The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 28 June 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.

Sophos
England / North East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 82 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 -  
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.18% 0.24% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Median salary £44,000 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year -6.66% +11.11%  

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 the North East.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 276 479 337
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 48.94% 58.34% 43.82%
Number of salaries quoted 232 427 266
Median salary £37,062 £37,950 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.33% +8.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

Sophos
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Sophos in the North East

Sophos
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +20 1 £44,000 +10.00%
Sophos
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 North East region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Clustering
2 10 (90.91%) MS Exchange
2 10 (90.91%) Symantec
2 10 (90.91%) Backup Exec
2 10 (90.91%) Web Services
2 10 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 10 (90.91%) Citrix
2 10 (90.91%) SAN
2 10 (90.91%) DMZ
2 10 (90.91%) SMTP
2 10 (90.91%) DHCP
2 10 (90.91%) TCP/IP
2 10 (90.91%) DNS
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 10 (90.91%) VLAN
2 10 (90.91%) Hyper-V
2 10 (90.91%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (90.91%) Amazon RDS
2 10 (90.91%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 10 (90.91%) Presales
2 10 (90.91%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 6 (54.55%) Office 365
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server

Sophos
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 10 (90.91%) MS Exchange
2 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (90.91%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (54.55%) Office 365
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (90.91%) DHCP
2 10 (90.91%) DMZ
2 10 (90.91%) DNS
2 10 (90.91%) SAN
2 10 (90.91%) SMTP
2 10 (90.91%) TCP/IP
2 10 (90.91%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (45.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Exchange Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Support Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Clustering
2 5 (45.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 10 (90.91%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 10 (90.91%) Presales
2 5 (45.45%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (45.45%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (45.45%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
1 10 (90.91%) Hyper-V
1 10 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (45.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (90.91%) Backup Exec
2 5 (45.45%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 10 (90.91%) Citrix
2 10 (90.91%) Symantec
2 10 (90.91%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) arcserve
3 5 (45.45%) Dell
3 5 (45.45%) Extreme Networks
3 5 (45.45%) HP