The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 24 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
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 774 698 798
Rank change year-on-year -76 +100  
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 109 226 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.52% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 100 107 139
Median salary £41,250 £37,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.27% +7.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,250
% change year-on-year -6.66% +12.78%  

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.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 39192 43578 51977
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.55% 44.26% 46.86%
Number of salaries quoted 31085 35450 41894
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Sophos
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Sophos in the UK

Sophos
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sophos over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Sophos in the UK

Sophos
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England -65 103 £42,500 +11.84% 15
London +33 47 £43,860 +10.33% 3
South East -52 23 £32,500 -18.75% 4
West Yorkshire +24 13 £37,500 -25.00%
Yorkshire +10 13 £37,500 -16.66%
Leeds - 13 £37,500 -
Oxfordshire -61 10 £33,750 -15.62% 2
Witney - 9 £32,500 -
Berkshire +35 7 £45,000 +5.88%
City of London +24 7 £53,500 +46.57%
North West -48 7 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Scotland - 6 £36,513 - 1
Reading +32 5 £45,000 +5.88%
West Midlands +2 5 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Surrey +23 4 £29,500 +7.27%
Birmingham +6 4 £50,000 +31.14% 1
Cheshire -23 4 £48,750 - 1
Bellshill - 4 £36,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 4 £36,000 -
East of England -3 3 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Merseyside -9 3 £31,000 - 1
East Midlands +19 2 £45,000 +63.63% 1
South West +1 2 £24,500 -10.90% 2
Derbyshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
Cornwall - 2 £24,500 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £25,000 - 1
Derby - 2 £45,000 - 1
Crewe - 2 £55,000 -
Borehamwood - 2 £25,000 -
Bodmin - 2 £24,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for Sophos.

1 182 (80.18%) Windows
2 131 (57.71%) Active Directory
3 126 (55.51%) Microsoft
4 116 (51.10%) Firewall
5 112 (49.34%) VMware
6 99 (43.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 93 (40.97%) Windows Server
8 90 (39.65%) VMware Infrastructure
9 89 (39.21%) Cisco
10 86 (37.89%) MS Exchange
11 73 (32.16%) DNS
12 69 (30.40%) Microsoft Office
13 68 (29.96%) Office 365
14 67 (29.52%) Windows Server 2012
15 64 (28.19%) Symantec
15 64 (28.19%) Backup Exec
16 63 (27.75%) Hyper-V
17 58 (25.55%) HP
18 57 (25.11%) DHCP
19 56 (24.67%) Windows 7
20 52 (22.91%) ITIL
21 51 (22.47%) Citrix
22 49 (21.59%) SAN
22 49 (21.59%) VPN
22 49 (21.59%) Exchange Server 2010
23 48 (21.15%) Linux
24 44 (19.38%) TCP/IP
24 44 (19.38%) Apple
25 42 (18.50%) SQL
26 37 (16.30%) SQL Server

