Period
to 25 September 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 25 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 278 297 264
Rank change year-on-year +19 -33 +8
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 11 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.15% 0.012% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.027% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 11
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £25,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +80.00% -50.00% +117.39%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £25,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £36,750 £35,750
% change year-on-year +22.45% +2.80% +19.17%

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 Manchester.

All Vendors
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 3,153 3,763 3,005
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 42.92% 47.02% 41.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2,576 3,032 2,499
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,081 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.94% +2.64% +2.50%
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £61,250
North West median annual salary £43,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% -

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Sophos as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Sophos in Manchester

Sophos
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sophos in Manchester.

Salary trend for Sophos in Manchester

Sophos
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sophos in Manchester over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Sophos in Manchester

Sophos
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 25 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
Bolton - 2 £37,500 -
Sophos
North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) VPN
2 6 (54.55%) DNS
3 5 (45.45%) Symantec
3 5 (45.45%) Information Security
3 5 (45.45%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (45.45%) Network Security
4 4 (36.36%) Computer Security
4 4 (36.36%) Office 365
4 4 (36.36%) Software Deployment
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (36.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (36.36%) FISMA
4 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (36.36%) PKI
4 4 (36.36%) Internet
4 4 (36.36%) IPsec
4 4 (36.36%) McAfee
4 4 (36.36%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) Solaris
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco
5 3 (27.27%) WAN
5 3 (27.27%) CCNA
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server

Sophos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) DNS
2 6 (54.55%) VPN
3 5 (45.45%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (45.45%) Network Security
4 4 (36.36%) Internet
4 4 (36.36%) IPsec
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (27.27%) WAN
6 2 (18.18%) DHCP
6 2 (18.18%) LAN
6 2 (18.18%) SSL
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 2 (18.18%) VLAN
6 2 (18.18%) Wireless
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) PKI
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
3 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Solaris
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Android
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Information Security
2 4 (36.36%) Computer Security
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) Software Deployment
3 3 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 2 (18.18%) Network Management
4 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Web Filtering
5 1 (9.09%) Android Development
5 1 (9.09%) Business Development
5 1 (9.09%) Change Control
5 1 (9.09%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) Apple Swift
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNA
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) FISMA
2 1 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (36.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (27.27%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (18.18%) FortiGate
4 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Symantec
2 4 (36.36%) McAfee
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Trend Micro
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) EMC
4 2 (18.18%) Meraki
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (9.09%) Avaya
5 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
5 1 (9.09%) Polycom
5 1 (9.09%) Sage