Period
to 19 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 211 214
Rank change year-on-year +85 +3 0
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 79 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.90% 0.048% 0.045%
As % of the Vendors category 4.00% 0.11% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 2
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £25,000 £43,947
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.00% -43.11% +17.19%
10th Percentile £43,000 £25,000 £27,470
90th Percentile £74,750 £25,000 £60,082
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £31,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +42.86% -10.00% +21.74%

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 1,977 1,874 2,169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 47.64% 45.42% 48.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,482 1,571 1,723
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £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 September 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 September 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 - 20 - -
Hatfield - 6 £46,250 - 1
Waltham Cross - 1 £50,000 -
Watford - 1 £55,000 -
Sophos
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 73 (92.41%) Symantec
2 72 (91.14%) CISSP
3 67 (84.81%) Windows
4 63 (79.75%) Microsoft
5 60 (75.95%) CISM
6 57 (72.15%) Unix
7 55 (69.62%) GIAC
7 55 (69.62%) CompTIA Security+
8 49 (62.03%) SANS
8 49 (62.03%) SSCP
9 46 (58.23%) Cybersecurity
10 43 (54.43%) Continuous Improvement
10 43 (54.43%) CISA
11 42 (53.16%) CSSLP
12 34 (43.04%) Retail
13 33 (41.77%) SIEM
14 29 (36.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 25 (31.65%) Due Diligence
16 23 (29.11%) Security Architecture
17 20 (25.32%) Use Case
17 20 (25.32%) Security Operations
17 20 (25.32%) Data Loss Prevention
18 19 (24.05%) Norton AntiVirus
19 14 (17.72%) Security Operations Centre
19 14 (17.72%) Performance Monitoring
19 14 (17.72%) Application Performance Monitoring
19 14 (17.72%) Identity Access Management
20 12 (15.19%) Vulnerability Management
20 12 (15.19%) Office 365
21 11 (13.92%) Forcepoint

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 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.19%) Office 365
2 8 (10.13%) Mimecast
3 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.86%) DKIM
1 7 (8.86%) DMARC
2 1 (1.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
General
1 34 (43.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (43.04%) Security Manager
2 28 (35.44%) Engineering Manager
3 24 (30.38%) Security Engineer
4 10 (12.66%) Analyst
5 9 (11.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (11.39%) Security Analyst
6 6 (7.59%) IT Support
7 5 (6.33%) Information Manager
7 5 (6.33%) Information Security Manager
8 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
9 2 (2.53%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 2 (2.53%) Information Analyst
9 2 (2.53%) Information Security Analyst
10 1 (1.27%) Check Point Analyst
10 1 (1.27%) CISSP Engineer
10 1 (1.27%) IT Engineer
10 1 (1.27%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 1 (1.27%) Mac Engineer
10 1 (1.27%) Security Penetration Tester
10 1 (1.27%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) Security Operations Centre
2 7 (8.86%) PKI
3 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 67 (84.81%) Windows
2 57 (72.15%) Unix
3 10 (12.66%) Windows Server
4 8 (10.13%) Linux
5 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (58.23%) Cybersecurity
2 43 (54.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 33 (41.77%) SIEM
4 29 (36.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 25 (31.65%) Due Diligence
6 23 (29.11%) Security Architecture
7 20 (25.32%) Data Loss Prevention
7 20 (25.32%) Security Operations
7 20 (25.32%) Use Case
8 14 (17.72%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 14 (17.72%) Identity Access Management
8 14 (17.72%) Performance Monitoring
9 12 (15.19%) Vulnerability Management
10 10 (12.66%) E-Commerce
10 10 (12.66%) Information Security
10 10 (12.66%) Proactive Monitoring
11 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (11.39%) ITIL
12 8 (10.13%) DRM
12 8 (10.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (91.14%) CISSP
2 60 (75.95%) CISM
3 55 (69.62%) CompTIA Security+
3 55 (69.62%) GIAC
4 49 (62.03%) SANS
4 49 (62.03%) SSCP
5 43 (54.43%) CISA
6 42 (53.16%) CSSLP
7 6 (7.59%) CEH
7 6 (7.59%) CISMP
8 1 (1.27%) CREST Certified
8 1 (1.27%) GPEN
8 1 (1.27%) MCP
8 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.33%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.06%) GDPR
4 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (24.05%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (8.86%) CASB
3 1 (1.27%) Nagios
3 1 (1.27%) Nessus
Vendors
1 73 (92.41%) Symantec
2 63 (79.75%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.92%) Forcepoint
4 7 (8.86%) McAfee
5 1 (1.27%) Apple
5 1 (1.27%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.27%) VMware
5 1 (1.27%) Zscaler