.23%) KVM
3 1 (3.23%) VMware NSX
3 1 (3.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (9.68%) SCCM
3 2 (6.45%) Nagios
3 2 (6.45%) Nessus
3 2 (6.45%) vCenter Server
4 1 (3.23%) AirWatch
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco CME
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 13 (41.94%) Symantec
3 10 (32.26%) Cisco
4 6 (19.35%) VMware
5 4 (12.90%) Citrix
5 4 (12.90%) Meraki
6 3 (9.68%) Intel
6 3 (9.68%) Juniper
7 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.45%) Kaseya
7 2 (6.45%) Mitel
7 2 (6.45%) NetApp
8 1 (3.23%) arcserve
8 1 (3.23%) Avaya
8 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.23%) McAfee
8 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds