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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 296 340 297
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -43
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 6 2 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.060% 0.016% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.034% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 20
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,750 £29,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+11.01% -1.66%
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
4578 5848 5422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 45.61% 46.29% 46.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3913 5089 4641
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) MS Exchange
3 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 14 (70.00%) Windows 7
5 13 (65.00%) VMware
6 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
7 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (40.00%) DNS
9 8 (40.00%) Citrix
10 7 (35.00%) Backup Exec
10 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
11 6 (30.00%) ITIL
11 6 (30.00%) Cisco
11 6 (30.00%) Blackberry
11 6 (30.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
12 5 (25.00%) WSUS
12 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (25.00%) Office 365
12 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
12 5 (25.00%) Hedge funds
12 5 (25.00%) F5
12 5 (25.00%) EMC
12 5 (25.00%) Mac OS X
12 5 (25.00%) Casper Suite
13 4 (20.00%) VPN
13 4 (20.00%) SSL
13 4 (20.00%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (85.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (30.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2000
6 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) VPN
2 4 (20.00%) SSL
2 4 (20.00%) DHCP
2 4 (20.00%) Kerberos
2 4 (20.00%) LDAP
3 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) SAN
3 2 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (5.00%) Network Security
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Local Government
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Administrator
2 4 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Windows Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Wintel Support
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (25.00%) Hedge funds
3 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 5 (25.00%) Mac OS X
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (15.00%) Linux
7 1 (5.00%) VMS
7 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.00%) SIEM
3 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (20.00%) Python
2 4 (20.00%) Perl
3 2 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (20.00%) XenApp
4 2 (10.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Server
5 1 (5.00%) vSphere
5 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.00%) XenServer
5 1 (5.00%) vCloud
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Backup Exec
2 5 (25.00%) WSUS
2 5 (25.00%) Casper Suite
3 4 (20.00%) SCCM
4 2 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (10.00%) ARCserve
4 2 (10.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) VMware
2 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (40.00%) Citrix
4 6 (30.00%) Cisco
5 5 (25.00%) F5
5 5 (25.00%) EMC
6 4 (20.00%) Reuters
6 4 (20.00%) Bloomberg
6 4 (20.00%) NetApp
6 4 (20.00%) IronPort
7 3 (15.00%) McAfee
8 2 (10.00%) HP
8 2 (10.00%) Symantec
8 2 (10.00%) Remedy
9 1 (5.00%) SonicWALL
9 1 (5.00%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (5.00%) Trustwave
9 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
9 1 (5.00%) Avaya
9 1 (5.00%) Juniper