Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 744 759 799
Rank change year-on-year +15 +40 -24
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 87 82 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.26% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 79 77 100
London median annual salary £45,000 £42,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +6.88% -
10th Percentile £24,600 £26,700 £25,675
90th Percentile £56,250 £72,500 £58,000
England median annual salary £35,000 £33,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.48% -16.25% +14.29%

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 30,244 32,135 35,681
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 42.54% 43.91% 42.92%
Number of salaries quoted 23,502 25,140 30,227
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +3.26% +2.22%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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
Central London -24 16 £24,500 -43.68% 4
East London +6 6 £35,000 -6.67% 4
West London - 3 £44,000 -
South London -4 2 £36,750 -8.70%
North London - 1 £50,000 -
Sophos
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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 67 (77.01%) Windows
2 53 (60.92%) Microsoft
3 47 (54.02%) Active Directory
4 38 (43.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (41.38%) Firewall
6 34 (39.08%) Cisco
6 34 (39.08%) Office 365
7 31 (35.63%) Windows Server
8 30 (34.48%) DNS
8 30 (34.48%) CISSP
8 30 (34.48%) SIEM
9 27 (31.03%) Cybersecurity
10 26 (29.89%) Windows 7
10 26 (29.89%) Information Security
11 25 (28.74%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (27.59%) Microsoft Office
13 22 (25.29%) VMware
14 21 (24.14%) MS Exchange
14 21 (24.14%) SCCM
14 21 (24.14%) Windows 10
15 20 (22.99%) ITIL
16 19 (21.84%) DHCP
16 19 (21.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 18 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
17 18 (20.69%) Avaya
18 17 (19.54%) HP
18 17 (19.54%) Citrix
18 17 (19.54%) VPN
18 17 (19.54%) Linux
18 17 (19.54%) MCSE

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 21 (24.14%) MS Exchange
2 16 (18.39%) SharePoint
3 13 (14.94%) Skype for Business
4 10 (11.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (9.20%) Apache
5 8 (9.20%) Apache Spark
6 6 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 24 (27.59%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Misys Opics
Cloud Services
1 34 (39.08%) Office 365
2 17 (19.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (8.05%) Mimecast
3 7 (8.05%) OneDrive
4 3 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.15%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 36 (41.38%) Firewall
2 30 (34.48%) DNS
3 19 (21.84%) DHCP
4 17 (19.54%) VPN
5 13 (14.94%) Intrusion Detection
6 12 (13.79%) Network Security
7 11 (12.64%) Sourcefire
8 8 (9.20%) Skype
9 7 (8.05%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (6.90%) LAN
10 6 (6.90%) SMTP
10 6 (6.90%) TCP/IP
10 6 (6.90%) VLAN
10 6 (6.90%) WAN
11 5 (5.75%) SAN
11 5 (5.75%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (4.60%) VoIP
13 2 (2.30%) BGP
13 2 (2.30%) Intranet
13 2 (2.30%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.20%) Big Data
2 8 (9.20%) Hadoop
3 7 (8.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (2.30%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (10.34%) Legal
2 6 (6.90%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Marketing
3 2 (2.30%) Back Office
3 2 (2.30%) Law
3 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.15%) Banking
4 1 (1.15%) French Language
4 1 (1.15%) Retail
4 1 (1.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 29 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 25 (28.74%) Analyst
3 13 (14.94%) IT Engineer
4 11 (12.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (11.49%) Support Engineer
6 9 (10.34%) IT Security Engineer
6 9 (10.34%) Senior IT Engineer
6 9 (10.34%) Senior Security Engineer
6 9 (10.34%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 9 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (9.20%) IT Support
8 7 (8.05%) Service Analyst
8 7 (8.05%) Support Analyst
9 6 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (6.90%) IT Analyst
10 4 (4.60%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 4 (4.60%) Information Security Engineer