Sophos
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 86 (37.89%) MS Exchange
2 49 (21.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (11.01%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (7.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (4.85%) Confluence
6 11 (4.85%) IIS
7 10 (4.41%) Skype for Business
8 9 (3.96%) SAS
9 8 (3.52%) SharePoint
10 7 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (2.64%) Apache
11 6 (2.64%) CMS
12 5 (2.20%) IBM Domino
13 3 (1.32%) Apache Spark
13 3 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (1.32%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.88%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.44%) Site Server
Applications
1 69 (30.40%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.64%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.20%) SOLIDWORKS
4 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.44%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 68 (29.96%) Office 365
2 35 (15.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (8.37%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (7.93%) Mimecast
5 12 (5.29%) G Suite
6 10 (4.41%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.32%) SaaS
9 2 (0.88%) Slack
9 2 (0.88%) Trello
10 1 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.44%) IaaS
10 1 (0.44%) Sumo Logic
10 1 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 116 (51.10%) Firewall
2 73 (32.16%) DNS
3 57 (25.11%) DHCP
4 49 (21.59%) SAN
4 49 (21.59%) VPN
5 44 (19.38%) TCP/IP
6 28 (12.33%) LAN
6 28 (12.33%) WAN
7 24 (10.57%) VLAN
8 23 (10.13%) Internet
9 21 (9.25%) Network Security
9 21 (9.25%) Wireless
10 18 (7.93%) Remote Desktop
11 17 (7.49%) MPLS
12 16 (7.05%) iSCSI
13 14 (6.17%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (5.73%) IPsec
15 12 (5.29%) BGP
15 12 (5.29%) OSPF
15 12 (5.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (16.30%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.29%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.08%) MySQL
5 3 (1.32%) Big Data
5 3 (1.32%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (5.29%) Metasploit
2 7 (3.08%) JIRA
3 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (6.61%) Finance
2 13 (5.73%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.64%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.76%) Law
4 4 (1.76%) Legal
4 4 (1.76%) Marketing
5 2 (0.88%) Billing
5 2 (0.88%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.44%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (0.44%) German Language
6 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (27.75%) Analyst
2 44 (19.38%) Support Engineer
3 35 (15.42%) IT Support
4 30 (13.22%) 3rd Line Support
4 30 (13.22%) Security Analyst
5 29 (12.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 24 (10.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 23 (10.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 22 (9.69%) IT Analyst
9 21 (9.25%) Systems Engineer
10 20 (8.81%) Support Analyst
11 17 (7.49%) IT Engineer
12 16 (7.05%) Windows Engineer
13 14 (6.17%) Network Analyst
13 14 (6.17%) Network Security Analyst
14 13 (5.73%) IT Manager
14 13 (5.73%) Operations Engineer
15 12 (5.29%) 2nd Line Support
15 12 (5.29%) Desktop Support
15 12 (5.29%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.41%) Web Services
2 7 (3.08%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (3.08%) Regular Expression
2 7 (3.08%) XML
3 5 (2.20%) CGI
4 3 (1.32%) PCRE
5 1 (0.44%) .NET
5 1 (0.44%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.13%) Management Information System
2 12 (5.29%) iPad
3 11 (4.85%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.85%) Data Centre
3 11 (4.85%) Fat Client
3 11 (4.85%) Replication
3 11 (4.85%) Thin Client
4 10 (4.41%) BYOD
4 10 (4.41%) Clustering
5 8 (3.52%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (3.52%) NHS
5 8 (3.52%) Security Operations Centre
6 7 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.08%) IVR
6 7 (3.08%) Smartphone
7 6 (2.64%) CCTV
7 6 (2.64%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.64%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.20%) AS400
9 4 (1.76%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 182 (80.18%) Windows
2 99 (43.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 93 (40.97%) Windows Server
4 67 (29.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 56 (24.67%) Windows 7
6 48 (21.15%) Linux
7 35 (15.42%) Windows 10
8 27 (11.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (11.01%) Windows 8
10 22 (9.69%) Apple iOS
11 18 (7.93%) Android
12 17 (7.49%) Windows XP
13 16 (7.05%) Mac OS X
14 12 (5.29%) Kali Linux
14 12 (5.29%) Windows Vista
15 10 (4.41%) Unix
16 7 (3.08%) Ubuntu
17 6 (2.64%) Mac OS
18 5 (2.20%) SUSE
18 5 (2.20%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (22.91%) ITIL
2 27 (11.89%) SIEM
3 26 (11.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 26 (11.45%) Information Security
4 23 (10.13%) Presales
5 22 (9.69%) Risk Management
6 20 (8.81%) Business Continuity
7 19 (8.37%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 19 (8.37%) Kalman Filter
8 18 (7.93%) Service Management
9 17 (7.49%) Web Filtering
10 16 (7.05%) ITSM
11 15 (6.61%) Analytics
11 15 (6.61%) IT Strategy
11 15 (6.61%) Migration
12 14 (6.17%) Capacity Planning
12 14 (6.17%) Problem Management
13 13 (5.73%) Network Management
13 13 (5.73%) Open Source
13 13 (5.73%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (18.50%) SQL
2 20 (8.81%) Python
3 18 (7.93%) PowerShell
4 10 (4.41%) Java
5 9 (3.96%) Bash Shell
6 7 (3.08%) Ruby
7 6 (2.64%) C
8 5 (2.20%) C++
9 3 (1.32%) C#
9 3 (1.32%) Perl
10 2 (0.88%) PHP
11 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.44%) VB
11 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (13.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (12.78%) CEH
2 29 (12.78%) Degree
3 20 (8.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (7.93%) CISM
5 17 (7.49%) CompTIA Security+
5 17 (7.49%) Security+ Certification
6 15 (6.61%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (5.73%) CISSP
7 13 (5.73%) GIAC
8 12 (5.29%) GSEC
9 11 (4.85%) CCNA
10 10 (4.41%) MCSE
11 8 (3.52%) CASP
11 8 (3.52%) MCSA
11 8 (3.52%) SSCP
12 7 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (3.08%) MCITP
13 5 (2.20%) Security Cleared
13 5 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.45%) PCI DSS
2 23 (10.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (4.41%) Cyber Essentials
3 10 (4.41%) SLA
4 7 (3.08%) QA
5 5 (2.20%) ISO 22301
6 4 (1.76%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.88%) GDPR
8 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.44%) GPG13
8 1 (0.44%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 131 (57.71%) Active Directory
2 90 (39.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (27.75%) Hyper-V
4 26 (11.45%) vSphere
4 26 (11.45%) XenApp
5 20 (8.81%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (8.37%) Snort
7 18 (7.93%) XenDesktop
8 13 (5.73%) Terminal Services
9 10 (4.41%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (3.08%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (2.20%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (1.76%) KVM
12 4 (1.76%) XenServer
13 3 (1.32%) HDFS
13 3 (1.32%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
15 1 (0.44%) BitLocker
15 1 (0.44%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 64 (28.19%) Backup Exec
2 34 (14.98%) Norton AntiVirus
3 27 (11.89%) WSUS
4 25 (11.01%) SCCM
5 21 (9.25%) Nessus
6 12 (5.29%) EnCase
6 12 (5.29%) Nexpose
6 12 (5.29%) Nmap
7 9 (3.96%) AirWatch
7 9 (3.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 9 (3.96%) SmoothWall
8 8 (3.52%) logstash
9 7 (3.08%) Kibana
9 7 (3.08%) QRadar
10 6 (2.64%) FortiGate
11 5 (2.20%) CSIRT
11 5 (2.20%) vCenter Server
12 4 (1.76%) RSA enVision
13 3 (1.32%) Fluentd
13 3 (1.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 126 (55.51%) Microsoft
2 112 (49.34%) VMware
3 89 (39.21%) Cisco
4 64 (28.19%) Symantec
5 58 (25.55%) HP
6 51 (22.47%) Citrix
7 44 (19.38%) Apple
8 34 (14.98%) CheckPoint
9 33 (14.54%) McAfee
10 30 (13.22%) Dell
11 29 (12.78%) Veeam
12 27 (11.89%) LogRhythm
12 27 (11.89%) Palo Alto
13 23 (10.13%) Avaya
14 20 (8.81%) AlienVault
14 20 (8.81%) Qualys
15 16 (7.05%) Splunk
16 15 (6.61%) SonicWALL
17 14 (6.17%) Juniper
18 12 (5.29%) AppSense
Coventry, Warwickshire
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 18 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 38k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
83Zero Ltd
Salary: Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum benefits and technical training
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson Government & Defence
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + on call allowance & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago