Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 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
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 644 477 609
Rank change year-on-year -167 +132 +101
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 83 51 114
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 0.58% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 77 43 93
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,600 £28,550
25th Percentile £36,250 £31,000 £30,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £46,000 £33,050
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% +39.18% -33.90%
75th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £83,500 £82,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £38,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% +9.29% -19.54%

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 18,766 8,766 20,771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 36.48% 35.81% 40.50%
Number of salaries quoted 12,373 7,056 16,288
10th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £32,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £51,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £99,375 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Sophos in London

Sophos
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Sophos in London.

Salary trend for Sophos in London

Sophos
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Sophos in London over the 6 months to 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -37 13 £60,500 +86.15% 3
West London -73 3 £37,500 +33.26% 1
East London -37 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Sophos
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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 70 (84.34%) Windows
2 58 (69.88%) Microsoft
3 57 (68.67%) Microsoft 365
4 54 (65.06%) Active Directory
5 49 (59.04%) Azure
6 43 (51.81%) Windows Server
7 41 (49.40%) VMware
8 34 (40.96%) Mimecast
9 31 (37.35%) Firewall
10 26 (31.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 25 (30.12%) Cisco
11 25 (30.12%) SQL Server
12 24 (28.92%) Windows 10
13 23 (27.71%) Veeam
14 22 (26.51%) VMware ESXi
14 22 (26.51%) ITIL
14 22 (26.51%) SharePoint
15 21 (25.30%) Microsoft Intune
16 20 (24.10%) Social Skills
17 19 (22.89%) SQL
18 18 (21.69%) DNS
18 18 (21.69%) SAN
18 18 (21.69%) Cybersecurity
18 18 (21.69%) PowerShell
19 17 (20.48%) HP
19 17 (20.48%) DHCP
20 16 (19.28%) VoIP
20 16 (19.28%) Finance
20 16 (19.28%) SCCM
20 16 (19.28%) Problem-Solving

