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 29 April 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
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 775 713 775
Rank change year-on-year -62 +62  
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 105 257 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.55% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 93 122 173
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +21.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £25,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,800 £49,300 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,764 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -23.09% +23.07%  

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 38504 46980 52135
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.16% 45.46% 46.95%
Number of salaries quoted 30970 38372 41672
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 -50 98 £31,500 -21.25% 22
London +55 35 £42,750 +7.54% 8
South East -52 23 £29,000 -28.83% 11
Oxfordshire -71 13 £30,764 -23.09% 9
South West +16 9 £24,500 -34.66%
Oxford -4 9 £25,250 -40.58% 1
Tyne and Wear +20 8 £28,500 -28.75%
East of England +17 8 £38,000 +8.57%
Newcastle upon Tyne +14 8 £28,500 -28.75%
North East +14 8 £28,500 -28.75%
City of London +34 7 £43,500 +16.00% 1
West Yorkshire +31 7 £37,500 +54.63% 1
Yorkshire +18 7 £37,500 +20.96% 1
Cambridgeshire +15 7 £38,000 +52.00%
Cambridge -12 7 £38,000 +52.00%
Leeds - 7 £37,500 - 1
North West -36 6 £29,750 -11.85% 2
Devon - 6 £32,500 -
Scotland +16 5 £36,513 -8.71%
Exeter - 5 £32,500 -
Bodmin - 4 £24,500 -
Cornwall - 4 £24,500 -
Surrey +54 3 £29,000 +5.45% 1
Berkshire +29 3 £62,500 +51.51% 1
Hampshire +11 3 £22,500 -45.78%
Witney -7 3 £35,000 +29.62%
Merseyside -11 3 £31,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 £22,500 -
Glasgow +21 2 £36,513 -8.71%
West Midlands +5 2 £31,000 -31.11%

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 190 (74.80%) Windows
2 131 (51.57%) Microsoft
3 126 (49.61%) Active Directory
4 117 (46.06%) Firewall
4 117 (46.06%) VMware
5 99 (38.98%) VMware Infrastructure
6 89 (35.04%) Cisco
7 86 (33.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 86 (33.86%) Windows Server
8 79 (31.10%) MS Exchange
9 76 (29.92%) Office 365
10 72 (28.35%) Microsoft Office
11 68 (26.77%) Windows Server 2012
12 67 (26.38%) Hyper-V
13 64 (25.20%) Linux
14 60 (23.62%) Backup Exec
15 55 (21.65%) DNS
16 53 (20.87%) VPN
16 53 (20.87%) HP
16 53 (20.87%) Windows 7
17 52 (20.47%) Citrix
18 50 (19.69%) SQL Server
19 49 (19.29%) Degree
20 48 (18.90%) ITIL
21 47 (18.50%) Symantec
22 42 (16.54%) TCP/IP
23 41 (16.14%) SAN
24 40 (15.75%) DHCP
25 38 (14.96%) SQL
26 36 (14.17%) Exchange Server 2010

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 79 (31.10%) MS Exchange
2 36 (14.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (8.27%) SharePoint
4 18 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (4.72%) Skype for Business
6 10 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (3.94%) IIS
7 9 (3.54%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (3.15%) Apache
8 8 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (2.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.97%) Apache Spark
10 5 (1.97%) Confluence
10 5 (1.97%) IBM Domino
10 5 (1.97%) Site Server
11 4 (1.57%) IBM Notes
12 3 (1.18%) CMS
12 3 (1.18%) SAS
12 3 (1.18%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.79%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 72 (28.35%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.97%) SOLIDWORKS
3 4 (1.57%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.79%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.39%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.79%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 76 (29.92%) Office 365
2 32 (12.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (11.42%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (7.48%) Mimecast
5 10 (3.94%) SaaS
6 8 (3.15%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.97%) G Suite
8 4 (1.57%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.57%) Sumo Logic
9 1 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.39%) AdWords
9 1 (0.39%) IaaS
9 1 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 117 (46.06%) Firewall
2 55 (21.65%) DNS
3 53 (20.87%) VPN
4 42 (16.54%) TCP/IP
5 41 (16.14%) SAN
6 40 (15.75%) DHCP
7 28 (11.02%) VLAN
8 25 (9.84%) WAN
9 24 (9.45%) LAN
10 20 (7.87%) VoIP
11 17 (6.69%) Network Security
12 15 (5.91%) MPLS
12 15 (5.91%) Remote Desktop
12 15 (5.91%) Wireless
13 13 (5.12%) Internet
14 12 (4.72%) DMZ
14 12 (4.72%) Skype
14 12 (4.72%) SMTP
15 11 (4.33%) IPsec
16 9 (3.54%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (19.69%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.72%) Amazon RDS
3 11 (4.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (3.94%) MySQL
5 5 (1.97%) Big Data
5 5 (1.97%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.79%) GIS
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (1.57%) JIRA
1 4 (1.57%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.79%) ClearCase
2 2 (0.79%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (7.48%) Finance
1 19 (7.48%) Telecoms
2 12 (4.72%) Manufacturing
3 11 (4.33%) Marketing
4 7 (2.76%) Retail
5 5 (1.97%) Back Office
6 4 (1.57%) Advertising
7 2 (0.79%) Billing
7 2 (0.79%) Legal
8 1 (0.39%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (0.39%) German Language
Job Titles
1 61 (24.02%) Analyst
2 49 (19.29%) Support Engineer
3 32 (12.60%) 3rd Line Support
4 31 (12.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 30 (11.81%) IT Support
6 27 (10.63%) Security Analyst
7 24 (9.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 20 (7.87%) IT Engineer
9 18 (7.09%) Desktop Support
9 18 (7.09%) IT Analyst
9 18 (7.09%) Support Analyst
10 17 (6.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 17 (6.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 16 (6.30%) Software Engineer
11 16 (6.30%) Windows Engineer
12 15 (5.91%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
13 14 (5.51%) 2nd Line Support
13 14 (5.51%) IT Support Engineer
13 14 (5.51%) Systems Engineer
13 14 (5.51%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.69%) Web Services
2 10 (3.94%) Elastic Stack
2 10 (3.94%) Regular Expression
3 7 (2.76%) XML
4 5 (1.97%) EDI
4 5 (1.97%) PCRE
5 3 (1.18%) CGI
6 2 (0.79%) Dojo
6 2 (0.79%) GWT
6 2 (0.79%) J2EE
6 2 (0.79%) JSF
7 1 (0.39%) .NET
7 1 (0.39%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.66%) Management Information System
2 14 (5.51%) Virtual Team
3 13 (5.12%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.72%) Replication
4 12 (4.72%) Security Operations Centre
5 11 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.33%) Clustering
6 9 (3.54%) Biotechnology
6 9 (3.54%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.76%) IVR
8 6 (2.36%) iPad
9 5 (1.97%) AS400
9 5 (1.97%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.97%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.97%) NHS
9 5 (1.97%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.57%) BYOD
10 4 (1.57%) CCTV
10 4 (1.57%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (1.57%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 190 (74.80%) Windows
2 86 (33.86%) Windows Server
2 86 (33.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 68 (26.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 64 (25.20%) Linux
5 53 (20.87%) Windows 7
6 30 (11.81%) Windows 10
7 23 (9.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (7.87%) Windows 8
9 18 (7.09%) Mac OS X
10 17 (6.69%) Unix
11 16 (6.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (4.72%) Windows XP
13 11 (4.33%) Android
13 11 (4.33%) Ubuntu
14 8 (3.15%) Apple iOS
14 8 (3.15%) Windows Vista
15 4 (1.57%) Kali Linux
16 3 (1.18%) Mac OS
16 3 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (18.90%) ITIL
2 25 (9.84%) Information Security
