The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 27 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 0.86% - 1.14%
As % of the Vendors category 2.78% - 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £37,500 - £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £28,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+44.64% -20.00%
Sophos
Manchester

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

Vendors Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
36 53 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 31.03% 34.64% 39.20%
Number of salaries quoted 31 44 67
Average salary £37,000 £27,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.54% -12.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £19,350
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Sophos
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Sophos Salary Trend in Bolton

Sophos
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) WatchGuard
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Manager
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) WatchGuard
1 1 (100.00%) F5