The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 29 April 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 68 80
Rank change year-on-year -4 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 9 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.28% 0.98% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 3.60% 2.54% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 1
Median salary £25,250 £42,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.58% +34.92%  
UK excluding London median salary £30,764 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -23.09% +23.07%  

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 Oxford.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 250 236 319
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 35.51% 38.44% 41.81%
Number of salaries quoted 227 219 261
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £30,000 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Sophos
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for Sophos in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (100.00%) Office 365
2 5 (55.56%) IIS
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Vista
2 5 (55.56%) WatchGuard
2 5 (55.56%) SonicWALL
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) SAN
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) NAS
3 4 (44.44%) XenApp
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (44.44%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (44.44%) KVM
3 4 (44.44%) Data Centre

Sophos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 5 (55.56%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 9 (100.00%) Office 365
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) NAS
2 4 (44.44%) SAN
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 5 (55.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (55.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) IT Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) IT Support
1 5 (55.56%) IT Support Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Vista
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) KVM
2 4 (44.44%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (44.44%) XenApp
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) SonicWALL
2 5 (55.56%) WatchGuard
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
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