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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 288 315 307
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -8
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 15 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.24% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 6
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £27,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -22.85%
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
4165 5408 5235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 43.05% 46.10% 44.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3546 4479 4605
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
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 28 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 28 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 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
3 9 (40.91%) ITIL
3 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 8 (36.36%) VMware
5 7 (31.82%) Shell Script
5 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
5 7 (31.82%) SLA
5 7 (31.82%) Citrix
5 7 (31.82%) UNIX
5 7 (31.82%) Perl
5 7 (31.82%) PHP
5 7 (31.82%) Linux
5 7 (31.82%) Python
5 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
5 7 (31.82%) NetVault Backup
6 6 (27.27%) Dell
6 6 (27.27%) Symantec
6 6 (27.27%) Finance
6 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
6 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (22.73%) XenApp
7 5 (22.73%) Backup Exec
7 5 (22.73%) Degree
7 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (22.73%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
2 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
6 1 (4.55%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Google Apps
2 2 (9.09%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 5 (22.73%) DNS
2 5 (22.73%) DHCP
3 4 (18.18%) SAN
4 3 (13.64%) WAN
4 3 (13.64%) iSCSI
4 3 (13.64%) Firewall
4 3 (13.64%) Wireless
5 2 (9.09%) NetScaler
5 2 (9.09%) LAN
6 1 (4.55%) VoIP
6 1 (4.55%) LDAP
6 1 (4.55%) Internet
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Local Government
3 2 (9.09%) Advertising
4 1 (4.55%) Publishing
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Operations Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) IT Operations Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) IT Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Wintel Support
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support
5 2 (9.09%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Spread Betting
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) EMC VNX
3 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (31.82%) UNIX
3 7 (31.82%) Linux
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.55%) VMS
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Supplier Management
3 2 (9.09%) Use Case
3 2 (9.09%) CRM
3 2 (9.09%) Service Management
3 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) Document Management
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.55%) SIEM
4 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.55%) Coaching
4 1 (4.55%) Market Making
4 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Perl
1 7 (31.82%) PHP
1 7 (31.82%) Python
1 7 (31.82%) Shell Script
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) MCSE
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) MCITP
3 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 5 (22.73%) XenApp
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (13.64%) vSphere
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (9.09%) Terminal Services
5 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.55%) XenServer
6 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.55%) vCloud
6 1 (4.55%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) NetVault Backup
2 5 (22.73%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (22.73%) Backup Exec
3 3 (13.64%) NetBackup
4 2 (9.09%) ARCserve
5 1 (4.55%) SCCM
5 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) VMware
3 7 (31.82%) Citrix
4 6 (27.27%) Dell
4 6 (27.27%) Symantec
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco
5 3 (13.64%) Google
5 3 (13.64%) SonicWALL
5 3 (13.64%) HP
5 3 (13.64%) McAfee
6 2 (9.09%) EMC
6 2 (9.09%) Avaya
6 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 2 (9.09%) Remedy
7 1 (4.55%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (4.55%) Kaspersky
7 1 (4.55%) F5
7 1 (4.55%) Trustwave
7 1 (4.55%) Juniper
7 1 (4.55%) NetApp
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago