The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Abingdon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sophos PLC.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 2 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 68 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 36.96% - -
As % of the Vendors category 54.84% - -
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 0
Average salary £44,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
Sophos
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Abingdon region.

Vendors Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
124 60 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 67.39% 47.62% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 56 37 19
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sophos across the Abingdon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

Sophos
Salary Trend in Abingdon

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

Sophos Salary Trend in Abingdon

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing Sophos also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sophos.

1 66 (62.26%) Windows
2 46 (43.40%) Python
2 46 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (37.74%) Microsoft
4 34 (32.08%) C++
5 33 (31.13%) C#
6 32 (30.19%) Analytical Skills
7 29 (27.36%) QA
8 28 (26.42%) MS Office
9 27 (25.47%) Software Engineering
10 25 (23.58%) Pair Programming
11 24 (22.64%) Java
12 23 (21.70%) Test Automation
12 23 (21.70%) Continuous Improvement
12 23 (21.70%) Windows Server
13 22 (20.75%) Firewall
14 21 (19.81%) Internet
14 21 (19.81%) Data Protection
15 19 (17.92%) Degree
15 19 (17.92%) Mentoring
15 19 (17.92%) Perl
16 18 (16.98%) Coaching
17 15 (14.15%) Linux
17 15 (14.15%) Data Mining
17 15 (14.15%) Active Directory
18 13 (12.26%) Unix
18 13 (12.26%) Management Information System
18 13 (12.26%) Regression Testing
18 13 (12.26%) Windows Server 2012
18 13 (12.26%) Root Cause Analysis

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing Sophos also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sophos. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (10.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (8.49%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.89%) Lync
Applications
1 28 (26.42%) MS Office
2 8 (7.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) BigMachines
1 1 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.75%) Firewall
2 21 (19.81%) Internet
3 9 (8.49%) DNS
3 9 (8.49%) SMTP
4 8 (7.55%) iSCSI
4 8 (7.55%) SAN
4 8 (7.55%) VPN
5 4 (3.77%) Network Security
6 2 (1.89%) DHCP
6 2 (1.89%) FTP
6 2 (1.89%) HTTP
7 1 (0.94%) BGP
7 1 (0.94%) Intranet
7 1 (0.94%) IPv6
7 1 (0.94%) OSPF
7 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.15%) Data Mining
2 9 (8.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (5.66%) WinDbg
2 5 (4.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (4.72%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.72%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (3.77%) Marketing
2 3 (2.83%) Finance
2 3 (2.83%) Legal
3 2 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.94%) French Language
4 1 (0.94%) Italian Language
4 1 (0.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (25.47%) Software Engineer
2 13 (12.26%) C++ Software Engineer
3 12 (11.32%) C# Software Engineer
4 10 (9.43%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 10 (9.43%) Technical Support
5 9 (8.49%) Graduate
5 9 (8.49%) IT Engineer
5 9 (8.49%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (7.55%) Account Manager
6 8 (7.55%) Administrator
6 8 (7.55%) Java Engineer
6 8 (7.55%) Java Software Engineer
6 8 (7.55%) Support Engineer
6 8 (7.55%) Support Manager
6 8 (7.55%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (7.55%) Technical Account Manager
6 8 (7.55%) Technical Manager
6 8 (7.55%) Technical Support Manager
7 7 (6.60%) Architect
7 7 (6.60%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.49%) .NET
2 7 (6.60%) HTML
3 5 (4.72%) Velocity
4 3 (2.83%) Middleware
5 2 (1.89%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 32 (30.19%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.26%) Management Information System
3 11 (10.38%) Blog
3 11 (10.38%) Computer Science
4 8 (7.55%) Clustering
4 8 (7.55%) EqualLogic
5 6 (5.66%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.94%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 66 (62.26%) Windows
2 23 (21.70%) Windows Server
3 15 (14.15%) Linux
4 13 (12.26%) Unix
4 13 (12.26%) Windows 7
4 13 (12.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (7.55%) Mac OS
5 8 (7.55%) NetWare
6 5 (4.72%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.83%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.89%) AIX
9 2 (1.89%) HPUX
9 2 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (25.47%) Software Engineering
3 25 (23.58%) Pair Programming
4 23 (21.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 23 (21.70%) Test Automation
5 21 (19.81%) Data Protection
6 19 (17.92%) Mentoring
7 18 (16.98%) Coaching
8 13 (12.26%) Regression Testing
8 13 (12.26%) Reverse Engineering
8 13 (12.26%) Root Cause Analysis
9 12 (11.32%) Information Security
10 11 (10.38%) Computer Security
10 11 (10.38%) ITIL
10 11 (10.38%) Product Management
10 11 (10.38%) Requirements Analysis
10 11 (10.38%) Service Delivery
10 11 (10.38%) Test Management
10 11 (10.38%) Test Strategy
10 11 (10.38%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (43.40%) Python
2 34 (32.08%) C++
3 33 (31.13%) C#
4 24 (22.64%) Java
5 19 (17.92%) Perl
6 9 (8.49%) PowerShell
7 7 (6.60%) C
7 7 (6.60%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.72%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.83%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 19 (17.92%) Degree
2 7 (6.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.77%) MCP
3 4 (3.77%) MCSE
4 3 (2.83%) A+ Certification
4 3 (2.83%) LPIC
5 2 (1.89%) MBA
6 1 (0.94%) CCNA
6 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.94%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (27.36%) QA
2 5 (4.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (14.15%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (7.55%) WSUS
2 3 (2.83%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 2 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (37.74%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.38%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (8.49%) Avaya
4 8 (7.55%) CheckPoint
4 8 (7.55%) Dell
4 8 (7.55%) Fortinet
5 5 (4.72%) Atlassian
6 4 (3.77%) Cadence
7 2 (1.89%) Citrix
7 2 (1.89%) CommVault
7 2 (1.89%) NetApp
8 1 (0.94%) Remedy
8 1 (0.94%) SAP
8 1 (0.94%) SolarWinds
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Competitive DOE + bonus & benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 13 days ago