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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 198 206 202
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 23 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.42% 0.33% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.80% 0.62% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 0
Average salary £33,250 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,750 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-5.51% +4.09%
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
2873 2890 2535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 52.56% 52.79% 49.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2069 2070 2027
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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 -1 14 £24,500 -
Newbury - 7 £42,000 -
Sophos
South East

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 45 (97.83%) Windows
2 41 (89.13%) Microsoft
3 37 (80.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 37 (80.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 37 (80.43%) McAfee
3 37 (80.43%) Software Deployment
4 36 (78.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (78.26%) Security Cleared
5 35 (76.09%) SC Cleared
5 35 (76.09%) DV Cleared
5 35 (76.09%) Release Management
6 34 (73.91%) MS Excel
7 33 (71.74%) Software Distribution
8 32 (69.57%) HP
9 31 (67.39%) Windows 2000 Server
10 30 (65.22%) Active Directory
11 24 (52.17%) SCCM
11 24 (52.17%) SCOM
11 24 (52.17%) Fujitsu
11 24 (52.17%) Telecoms
11 24 (52.17%) Finance
11 24 (52.17%) Retail
12 7 (15.22%) Firewall
12 7 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (15.22%) Cisco
13 5 (10.87%) SLA
13 5 (10.87%) ITIL
13 5 (10.87%) CCNA
13 5 (10.87%) Network Monitoring
13 5 (10.87%) Lync

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 5 (10.87%) Lync
Applications
1 34 (73.91%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) Firewall
2 4 (8.70%) LAN
2 4 (8.70%) WAN
2 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.70%) Wireless
3 2 (4.35%) tcpdump
3 2 (4.35%) VoIP
3 2 (4.35%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Metasploit
General
1 24 (52.17%) Telecoms
1 24 (52.17%) Finance
1 24 (52.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (78.26%) Support Engineer
1 36 (78.26%) 2nd Line Support
2 35 (76.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Network Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Wintel Support
4 3 (6.52%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Network Operations Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) IT Support
5 2 (4.35%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 1 (2.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.17%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 45 (97.83%) Windows
2 36 (78.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 31 (67.39%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.35%) Linux
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (80.43%) Software Deployment
2 35 (76.09%) Release Management
3 33 (71.74%) Software Distribution
4 5 (10.87%) ITIL
4 5 (10.87%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
1 2 (4.35%) Perl
1 2 (4.35%) PHP
1 2 (4.35%) SQL
1 2 (4.35%) Python
1 2 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (78.26%) Security Cleared
2 35 (76.09%) SC Cleared
2 35 (76.09%) DV Cleared
3 7 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (10.87%) CCNA
5 4 (8.70%) Degree
6 3 (6.52%) CCDA
7 2 (4.35%) CISSP
7 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (4.35%) CCIE
7 2 (4.35%) MCP
7 2 (4.35%) MCSE
7 2 (4.35%) MCSA
7 2 (4.35%) MCDST
7 2 (4.35%) CHFI
7 2 (4.35%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.35%) HIPAA
System Software
1 30 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.35%) Snort
2 2 (4.35%) Nmap
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 37 (80.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 37 (80.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 24 (52.17%) SCCM
2 24 (52.17%) SCOM
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.35%) Nessus
Vendors
1 41 (89.13%) Microsoft
2 37 (80.43%) McAfee
3 32 (69.57%) HP
4 24 (52.17%) Fujitsu
5 7 (15.22%) Cisco
6 2 (4.35%) Imperva
6 2 (4.35%) Splunk
6 2 (4.35%) Juniper
6 2 (4.35%) Apple
6 2 (4.35%) Symantec
6 2 (4.35%) VMware
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
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