Period
to 21 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 January 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
England > London
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 673 713 815
Rank change year-on-year +40 +102 -64
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 138 102 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.15% 0.099%
As % of the Vendors category 0.46% 0.35% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 125 91 76
London median annual salary £41,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.89% +28.57% -20.45%
10th Percentile £26,200 £35,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £69,000 £75,000 £58,000
England median annual salary £35,000 £38,640 £36,000
% change year-on-year -9.42% +7.33% +10.77%

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 London.

All Vendors
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 29,957 29,563 37,747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 43.17% 42.05% 44.45%
Number of salaries quoted 23,597 24,771 31,612
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Sophos as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Sophos in London

Sophos
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Sophos in London

Sophos
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sophos in London over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Sophos in London

Sophos
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the London region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
West London +26 18 £35,500 -29.00% 3
Central London -31 12 £41,500 -7.78% 3
South London +3 6 £41,000 -20.00% 3
East London +7 4 - - 1
Sophos
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 97 (70.29%) Windows
2 83 (60.14%) Microsoft
3 74 (53.62%) Active Directory
4 59 (42.75%) Office 365
5 53 (38.41%) Cisco
6 48 (34.78%) Firewall
6 48 (34.78%) VMware
7 45 (32.61%) VMware Infrastructure
8 40 (28.99%) ITIL
9 38 (27.54%) MS Exchange
10 36 (26.09%) DNS
10 36 (26.09%) Windows Server
11 34 (24.64%) Microsoft Office
12 33 (23.91%) CISSP
13 32 (23.19%) DHCP
13 32 (23.19%) Windows 7
14 31 (22.46%) Cybersecurity
14 31 (22.46%) Citrix
15 30 (21.74%) SQL Server
16 29 (21.01%) Information Security
16 29 (21.01%) SIEM
17 28 (20.29%) Windows Server 2008
17 28 (20.29%) Windows Server 2012
18 27 (19.57%) Linux
19 26 (18.84%) VPN
19 26 (18.84%) SCCM
20 25 (18.12%) Microsoft Certification
21 24 (17.39%) LAN
21 24 (17.39%) CEH
21 24 (17.39%) Skype for Business

