Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 717 733 742
Rank change year-on-year +16 +9 +45
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 94 118 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.36% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 75 105 109
London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £26,100 £25,250 £30,340
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £73,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +8.11%

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 28,013 32,746 32,128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.66% 43.34% 42.14%
Number of salaries quoted 22,083 24,794 27,194
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +18 22 £40,000 -3.61% 3
East London -4 4 £47,750 - 1
West London +8 3 £37,000 +4.23% 4
North London - 2 £55,000 - 2
South London -7 1 £26,000 -24.64%
Sophos
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 76 (80.85%) Windows
2 60 (63.83%) Active Directory
3 57 (60.64%) Microsoft
3 57 (60.64%) Office 365
4 47 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 43 (45.74%) MS Exchange
6 40 (42.55%) DNS
7 38 (40.43%) Firewall
8 34 (36.17%) DHCP
8 34 (36.17%) Cisco
9 33 (35.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 33 (35.11%) Mimecast
10 32 (34.04%) Windows 7
11 31 (32.98%) VMware
12 30 (31.91%) SCCM
13 29 (30.85%) Microsoft Azure
14 28 (29.79%) Microsoft Office
14 28 (29.79%) ITIL
15 27 (28.72%) SQL Server
15 27 (28.72%) Citrix
16 26 (27.66%) PowerShell
17 23 (24.47%) Windows 10
18 21 (22.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 20 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2010
20 19 (20.21%) Windows Server 2008
20 19 (20.21%) HP
20 19 (20.21%) Cisco Certification
20 19 (20.21%) VPN
20 19 (20.21%) CCNA
20 19 (20.21%) Cybersecurity

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 43 (45.74%) MS Exchange
2 20 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (11.70%) IIS
4 10 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (10.64%) SharePoint
5 9 (9.57%) Skype for Business
6 7 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (5.32%) Apache
9 3 (3.19%) Apache Spark
10 2 (2.13%) CloudStack
10 2 (2.13%) CMS
10 2 (2.13%) Confluence
10 2 (2.13%) Kentico
10 2 (2.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 28 (29.79%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 57 (60.64%) Office 365
2 33 (35.11%) Mimecast
3 29 (30.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (18.09%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (4.26%) OneDrive
5 4 (4.26%) OpenDNS
6 3 (3.19%) IaaS
7 2 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (2.13%) Dropbox
7 2 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (2.13%) Slack
8 1 (1.06%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 40 (42.55%) DNS
2 38 (40.43%) Firewall
3 34 (36.17%) DHCP
4 19 (20.21%) VPN
5 12 (12.77%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (11.70%) SAN
7 9 (9.57%) LAN
7 9 (9.57%) WAN
8 6 (6.38%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (6.38%) NAS
9 5 (5.32%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (4.26%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (4.26%) iSCSI
10 4 (4.26%) Skype
10 4 (4.26%) SMTP
10 4 (4.26%) VLAN
11 3 (3.19%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (3.19%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (3.19%) Network Security
11 3 (3.19%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (28.72%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.38%) Couchbase
3 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (3.19%) Big Data
4 3 (3.19%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Metasploit
2 2 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 12 (12.77%) Finance
2 7 (7.45%) Marketing
3 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.13%) Advertising
4 2 (2.13%) Games
4 2 (2.13%) Retail
5 1 (1.06%) Automotive
5 1 (1.06%) Back Office
5 1 (1.06%) French Language
5 1 (1.06%) Law
5 1 (1.06%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (25.53%) Analyst
2 16 (17.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (13.83%) Administrator
4 12 (12.77%) Security Engineer
4 12 (12.77%) Service Analyst
5 11 (11.70%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (10.64%) IT Analyst
7 8 (8.51%) IT Engineer
7 8 (8.51%) IT Manager
7 8 (8.51%) Support Engineer
8 7 (7.45%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 7 (7.45%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (7.45%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (6.38%) IT Support
9 6 (6.38%) Network Administrator
9 6 (6.38%) Security Analyst
9 6 (6.38%) Senior Network Administrator
9 6 (6.38%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 5 (5.32%) Consultant
11 4 (4.26%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.19%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (2.13%) LDAP
2 2 (2.13%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.77%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.26%) NHS
3 4 (4.26%) Replication
4 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.19%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.13%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (2.13%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.13%) New Media
5 2 (2.13%) Online Games
5 2 (2.13%) PKI
5 2 (2.13%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.06%) iPad
6 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 76 (80.85%) Windows
2 47 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 33 (35.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (34.04%) Windows 7
5 23 (24.47%) Windows 10
6 19 (20.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (17.02%) Linux
8 9 (9.57%) Mac OS
8 9 (9.57%) Mac OS X
9 6 (6.38%) Ubuntu
9 6 (6.38%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (4.26%) Kali Linux
11 3 (3.19%) Apple iOS
11 3 (3.19%) Unix
12 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.79%) ITIL
2 21 (22.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 19 (20.21%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (19.15%) Kalman Filter
5 14 (14.89%) Information Security
5 14 (14.89%) SIEM
6 11 (11.70%) Data Loss Prevention
6 11 (11.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (10.64%) Patch Management
7 10 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (10.64%) Vulnerability Management
8 9 (9.57%) Security Operations
8 9 (9.57%) Web Filtering
9 8 (8.51%) Asset Management
9 8 (8.51%) PRINCE2
10 7 (7.45%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (6.38%) Analytics
11 6 (6.38%) Data Protection
11 6 (6.38%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (6.38%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (27.66%) PowerShell
2 10 (10.64%) SQL
3 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (20.21%) CCNA
1 19 (20.21%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (18.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (15.96%) MCSE
4 14 (14.89%) CISSP
5 9 (9.57%) GIAC
6 8 (8.51%) CEH
7 7 (7.45%) SANS
7 7 (7.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (6.38%) CCNP
8 6 (6.38%) MCP
9 5 (5.32%) CCA
9 5 (5.32%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (5.32%) GSEC
9 5 (5.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (4.26%) CCIE
10 4 (4.26%) CCIE Security
10 4 (4.26%) CompTIA Security+
10 4 (4.26%) SSCP
11 3 (3.19%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (8.51%) Cyber Essentials
2 8 (8.51%) GDPR
3 7 (7.45%) SLA
4 3 (3.19%) GPG13
4 3 (3.19%) PCI DSS
5 2 (2.13%) COBIT
5 2 (2.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 60 (63.83%) Active Directory
2 18 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (15.96%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (13.83%) XenApp
5 10 (10.64%) vSphere
6 9 (9.57%) Hyper-V
7 6 (6.38%) Snort
7 6 (6.38%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (5.32%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (3.19%) HDFS
10 2 (2.13%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (2.13%) XenDesktop
11 1 (1.06%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 30 (31.91%) SCCM
2 7 (7.45%) Backup Exec
2 7 (7.45%) CASB
2 7 (7.45%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (7.45%) WSUS
3 6 (6.38%) Suricata
4 5 (5.32%) QRadar
5 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 4 (4.26%) Nmap
5 4 (4.26%) ZABBIX
6 3 (3.19%) AirWatch
6 3 (3.19%) EnCase
6 3 (3.19%) Nagios
6 3 (3.19%) Nessus
6 3 (3.19%) Nexpose
6 3 (3.19%) SCOM
6 3 (3.19%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (2.13%) FortiGate
7 2 (2.13%) SCSM
8 1 (1.06%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 57 (60.64%) Microsoft
2 34 (36.17%) Cisco
3 31 (32.98%) VMware
4 27 (28.72%) Citrix
5 19 (20.21%) HP
6 16 (17.02%) Avaya
7 14 (14.89%) Forcepoint
8 13 (13.83%) Dell
8 13 (13.83%) McAfee
8 13 (13.83%) Symantec
9 12 (12.77%) Apple
10 10 (10.64%) CheckPoint
10 10 (10.64%) CommVault
10 10 (10.64%) Juniper
10 10 (10.64%) Palo Alto
11 9 (9.57%) Fortinet
12 7 (7.45%) NetApp
13 6 (6.38%) AlienVault
13 6 (6.38%) NETGEAR
14 5 (5.32%) Veeam