Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 108 48
Rank change year-on-year -34 -60 +107
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 35 65 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.17% 2.35% 5.88%
As % of the Vendors category 3.13% 5.59% 12.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 22 27
Oxfordshire median annual salary £37,500 £30,764 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.90% -23.09% +23.08%
10th Percentile £26,313 £22,625 £27,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £37,500 £46,000
South East median annual salary £29,000 £30,382 £41,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% -26.79% +10.67%

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 1,120 1,163 1,435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 37.42% 42.05% 47.66%
Number of salaries quoted 953 978 1,105
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% -

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 -8 31 £52,500 +66.67% 1
Witney -1 1 £26,000 -22.96% 1
Oxford -32 1 £29,750 +17.82%
Sophos
South East

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 25 (71.43%) Problem-Solving
2 23 (65.71%) Python
3 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (54.29%) Test Automation
5 17 (48.57%) Windows
6 16 (45.71%) Linux
7 14 (40.00%) C++
8 13 (37.14%) Software Engineering
9 11 (31.43%) Java
9 11 (31.43%) Pair Programming
9 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (25.71%) Regression Testing
11 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
11 7 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
12 6 (17.14%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (17.14%) Reverse Engineering
12 6 (17.14%) Open Source
12 6 (17.14%) Blog
12 6 (17.14%) Perl
12 6 (17.14%) C#
12 6 (17.14%) Internet
12 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
12 6 (17.14%) Coaching
13 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
13 5 (14.29%) DNS
13 5 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure

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 2 (5.71%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) Internet
2 5 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (5.71%) HTTP
3 2 (5.71%) SMTP
3 2 (5.71%) SSL
3 2 (5.71%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.86%) DHCP
4 1 (2.86%) Firewall
4 1 (2.86%) VLAN
4 1 (2.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Big Data
1 2 (5.71%) Data Mining
1 2 (5.71%) MySQL
1 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
1 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) WinDbg
2 2 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (5.71%) Bitbucket
2 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) IDA Disassembler
2 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.71%) JIRA
2 2 (5.71%) OllyDbg
2 2 (5.71%) Subversion
2 2 (5.71%) TestRail
General
1 4 (11.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Software Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Security Researcher
4 3 (8.57%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) AWS Software Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Azure Software Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Computer Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Development Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Escalation Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Python Developer
5 2 (5.71%) QA Leader
5 2 (5.71%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.71%) HTML
2 2 (5.71%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.14%) Blog
3 4 (11.43%) Cyberattack
4 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.71%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (5.71%) Spread Betting
5 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Windows
2 16 (45.71%) Linux
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.71%) Unix
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) Problem-Solving
2 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (54.29%) Test Automation
4 13 (37.14%) Software Engineering
5 11 (31.43%) Pair Programming
6 9 (25.71%) Regression Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (17.14%) Coaching
8 6 (17.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
8 6 (17.14%) Open Source
8 6 (17.14%) Reverse Engineering
9 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
9 4 (11.43%) Ethical Hacking
9 4 (11.43%) Functional Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Malware Analysis
9 4 (11.43%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (8.57%) Prototyping
11 2 (5.71%) Malware Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) Python
2 14 (40.00%) C++
3 11 (31.43%) Java
4 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (17.14%) C#
5 6 (17.14%) Perl
6 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.71%) C
6 2 (5.71%) SQL
6 2 (5.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
2 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.71%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
1 3 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.71%) Docker
2 2 (5.71%) KVM
2 2 (5.71%) VirtualBox
3 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Ansible
1 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.71%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Perforce
2 3 (8.57%) VMware
3 2 (5.71%) Cadence
3 2 (5.71%) Progress
3 2 (5.71%) Veeam
4 1 (2.86%) Kaspersky
4 1 (2.86%) McAfee
4 1 (2.86%) Symantec