Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 201 215
Rank change year-on-year -4 +14 -2
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 13 13 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.30% 0.29% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 0.61% 0.60% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 8
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +53.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £33,400
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,250 £50,000
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £50,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year -30.00% +88.68% -41.11%

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 2136 2177 2766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 48.50% 48.65% 51.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1775 1713 2172
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £68,750
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
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 23 November 2017. 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 - 9 £50,000 -
Sophos
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 13 (100.00%) Unix
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) Symantec
1 13 (100.00%) Security+ Certification
1 13 (100.00%) GIAC
1 13 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 12 (92.31%) SANS
2 12 (92.31%) CSSLP
2 12 (92.31%) CISA
2 12 (92.31%) CISM
2 12 (92.31%) SSCP
2 12 (92.31%) CISSP
3 10 (76.92%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (61.54%) Data Loss Prevention
4 8 (61.54%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (46.15%) SIEM
6 5 (38.46%) Linux
7 3 (23.08%) Retail
7 3 (23.08%) Finance

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:

General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) SOC Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) SOC Engineer
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Unix
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (61.54%) Data Loss Prevention
3 6 (46.15%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 13 (100.00%) GIAC
1 13 (100.00%) Security+ Certification
2 12 (92.31%) CISA
2 12 (92.31%) CISM
2 12 (92.31%) CISSP
2 12 (92.31%) CSSLP
2 12 (92.31%) SANS
2 12 (92.31%) SSCP
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) Symantec