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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 291 329 312
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -17
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 16 13 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.23% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 9
Average salary £37,500 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £28,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+44.64% -25.33%
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
4374 5661 5296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 42.27% 46.06% 44.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3733 4721 4643
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 4 August 2015.

Sophos Salary Histogram in the City of London

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (45.83%) MS Exchange
3 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (41.67%) VMware
5 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 9 (37.50%) Linux
5 9 (37.50%) Python
5 9 (37.50%) Perl
5 9 (37.50%) ITIL
6 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 7 (29.17%) DNS
7 7 (29.17%) SLA
7 7 (29.17%) Citrix
7 7 (29.17%) UNIX
7 7 (29.17%) PHP
7 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
7 7 (29.17%) Finance
7 7 (29.17%) Shell Script
7 7 (29.17%) NetVault Backup
7 7 (29.17%) Degree
8 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
8 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (25.00%) Symantec
8 6 (25.00%) Dell
9 5 (20.83%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 11 (45.83%) MS Exchange
2 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 3 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2000
6 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (4.17%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Google Apps
2 2 (8.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 7 (29.17%) DNS
3 5 (20.83%) DHCP
4 4 (16.67%) SAN
5 3 (12.50%) LDAP
5 3 (12.50%) Firewall
5 3 (12.50%) Wireless
5 3 (12.50%) iSCSI
5 3 (12.50%) WAN
6 2 (8.33%) NetScaler
6 2 (8.33%) LAN
6 2 (8.33%) Kerberos
6 2 (8.33%) SSL
7 1 (4.17%) Internet
7 1 (4.17%) VoIP
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Local Government
3 2 (8.33%) Advertising
4 1 (4.17%) Publishing
4 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Operations Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) IT Operations Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) IT Support
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Wintel Support
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Support
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Spread Betting
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) EMC VNX
3 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (37.50%) Linux
4 7 (29.17%) UNIX
5 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
8 1 (4.17%) VMS
8 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
8 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) Supplier Management
3 2 (8.33%) Use Case
3 2 (8.33%) CRM
3 2 (8.33%) Service Management
3 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) Document Management
4 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Change Management
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.17%) SIEM
4 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.17%) Coaching
4 1 (4.17%) Market Making
4 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Perl
1 9 (37.50%) Python
2 7 (29.17%) Shell Script
2 7 (29.17%) PHP
3 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 5 (20.83%) MCSE
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (12.50%) MCITP
4 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (20.83%) XenApp
4 3 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (12.50%) vSphere
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (8.33%) Terminal Services
5 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.17%) XenServer
6 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.17%) vCloud
6 1 (4.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) NetVault Backup
2 5 (20.83%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (20.83%) Backup Exec
3 3 (12.50%) SCCM
3 3 (12.50%) NetBackup
4 2 (8.33%) ARCserve
5 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) VMware
3 7 (29.17%) Citrix
4 6 (25.00%) Dell
4 6 (25.00%) Symantec
5 5 (20.83%) Cisco
6 4 (16.67%) EMC
7 3 (12.50%) HP
7 3 (12.50%) NetApp
7 3 (12.50%) McAfee
7 3 (12.50%) Google
7 3 (12.50%) SonicWALL
8 2 (8.33%) IronPort
8 2 (8.33%) Remedy
8 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
8 2 (8.33%) Avaya
9 1 (4.17%) Juniper
9 1 (4.17%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (4.17%) Kaspersky
9 1 (4.17%) F5
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Mandara Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus training and development support
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago