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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sophos
UK / Scotland
Rank 134 162 157
Rank change year-on-year +28 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.17% 0.034% 0.032%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.077% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% -  
UK excluding London median salary £28,750 £40,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year -28.12% +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 Scotland.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 946 1294 1232
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 40.78% 44.13% 39.84%
Number of salaries quoted 585 792 773
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.29% +8.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £30,000 £26,575
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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
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 25 March 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
Edinburgh - 2 £32,500 - 1
Glasgow +22 1 £36,513 -8.71% 1
Highlands - 1 £32,500 -
Sophos
UK

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) Trustwave
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (40.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) MCTS
4 1 (20.00%) MCITP
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) German Language
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Apple
4 1 (20.00%) Thin Client

Sophos
Top Related 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 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
1 1 (20.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Server Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Server Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) ITSM
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
1 1 (20.00%) Software Distribution
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) MCTS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) BitLocker
1 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) Trustwave
3 1 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (20.00%) MobileIron
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
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