Period
to 25 February 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 25 February 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 205 229
Rank change year-on-year +7 +24 -40
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 23 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.47% 0.31% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.98% 0.68% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 3
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% +15.00% +11.11%
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +122.22% -50.00%

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 Hertfordshire.

All Vendors
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,350 2,074 2,788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 48.34% 45.66% 54.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,931 1,583 2,202
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Sophos in Hertfordshire

Sophos
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Sophos in Hertfordshire

Sophos
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sophos in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Sophos in Hertfordshire

Sophos
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 25 February 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
Welwyn Garden City -14 9 £50,000 +36.99%
Watford - 7 £52,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £70,000 - 3
Sophos
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT jobs citing Sophos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 13 (56.52%) Unix
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
1 13 (56.52%) Symantec
1 13 (56.52%) GIAC
1 13 (56.52%) CompTIA Security+
2 12 (52.17%) SANS
2 12 (52.17%) CSSLP
2 12 (52.17%) SSCP
2 12 (52.17%) CISA
2 12 (52.17%) CISM
2 12 (52.17%) CISSP
3 10 (43.48%) Firewall
3 10 (43.48%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (34.78%) Data Loss Prevention
4 8 (34.78%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
5 7 (30.43%) Information Security
5 7 (30.43%) VMware
5 7 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (30.43%) PCI DSS
5 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (30.43%) Security Patching
6 6 (26.09%) vCenter Server
6 6 (26.09%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (26.09%) SIEM
6 6 (26.09%) vSphere
7 5 (21.74%) Information Management
7 5 (21.74%) Linux
8 4 (17.39%) ITIL Certification

Sophos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (17.39%) Retail
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Security Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Security Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Information Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) ERP Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior IT Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.35%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) SOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Unix
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (34.78%) Data Loss Prevention
3 7 (30.43%) Information Security
3 7 (30.43%) Security Patching
4 6 (26.09%) SIEM
5 5 (21.74%) Information Management
6 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
6 4 (17.39%) ITIL
7 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
7 3 (13.04%) ERP
7 3 (13.04%) ISMS
7 3 (13.04%) Patch Management
7 3 (13.04%) Security Architecture
7 3 (13.04%) Security Management
8 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.70%) CRM
8 2 (8.70%) DNA
8 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
8 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 1 (4.35%) Information Security Management
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) CompTIA Security+
1 13 (56.52%) GIAC
2 12 (52.17%) CISA
2 12 (52.17%) CISM
2 12 (52.17%) CISSP
2 12 (52.17%) CSSLP
2 12 (52.17%) SANS
2 12 (52.17%) SSCP
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (30.43%) PCI DSS
2 4 (17.39%) GDPR
3 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (26.09%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (26.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (26.09%) vCenter Server
3 3 (13.04%) Nagios
3 3 (13.04%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
1 13 (56.52%) Symantec
2 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
2 7 (30.43%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) HP
3 3 (13.04%) Juniper
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) Veeam