Period
to 29 October 2020

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 29 October 2020 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
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 156 263 275
Rank change year-on-year +107 +12 +31
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 6 8 13
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.23% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.63% 0.34% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 13
Median annual salary £24,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -43.53% -5.56% +80.00%
10th Percentile £20,025 £19,700 £28,650
90th Percentile £38,125 £43,750 £66,000
North West median annual salary £31,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -25.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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 949 2,364 3,106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 35.66% 36.10% 42.53%
Number of salaries quoted 824 1,792 2,539
Median annual salary £50,875 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.06% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,500 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £75,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -3.41% +3.53%

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Sophos in Manchester

Sophos
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Sophos in Manchester.

Salary trend for Sophos in Manchester

Sophos
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Sophos in Manchester over the 6 months to 29 October 2020.

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 29 October 2020. 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
Stockport +38 3 £24,000 -43.53%
Sophos
North West

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) Office 365
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) VLAN
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) SLA
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) MCSE
5 2 (33.33%) MCSA
5 2 (33.33%) CRM
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (33.33%) VoIP
5 2 (33.33%) WLAN
5 2 (33.33%) FTP

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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) VPN
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) VLAN
5 2 (33.33%) FTP
5 2 (33.33%) IPsec
5 2 (33.33%) SSL
5 2 (33.33%) VoIP
5 2 (33.33%) WLAN
6 1 (16.67%) IPv4
6 1 (16.67%) IPv6
6 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
6 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (16.67%) SAN
6 1 (16.67%) SNMP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) IT Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Thinking
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (33.33%) Storage Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Server Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (33.33%) MCITP
1 2 (33.33%) MCSA
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Draytek
3 2 (33.33%) ESET
3 2 (33.33%) Veeam
3 2 (33.33%) ZyXEL
4 1 (16.67%) Aruba
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) McAfee
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Nimble Storage