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 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 265 252
Rank change year-on-year +20 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 8 4 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.13% 0.055% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.12% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 18
Median salary £38,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% +16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £30,764 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -23.09% +23.07%  

Sophos is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2633 3399 3670
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 41.88% 46.61% 45.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1993 2685 2858
Median salary £44,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.11% +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Sophos as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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
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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +10 7 £38,000 +52.00%
Hertfordshire - 1 £36,500 -
Sophos
England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
3 14 (60.87%) Firewall
3 14 (60.87%) Hyper-V
4 10 (43.48%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
5 9 (39.13%) Forcepoint
5 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (34.78%) Remote Desktop
6 8 (34.78%) VMware
6 8 (34.78%) Cisco
7 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
7 7 (30.43%) Office 365
7 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (21.74%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
8 5 (21.74%) WatchGuard
8 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
8 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
8 5 (21.74%) VMware ESX
8 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
8 5 (21.74%) Nagios
8 5 (21.74%) Backup Exec
8 5 (21.74%) Retail
8 5 (21.74%) CEH
8 5 (21.74%) Ubuntu
8 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
3 3 (13.04%) Apache
3 3 (13.04%) IIS
3 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (43.48%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (30.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) Firewall
2 8 (34.78%) Remote Desktop
3 5 (21.74%) DNS
3 5 (21.74%) SAN
3 5 (21.74%) SNMP
3 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
3 5 (21.74%) VoIP
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (8.70%) LAN
5 2 (8.70%) WAN
6 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) MySQL
General
1 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
1 5 (21.74%) Retail
2 3 (13.04%) Advertising
3 2 (8.70%) Legal
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
1 9 (39.13%) Risk Analyst
1 9 (39.13%) Security Analyst
1 9 (39.13%) Security Risk Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) IT Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Business Manager
3 5 (21.74%) IT Support
3 5 (21.74%) IT Support Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Risk Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Security Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Support Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Administrator
4 4 (17.39%) IT Administrator
4 4 (17.39%) IT Systems Administrator
4 4 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) IT Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Manager
6 1 (4.35%) CISSP Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) EDI
1 5 (21.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) EPoS
1 2 (8.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (21.74%) Linux
3 5 (21.74%) Mac OS X
3 5 (21.74%) Ubuntu
3 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
3 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
4 4 (17.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Management
1 5 (21.74%) Operations Management
2 4 (17.39%) ISMS
2 4 (17.39%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.70%) Information Security
3 2 (8.70%) IT Strategy
3 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
3 2 (8.70%) Software Audit
4 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.35%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) CEH
2 4 (17.39%) CISSP
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) MCP
3 2 (8.70%) MCSE
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (4.35%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
2 14 (60.87%) Hyper-V
3 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (21.74%) VMware ESX
4 5 (21.74%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Backup Exec
1 5 (21.74%) Nagios
2 1 (4.35%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Forcepoint
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco
2 8 (34.78%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) Citrix
3 5 (21.74%) WatchGuard
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.70%) Apple
5 2 (8.70%) Veeam
6 1 (4.35%) AlienVault