Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 282 290 256
Rank change year-on-year +8 -34 -1
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 6 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.082% 0.13% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.31% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 17
Manchester median annual salary £38,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.92% - +12.07%
10th Percentile £21,500 £30,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £33,750 £35,000
North West median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +1.69%

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 3,421 3,244 2,871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 46.75% 42.61% 41.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2,853 2,761 2,311
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 22 February 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 22 February 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 - 1 £37,500 -
Stockport - 1 £52,500 - 1
Sophos
North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Office 365
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) CentOS
4 2 (33.33%) PABX
4 2 (33.33%) High Availability
4 2 (33.33%) Line Management
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure

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 2 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) GlassFish
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 1 (16.67%) IaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) PABX
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) ADSL
3 1 (16.67%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) PBX
3 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Services Manager
2 1 (16.67%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) CentOS
4 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (16.67%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Presales
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCP
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (16.67%) pfSense
4 1 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) BT
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Meraki
3 1 (16.67%) NEC
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Openreach
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat