The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 21 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 706 719 678
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -41
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 172 143 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.30% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 142 114 181
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £32,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.45% -6.42%
Sophos
UK

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

Vendors Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
50648 47572 51364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.49% 47.08% 47.38%
Number of salaries quoted 40781 39436 43237
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in England

Sophos
Salary Trend in England

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

Sophos Salary Trend in England

Sophos
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos across the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Sophos Salary Histogram in England

Sophos
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
London -7 72 £47,500 +5.55% 8
South East -2 45 £24,500 -20.96% 2
North West +10 20 £31,250 -0.79% 2
South West -11 11 £24,534 - 1
East of England -15 10 £45,000 +91.48% 3
West Midlands -20 8 £22,750 -35.00%
Yorkshire -32 4 £30,250 +12.03% 2
East Midlands -7 1 £27,500 -37.85%
Sophos
UK

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 260 (77.15%) Windows
2 195 (57.86%) Microsoft
3 151 (44.81%) Active Directory
4 132 (39.17%) VMware
5 121 (35.91%) MS Exchange
6 110 (32.64%) HP
7 108 (32.05%) Firewall
8 106 (31.45%) MS Excel
9 105 (31.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 99 (29.38%) Cisco
11 98 (29.08%) Windows Server 2003
12 97 (28.78%) DNS
13 92 (27.30%) Citrix
13 92 (27.30%) Symantec
14 87 (25.82%) MS Office
15 85 (25.22%) VMware Infrastructure
16 84 (24.93%) TCP/IP
17 81 (24.04%) Linux
18 78 (23.15%) ITIL
18 78 (23.15%) SCCM
19 76 (22.55%) Cisco Certification
20 72 (21.36%) DHCP
21 69 (20.47%) Backup Exec
22 68 (20.18%) SharePoint
23 65 (19.29%) SAN
24 64 (18.99%) Norton AntiVirus
24 64 (18.99%) Exchange Server 2010
25 63 (18.69%) Windows Server 2012
26 62 (18.40%) Hyper-V
26 62 (18.40%) CCNA

