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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sophos
UK / England
Rank 712 722 741
Rank change year-on-year +10 +19  
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 111 201 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.46% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 81 131 162
Median salary £30,764 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.09% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,350 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £28,750 £40,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year -28.12% +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 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 34837 44157 46555
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.66% 45.76% 47.09%
Number of salaries quoted 28230 36479 37970
Median salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.39% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 24 March 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 24 March 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
South East +14 38 £27,500 -33.73% 7
London +46 32 £41,250 +3.12% 6
South West +8 12 £24,500 -30.00% 1
North East +9 10 £28,500 -28.75% 2
East of England +30 9 £38,000 +38.18% 1
North West -31 6 £28,500 -12.30% 2
West Midlands +18 3 £31,000 -31.11% 1
Yorkshire +17 1 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Sophos
UK

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 204 (65.81%) Windows
2 138 (44.52%) Microsoft
3 133 (42.90%) Firewall
4 131 (42.26%) Active Directory
5 107 (34.52%) VMware
6 94 (30.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 94 (30.32%) Windows Server
7 88 (28.39%) Cisco
8 80 (25.81%) Degree
9 73 (23.55%) Hyper-V
9 73 (23.55%) MS Office
10 71 (22.90%) Linux
10 71 (22.90%) MS Exchange
11 66 (21.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 65 (20.97%) Office 365
13 58 (18.71%) SQL Server
14 54 (17.42%) DNS
15 52 (16.77%) MS Excel
15 52 (16.77%) Windows Server 2012
16 51 (16.45%) Backup Exec
17 49 (15.81%) Cybersecurity
18 47 (15.16%) Symantec
18 47 (15.16%) Windows 7
19 46 (14.84%) TCP/IP
20 44 (14.19%) Python
20 44 (14.19%) ITIL
21 41 (13.23%) SQL
21 41 (13.23%) VPN
21 41 (13.23%) HP
21 41 (13.23%) Citrix

Sophos
Top Related 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 71 (22.90%) MS Exchange
2 24 (7.74%) SharePoint
3 19 (6.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (5.48%) Skype for Business
6 13 (4.19%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (3.23%) IIS
8 8 (2.58%) Apache
9 7 (2.26%) ArcGIS
9 7 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (2.26%) WebSphere
9 7 (2.26%) WebSphere Portal
10 6 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.61%) Apache Spark
11 5 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (1.61%) IBM Domino
11 5 (1.61%) Site Server
12 4 (1.29%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.97%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.97%) WordPress
Applications
1 73 (23.55%) MS Office
2 52 (16.77%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.26%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.61%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 5 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.65%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.32%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 65 (20.97%) Office 365
2 38 (12.26%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (10.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (4.52%) Mimecast
5 10 (3.23%) SaaS
6 8 (2.58%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (2.26%) Sumo Logic
8 4 (1.29%) AdWords
9 2 (0.65%) G Suite
10 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.32%) IaaS
10 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 133 (42.90%) Firewall
2 54 (17.42%) DNS
3 46 (14.84%) TCP/IP
4 41 (13.23%) VPN
5 35 (11.29%) DHCP
6 33 (10.65%) SAN
7 26 (8.39%) WAN
8 25 (8.06%) VLAN
9 23 (7.42%) LAN
10 22 (7.10%) Remote Desktop
10 22 (7.10%) VoIP
11 19 (6.13%) Network Security
12 18 (5.81%) SMTP
13 13 (4.19%) Skype
13 13 (4.19%) Wireless
14 12 (3.87%) MPLS
14 12 (3.87%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (3.55%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (3.55%) DMZ
16 9 (2.90%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (18.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
2 10 (3.23%) MySQL
3 7 (2.26%) GIS
3 7 (2.26%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.26%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.61%) Big Data
5 5 (1.61%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (2.26%) ClearCase
1 7 (2.26%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.65%) JIRA
3 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
General
1 33 (10.65%) Marketing
2 27 (8.71%) Finance
3 21 (6.77%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.87%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.26%) Back Office
6 6 (1.94%) Advertising
6 6 (1.94%) Retail
7 3 (0.97%) Publishing
8 2 (0.65%) Legal
9 1 (0.32%) Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.32%) French Language
9 1 (0.32%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 55 (17.74%) Analyst
2 50 (16.13%) Support Engineer
3 36 (11.61%) IT Support
4 30 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
5 29 (9.35%) Technical Support
6 27 (8.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 24 (7.74%) IT Engineer
7 24 (7.74%) Security Analyst
8 21 (6.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 21 (6.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 21 (6.77%) Software Engineer
9 20 (6.45%) Support Analyst
10 18 (5.81%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 18 (5.81%) IT Analyst
11 16 (5.16%) Desktop Support
12 15 (4.84%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
13 14 (4.52%) 2nd Line Support
13 14 (4.52%) IT Support Engineer
13 14 (4.52%) Windows Engineer
