The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 167 182 160
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -22
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 3 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.088% 0.11% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.24% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 8
Average salary £30,500 £32,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.15% +20.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £30,000 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £37,450 £33,250
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
Sophos
England

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

Vendors Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1488 1642 1485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 43.79% 44.01% 49.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1190 1350 1271
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Sophos
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Sophos Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Sophos
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -1 3 £30,500 -17.00%
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) CNA
2 2 (66.67%) CNE
2 2 (66.67%) Novell Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Toshiba

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Support
2 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CNA
2 2 (66.67%) CNE
2 2 (66.67%) Novell Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee
3 1 (33.33%) Toshiba
3 1 (33.33%) Computacenter
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam
3 1 (33.33%) Spiceworks
3 1 (33.33%) Aerohive Networks