The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 190 213 219
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +6
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 35 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.61% 0.35% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 1.14% 0.65% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 1
Average salary £24,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.42% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
Sophos
South East

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

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3072 3064 2607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 53.39% 52.98% 48.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2117 2194 2108
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Sophos
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Sophos Salary Trend in Berkshire

Sophos
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Sophos Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Sophos
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +8 26 £24,500 +11.36%
Newbury +7 6 £42,000 +27.27% 1
Wokingham - 3 £22,500 -
Sophos
South East

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 46 (97.87%) Windows
2 45 (95.74%) Microsoft
3 39 (82.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 39 (82.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 39 (82.98%) McAfee
3 39 (82.98%) Software Deployment
4 38 (80.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (80.85%) Security Cleared
5 37 (78.72%) Release Management
5 37 (78.72%) SC Cleared
5 37 (78.72%) DV Cleared
6 36 (76.60%) MS Excel
6 36 (76.60%) HP
7 33 (70.21%) Software Distribution
8 31 (65.96%) Windows 2000 Server
9 30 (63.83%) Active Directory
10 24 (51.06%) Telecoms
10 24 (51.06%) Finance
10 24 (51.06%) Retail
10 24 (51.06%) Fujitsu
10 24 (51.06%) SCCM
10 24 (51.06%) SCOM
11 8 (17.02%) Cisco
11 8 (17.02%) Firewall
12 7 (14.89%) Lync
13 5 (10.64%) ITIL
13 5 (10.64%) SLA
13 5 (10.64%) Network Monitoring
14 4 (8.51%) LAN
14 4 (8.51%) WAN

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 7 (14.89%) Lync
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 36 (76.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) Firewall
2 4 (8.51%) Wireless
2 4 (8.51%) LAN
2 4 (8.51%) WAN
2 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.26%) SAN
4 1 (2.13%) VoIP
General
1 24 (51.06%) Telecoms
1 24 (51.06%) Finance
1 24 (51.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (82.98%) Support Engineer
2 38 (80.85%) 2nd Line Support
3 37 (78.72%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Wintel Support
5 3 (6.38%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Network Operations Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) IT Support
7 1 (2.13%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 1 (2.13%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Support Technician
7 1 (2.13%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 46 (97.87%) Windows
2 38 (80.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 31 (65.96%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (82.98%) Software Deployment
2 37 (78.72%) Release Management
3 33 (70.21%) Software Distribution
4 5 (10.64%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (10.64%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 38 (80.85%) Security Cleared
2 37 (78.72%) SC Cleared
2 37 (78.72%) DV Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) Degree
3 4 (8.51%) CCNA
3 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.38%) CCDA
5 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.13%) MCDST
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.13%) MCP
6 1 (2.13%) MCSE
6 1 (2.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (63.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 39 (82.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 39 (82.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 24 (51.06%) SCCM
2 24 (51.06%) SCOM
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 45 (95.74%) Microsoft
2 39 (82.98%) McAfee
3 36 (76.60%) HP
4 24 (51.06%) Fujitsu
5 8 (17.02%) Cisco
6 3 (6.38%) VMware
7 2 (4.26%) Intel
8 1 (2.13%) Juniper
8 1 (2.13%) Apple
8 1 (2.13%) Symantec
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