Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 23 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 34 106
Rank change year-on-year -34 +72 -
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 110 208 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.62% 7.07% 2.51%
As % of the Vendors category 8.95% 16.37% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 35
Oxfordshire median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -10.71% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £18,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £43,750 £53,750
South East median annual salary £32,500 £29,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.07% -31.76% +54.55%

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 Oxfordshire.

All Vendors
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1229 1271 1547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 40.47% 43.22% 45.67%
Number of salaries quoted 937 916 1189
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,900 £26,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Sophos in Oxfordshire

Sophos
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Sophos in Oxfordshire

Sophos
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sophos in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Sophos in Oxfordshire

Sophos
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 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
Abingdon -4 101 £52,500 +81.03% 16
Oxford - 7 £32,500 -
Witney 0 5 £32,500 +8.33%
Sophos
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 69 (62.73%) Python
1 69 (62.73%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (51.82%) Test Automation
3 55 (50.00%) Windows
4 48 (43.64%) C++
4 48 (43.64%) Software Engineering
5 40 (36.36%) Java
5 40 (36.36%) Linux
6 32 (29.09%) Amazon AWS
7 28 (25.45%) Pair Programming
8 26 (23.64%) JavaScript
8 26 (23.64%) Mentoring
9 24 (21.82%) Coaching
9 24 (21.82%) DevOps
9 24 (21.82%) Regression Testing
9 24 (21.82%) QA
10 22 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
11 20 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (16.36%) Cybersecurity
12 18 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (16.36%) Windows Server
13 17 (15.45%) Degree
14 16 (14.55%) Internet
14 16 (14.55%) Perl
14 16 (14.55%) C#
14 16 (14.55%) Open Source
15 15 (13.64%) System Integration Testing
16 14 (12.73%) DNS
16 14 (12.73%) Computer Science
17 13 (11.82%) PowerShell

Sophos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 5 (4.55%) SAS
1 5 (4.55%) Skype for Business
2 4 (3.64%) CMS
3 2 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 32 (29.09%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.27%) SaaS
3 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (4.55%) Office 365
5 2 (1.82%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.91%) IaaS
6 1 (0.91%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.55%) Internet
2 14 (12.73%) DNS
3 11 (10.00%) Network Security
4 5 (4.55%) DHCP
4 5 (4.55%) HTTP
4 5 (4.55%) iSCSI
4 5 (4.55%) SAN
4 5 (4.55%) Skype
4 5 (4.55%) SSL
4 5 (4.55%) Wireshark
5 4 (3.64%) SMTP
5 4 (3.64%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.91%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 5 (4.55%) Data Mining
3 4 (3.64%) Big Data
3 4 (3.64%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.64%) MySQL
3 4 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.64%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.64%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (8.18%) JIRA
1 9 (8.18%) TestRail
1 9 (8.18%) WinDbg
2 5 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (4.55%) TestLink
3 4 (3.64%) Bitbucket
3 4 (3.64%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.64%) IDA Disassembler
3 4 (3.64%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.64%) OllyDbg
3 4 (3.64%) Subversion
4 3 (2.73%) Selenium
General
1 8 (7.27%) Publishing
2 4 (3.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (31.82%) Software Engineer
2 16 (14.55%) C++ Software Engineer
2 16 (14.55%) Developer
3 12 (10.91%) QA Engineer
4 11 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
5 9 (8.18%) Graduate
5 9 (8.18%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (7.27%) Automation Engineer
6 8 (7.27%) Java Engineer
6 8 (7.27%) Principal Engineer
6 8 (7.27%) Security Researcher
7 7 (6.36%) Security Engineer
7 7 (6.36%) Server Engineer
7 7 (6.36%) Windows Server Engineer
8 6 (5.45%) Analyst
8 6 (5.45%) Development Engineer
8 6 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.45%) Java Software Engineer
8 6 (5.45%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (5.45%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.09%) HTML
2 7 (6.36%) Django
3 6 (5.45%) AngularJS
3 6 (5.45%) CSS
3 6 (5.45%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (3.64%) Regular Expression
4 4 (3.64%) Spring
5 3 (2.73%) Web Services
6 2 (1.82%) JSON
6 2 (1.82%) RESTful
6 2 (1.82%) XML
7 1 (0.91%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (12.73%) Computer Science
4 12 (10.91%) Blog
4 12 (10.91%) User Experience
5 8 (7.27%) Cyber Attack
5 8 (7.27%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.64%) Spread Betting
7 4 (3.64%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.82%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 55 (50.00%) Windows
2 40 (36.36%) Linux
3 18 (16.36%) Windows Server
4 11 (10.00%) Unix
5 6 (5.45%) AIX
5 6 (5.45%) Solaris
6 5 (4.55%) Apple iOS
6 5 (4.55%) Windows 10
6 5 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.55%) Windows 8
6 5 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (62.73%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (51.82%) Test Automation
3 48 (43.64%) Software Engineering
4 28 (25.45%) Pair Programming
5 26 (23.64%) Mentoring
6 24 (21.82%) Coaching
6 24 (21.82%) DevOps
6 24 (21.82%) Regression Testing
7 20 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
8 18 (16.36%) Cybersecurity
9 16 (14.55%) Open Source
10 15 (13.64%) System Integration Testing
11 12 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (10.91%) Penetration Testing
11 12 (10.91%) Reverse Engineering
12 11 (10.00%) Configuration Management
12 11 (10.00%) Integration Testing
13 10 (9.09%) Functional Testing
13 10 (9.09%) TDD
14 9 (8.18%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 69 (62.73%) Python
2 48 (43.64%) C++
3 40 (36.36%) Java
4 26 (23.64%) JavaScript
5 16 (14.55%) C#
5 16 (14.55%) Perl
6 13 (11.82%) PowerShell
7 10 (9.09%) Bash Shell
8 9 (8.18%) SQL
9 8 (7.27%) C
10 7 (6.36%) Groovy
11 6 (5.45%) Ruby
12 5 (4.55%) VBScript
13 4 (3.64%) PHP
13 4 (3.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (15.45%) Degree
2 6 (5.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.64%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (2.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (21.82%) QA
2 5 (4.55%) SLA
3 4 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.64%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 12 (10.91%) Docker
2 9 (8.18%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.45%) Active Directory
4 5 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.55%) vSphere
4 5 (4.55%) XenApp
4 5 (4.55%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.64%) KVM
5 4 (3.64%) VirtualBox
5 4 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (6.36%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (4.55%) Ansible
2 5 (4.55%) Backup Exec
2 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 5 (4.55%) Puppet
2 5 (4.55%) SCCM
2 5 (4.55%) SmoothWall
2 5 (4.55%) WSUS
3 4 (3.64%) Kibana
3 4 (3.64%) logstash
3 4 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (10.00%) HP
2 8 (7.27%) Perforce
2 8 (7.27%) Symantec
3 6 (5.45%) Citrix
3 6 (5.45%) VMware
4 5 (4.55%) Apple
4 5 (4.55%) Dell
4 5 (4.55%) Progress
4 5 (4.55%) Veeam
5 4 (3.64%) Cadence
5 4 (3.64%) Splunk
6 3 (2.73%) Kaspersky
6 3 (2.73%) McAfee
7 2 (1.82%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.91%) Google
8 1 (0.91%) Xerox