Period
to 16 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 16 January 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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 165 130
Rank change year-on-year +45 -35 +1
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 14 3 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.99% 0.13% 0.80%
As % of the Vendors category 2.28% 0.29% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 16
Gloucestershire median annual salary £34,500 £27,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% -28.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £22,900 £23,050 £27,500
90th Percentile £37,500 £29,750 £46,625
South West median annual salary £34,003 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.62% -18.75% +33.33%

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 Gloucestershire.

All Vendors
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 615 1,020 840
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 43.34% 45.64% 42.19%
Number of salaries quoted 527 861 693
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +10.39%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £63,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Sophos in Gloucestershire

Sophos
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Sophos in Gloucestershire

Sophos
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sophos in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Sophos in Gloucestershire

Sophos
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
Cirencester -8 7 £34,500 +38.00%
Cheltenham +31 6 £35,000 +20.69% 1
Tewkesbury - 1 £25,000 -
Sophos
South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 13 (92.86%) Windows
1 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 7 (50.00%) DHCP
2 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (50.00%) DNS
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) DV Cleared
3 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (42.86%) CentOS
3 6 (42.86%) Knowledge Management
3 6 (42.86%) Facilities Management
3 6 (42.86%) Ivanti
3 6 (42.86%) Coaching
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 6 (42.86%) Avaya
3 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 6 (42.86%) Service Management
3 6 (42.86%) Firewall
3 6 (42.86%) VMware
4 5 (35.71%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (35.71%) Change Management
4 5 (35.71%) Citrix
4 5 (35.71%) WAN
4 5 (35.71%) Web Services
4 5 (35.71%) LAN
4 5 (35.71%) IPv4

Sophos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (35.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) DHCP
1 7 (50.00%) DNS
1 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (42.86%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) IPv4
3 5 (35.71%) IPv6
3 5 (35.71%) LAN
3 5 (35.71%) NetScaler
3 5 (35.71%) VPN
3 5 (35.71%) WAN
3 5 (35.71%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (14.29%) Internet
4 2 (14.29%) SMS
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) IT Support
2 6 (42.86%) Systems Support
3 5 (35.71%) Network Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Support Technician
5 3 (21.43%) IT Support Technician
5 3 (21.43%) IT Technician
6 2 (14.29%) ICT Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) ICT Technician
6 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Support
7 1 (7.14%) ICT Support
7 1 (7.14%) ICT Support Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) ICT Support Technician
7 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) CentOS
3 6 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Nucleus RTOS
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Coaching
1 6 (42.86%) Facilities Management
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
1 6 (42.86%) Knowledge Management
1 6 (42.86%) Service Management
2 5 (35.71%) Change Management
2 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (35.71%) IT Strategy
2 5 (35.71%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
2 5 (35.71%) Security Hardening
3 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) DV Cleared
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Avaya
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco
1 6 (42.86%) Ivanti
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
1 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Aruba
2 5 (35.71%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) HP