Period
to 21 April 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 April 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 100 92
Rank change year-on-year +16 -8 -
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 2 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.22% 0.26% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.50% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Merseyside median annual salary £30,000 £31,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% - -
North West median annual salary £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +12.90% -4.62% +18.18%

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 Merseyside.

All Vendors
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 503 605 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 56.14% 52.84% 50.05%
Number of salaries quoted 431 434 384
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,700
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.08% +4.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing Sophos as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for Sophos in Merseyside

Sophos
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sophos in Merseyside.

Salary trend for Sophos in Merseyside

Sophos
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 21 April 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
Liverpool - 1 £30,000 -
St Helens - 1 £30,000 -
Sophos
North West

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) NFS
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon RDS

Sophos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (100.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (50.00%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) VMware