2 25 (9.84%) Root Cause Analysis
3 24 (9.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 23 (9.06%) Mentoring
5 20 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (7.87%) Business Continuity
5 20 (7.87%) Cybersecurity
5 20 (7.87%) Project Management
5 20 (7.87%) Risk Management
5 20 (7.87%) Software Engineering
6 18 (7.09%) Presales
7 17 (6.69%) Capacity Planning
7 17 (6.69%) Data Protection
8 16 (6.30%) SIEM
9 15 (5.91%) Coaching
9 15 (5.91%) Penetration Testing
9 15 (5.91%) Service Delivery
10 14 (5.51%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 14 (5.51%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 38 (14.96%) SQL
2 31 (12.20%) Python
3 19 (7.48%) Java
4 18 (7.09%) PowerShell
5 16 (6.30%) C++
6 15 (5.91%) Bash Shell
7 10 (3.94%) Ruby
8 7 (2.76%) C#
9 6 (2.36%) C
10 4 (1.57%) Perl
11 2 (0.79%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.79%) PHP
11 2 (0.79%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (19.29%) Degree
2 32 (12.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (9.84%) CEH
4 23 (9.06%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (5.91%) CompTIA Security+
5 15 (5.91%) Security+ Certification
6 13 (5.12%) CISM
6 13 (5.12%) CISSP
7 12 (4.72%) CCNA
8 11 (4.33%) MCSE
9 10 (3.94%) MCSA
10 9 (3.54%) CREST Certified
10 9 (3.54%) OSCP
11 8 (3.15%) GIAC
11 8 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (2.36%) MCITP
13 5 (1.97%) CCNP
13 5 (1.97%) GCIH
13 5 (1.97%) Security Cleared
13 5 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (8.27%) PCI DSS
2 21 (8.27%) QA
3 15 (5.91%) SLA
4 4 (1.57%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (1.57%) SSAE 16
5 3 (1.18%) GPG13
5 3 (1.18%) ISO22301
6 2 (0.79%) GDPR
7 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 126 (49.61%) Active Directory
2 99 (38.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (26.38%) Hyper-V
4 19 (7.48%) VMware ESX
4 19 (7.48%) XenApp
5 14 (5.51%) Snort
6 13 (5.12%) vSphere
6 13 (5.12%) XenDesktop
7 12 (4.72%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (3.15%) Terminal Services
8 8 (3.15%) XenServer
9 7 (2.76%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (2.36%) KVM
11 5 (1.97%) HDFS
12 4 (1.57%) ISA Server
12 4 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (1.57%) Xen
13 3 (1.18%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (1.18%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.79%) Samba
Systems Management
1 60 (23.62%) Backup Exec
2 25 (9.84%) Norton AntiVirus
3 24 (9.45%) WSUS
4 17 (6.69%) SCCM
5 13 (5.12%) logstash
6 10 (3.94%) AirWatch
6 10 (3.94%) QRadar
7 9 (3.54%) Kibana
8 8 (3.15%) CSIRT
9 7 (2.76%) Nessus
10 6 (2.36%) Nagios
11 5 (1.97%) Fluentd
11 5 (1.97%) HP SIM
11 5 (1.97%) RSA enVision
11 5 (1.97%) vCenter Server
12 4 (1.57%) EnCase
12 4 (1.57%) Nexpose
12 4 (1.57%) Nmap
12 4 (1.57%) WMI
13 3 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 131 (51.57%) Microsoft
2 117 (46.06%) VMware
3 89 (35.04%) Cisco
4 53 (20.87%) HP
5 52 (20.47%) Citrix
6 47 (18.50%) Symantec
7 31 (12.20%) Avaya
8 30 (11.81%) Apple
8 30 (11.81%) CheckPoint
9 29 (11.42%) Dell
10 22 (8.66%) Forcepoint
11 21 (8.27%) Veeam
12 19 (7.48%) Intel Security
12 19 (7.48%) SonicWALL
13 17 (6.69%) Red Hat
14 16 (6.30%) LogRhythm
14 16 (6.30%) Palo Alto
14 16 (6.30%) Splunk
15 15 (5.91%) AlienVault
15 15 (5.91%) WatchGuard
West London
Fox Network group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Bupa
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: £25,000 per annum + Uncapped Commission
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £52000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £52000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £65k - 75k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Venturi
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 17 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Dorking
Mint
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: £32,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 8 days ago