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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 679 709 671
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -38
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 180 192 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.38% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 148 143 135
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,600 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,500 £77,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
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
46395 51073 47471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 46.85% 46.51% 47.54%
Number of salaries quoted 37874 41808 39271
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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 £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +13 68 £40,000 -9.09% 9
East of England +34 33 £30,000 -23.07% 1
South East +1 30 £40,000 +42.85% 5
South West -1 20 £33,500 +45.65% 5
Yorkshire +5 15 £30,000 -
West Midlands +3 11 £35,000 +40.00% 6
North West -6 4 £30,000 +5.26% 10
East Midlands +3 2 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Sophos
UK

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 320 (84.88%) Windows
2 254 (67.37%) Active Directory
3 236 (62.60%) Microsoft
4 220 (58.36%) VMware
5 204 (54.11%) MS Exchange
6 170 (45.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 168 (44.56%) DNS
8 161 (42.71%) Firewall
9 159 (42.18%) Cisco
10 155 (41.11%) Citrix
11 136 (36.07%) DHCP
12 133 (35.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 132 (35.01%) VMware Infrastructure
14 130 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2010
15 106 (28.12%) Windows 7
16 104 (27.59%) Symantec
17 103 (27.32%) SQL Server
18 96 (25.46%) HP
19 95 (25.20%) ITIL
20 94 (24.93%) TCP/IP
21 92 (24.40%) MS Excel
22 89 (23.61%) XenApp
23 85 (22.55%) Backup Exec
24 79 (20.95%) Windows Server 2003
25 78 (20.69%) Norton AntiVirus
26 76 (20.16%) Microsoft Certification
27 74 (19.63%) VPN
27 74 (19.63%) Hyper-V
28 73 (19.36%) Exchange Server 2007
28 73 (19.36%) MS Office

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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
1 204 (54.11%) MS Exchange
2 130 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 73 (19.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 72 (19.10%) Exchange Server 2003
5 61 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 53 (14.06%) IIS
7 48 (12.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 46 (12.20%) Lync
9 45 (11.94%) SharePoint
10 18 (4.77%) SharePoint 2010
11 13 (3.45%) IBM Notes
12 12 (3.18%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (2.39%) Apache
14 4 (1.06%) nginx
15 3 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2000
15 3 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.80%) WordPress
16 2 (0.53%) ArcGIS
16 2 (0.53%) WebSphere Portal
16 2 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 92 (24.40%) MS Excel
2 73 (19.36%) MS Office
3 5 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.53%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.53%) S-PLUS
5 2 (0.53%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.53%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 36 (9.55%) Office 365
2 17 (4.51%) Mimecast
3 15 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (3.18%) SaaS
5 8 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.06%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.80%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 168 (44.56%) DNS
2 161 (42.71%) Firewall
3 136 (36.07%) DHCP
4 94 (24.93%) TCP/IP
5 74 (19.63%) VPN
6 69 (18.30%) SAN
7 40 (10.61%) WAN
8 37 (9.81%) LAN
9 27 (7.16%) Wireless
10 21 (5.57%) VLAN
10 21 (5.57%) VoIP
11 18 (4.77%) NetScaler
11 18 (4.77%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (4.51%) SSL
12 17 (4.51%) NAS
13 10 (2.65%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (2.65%) Ethernet
13 10 (2.65%) Network Security
14 9 (2.39%) PBX
15 7 (1.86%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (27.32%) SQL Server
2 37 (9.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
4 21 (5.57%) Amazon RDS
5 12 (3.18%) MySQL
6 8 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (1.06%) JIRA
2 3 (0.80%) Subversion
2 3 (0.80%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.80%) Bugzilla
3 2 (0.53%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.53%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.53%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.53%) Redmine
3 2 (0.53%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.27%) WinDbg
General
1 47 (12.47%) Finance
2 6 (1.59%) Marketing
3 5 (1.33%) Back Office
3 5 (1.33%) Law
3 5 (1.33%) Legal
3 5 (1.33%) Games
3 5 (1.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.06%) Banking
4 4 (1.06%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.53%) Advertising
5 2 (0.53%) Publishing
5 2 (0.53%) Local Government
6 1 (0.27%) Retail
6 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 84 (22.28%) Analyst
2 61 (16.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 54 (14.32%) Support Analyst
4 46 (12.20%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 31 (8.22%) IT Support
5 31 (8.22%) 3rd Line Support
6 29 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 29 (7.69%) Support Specialist
7 21 (5.57%) Consultant
8 19 (5.04%) 2nd Line Support
8 19 (5.04%) Senior Analyst
9 18 (4.77%) Team Leader
9 18 (4.77%) Network Support
10 17 (4.51%) Network Engineer
10 17 (4.51%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 16 (4.24%) Wintel Support
12 15 (3.98%) Senior Support Analyst
13 14 (3.71%) Administrator
13 14 (3.71%) Wintel Specialist
14 13 (3.45%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (9.02%) Web Services
2 19 (5.04%) Software Packaging
3 18 (4.77%) .NET
4 2 (0.53%) J2EE