10 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (4.60%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.60%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.20%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.49%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.20%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.20%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.45%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.45%) Replication
5 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.30%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.30%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.15%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.15%) NHS
6 1 (1.15%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 67 (77.01%) Windows
2 38 (43.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 31 (35.63%) Windows Server
4 26 (29.89%) Windows 7
5 25 (28.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (24.14%) Windows 10
7 17 (19.54%) Linux
8 8 (9.20%) Unix
9 7 (8.05%) Mac OS
10 6 (6.90%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (4.60%) Mac OS X
12 3 (3.45%) Windows XP
13 2 (2.30%) Android
13 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
14 1 (1.15%) Kali Linux
14 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
14 1 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (1.15%) Windows Phone
14 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.48%) SIEM
2 27 (31.03%) Cybersecurity
3 26 (29.89%) Information Security
4 20 (22.99%) ITIL
5 16 (18.39%) Security Operations
6 12 (13.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 11 (12.64%) Data Protection
7 11 (12.64%) Problem Management
8 9 (10.34%) Analytics
8 9 (10.34%) Data Privacy
8 9 (10.34%) Information Management
8 9 (10.34%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 9 (10.34%) Security Monitoring
9 8 (9.20%) Artificial Intelligence
9 8 (9.20%) Cyber Intelligence
9 8 (9.20%) Event Correlation
9 8 (9.20%) Identity Access Management
9 8 (9.20%) Machine Learning
9 8 (9.20%) Malware Analysis
9 8 (9.20%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.64%) SQL
2 6 (6.90%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 30 (34.48%) CISSP
2 18 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (19.54%) CISA
3 17 (19.54%) CISM
3 17 (19.54%) MCSE
4 12 (13.79%) CEH
5 11 (12.64%) MCP
5 11 (12.64%) SANS
6 9 (10.34%) CCNA
6 9 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (10.34%) GIAC
7 8 (9.20%) CompTIA Security+
7 8 (9.20%) CSSLP
7 8 (9.20%) GCIH
7 8 (9.20%) OSCP
7 8 (9.20%) SSCP
8 6 (6.90%) Degree
9 5 (5.75%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (4.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (4.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (21.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (13.79%) Cyber Essentials
2 12 (13.79%) GDPR
3 11 (12.64%) SLA
4 8 (9.20%) GPG13
5 1 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (1.15%) ISO 22301
5 1 (1.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 47 (54.02%) Active Directory
2 15 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (13.79%) Hyper-V
3 12 (13.79%) Snort
4 9 (10.34%) XenApp
5 8 (9.20%) HDFS
5 8 (9.20%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (8.05%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (3.45%) vSphere
8 2 (2.30%) ProxySG
8 2 (2.30%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.15%) BitLocker
9 1 (1.15%) NFS
Systems Management
1 21 (24.14%) SCCM
2 9 (10.34%) Suricata
3 8 (9.20%) QRadar
4 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 5 (5.75%) SCOM
6 4 (4.60%) WSUS
7 3 (3.45%) FortiGate
7 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (3.45%) RSA enVision
7 3 (3.45%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (2.30%) Backup Exec
8 2 (2.30%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (2.30%) SCVMM
9 1 (1.15%) AirWatch
9 1 (1.15%) CASB
9 1 (1.15%) EnCase
9 1 (1.15%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (1.15%) Puppet
9 1 (1.15%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 53 (60.92%) Microsoft
2 34 (39.08%) Cisco
3 22 (25.29%) VMware
4 18 (20.69%) Avaya
5 17 (19.54%) Citrix
5 17 (19.54%) HP
6 11 (12.64%) Palo Alto
7 9 (10.34%) AlienVault
7 9 (10.34%) CommVault
7 9 (10.34%) Fortinet
7 9 (10.34%) LogRhythm
7 9 (10.34%) Symantec
8 8 (9.20%) ArcSight
8 8 (9.20%) FireEye
8 8 (9.20%) Splunk
8 8 (9.20%) TippingPoint
9 7 (8.05%) Adobe
9 7 (8.05%) Apple
9 7 (8.05%) Dell
9 7 (8.05%) NETGEAR