Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 683 696 731
Rank change year-on-year +13 +35 +93
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 90 137 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.45% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 68 124 92
London median annual salary £47,750 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.46% -8.89% +28.57%
10th Percentile £31,425 £26,150 £35,075
90th Percentile £67,500 £69,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £44,500 £35,000 £38,640
% change year-on-year +27.14% -9.42% +7.33%

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 26,058 30,154 29,844
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.91% 43.13% 42.17%
Number of salaries quoted 20,348 23,692 25,019
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +29 16 £40,000 -3.61% 2
North London - 4 £52,500 - 1
East London +15 3 £46,500 - 1
West London +3 3 £37,000 +4.23% 1
Sophos
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 63 (70.00%) Windows
2 54 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 54 (60.00%) Office 365
3 51 (56.67%) Active Directory
4 39 (43.33%) Windows Server
5 38 (42.22%) Mimecast
5 38 (42.22%) Firewall
6 34 (37.78%) MS Exchange
6 34 (37.78%) Microsoft Azure
7 32 (35.56%) Cisco
8 27 (30.00%) DHCP
8 27 (30.00%) DNS
8 27 (30.00%) VMware
9 23 (25.56%) Amazon AWS
9 23 (25.56%) PowerShell
10 22 (24.44%) SQL Server
11 21 (23.33%) ITIL
11 21 (23.33%) Windows 7
11 21 (23.33%) SCCM
12 20 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 19 (21.11%) Cybersecurity
13 19 (21.11%) Kalman Filter
13 19 (21.11%) Citrix
14 18 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
15 17 (18.89%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (18.89%) CCNA
15 17 (18.89%) Cisco Certification
15 17 (18.89%) Dell
15 17 (18.89%) McAfee

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 34 (37.78%) MS Exchange
2 18 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (13.33%) IIS
4 8 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (5.56%) Apache
7 3 (3.33%) Apache Spark
7 3 (3.33%) CMS
7 3 (3.33%) Confluence
7 3 (3.33%) Kentico
8 2 (2.22%) CloudStack
8 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.22%) OpenStack
8 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (18.89%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.11%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 54 (60.00%) Office 365
2 38 (42.22%) Mimecast
3 34 (37.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (25.56%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (10.00%) IaaS
6 5 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (5.56%) PaaS
7 4 (4.44%) OpenDNS
8 3 (3.33%) Dropbox
8 3 (3.33%) Slack
9 2 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (42.22%) Firewall
2 27 (30.00%) DHCP
2 27 (30.00%) DNS
3 12 (13.33%) VPN
4 9 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (10.00%) LAN
4 9 (10.00%) WAN
5 8 (8.89%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (7.78%) IP Telephony
6 7 (7.78%) SAN
6 7 (7.78%) Wireless
7 6 (6.67%) BGP
7 6 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (6.67%) OSPF
8 5 (5.56%) iSCSI
8 5 (5.56%) NAS
9 4 (4.44%) BIG-IP
9 4 (4.44%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (4.44%) VPLS
10 3 (3.33%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.67%) Couchbase
3 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (3.33%) Big Data
4 3 (3.33%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) JIRA
1 3 (3.33%) Metasploit
General
1 12 (13.33%) Finance
2 6 (6.67%) Retail
3 5 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.44%) Multimedia
5 3 (3.33%) Marketing
6 2 (2.22%) Advertising
6 2 (2.22%) Games
6 2 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.11%) Automotive
7 1 (1.11%) Electronics
7 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (17.78%) Analyst
2 14 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (15.56%) Security Engineer
3 11 (12.22%) Administrator
4 9 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 9 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (7.78%) IT Analyst
5 7 (7.78%) Service Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) Consultant
6 6 (6.67%) Network Administrator
6 6 (6.67%) Network Manager
6 6 (6.67%) Senior Network Administrator
