The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Berkshire region.

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

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 209 203 216
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 14 23 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.23% 0.43% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 0.73% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 8
Average salary £47,500 £31,750 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.60% +44.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,150 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £34,350 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £29,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.43%
Vendors Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2967 3158 3066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.69% 58.54% 49.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2150 2369 2572
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sophos
South East

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Slough +3 7 £47,500 +66.66%
Reading - 4 £32,500 -
Newbury - 1 £22,500 -
Sophos
South East

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 23 (71.88%) Firewall
3 22 (68.75%) SQL
4 21 (65.63%) Linux
4 21 (65.63%) Nessus
4 21 (65.63%) Snort
4 21 (65.63%) Nmap
4 21 (65.63%) Imperva
4 21 (65.63%) Metasploit
4 21 (65.63%) tcpdump
5 20 (62.50%) OSCP
5 20 (62.50%) OSCE
5 20 (62.50%) Ruby
5 20 (62.50%) Ubuntu
5 20 (62.50%) PCI DSS
5 20 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (62.50%) HIPAA
5 20 (62.50%) CentOS
5 20 (62.50%) Bash Shell
5 20 (62.50%) CEH
5 20 (62.50%) Red Hat
5 20 (62.50%) Perl
5 20 (62.50%) PHP
5 20 (62.50%) Python
5 20 (62.50%) CISSP
6 19 (59.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 19 (59.38%) SIEM
7 16 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (50.00%) CCNA
8 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2012

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (9.38%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (9.38%) Lync
1 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (9.38%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
1 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) IBM Notes
2 2 (6.25%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (71.88%) Firewall
2 21 (65.63%) tcpdump
3 5 (15.63%) LAN
3 5 (15.63%) WAN
4 3 (9.38%) DHCP
4 3 (9.38%) DNS
5 2 (6.25%) Network Security
6 1 (3.13%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.13%) Wireless
6 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 21 (65.63%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Security Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Server Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) IT Support
6 1 (3.13%) Junior Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 1 (3.13%) Junior
6 1 (3.13%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
1 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 2 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 21 (65.63%) Linux
3 20 (62.50%) Ubuntu
3 20 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (62.50%) CentOS
4 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
6 3 (9.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 19 (59.38%) SIEM
2 6 (18.75%) Software Deployment
3 5 (15.63%) Information Security
4 3 (9.38%) Release Management
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (3.13%) Change Control
6 1 (3.13%) Service Management
6 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.13%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) SQL
2 20 (62.50%) Ruby
2 20 (62.50%) Bash Shell
2 20 (62.50%) Perl
2 20 (62.50%) PHP
2 20 (62.50%) Python
3 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) OSCP
1 20 (62.50%) OSCE
1 20 (62.50%) CEH
1 20 (62.50%) CISSP
2 16 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (50.00%) CCNA
3 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (25.00%) Degree
4 5 (15.63%) RHCE
5 4 (12.50%) DV Cleared
6 3 (9.38%) MCSE
6 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (62.50%) PCI DSS
1 20 (62.50%) HIPAA
2 5 (15.63%) SLA
3 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (65.63%) Snort
1 21 (65.63%) Nmap
2 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (9.38%) vSphere
3 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 21 (65.63%) Nessus
2 4 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (6.25%) ARCserve
4 1 (3.13%) SCCM
4 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) Imperva
2 20 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 8 (25.00%) HP
3 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (18.75%) VMware
5 5 (15.63%) Cisco
6 4 (12.50%) Citrix
6 4 (12.50%) McAfee
7 3 (9.38%) Dell
8 2 (6.25%) Avaya
8 2 (6.25%) Lotus
8 2 (6.25%) IBM
8 2 (6.25%) Oracle
9 1 (3.13%) Remedy
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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