Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 728 725 787
Rank change year-on-year -3 +62 -14
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 116 120 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.38% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 103 108 120
London median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +28.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £25,250 £30,298 £21,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £73,250 £58,250
England median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +12.78%

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 32471 31928 39818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 43.28% 42.03% 44.61%
Number of salaries quoted 24570 27003 33195
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 18 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +27 18 £35,500 -29.00% 3
Central London -6 13 £42,000 +5.00% 3
South London +7 4 £34,500 +1.47% 1
East London +6 4 - -
Sophos
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 81 (69.83%) Windows
2 65 (56.03%) Active Directory
3 60 (51.72%) Microsoft
4 51 (43.97%) Cisco
5 50 (43.10%) Office 365
6 45 (38.79%) VMware
7 43 (37.07%) Firewall
8 41 (35.34%) VMware Infrastructure
9 39 (33.62%) ITIL
10 37 (31.90%) DNS
11 32 (27.59%) DHCP
11 32 (27.59%) Windows Server
12 31 (26.72%) Windows 7
13 28 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
13 28 (24.14%) Windows 10
14 27 (23.28%) SQL Server
15 26 (22.41%) MS Exchange
15 26 (22.41%) Windows Server 2012
16 24 (20.69%) Linux
16 24 (20.69%) Citrix
16 24 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
17 22 (18.97%) VPN
18 21 (18.10%) CEH
19 20 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
19 20 (17.24%) SQL
19 20 (17.24%) LAN
19 20 (17.24%) SIEM
19 20 (17.24%) Virtual Servers
20 19 (16.38%) SQL Server 2008
20 19 (16.38%) WAN

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 26 (22.41%) MS Exchange
2 17 (14.66%) Skype for Business
3 15 (12.93%) SharePoint
4 13 (11.21%) Apache
5 10 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (6.03%) Apache Spark
8 6 (5.17%) IIS
9 5 (4.31%) Confluence
9 5 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (4.31%) IBM Notes
9 5 (4.31%) nginx
9 5 (4.31%) Tomcat
10 4 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (2.59%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (7.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 50 (43.10%) Office 365
2 12 (10.34%) Mimecast
3 11 (9.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (8.62%) G Suite
4 10 (8.62%) OneDrive
5 5 (4.31%) Slack
6 4 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (1.72%) Asana
8 2 (1.72%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 43 (37.07%) Firewall
2 37 (31.90%) DNS
3 32 (27.59%) DHCP
4 22 (18.97%) VPN
5 20 (17.24%) LAN
6 19 (16.38%) WAN
7 13 (11.21%) Wireless
8 12 (10.34%) Internet
8 12 (10.34%) Skype
8 12 (10.34%) TCP/IP
9 11 (9.48%) MPLS
9 11 (9.48%) VLAN
10 10 (8.62%) Network Security
11 9 (7.76%) OSPF
12 7 (6.03%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (5.17%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (5.17%) Remote Desktop
14 5 (4.31%) BGP
14 5 (4.31%) EIGRP
14 5 (4.31%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.28%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (12.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (6.90%) Big Data
5 7 (6.03%) Hadoop
5 7 (6.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Metasploit
2 4 (3.45%) JIRA
3 1 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (9.48%) Finance
2 7 (6.03%) Law
3 3 (2.59%) Legal
3 3 (2.59%) Marketing
4 2 (1.72%) Advertising
4 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.86%) French Language
5 1 (0.86%) Games
5 1 (0.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (29.31%) Analyst
2 19 (16.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (12.93%) IT Support
3 15 (12.93%) Support Analyst
4 12 (10.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 11 (9.48%) Security Analyst
5 11 (9.48%) Security Engineer
5 11 (9.48%) Support Engineer
6 10 (8.62%) Desktop Support
7 9 (7.76%) IT Analyst
7 9 (7.76%) Service Analyst
7 9 (7.76%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (6.90%) Support Specialist
9 7 (6.03%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) Infrastructure Manager
9 7 (6.03%) IT Support Analyst
