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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 712 713 767
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +54
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 186 214 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.45% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 113 189 132
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £22,500 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
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
42922 47331 46118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 45.44% 47.61% 47.14%
Number of salaries quoted 35624 39257 37042
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
South East +55 95 £42,700 +55.27% 11
London -21 35 £46,500 +24.00% 6
South West +1 19 £35,000 +16.66% 1
North West +23 18 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Yorkshire +13 11 £24,250 -26.51%
East of England -36 5 £19,000 -57.77% 2
West Midlands -10 3 £40,000 +44.14% 6
Sophos
UK

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 277 (71.95%) Windows
2 240 (62.34%) Microsoft
3 195 (50.65%) Active Directory
4 159 (41.30%) Windows Server
5 149 (38.70%) VMware
6 133 (34.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 124 (32.21%) Firewall
8 120 (31.17%) MS Exchange
9 106 (27.53%) Citrix
10 95 (24.68%) HP
10 95 (24.68%) Cisco
11 92 (23.90%) MS Excel
12 91 (23.64%) ITIL
13 90 (23.38%) MS Office
14 88 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
15 86 (22.34%) DNS
16 83 (21.56%) VMware Infrastructure
17 81 (21.04%) SQL Server
18 79 (20.52%) Windows 7
19 77 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
20 76 (19.74%) Microsoft Certification
21 74 (19.22%) Symantec
22 71 (18.44%) SAN
23 67 (17.40%) TCP/IP
23 67 (17.40%) Linux
24 65 (16.88%) Exchange Server 2013
25 63 (16.36%) DHCP
26 59 (15.32%) Hyper-V
27 58 (15.06%) LAN
28 56 (14.55%) SCCM

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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
1 120 (31.17%) MS Exchange
2 77 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 65 (16.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 44 (11.43%) SharePoint
5 40 (10.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 29 (7.53%) Skype for Business
7 23 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (3.12%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (1.56%) Apache
10 6 (1.56%) IBM Notes
10 6 (1.56%) IIS
11 5 (1.30%) ArcGIS
11 5 (1.30%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.30%) WebSphere Portal
12 4 (1.04%) JBoss
12 4 (1.04%) nginx
12 4 (1.04%) Tomcat
12 4 (1.04%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.78%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 92 (23.90%) MS Excel
2 90 (23.38%) MS Office
3 5 (1.30%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.78%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.04%) Bankmaster
3 3 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.52%) Infor SunSystems
4 2 (0.52%) Line 500
4 2 (0.52%) MFGPRO
4 2 (0.52%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.26%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.26%) FastStats
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (8.57%) Office 365
2 20 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (4.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (2.34%) Mimecast
4 9 (2.34%) SaaS
5 5 (1.30%) IaaS
6 4 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (1.04%) PaaS
7 1 (0.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 124 (32.21%) Firewall
2 86 (22.34%) DNS
3 71 (18.44%) SAN
4 67 (17.40%) TCP/IP
5 63 (16.36%) DHCP
6 58 (15.06%) LAN
7 47 (12.21%) VPN
7 47 (12.21%) WAN
8 44 (11.43%) Internet
9 32 (8.31%) Wireless
10 27 (7.01%) Remote Desktop
11 25 (6.49%) Network Security
12 24 (6.23%) VoIP
13 21 (5.45%) iSCSI
14 18 (4.68%) VLAN
15 16 (4.16%) Wi-Fi
16 10 (2.60%) NAS
17 9 (2.34%) Cisco IOS
17 9 (2.34%) Intrusion Detection
17 9 (2.34%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (21.04%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (4.68%) Data Mining
4 10 (2.60%) MySQL
4 10 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.30%) GIS
5 5 (1.30%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.52%) Navicat
7 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 6 (1.56%) WinDbg
2 5 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (1.30%) ClearCase
2 5 (1.30%) Eclipse
2 5 (1.30%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.30%) Mercurial
3 4 (1.04%) MSI
4 2 (0.52%) Selenium
5 1 (0.26%) JIRA
5 1 (0.26%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.26%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (6.49%) Banking
1 25 (6.49%) Finance
2 12 (3.12%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.60%) Back Office
3 10 (2.60%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.08%) Retail
5 6 (1.56%) Marketing
6 5 (1.30%) Advertising
7 4 (1.04%) Legal
8 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.52%) Publishing
9 1 (0.26%) Billing
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) French Language
9 1 (0.26%) Games
9 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 55 (14.29%) Analyst
2 50 (12.99%) Administrator
3 40 (10.39%) Support Analyst
3 40 (10.39%) Windows Administrator
4 38 (9.87%) Support Engineer
5 37 (9.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 37 (9.61%) IT Support
6 36 (9.35%) IT Engineer
7 31 (8.05%) Systems Administrator
8 29 (7.53%) Network Engineer
9 27 (7.01%) Software Engineer
10 24 (6.23%) Desktop Support
11 23 (5.97%) Server Administrator
11 23 (5.97%) Windows Server Administrator
12 18 (4.68%) Windows Engineer
13 17 (4.42%) 3rd Line Support
13 17 (4.42%) Server Engineer
13 17 (4.42%) Windows Server Engineer
13 17 (4.42%) Windows Systems Administrator
14 16 (4.16%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.42%) .NET
2 12 (3.12%) Web Services
3 7 (1.82%) HTML
4 6 (1.56%) J2EE
5 5 (1.30%) Dojo
5 5 (1.30%) GWT
5 5 (1.30%) JSF
5 5 (1.30%) Velocity
5 5 (1.30%) XML
6 4 (1.04%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.04%) LAMP
6 4 (1.04%) LEMP Stack
6 4 (1.04%) RESTful
6 4 (1.04%) Software Packaging
7 3 (0.78%) Middleware
8 2 (0.52%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.52%) COM
8 2 (0.52%) Flash
9 1 (0.26%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.47%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (7.27%) Clustering
3 23 (5.97%) EqualLogic
4 20 (5.19%) Replication
5 17 (4.42%) Blackberry
5 17 (4.42%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.86%) Blog
6 11 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.86%) Data Centre
6 11 (2.86%) Driving Licence
6 11 (2.86%) Fat Client
6 11 (2.86%) Thin Client
7 8 (2.08%) iPhone
8 7 (1.82%) iPad
8 7 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (1.56%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.56%) Security Operations Centre
10 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.04%) Handset
10 4 (1.04%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 277 (71.95%) Windows
2 159 (41.30%) Windows Server
3 133 (34.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 88 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 79 (20.52%) Windows 7
6 67 (17.40%) Linux
7 47 (12.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 37 (9.61%) Windows XP
9 31 (8.05%) Unix
9 31 (8.05%) Windows 8
10 16 (4.16%) Mac OS X
11 13 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (3.12%) Windows 10
13 9 (2.34%) AIX
14 8 (2.08%) CentOS
14 8 (2.08%) Mac OS
14 8 (2.08%) NetWare
15 7 (1.82%) Windows 2000
16 6 (1.56%) Ubuntu
17 5 (1.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (23.64%) ITIL
2 52 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (8.31%) Data Protection
4 28 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
5 27 (7.01%) Mentoring
5 27 (7.01%) Software Engineering
6 25 (6.49%) Coaching
6 25 (6.49%) Information Security
6 25 (6.49%) Pair Programming
7 23 (5.97%) Root Cause Analysis
7 23 (5.97%) Test Automation
8 21 (5.45%) Presales
9 20 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
9 20 (5.19%) Service Delivery
10 19 (4.94%) Incident Management
11 18 (4.68%) Network Monitoring
12 17 (4.42%) Service Management
13 16 (4.16%) Migration
13 16 (4.16%) Requirements Analysis
13 16 (4.16%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 55 (14.29%) Python
1 55 (14.29%) SQL
2 37 (9.61%) C#
3 34 (8.83%) C++
4 32 (8.31%) PowerShell
5 30 (7.79%) Java
6 28 (7.27%) Perl
7 17 (4.42%) C
8 14 (3.64%) Bash Shell
9 12 (3.12%) JavaScript
9 12 (3.12%) VB
10 8 (2.08%) VBScript
11 5 (1.30%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.78%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.26%) PHP
13 1 (0.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 76 (19.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (12.99%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (11.43%) CCNA
4 43 (11.17%) MCSE
5 31 (8.05%) MCITP
6 30 (7.79%) Degree
7 28 (7.27%) MCSA
8 19 (4.94%) Security Cleared
9 18 (4.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 16 (4.16%) Citrix Certification
11 14 (3.64%) CISSP
12 13 (3.38%) SC Cleared
13 12 (3.12%) MCP
14 11 (2.86%) A+ Certification
14 11 (2.86%) CCNP
14 11 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (2.34%) Network+ Certification
16 8 (2.08%) MCDST
17 7 (1.82%) MCTS
17 7 (1.82%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.79%) QA
2 19 (4.94%) SLA
3 7 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.82%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.04%) FISMA
6 1 (0.26%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 195 (50.65%) Active Directory
2 83 (21.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (15.32%) Hyper-V
4 52 (13.51%) XenApp
5 40 (10.39%) vSphere
6 25 (6.49%) Terminal Services
7 16 (4.16%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (3.12%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (1.30%) XenServer
11 4 (1.04%) BitLocker
11 4 (1.04%) qmail
11 4 (1.04%) Squid
12 3 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.78%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.78%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.52%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.52%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 56 (14.55%) SCCM
2 45 (11.69%) Backup Exec
3 43 (11.17%) WSUS
4 40 (10.39%) Norton AntiVirus
5 31 (8.05%) SCOM
6 26 (6.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 16 (4.16%) NetBackup
8 15 (3.90%) Cacti
8 15 (3.90%) HP SIM
9 13 (3.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 10 (2.60%) McAfee ePO
11 9 (2.34%) Nagios
12 8 (2.08%) Nessus
13 7 (1.82%) WhatsUp Gold
14 6 (1.56%) OpenView
14 6 (1.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 5 (1.30%) EdgeSight
15 5 (1.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 4 (1.04%) collectd
16 4 (1.04%) logstash
Vendors
1 240 (62.34%) Microsoft
2 149 (38.70%) VMware
3 106 (27.53%) Citrix
4 95 (24.68%) Cisco
4 95 (24.68%) HP
5 74 (19.22%) Symantec
6 44 (11.43%) Dell
7 43 (11.17%) NetApp
8 41 (10.65%) Intel Security
9 34 (8.83%) Avaya
10 30 (7.79%) Fortinet
11 29 (7.53%) Lumension
12 26 (6.75%) CheckPoint
13 25 (6.49%) SonicWALL
14 24 (6.23%) AppSense
15 23 (5.97%) Apple
16 22 (5.71%) SolarWinds
16 22 (5.71%) Veeam
17 17 (4.42%) WatchGuard
18 16 (4.16%) Red Hat
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: c£30,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000 - £46000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £37500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum + Training + Career progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 per annum + + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Raytheon
Salary: Flexible Depending On experience
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Competitive DOE + bonus & benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
North London
Caretower
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Bromsgrove
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Virginia Water
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 18 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Chelmsford
Capita plc
Salary: £19000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
South West London
Commensus
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago