Period
to 21 January 2021

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 21 January 2021 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
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 167 240 279
Rank change year-on-year +73 +39 +4
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 13 5 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.41% 0.089% 0.089%
As % of the Vendors category 1.14% 0.24% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 6
Median annual salary £24,000 £48,750 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -50.77% +7.14% +21.33%
10th Percentile £20,000 £42,750 £29,625
90th Percentile £39,500 £57,000 £57,875
North West median annual salary £31,500 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year -30.00% -1.10% +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 1,144 2,118 2,914
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 36.46% 37.55% 43.18%
Number of salaries quoted 970 1,568 2,463
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.29% +1.67% +4.65%
10th Percentile £30,500 £26,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
North West median annual salary £46,000 £44,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.95% -1.67% +5.88%

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 21 January 2021.

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 21 January 2021. 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 +37 3 £24,000 -43.53%
Sophos
North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2021, 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server
3 11 (84.62%) Windows 10
3 11 (84.62%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (84.62%) LAN
3 11 (84.62%) Firewall
4 10 (76.92%) WAN
4 10 (76.92%) DNS
4 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
4 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (69.23%) Storage Management
5 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
5 9 (69.23%) Linux
6 8 (61.54%) ITIL
6 8 (61.54%) Cisco
6 8 (61.54%) VPN
6 8 (61.54%) VLAN
7 7 (53.85%) WSUS
7 7 (53.85%) IPsec
7 7 (53.85%) Electronics
7 7 (53.85%) Project Management
7 7 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (53.85%) Computer Science
7 7 (53.85%) ZyXEL
7 7 (53.85%) WLAN
7 7 (53.85%) SSL
7 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (53.85%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (53.85%) FTP
7 7 (53.85%) MCSE

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 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
2 2 (15.38%) Azure
2 2 (15.38%) OneDrive
3 1 (7.69%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
1 11 (84.62%) LAN
2 10 (76.92%) DNS
2 10 (76.92%) WAN
3 8 (61.54%) VLAN
3 8 (61.54%) VPN
4 7 (53.85%) FTP
4 7 (53.85%) IPsec
4 7 (53.85%) SSL
4 7 (53.85%) WLAN
5 3 (23.08%) DHCP
5 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 3 (23.08%) VoIP
General
1 7 (53.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) IT Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (15.38%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (15.38%) Private Cloud
2 2 (15.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server
3 11 (84.62%) Windows 10
4 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (69.23%) Linux
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Storage Management
2 8 (61.54%) ITIL
3 7 (53.85%) Analytical Thinking
3 7 (53.85%) Computer Science
3 7 (53.85%) CRM
3 7 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (53.85%) Project Management
3 7 (53.85%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Network Virtualisation
4 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL Certification
1 7 (53.85%) MCITP
1 7 (53.85%) MCSA
1 7 (53.85%) MCSE
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (15.38%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) WSUS
2 2 (15.38%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
2 2 (15.38%) SCCM
3 1 (7.69%) cPanel
3 1 (7.69%) Plesk
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) ZyXEL
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Draytek
5 2 (15.38%) EMC
5 2 (15.38%) ESET
5 2 (15.38%) NetApp
5 2 (15.38%) Veeam
6 1 (7.69%) Google
6 1 (7.69%) McAfee
6 1 (7.69%) Meraki