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 22 (26.51%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.43%) IIS
2 7 (8.43%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.23%) JBoss
3 6 (7.23%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.20%) Apache
5 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.82%) SketchUp
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 57 (68.67%) Microsoft 365
2 49 (59.04%) Azure
3 34 (40.96%) Mimecast
4 15 (18.07%) SaaS
5 14 (16.87%) PaaS
6 10 (12.05%) OneDrive
7 9 (10.84%) IaaS
8 8 (9.64%) AWS
8 8 (9.64%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (6.02%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (6.02%) Google Workspace
10 4 (4.82%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (4.82%) Nutanix
10 4 (4.82%) Power Automate
11 2 (2.41%) Rubrik
12 1 (1.20%) GCP
12 1 (1.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 31 (37.35%) Firewall
2 18 (21.69%) DNS
2 18 (21.69%) SAN
3 17 (20.48%) DHCP
4 16 (19.28%) VoIP
5 11 (13.25%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (12.05%) TCP/IP
6 10 (12.05%) VPN
7 9 (10.84%) NAS
7 9 (10.84%) VLAN
7 9 (10.84%) WAN
8 7 (8.43%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (8.43%) SD-WAN
9 5 (6.02%) LAN
9 5 (6.02%) Network Security
10 4 (4.82%) OpenVPN
11 3 (3.61%) Unified Communications
12 2 (2.41%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (2.41%) FTP
12 2 (2.41%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (30.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.41%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.20%) Blockchain
3 1 (1.20%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MSI
2 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.20%) JIRA
2 1 (1.20%) Subversion
General
1 20 (24.10%) Social Skills
2 16 (19.28%) Finance
3 10 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.43%) Back Office
5 4 (4.82%) Law
6 3 (3.61%) Organisational Skills
6 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.41%) Advertising
7 2 (2.41%) Banking
7 2 (2.41%) Legal
8 1 (1.20%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 28 (33.73%) Analyst
2 12 (14.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (13.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 11 (13.25%) Security Engineer
4 10 (12.05%) Support Engineer
5 9 (10.84%) IT Support
5 9 (10.84%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (9.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (9.64%) Agile Developer
6 8 (9.64%) C++ Developer
6 8 (9.64%) C++ Software Developer
6 8 (9.64%) Cybersecurity C++ Software Developer
6 8 (9.64%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 8 (9.64%) Developer
6 8 (9.64%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 8 (9.64%) Python Developer
6 8 (9.64%) Python Engineer
6 8 (9.64%) Python Software Engineer
6 8 (9.64%) Software Engineer
6 8 (9.64%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.23%) Middleware
1 6 (7.23%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.20%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Replication
2 6 (7.23%) SWIFT
2 6 (7.23%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (6.02%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.02%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.02%) Smartphone
4 4 (4.82%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.61%) Clustering
5 3 (3.61%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.41%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (2.41%) User Experience
7 1 (1.20%) BYOD
7 1 (1.20%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.20%) Life Science
7 1 (1.20%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 70 (84.34%) Windows
2 43 (51.81%) Windows Server
3 24 (28.92%) Windows 10
4 13 (15.66%) Windows Server 2016
5 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2019
6 8 (9.64%) Linux
7 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.82%) Debian
9 3 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.61%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.41%) Solaris
10 2 (2.41%) Unix
11 1 (1.20%) Android
11 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.20%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.51%) ITIL
2 18 (21.69%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (19.28%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (15.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 13 (15.66%) Project Management
5 11 (13.25%) ITSM
6 10 (12.05%) Business Continuity
6 10 (12.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (12.05%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (10.84%) Analytics
8 8 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (9.64%) Information Security
8 8 (9.64%) Pair Programming
8 8 (9.64%) Project Delivery
8 8 (9.64%) Project Roadmap
8 8 (9.64%) Secure Coding
8 8 (9.64%) Software Engineering
8 8 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (9.64%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.89%) SQL
2 18 (21.69%) PowerShell
3 8 (9.64%) C++
3 8 (9.64%) Python
4 3 (3.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (18.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (10.84%) Degree
2 9 (10.84%) MCSE
3 7 (8.43%) HP APS
4 3 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.61%) CISM
4 3 (3.61%) CISSP
5 2 (2.41%) CCNA
5 2 (2.41%) MCDST
5 2 (2.41%) MCP
6 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.20%) MCSA
6 1 (1.20%) MOS
6 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.20%) VCP6
6 1 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (8.43%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (4.82%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 3 (3.61%) PCI DSS
5 2 (2.41%) NIST
6 1 (1.20%) GDPR
6 1 (1.20%) NCSC
6 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (65.06%) Active Directory
2 26 (31.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (26.51%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (14.46%) Hyper-V
5 8 (9.64%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (6.02%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (4.82%) BitLocker
8 2 (2.41%) Docker
8 2 (2.41%) vSphere
9 1 (1.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (25.30%) Microsoft Intune
2 16 (19.28%) SCCM
3 7 (8.43%) Backup Exec
4 5 (6.02%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (6.02%) WSUS
5 4 (4.82%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (2.41%) CASB
7 2 (2.41%) FortiGate
7 2 (2.41%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.41%) Nessus
7 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.20%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 1 (1.20%) Ansible
8 1 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (1.20%) Nagios
8 1 (1.20%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.20%) Terraform
8 1 (1.20%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 58 (69.88%) Microsoft
2 41 (49.40%) VMware
3 25 (30.12%) Cisco
4 23 (27.71%) Veeam
5 17 (20.48%) HP
6 15 (18.07%) EqualLogic
7 14 (16.87%) Citrix
7 14 (16.87%) Meraki
8 11 (13.25%) Dell
9 8 (9.64%) Aruba
9 8 (9.64%) Nimble Storage
10 7 (8.43%) Avaya
10 7 (8.43%) ConnectWise
10 7 (8.43%) ProCurve
10 7 (8.43%) ServiceNow
11 6 (7.23%) McAfee
11 6 (7.23%) Zscaler
12 5 (6.02%) arcserve
12 5 (6.02%) Forcepoint
12 5 (6.02%) Symantec