The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 28 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
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 371 322 444
Rank change year-on-year -49 +122  
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 23 118 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.64% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 1.34% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 19
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £54,400 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year -6.66% +11.11%  

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 the South East.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 6866 8813 10813
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 47.03% 47.85% 51.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5599 7317 8588
Median salary £44,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.11% +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Sophos
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Sophos in the South East

Sophos
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sophos in the South East over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Sophos in the South East

Sophos
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Oxfordshire -64 10 £33,750 -15.62% 1
Berkshire +34 7 £45,000 +5.88%
Surrey +22 4 £29,500 +7.27% 1
Hampshire - 1 £25,000 -
Kent - 1 - -
Sophos
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 39 (67.24%) Windows
2 34 (58.62%) VMware
3 32 (55.17%) Active Directory
4 26 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
5 22 (37.93%) Office 365
6 20 (34.48%) Symantec
6 20 (34.48%) Backup Exec
7 19 (32.76%) MS Exchange
7 19 (32.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (32.76%) Hyper-V
8 18 (31.03%) DHCP
8 18 (31.03%) DNS
8 18 (31.03%) SAN
8 18 (31.03%) Firewall
9 17 (29.31%) SQL
9 17 (29.31%) Veeam
9 17 (29.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 17 (29.31%) Windows Server
10 15 (25.86%) Exchange Server 2013
10 15 (25.86%) Windows 7
10 15 (25.86%) Citrix
11 14 (24.14%) HP
11 14 (24.14%) Dell
11 14 (24.14%) Norton AntiVirus
11 14 (24.14%) vSphere
12 13 (22.41%) XenApp
12 13 (22.41%) iSCSI
12 13 (22.41%) WSUS
12 13 (22.41%) Presales

Sophos
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 19 (32.76%) MS Exchange
2 17 (29.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (25.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (17.24%) Skype for Business
6 9 (15.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (15.52%) SAS
7 8 (13.79%) IIS
8 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
8 3 (5.17%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.72%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (37.93%) Office 365
2 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.17%) Mimecast
3 3 (5.17%) SaaS
4 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.72%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.03%) DHCP
1 18 (31.03%) DNS
1 18 (31.03%) Firewall
1 18 (31.03%) SAN
2 13 (22.41%) iSCSI
3 10 (17.24%) Skype
4 4 (6.90%) NAS
5 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.17%) VoIP
5 3 (5.17%) VPN
6 2 (3.45%) IPsec
6 2 (3.45%) LAN
6 2 (3.45%) WAN
6 2 (3.45%) Wireless
7 1 (1.72%) 802.11
7 1 (1.72%) BGP
7 1 (1.72%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.72%) MPLS
7 1 (1.72%) OSPF
7 1 (1.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (5.17%) Marketing
1 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Support Engineer
2 17 (29.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 15 (25.86%) 3rd Line Support
4 14 (24.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 13 (22.41%) Systems Engineer
6 12 (20.69%) IT Engineer
7 11 (18.97%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (18.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (17.24%) IT Support
8 10 (17.24%) IT Support Engineer
9 9 (15.52%) Systems Support
9 9 (15.52%) Systems Support Engineer
10 8 (13.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 8 (13.79%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (13.79%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
10 8 (13.79%) Infrastructure Support
10 8 (13.79%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 7 (12.07%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 6 (10.34%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
12 6 (10.34%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) .NET
1 1 (1.72%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.90%) Virtual Team
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.45%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.45%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.72%) Biotechnology
5 1 (1.72%) CCTV
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) Replication
5 1 (1.72%) SCADA
5 1 (1.72%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (67.24%) Windows
2 19 (32.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (29.31%) Windows Server
4 15 (25.86%) Windows 7
5 12 (20.69%) Windows 8
6 11 (18.97%) Windows 10
7 9 (15.52%) Apple iOS
8 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (8.62%) Windows Vista
10 4 (6.90%) Linux
11 2 (3.45%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.72%) Unix
12 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) Presales
2 11 (18.97%) Customer Requirements
3 10 (17.24%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (15.52%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 9 (15.52%) Mentoring
4 9 (15.52%) Migration
4 9 (15.52%) Web Filtering
5 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.34%) Project Management
6 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.62%) Hardware Maintenance
8 4 (6.90%) Coaching
8 4 (6.90%) Data Protection
8 4 (6.90%) Integration Testing
8 4 (6.90%) ITIL
8 4 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.17%) Scrum
9 3 (5.17%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.31%) SQL
2 6 (10.34%) Python
3 5 (8.62%) C++
3 5 (8.62%) Java
4 3 (5.17%) C#
4 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.45%) Perl
6 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.72%) C
6 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Degree
2 4 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.45%) CCIE
3 2 (3.45%) CCSE
3 2 (3.45%) CISSP
4 1 (1.72%) CCNA
4 1 (1.72%) CEH
4 1 (1.72%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.72%) CREST Certified
4 1 (1.72%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.72%) GCFA
4 1 (1.72%) GIAC
4 1 (1.72%) GPEN
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.72%) NCDA
4 1 (1.72%) OSCP
4 1 (1.72%) SANS
4 1 (1.72%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (3.45%) GDPR
3 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.72%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 32 (55.17%) Active Directory
2 26 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (32.76%) Hyper-V
4 14 (24.14%) vSphere
5 13 (22.41%) XenApp
6 9 (15.52%) XenDesktop
7 4 (6.90%) KVM
7 4 (6.90%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.72%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.72%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (34.48%) Backup Exec
2 14 (24.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 13 (22.41%) WSUS
4 11 (18.97%) SCCM
5 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 9 (15.52%) SmoothWall
6 3 (5.17%) FortiGate
6 3 (5.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.72%) logstash
7 1 (1.72%) WMI
Vendors
1 34 (58.62%) VMware
2 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
3 20 (34.48%) Symantec
4 17 (29.31%) Veeam
5 15 (25.86%) Citrix
6 14 (24.14%) Dell
6 14 (24.14%) HP
7 11 (18.97%) Apple
8 7 (12.07%) Cisco
8 7 (12.07%) SonicWALL
9 6 (10.34%) CheckPoint
10 5 (8.62%) McAfee
10 5 (8.62%) WatchGuard
11 4 (6.90%) EMC
11 4 (6.90%) Oracle
11 4 (6.90%) SolarWinds
12 2 (3.45%) AppSense
12 2 (3.45%) Blue Coat
12 2 (3.45%) Forcepoint
12 2 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
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