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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sophos
North West / Manchester
Rank 197 168 181
Rank change year-on-year -29 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 1 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.025% 0.33% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.061% 0.79% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 8
Median salary £22,500 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.76% +3.17%  
UK excluding London median salary £28,750 £40,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year -28.12% +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 vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1643 1386 1598
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 41.66% 41.26% 42.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1380 1157 1264
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,450 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Sophos as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Sophos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (60.00%) Backup Exec
3 6 (60.00%) HP
3 6 (60.00%) Dell
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Symantec
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (50.00%) SCCM
4 5 (50.00%) WSUS
4 5 (50.00%) HP SIM
4 5 (50.00%) Skype for Business
4 5 (50.00%) Office 365
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) Back Office
5 4 (40.00%) Information Security
5 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL
5 4 (40.00%) Unix
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (40.00%) Citrix
5 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (40.00%) Master Data Management
5 4 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (40.00%) Skype

Sophos
Top Related 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 9 (90.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Skype
2 1 (10.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) IT Support
3 4 (40.00%) Administrator
3 4 (40.00%) IT Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Network Administrator
3 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Network Support
3 4 (40.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Network Systems Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Systems Support Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Unix
6 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (40.00%) Data Management
1 4 (40.00%) Information Security
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Master Data Management
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Backup Exec
2 5 (50.00%) HP SIM
2 5 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (50.00%) SCCM
2 5 (50.00%) WSUS
3 1 (10.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Dell
1 6 (60.00%) HP
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) Symantec
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
2 4 (40.00%) GFI Software
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (40.00%) SolarWinds
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Veeam
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