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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 634 710 709
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -1
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 206 143 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 0.31% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 184 123 134
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +3.27%
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
46401 46138 49131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.76% 47.46% 47.13%
Number of salaries quoted 38576 37141 41475
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 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
London -5 64 £37,500 -11.76% 14
South East -2 51 £27,500 -29.03% 8
East of England +21 39 £45,000 +50.00% 3
North West -2 18 £27,500 -3.50% 5
Yorkshire +2 16 £30,000 -12.40% 4
South West -4 14 £30,000 -
West Midlands -14 3 £28,000 +24.44% 1
Sophos
UK

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

1 295 (78.04%) Windows
2 241 (63.76%) Active Directory
3 227 (60.05%) Microsoft
4 174 (46.03%) MS Exchange
5 171 (45.24%) VMware
6 141 (37.30%) DNS
7 140 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 133 (35.19%) Cisco
9 130 (34.39%) MS Excel
10 127 (33.60%) DHCP
11 123 (32.54%) HP
12 117 (30.95%) Citrix
13 112 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
14 104 (27.51%) Firewall
15 100 (26.46%) VMware Infrastructure
16 98 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
17 97 (25.66%) Symantec
18 89 (23.54%) Backup Exec
19 84 (22.22%) MS Office
19 84 (22.22%) SCCM
20 83 (21.96%) Windows Server 2012
20 83 (21.96%) ITIL
21 79 (20.90%) SQL Server
21 79 (20.90%) TCP/IP
21 79 (20.90%) Norton AntiVirus
22 73 (19.31%) vSphere
23 70 (18.52%) Security Cleared
24 68 (17.99%) Finance
25 67 (17.72%) VPN
26 65 (17.20%) Hyper-V

