Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 74 35
Rank change year-on-year -75 -39 +68
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 17 110 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.65% 3.65% 6.84%
As % of the Vendors category 1.79% 9.21% 15.88%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 11
Oxfordshire median annual salary £26,750 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.69% -13.33% -10.71%
10th Percentile £22,750 £31,250 £18,000
90th Percentile £40,700 £72,500 £43,750
South East median annual salary £55,000 £32,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year +69.23% +12.07% -31.76%

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 951 1,195 1,247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 36.19% 39.69% 43.07%
Number of salaries quoted 772 909 898
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,950 £26,502
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £65,338
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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -30 5 - -
Oxford -6 3 £39,250 +20.77% 1
Witney -1 1 £26,000 -20.00% 1
Sophos
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Veeam
3 10 (58.82%) Office 365
4 9 (52.94%) DNS
4 9 (52.94%) VMware
5 8 (47.06%) DHCP
5 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
6 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (41.18%) Linux
6 7 (41.18%) SAN
6 7 (41.18%) VLAN
7 6 (35.29%) Firewall
7 6 (35.29%) Python
8 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
8 5 (29.41%) Perl
8 5 (29.41%) Apache
8 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
8 5 (29.41%) Nagios
8 5 (29.41%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (29.41%) Wireless
8 5 (29.41%) WPA
8 5 (29.41%) JIRA
8 5 (29.41%) Subversion
8 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
8 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
8 5 (29.41%) Cacti
8 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (29.41%) CentOS

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 (29.41%) Apache
1 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (11.76%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) SAS
2 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (58.82%) Office 365
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (29.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (11.76%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) DNS
2 8 (47.06%) DHCP
3 7 (41.18%) SAN
3 7 (41.18%) VLAN
4 6 (35.29%) Firewall
5 5 (29.41%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (29.41%) Wireless
5 5 (29.41%) WPA
6 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
6 2 (11.76%) Skype
7 1 (5.88%) FTP
7 1 (5.88%) HTTP
7 1 (5.88%) IPsec
7 1 (5.88%) Network Security
7 1 (5.88%) SMTP
7 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
1 5 (29.41%) JIRA
1 5 (29.41%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) IT Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Senior IT Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Project Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Project Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Support Technician
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Server Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Server Support
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
2 2 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 7 (41.18%) Linux
4 5 (29.41%) CentOS
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Open Source
1 5 (29.41%) Server Virtualisation
2 4 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 2 (11.76%) Hardware Maintenance
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Presales
3 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) SIEM
3 2 (11.76%) Threat Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) Web Filtering
4 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security
4 1 (5.88%) Machine Learning
4 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Python
2 5 (29.41%) Perl
3 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) HND
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
3 5 (29.41%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (11.76%) pfSense
4 2 (11.76%) vSphere
4 2 (11.76%) XenApp
4 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Cacti
1 5 (29.41%) Nagios
2 4 (23.53%) Backup Exec
3 2 (11.76%) FortiGate
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (11.76%) SCCM
3 2 (11.76%) SmoothWall
3 2 (11.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Veeam
2 9 (52.94%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
5 3 (17.65%) Citrix
6 2 (11.76%) Apple
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco
6 2 (11.76%) Dell
6 2 (11.76%) Google
6 2 (11.76%) SonicWALL
6 2 (11.76%) Symantec
6 2 (11.76%) WatchGuard
7 1 (5.88%) Splunk