Period
to 9 December 2019

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 9 December 2019 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
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 610 700 734
Rank change year-on-year +90 +34 +11
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 120 95 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% 0.34% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 89 78 113
London median annual salary £33,050 £47,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.68% +14.63% -17.59%
10th Percentile £27,400 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £68,500 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -17.65% +21.43% -12.50%

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 22,317 27,740 32,024
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.44% 41.96% 43.35%
Number of salaries quoted 17,394 21,850 24,406
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 9 December 2019.

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 9 December 2019. 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
Central London +33 27 £31,250 -16.67%
West London +24 12 £31,000 -16.22% 3
East London +24 7 £34,750 -25.27%
Sophos
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 99 (82.50%) Windows
2 91 (75.83%) Office 365
3 80 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 74 (61.67%) Active Directory
5 63 (52.50%) VMware
6 62 (51.67%) Cisco
7 59 (49.17%) Azure
8 55 (45.83%) Windows 10
9 54 (45.00%) Windows Server
10 50 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 43 (35.83%) Microsoft Office
12 40 (33.33%) SCCM
13 39 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
14 38 (31.67%) Windows 7
14 38 (31.67%) DNS
15 34 (28.33%) Firewall
16 33 (27.50%) MS Exchange
17 32 (26.67%) SQL Server
17 32 (26.67%) Citrix
17 32 (26.67%) Backup Exec
17 32 (26.67%) AWS
18 31 (25.83%) DHCP
19 29 (24.17%) VMware ESXi
20 28 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
20 28 (23.33%) SQL
21 27 (22.50%) SAN
22 26 (21.67%) HP
22 26 (21.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 25 (20.83%) Veeam
24 22 (18.33%) 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 33 (27.50%) MS Exchange
2 22 (18.33%) Skype for Business
3 13 (10.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (8.33%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.33%) IIS
7 3 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.83%) Confluence
9 1 (0.83%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (35.83%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 91 (75.83%) Office 365
2 59 (49.17%) Azure
3 32 (26.67%) AWS
4 15 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (10.00%) PaaS
5 12 (10.00%) SaaS
6 6 (5.00%) OneDrive
7 5 (4.17%) IaaS
8 4 (3.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 38 (31.67%) DNS
2 34 (28.33%) Firewall
3 31 (25.83%) DHCP
4 27 (22.50%) SAN
5 22 (18.33%) Skype
6 19 (15.83%) Cisco IOS
7 16 (13.33%) VPN
8 13 (10.83%) NetScaler
8 13 (10.83%) VoIP
9 12 (10.00%) Wireless
10 10 (8.33%) LAN
10 10 (8.33%) WAN
11 9 (7.50%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (7.50%) iSCSI
11 9 (7.50%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (6.67%) BGP
12 8 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (6.67%) OSPF
13 7 (5.83%) Network Security
14 5 (4.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (17.50%) JIRA
General
1 12 (10.00%) Back Office
2 11 (9.17%) Law
3 3 (2.50%) Banking
3 3 (2.50%) Finance
3 3 (2.50%) Legal
3 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.83%) Housing Association
4 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (19.17%) IT Support
2 20 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (15.83%) Support Engineer
4 17 (14.17%) Analyst
5 16 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 16 (13.33%) Administrator
5 16 (13.33%) IT Engineer
6 15 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
6 15 (12.50%) Infrastructure Services Manager
6 15 (12.50%) Service Manager
7 12 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 11 (9.17%) IT Support Engineer
9 9 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (5.83%) Service Desk Engineer
11 6 (5.00%) IT Administrator
11 6 (5.00%) IT Analyst
11 6 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
11 6 (5.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 5 (4.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.50%) .NET
1 3 (2.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.33%) Replication
1 10 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.83%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.67%) CCTV
5 2 (1.67%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.67%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.67%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.67%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.67%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.83%) iPad
6 1 (0.83%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 99 (82.50%) Windows
2 55 (45.83%) Windows 10
3 54 (45.00%) Windows Server
4 50 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (31.67%) Windows 7
6 28 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (8.33%) Mac OS
8 8 (6.67%) Linux
8 8 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (5.00%) Android
10 4 (3.33%) Apple iOS
10 4 (3.33%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 21 (17.50%) Patch Management
2 21 (17.50%) Project Management
3 16 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 15 (12.50%) Strategic Roadmap
5 14 (11.67%) CRM
5 14 (11.67%) Network Monitoring
6 12 (10.00%) ERP
6 12 (10.00%) ITIL
7 11 (9.17%) Virtual Environments
8 9 (7.50%) Change Management
8 9 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (5.83%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (5.83%) Infrastructure Transformation
9 7 (5.83%) Investment Management
9 7 (5.83%) ITIL V3
9 7 (5.83%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (5.83%) Service Management
10 6 (5.00%) High Availability
11 5 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.33%) SQL
2 22 (18.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (10.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (7.50%) MCP
3 8 (6.67%) MCSA
4 4 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.50%) CCNA
6 1 (0.83%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.83%) CCNP
6 1 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.83%) Degree
6 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.83%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.67%) SLA
2 6 (5.00%) GDPR
3 5 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.50%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (2.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 74 (61.67%) Active Directory
2 39 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (24.17%) VMware ESXi
4 21 (17.50%) XenDesktop
5 17 (14.17%) Hyper-V
6 7 (5.83%) vSphere
6 7 (5.83%) XenApp
7 6 (5.00%) Firmware
7 6 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 40 (33.33%) SCCM
2 32 (26.67%) Backup Exec
3 22 (18.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 17 (14.17%) Jamf Pro
5 8 (6.67%) WhatsUp Gold
6 7 (5.83%) Cisco CUCM
6 7 (5.83%) WSUS
7 6 (5.00%) FortiGate
8 4 (3.33%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.83%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 80 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 63 (52.50%) VMware
3 62 (51.67%) Cisco
4 32 (26.67%) Citrix
5 26 (21.67%) HP
6 25 (20.83%) Veeam
7 22 (18.33%) Avaya
8 20 (16.67%) Sun
9 18 (15.00%) Meraki
10 16 (13.33%) CheckPoint
10 16 (13.33%) NetApp
11 12 (10.00%) EqualLogic
11 12 (10.00%) Nimble Storage
11 12 (10.00%) ProCurve
12 10 (8.33%) McAfee
12 10 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (7.50%) Polycom
14 7 (5.83%) Ivanti
14 7 (5.83%) Shavlik
15 6 (5.00%) Zoho