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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 47 109
Rank change year-on-year -39 +62  
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 28 75 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.97% 5.24% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 4.66% 12.10% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 5
Median salary £26,375 £41,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.06% +26.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £27,000 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £30,764 £44,000 £37,000
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £40,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year -27.50% +21.21%  

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 Oxfordshire.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 601 620 661
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 42.35% 43.33% 47.52%
Number of salaries quoted 537 506 535
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +7.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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
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 3 months to 28 March 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
Abingdon -2 18 - - 6
Oxford +4 9 £25,250 -40.58% 1
Sophos
South East

Sophos
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 53 (45.69%) Windows
2 42 (36.21%) Microsoft
3 41 (35.34%) Degree
4 30 (25.86%) Project Management
5 28 (24.14%) Firewall
6 27 (23.28%) Active Directory
7 26 (22.41%) Software Engineering
7 26 (22.41%) Hyper-V
8 25 (21.55%) QA
8 25 (21.55%) Python
9 24 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (20.69%) Root Cause Analysis
10 23 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
10 23 (19.83%) VMware
11 22 (18.97%) Linux
12 21 (18.10%) CRM
12 21 (18.10%) C++
12 21 (18.10%) Data Protection
13 20 (17.24%) Marketing
14 18 (15.52%) Cybersecurity
15 17 (14.66%) PowerShell
15 17 (14.66%) Java
16 16 (13.79%) Integration Testing
16 16 (13.79%) Mentoring
17 15 (12.93%) Office 365
17 15 (12.93%) Continuous Improvement
17 15 (12.93%) Cisco
18 14 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
18 14 (12.07%) Salesforce.com
19 13 (11.21%) MS Office

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 8 (6.90%) Skype for Business
2 5 (4.31%) IIS
3 4 (3.45%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (11.21%) MS Office
2 9 (7.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.93%) Office 365
2 10 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.62%) SaaS
3 8 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (5.17%) Sumo Logic
5 3 (2.59%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 28 (24.14%) Firewall
2 12 (10.34%) VPN
3 8 (6.90%) SAN
3 8 (6.90%) Skype
4 6 (5.17%) VoIP
5 5 (4.31%) IPsec
5 5 (4.31%) WAN
5 5 (4.31%) Wireless
6 4 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (3.45%) DHCP
6 4 (3.45%) DNS
6 4 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (3.45%) FTP
6 4 (3.45%) HTTP
6 4 (3.45%) iSCSI
6 4 (3.45%) NAS
6 4 (3.45%) SMTP
7 3 (2.59%) BGP
7 3 (2.59%) MPLS
7 3 (2.59%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 20 (17.24%) Marketing
2 10 (8.62%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.17%) Finance
4 1 (0.86%) Back Office
4 1 (0.86%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 21 (18.10%) Software Engineer
2 15 (12.93%) Support Engineer
3 11 (9.48%) Desktop Support
4 10 (8.62%) Analyst
5 9 (7.76%) IT Support
6 7 (6.03%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (6.03%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 7 (6.03%) QA Engineer
6 7 (6.03%) QA Software Engineer
6 7 (6.03%) Senior Software Engineer
6 7 (6.03%) Technical Support
7 6 (5.17%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
7 6 (5.17%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 6 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (5.17%) Architect
7 6 (5.17%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 6 (5.17%) Cybersecurity Specialist
7 6 (5.17%) Support Analyst
7 6 (5.17%) Technical Trainer
7 6 (5.17%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.86%) .NET
1 1 (0.86%) HTML
1 1 (0.86%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.21%) Virtual Team
2 11 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.76%) Biotechnology
3 9 (7.76%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.03%) Social Media
5 6 (5.17%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (5.17%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (3.45%) Clustering
6 4 (3.45%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.59%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.72%) Blog
8 2 (1.72%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 53 (45.69%) Windows
2 22 (18.97%) Linux
3 10 (8.62%) Windows 10
4 9 (7.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (7.76%) Windows 7
4 9 (7.76%) Windows Server
5 6 (5.17%) Mac OS X
5 6 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.31%) Unix
6 5 (4.31%) Windows Vista
7 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.86%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.86%) NetWare
8 1 (0.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.86%) Project Management
2 26 (22.41%) Software Engineering
3 24 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (20.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 21 (18.10%) CRM
4 21 (18.10%) Data Protection
5 18 (15.52%) Cybersecurity
6 16 (13.79%) Integration Testing
6 16 (13.79%) Mentoring
7 15 (12.93%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (11.21%) System Integration Testing
9 12 (10.34%) Coaching
10 10 (8.62%) ITIL
10 10 (8.62%) Scrum
10 10 (8.62%) Workflow
11 8 (6.90%) Customer Requirements
11 8 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (6.90%) Pair Programming
11 8 (6.90%) Regression Testing
12 7 (6.03%) Fuzz Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.55%) Python
2 21 (18.10%) C++
3 17 (14.66%) Java
3 17 (14.66%) PowerShell
4 9 (7.76%) C#
5 6 (5.17%) Bash Shell
5 6 (5.17%) SQL
6 4 (3.45%) Perl
7 1 (0.86%) C
7 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (35.34%) Degree
2 14 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (7.76%) CCNA
3 9 (7.76%) CompTIA Security+
3 9 (7.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (7.76%) Security+ Certification
4 8 (6.90%) CEH
5 6 (5.17%) CREST Certified
5 6 (5.17%) GCFA
5 6 (5.17%) GIAC
5 6 (5.17%) GPEN
5 6 (5.17%) OSCP
5 6 (5.17%) SANS
6 2 (1.72%) CCDP
6 2 (1.72%) CCNP
6 2 (1.72%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.72%) MCP
6 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (21.55%) QA
2 7 (6.03%) SLA
3 6 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (5.17%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 27 (23.28%) Active Directory
2 26 (22.41%) Hyper-V
3 23 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (6.90%) Xen
5 4 (3.45%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (3.45%) ISA Server
5 4 (3.45%) KVM
5 4 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (3.45%) XenApp
6 1 (0.86%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (5.17%) logstash
1 6 (5.17%) WMI
2 4 (3.45%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (3.45%) NetBackup
2 4 (3.45%) SCOM
3 2 (1.72%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.86%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 42 (36.21%) Microsoft
2 23 (19.83%) VMware
3 15 (12.93%) Cisco
4 14 (12.07%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (8.62%) Apple
6 9 (7.76%) Avaya
6 9 (7.76%) Red Hat
7 8 (6.90%) Citrix
7 8 (6.90%) WatchGuard
8 6 (5.17%) Splunk
9 5 (4.31%) SonicWALL
10 4 (3.45%) 3PAR
10 4 (3.45%) F5
10 4 (3.45%) HP
10 4 (3.45%) Intel Security
10 4 (3.45%) Oracle
11 3 (2.59%) Google
12 1 (0.86%) CommVault
12 1 (0.86%) Polycom
12 1 (0.86%) SAP
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £22,000 per annum + on-call allowance plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 15 days ago