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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 226 206 207
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +1
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 8 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.34% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.67% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 17
Average salary £48,000 £26,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.13% -44.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £24,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,100 £51,100 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -
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
2799 2851 2790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 54.31% 51.34% 51.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2273 2088 2003
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
Newbury +19 6 £48,000 +14.28%
Reading - 1 £40,000 -
Windsor - 1 £55,000 -
Sophos
South East

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 17 (80.95%) TCP/IP
2 15 (71.43%) Cacti
3 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
4 12 (57.14%) Cisco
4 12 (57.14%) LAN
4 12 (57.14%) WAN
4 12 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (57.14%) Firewall
4 12 (57.14%) Wireless
5 11 (52.38%) CCNA
5 11 (52.38%) Fortinet
5 11 (52.38%) SolarWinds
5 11 (52.38%) Skype for Business
5 11 (52.38%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
7 7 (33.33%) SLA
7 7 (33.33%) ITIL
7 7 (33.33%) MCSD
7 7 (33.33%) MCSE
7 7 (33.33%) MCSA
7 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 7 (33.33%) Coaching
7 7 (33.33%) MOS
7 7 (33.33%) MCTS
8 6 (28.57%) VMware
8 6 (28.57%) Linux
8 6 (28.57%) Intel
8 6 (28.57%) DNS

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 11 (52.38%) Skype for Business
2 4 (19.05%) Apache
2 4 (19.05%) JBoss
2 4 (19.05%) nginx
2 4 (19.05%) Tomcat
2 4 (19.05%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) TCP/IP
2 12 (57.14%) Firewall
2 12 (57.14%) LAN
2 12 (57.14%) WAN
2 12 (57.14%) Wireless
3 6 (28.57%) DNS
4 4 (19.05%) HTTP
4 4 (19.05%) Wireless Security
5 2 (9.52%) Network Security
6 1 (4.76%) DHCP
6 1 (4.76%) Internet
6 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (4.76%) MPLS
6 1 (4.76%) SAN
6 1 (4.76%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Administrator
2 4 (19.05%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (19.05%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) PowerShell Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Presales Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Presales Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Splunk Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Presales Manager
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) LAMP
1 4 (19.05%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Unix
3 4 (19.05%) Windows
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.52%) Debian
6 1 (4.76%) CentOS
6 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (33.33%) Coaching
2 7 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (4.76%) Open Source
3 1 (4.76%) Presales
3 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
1 5 (23.81%) Perl
1 5 (23.81%) Python
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (52.38%) CCNA
3 7 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (33.33%) MCSA
3 7 (33.33%) MCSD
3 7 (33.33%) MCSE
3 7 (33.33%) MCTS
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (33.33%) MOS
4 2 (9.52%) CISM
4 2 (9.52%) CISSP
5 1 (4.76%) CCIE
5 1 (4.76%) CEH
5 1 (4.76%) CEPT
5 1 (4.76%) CHFI
5 1 (4.76%) GREM
5 1 (4.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) FISMA
2 1 (4.76%) HIPAA
2 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) qmail
2 4 (19.05%) Squid
3 1 (4.76%) Snort
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (71.43%) Cacti
2 4 (19.05%) collectd
2 4 (19.05%) Ganglia
2 4 (19.05%) Graphite
2 4 (19.05%) logstash
2 4 (19.05%) Nagios
2 4 (19.05%) ZABBIX
3 2 (9.52%) Nessus
4 1 (4.76%) Nmap
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 12 (57.14%) Cisco
3 11 (52.38%) Fortinet
3 11 (52.38%) SolarWinds
4 6 (28.57%) Intel
4 6 (28.57%) VMware
5 5 (23.81%) Splunk
6 2 (9.52%) Intel Security
6 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.76%) Aruba
7 1 (4.76%) AVG
7 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.76%) F5
7 1 (4.76%) Forcepoint
7 1 (4.76%) GFI Software
7 1 (4.76%) Imperva
7 1 (4.76%) Kaspersky
7 1 (4.76%) Qualys
7 1 (4.76%) Symantec