Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 210 222
Rank change year-on-year +27 +12 -19
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 32 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.70% 0.094% 0.021%
As % of the Vendors category 1.53% 0.22% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 0
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £30,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +70.73% - -
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £36,500 £31,250
% change year-on-year +36.99% +16.80% +4.17%

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 2,086 1,845 2,535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 45.73% 43.34% 52.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,682 1,457 2,018
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +5.88%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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
Watford - 8 £52,500 -
Welwyn Garden City -28 2 - - 2
Hatfield - 2 £45,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £70,000 -
Sophos
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 20 (62.50%) Symantec
2 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
3 16 (50.00%) CISSP
3 16 (50.00%) Windows
3 16 (50.00%) CISM
4 15 (46.88%) Unix
5 14 (43.75%) Information Security
6 12 (37.50%) E-Commerce
7 11 (34.38%) Firewall
7 11 (34.38%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (31.25%) CSSLP
8 10 (31.25%) GIAC
8 10 (31.25%) CISA
8 10 (31.25%) SSCP
8 10 (31.25%) SANS
8 10 (31.25%) CompTIA Security+
9 9 (28.13%) Retail
9 9 (28.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 9 (28.13%) PCI DSS
10 8 (25.00%) Information Management
10 8 (25.00%) CheckPoint
11 7 (21.88%) Security Patching
11 7 (21.88%) Due Diligence
12 6 (18.75%) GDPR
12 6 (18.75%) Norton AntiVirus
12 6 (18.75%) VMware
12 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (18.75%) SIEM
12 6 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (15.63%) Data Protection

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) Firewall
2 2 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
General
1 9 (28.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Analyst
2 13 (40.63%) Security Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Security Manager
4 6 (18.75%) Information Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Information Security Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Security Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Information Manager
5 5 (15.63%) Information Security Manager
6 4 (12.50%) Engineering Manager
7 3 (9.38%) IT Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Check Point Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) ERP Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Senior IT Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Wintel Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Information Security
2 12 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 11 (34.38%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (25.00%) Information Management
5 7 (21.88%) Due Diligence
5 7 (21.88%) Security Patching
6 6 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (18.75%) SIEM
7 5 (15.63%) Data Loss Prevention
7 5 (15.63%) Data Protection
7 5 (15.63%) ITIL
7 5 (15.63%) Security Architecture
8 4 (12.50%) ISMS
9 3 (9.38%) ERP
9 3 (9.38%) Information Security Management
9 3 (9.38%) Patch Management
9 3 (9.38%) Security Management
10 2 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
10 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (6.25%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) CISM
1 16 (50.00%) CISSP
2 10 (31.25%) CISA
2 10 (31.25%) CompTIA Security+
2 10 (31.25%) CSSLP
2 10 (31.25%) GIAC
2 10 (31.25%) SANS
2 10 (31.25%) SSCP
3 5 (15.63%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.13%) MCP
4 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (28.13%) PCI DSS
2 6 (18.75%) GDPR
3 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.63%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (15.63%) vSphere
3 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (15.63%) vCenter Server
3 3 (9.38%) Nagios
3 3 (9.38%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) Symantec
2 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (18.75%) VMware
5 3 (9.38%) HP
5 3 (9.38%) Juniper
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle
5 3 (9.38%) Zscaler
6 2 (6.25%) Citrix
7 1 (3.13%) Forcepoint
7 1 (3.13%) Veeam