4 2 (0.53%) XML
4 2 (0.53%) GWT
4 2 (0.53%) Dojo
4 2 (0.53%) JSF
5 1 (0.27%) EDI
5 1 (0.27%) COM
5 1 (0.27%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 60 (15.92%) Clustering
2 54 (14.32%) Blackberry
3 34 (9.02%) Data Centre
4 30 (7.96%) Replication
5 26 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (5.04%) Client/Server
7 16 (4.24%) iPad
8 11 (2.92%) Fat Client
8 11 (2.92%) Thin Client
9 9 (2.39%) Hedge funds
10 8 (2.12%) Management Information System
10 8 (2.12%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.59%) iPhone
12 5 (1.33%) CMDB
13 3 (0.80%) Private Cloud
14 2 (0.53%) IVR
14 2 (0.53%) GIS
14 2 (0.53%) EFT
14 2 (0.53%) Visualisation
14 2 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 320 (84.88%) Windows
2 170 (45.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 133 (35.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 106 (28.12%) Windows 7
5 79 (20.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 54 (14.32%) Linux
7 45 (11.94%) Windows XP
8 42 (11.14%) Windows 8
9 41 (10.88%) Windows 2000
10 21 (5.57%) Mac OS X
11 13 (3.45%) CentOS
12 10 (2.65%) Apple iOS
13 9 (2.39%) Windows Vista
14 7 (1.86%) Ubuntu
15 5 (1.33%) Android
15 5 (1.33%) UNIX
16 2 (0.53%) Windows Phone
17 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (25.20%) ITIL
2 34 (9.02%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (7.16%) Patch Management
4 24 (6.37%) Business Continuity
4 24 (6.37%) Kalman Filter
5 22 (5.84%) Load Balancing
6 20 (5.31%) Project Management
7 19 (5.04%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (4.77%) Release Management
9 17 (4.51%) Migration
9 17 (4.51%) High Availability
10 14 (3.71%) SIEM
11 13 (3.45%) Asset Management
12 11 (2.92%) Mentoring
12 11 (2.92%) Data Centre Operations
12 11 (2.92%) Performance Management
12 11 (2.92%) Service Management
13 10 (2.65%) Information Security
13 10 (2.65%) Configuration Management
13 10 (2.65%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 56 (14.85%) SQL
2 42 (11.14%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.18%) VBScript
4 9 (2.39%) Python
5 8 (2.12%) Perl
6 7 (1.86%) VB
7 6 (1.59%) PHP
7 6 (1.59%) C
8 4 (1.06%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.80%) Java
9 3 (0.80%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.53%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.53%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.53%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.53%) Ruby
11 1 (0.27%) C#
11 1 (0.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 76 (20.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (16.45%) MCSE
3 46 (12.20%) MCSA
4 38 (10.08%) MCP
5 34 (9.02%) Degree
6 25 (6.63%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (6.37%) Security Cleared
8 21 (5.57%) SC Cleared
9 19 (5.04%) CCNA
10 15 (3.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 15 (3.98%) MCITP
11 6 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (1.59%) DV Cleared
12 5 (1.33%) CCSA
13 4 (1.06%) CISM
13 4 (1.06%) CISSP
13 4 (1.06%) CCA
13 4 (1.06%) MCDST
13 4 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.80%) CNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.69%) SLA
2 8 (2.12%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.33%) QA
3 5 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.53%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.53%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.53%) FISMA
5 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 254 (67.37%) Active Directory
2 132 (35.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (23.61%) XenApp
4 74 (19.63%) Hyper-V
5 69 (18.30%) vSphere
6 64 (16.98%) VMware ESX
7 38 (10.08%) XenDesktop
8 36 (9.55%) vCloud
9 35 (9.28%) Microsoft App-V
10 26 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
11 22 (5.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 19 (5.04%) BitLocker
13 13 (3.45%) Terminal Services
14 10 (2.65%) XenServer
15 8 (2.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 5 (1.33%) VMware Server
16 5 (1.33%) VMware Workstation
17 4 (1.06%) Terminal Server
18 3 (0.80%) UAG
19 2 (0.53%) Snort
Systems Management
1 85 (22.55%) Backup Exec
2 78 (20.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 61 (16.18%) SCCM
4 43 (11.41%) NetBackup
5 39 (10.34%) WSUS
6 22 (5.84%) SCOM
7 21 (5.57%) Nagios
8 20 (5.31%) ARCserve
9 17 (4.51%) SCSM
10 7 (1.86%) Nessus
11 6 (1.59%) Legato
11 6 (1.59%) EMC NetWorker
12 5 (1.33%) Casper Suite
12 5 (1.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 4 (1.06%) MOM
13 4 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
13 4 (1.06%) WhatsUp Gold
13 4 (1.06%) Zenoss
13 4 (1.06%) SCDPM
14 3 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 236 (62.60%) Microsoft
2 220 (58.36%) VMware
3 159 (42.18%) Cisco
4 155 (41.11%) Citrix
5 104 (27.59%) Symantec
6 96 (25.46%) HP
7 43 (11.41%) Dell
8 39 (10.34%) SonicWALL
9 35 (9.28%) Veritas
9 35 (9.28%) Apple
10 31 (8.22%) McAfee
11 29 (7.69%) NetApp
12 28 (7.43%) WatchGuard
13 26 (6.90%) EMC
13 26 (6.90%) Remedy
13 26 (6.90%) CheckPoint
13 26 (6.90%) SolarWinds
14 25 (6.63%) Veeam
15 21 (5.57%) Lumension
16 15 (3.98%) ProCurve
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £33000 per annum + inc 5K Car Allow + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Syntax Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + On-call + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £20000 - £31000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Chester
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Salary: £23000 - £33000 per annum + inc 5K Car Allow + Bonus + Bens
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Wickford
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Surrey
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Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
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