The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Bridgend region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sophos PLC.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank - 16 -
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend - 1.85% -
As % of the Vendors category - 3.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £27,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £29,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-1.72% +9.43%
Vendors Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
27 29 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 43.55% 53.70% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 23 27 1
Average salary £45,000 £27,500 £16,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.63% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sophos
South Wales

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

Sophos
Salary Trend in Bridgend

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

Sophos Salary Trend in Bridgend

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 5 (100.00%) Symantec
1 5 (100.00%) Remedy
1 5 (100.00%) McAfee
1 5 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (60.00%) XenApp
3 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (60.00%) Local Government
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2000
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) ARCserve
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) VBScript

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Local Government
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Support
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Wintel Support
1 3 (60.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) VBScript
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) MCP
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) MetaFrame
4 1 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (20.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (60.00%) ARCserve
2 3 (60.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (60.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (20.00%) WSUS
4 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (20.00%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Symantec
1 5 (100.00%) Remedy
1 5 (100.00%) McAfee
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Websense
4 1 (20.00%) Clearswift