The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 25 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 West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 264 217 247
Rank change year-on-year -47 +30  
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 7 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.10% 0.31% 0.063%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.71% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 2
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +66.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,250
% change year-on-year -6.66% +12.78%  

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 West.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3103 2389 2872
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 45.94% 43.11% 45.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2468 1958 2302
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Sophos
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Sophos in the North West

Sophos
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sophos in the North West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Sophos in the North West

Sophos
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Cheshire -28 4 £48,750 - 1
Merseyside -8 3 £31,000 - 1
Sophos
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
3 9 (69.23%) Linux
3 9 (69.23%) DNS
3 9 (69.23%) VMware
3 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
5 7 (53.85%) DHCP
5 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
6 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
7 5 (38.46%) HP
7 5 (38.46%) Symantec
7 5 (38.46%) VoIP
7 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
7 5 (38.46%) Backup Exec
7 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (30.77%) vSphere
8 4 (30.77%) Mac OS
8 4 (30.77%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (30.77%) Office 365
8 4 (30.77%) Ubuntu
8 4 (30.77%) MCITP
8 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (30.77%) MCSA
8 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
8 4 (30.77%) IBM
8 4 (30.77%) Norton AntiVirus

Sophos
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (30.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) DNS
2 7 (53.85%) DHCP
3 5 (38.46%) VoIP
4 4 (30.77%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 3 (23.08%) Firewall
5 3 (23.08%) VLAN
6 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
6 2 (15.38%) LAN
6 2 (15.38%) MPLS
6 2 (15.38%) SAN
6 2 (15.38%) VPN
6 2 (15.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (15.38%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Linux Support
2 3 (23.08%) Linux Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) IT Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
4 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Private Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Linux
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
5 4 (30.77%) Mac OS
5 4 (30.77%) Ubuntu
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista
6 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
7 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
7 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
7 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (23.08%) Server Building
3 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
3 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Data Security
3 2 (15.38%) High Availability
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) IT Strategy
3 2 (15.38%) ITSM
3 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
3 2 (15.38%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) MCITP
1 4 (30.77%) MCSA
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (30.77%) vSphere
4 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
5 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (15.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Backup Exec
2 4 (30.77%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (15.38%) Puppet
4 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) HP
3 5 (38.46%) Symantec
4 4 (30.77%) IBM
5 3 (23.08%) Kaspersky
6 2 (15.38%) arcserve
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco
6 2 (15.38%) Citrix
6 2 (15.38%) SonicWALL
6 2 (15.38%) Veeam
7 1 (7.69%) Dell
7 1 (7.69%) NetApp
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