The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 3 months to 24 June 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
South East / Kent
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 - 101
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.15% - 0.092%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% - 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £25,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,250
% change year-on-year -6.66% +12.78%  

Sophos is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 330 494 520
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 50.08% 52.00% 47.93%
Number of salaries quoted 289 429 483
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing Sophos as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Sophos in Kent

Sophos
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Sophos in Kent

Sophos
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochester - 1 - -
Sophos
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Kent region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Intel
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Acrobat
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) ISA Server
1 1 (100.00%) 802.11
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Mitel

Sophos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Acrobat
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 802.11
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) CCTV
1 1 (100.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) ISA Server
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Intel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Mitel
1 1 (100.00%) ProCurve