The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 25 June 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
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 760 696 788
Rank change year-on-year -64 +92  
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 103 219 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.55% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 95 105 137
Median salary £42,500 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,250
% change year-on-year -6.66% +12.78%  

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 England.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 36949 40162 48578
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 44.62% 44.05% 46.81%
Number of salaries quoted 29449 33103 39652
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

Sophos
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sophos in England.

Salary trend for Sophos in England

Sophos
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sophos in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Sophos in England

Sophos
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
London +29 47 £43,860 +10.33% 3
South East -42 23 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Yorkshire +19 13 £37,500 -16.66%
North West -47 7 £42,500 -15.00% 2
West Midlands +4 5 £50,000 +14.28% 2
East of England +3 3 £25,000 -28.57% 1
East Midlands +26 2 £45,000 +63.63% 1
South West -3 2 £24,500 -10.90% 2
North East +14 1 £44,000 +10.00%
Sophos
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 England region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 169 (78.97%) Windows
2 128 (59.81%) Active Directory
3 116 (54.21%) Microsoft
4 110 (51.40%) Firewall
5 105 (49.07%) VMware
6 90 (42.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 85 (39.72%) Cisco
7 85 (39.72%) Windows Server
8 83 (38.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 77 (35.98%) MS Exchange
10 73 (34.11%) DNS
11 64 (29.91%) Microsoft Office
12 62 (28.97%) Symantec
12 62 (28.97%) Backup Exec
13 61 (28.50%) Office 365
14 60 (28.04%) Windows Server 2012
15 58 (27.10%) Hyper-V
16 57 (26.64%) HP
16 57 (26.64%) DHCP
17 54 (25.23%) Windows 7
18 49 (22.90%) ITIL
19 48 (22.43%) Linux
20 47 (21.96%) VPN
20 47 (21.96%) Citrix
20 47 (21.96%) SAN
21 43 (20.09%) TCP/IP
22 42 (19.63%) SQL
22 42 (19.63%) Apple
22 42 (19.63%) Exchange Server 2010
23 35 (16.36%) Windows 10

