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 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 300 313 301
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 10 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.094% 0.043% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.095% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 16
Average salary £31,250 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.18% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £78,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
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
5093 5289 5299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 48.11% 45.99% 47.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4351 4541 4687
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £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 31 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 31 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 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) MS Exchange
3 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 16 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 13 (54.17%) VMware
5 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
7 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
8 8 (33.33%) Cisco
8 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (29.17%) Citrix
9 7 (29.17%) MS Office
10 6 (25.00%) ITIL
10 6 (25.00%) DNS
10 6 (25.00%) WSUS
10 6 (25.00%) Backup Exec
10 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (20.83%) Casper Suite
11 5 (20.83%) Windows 8
11 5 (20.83%) Hedge funds
11 5 (20.83%) Office 365
11 5 (20.83%) SCCM
11 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (20.83%) VPN
11 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
11 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
11 5 (20.83%) EMC
11 5 (20.83%) Mac OS X
11 5 (20.83%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 17 (70.83%) MS Exchange
2 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (20.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
3 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (8.33%) IIS
6 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (4.17%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (29.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) DNS
2 5 (20.83%) Firewall
2 5 (20.83%) VPN
3 4 (16.67%) Kerberos
3 4 (16.67%) SSL
3 4 (16.67%) LDAP
4 2 (8.33%) PBX
4 2 (8.33%) VoIP
4 2 (8.33%) DHCP
4 2 (8.33%) VLAN
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (4.17%) Network Security
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
5 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.17%) Wireless
5 1 (4.17%) SAN
5 1 (4.17%) Intranet
5 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Administrator
2 4 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) IT Support
4 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Windows Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Hedge funds
2 4 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.33%) Chemistry
4 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Device Driver
5 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (20.83%) Windows 8
5 5 (20.83%) Mac OS X
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (12.50%) Linux
8 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (4.17%) CRM
2 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
2 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
2 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
2 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
2 1 (4.17%) SIEM
2 1 (4.17%) Change Control
2 1 (4.17%) Software Distribution
2 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
2 1 (4.17%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) Perl
1 4 (16.67%) Python
1 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.50%) VMware Server
3 3 (12.50%) vSphere
4 2 (8.33%) XenApp
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 6 (25.00%) WSUS
2 5 (20.83%) SCCM
2 5 (20.83%) Casper Suite
3 1 (4.17%) WMI
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) VMware
2 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
3 8 (33.33%) Cisco
4 7 (29.17%) Citrix
5 5 (20.83%) EMC
6 4 (16.67%) NetApp
6 4 (16.67%) IronPort
6 4 (16.67%) Reuters
6 4 (16.67%) Bloomberg
6 4 (16.67%) F5
7 3 (12.50%) SonicWALL
8 2 (8.33%) Lumension
8 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
8 2 (8.33%) Websense
8 2 (8.33%) Mitel
8 2 (8.33%) WatchGuard
8 2 (8.33%) Avaya
8 2 (8.33%) Juniper
9 1 (4.17%) Apple
9 1 (4.17%) HP
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago