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 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 658 718 703
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -15
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 209 146 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.30% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 180 132 145
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,650 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.07%
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
50347 48611 51066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.93% 47.55% 46.83%
Number of salaries quoted 41532 39379 43391
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 £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +26 66 £37,500 -13.79% 9
South East +29 58 £26,500 -19.69% 3
East of England +8 34 £45,000 +50.00% 3
North West -1 21 £27,500 -3.50%
South West +7 13 £30,000 -
Yorkshire -19 13 £30,000 +5.26%
West Midlands -8 5 £28,000 +27.27% 1
Sophos
UK

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 294 (76.96%) Windows
2 244 (63.87%) Microsoft
3 218 (57.07%) Active Directory
4 173 (45.29%) VMware
5 163 (42.67%) MS Exchange
6 143 (37.43%) MS Excel
7 137 (35.86%) HP
8 136 (35.60%) DNS
9 131 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 126 (32.98%) Cisco
11 123 (32.20%) DHCP
12 122 (31.94%) Windows Server 2003
13 115 (30.10%) Citrix
14 110 (28.80%) Symantec
15 101 (26.44%) VMware Infrastructure
16 98 (25.65%) Firewall
17 96 (25.13%) MS Office
18 94 (24.61%) Backup Exec
18 94 (24.61%) Exchange Server 2010
19 92 (24.08%) SCCM
20 87 (22.77%) ITIL
21 85 (22.25%) TCP/IP
21 85 (22.25%) Norton AntiVirus
22 81 (21.20%) Windows Server 2012
23 80 (20.94%) SQL Server
24 75 (19.63%) Finance
25 74 (19.37%) vSphere
26 71 (18.59%) SharePoint
27 66 (17.28%) Security Cleared
28 64 (16.75%) SAN

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 163 (42.67%) MS Exchange
2 94 (24.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 71 (18.59%) SharePoint
4 60 (15.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 39 (10.21%) Exchange Server 2003
6 35 (9.16%) Lync
7 34 (8.90%) IIS
8 32 (8.38%) Exchange Server 2013
9 27 (7.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 17 (4.45%) SharePoint 2013
11 13 (3.40%) SharePoint Server
12 12 (3.14%) SharePoint 2010
13 11 (2.88%) IBM Notes
14 9 (2.36%) Lotus Domino
15 6 (1.57%) Moodle
16 5 (1.31%) ArcGIS
17 4 (1.05%) TPMS
17 4 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2000
18 1 (0.26%) OnBase
18 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 143 (37.43%) MS Excel
2 96 (25.13%) MS Office
3 6 (1.57%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.31%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (3.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.26%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.07%) Office 365
2 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.26%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 136 (35.60%) DNS
2 123 (32.20%) DHCP
3 98 (25.65%) Firewall
4 85 (22.25%) TCP/IP
5 64 (16.75%) SAN
6 52 (13.61%) Internet
7 46 (12.04%) VPN
8 45 (11.78%) LAN
9 33 (8.64%) Wireless
10 32 (8.38%) WAN
11 30 (7.85%) VoIP
12 27 (7.07%) ADSL
12 27 (7.07%) Ethernet
13 19 (4.97%) NetScaler
14 15 (3.93%) NAS
14 15 (3.93%) VLAN
15 11 (2.88%) SNMP
16 10 (2.62%) IP Telephony
16 10 (2.62%) Network Security
16 10 (2.62%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (20.94%) SQL Server
2 40 (10.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (7.07%) SQL Server 2000
4 23 (6.02%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (1.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 75 (19.63%) Finance
2 34 (8.90%) Telecoms
3 24 (6.28%) Retail
4 17 (4.45%) Banking
5 9 (2.36%) Back Office
6 8 (2.09%) Marketing
7 7 (1.83%) Multimedia
7 7 (1.83%) Advertising
8 4 (1.05%) Law
9 1 (0.26%) Legal
9 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.26%) Publishing
9 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (18.85%) Support Engineer
2 62 (16.23%) Analyst
3 59 (15.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 58 (15.18%) 2nd Line Support
5 46 (12.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 27 (7.07%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 26 (6.81%) Systems Engineer
8 25 (6.54%) Support Specialist
9 20 (5.24%) Support Analyst
10 19 (4.97%) Administrator
10 19 (4.97%) IT Support
11 18 (4.71%) Service Analyst
12 17 (4.45%) NOC Engineer
13 15 (3.93%) 3rd Line Support
13 15 (3.93%) Service Desk Analyst
14 13 (3.40%) Systems Administrator
15 12 (3.14%) Network Engineer
16 11 (2.88%) IT Manager
16 11 (2.88%) Consultant
16 11 (2.88%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.88%) Software Packaging
2 4 (1.05%) Web Services
3 3 (0.79%) .NET
4 2 (0.52%) JSP
4 2 (0.52%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.78%) Blackberry
2 25 (6.54%) Clustering
2 25 (6.54%) Hedge funds
3 22 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (5.24%) Replication
5 15 (3.93%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.88%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.09%) iPhone
8 5 (1.31%) iPad
9 3 (0.79%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.79%) GIS
9 3 (0.79%) Spread Betting
10 2 (0.52%) Chemistry
10 2 (0.52%) VLE
10 2 (0.52%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.26%) User Experience
11 1 (0.26%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.26%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.26%) IVR
11 1 (0.26%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 294 (76.96%) Windows
2 131 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 122 (31.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 81 (21.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (11.78%) Windows 7
6 42 (10.99%) Linux
7 34 (8.90%) Windows 2000 Server
8 32 (8.38%) Windows 2000
9 25 (6.54%) Windows XP
10 17 (4.45%) Mac OS X
11 12 (3.14%) UNIX
12 11 (2.88%) Apple iOS
13 10 (2.62%) Windows 8
14 7 (1.83%) CentOS
15 5 (1.31%) Windows Vista
15 5 (1.31%) Mac OS X Server
15 5 (1.31%) Android
16 2 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.26%) AIX
17 1 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (22.77%) ITIL
2 48 (12.57%) Network Monitoring
3 41 (10.73%) Software Deployment
4 40 (10.47%) Kalman Filter
5 38 (9.95%) Release Management
6 34 (8.90%) Software Distribution
7 28 (7.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 26 (6.81%) Project Management
9 23 (6.02%) CRM
10 18 (4.71%) Asset Management
11 16 (4.19%) Change Management
12 15 (3.93%) Service Delivery
13 13 (3.40%) Configuration Management
13 13 (3.40%) Time Management
14 12 (3.14%) Service Management
15 11 (2.88%) Migration
16 10 (2.62%) Line Management
17 9 (2.36%) Investment Management
18 8 (2.09%) Strategic Planning
18 8 (2.09%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (10.99%) SQL
2 31 (8.12%) PowerShell
3 29 (7.59%) C
4 16 (4.19%) VB
5 13 (3.40%) T-SQL
6 10 (2.62%) VBScript
7 4 (1.05%) Perl
8 3 (0.79%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.52%) C++
9 2 (0.52%) Python
10 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 66 (17.28%) Security Cleared
2 63 (16.49%) CCNA
2 63 (16.49%) Cisco Certification
3 60 (15.71%) SC Cleared
4 57 (14.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 51 (13.35%) MCSE
6 41 (10.73%) MCSA
7 40 (10.47%) DV Cleared
8 29 (7.59%) MCP
9 26 (6.81%) Degree
10 24 (6.28%) Network+ Certification
11 16 (4.19%) MCITP
12 13 (3.40%) MCTS
13 12 (3.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 12 (3.14%) Citrix Certification
14 10 (2.62%) CCA
15 6 (1.57%) CCNP
15 6 (1.57%) MCDST
16 5 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (1.31%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (10.21%) SLA
2 2 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 218 (57.07%) Active Directory
2 101 (26.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (19.37%) vSphere
4 64 (16.75%) Hyper-V
5 54 (14.14%) XenApp
5 54 (14.14%) VMware ESX
6 34 (8.90%) XenDesktop
7 29 (7.59%) vCloud
8 12 (3.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 11 (2.88%) Firmware
10 7 (1.83%) VMware Server
11 6 (1.57%) XenServer
11 6 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (1.31%) Terminal Services
12 5 (1.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (1.31%) UAG
13 3 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.52%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.52%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 94 (24.61%) Backup Exec
2 92 (24.08%) SCCM
3 85 (22.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 58 (15.18%) SCOM
5 40 (10.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 39 (10.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 37 (9.69%) HP SIM
8 36 (9.42%) NetBackup
9 30 (7.85%) WSUS
10 17 (4.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 15 (3.93%) EdgeSight
11 15 (3.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 12 (3.14%) WMI
13 11 (2.88%) Legato
13 11 (2.88%) EMC NetWorker
14 8 (2.09%) WhatsUp Gold
15 5 (1.31%) Cisco UCCX
15 5 (1.31%) Cisco CUCM
15 5 (1.31%) SCDPM
16 4 (1.05%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 244 (63.87%) Microsoft
2 173 (45.29%) VMware
3 137 (35.86%) HP
4 126 (32.98%) Cisco
5 115 (30.10%) Citrix
6 110 (28.80%) Symantec
7 64 (16.75%) McAfee
8 52 (13.61%) NetApp
9 39 (10.21%) Veritas
10 31 (8.12%) SolarWinds
11 30 (7.85%) EMC
12 26 (6.81%) Apple
13 24 (6.28%) Fujitsu
14 21 (5.50%) Juniper
14 21 (5.50%) Dell
15 20 (5.24%) BMC
16 17 (4.45%) CheckPoint
16 17 (4.45%) Acronis
17 16 (4.19%) WatchGuard
17 16 (4.19%) SonicWALL
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