6 6 (6.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Team Leader
7 5 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.56%) IT Manager
7 5 (5.56%) Security Analyst
7 5 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (2.22%) LDAP
2 2 (2.22%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.89%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.67%) Replication
2 6 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.44%) CLARiiON
4 4 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.33%) FMCG
5 3 (3.33%) NHS
5 3 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (2.22%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.22%) New Media
6 2 (2.22%) Online Games
6 2 (2.22%) PKI
6 2 (2.22%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.22%) User Experience
7 1 (1.11%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 63 (70.00%) Windows
2 39 (43.33%) Windows Server
3 21 (23.33%) Windows 7
4 20 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 14 (15.56%) Linux
7 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (7.78%) Mac OS X
8 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (6.67%) Mac OS
9 6 (6.67%) Ubuntu
10 4 (4.44%) Unix
11 3 (3.33%) Apple iOS
11 3 (3.33%) Kali Linux
12 2 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.33%) ITIL
2 20 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 19 (21.11%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (21.11%) Kalman Filter
4 14 (15.56%) SIEM
5 13 (14.44%) Information Security
6 12 (13.33%) Data Loss Prevention
6 12 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 11 (12.22%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (11.11%) Security Operations
8 10 (11.11%) Web Filtering
9 8 (8.89%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (8.89%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 6 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (6.67%) Migration
10 6 (6.67%) Patch Management
10 6 (6.67%) Proactive Monitoring
10 6 (6.67%) Problem Management
10 6 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.56%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.89%) SQL
3 2 (2.22%) C
3 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (18.89%) CCNA
1 17 (18.89%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (14.44%) CISSP
3 9 (10.00%) GIAC
3 9 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (10.00%) SANS
4 7 (7.78%) CEH
4 7 (7.78%) MCSE
5 5 (5.56%) CCNP
5 5 (5.56%) CompTIA Security+
5 5 (5.56%) SSCP
6 4 (4.44%) GSEC
6 4 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.33%) CCIE
7 3 (3.33%) CCIE Security
7 3 (3.33%) GCIH
7 3 (3.33%) OSCP
8 2 (2.22%) CCA
8 2 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (7.78%) GDPR
3 6 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials
3 6 (6.67%) PCI DSS
4 4 (4.44%) SLA
5 3 (3.33%) GPG13
6 2 (2.22%) COBIT
6 2 (2.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 51 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 17 (18.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (14.44%) Hyper-V
4 10 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (10.00%) XenApp
6 8 (8.89%) vSphere
7 5 (5.56%) Snort
8 3 (3.33%) HDFS
8 3 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (3.33%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.22%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (23.33%) SCCM
2 9 (10.00%) CASB
2 9 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (8.89%) Backup Exec
4 7 (7.78%) WSUS
5 5 (5.56%) QRadar
5 5 (5.56%) SCOM
5 5 (5.56%) Suricata
6 4 (4.44%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (4.44%) SCSM
6 4 (4.44%) ZABBIX
7 3 (3.33%) AirWatch
7 3 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (3.33%) Nagios
7 3 (3.33%) Nmap
8 2 (2.22%) EnCase
8 2 (2.22%) FortiGate
8 2 (2.22%) Nessus
8 2 (2.22%) Nexpose
9 1 (1.11%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 54 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 32 (35.56%) Cisco
3 27 (30.00%) VMware
4 19 (21.11%) Citrix
5 17 (18.89%) Dell
5 17 (18.89%) McAfee
6 16 (17.78%) Forcepoint
7 14 (15.56%) HP
7 14 (15.56%) Symantec
8 13 (14.44%) CheckPoint
9 11 (12.22%) Juniper
10 10 (11.11%) Palo Alto
11 9 (10.00%) Fortinet
12 8 (8.89%) Apple
12 8 (8.89%) Avaya
12 8 (8.89%) SolarWinds
13 6 (6.67%) F5
13 6 (6.67%) NetApp
14 5 (5.56%) ArcSight
14 5 (5.56%) Veritas