The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 51 71 69
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -2
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 2 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.55% 0.76% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 1.07% 1.11% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £47,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £27,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -22.85%
Sophos
Berkshire

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

Vendors Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
187 360 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 51.66% 68.57% 59.92%
Number of salaries quoted 138 175 167
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Sophos
Salary Trend in Bracknell

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

Sophos Salary Trend in Bracknell

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) LDAP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) SUSE
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Nagios
3 2 (50.00%) Websense
3 2 (50.00%) Intel
3 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) CentOS
3 2 (50.00%) ZABBIX
3 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) Junos
3 2 (50.00%) logstash
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Junos
2 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) SUSE
1 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Nagios
1 2 (50.00%) ZABBIX
1 2 (50.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Intel
1 2 (50.00%) Juniper
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Websense
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft