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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 212 210 212
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 22 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.37% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.71% 0.61% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 10
Average salary £22,500 £31,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.41% -32.97%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £31,500 £34,750
% change year-on-year
-7.93% -9.35%
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
3083 3119 2650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 52.17% 52.68% 49.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2048 2310 2153
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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
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 22 October 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 +6 19 £25,000 +13.63%
Wokingham - 3 £22,500 - 1
Sophos
South East

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 39 (92.86%) Windows
2 30 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 26 (61.90%) HP
4 25 (59.52%) Security Cleared
5 24 (57.14%) SC Cleared
5 24 (57.14%) Software Deployment
5 24 (57.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 24 (57.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 24 (57.14%) McAfee
6 23 (54.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (52.38%) Release Management
7 22 (52.38%) DV Cleared
8 21 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
9 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
10 18 (42.86%) MS Excel
10 18 (42.86%) Software Distribution
11 16 (38.10%) SCCM
12 14 (33.33%) SCOM
12 14 (33.33%) Fujitsu
12 14 (33.33%) Telecoms
12 14 (33.33%) Finance
12 14 (33.33%) Retail
13 12 (28.57%) Firewall
13 12 (28.57%) Nessus
13 12 (28.57%) Snort
13 12 (28.57%) Nmap
13 12 (28.57%) Linux
13 12 (28.57%) tcpdump
13 12 (28.57%) Metasploit
13 12 (28.57%) Imperva

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) Firewall
1 12 (28.57%) tcpdump
2 6 (14.29%) HTTP
2 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.76%) Network Security
3 2 (4.76%) SAN
Development Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Metasploit
General
1 14 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 14 (33.33%) Finance
1 14 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (59.52%) 2nd Line Support
2 24 (57.14%) Support Engineer
3 22 (52.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 9 (21.43%) Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Security Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) IT Support
7 3 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Wintel Support
8 2 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) 2nd Line Support Technician
9 1 (2.38%) Network Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Support Technician
9 1 (2.38%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 39 (92.86%) Windows
2 23 (54.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 12 (28.57%) Linux
5 6 (14.29%) Ubuntu
5 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (14.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) Software Deployment
2 22 (52.38%) Release Management
3 18 (42.86%) Software Distribution
4 10 (23.81%) SIEM
4 10 (23.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (4.76%) Service Management
5 2 (4.76%) Web Development
5 2 (4.76%) ITIL
5 2 (4.76%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) Python
1 6 (14.29%) Perl
1 6 (14.29%) PHP
1 6 (14.29%) SQL
1 6 (14.29%) Ruby
1 6 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (59.52%) Security Cleared
2 24 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 22 (52.38%) DV Cleared
4 4 (9.52%) CEH
4 4 (9.52%) CISSP
4 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (9.52%) CCNA
4 4 (9.52%) OSCP
4 4 (9.52%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) PCI DSS
1 6 (14.29%) HIPAA
System Software
1 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
2 12 (28.57%) Snort
2 12 (28.57%) Nmap
3 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 24 (57.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 24 (57.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 16 (38.10%) SCCM
3 14 (33.33%) SCOM
4 12 (28.57%) Nessus
5 2 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 26 (61.90%) HP
3 24 (57.14%) McAfee
4 14 (33.33%) Fujitsu
5 12 (28.57%) Imperva
6 8 (19.05%) Cisco
7 6 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 6 (14.29%) CheckPoint
7 6 (14.29%) Juniper
7 6 (14.29%) VMware
7 6 (14.29%) Splunk
8 2 (4.76%) Intel
8 2 (4.76%) Citrix
8 2 (4.76%) Remedy
Wokingham
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago