The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Croydon region.

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

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 1.94% - -
As % of the Vendors category 5.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £29,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-25.33% -6.25%
Vendors Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
80 144 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 38.83% 58.30% 50.33%
Number of salaries quoted 68 115 134
Average salary £36,250 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sophos
London

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Sophos
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Sophos Salary Trend in Croydon

Sophos
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas
1 5 (100.00%) Symantec
1 5 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Change Management
1 5 (100.00%) Backup Exec
2 4 (80.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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.

Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Technician
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Change Management
2 4 (80.00%) Asset Management
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas
1 5 (100.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Apple