Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 23 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
England > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 327 327 327
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 12 20 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.12% 0.18% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.42% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 31
South West median annual salary £34,003 £32,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.62% -19.75% +65.08%
10th Percentile £23,000 £19,875 £27,500
90th Percentile £41,350 £42,500 £43,750
England 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 the South West.

All Vendors
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 4355 4786 5171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 42.39% 43.87% 43.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3590 3963 4328
South West median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,130 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Sophos as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Sophos in the South West

Sophos
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Sophos in the South West

Sophos
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sophos in the South West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Sophos in the South West

Sophos
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the South West region over the 6 months to 23 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
Gloucestershire +39 8 £34,500 +18.97%
Somerset +2 3 £30,000 -25.00%
Bristol -35 1 £57,500 +76.92% 1
Sophos
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 South West region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 12 (100.00%) DNS
2 11 (91.67%) DHCP
2 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server
3 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (83.33%) TCP/IP
4 8 (66.67%) Web Services
4 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (50.00%) Cisco
5 6 (50.00%) IT Strategy
5 6 (50.00%) Change Management
5 6 (50.00%) Load Balancing
6 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (41.67%) Firewall
6 5 (41.67%) LAN
6 5 (41.67%) WAN
6 5 (41.67%) VPN
6 5 (41.67%) IPv4
6 5 (41.67%) IPv6
6 5 (41.67%) Citrix
6 5 (41.67%) Avaya
6 5 (41.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (41.67%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (41.67%) Security Hardening
6 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
6 5 (41.67%) Aruba
6 5 (41.67%) NetScaler
7 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Sophos
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Qpid
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (41.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (25.00%) G Suite
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (8.33%) IaaS
4 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) DNS
2 11 (91.67%) DHCP
3 10 (83.33%) TCP/IP
4 5 (41.67%) Firewall
4 5 (41.67%) IPv4
4 5 (41.67%) IPv6
4 5 (41.67%) LAN
4 5 (41.67%) NetScaler
4 5 (41.67%) VPN
4 5 (41.67%) WAN
4 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (16.67%) Internet
5 2 (16.67%) SMS
6 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (8.33%) SAN
6 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) ICT Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) ICT Technician
3 2 (16.67%) Server Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (8.33%) ICT Support
4 1 (8.33%) ICT Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) ICT Support Technician
4 1 (8.33%) IT Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (8.33%) CentOS
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris
4 1 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Change Management
1 6 (50.00%) IT Strategy
1 6 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (41.67%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (41.67%) Security Hardening
3 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (25.00%) Software Asset Management
4 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Management
5 1 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (8.33%) High Availability
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (8.33%) Task Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) PHP
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) MCITP
2 1 (8.33%) MCTS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Shibboleth
2 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (8.33%) Docker
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (8.33%) Nagios
3 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (8.33%) OpenView
3 1 (8.33%) Puppet
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) Aruba
3 5 (41.67%) Avaya
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) Google
5 3 (25.00%) Snow
5 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (8.33%) F5
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle
6 1 (8.33%) Symantec