Sophos
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 77 (35.98%) MS Exchange
2 42 (19.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (10.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (5.14%) Confluence
6 11 (5.14%) IIS
7 10 (4.67%) Skype for Business
8 9 (4.21%) SAS
9 8 (3.74%) SharePoint
10 7 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (2.80%) Apache
11 6 (2.80%) CMS
12 5 (2.34%) IBM Domino
13 3 (1.40%) Apache Spark
13 3 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (1.40%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.93%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 64 (29.91%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.80%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.34%) SOLIDWORKS
4 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.47%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 61 (28.50%) Office 365
2 35 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (8.88%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (7.94%) Mimecast
5 12 (5.61%) G Suite
6 10 (4.67%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.40%) SaaS
9 2 (0.93%) Slack
9 2 (0.93%) Trello
10 1 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.47%) IaaS
10 1 (0.47%) Sumo Logic
10 1 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 110 (51.40%) Firewall
2 73 (34.11%) DNS
3 57 (26.64%) DHCP
4 47 (21.96%) SAN
4 47 (21.96%) VPN
5 43 (20.09%) TCP/IP
6 25 (11.68%) WAN
7 24 (11.21%) LAN
8 23 (10.75%) VLAN
9 21 (9.81%) Internet
9 21 (9.81%) Network Security
9 21 (9.81%) Wireless
10 17 (7.94%) Remote Desktop
11 16 (7.48%) iSCSI
11 16 (7.48%) MPLS
12 14 (6.54%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (6.07%) IPsec
14 12 (5.61%) BGP
14 12 (5.61%) DMZ
14 12 (5.61%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.61%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (3.27%) MySQL
4 6 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.40%) Big Data
5 3 (1.40%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (5.61%) Metasploit
2 7 (3.27%) JIRA
3 2 (0.93%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (6.54%) Finance
2 13 (6.07%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.80%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.87%) Law
4 4 (1.87%) Legal
4 4 (1.87%) Marketing
5 2 (0.93%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.47%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 63 (29.44%) Analyst
2 42 (19.63%) Support Engineer
3 33 (15.42%) IT Support
4 30 (14.02%) 3rd Line Support
4 30 (14.02%) Security Analyst
5 29 (13.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 24 (11.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 22 (10.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 22 (10.28%) IT Analyst
8 20 (9.35%) Support Analyst
8 20 (9.35%) Systems Engineer
9 17 (7.94%) IT Engineer
10 16 (7.48%) Windows Engineer
11 14 (6.54%) Network Analyst
11 14 (6.54%) Network Security Analyst
12 13 (6.07%) IT Manager
12 13 (6.07%) Operations Engineer
13 12 (5.61%) 2nd Line Support
13 12 (5.61%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
13 12 (5.61%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.67%) Web Services
2 7 (3.27%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (3.27%) Regular Expression
2 7 (3.27%) XML
3 5 (2.34%) CGI
4 3 (1.40%) PCRE
5 1 (0.47%) .NET
5 1 (0.47%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.75%) Management Information System
2 12 (5.61%) iPad
3 10 (4.67%) BYOD
3 10 (4.67%) Clustering
3 10 (4.67%) Fat Client
3 10 (4.67%) Thin Client
4 9 (4.21%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.21%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.21%) Replication
5 8 (3.74%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (3.74%) NHS
5 8 (3.74%) Security Operations Centre
6 7 (3.27%) Smartphone
7 6 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.80%) CCTV
7 6 (2.80%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.80%) IVR
8 5 (2.34%) AS400
8 5 (2.34%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.87%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 169 (78.97%) Windows
2 90 (42.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 85 (39.72%) Windows Server
4 60 (28.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 54 (25.23%) Windows 7
6 48 (22.43%) Linux
7 35 (16.36%) Windows 10
8 27 (12.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (11.68%) Windows 8
10 22 (10.28%) Apple iOS
11 18 (8.41%) Android
12 17 (7.94%) Windows XP
13 16 (7.48%) Mac OS X
14 12 (5.61%) Kali Linux
14 12 (5.61%) Windows Vista
15 10 (4.67%) Unix
16 7 (3.27%) Ubuntu
17 6 (2.80%) Mac OS
18 5 (2.34%) SUSE
18 5 (2.34%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (22.90%) ITIL
2 27 (12.62%) SIEM
3 26 (12.15%) Information Security
4 25 (11.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 23 (10.75%) Presales
6 22 (10.28%) Risk Management
7 19 (8.88%) Business Continuity
7 19 (8.88%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 19 (8.88%) Kalman Filter
8 17 (7.94%) Web Filtering
9 16 (7.48%) Service Management
10 15 (7.01%) Analytics
10 15 (7.01%) IT Strategy
11 14 (6.54%) ITSM
11 14 (6.54%) Problem Management
12 13 (6.07%) Capacity Planning
12 13 (6.07%) Migration
12 13 (6.07%) Network Management
12 13 (6.07%) Open Source
13 12 (5.61%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 42 (19.63%) SQL
2 20 (9.35%) Python
3 18 (8.41%) PowerShell
4 10 (4.67%) Java
5 9 (4.21%) Bash Shell
6 7 (3.27%) Ruby
7 6 (2.80%) C
8 5 (2.34%) C++
9 3 (1.40%) C#
9 3 (1.40%) Perl
10 2 (0.93%) PHP
11 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.47%) VB
11 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (13.55%) CEH
2 25 (11.68%) Degree
3 24 (11.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (8.41%) CISM
4 18 (8.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (7.94%) CompTIA Security+
5 17 (7.94%) Security+ Certification
6 13 (6.07%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (6.07%) CISSP
6 13 (6.07%) GIAC
7 12 (5.61%) GSEC
8 9 (4.21%) CCNA
9 8 (3.74%) CASP
9 8 (3.74%) MCSE
9 8 (3.74%) SSCP
10 7 (3.27%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (2.80%) MCSA
12 5 (2.34%) CREST Certified
12 5 (2.34%) MCITP
12 5 (2.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (11.68%) PCI DSS
2 23 (10.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (4.67%) Cyber Essentials
4 8 (3.74%) SLA
5 7 (3.27%) QA
6 5 (2.34%) ISO 22301
7 4 (1.87%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (0.93%) GDPR
9 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.47%) GPG13
9 1 (0.47%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 128 (59.81%) Active Directory
2 83 (38.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (27.10%) Hyper-V
4 26 (12.15%) vSphere
5 24 (11.21%) XenApp
6 20 (9.35%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (8.88%) Snort
8 16 (7.48%) XenDesktop
9 12 (5.61%) Terminal Services
10 10 (4.67%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (3.27%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (2.34%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (1.87%) KVM
14 3 (1.40%) HDFS
14 3 (1.40%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
15 2 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
15 2 (0.93%) XenServer
16 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
16 1 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 62 (28.97%) Backup Exec
2 33 (15.42%) Norton AntiVirus
3 27 (12.62%) WSUS
4 22 (10.28%) SCCM
5 21 (9.81%) Nessus
6 12 (5.61%) EnCase
6 12 (5.61%) Nexpose
6 12 (5.61%) Nmap
7 9 (4.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 9 (4.21%) SmoothWall
8 8 (3.74%) logstash
9 7 (3.27%) AirWatch
9 7 (3.27%) Kibana
9 7 (3.27%) QRadar
10 6 (2.80%) FortiGate
11 5 (2.34%) CSIRT
11 5 (2.34%) vCenter Server
12 4 (1.87%) RSA enVision
13 3 (1.40%) Fluentd
13 3 (1.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 116 (54.21%) Microsoft
2 105 (49.07%) VMware
3 85 (39.72%) Cisco
4 62 (28.97%) Symantec
5 57 (26.64%) HP
6 47 (21.96%) Citrix
7 42 (19.63%) Apple
8 33 (15.42%) CheckPoint
9 30 (14.02%) Dell
9 30 (14.02%) McAfee
10 27 (12.62%) LogRhythm
10 27 (12.62%) Palo Alto
10 27 (12.62%) Veeam
11 22 (10.28%) Avaya
12 20 (9.35%) AlienVault
12 20 (9.35%) Qualys
13 16 (7.48%) Splunk
14 15 (7.01%) SonicWALL
15 12 (5.61%) AppSense
15 12 (5.61%) CyberArk
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