The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 71 64 56
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 1 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.16% 0.18% 2.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.35% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 11
Average salary - £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.76%
Sophos
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Vendors Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
337 285 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 54.98% 50.18% 41.17%
Number of salaries quoted 315 228 200
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sophos across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Sophos
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sophos across the Coventry region.

Sophos Salary Trend in Coventry

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) VMware

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware