The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 130 123 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.049% 0.11% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £27,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Sophos
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
893 865 870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 43.90% 47.68% 57.85%
Number of salaries quoted 756 786 731
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Sophos
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Sophos Salary Trend in Birmingham

Sophos
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) Symantec
1 3 (75.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Replication
1 3 (75.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (75.00%) VLAN
1 3 (75.00%) Kaspersky
1 3 (75.00%) Veeam
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (75.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (25.00%) ProCurve
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) VLAN
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 3 (75.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
1 3 (75.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (75.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) IT Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) IT Support
1 3 (75.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Support
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (75.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Kaspersky
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) SonicWALL
1 3 (75.00%) Symantec
1 3 (75.00%) Veeam
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) ProCurve
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