Period
to 11 August 2020

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 11 August 2020 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
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 466 667 767
Rank change year-on-year +201 +100 +8
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 64 72 84
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.24% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 0.31% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 62 54 78
Median annual salary £52,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -22.22% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,514 £26,250 £24,525
90th Percentile £86,250 £65,000 £55,375
England median annual salary £38,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -1.41%

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 10,654 23,286 29,555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 40.42% 41.30% 42.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8,188 18,186 22,869
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £93,750 £87,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Sophos as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Sophos in London

Sophos
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Sophos in London.

Salary trend for Sophos in London

Sophos
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Sophos in London over the 6 months to 11 August 2020.

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 11 August 2020. 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 +115 9 £38,000 +16.92%
West London +54 3 £46,000 +2.22% 1
South London +25 1 £47,500 +79.25%
Sophos
England

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, 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 59 (92.19%) Windows
2 49 (76.56%) Azure
3 46 (71.88%) Office 365
4 42 (65.63%) Microsoft
5 41 (64.06%) Windows Server
6 37 (57.81%) Firewall
7 36 (56.25%) VMware
7 36 (56.25%) Active Directory
8 35 (54.69%) Cisco
9 34 (53.13%) PowerShell
10 32 (50.00%) VPN
11 29 (45.31%) Windows 10
12 26 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
12 26 (40.63%) Windows 7
13 23 (35.94%) Windows Server 2016
14 22 (34.38%) MS Exchange
15 21 (32.81%) HP
15 21 (32.81%) Windows Server 2008
15 21 (32.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 20 (31.25%) Microsoft Intune
16 20 (31.25%) Management Information System
17 19 (29.69%) Mimecast
18 18 (28.13%) Patch Management
18 18 (28.13%) Information Security
19 16 (25.00%) DNS
19 16 (25.00%) DHCP
19 16 (25.00%) AWS
20 15 (23.44%) Skype
20 15 (23.44%) Windows Server 2012
20 15 (23.44%) Microsoft Office

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 22 (34.38%) MS Exchange
2 11 (17.19%) Skype for Business
3 8 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (9.38%) SharePoint
5 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (23.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.56%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.56%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 49 (76.56%) Azure
2 46 (71.88%) Office 365
3 19 (29.69%) Mimecast
4 16 (25.00%) AWS
5 10 (15.63%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (3.13%) IaaS
6 2 (3.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 37 (57.81%) Firewall
2 32 (50.00%) VPN
3 16 (25.00%) DHCP
3 16 (25.00%) DNS
4 15 (23.44%) Skype
5 13 (20.31%) SAN
5 13 (20.31%) Wireless
6 11 (17.19%) Cisco IOS
6 11 (17.19%) LAN
6 11 (17.19%) NetScaler
6 11 (17.19%) VoIP
7 9 (14.06%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (12.50%) WAN
9 7 (10.94%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (7.81%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (7.81%) DMZ
11 3 (4.69%) Internet
11 3 (4.69%) Network Security
12 2 (3.13%) OpenLDAP
12 2 (3.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.13%) JIRA
1 2 (3.13%) Maven
1 2 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (7.81%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.13%) Housing Association
4 1 (1.56%) Law
4 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.56%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (28.13%) Analyst
2 17 (26.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (15.63%) Network Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) Information Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Information Security Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 7 (10.94%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Network Support
7 5 (7.81%) Implementation Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Implementation Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Support Team Leader
7 5 (7.81%) Switch Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) LDAP
1 2 (3.13%) YAML
2 1 (1.56%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.25%) Management Information System
2 9 (14.06%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (9.38%) Fat Client
4 6 (9.38%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.13%) iPhone
6 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 59 (92.19%) Windows
2 41 (64.06%) Windows Server
3 29 (45.31%) Windows 10
4 26 (40.63%) Windows 7
5 23 (35.94%) Windows Server 2016
6 21 (32.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (23.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.69%) Android
8 3 (4.69%) Linux
9 2 (3.13%) CentOS
9 2 (3.13%) Debian
9 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.56%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 18 (28.13%) Information Security
2 18 (28.13%) Patch Management
3 14 (21.88%) Infrastructure Management
3 14 (21.88%) Project Management
4 13 (20.31%) Incident Management
4 13 (20.31%) Problem Management
5 12 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (15.63%) ISMS
6 10 (15.63%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (14.06%) Business Continuity
7 9 (14.06%) Computer Science
7 9 (14.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (14.06%) Data Privacy
7 9 (14.06%) Service Delivery
8 8 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
8 8 (12.50%) Project Planning
8 8 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
8 8 (12.50%) SIEM
8 8 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.13%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.13%) Python
2 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.13%) SQL
3 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (14.06%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (14.06%) Degree
3 8 (12.50%) CISSP
4 6 (9.38%) CCNA
4 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.13%) MCSE
5 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.75%) SLA
2 8 (12.50%) GDPR
2 8 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 7 (10.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 26 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (15.63%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.81%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (6.25%) vSphere
6 3 (4.69%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.56%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.56%) XenApp
7 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (31.25%) Microsoft Intune
2 10 (15.63%) Single Sign-On
3 9 (14.06%) HP Data Protector
4 5 (7.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (7.81%) WSUS
5 4 (6.25%) SCCM
6 2 (3.13%) FortiGate
6 2 (3.13%) Puppet
7 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.56%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 42 (65.63%) Microsoft
2 36 (56.25%) VMware
3 35 (54.69%) Cisco
4 21 (32.81%) HP
5 11 (17.19%) CheckPoint
6 10 (15.63%) Citrix
7 9 (14.06%) Juniper
7 9 (14.06%) MobileIron
7 9 (14.06%) Nokia
8 8 (12.50%) Zscaler
9 6 (9.38%) Adobe
9 6 (9.38%) Apple
9 6 (9.38%) Palo Alto
9 6 (9.38%) Polycom
10 5 (7.81%) SolarWinds
10 5 (7.81%) Symantec
11 4 (6.25%) Forcepoint
11 4 (6.25%) Google
11 4 (6.25%) Proofpoint
11 4 (6.25%) SonicWALL