14 13 (4.19%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.42%) Web Services
2 14 (4.52%) Elastic Stack
2 14 (4.52%) Regular Expression
3 12 (3.87%) XML
4 7 (2.26%) Dojo
4 7 (2.26%) GWT
4 7 (2.26%) J2EE
4 7 (2.26%) JSF
5 5 (1.61%) EDI
5 5 (1.61%) PCRE
6 3 (0.97%) CGI
6 3 (0.97%) HTML
7 2 (0.65%) Velocity
8 1 (0.32%) .NET
8 1 (0.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.03%) Management Information System
2 19 (6.13%) Security Operations Centre
3 15 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.84%) Clustering
4 14 (4.52%) Virtual Team
5 12 (3.87%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.87%) Social Media
6 9 (2.90%) Biotechnology
7 7 (2.26%) Cyberthreat
8 6 (1.94%) Blog
8 6 (1.94%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.94%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.94%) Replication
8 6 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.61%) AS400
9 5 (1.61%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.29%) EPoS
10 4 (1.29%) iPad
11 3 (0.97%) CCTV
11 3 (0.97%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 204 (65.81%) Windows
2 94 (30.32%) Windows Server
3 71 (22.90%) Linux
4 66 (21.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (16.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (15.16%) Windows 7
7 29 (9.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (9.03%) Unix
9 23 (7.42%) Windows 10
10 19 (6.13%) Windows 8
11 18 (5.81%) Mac OS X
12 16 (5.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (2.58%) Android
13 8 (2.58%) Ubuntu
13 8 (2.58%) Windows Vista
13 8 (2.58%) Windows XP
14 5 (1.61%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.97%) NetWare
15 3 (0.97%) SUSE
15 3 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (15.81%) Cybersecurity
2 44 (14.19%) ITIL
3 37 (11.94%) Project Management
4 35 (11.29%) Information Security
5 30 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
6 29 (9.35%) Data Protection
7 28 (9.03%) CRM
7 28 (9.03%) Software Engineering
8 26 (8.39%) Mentoring
9 24 (7.74%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (7.74%) Disaster Recovery
10 22 (7.10%) Penetration Testing
10 22 (7.10%) Risk Management
11 21 (6.77%) Coaching
12 20 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
13 19 (6.13%) Presales
13 19 (6.13%) Security Operations
14 17 (5.48%) Migration
15 16 (5.16%) Capacity Planning
15 16 (5.16%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (14.19%) Python
2 41 (13.23%) SQL
3 27 (8.71%) Java
4 24 (7.74%) PowerShell
5 22 (7.10%) Bash Shell
6 21 (6.77%) C++
7 14 (4.52%) Ruby
8 9 (2.90%) C
8 9 (2.90%) C#
9 7 (2.26%) JavaScript
9 7 (2.26%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.61%) Perl
11 2 (0.65%) PHP
12 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.32%) VB
12 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.32%) VBA
12 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 80 (25.81%) Degree
2 37 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (10.65%) CEH
3 33 (10.65%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (7.42%) CompTIA Security+
4 23 (7.42%) Security+ Certification
5 21 (6.77%) CCNA
6 16 (5.16%) CISSP
6 16 (5.16%) CREST Certified
7 14 (4.52%) MCSE
7 14 (4.52%) Security Cleared
8 12 (3.87%) CISM
8 12 (3.87%) DV Cleared
8 12 (3.87%) OSCP
9 8 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (2.58%) MCP
10 7 (2.26%) GCFA
10 7 (2.26%) GIAC
10 7 (2.26%) GPEN
10 7 (2.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (8.39%) QA
3 19 (6.13%) SLA
4 15 (4.84%) PCI DSS
5 7 (2.26%) SSAE 16
6 6 (1.94%) GPG13
7 3 (0.97%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.32%) GDPR
System Software
1 131 (42.26%) Active Directory
2 94 (30.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (23.55%) Hyper-V
4 18 (5.81%) VMware ESX
5 14 (4.52%) Snort
6 11 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (3.55%) Xen
7 9 (2.90%) Terminal Services
8 8 (2.58%) XenApp
9 7 (2.26%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (1.94%) KVM
11 5 (1.61%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (1.61%) HDFS
11 5 (1.61%) ISA Server
11 5 (1.61%) vSphere
12 4 (1.29%) XenServer
13 3 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.65%) oVirt
14 2 (0.65%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 51 (16.45%) Backup Exec
2 26 (8.39%) Norton AntiVirus
3 20 (6.45%) logstash
4 17 (5.48%) WSUS
5 14 (4.52%) QRadar
6 13 (4.19%) Kibana
7 11 (3.55%) CSIRT
8 10 (3.23%) SCCM
9 9 (2.90%) RSA enVision
10 8 (2.58%) AirWatch
11 7 (2.26%) Nagios
11 7 (2.26%) NetBackup
11 7 (2.26%) SCOM
11 7 (2.26%) WMI
12 6 (1.94%) McAfee ePO
13 5 (1.61%) Fluentd
13 5 (1.61%) HP SIM
14 4 (1.29%) Failover Clustering
15 3 (0.97%) Ansible
15 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 138 (44.52%) Microsoft
2 107 (34.52%) VMware
3 88 (28.39%) Cisco
4 47 (15.16%) Symantec
5 41 (13.23%) Citrix
5 41 (13.23%) HP
6 32 (10.32%) CheckPoint
7 24 (7.74%) Avaya
7 24 (7.74%) Dell
7 24 (7.74%) Intel Security
8 21 (6.77%) Splunk
9 20 (6.45%) Apple
10 19 (6.13%) Salesforce.com
10 19 (6.13%) SonicWALL
11 18 (5.81%) Forcepoint
11 18 (5.81%) Palo Alto
11 18 (5.81%) WatchGuard
12 16 (5.16%) Oracle
12 16 (5.16%) Red Hat
13 15 (4.84%) Juniper
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Salary: £31000 per annum + bonus and on call
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £42000 - £43500 per annum
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Salary: £52000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Bupa
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Excellent salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £15000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum + uncapped Commission, Year 1 OTE c.
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £22,000 per annum + on-call allowance plus benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £65k - 75k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 11 days ago