The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sophos
Berkshire / Reading
Rank - 143 151
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.10% 0.082%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.19% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Median salary - £41,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.33%  
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 Reading.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 673 1048 1191
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 54.32% 53.77% 49.11%
Number of salaries quoted 481 868 828
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Sophos
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sophos in Reading.

Salary trend for Sophos in Reading

Sophos
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 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 Reading region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) VMware