The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the City of London region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sophos PLC.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 328 293 333
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +40
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 4 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.032% 0.19% 0.057%
As % of the Vendors category 0.068% 0.40% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 7
Average salary £57,500 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £28,200 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £52,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £29,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-1.72% +9.43%
Vendors Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
5856 5524 6474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 46.26% 46.97% 46.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5046 4804 5872
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sophos
London

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 18 April 2014.

Sophos Salary Histogram in the City of London

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (56.25%) Citrix
4 9 (56.25%) VMware
5 8 (50.00%) Cisco
5 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
6 7 (43.75%) Firewall
6 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
7 6 (37.50%) HP
8 5 (31.25%) LAN
8 5 (31.25%) WAN
8 5 (31.25%) MCSE
8 5 (31.25%) ITIL
8 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
8 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 4 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (25.00%) SCCM
9 4 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (25.00%) Network Security
9 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
9 4 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (25.00%) Lync
4 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
6 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
1 7 (43.75%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) LAN
2 5 (31.25%) WAN
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (25.00%) Network Security
3 4 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (25.00%) xDSL
3 4 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 4 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 4 (25.00%) Frame Relay
3 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (18.75%) SMTP
4 3 (18.75%) SAN
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (12.50%) NetScreen
5 2 (12.50%) PPTP
5 2 (12.50%) VPN
6 1 (6.25%) Internet
6 1 (6.25%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (12.50%) Legal
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Network Support
2 4 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Network Support Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Supervisor
3 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Messaging Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
3 2 (12.50%) Replication
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.25%) Linux
5 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Network Management
2 4 (25.00%) Change Control
3 2 (12.50%) Time Management
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Management
4 1 (6.25%) Security Management
4 1 (6.25%) BCP
4 1 (6.25%) Information Assurance
4 1 (6.25%) SIEM
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C++
1 2 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) MCSE
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) MCP
4 2 (12.50%) MCSA
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (6.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (25.00%) vSphere
3 3 (18.75%) XenApp
4 2 (12.50%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
1 4 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (18.75%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) Citrix
2 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco
4 6 (37.50%) HP
5 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
6 4 (25.00%) SolarWinds
6 4 (25.00%) Trend Micro
6 4 (25.00%) Foundry
6 4 (25.00%) Dell
7 3 (18.75%) IronPort
8 2 (12.50%) Veeam
8 2 (12.50%) NetApp
8 2 (12.50%) Symantec
9 1 (6.25%) IBM
9 1 (6.25%) Websense
9 1 (6.25%) Mitel