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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
1 174 (46.03%) MS Exchange
2 98 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 59 (15.61%) Exchange Server 2007
3 59 (15.61%) SharePoint
4 44 (11.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 40 (10.58%) IIS
6 35 (9.26%) Lync
7 33 (8.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 32 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2013
9 18 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
10 17 (4.50%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (1.32%) ArcGIS
12 4 (1.06%) Lotus Domino
12 4 (1.06%) Apache
12 4 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (1.06%) Moodle
13 3 (0.79%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.53%) nginx
15 1 (0.26%) TPMS
15 1 (0.26%) WorkSite
Applications
1 130 (34.39%) MS Excel
2 84 (22.22%) MS Office
3 5 (1.32%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.32%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 30 (7.94%) Office 365
2 3 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.53%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.53%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 141 (37.30%) DNS
2 127 (33.60%) DHCP
3 104 (27.51%) Firewall
4 79 (20.90%) TCP/IP
5 67 (17.72%) VPN
6 54 (14.29%) SAN
7 46 (12.17%) LAN
8 45 (11.90%) Internet
9 37 (9.79%) WAN
10 32 (8.47%) VoIP
10 32 (8.47%) Wireless
11 28 (7.41%) Ethernet
12 26 (6.88%) ADSL
13 17 (4.50%) VLAN
13 17 (4.50%) NetScaler
14 12 (3.17%) SNMP
14 12 (3.17%) Network Security
14 12 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (2.91%) NAS
16 9 (2.38%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (20.90%) SQL Server
2 36 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (8.47%) SQL Server 2000
4 12 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (1.59%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.53%) JIRA
2 2 (0.53%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.26%) WinDbg
General
1 68 (17.99%) Finance
2 29 (7.67%) Telecoms
3 24 (6.35%) Retail
4 16 (4.23%) Banking
5 11 (2.91%) Marketing
6 8 (2.12%) Back Office
7 7 (1.85%) Law
7 7 (1.85%) Multimedia
8 6 (1.59%) Advertising
9 3 (0.79%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 64 (16.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 61 (16.14%) Support Engineer
3 58 (15.34%) 2nd Line Support
3 58 (15.34%) Analyst
4 43 (11.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 36 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 27 (7.14%) IT Support
7 22 (5.82%) Support Specialist
7 22 (5.82%) Support Analyst
8 19 (5.03%) Systems Engineer
9 18 (4.76%) NOC Engineer
10 17 (4.50%) Service Analyst
10 17 (4.50%) Service Desk Analyst
11 14 (3.70%) Administrator
12 13 (3.44%) 3rd Line Support
12 13 (3.44%) Network Engineer
13 12 (3.17%) IT Manager
13 12 (3.17%) Team Leader
14 11 (2.91%) Wintel Support
15 10 (2.65%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.17%) Software Packaging
2 9 (2.38%) Web Services
3 5 (1.32%) .NET
4 2 (0.53%) JSP
5 1 (0.26%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 54 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 36 (9.52%) Clustering
3 24 (6.35%) Replication
4 19 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (4.23%) Management Information System
6 13 (3.44%) Hedge funds
7 12 (3.17%) iPad
7 12 (3.17%) Client/Server
8 8 (2.12%) iPhone
9 4 (1.06%) CMDB
10 3 (0.79%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.79%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.79%) GIS
11 2 (0.53%) Chemistry
11 2 (0.53%) VLE
11 2 (0.53%) Open Source
11 2 (0.53%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.53%) User Experience
12 1 (0.26%) EqualLogic
12 1 (0.26%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 295 (78.04%) Windows
2 140 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 112 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 83 (21.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 58 (15.34%) Windows 7
6 38 (10.05%) Windows 2000
7 36 (9.52%) Linux
8 34 (8.99%) Windows XP
9 33 (8.73%) Windows 2000 Server
10 16 (4.23%) Windows 8
10 16 (4.23%) Mac OS X
11 10 (2.65%) Windows Vista
11 10 (2.65%) UNIX
11 10 (2.65%) Apple iOS
12 9 (2.38%) CentOS
13 6 (1.59%) Android
14 5 (1.32%) Mac OS X Server
15 2 (0.53%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.26%) AIX
16 1 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (21.96%) ITIL
2 42 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 39 (10.32%) Network Monitoring
3 39 (10.32%) Release Management
4 37 (9.79%) Software Deployment
5 34 (8.99%) Software Distribution
5 34 (8.99%) Disaster Recovery
6 21 (5.56%) Project Management
7 16 (4.23%) CRM
8 15 (3.97%) Asset Management
9 12 (3.17%) Migration
9 12 (3.17%) Time Management
10 10 (2.65%) Service Delivery
10 10 (2.65%) Change Management
11 9 (2.38%) Service Management
12 8 (2.12%) Configuration Management
12 8 (2.12%) Information Security
12 8 (2.12%) Incident Management
12 8 (2.12%) Strategic Planning
12 8 (2.12%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (13.23%) SQL
2 33 (8.73%) PowerShell
3 28 (7.41%) C
4 14 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 10 (2.65%) VB
6 7 (1.85%) VBScript
7 5 (1.32%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.32%) Perl
8 4 (1.06%) PHP
8 4 (1.06%) Python
9 2 (0.53%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.53%) Ruby
10 1 (0.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 70 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 65 (17.20%) SC Cleared
3 58 (15.34%) Cisco Certification
4 56 (14.81%) CCNA
5 51 (13.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 44 (11.64%) MCSE
7 38 (10.05%) DV Cleared
8 34 (8.99%) MCSA
9 33 (8.73%) MCP
10 22 (5.82%) Network+ Certification
11 21 (5.56%) Degree
12 9 (2.38%) MCITP
13 8 (2.12%) MCDST
14 7 (1.85%) MCTS
14 7 (1.85%) CISSP
15 6 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 4 (1.06%) CISM
16 4 (1.06%) MOS
16 4 (1.06%) CCNP
16 4 (1.06%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.67%) SLA
2 5 (1.32%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.53%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 241 (63.76%) Active Directory
2 100 (26.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (19.31%) vSphere
4 65 (17.20%) Hyper-V
5 62 (16.40%) XenApp
6 56 (14.81%) VMware ESX
7 39 (10.32%) vCloud
8 38 (10.05%) XenDesktop
9 13 (3.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 13 (3.44%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (2.38%) Firmware
11 8 (2.12%) Terminal Services
12 6 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (1.32%) UAG
13 5 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (1.06%) VMware Server
14 4 (1.06%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (1.06%) XenServer
15 2 (0.53%) Snort
15 2 (0.53%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 89 (23.54%) Backup Exec
2 84 (22.22%) SCCM
3 79 (20.90%) Norton AntiVirus
4 51 (13.49%) SCOM
5 38 (10.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 37 (9.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 37 (9.79%) WSUS
7 34 (8.99%) NetBackup
8 26 (6.88%) HP SIM
9 15 (3.97%) EMC NetWorker
9 15 (3.97%) Legato
10 12 (3.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 12 (3.17%) WMI
10 12 (3.17%) EdgeSight
11 8 (2.12%) WhatsUp Gold
12 7 (1.85%) Cisco UCCX
12 7 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
12 7 (1.85%) SCDPM
13 5 (1.32%) Casper Suite
13 5 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 227 (60.05%) Microsoft
2 171 (45.24%) VMware
3 133 (35.19%) Cisco
4 123 (32.54%) HP
5 117 (30.95%) Citrix
6 97 (25.66%) Symantec
7 59 (15.61%) McAfee
8 42 (11.11%) Veritas
9 35 (9.26%) EMC
9 35 (9.26%) Apple
9 35 (9.26%) SolarWinds
10 32 (8.47%) NetApp
11 24 (6.35%) Fujitsu
12 22 (5.82%) Veeam
13 21 (5.56%) SonicWALL
13 21 (5.56%) Dell
14 19 (5.03%) Juniper
14 19 (5.03%) BMC
15 16 (4.23%) CheckPoint
16 15 (3.97%) AppSense
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Proteus Europe
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Microsoft Certs / Car Allowance
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Ascent People
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Competitive salary with flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£40K + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
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Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £17,000-£18,000pa + bonus and benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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