The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 87 127 123
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -4
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.10% 0.058% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.13% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £16,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £33,250 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+12.78% +18.75%
Sophos
North West

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

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
387 756 755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 40.61% 44.06% 43.07%
Number of salaries quoted 314 609 581
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing Sophos as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Sophos
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Sophos Salary Trend in Cheshire

Sophos
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 1 - -
Sophos
North West

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing Sophos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Adobe
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 3 (50.00%) MCP
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) VoIP
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) SLA
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 3 (50.00%) Autodesk
2 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
1 3 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (50.00%) VoIP
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) IT Technician
1 3 (50.00%) Management Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Software Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (50.00%) IT Asset Management
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (50.00%) Software Asset Management
2 3 (50.00%) Software License Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Adobe
2 3 (50.00%) Autodesk
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 3 (50.00%) VMware