9 7 (6.03%) Support Technician
10 6 (5.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.03%) Elastic Stack
1 7 (6.03%) PCRE
1 7 (6.03%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.72%) Middleware
3 1 (0.86%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.76%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.90%) Fat Client
2 8 (6.90%) Thin Client
3 7 (6.03%) Driving Licence
3 7 (6.03%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.31%) iPhone
5 4 (3.45%) BYOD
5 4 (3.45%) iPad
6 3 (2.59%) Replication
7 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Licensing
8 1 (0.86%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.86%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.86%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.86%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 81 (69.83%) Windows
2 32 (27.59%) Windows Server
3 31 (26.72%) Windows 7
4 28 (24.14%) Windows 10
4 28 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (22.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (20.69%) Linux
7 18 (15.52%) Apple iOS
8 17 (14.66%) Mac OS X
9 12 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (8.62%) Android
11 9 (7.76%) Windows Phone
12 7 (6.03%) Kali Linux
13 6 (5.17%) Mac OS
14 5 (4.31%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (2.59%) Windows 2000
15 3 (2.59%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.62%) ITIL
2 20 (17.24%) SIEM
3 18 (15.52%) Information Security
3 18 (15.52%) Kalman Filter
4 17 (14.66%) Problem Management
5 16 (13.79%) Cybersecurity
5 16 (13.79%) Incident Management
6 15 (12.93%) Analytics
7 13 (11.21%) Vulnerability Management
8 12 (10.34%) Web Filtering
9 11 (9.48%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (9.48%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (8.62%) Forensic Analysis
11 9 (7.76%) Patch Management
12 7 (6.03%) Event Correlation
12 7 (6.03%) Migration
12 7 (6.03%) Network Monitoring
12 7 (6.03%) Open Source
12 7 (6.03%) PRINCE2
13 6 (5.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.24%) SQL
2 16 (13.79%) PowerShell
3 10 (8.62%) Python
4 7 (6.03%) Bash Shell
4 7 (6.03%) Ruby
5 2 (1.72%) C
5 2 (1.72%) VB
6 1 (0.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (18.10%) CEH
3 15 (12.93%) CISSP
3 15 (12.93%) MCSE
4 13 (11.21%) Degree
5 12 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (8.62%) CCNA
6 10 (8.62%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (6.90%) GIAC
8 7 (6.03%) GCIH
8 7 (6.03%) GSEC
8 7 (6.03%) MCSA
8 7 (6.03%) OSCP
9 6 (5.17%) CCA
9 6 (5.17%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (4.31%) Linux+ Certification
11 4 (3.45%) CISM
11 4 (3.45%) MCDST
11 4 (3.45%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (10.34%) SLA
2 7 (6.03%) GPG13
3 5 (4.31%) GDPR
4 3 (2.59%) QA
5 1 (0.86%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 65 (56.03%) Active Directory
2 41 (35.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (17.24%) Virtual Servers
4 17 (14.66%) Snort
4 17 (14.66%) XenApp
5 13 (11.21%) Hyper-V
5 13 (11.21%) vSphere
6 7 (6.03%) HDFS
7 5 (4.31%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (4.31%) XenDesktop
8 4 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (3.45%) XenServer
9 1 (0.86%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.86%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (15.52%) SCCM
2 14 (12.07%) Backup Exec
2 14 (12.07%) Suricata
3 9 (7.76%) WSUS
4 8 (6.90%) Nessus
4 8 (6.90%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (6.90%) SCOM
5 7 (6.03%) EnCase
5 7 (6.03%) NetBackup
5 7 (6.03%) Nexpose
5 7 (6.03%) Nmap
6 5 (4.31%) FortiGate
6 5 (4.31%) Nagios
6 5 (4.31%) QRadar
7 3 (2.59%) RSA enVision
7 3 (2.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (1.72%) Fluentd
8 2 (1.72%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (1.72%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.86%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 60 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 51 (43.97%) Cisco
3 45 (38.79%) VMware
4 24 (20.69%) Citrix
5 19 (16.38%) Symantec
6 17 (14.66%) Avaya
7 16 (13.79%) Palo Alto
8 14 (12.07%) Apple
8 14 (12.07%) CheckPoint
8 14 (12.07%) Qualys
9 12 (10.34%) Adobe
9 12 (10.34%) AlienVault
9 12 (10.34%) LogRhythm
10 11 (9.48%) Juniper
11 10 (8.62%) Sourcefire
12 9 (7.76%) Fortinet
12 9 (7.76%) HP
13 8 (6.90%) IBM
13 8 (6.90%) Veeam
14 7 (6.03%) TippingPoint