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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
1 121 (35.91%) MS Exchange
2 68 (20.18%) SharePoint
3 64 (18.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 35 (10.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 30 (8.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 26 (7.72%) Lync
7 24 (7.12%) Exchange Server 2013
8 22 (6.53%) Exchange Server 2003
9 15 (4.45%) IIS
9 15 (4.45%) IBM Notes
10 13 (3.86%) SharePoint Server
11 11 (3.26%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (2.97%) Lotus Domino
12 10 (2.97%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (1.78%) Moodle
14 4 (1.19%) TPMS
14 4 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2000
15 3 (0.89%) ArcGIS
16 1 (0.30%) Confluence
16 1 (0.30%) OnBase
Applications
1 106 (31.45%) MS Excel
2 87 (25.82%) MS Office
3 4 (1.19%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (3.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) assyst
2 1 (0.30%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.26%) Office 365
2 3 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.89%) Amazon S3
2 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 108 (32.05%) Firewall
2 97 (28.78%) DNS
3 84 (24.93%) TCP/IP
4 72 (21.36%) DHCP
5 65 (19.29%) SAN
6 53 (15.73%) VPN
7 50 (14.84%) Internet
8 38 (11.28%) LAN
9 32 (9.50%) Network Security
10 27 (8.01%) WAN
11 23 (6.82%) TACACS
11 23 (6.82%) VoIP
12 22 (6.53%) Ethernet
13 19 (5.64%) ADSL
13 19 (5.64%) Wireless
14 17 (5.04%) NetScaler
15 16 (4.75%) NAS
16 14 (4.15%) IPsec
16 14 (4.15%) BIG-IP
17 13 (3.86%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (14.84%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.42%) SQL Server 2008
2 25 (7.42%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (2.97%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (3.56%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.30%) JIRA
2 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 51 (15.13%) Finance
2 28 (8.31%) Telecoms
3 20 (5.93%) Banking
4 14 (4.15%) Retail
5 12 (3.56%) Advertising
6 8 (2.37%) Back Office
7 7 (2.08%) Marketing
8 3 (0.89%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.59%) Games
10 1 (0.30%) Publishing
10 1 (0.30%) Law
10 1 (0.30%) Legal
10 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 68 (20.18%) Analyst
2 44 (13.06%) Support Engineer
3 40 (11.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 37 (10.98%) 2nd Line Support
5 32 (9.50%) Security Engineer
6 24 (7.12%) Service Analyst
6 24 (7.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 21 (6.23%) Administrator
7 21 (6.23%) Systems Engineer
8 20 (5.93%) Service Desk Analyst
9 19 (5.64%) Support Analyst
10 16 (4.75%) Support Specialist
11 15 (4.45%) Network Engineer
12 14 (4.15%) Firewall Engineer
12 14 (4.15%) IT Support
13 13 (3.86%) Consultant
14 11 (3.26%) Operations Analyst
14 11 (3.26%) NOC Engineer
14 11 (3.26%) Systems Administrator
15 10 (2.97%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.59%) Web Services
1 2 (0.59%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.30%) COM
2 1 (0.30%) JSP
2 1 (0.30%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.79%) Blackberry
2 21 (6.23%) Hedge funds
3 20 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (5.04%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.86%) Clustering
6 7 (2.08%) Replication
7 6 (1.78%) iPhone
8 5 (1.48%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.48%) iPad
8 5 (1.48%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.19%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.89%) Spread Betting
10 3 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.89%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.59%) GIS
11 2 (0.59%) CESG
11 2 (0.59%) VLE
11 2 (0.59%) Open Source
11 2 (0.59%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.30%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 260 (77.15%) Windows
2 105 (31.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 98 (29.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 81 (24.04%) Linux
5 63 (18.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (12.46%) Windows 7
7 23 (6.82%) Windows 2000 Server
8 22 (6.53%) Windows XP
9 20 (5.93%) UNIX
10 16 (4.75%) Mac OS X
11 13 (3.86%) CentOS
12 11 (3.26%) Windows 2000
13 9 (2.67%) Windows 8
14 6 (1.78%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.78%) Ubuntu
15 5 (1.48%) Windows Vista
15 5 (1.48%) Android
16 3 (0.89%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.59%) Windows Phone
18 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (23.15%) ITIL
2 36 (10.68%) Network Monitoring
3 30 (8.90%) SIEM
4 26 (7.72%) Software Deployment
5 25 (7.42%) Kalman Filter
5 25 (7.42%) Project Management
6 22 (6.53%) Release Management
7 21 (6.23%) Data Security
7 21 (6.23%) Asset Management
8 19 (5.64%) CRM
9 18 (5.34%) Service Management
9 18 (5.34%) Change Management
9 18 (5.34%) Software Distribution
10 16 (4.75%) Information Security
10 16 (4.75%) Incident Management
11 13 (3.86%) Service Delivery
12 11 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (3.26%) Configuration Management
13 10 (2.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 9 (2.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (10.39%) SQL
2 29 (8.61%) PowerShell
3 19 (5.64%) C
4 16 (4.75%) Perl
5 14 (4.15%) VB
6 9 (2.67%) Bash Shell
6 9 (2.67%) C++
6 9 (2.67%) VBScript
7 7 (2.08%) Python
7 7 (2.08%) PHP
8 6 (1.78%) Ruby
9 4 (1.19%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 76 (22.55%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (18.40%) CCNA
3 53 (15.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 40 (11.87%) Security Cleared
4 40 (11.87%) MCSE
5 36 (10.68%) MCSA
6 35 (10.39%) SC Cleared
7 34 (10.09%) MCP
8 26 (7.72%) CCNP
8 26 (7.72%) CCSE
9 25 (7.42%) DV Cleared
10 23 (6.82%) Network+ Certification
11 22 (6.53%) CISSP
12 20 (5.93%) MCITP
12 20 (5.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 19 (5.64%) Degree
14 14 (4.15%) MCTS
15 13 (3.86%) Citrix Certification
16 12 (3.56%) CCSA
17 10 (2.97%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (13.06%) SLA
2 20 (5.93%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.78%) HIPAA
System Software
1 151 (44.81%) Active Directory
2 85 (25.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (18.40%) Hyper-V
4 42 (12.46%) vSphere
5 35 (10.39%) VMware ESX
6 24 (7.12%) XenApp
7 16 (4.75%) XenDesktop
8 12 (3.56%) Snort
8 12 (3.56%) Nmap
9 11 (3.26%) Firmware
10 9 (2.67%) SpamAssassin
11 8 (2.37%) vCloud
11 8 (2.37%) XenServer
11 8 (2.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (1.48%) UAG
12 5 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (1.48%) Terminal Services
13 4 (1.19%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.89%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 78 (23.15%) SCCM
2 69 (20.47%) Backup Exec
3 64 (18.99%) Norton AntiVirus
4 46 (13.65%) SCOM
5 37 (10.98%) HP SIM
6 24 (7.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 24 (7.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 22 (6.53%) WSUS
8 19 (5.64%) NetBackup
9 18 (5.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 15 (4.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 12 (3.56%) Nessus
12 10 (2.97%) Cacti
13 8 (2.37%) WhatsUp Gold
14 7 (2.08%) EMC NetWorker
14 7 (2.08%) Legato
15 6 (1.78%) Cisco CUCM
16 4 (1.19%) MAILsweeper
16 4 (1.19%) DameWare
16 4 (1.19%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 195 (57.86%) Microsoft
2 132 (39.17%) VMware
3 110 (32.64%) HP
4 99 (29.38%) Cisco
5 92 (27.30%) Citrix
5 92 (27.30%) Symantec
6 61 (18.10%) NetApp
7 52 (15.43%) CheckPoint
8 49 (14.54%) McAfee
9 42 (12.46%) Juniper
10 28 (8.31%) F5
11 25 (7.42%) SonicWALL
12 24 (7.12%) SolarWinds
13 23 (6.82%) Veritas
14 19 (5.64%) Dell
15 17 (5.04%) BMC
16 16 (4.75%) CA
16 16 (4.75%) AppSense
17 15 (4.45%) Lotus
18 14 (4.15%) Red Hat
South Croydon, Surrey
Amsys
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £17k - 24.5k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, Yorkshire
networx
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
PTS Resourcing (UK) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
PTS Resourcing (UK) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Caretower
Salary: From £17,000 to £23,000 per annum Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bonuses and travel allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Borehamwood
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Amsys
Salary: £30,000 per annum (negotiable)
Posted: 7 days ago
South Croydon, Surrey
Amsys
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Royal Wootton Bassett
Salary: Negotiable according to skills and experience
Posted: 11 days ago
North London
Caretower
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Wokingham
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
North London
Caretower
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 25 days ago