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 3 months to 26 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
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 97 87
Rank change year-on-year -5 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 1 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.11% 0.21% 1.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.45% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 14
Median salary - £35,750 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33%  
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 Gloucestershire.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 408 446 496
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 43.31% 45.88% 47.10%
Number of salaries quoted 350 334 389
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,550 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 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

For the 6 months to 26 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) OpenView
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) MCTS
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) F5

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Qpid
1 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) MCTS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
1 2 (100.00%) OpenView
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle