The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 294 325 313
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -12
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 13 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.32% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 13
Average salary £35,000 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.34% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £32,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £53,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £31,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-6.34% -5.97%
Sophos
London

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

Vendors Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
5200 5562 5667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 47.82% 45.72% 47.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4494 4782 5130
Average salary £54,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Sophos
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Sophos Salary Trend in the City of London

Sophos
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Sophos Salary Histogram in the City of London

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Linux
3 11 (42.31%) Finance
4 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
4 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
5 8 (30.77%) Configuration Management
5 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
5 8 (30.77%) ITIL
5 8 (30.77%) Hedge funds
6 7 (26.92%) VMware
6 7 (26.92%) Degree
6 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
6 7 (26.92%) DNS
7 6 (23.08%) Cisco
7 6 (23.08%) MS Office
7 6 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
7 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (19.23%) HP
8 5 (19.23%) Citrix
8 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
8 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
8 5 (19.23%) DHCP
8 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (15.38%) Oracle
9 4 (15.38%) Blackberry

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 6 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (11.54%) Lotus Domino
5 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
5 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2000
6 2 (7.69%) IIS
6 2 (7.69%) IBM Notes
6 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (3.85%) Lync
7 1 (3.85%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Office
2 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
1 7 (26.92%) DNS
2 5 (19.23%) DHCP
3 4 (15.38%) Firewall
4 3 (11.54%) SSH
4 3 (11.54%) Kerberos
4 3 (11.54%) SNMP
4 3 (11.54%) VPN
4 3 (11.54%) LDAP
5 2 (7.69%) PBX
5 2 (7.69%) VoIP
5 2 (7.69%) VLAN
5 2 (7.69%) Unified Communications
5 2 (7.69%) Wireless
6 1 (3.85%) Intranet
6 1 (3.85%) Internet
6 1 (3.85%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Operations Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) IT Operations Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Security Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) IT Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Development Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Support Technician
5 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) JSP
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Hedge funds
2 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
4 2 (7.69%) Replication
4 2 (7.69%) Chemistry
5 1 (3.85%) GIS
5 1 (3.85%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
6 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) ITIL
1 8 (30.77%) Configuration Management
2 4 (15.38%) Information Security
3 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
3 3 (11.54%) Cyber Security
4 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Image Processing
5 1 (3.85%) Change Control
5 1 (3.85%) Software Distribution
5 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.85%) Coaching
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
1 3 (11.54%) VB
1 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
2 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.85%) VBScript
3 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) GCWN
2 3 (11.54%) CCNP
2 3 (11.54%) CCNA
2 3 (11.54%) CISSP
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.85%) MCSE
4 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (15.38%) vSphere
4 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
5 2 (7.69%) VMware Server
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Backup Exec
2 2 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (3.85%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (3.85%) WMI
3 1 (3.85%) WSUS
3 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) VMware
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco
4 5 (19.23%) HP
4 5 (19.23%) Citrix
5 4 (15.38%) Oracle
6 3 (11.54%) Avaya
6 3 (11.54%) Websense
6 3 (11.54%) Lumension
7 2 (7.69%) Symantec
7 2 (7.69%) Spiceworks
7 2 (7.69%) ProCurve
7 2 (7.69%) Veeam
7 2 (7.69%) Juniper
7 2 (7.69%) Lotus
7 2 (7.69%) Adobe
7 2 (7.69%) Mitel
7 2 (7.69%) WatchGuard
7 2 (7.69%) SonicWALL
8 1 (3.85%) IronPort
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