Period
to 23 July 2017

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 6 months to 23 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 956 804 939
Rank change year-on-year -152 +135 +18
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 216 487 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.54% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 187 253 308
UK median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +14.29% +11.11%
10th Percentile £23,750 £25,000 £24,850
90th Percentile £67,250 £53,100 £55,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £31,000 £40,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year -22.50% +18.52% +20.54%

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 78810 90870 103481
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.43% 44.90% 46.76%
Number of salaries quoted 61984 74004 83233
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £74,306
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75% -

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Sophos as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Sophos in the UK

Sophos
Top 15 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 6 months to 23 July 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
England -161 200 £32,500 -18.75% 27
UK excluding London -163 131 £31,000 -22.50% 18
London +20 80 £42,750 +6.88% 10
South East -111 47 £30,764 -23.09% 11
North of England -9 37 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Yorkshire +16 14 £37,500 -14.29%
South West +14 14 £24,500 -30.00% 3
East of England +28 13 £37,250 +6.43% 1
North West -49 13 £31,000 -14.48% 1
Scotland +25 10 £36,256 -9.36% 1
North East +21 10 £30,000 -25.00%
Midlands +16 9 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands +10 7 £50,000 +11.11%
East Midlands +22 2 £45,000 +63.64% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £23,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 180 (83.33%) Windows
2 136 (62.96%) Active Directory
3 118 (54.63%) Microsoft
4 106 (49.07%) VMware
5 102 (47.22%) Firewall
6 98 (45.37%) Windows Server
7 92 (42.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 88 (40.74%) MS Exchange
9 87 (40.28%) Cisco
10 81 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 78 (36.11%) DNS
12 69 (31.94%) Symantec
13 64 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
14 62 (28.70%) Office 365
14 62 (28.70%) Microsoft Office
15 60 (27.78%) DHCP
16 58 (26.85%) HP
16 58 (26.85%) Backup Exec
16 58 (26.85%) Windows 7
17 56 (25.93%) Hyper-V
17 56 (25.93%) Citrix
18 52 (24.07%) ITIL
19 50 (23.15%) SAN
20 48 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
21 46 (21.30%) SQL
22 45 (20.83%) Linux
23 42 (19.44%) VPN
23 42 (19.44%) Apple
24 38 (17.59%) TCP/IP
24 38 (17.59%) 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 88 (40.74%) MS Exchange
2 48 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (10.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 21 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (5.09%) Confluence
6 11 (5.09%) IIS
6 11 (5.09%) Skype for Business
7 9 (4.17%) SAS
8 6 (2.78%) CMS
9 5 (2.31%) Apache
9 5 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (2.31%) IBM Domino
9 5 (2.31%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.39%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.93%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.93%) WordPress
12 1 (0.46%) Apache Qpid
Applications
1 62 (28.70%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.31%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.31%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.46%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.39%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 62 (28.70%) Office 365
2 37 (17.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (10.19%) Mimecast
4 21 (9.72%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (6.48%) G Suite
6 11 (5.09%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.85%) Slack
8 3 (1.39%) Trello
9 2 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.93%) SaaS
10 1 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.46%) IaaS
10 1 (0.46%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 102 (47.22%) Firewall
2 78 (36.11%) DNS
3 60 (27.78%) DHCP
4 50 (23.15%) SAN
5 42 (19.44%) VPN
6 38 (17.59%) TCP/IP
7 27 (12.50%) WAN
8 26 (12.04%) LAN
9 24 (11.11%) Network Security
10 22 (10.19%) VLAN
11 21 (9.72%) Internet
12 20 (9.26%) Remote Desktop
12 20 (9.26%) Wireless
13 16 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (7.41%) iSCSI
13 16 (7.41%) MPLS
14 12 (5.56%) Skype
14 12 (5.56%) VoIP
15 11 (5.09%) BGP
15 11 (5.09%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (17.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.09%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.24%) MySQL
5 3 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.93%) Big Data
6 2 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.93%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (6.48%) Metasploit
2 8 (3.70%) JIRA
3 3 (1.39%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.46%) Selenium
4 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.46%) TestLink
4 1 (0.46%) TestRail
General
1 15 (6.94%) Finance
2 11 (5.09%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.24%) Law
5 6 (2.78%) Legal
6 2 (0.93%) Billing
6 2 (0.93%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (0.93%) Retail
7 1 (0.46%) French Language
7 1 (0.46%) Games
7 1 (0.46%) German Language
7 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (27.78%) Analyst
2 41 (18.98%) IT Support
2 41 (18.98%) Support Engineer