Sophos
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 38 (27.54%) MS Exchange
2 24 (17.39%) Skype for Business
3 22 (15.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (14.49%) SharePoint
5 18 (13.04%) Apache
6 12 (8.70%) Apache Spark
7 9 (6.52%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (5.80%) IIS
9 7 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (3.62%) nginx
11 5 (3.62%) Tomcat
12 3 (2.17%) Confluence
12 3 (2.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 34 (24.64%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (7.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 59 (42.75%) Office 365
2 12 (8.70%) OneDrive
3 11 (7.97%) Mimecast
4 8 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.17%) G Suite
6 2 (1.45%) Asana
6 2 (1.45%) Slack
7 1 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (34.78%) Firewall
2 36 (26.09%) DNS
3 32 (23.19%) DHCP
4 26 (18.84%) VPN
5 24 (17.39%) LAN
6 23 (16.67%) WAN
7 16 (11.59%) TCP/IP
8 13 (9.42%) Skype
8 13 (9.42%) VLAN
9 11 (7.97%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (7.97%) Wireless
10 9 (6.52%) MPLS
11 8 (5.80%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (5.07%) VoIP
13 6 (4.35%) Internet
13 6 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
14 5 (3.62%) NetScaler
14 5 (3.62%) Network Security
14 5 (3.62%) OSPF
14 5 (3.62%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (10.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (9.42%) Big Data
5 12 (8.70%) Hadoop
6 11 (7.97%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (5.07%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (2.17%) JIRA
2 1 (0.72%) Metasploit
General
1 16 (11.59%) Finance
2 5 (3.62%) Law
3 3 (2.17%) Marketing
4 2 (1.45%) Advertising
4 2 (1.45%) Automotive
5 1 (0.72%) French Language
5 1 (0.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (28.26%) Analyst
2 26 (18.84%) Security Engineer
3 25 (18.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (13.77%) Support Analyst
5 14 (10.14%) IT Analyst
6 13 (9.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 13 (9.42%) IT Support
7 11 (7.97%) Security Analyst
8 10 (7.25%) Desktop Support
8 10 (7.25%) Support Engineer
9 9 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (6.52%) Information Security Engineer
9 9 (6.52%) SOC Engineer
9 9 (6.52%) Support Specialist
10 8 (5.80%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (5.80%) Infrastructure Manager
10 8 (5.80%) IT Support Analyst
10 8 (5.80%) Service Analyst
11 7 (5.07%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (5.07%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.42%) Elastic Stack
1 13 (9.42%) PCRE
1 13 (9.42%) Regular Expression
2 3 (2.17%) Middleware
3 1 (0.72%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.52%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.80%) Fat Client
3 8 (5.80%) Thin Client
4 7 (5.07%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.62%) iPhone
6 4 (2.90%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.90%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Licensing
7 3 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.17%) Replication
8 1 (0.72%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.72%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.72%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 97 (70.29%) Windows
2 36 (26.09%) Windows Server
3 32 (23.19%) Windows 7
4 28 (20.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (20.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (19.57%) Linux
6 22 (15.94%) Windows 10
7 16 (11.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (10.87%) Mac OS X
9 14 (10.14%) Apple iOS
10 13 (9.42%) Android
11 11 (7.97%) Windows Phone
12 10 (7.25%) Unix
13 5 (3.62%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (2.17%) Mac OS
14 3 (2.17%) Windows 2000
14 3 (2.17%) Windows 8
14 3 (2.17%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.72%) Kali Linux
15 1 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.99%) ITIL
2 31 (22.46%) Cybersecurity
3 29 (21.01%) Information Security
3 29 (21.01%) SIEM
4 23 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 22 (15.94%) Kalman Filter
6 17 (12.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (10.87%) Problem Management
7 15 (10.87%) Web Filtering
8 14 (10.14%) Analytics
9 13 (9.42%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (8.70%) Event Correlation
10 12 (8.70%) Security Operations
11 11 (7.97%) Network Monitoring
12 10 (7.25%) Patch Management
12 10 (7.25%) Use Case
12 10 (7.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 9 (6.52%) ETL
13 9 (6.52%) Migration
14 8 (5.80%) Forensic Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.49%) SQL
2 14 (10.14%) Python
3 13 (9.42%) Bash Shell
3 13 (9.42%) Ruby
4 10 (7.25%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.45%) C
6 1 (0.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 33 (23.91%) CISSP
2 25 (18.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (17.39%) CEH
4 19 (13.77%) MCSE
5 17 (12.32%) SANS
6 15 (10.87%) Degree
7 13 (9.42%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (9.42%) CISM
8 12 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
8 12 (8.70%) GCIH
8 12 (8.70%) OSCP
8 12 (8.70%) SSCP
9 11 (7.97%) CCNA
9 11 (7.97%) GIAC
10 10 (7.25%) CISA
10 10 (7.25%) CompTIA Security+
10 10 (7.25%) CSSLP
11 8 (5.80%) CCA
11 8 (5.80%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (5.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (8.70%) GPG13
3 10 (7.25%) SLA
4 7 (5.07%) GDPR
5 3 (2.17%) QA
6 1 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 74 (53.62%) Active Directory
2 45 (32.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (17.39%) Virtual Servers
4 20 (14.49%) Snort
5 19 (13.77%) XenApp
6 15 (10.87%) Hyper-V
7 13 (9.42%) vSphere
8 12 (8.70%) HDFS
9 5 (3.62%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (3.62%) XenDesktop
10 4 (2.90%) XenServer
11 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.72%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 26 (18.84%) SCCM
2 18 (13.04%) Backup Exec
3 13 (9.42%) Suricata
3 13 (9.42%) WSUS
4 12 (8.70%) SCOM
5 8 (5.80%) ServiceCenter
6 7 (5.07%) NetBackup
6 7 (5.07%) RSA enVision
6 7 (5.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (4.35%) FortiGate
7 6 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (4.35%) QRadar
7 6 (4.35%) vCenter Server
8 5 (3.62%) Nagios
9 3 (2.17%) Fluentd
10 2 (1.45%) Jamf Pro
10 2 (1.45%) Nessus
11 1 (0.72%) Nexpose
11 1 (0.72%) Nmap
11 1 (0.72%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 83 (60.14%) Microsoft
2 53 (38.41%) Cisco
3 48 (34.78%) VMware
4 31 (22.46%) Citrix
5 23 (16.67%) HP
6 21 (15.22%) Avaya
6 21 (15.22%) Symantec
7 20 (14.49%) Palo Alto
8 19 (13.77%) Sourcefire
9 16 (11.59%) CheckPoint
10 15 (10.87%) Fortinet
11 14 (10.14%) Apple
12 13 (9.42%) FireEye
12 13 (9.42%) SAP
13 12 (8.70%) Adobe
13 12 (8.70%) Qualys
13 12 (8.70%) TippingPoint
14 9 (6.52%) CommVault
15 8 (5.80%) Ivanti
15 8 (5.80%) Juniper