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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 295 299 308
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 13 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.086% 0.057%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 5
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +21.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,100 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £66,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,750 £30,000 £29,750
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +0.84%
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
4969 4790 4977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 48.71% 45.97% 47.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4263 4121 4411
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
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 5 March 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 5 March 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 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 18 (69.23%) Windows 7
3 16 (61.54%) MS Exchange
3 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
4 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (50.00%) VMware
6 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
7 10 (38.46%) Cisco
7 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (34.62%) DNS
8 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
8 9 (34.62%) MS Office
9 7 (26.92%) Linux
9 7 (26.92%) LDAP
9 7 (26.92%) Kerberos
9 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (23.08%) WSUS
10 6 (23.08%) Backup Exec
10 6 (23.08%) VPN
10 6 (23.08%) ITIL
10 6 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (19.23%) Hedge funds
11 5 (19.23%) Office 365
11 5 (19.23%) Windows 8
11 5 (19.23%) Casper Suite
11 5 (19.23%) Citrix
11 5 (19.23%) Mac OS X
11 5 (19.23%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 16 (61.54%) MS Exchange
2 6 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
4 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (7.69%) IIS
6 1 (3.85%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
1 9 (34.62%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) DNS
2 7 (26.92%) LDAP
2 7 (26.92%) Kerberos
3 6 (23.08%) VPN
4 5 (19.23%) DHCP
4 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
5 4 (15.38%) SSL
5 4 (15.38%) Firewall
6 3 (11.54%) SNMP
6 3 (11.54%) SSH
7 2 (7.69%) VLAN
7 2 (7.69%) PBX
7 2 (7.69%) VoIP
7 2 (7.69%) Wireless
8 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
8 1 (3.85%) Intranet
8 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Administrator
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 4 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (15.38%) Service Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Security Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) IT Support
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Windows Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) ICT Support Technician
5 1 (3.85%) Senior IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) JSP
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Hedge funds
2 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
3 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.69%) Chemistry
4 2 (7.69%) Replication
4 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) GIS
5 1 (3.85%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 18 (69.23%) Windows 7
3 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (26.92%) Linux
6 5 (19.23%) Windows 8
6 5 (19.23%) Mac OS X
7 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (11.54%) Cyber Security
2 3 (11.54%) Information Security
2 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Change Control
4 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.85%) Coaching
4 1 (3.85%) Software Distribution
4 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Image Processing
4 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
1 4 (15.38%) Perl
1 4 (15.38%) Python
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.85%) VBScript
4 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
1 3 (11.54%) CISSP
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (11.54%) CCNP
1 3 (11.54%) CCNA
1 3 (11.54%) GCWN
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
System Software
1 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (15.38%) vSphere
4 2 (7.69%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) WSUS
1 6 (23.08%) Backup Exec
2 5 (19.23%) Casper Suite
2 5 (19.23%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) WMI
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) VMware
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 10 (38.46%) Cisco
4 5 (19.23%) Citrix
5 4 (15.38%) IronPort
5 4 (15.38%) EMC
5 4 (15.38%) NetApp
5 4 (15.38%) Reuters
5 4 (15.38%) Bloomberg
5 4 (15.38%) F5
6 3 (11.54%) Lumension
6 3 (11.54%) Websense
7 2 (7.69%) WatchGuard
7 2 (7.69%) SonicWALL
7 2 (7.69%) Veeam
7 2 (7.69%) Mitel
7 2 (7.69%) Juniper
8 1 (3.85%) ESRI
8 1 (3.85%) Apple
8 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint