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 26 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 128 -
Rank change year-on-year +22 -  
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 5 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.38% 0.17% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.74% 0.34% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 0
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,250
% change year-on-year -6.66% +12.78%  

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 674 887 1218
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 51.57% 50.20% 53.10%
Number of salaries quoted 534 671 870
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sophos in Reading over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Sophos in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 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 Reading region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 5 (100.00%) Symantec
1 5 (100.00%) McAfee
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) IIS
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Dell
2 3 (60.00%) EMC
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (60.00%) WSUS
2 3 (60.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Veeam
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) FortiGate
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Presales

Sophos
Co-occurring 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 3 (60.00%) IIS
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (40.00%) Presales
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (60.00%) FortiGate
1 3 (60.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 3 (60.00%) WSUS
2 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) McAfee
1 5 (100.00%) Symantec
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Dell
2 3 (60.00%) EMC
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Veeam
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) AppSense
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix