Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 727 762 779
Rank change year-on-year +35 +17 +1
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 82 95 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.29% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 69 87 105
London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £23,750 £25,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £38,875 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.07% -7.50% +6.67%

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 28,497 32,620 33,206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.93% 43.78% 42.07%
Number of salaries quoted 22,271 24,639 28,138
London median annual salary £58,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.36% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £83,750
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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -25 22 £28,000 -36.16% 3
East London -2 4 £40,750 - 4
West London +14 3 £37,000 +13.85% 3
South London +8 1 £26,000 +10.64%
North London - 1 £50,000 - 1
Sophos
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 68 (82.93%) Windows
2 48 (58.54%) Microsoft
3 43 (52.44%) Active Directory
4 40 (48.78%) Office 365
5 35 (42.68%) Windows Server
6 34 (41.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (39.02%) DNS
8 31 (37.80%) Firewall
9 28 (34.15%) MS Exchange
9 28 (34.15%) Cisco
9 28 (34.15%) Windows 7
10 25 (30.49%) SIEM
10 25 (30.49%) CISSP
10 25 (30.49%) Cybersecurity
11 24 (29.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 23 (28.05%) DHCP
13 22 (26.83%) Microsoft Office
13 22 (26.83%) Windows 10
14 21 (25.61%) Information Security
14 21 (25.61%) Microsoft Azure
14 21 (25.61%) Windows Server 2008
15 20 (24.39%) SCCM
16 19 (23.17%) VMware
16 19 (23.17%) Citrix
17 18 (21.95%) Linux
18 17 (20.73%) ITIL
18 17 (20.73%) Microsoft Certification
19 16 (19.51%) SQL Server
19 16 (19.51%) MCSE
19 16 (19.51%) CEH

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 28 (34.15%) MS Exchange
2 13 (15.85%) Apache
3 12 (14.63%) SharePoint
4 11 (13.41%) Apache Spark
5 10 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (10.98%) Skype for Business
7 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (4.88%) IIS
9 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (2.44%) CloudStack
10 2 (2.44%) Confluence
10 2 (2.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 22 (26.83%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Misys Opics
Cloud Services
1 40 (48.78%) Office 365
2 21 (25.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (18.29%) Mimecast
4 7 (8.54%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (7.32%) OneDrive
6 2 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.44%) Dropbox
6 2 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.44%) IaaS
6 2 (2.44%) Slack
7 1 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.22%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 32 (39.02%) DNS
2 31 (37.80%) Firewall
3 23 (28.05%) DHCP
4 11 (13.41%) Network Security
4 11 (13.41%) Sourcefire
4 11 (13.41%) VPN
5 8 (9.76%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (9.76%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (8.54%) Remote Desktop
6 7 (8.54%) SAN
7 6 (7.32%) Skype
7 6 (7.32%) SMTP
7 6 (7.32%) VLAN
8 5 (6.10%) LAN
8 5 (6.10%) WAN
9 4 (4.88%) BGP
9 4 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (4.88%) OSPF
10 3 (3.66%) EIGRP
10 3 (3.66%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.41%) Big Data
2 11 (13.41%) Hadoop
3 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.22%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Metasploit
2 2 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 7 (8.54%) Marketing
2 6 (7.32%) Finance
3 5 (6.10%) Legal
4 2 (2.44%) Back Office
4 2 (2.44%) Games
4 2 (2.44%) Retail
4 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.22%) Banking
5 1 (1.22%) French Language
5 1 (1.22%) Law
5 1 (1.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 22 (26.83%) Analyst
2 20 (24.39%) Security Engineer
3 10 (12.20%) IT Analyst
4 9 (10.98%) IT Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) IT Support
5 8 (9.76%) Service Analyst
6 7 (8.54%) Administrator
