The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 29 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.

Sophos
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 64 -
Rank change year-on-year +16 -  
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 10 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.21% 0.60% -
As % of the Vendors category 4.52% 1.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 0
Median salary £28,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.75% -  
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £40,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year -27.50% +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 Tyne and Wear.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 221 225 231
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 48.79% 45.18% 40.88%
Number of salaries quoted 200 204 200
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £59,100 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

Sophos
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for Sophos in Tyne and Wear

Sophos
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 29 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +19 10 £28,500 -28.75%
Sophos
North East

For the 6 months to 29 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 13 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (92.31%) SAN
2 12 (92.31%) MS Excel
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Symantec
2 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 12 (92.31%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) Backup Exec
2 12 (92.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (92.31%) Hyper-V
3 11 (84.62%) TCP/IP
3 11 (84.62%) Cisco
4 10 (76.92%) Citrix
4 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
4 10 (76.92%) DMZ
4 10 (76.92%) DNS
4 10 (76.92%) SMTP
4 10 (76.92%) DHCP
4 10 (76.92%) Web Services
4 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (76.92%) Amazon RDS
4 10 (76.92%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 10 (76.92%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (76.92%) VLAN
4 10 (76.92%) Clustering
4 10 (76.92%) Presales
4 10 (76.92%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 8 (61.54%) HP

Sophos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 13 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (92.31%) MS Excel
2 7 (53.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (76.92%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (53.85%) Office 365
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) Firewall
1 12 (92.31%) SAN
2 11 (84.62%) TCP/IP
3 10 (76.92%) DHCP
3 10 (76.92%) DMZ
3 10 (76.92%) DNS
3 10 (76.92%) SMTP
3 10 (76.92%) VLAN
4 3 (23.08%) WAN
5 2 (15.38%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (38.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Exchange Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Support Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Clustering
2 5 (38.46%) Replication
3 2 (15.38%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
1 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 10 (76.92%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 10 (76.92%) Presales
2 5 (38.46%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (38.46%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) MCSE
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (7.69%) MCSA
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Hyper-V
1 12 (92.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 5 (38.46%) VMware ESX
3 5 (38.46%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (92.31%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (92.31%) Symantec
2 12 (92.31%) VMware
3 11 (84.62%) Cisco
4 10 (76.92%) Citrix
5 8 (61.54%) HP
6 5 (38.46%) arcserve
6 5 (38.46%) Dell
6 5 (38.46%) Extreme Networks