Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 329 331 378
Rank change year-on-year +2 +47 -73
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 41 26 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.32% 0.21% 0.089%
As % of the Vendors category 0.75% 0.51% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 28 23 10
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +127.27% -51.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,500 £19,000
90th Percentile £68,250 £61,250 £30,375
England median annual salary £37,000 £34,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.25% -13.75% +21.21%

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 5,469 5,095 6,659
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 42.46% 41.28% 45.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4,179 3,908 5,271
East of England median annual salary £45,500 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.25% -1.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,190 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £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 19 April 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 19 April 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 +2 28 £52,500 -8.70% 6
Cambridgeshire -41 8 £27,500 -27.63%
Essex +9 2 £36,500 +10.61% 1
Suffolk - 2 £35,500 - 1
Norfolk - 1 £26,000 -
Sophos
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 23 (56.10%) Windows
2 20 (48.78%) Symantec
2 20 (48.78%) Firewall
3 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
4 16 (39.02%) VMware
5 15 (36.59%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (34.15%) Unix
7 13 (31.71%) CISSP
7 13 (31.71%) GIAC
7 13 (31.71%) Norton AntiVirus
7 13 (31.71%) CISM
7 13 (31.71%) CompTIA Security+
8 12 (29.27%) SANS
8 12 (29.27%) CSSLP
8 12 (29.27%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (29.27%) SSCP
8 12 (29.27%) CISA
9 11 (26.83%) Information Security
10 10 (24.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 10 (24.39%) PCI DSS
10 10 (24.39%) CheckPoint
11 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
11 9 (21.95%) Security Patching
12 8 (19.51%) Data Loss Prevention
12 8 (19.51%) Citrix
12 8 (19.51%) Oracle
12 8 (19.51%) vSphere
12 8 (19.51%) Information Management
13 7 (17.07%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (17.07%) 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 6 (14.63%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Office 365
2 2 (4.88%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 20 (48.78%) Firewall
2 7 (17.07%) VPN
3 6 (14.63%) VLAN
4 5 (12.20%) NetScaler
5 3 (7.32%) Internet
5 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.88%) DHCP
6 2 (4.88%) DNS
7 1 (2.44%) BGP
7 1 (2.44%) LAN
7 1 (2.44%) MPLS
7 1 (2.44%) Network Security
7 1 (2.44%) SAN
7 1 (2.44%) WAN
7 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
General
1 5 (12.20%) Retail
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Games
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Analyst
1 13 (31.71%) Security Engineer
2 12 (29.27%) Security Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 5 (12.20%) Information Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) Information Security Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) Support Technician
4 3 (7.32%) IT Manager
5 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (4.88%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Information Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Security Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Senior IT Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.44%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.44%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 23 (56.10%) Windows
2 14 (34.15%) Unix
3 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
4 5 (12.20%) Linux
4 5 (12.20%) Windows NT
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.44%) CentOS
7 1 (2.44%) Debian
7 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (26.83%) Information Security
3 9 (21.95%) Security Patching
4 8 (19.51%) Data Loss Prevention
4 8 (19.51%) Information Management
5 7 (17.07%) E-Commerce
5 7 (17.07%) ITIL
6 6 (14.63%) SIEM
7 5 (12.20%) Data Protection
7 5 (12.20%) Disk Encryption
7 5 (12.20%) ISMS
7 5 (12.20%) Patch Management
7 5 (12.20%) Security Architecture
7 5 (12.20%) Security Management
8 3 (7.32%) ERP
8 3 (7.32%) Information Security Management
9 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.88%) DNA
9 2 (4.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) CISM
1 13 (31.71%) CISSP
1 13 (31.71%) CompTIA Security+
1 13 (31.71%) GIAC
2 12 (29.27%) CISA
2 12 (29.27%) CSSLP
2 12 (29.27%) SANS
2 12 (29.27%) SSCP
3 5 (12.20%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.44%) CCNA
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (24.39%) PCI DSS
2 5 (12.20%) GDPR
3 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 15 (36.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (19.51%) vSphere
3 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
3 7 (17.07%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
4 6 (14.63%) XenServer
5 5 (12.20%) BitLocker
5 5 (12.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (12.20%) VirtualBox
5 5 (12.20%) XenApp
5 5 (12.20%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.44%) KVM
6 1 (2.44%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (31.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (17.07%) vCenter Server
3 5 (12.20%) Backup Exec
3 5 (12.20%) Nagios
3 5 (12.20%) Nessus
4 2 (4.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) Symantec
2 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
3 16 (39.02%) VMware
4 10 (24.39%) CheckPoint
5 8 (19.51%) Citrix
5 8 (19.51%) Oracle
6 7 (17.07%) Veeam
7 5 (12.20%) Acronis
7 5 (12.20%) HP
7 5 (12.20%) Kaspersky
7 5 (12.20%) McAfee
7 5 (12.20%) Zscaler
8 4 (9.76%) Juniper
9 2 (4.88%) Cisco
10 1 (2.44%) Intel
10 1 (2.44%) NetApp