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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank - 121 118
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.057% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.13% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £16,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
- +33.92%
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
397 748 746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.98% 42.84% 42.75%
Number of salaries quoted 330 584 576
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £20,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Adobe
2 3 (60.00%) Autodesk
2 3 (60.00%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (60.00%) Software Asset Management
2 3 (60.00%) Software License Management
2 3 (60.00%) IT Asset Management
3 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) MCP

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 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Management Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Software Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (60.00%) IT Asset Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (60.00%) Software Asset Management
2 3 (60.00%) Software License Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Adobe
2 3 (60.00%) Autodesk
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) SAP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Intel Security
3 2 (40.00%) VMware