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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 52 56 61
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 26 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 4.33% 1.32% 1.35%
As % of the Vendors category 6.79% 1.99% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 1
Average salary £24,500 £22,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.36% -53.68%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.07%
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
383 301 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 63.83% 66.45% 54.34%
Number of salaries quoted 223 146 172
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £22,000 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 36 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 36 (100.00%) McAfee
1 36 (100.00%) Software Deployment
1 36 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 36 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 36 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 36 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 35 (97.22%) Windows
2 35 (97.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 35 (97.22%) SC Cleared
3 34 (94.44%) Release Management
4 33 (91.67%) Software Distribution
5 31 (86.11%) MS Excel
5 31 (86.11%) HP
6 28 (77.78%) Windows 2000 Server
7 25 (69.44%) Active Directory
8 24 (66.67%) SCCM
8 24 (66.67%) SCOM
8 24 (66.67%) Telecoms
8 24 (66.67%) Finance
8 24 (66.67%) Retail
8 24 (66.67%) Fujitsu

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 31 (86.11%) MS Excel
General
1 24 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 24 (66.67%) Finance
1 24 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (97.22%) Support Engineer
1 35 (97.22%) 2nd Line Support
2 34 (94.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 1 (2.78%) Support Technician
4 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 35 (97.22%) Windows
1 35 (97.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 28 (77.78%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) Software Deployment
2 34 (94.44%) Release Management
3 33 (91.67%) Software Distribution
Qualifications
1 36 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 36 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 35 (97.22%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 25 (69.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 36 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 36 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 24 (66.67%) SCCM
2 24 (66.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 36 (100.00%) McAfee
2 31 (86.11%) HP
3 24 (66.67%) Fujitsu