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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 68 75 62
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.14% 0.38% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.70% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £33,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +15.78%
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
346 430 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 49.57% 54.29% 51.81%
Number of salaries quoted 261 357 240
Median salary £40,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.89% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,175 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of job ads across the Coventry region citing Sophos as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing Sophos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) EMC

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Support
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (66.67%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) AirWatch
3 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp