Period
to 25 September 2018

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 25 September 2018 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 132 35
Rank change year-on-year -30 -97 +125
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 14 36 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.50% 1.31% 7.87%
As % of the Vendors category 1.34% 3.28% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 8
Oxfordshire median annual salary £26,750 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.69% -18.75% -4.76%
10th Percentile £22,750 £31,250 £37,125
90th Percentile £40,700 £37,500 £44,425
South East median annual salary £59,500 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year +83.08% +4.84% -26.19%

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 1,046 1,096 1,457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 37.17% 39.93% 46.97%
Number of salaries quoted 877 872 1,035
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,749
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -3.74% +14.02%
10th Percentile £27,800 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,225 £70,000
South East median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +3.45%

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 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 2018. 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 -17 5 - -
Oxford -21 2 £39,250 +20.77% 3
Witney -5 1 £26,000 -20.00% 3
Sophos
South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT jobs citing Sophos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Veeam
3 8 (57.14%) Office 365
4 7 (50.00%) Linux
4 7 (50.00%) DNS
4 7 (50.00%) VMware
4 7 (50.00%) VLAN
5 6 (42.86%) DHCP
5 6 (42.86%) Python
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
6 5 (35.71%) Server Virtualisation
6 5 (35.71%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (35.71%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (35.71%) CentOS
6 5 (35.71%) WPA
6 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
6 5 (35.71%) Cacti
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (35.71%) Open Source
6 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
6 5 (35.71%) Perl
6 5 (35.71%) Apache
6 5 (35.71%) SAN
6 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
6 5 (35.71%) Nagios
6 5 (35.71%) Firewall

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 (35.71%) Apache
1 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Office 365
2 5 (35.71%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) DNS
1 7 (50.00%) VLAN
2 6 (42.86%) DHCP
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) SAN
3 5 (35.71%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (35.71%) Wireless
3 5 (35.71%) WPA
4 1 (7.14%) FTP
4 1 (7.14%) HTTP
4 1 (7.14%) IPsec
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) SMTP
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
1 5 (35.71%) JIRA
1 5 (35.71%) Subversion
General
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) IT Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Senior IT Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Project Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Project Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) IT Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 5 (35.71%) CentOS
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Open Source
1 5 (35.71%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (14.29%) Hardware Maintenance
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Antivirus Management
4 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Machine Learning
4 1 (7.14%) Malware Reverse Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) OWASP
4 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
4 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) SIEM
4 1 (7.14%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Python
2 5 (35.71%) Perl
3 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) HND
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 2 (14.29%) pfSense
5 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Cacti
1 5 (35.71%) Nagios
2 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
3 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Veeam
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
4 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) SonicWALL
4 2 (14.29%) WatchGuard
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix