Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 373 340 340
Rank change year-on-year -33 0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 5 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.038% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.081% 0.34% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 12
North West median annual salary £30,000 £34,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +36.00% -15.25%
10th Percentile £20,800 £30,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £51,000 £27,475
England median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +14.50%

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 the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 6200 5575 5581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 46.63% 44.55% 43.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4810 4440 4447
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £59,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Sophos as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Manchester -25 2 £21,500 -33.85% 1
Cheshire -31 2 £55,000 +56.03%
Merseyside +17 1 £30,000 -
Sophos
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (60.00%) Office 365
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) VoIP
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (40.00%) arcserve
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) ITSM

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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) MPLS
2 2 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) PABX
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) AIX
5 1 (20.00%) CentOS
5 1 (20.00%) Solaris
5 1 (20.00%) Unix
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity Management
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Data Security
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) IT Strategy
1 2 (40.00%) ITSM
1 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
1 2 (40.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (20.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) arcserve
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) Avaya
4 1 (20.00%) IBM