The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank - - 52
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon - - 0.76%
As % of the Vendors category - - 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £23,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.07%
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 Croydon region.

Vendors Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
105 169 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 51.72% 57.68% 31.14%
Number of salaries quoted 94 130 115
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 19 December 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%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Symantec
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (60.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) Veritas
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (20.00%) OnBase
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) Apple
4 1 (20.00%) Sage
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (20.00%) OnBase
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (60.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Symantec
2 3 (60.00%) Veritas
3 1 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) Sage
3 1 (20.00%) VMware