3 27 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 27 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 25 (11.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 23 (10.65%) Support Analyst
6 22 (10.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 22 (10.19%) Security Analyst
7 21 (9.72%) Systems Engineer
8 19 (8.80%) IT Engineer
9 16 (7.41%) IT Analyst
10 15 (6.94%) IT Manager
10 15 (6.94%) Windows Engineer
11 14 (6.48%) 2nd Line Support
12 13 (6.02%) IT Support Analyst
12 13 (6.02%) IT Support Engineer
13 12 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
13 12 (5.56%) Administrator
13 12 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.63%) Web Services
2 8 (3.70%) XML
3 5 (2.31%) CGI
4 4 (1.85%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (1.85%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.93%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.46%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.46%) Apache Camel
6 1 (0.46%) CSS
6 1 (0.46%) HTML
6 1 (0.46%) JSON
6 1 (0.46%) PCRE
6 1 (0.46%) RESTful
6 1 (0.46%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.46%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.87%) Management Information System
2 12 (5.56%) Replication
3 11 (5.09%) Computer Science
3 11 (5.09%) Data Centre
3 11 (5.09%) iPad
4 10 (4.63%) BYOD
4 10 (4.63%) Clustering
4 10 (4.63%) Fat Client
4 10 (4.63%) Thin Client
5 8 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (3.70%) NHS
6 7 (3.24%) IVR
6 7 (3.24%) Smartphone
7 6 (2.78%) CCTV
7 6 (2.78%) Driving Licence
8 5 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.31%) AS400
8 5 (2.31%) PKI
8 5 (2.31%) RSA SecurID
9 4 (1.85%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 180 (83.33%) Windows
2 98 (45.37%) Windows Server
3 92 (42.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 64 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 58 (26.85%) Windows 7
6 45 (20.83%) Linux
7 37 (17.13%) Windows 10
8 25 (11.57%) Windows 8
9 24 (11.11%) Apple iOS
10 23 (10.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (8.80%) Android
12 18 (8.33%) Mac OS X
13 17 (7.87%) Windows XP
14 14 (6.48%) Kali Linux
15 12 (5.56%) Windows Vista
16 10 (4.63%) Unix
17 9 (4.17%) Mac OS
18 7 (3.24%) Ubuntu
19 5 (2.31%) SUSE
19 5 (2.31%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (24.07%) ITIL
2 26 (12.04%) SIEM
3 25 (11.57%) Information Security
4 22 (10.19%) Presales
5 21 (9.72%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (9.72%) Service Management
6 18 (8.33%) Analytics
6 18 (8.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 17 (7.87%) ITSM
8 16 (7.41%) IT Strategy
9 15 (6.94%) Business Continuity
9 15 (6.94%) Kalman Filter
9 15 (6.94%) Migration
9 15 (6.94%) Problem Management
10 14 (6.48%) Forensic Analysis
10 14 (6.48%) Open Source
10 14 (6.48%) Risk Management
10 14 (6.48%) Vulnerability Management
11 13 (6.02%) Web Filtering
12 12 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 46 (21.30%) SQL
2 17 (7.87%) PowerShell
3 14 (6.48%) Python
4 9 (4.17%) Java
5 7 (3.24%) C
6 5 (2.31%) Bash Shell
6 5 (2.31%) Ruby
7 3 (1.39%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.39%) PHP
7 3 (1.39%) VB
8 2 (0.93%) Groovy
9 1 (0.46%) Perl
9 1 (0.46%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 31 (14.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (12.50%) CEH
3 19 (8.80%) Degree
4 14 (6.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (6.48%) GIAC
4 14 (6.48%) GSEC
5 12 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (5.09%) CISSP
6 11 (5.09%) CompTIA Security+
6 11 (5.09%) Security+ Certification
7 10 (4.63%) CCNA
7 10 (4.63%) CISM
8 8 (3.70%) CASP
8 8 (3.70%) MCSE
8 8 (3.70%) SSCP
9 7 (3.24%) MCITP
10 6 (2.78%) MCSA
11 4 (1.85%) CCNP
11 4 (1.85%) MCDST
11 4 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (8.33%) PCI DSS
3 16 (7.41%) SLA
4 10 (4.63%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (2.31%) ISO 22301
6 4 (1.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.93%) GDPR
7 2 (0.93%) QA
8 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.46%) GPG13
System Software
1 136 (62.96%) Active Directory
2 81 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (25.93%) Hyper-V
4 29 (13.43%) XenApp
5 28 (12.96%) vSphere
6 19 (8.80%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (8.33%) Snort
8 17 (7.87%) XenDesktop
9 10 (4.63%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (4.63%) Terminal Services
10 6 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (2.31%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (1.85%) KVM
13 3 (1.39%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
15 1 (0.46%) Docker
15 1 (0.46%) HDFS
15 1 (0.46%) VirtualBox
15 1 (0.46%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 58 (26.85%) Backup Exec
2 35 (16.20%) Norton AntiVirus
3 27 (12.50%) WSUS
4 25 (11.57%) SCCM
5 23 (10.65%) Nessus
6 14 (6.48%) EnCase
6 14 (6.48%) Nexpose
6 14 (6.48%) Nmap
7 9 (4.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 9 (4.17%) SmoothWall
8 6 (2.78%) FortiGate
9 4 (1.85%) AirWatch
9 4 (1.85%) CSIRT
9 4 (1.85%) Kibana
9 4 (1.85%) logstash
9 4 (1.85%) QRadar
9 4 (1.85%) vCenter Server
10 3 (1.39%) Puppet
10 3 (1.39%) RSA enVision
10 3 (1.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 118 (54.63%) Microsoft
2 106 (49.07%) VMware
3 87 (40.28%) Cisco
4 69 (31.94%) Symantec
5 58 (26.85%) HP
6 56 (25.93%) Citrix
7 42 (19.44%) Apple
8 31 (14.35%) Veeam
9 30 (13.89%) McAfee
10 29 (13.43%) Dell
11 26 (12.04%) LogRhythm
11 26 (12.04%) Palo Alto
12 23 (10.65%) CheckPoint
13 22 (10.19%) Qualys
14 21 (9.72%) Avaya
15 19 (8.80%) AlienVault
16 14 (6.48%) CyberArk
16 14 (6.48%) Rapid7
16 14 (6.48%) SonicWALL
17 12 (5.56%) Splunk
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