Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 269 284 277
Rank change year-on-year +15 -7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 13 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.18% 0.051% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.11% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 9
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £31,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.00% -3.85% +41.30%
10th Percentile £27,900 £20,100 £28,100
90th Percentile £66,000 £39,800 £33,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +28.57% +7.69% +30.00%

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 3,110 3,628 3,205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 43.70% 46.32% 43.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2,542 2,913 2,705
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +14 2 £37,500 -
Sophos
North West

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) Symantec
3 6 (46.15%) Information Security
3 6 (46.15%) PKI
3 6 (46.15%) VPN
3 6 (46.15%) DNS
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco
3 6 (46.15%) Network Security
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (46.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (38.46%) McAfee
4 5 (38.46%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (30.77%) Internet
5 4 (30.77%) Wireless
5 4 (30.77%) IPsec
5 4 (30.77%) VMware
5 4 (30.77%) Solaris
5 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (30.77%) Computer Security
5 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
5 4 (30.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (30.77%) Nimble Storage
5 4 (30.77%) FISMA
5 4 (30.77%) Software Deployment
6 3 (23.08%) 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 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) DNS
2 6 (46.15%) Network Security
2 6 (46.15%) VPN
3 5 (38.46%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (30.77%) Internet
4 4 (30.77%) IPsec
4 4 (30.77%) Wireless
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (23.08%) WAN
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (15.38%) DHCP
6 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
6 2 (15.38%) LAN
6 2 (15.38%) SSL
6 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (15.38%) VLAN
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco Firepower
7 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Ant
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Security Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) IT Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) IT Support
4 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) PKI
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
3 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (30.77%) Solaris
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
6 1 (7.69%) Android
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Information Security
1 6 (46.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) Computer Security
2 4 (30.77%) Software Deployment
3 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (15.38%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 2 (15.38%) Network Management
4 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Web Filtering
5 1 (7.69%) Android Development
5 1 (7.69%) Data Encryption
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
5 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (7.69%) Server Management
5 1 (7.69%) SIEM
5 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) Apple Swift
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) MCSE
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (7.69%) CCSP
4 1 (7.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) FISMA
2 1 (7.69%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (30.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (23.08%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (23.08%) SCCM
4 2 (15.38%) FortiGate
5 1 (7.69%) Nessus
5 1 (7.69%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
1 6 (46.15%) Symantec
2 5 (38.46%) McAfee
3 4 (30.77%) Nimble Storage
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Qualys
4 3 (23.08%) Trend Micro
5 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 2 (15.38%) EMC
5 2 (15.38%) F5
5 2 (15.38%) Fortinet
5 2 (15.38%) Juniper
5 2 (15.38%) Meraki
5 2 (15.38%) NetApp
5 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto
6 1 (7.69%) AlienVault
6 1 (7.69%) ArcSight
6 1 (7.69%) LogRhythm
6 1 (7.69%) Splunk