Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 130 144
Rank change year-on-year +27 +14 -9
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 11 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.78% 0.28% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 1.60% 0.69% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 4
Essex median annual salary £33,250 £33,000 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.76% +50.00% +2.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,625 £20,600
90th Percentile £59,500 £38,000 £22,700
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £50,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year -30.00% +88.68% -41.11%

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 Essex.

All Vendors
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 688 867 1144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 48.93% 40.44% 43.42%
Number of salaries quoted 571 623 842
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £22,500 £29,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Sophos as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Sophos in Essex

Sophos
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Sophos in Essex

Sophos
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sophos in Essex over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Sophos in Essex

Sophos
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Essex region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Colchester - 3 £35,000 -
Purfleet - 3 £23,000 -
Loughton - 1 - -
Sophos
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Essex region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (63.64%) Office 365
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
6 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (45.45%) Meraki
7 4 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (36.36%) MCSA
8 3 (27.27%) CCNA
8 3 (27.27%) Intel
8 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
8 3 (27.27%) DHCP
8 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
8 3 (27.27%) DNS
8 3 (27.27%) SLA
8 3 (27.27%) Service Management
8 3 (27.27%) Terminal Services
8 3 (27.27%) Internet
8 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (27.27%) SCCM
8 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
8 3 (27.27%) Amazon RDS

Sophos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (63.64%) Office 365
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (27.27%) DHCP
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) Internet
3 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) IT Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Security Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Server Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Android
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Service Management
2 2 (18.18%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Security Hardening
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) SIEM
3 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (36.36%) MCSA
3 3 (27.27%) CCNA
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (18.18%) CCA
4 2 (18.18%) CCAA
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (9.09%) CISM
5 1 (9.09%) CISSP
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) SANS
5 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 3 (27.27%) Terminal Services
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) VMware NSX
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) AirWatch
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco CME
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (9.09%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Meraki
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Intel
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) Kaseya
4 2 (18.18%) Mitel
5 1 (9.09%) Avaya
5 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
5 1 (9.09%) McAfee
5 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 1 (9.09%) VMware