Period
to 19 October 2021

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 19 October 2021 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
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 652 408 636
Rank change year-on-year -244 +228 +116
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 53 57 106
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.29% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.78% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 49 53 77
10th Percentile £22,100 £30,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £27,500 £36,750 £28,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £52,500 £33,050
Median % change year-on-year -28.57% +58.85% -22.24%
75th Percentile £58,750 £75,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £86,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £35,000 £38,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +11.59% -9.80%

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 18,730 7,284 22,197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 37.10% 37.17% 40.86%
Number of salaries quoted 12,069 5,883 17,352
10th Percentile £37,250 £40,000 £31,750
25th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.70% +12.50% -
75th Percentile £82,500 £83,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £105,000 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.80% +7.00% -

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 19 October 2021.

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 19 October 2021. 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 -68 9 £35,000 -22.22% 2
West London -77 1 £33,750 -8.96% 1
Sophos
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, 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 48 (90.57%) Windows
2 44 (83.02%) Microsoft
3 38 (71.70%) Microsoft 365
4 37 (69.81%) Active Directory
5 31 (58.49%) Windows Server
6 26 (49.06%) Social Skills
7 25 (47.17%) Cisco
7 25 (47.17%) Azure
8 23 (43.40%) Windows 10
9 22 (41.51%) ITIL
10 21 (39.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (32.08%) VMware
12 15 (28.30%) Firewall
12 15 (28.30%) Mimecast
12 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2016
13 14 (26.42%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
14 12 (22.64%) DNS
14 12 (22.64%) Service Delivery
14 12 (22.64%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (22.64%) Video Conferencing
15 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (20.75%) Citrix
15 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (20.75%) Project Management
16 10 (18.87%) Dell
16 10 (18.87%) DHCP
16 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Office
16 10 (18.87%) ITSM
16 10 (18.87%) ServiceNow

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 9 (16.98%) MS Exchange
2 8 (15.09%) SharePoint
3 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (9.43%) IIS
4 4 (7.55%) JBoss
4 4 (7.55%) Skype for Business
4 4 (7.55%) WebSphere
5 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.77%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (5.66%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 38 (71.70%) Microsoft 365
2 25 (47.17%) Azure
3 15 (28.30%) Mimecast
4 7 (13.21%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (7.55%) AWS
5 4 (7.55%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (5.66%) OneDrive
7 2 (3.77%) SaaS
8 1 (1.89%) GCP
8 1 (1.89%) Google Workspace
8 1 (1.89%) Power Automate
8 1 (1.89%) Power Platform
8 1 (1.89%) PowerApps
8 1 (1.89%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.30%) Firewall
2 12 (22.64%) DNS
2 12 (22.64%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (18.87%) DHCP
4 8 (15.09%) VoIP
5 7 (13.21%) Remote Desktop
6 6 (11.32%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (11.32%) LAN
6 6 (11.32%) SAN
7 5 (9.43%) TCP/IP
8 4 (7.55%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (7.55%) Skype
8 4 (7.55%) VPN
9 3 (5.66%) VLAN
10 2 (3.77%) FTP
10 2 (3.77%) Network Security
10 2 (3.77%) Softphone
10 2 (3.77%) Unified Communications
11 1 (1.89%) HTTPS
11 1 (1.89%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.89%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.89%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.89%) MySQL
General
1 26 (49.06%) Social Skills
2 8 (15.09%) Law
3 7 (13.21%) Finance
3 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
4 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (11.32%) Organisational Skills
5 4 (7.55%) Advertising
5 4 (7.55%) Presentation Skills
6 2 (3.77%) Banking
6 2 (3.77%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (50.94%) Analyst
2 13 (24.53%) Support Analyst
3 11 (20.75%) Service Analyst
4 9 (16.98%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) IT Support
6 5 (9.43%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (9.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Active Directory Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) IT Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) IT Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Server Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Service Desk Support
7 4 (7.55%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Project Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Remote Support Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) JSON
1 4 (7.55%) Middleware
2 2 (3.77%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.89%) SailPoint
3 1 (1.89%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (15.09%) Smartphone
3 6 (11.32%) Driving Licence
4 4 (7.55%) SWIFT
5 2 (3.77%) Clustering
5 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.77%) User Experience
6 1 (1.89%) BYOD
6 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.89%) Life Science
6 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.89%) Replication
6 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 48 (90.57%) Windows
2 31 (58.49%) Windows Server
3 23 (43.40%) Windows 10
4 21 (39.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2016
6 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2019
8 6 (11.32%) Windows 7
8 6 (11.32%) Windows 8
9 4 (7.55%) Apple iOS
9 4 (7.55%) Mac OS
10 3 (5.66%) Linux
10 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (3.77%) Solaris
11 2 (3.77%) Unix
12 1 (1.89%) Android
12 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) ITIL
2 12 (22.64%) Service Delivery
3 11 (20.75%) Project Management
4 10 (18.87%) ITSM
4 10 (18.87%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (13.21%) DevOps
6 6 (11.32%) Data Privacy
6 6 (11.32%) Document Management
6 6 (11.32%) Server Virtualisation
7 5 (9.43%) Business Continuity
7 5 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (9.43%) Information Security
8 4 (7.55%) Change Management
8 4 (7.55%) Mathematics
8 4 (7.55%) Proactive Management
8 4 (7.55%) Service Management
9 3 (5.66%) CAD
9 3 (5.66%) Email Filtering
9 3 (5.66%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.43%) Degree
3 4 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (7.55%) MCDST
4 3 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.77%) CISM
5 2 (3.77%) CISSP
5 2 (3.77%) MCP
6 1 (1.89%) MCSA
6 1 (1.89%) MCSE
6 1 (1.89%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.66%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (3.77%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (69.81%) Active Directory
2 14 (26.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (15.09%) Hyper-V
4 7 (13.21%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (11.32%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (9.43%) SCCM
3 3 (5.66%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (5.66%) WSUS
4 2 (3.77%) CASB
4 2 (3.77%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.89%) Ansible
5 1 (1.89%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.89%) IBM BigFix
5 1 (1.89%) Nagios
5 1 (1.89%) PaperCut
5 1 (1.89%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 44 (83.02%) Microsoft
2 25 (47.17%) Cisco
3 17 (32.08%) VMware
4 11 (20.75%) Citrix
5 10 (18.87%) Dell
5 10 (18.87%) ServiceNow
6 9 (16.98%) HP
7 7 (13.21%) SonicWALL
7 7 (13.21%) Veeam
8 6 (11.32%) Apple
8 6 (11.32%) CheckPoint
9 5 (9.43%) Meraki
9 5 (9.43%) SolarWinds
10 4 (7.55%) Canon
10 4 (7.55%) Symantec
10 4 (7.55%) Xerox
10 4 (7.55%) Zscaler
11 3 (5.66%) Autodesk
11 3 (5.66%) McAfee
11 3 (5.66%) Red Hat