Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 199 205
Rank change year-on-year +76 +6 +10
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 80 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.09% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 4.31% 0.69% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 23 6 15
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -13.04% +31.43%
10th Percentile £41,250 £45,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £48,750 £35,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +39.29% -30.00% +102.02%

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 1,854 2,166 2,188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 48.51% 48.86% 48.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,364 1,781 1,721
Hertfordshire median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 20 - -
Waltham Cross - 11 £55,000 - 2
Stevenage - 4 £42,500 -
Cheshunt - 4 £50,000 -
Hatfield - 4 £47,500 -
Sophos
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 74 (92.50%) Windows
2 60 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 60 (75.00%) CISSP
3 57 (71.25%) Symantec
4 49 (61.25%) GIAC
4 49 (61.25%) CompTIA Security+
5 48 (60.00%) CISM
6 46 (57.50%) Unix
7 43 (53.75%) SSCP
7 43 (53.75%) SANS
8 42 (52.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 37 (46.25%) Cybersecurity
9 37 (46.25%) CISA
10 36 (45.00%) CSSLP
11 35 (43.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 29 (36.25%) SIEM
13 28 (35.00%) Retail
14 26 (32.50%) Office 365
15 23 (28.75%) Windows Server
15 23 (28.75%) ITIL
16 22 (27.50%) Mimecast
16 22 (27.50%) Security Architecture
17 20 (25.00%) Use Case
17 20 (25.00%) Due Diligence
17 20 (25.00%) Security Operations
18 18 (22.50%) Active Directory
19 16 (20.00%) VMware
20 15 (18.75%) Apple
20 15 (18.75%) Apple iOS
20 15 (18.75%) Data Loss Prevention

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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (13.75%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.00%) Skype for Business
3 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2000
4 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 26 (32.50%) Office 365
2 22 (27.50%) Mimecast
3 3 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) DKIM
1 7 (8.75%) DMARC
2 4 (5.00%) SMTP
3 1 (1.25%) DHCP
3 1 (1.25%) DNS
3 1 (1.25%) LAN
3 1 (1.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.75%) SQL Server
General
1 28 (35.00%) Retail
2 4 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (1.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (35.00%) Security Manager
2 27 (33.75%) Engineering Manager
3 19 (23.75%) Security Engineer
4 15 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Analyst
5 7 (8.75%) Windows Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) IT Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) IT Support
6 6 (7.50%) Mac Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (5.00%) Messaging Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Project Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Systems Support
7 4 (5.00%) Systems Support Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.50%) Security Operations Centre
2 7 (8.75%) PKI
3 4 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 74 (92.50%) Windows
2 46 (57.50%) Unix
3 23 (28.75%) Windows Server
4 15 (18.75%) Apple iOS
5 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (10.00%) Linux
6 8 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 8 (10.00%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.00%) Windows 2000
7 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (52.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 37 (46.25%) Cybersecurity
3 35 (43.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 29 (36.25%) SIEM
5 23 (28.75%) ITIL
6 22 (27.50%) Security Architecture
7 20 (25.00%) Due Diligence
7 20 (25.00%) Security Operations
7 20 (25.00%) Use Case
8 15 (18.75%) Data Loss Prevention
9 14 (17.50%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 14 (17.50%) Identity Access Management
9 14 (17.50%) Performance Monitoring
10 12 (15.00%) Patch Management
11 11 (13.75%) Vulnerability Management
12 9 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (11.25%) Proactive Monitoring
13 8 (10.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
13 8 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
13 8 (10.00%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 11 (13.75%) Bash Shell
2 11 (13.75%) SQL
2 11 (13.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 60 (75.00%) CISSP
2 49 (61.25%) CompTIA Security+
2 49 (61.25%) GIAC
3 48 (60.00%) CISM
4 43 (53.75%) SANS
4 43 (53.75%) SSCP
5 37 (46.25%) CISA
6 36 (45.00%) CSSLP
7 8 (10.00%) MCP
8 6 (7.50%) CEH
8 6 (7.50%) CISMP
9 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (5.00%) SC Cleared
9 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.25%) CREST Certified
10 1 (1.25%) GPEN
10 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (5.00%) SLA
2 3 (3.75%) GDPR
2 3 (3.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (22.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.25%) Hyper-V
2 9 (11.25%) vSphere
3 8 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (16.25%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (10.00%) AirWatch
3 7 (8.75%) CASB
4 4 (5.00%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (1.25%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 60 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 57 (71.25%) Symantec
3 16 (20.00%) VMware
4 15 (18.75%) Apple
5 10 (12.50%) Forcepoint
6 6 (7.50%) McAfee
7 4 (5.00%) IronPort
7 4 (5.00%) TOWER Software
7 4 (5.00%) Trend Micro
8 1 (1.25%) Palo Alto