Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 209 234
Rank change year-on-year -10 +25 +19
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 7 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.12% 0.096% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.21% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 6
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £22,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.67% -50.00% +5.88%
UK median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +14.50%

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 Scotland.

All Vendors
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2319 2367 2590
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.91% 45.46% 40.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1475 1431 1677
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,592 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £58,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Sophos as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Glasgow - 7 £37,500 -
Sophos
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) vSphere
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (85.71%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (85.71%) Dynamics 365
2 6 (85.71%) Innovative Thinking
2 6 (85.71%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (85.71%) Skype for Business
2 6 (85.71%) Office 365
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Phone
2 6 (85.71%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (85.71%) Patch Management
2 6 (85.71%) Malwarebytes
2 6 (85.71%) Palo Alto
2 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 6 (85.71%) iPhone
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (85.71%) VLAN
2 6 (85.71%) Avaya
2 6 (85.71%) Backup Exec
2 6 (85.71%) Apple

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 (85.71%) SharePoint
1 6 (85.71%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Dynamics 365
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (85.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) DHCP
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
1 6 (85.71%) VLAN
1 6 (85.71%) VPN
1 6 (85.71%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Senior Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Senior Systems Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) iPhone
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Solaris
2 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Phone
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (85.71%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (85.71%) Innovative Thinking
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Patch Management
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) vSphere
2 6 (85.71%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Backup Exec
1 6 (85.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 6 (85.71%) Malwarebytes
1 6 (85.71%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 6 (85.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Apple
2 6 (85.71%) Avaya
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Dell
2 6 (85.71%) Palo Alto
2 6 (85.71%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) HP