6 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (7.32%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) Support Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.10%) IT Security Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Security Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) Senior IT Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Senior Security Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.41%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (2.44%) LDAP
2 2 (2.44%) SAML
3 1 (1.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) Security Operations Centre
2 7 (8.54%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.66%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.66%) Replication
4 3 (3.66%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.44%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.44%) New Media
5 2 (2.44%) NHS
5 2 (2.44%) Online Games
5 2 (2.44%) PKI
5 2 (2.44%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.22%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.22%) iPad
6 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.22%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 68 (82.93%) Windows
2 35 (42.68%) Windows Server
3 34 (41.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (34.15%) Windows 7
5 22 (26.83%) Windows 10
6 21 (25.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (21.95%) Linux
8 9 (10.98%) Mac OS
9 6 (7.32%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (4.88%) Mac OS X
10 4 (4.88%) Unix
11 3 (3.66%) Kali Linux
11 3 (3.66%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.49%) Cybersecurity
1 25 (30.49%) SIEM
2 21 (25.61%) Information Security
3 17 (20.73%) ITIL
4 15 (18.29%) Security Operations
5 14 (17.07%) Analytics
6 11 (13.41%) Artificial Intelligence
6 11 (13.41%) Computer Forensics
6 11 (13.41%) Cyber Intelligence
6 11 (13.41%) Event Correlation
6 11 (13.41%) Identity Access Management
6 11 (13.41%) Machine Learning
6 11 (13.41%) Malware Analysis
6 11 (13.41%) Problem Management
6 11 (13.41%) Risk Management
6 11 (13.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 10 (12.20%) Asset Management
8 9 (10.98%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.29%) PowerShell
2 9 (10.98%) SQL
3 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (30.49%) CISSP
2 17 (20.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (19.51%) CEH
3 16 (19.51%) MCSE
4 11 (13.41%) GCIH
4 11 (13.41%) OSCP
5 10 (12.20%) CCNA
5 10 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (10.98%) CISA
6 9 (10.98%) CISM
6 9 (10.98%) GIAC
7 8 (9.76%) MCP
8 5 (6.10%) GSEC
9 4 (4.88%) CCNP
9 4 (4.88%) CompTIA Security+
9 4 (4.88%) CSSLP
9 4 (4.88%) SANS
9 4 (4.88%) SSCP
9 4 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (3.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (29.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (14.63%) Cyber Essentials
3 11 (13.41%) GPG13
4 10 (12.20%) GDPR
5 7 (8.54%) SLA
6 1 (1.22%) COBIT
6 1 (1.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (52.44%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.07%) Snort
3 12 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (13.41%) HDFS
5 10 (12.20%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (10.98%) XenApp
7 7 (8.54%) Hyper-V
8 6 (7.32%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (7.32%) vSphere
9 2 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 20 (24.39%) SCCM
2 14 (17.07%) Suricata
3 11 (13.41%) QRadar
4 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 5 (6.10%) Backup Exec
6 4 (4.88%) WSUS
7 3 (3.66%) EnCase
7 3 (3.66%) FortiGate
7 3 (3.66%) Nessus
7 3 (3.66%) Nexpose
7 3 (3.66%) Nmap
8 2 (2.44%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (1.22%) AirWatch
9 1 (1.22%) Nagios
9 1 (1.22%) Puppet
9 1 (1.22%) Terraform
9 1 (1.22%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 48 (58.54%) Microsoft
2 28 (34.15%) Cisco
3 19 (23.17%) Citrix
3 19 (23.17%) VMware
4 14 (17.07%) AlienVault
4 14 (17.07%) Avaya
5 13 (15.85%) Fortinet
5 13 (15.85%) HP
5 13 (15.85%) Palo Alto
6 12 (14.63%) LogRhythm
7 11 (13.41%) ArcSight
7 11 (13.41%) FireEye
7 11 (13.41%) Splunk
7 11 (13.41%) TippingPoint
8 10 (12.20%) Apple
9 9 (10.98%) CommVault
10 8 (9.76%) Symantec
11 7 (8.54%) NETGEAR
12 6 (7.32%) Adobe
12 6 (7.32%) Dell