The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 - 161
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 6 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.22% - 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% - 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 4
Median salary £36,513 - £45,000
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 Scotland.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1008 1316 1286
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 37.43% 46.47% 40.85%
Number of salaries quoted 630 718 835
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Sophos
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Sophos in Scotland

Sophos
Salary Histogram in Scotland

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

Salary histogram for Sophos in Scotland

Sophos
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 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
North Lanarkshire - 4 £36,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £37,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £36,513 - 1
Sophos
UK

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 Scotland region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (50.00%) Firewall
5 5 (50.00%) Office 365
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (40.00%) Degree
6 4 (40.00%) VMware
7 3 (30.00%) SCCM
7 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (30.00%) LAN
7 3 (30.00%) WAN
7 3 (30.00%) McAfee
8 2 (20.00%) Internet
8 2 (20.00%) Symantec
8 2 (20.00%) Apple
8 2 (20.00%) ITSM
8 2 (20.00%) Service Management
8 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (20.00%) ITIL
8 2 (20.00%) MCSE
8 2 (20.00%) Juniper
8 2 (20.00%) SLA
8 2 (20.00%) CCNA

Sophos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
3 2 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (10.00%) NAS
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (20.00%) Billing
2 1 (10.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Cloud Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) IT Support
2 2 (20.00%) Office 365 Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Server Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Server Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Support Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
1 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) ITSM
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
1 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (20.00%) Service Management
1 2 (20.00%) Software Distribution
1 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (20.00%) MCITP
2 2 (20.00%) MCSE
2 2 (20.00%) MCTS
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) BitLocker
4 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) AirWatch
2 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) McAfee
4 2 (20.00%) Apple
4 2 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 2 (20.00%) MobileIron
4 2 (20.00%) Symantec
4 2 (20.00%) Trustwave
5 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
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