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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 57 - 62
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 2 0 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.39% - 4.00%
As % of the Vendors category 0.72% - 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £36,250 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £28,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+14.03% -
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
277 320 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 54.42% 62.38% 79.30%
Number of salaries quoted 184 183 219
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +37.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 24 April 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 15 (93.75%) MS Excel
3 14 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (87.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 14 (87.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 14 (87.50%) McAfee
3 14 (87.50%) Release Management
3 14 (87.50%) SC Cleared
3 14 (87.50%) DV Cleared
3 14 (87.50%) Security Cleared
3 14 (87.50%) Software Deployment
3 14 (87.50%) Software Distribution
3 14 (87.50%) Software Delivery
4 9 (56.25%) Windows 2000 Server
4 9 (56.25%) SCCM
4 9 (56.25%) SCOM
4 9 (56.25%) Retail
4 9 (56.25%) Fujitsu
4 9 (56.25%) Telecoms
4 9 (56.25%) Finance
4 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
4 9 (56.25%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) Juniper
5 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) Firewall
5 2 (12.50%) Network Security
5 2 (12.50%) Junos
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (93.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) Network Security
1 2 (12.50%) Junos
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
General
1 9 (56.25%) Telecoms
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
1 9 (56.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Support Engineer
1 14 (87.50%) 2nd Line Support
1 14 (87.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (56.25%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Release Management
1 14 (87.50%) Software Deployment
1 14 (87.50%) Software Distribution
1 14 (87.50%) Software Delivery
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) SC Cleared
1 14 (87.50%) DV Cleared
1 14 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (87.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 14 (87.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (56.25%) SCCM
2 9 (56.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 14 (87.50%) McAfee
3 9 (56.25%) Fujitsu
3 9 (56.25%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Juniper
4 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (12.50%) VMware