Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 705 742 835
Rank change year-on-year +37 +93 -53
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 127 69 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.100% 0.089%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.23% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 121 65 66
London median annual salary £50,000 £42,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.96% +6.88% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,500 £29,300 £25,375
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £57,125
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +21.21%

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 30,559 29,751 36,992
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 43.66% 43.11% 44.07%
Number of salaries quoted 24,300 24,487 31,144
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +3.77% +0.95%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -31 12 £45,000 +5.88% 2
West London +16 8 £44,000 -12.00% 2
South London -10 5 £41,000 +1.86% 1
East London +9 3 £35,000 +3.70%
North London 0 1 £50,000 -13.04%
Sophos
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 86 (67.72%) Windows
2 74 (58.27%) Microsoft
3 57 (44.88%) Active Directory
4 49 (38.58%) Firewall
5 47 (37.01%) CISSP
6 44 (34.65%) SIEM
7 43 (33.86%) Cybersecurity
7 43 (33.86%) Cisco
8 42 (33.07%) Office 365
9 40 (31.50%) Information Security
10 37 (29.13%) VMware
11 32 (25.20%) MS Exchange
11 32 (25.20%) VMware Infrastructure
12 31 (24.41%) Linux
13 30 (23.62%) Windows Server
14 27 (21.26%) Microsoft Office
15 26 (20.47%) HP
16 25 (19.69%) CEH
16 25 (19.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 25 (19.69%) Palo Alto
17 24 (18.90%) Sourcefire
17 24 (18.90%) Snort
17 24 (18.90%) SCCM
17 24 (18.90%) Citrix
17 24 (18.90%) ITIL
18 23 (18.11%) CISA
18 23 (18.11%) CISM
18 23 (18.11%) Windows Server 2008
18 23 (18.11%) SANS
19 22 (17.32%) Exchange Server 2010

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 32 (25.20%) MS Exchange
2 22 (17.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (15.75%) SharePoint
4 18 (14.17%) Apache
5 17 (13.39%) Skype for Business
6 16 (12.60%) Apache Spark
7 9 (7.09%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (3.15%) IIS
10 3 (2.36%) Confluence
11 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (1.57%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.57%) nginx
11 2 (1.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (21.26%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Misys Opics
Cloud Services
1 42 (33.07%) Office 365
2 14 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.72%) OneDrive
4 5 (3.94%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (3.94%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (38.58%) Firewall
2 24 (18.90%) Sourcefire
3 21 (16.54%) DNS
3 21 (16.54%) VPN
4 19 (14.96%) DHCP
5 16 (12.60%) Intrusion Detection
6 14 (11.02%) TCP/IP
7 11 (8.66%) Network Security
8 10 (7.87%) LAN
8 10 (7.87%) WAN
9 8 (6.30%) VoIP
10 7 (5.51%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (5.51%) Skype
11 4 (3.15%) Internet
11 4 (3.15%) VLAN
11 4 (3.15%) Wireless
12 2 (1.57%) IP Telephony
12 2 (1.57%) Reverse Proxy
12 2 (1.57%) SMTP
12 2 (1.57%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.96%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.39%) Big Data
3 16 (12.60%) Hadoop
4 9 (7.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (6.30%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (2.36%) JIRA
General
1 15 (11.81%) Finance
2 8 (6.30%) Legal
3 2 (1.57%) Automotive
4 1 (0.79%) Back Office
4 1 (0.79%) Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Law
4 1 (0.79%) Marketing
4 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (33.86%) Security Engineer
2 33 (25.98%) Analyst
3 19 (14.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (9.45%) IT Engineer
5 11 (8.66%) Support Analyst
5 11 (8.66%) Support Engineer
6 10 (7.87%) Information Security Engineer
6 10 (7.87%) Senior Security Engineer
7 9 (7.09%) Security Analyst
7 9 (7.09%) SOC Engineer
7 9 (7.09%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (6.30%) IT Analyst
8 8 (6.30%) IT Security Engineer
8 8 (6.30%) Senior IT Engineer
8 8 (6.30%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 8 (6.30%) Support Specialist
9 7 (5.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 7 (5.51%) Integration Engineer
10 6 (4.72%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
10 6 (4.72%) Hyper-V Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.39%) Elastic Stack
2 13 (10.24%) PCRE
2 13 (10.24%) Regular Expression
3 3 (2.36%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.66%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.87%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.09%) Management Information System
4 8 (6.30%) Fat Client
4 8 (6.30%) Thin Client
5 7 (5.51%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (3.15%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Licensing
6 4 (3.15%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (2.36%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.36%) Replication
8 2 (1.57%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 86 (67.72%) Windows
2 31 (24.41%) Linux
3 30 (23.62%) Windows Server
4 23 (18.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (17.32%) Windows 7
6 21 (16.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (11.81%) Unix
8 13 (10.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (6.30%) Windows 10
10 7 (5.51%) Mac OS X
11 6 (4.72%) Android
12 4 (3.15%) Apple iOS
12 4 (3.15%) Windows Phone
13 3 (2.36%) Mac OS
13 3 (2.36%) Windows 8
13 3 (2.36%) Windows XP
14 2 (1.57%) Windows 2000
14 2 (1.57%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (1.57%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (34.65%) SIEM
2 43 (33.86%) Cybersecurity
3 40 (31.50%) Information Security
4 24 (18.90%) ITIL
5 21 (16.54%) Security Operations
6 17 (13.39%) Analytics
6 17 (13.39%) Incident Management
7 16 (12.60%) Event Correlation
7 16 (12.60%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 15 (11.81%) Use Case
9 14 (11.02%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (9.45%) Problem Management
11 10 (7.87%) Data Protection
11 10 (7.87%) Migration
11 10 (7.87%) Network Monitoring
11 10 (7.87%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (7.09%) ETL
12 9 (7.09%) Kalman Filter
12 9 (7.09%) Patch Management
13 8 (6.30%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.24%) Bash Shell
1 13 (10.24%) Python
1 13 (10.24%) Ruby
1 13 (10.24%) SQL
2 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (37.01%) CISSP
2 25 (19.69%) CEH
3 23 (18.11%) CISA
3 23 (18.11%) CISM
3 23 (18.11%) SANS
4 20 (15.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (12.60%) GCIH
5 16 (12.60%) OSCP
5 16 (12.60%) SSCP
6 15 (11.81%) CompTIA Security+
6 15 (11.81%) CSSLP
6 15 (11.81%) GIAC
7 14 (11.02%) Computer Science Degree
7 14 (11.02%) Degree
7 14 (11.02%) MCSE
8 13 (10.24%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (9.45%) CCNA
10 8 (6.30%) A+ Certification
11 7 (5.51%) CCA
11 7 (5.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (19.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (12.60%) GPG13
3 15 (11.81%) GDPR
4 11 (8.66%) SLA
5 8 (6.30%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (1.57%) QA
7 1 (0.79%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 57 (44.88%) Active Directory
2 32 (25.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (18.90%) Snort
4 19 (14.96%) Hyper-V
5 16 (12.60%) HDFS
6 13 (10.24%) XenApp
7 11 (8.66%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.57%) ProxySG
9 2 (1.57%) vSphere
9 2 (1.57%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.57%) XenServer
10 1 (0.79%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.79%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (18.90%) SCCM
2 16 (12.60%) Suricata
3 12 (9.45%) Backup Exec
3 12 (9.45%) SCOM
4 10 (7.87%) QRadar
5 9 (7.09%) WSUS
6 8 (6.30%) FortiGate
6 8 (6.30%) RSA enVision
6 8 (6.30%) ServiceCenter
6 8 (6.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 7 (5.51%) vCenter Server
8 4 (3.15%) NetBackup
9 3 (2.36%) Fluentd
9 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (1.57%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (1.57%) Nagios
10 2 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (1.57%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.79%) WMI
Vendors
1 74 (58.27%) Microsoft
2 43 (33.86%) Cisco
3 37 (29.13%) VMware
4 26 (20.47%) HP
5 25 (19.69%) Palo Alto
6 24 (18.90%) Citrix
7 18 (14.17%) Fortinet
7 18 (14.17%) Symantec
8 17 (13.39%) FireEye
9 16 (12.60%) TippingPoint
10 15 (11.81%) Avaya
11 12 (9.45%) SAP
12 11 (8.66%) CheckPoint
12 11 (8.66%) LogRhythm
13 10 (7.87%) AlienVault
13 10 (7.87%) ArcSight
13 10 (7.87%) Qualys
13 10 (7.87%) Splunk
14 9 (7.09%) Apple
15 8 (6.30%) Ivanti