Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 33 72
Rank change year-on-year -16 +39 +98
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 165 195 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 5.33% 7.24% 4.14%
As % of the Vendors category 13.49% 16.81% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15 24 36
Oxfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £30,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +75.00% -27.27% +41.03%
10th Percentile £29,675 £18,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £74,000 £38,750 £46,000
South East median annual salary £32,500 £28,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +14.04% -32.94% +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 1,223 1,160 1,517
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 39.52% 43.09% 43.87%
Number of salaries quoted 920 883 1,138
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,750 £26,175
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,750 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year - +0.56% +5.29%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -1 163 £52,500 +66.67% 1
Oxford -19 3 £31,125 +11.13% 2
Sophos
South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 122 (73.94%) Python
2 103 (62.42%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (58.18%) Test Automation
4 94 (56.97%) Windows
5 86 (52.12%) C++
6 75 (45.45%) Linux
7 68 (41.21%) Software Engineering
8 54 (32.73%) Java
9 50 (30.30%) Pair Programming
10 42 (25.45%) Analytical Skills
11 41 (24.85%) Regression Testing
12 38 (23.03%) Mentoring
12 38 (23.03%) Coaching
13 36 (21.82%) Amazon AWS
14 34 (20.61%) QA
14 34 (20.61%) Internet
14 34 (20.61%) Cybersecurity
15 33 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
16 32 (19.39%) JavaScript
16 32 (19.39%) C#
16 32 (19.39%) Open Source
17 31 (18.79%) Perl
18 30 (18.18%) PowerShell
19 27 (16.36%) Blog
19 27 (16.36%) Reverse Engineering
20 22 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
20 22 (13.33%) Windows Server
21 21 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
22 20 (12.12%) DNS
22 20 (12.12%) WinDbg

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 9 (5.45%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 36 (21.82%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (7.88%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.21%) SaaS
5 1 (0.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (20.61%) Internet
2 20 (12.12%) DNS
3 11 (6.67%) HTTP
3 11 (6.67%) SSL
3 11 (6.67%) Wireshark
4 9 (5.45%) SMTP
5 4 (2.42%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.61%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.06%) Data Mining
2 9 (5.45%) Big Data
2 9 (5.45%) MySQL
2 9 (5.45%) NoSQL
2 9 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (5.45%) Relational Database
2 9 (5.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (12.12%) WinDbg
2 11 (6.67%) JIRA
2 11 (6.67%) TestRail
3 10 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (5.45%) Bitbucket
4 9 (5.45%) Git (software)
4 9 (5.45%) IDA Disassembler
4 9 (5.45%) Jenkins
4 9 (5.45%) OllyDbg
4 9 (5.45%) Subversion
5 2 (1.21%) TestLink
General
1 18 (10.91%) Publishing
2 7 (4.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (32.12%) Software Engineer
2 25 (15.15%) Developer
3 21 (12.73%) C++ Software Engineer
4 20 (12.12%) Windows Engineer
5 18 (10.91%) Security Researcher
6 17 (10.30%) Graduate
7 16 (9.70%) Server Engineer
7 16 (9.70%) Windows Server Engineer
8 14 (8.48%) QA Engineer
9 12 (7.27%) Development Engineer
10 11 (6.67%) Escalation Engineer
11 10 (6.06%) Cybersecurity Specialist
11 10 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
11 10 (6.06%) IT Security Specialist
11 10 (6.06%) Principal Engineer
11 10 (6.06%) Principal Software Engineer
11 10 (6.06%) Product Analyst
11 10 (6.06%) QA Analyst
11 10 (6.06%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
11 10 (6.06%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.67%) HTML
2 9 (5.45%) Regular Expression
3 7 (4.24%) Django
4 3 (1.82%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.21%) CSS
5 2 (1.21%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.61%) LAMP
6 1 (0.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 42 (25.45%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (16.36%) Blog
3 18 (10.91%) Cyberattack
4 15 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (8.48%) Security Operations Centre
6 10 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (5.45%) Spread Betting
8 7 (4.24%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.21%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.21%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.21%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 94 (56.97%) Windows
2 75 (45.45%) Linux
3 22 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 16 (9.70%) Unix
5 6 (3.64%) AIX
5 6 (3.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (62.42%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (58.18%) Test Automation
3 68 (41.21%) Software Engineering
4 50 (30.30%) Pair Programming
5 41 (24.85%) Regression Testing
6 38 (23.03%) Coaching
6 38 (23.03%) Mentoring
7 34 (20.61%) Cybersecurity
8 33 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 32 (19.39%) Open Source
10 27 (16.36%) Reverse Engineering
11 22 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
12 21 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (12.12%) Functional Testing
14 19 (11.52%) DevOps
15 18 (10.91%) Configuration Management
15 18 (10.91%) Ethical Hacking
15 18 (10.91%) Malware Analysis
16 14 (8.48%) Root Cause Analysis
16 14 (8.48%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 122 (73.94%) Python
2 86 (52.12%) C++
3 54 (32.73%) Java
4 32 (19.39%) C#
4 32 (19.39%) JavaScript
5 31 (18.79%) Perl
6 30 (18.18%) PowerShell
7 16 (9.70%) Bash Shell
8 13 (7.88%) C
9 11 (6.67%) VBScript
10 9 (5.45%) SQL
11 4 (2.42%) PHP
12 2 (1.21%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (6.06%) Degree
2 4 (2.42%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (20.61%) QA
2 11 (6.67%) SLA
3 10 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (6.06%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 17 (10.30%) Docker
2 9 (5.45%) Hyper-V
2 9 (5.45%) KVM
2 9 (5.45%) VirtualBox
2 9 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (6.06%) Ansible
1 10 (6.06%) Puppet
2 9 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.42%) Kibana
3 4 (2.42%) logstash
4 2 (1.21%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.21%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (10.91%) Perforce
2 11 (6.67%) Progress
3 9 (5.45%) Cadence
4 6 (3.64%) HP
5 4 (2.42%) Splunk
6 2 (1.21%) Kaspersky
6 2 (1.21%) McAfee
6 2 (1.21%) Symantec
7 1 (0.61%) Google
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.61%) VMware