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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 46 112
Rank change year-on-year -59 +66  
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 10 107 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.74% 6.49% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 1.82% 12.69% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 8
Median salary £33,750 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.62% +23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £39,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,150 £42,950 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year -6.66% +13.63%  

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 549 843 718
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 40.61% 51.12% 44.65%
Number of salaries quoted 453 630 579
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sophos in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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
Witney - 9 £32,500 -
Sophos
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 34 (61.82%) Windows
2 22 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (40.00%) VMware
2 22 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (38.18%) Hyper-V
4 19 (34.55%) Office 365
4 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
5 15 (27.27%) SQL
5 15 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (25.45%) SAN
7 13 (23.64%) Windows Server
7 13 (23.64%) Customer Requirements
7 13 (23.64%) XenApp
7 13 (23.64%) Citrix
7 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (23.64%) Degree
7 13 (23.64%) Firewall
8 12 (21.82%) Software Engineering
8 12 (21.82%) QA
8 12 (21.82%) Apple
8 12 (21.82%) DNS
8 12 (21.82%) DHCP
8 12 (21.82%) Windows 7
8 12 (21.82%) Windows 10
9 11 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 11 (20.00%) Skype
9 11 (20.00%) Skype for Business
9 11 (20.00%) Python
9 11 (20.00%) Project Management
9 11 (20.00%) Backup Exec

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 11 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 10 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 9 (16.36%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (16.36%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (16.36%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (16.36%) SAS
4 5 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (34.55%) Office 365
2 6 (10.91%) SaaS
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.64%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.45%) SAN
2 13 (23.64%) Firewall
3 12 (21.82%) DHCP
3 12 (21.82%) DNS
4 11 (20.00%) Skype
5 10 (18.18%) iSCSI
6 5 (9.09%) VPN
7 4 (7.27%) IPsec
7 4 (7.27%) NAS
8 3 (5.45%) VoIP
9 2 (3.64%) BGP
9 2 (3.64%) FTP
9 2 (3.64%) HTTP
9 2 (3.64%) MPLS
9 2 (3.64%) OSPF
9 2 (3.64%) SMTP
9 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
10 1 (1.82%) LAN
10 1 (1.82%) WAN
10 1 (1.82%) Wireless
General
1 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.09%) Marketing
3 4 (7.27%) Finance
4 1 (1.82%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Support Engineer
2 14 (25.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 14 (25.45%) 3rd Line Support
2 14 (25.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 9 (16.36%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (16.36%) Systems Support
4 9 (16.36%) Systems Support Engineer
5 8 (14.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (14.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 8 (14.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (14.55%) Infrastructure Support
5 8 (14.55%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 7 (12.73%) Analyst
7 5 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 5 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) IT Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) IT Support
7 5 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Virtual Team
2 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.45%) Biotechnology
4 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.64%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.64%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.82%) Replication
5 1 (1.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (61.82%) Windows
2 15 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (23.64%) Windows Server
4 12 (21.82%) Windows 10
4 12 (21.82%) Windows 7
5 9 (16.36%) Apple iOS
5 9 (16.36%) Linux
5 9 (16.36%) Windows 8
6 5 (9.09%) Windows Vista
7 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.64%) Mac OS X
8 2 (3.64%) Unix
8 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (23.64%) Customer Requirements
2 12 (21.82%) Software Engineering
3 11 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 11 (20.00%) Project Management
4 10 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (16.36%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 9 (16.36%) Migration
5 9 (16.36%) Presales
5 9 (16.36%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (16.36%) Web Filtering
6 8 (14.55%) Data Protection
6 8 (14.55%) Integration Testing
7 7 (12.73%) Coaching
8 6 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (10.91%) Scrum
8 6 (10.91%) System Integration Testing
8 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
8 6 (10.91%) Workflow
9 5 (9.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) SQL
2 11 (20.00%) Python
3 10 (18.18%) C++
3 10 (18.18%) Java
4 5 (9.09%) C#
5 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.45%) Perl
7 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.82%) C
8 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.64%) CCNA
3 2 (3.64%) CEH
3 2 (3.64%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.64%) CREST Certified
3 2 (3.64%) GCFA
3 2 (3.64%) GIAC
3 2 (3.64%) GPEN
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.64%) OSCP
3 2 (3.64%) SANS
3 2 (3.64%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (1.82%) NCDA
4 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.82%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.64%) SSAE 16
3 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 22 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (38.18%) Hyper-V
3 13 (23.64%) XenApp
4 10 (18.18%) vSphere
5 9 (16.36%) XenDesktop
6 4 (7.27%) KVM
6 4 (7.27%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (3.64%) Xen
8 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 10 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (18.18%) WSUS
3 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 9 (16.36%) SCCM
3 9 (16.36%) SmoothWall
4 2 (3.64%) logstash
4 2 (3.64%) WMI
Vendors
1 22 (40.00%) VMware
2 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
3 13 (23.64%) Citrix
4 12 (21.82%) Apple
5 10 (18.18%) Dell
5 10 (18.18%) Symantec
6 9 (16.36%) HP
6 9 (16.36%) Veeam
7 5 (9.09%) Cisco
7 5 (9.09%) SonicWALL
7 5 (9.09%) WatchGuard
8 4 (7.27%) Oracle
9 3 (5.45%) Avaya
9 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.45%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (3.64%) Splunk
11 1 (1.82%) CommVault
11 1 (1.82%) Dell Compellent
11 1 (1.82%) F5
11 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum benefits and technical training
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago