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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 714 732 687
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -45
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 164 169 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.33% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 124 139 109
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,450 £22,500 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £51,400 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £28,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.33%
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
47963 51338 48170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 46.47% 46.52% 47.38%
Number of salaries quoted 39253 41876 40013
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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +7 70 £38,750 -3.12% 9
East of England +34 32 £21,750 -13.86% 1
South East -11 22 £40,000 +42.85% 5
South West +7 19 £39,000 +69.56% 1
Yorkshire 0 9 £30,000 -
West Midlands - 9 £35,000 - 1
North West -9 4 £30,000 +25.00% 2
East Midlands +1 1 - -
Sophos
UK

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 315 (84.45%) Windows
2 243 (65.15%) Microsoft
3 240 (64.34%) Active Directory
4 227 (60.86%) VMware
5 200 (53.62%) MS Exchange
6 166 (44.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 159 (42.63%) Firewall
8 153 (41.02%) Citrix
9 151 (40.48%) DNS
10 145 (38.87%) Cisco
11 139 (37.27%) VMware Infrastructure
12 133 (35.66%) Windows Server 2012
13 124 (33.24%) DHCP
14 123 (32.98%) Exchange Server 2010
15 112 (30.03%) Symantec
16 106 (28.42%) SQL Server
17 104 (27.88%) Windows 7
18 102 (27.35%) HP
19 93 (24.93%) TCP/IP
20 90 (24.13%) MS Excel
20 90 (24.13%) ITIL
21 84 (22.52%) Microsoft Certification
22 83 (22.25%) Backup Exec
23 82 (21.98%) XenApp
24 78 (20.91%) vSphere
24 78 (20.91%) MS Office
25 77 (20.64%) Windows Server 2003
25 77 (20.64%) Norton AntiVirus
26 75 (20.11%) Exchange Server 2007
27 72 (19.30%) Hyper-V

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 200 (53.62%) MS Exchange
2 123 (32.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 75 (20.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 65 (17.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 64 (17.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 49 (13.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 46 (12.33%) IIS
8 44 (11.80%) Lync
9 38 (10.19%) SharePoint
10 14 (3.75%) SharePoint 2010
11 12 (3.22%) IBM Notes
12 9 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (1.88%) Apache
14 5 (1.34%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (1.34%) WordPress
15 4 (1.07%) nginx
16 3 (0.80%) WorkSite
16 3 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2000
17 2 (0.54%) ArcGIS
17 2 (0.54%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 90 (24.13%) MS Excel
2 78 (20.91%) MS Office
3 4 (1.07%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.54%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.54%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.54%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.77%) Office 365
2 15 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.02%) SaaS
2 15 (4.02%) Mimecast
3 8 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.07%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.07%) Google Apps
4 4 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.27%) IaaS
5 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 159 (42.63%) Firewall
2 151 (40.48%) DNS
3 124 (33.24%) DHCP
4 93 (24.93%) TCP/IP
5 72 (19.30%) SAN
6 64 (17.16%) VPN
7 38 (10.19%) WAN
8 31 (8.31%) LAN
9 28 (7.51%) Wireless
10 20 (5.36%) VoIP
10 20 (5.36%) NetScaler
11 18 (4.83%) VLAN
11 18 (4.83%) SSL
12 15 (4.02%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (4.02%) NAS
13 10 (2.68%) Network Security
13 10 (2.68%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (2.68%) Ethernet
14 9 (2.41%) SMTP
14 9 (2.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (28.42%) SQL Server
2 34 (9.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (6.97%) SQL Server 2000
4 20 (5.36%) Amazon RDS
5 10 (2.68%) MySQL
6 6 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (1.07%) JIRA
2 3 (0.80%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.80%) Bugzilla
2 3 (0.80%) Subversion
3 2 (0.54%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.54%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.54%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.54%) Redmine
4 1 (0.27%) WinDbg
General
1 37 (9.92%) Finance
2 8 (2.14%) Legal
2 8 (2.14%) Marketing
3 6 (1.61%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.34%) Back Office
4 5 (1.34%) Law
4 5 (1.34%) Games
5 4 (1.07%) Advertising
6 3 (0.80%) Publishing
6 3 (0.80%) Banking
6 3 (0.80%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.54%) Local Government
8 1 (0.27%) Retail
8 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 84 (22.52%) Analyst
2 57 (15.28%) Support Analyst
3 54 (14.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 41 (10.99%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 32 (8.58%) 3rd Line Support
6 30 (8.04%) Consultant
7 26 (6.97%) IT Support
8 25 (6.70%) Support Engineer
9 24 (6.43%) Support Specialist
9 24 (6.43%) Senior Analyst
10 22 (5.90%) Team Leader
11 21 (5.63%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
12 20 (5.36%) Pre Sales Consultant
13 18 (4.83%) Network Support
13 18 (4.83%) Senior Support Analyst
14 17 (4.56%) Network Engineer
15 16 (4.29%) Sales Consultant
15 16 (4.29%) Server Support
15 16 (4.29%) Security Engineer
15 16 (4.29%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (8.85%) Web Services
2 17 (4.56%) .NET
3 15 (4.02%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.54%) Dojo
4 2 (0.54%) GWT
4 2 (0.54%) JSF
4 2 (0.54%) J2EE
4 2 (0.54%) XML
5 1 (0.27%) EDI
5 1 (0.27%) Middleware
5 1 (0.27%) MFC
5 1 (0.27%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 55 (14.75%) Clustering
2 54 (14.48%) Blackberry
3 32 (8.58%) Data Centre
4 27 (7.24%) Replication
5 26 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (4.56%) iPad
7 15 (4.02%) Client/Server
8 14 (3.75%) Thin Client
8 14 (3.75%) Fat Client
9 9 (2.41%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.88%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.88%) Hedge funds
11 5 (1.34%) iPhone
11 5 (1.34%) CMDB
12 4 (1.07%) EMC VNX
13 3 (0.80%) EFT
14 2 (0.54%) GIS
14 2 (0.54%) IVR
14 2 (0.54%) PKI
14 2 (0.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 315 (84.45%) Windows
2 166 (44.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 133 (35.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 104 (27.88%) Windows 7
5 77 (20.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 55 (14.75%) Linux
7 45 (12.06%) Windows XP
7 45 (12.06%) Windows 8
8 37 (9.92%) Windows 2000
9 18 (4.83%) Mac OS X
10 13 (3.49%) CentOS
11 12 (3.22%) Apple iOS
12 11 (2.95%) Windows Vista
13 7 (1.88%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.07%) UNIX
15 3 (0.80%) Android
15 3 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.54%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.54%) NetWare
17 1 (0.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (24.13%) ITIL
2 32 (8.58%) Patch Management
3 29 (7.77%) Kalman Filter
4 25 (6.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 22 (5.90%) Business Continuity
5 22 (5.90%) Load Balancing
6 21 (5.63%) Project Management
7 19 (5.09%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (4.83%) Migration
8 18 (4.83%) SIEM
9 17 (4.56%) Information Security
10 16 (4.29%) Service Management
10 16 (4.29%) High Availability
10 16 (4.29%) Release Management
11 12 (3.22%) Security Management
11 12 (3.22%) Asset Management
11 12 (3.22%) Data Management
12 11 (2.95%) Performance Management
12 11 (2.95%) Mentoring
12 11 (2.95%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 52 (13.94%) SQL
2 45 (12.06%) PowerShell
3 16 (4.29%) VBScript
4 8 (2.14%) VB
5 7 (1.88%) Python
6 6 (1.61%) Perl
6 6 (1.61%) PHP
7 4 (1.07%) C
7 4 (1.07%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.80%) Java
9 2 (0.54%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.54%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.54%) Ruby
9 2 (0.54%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.27%) C#
10 1 (0.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 84 (22.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (18.77%) MCSE
3 50 (13.40%) MCSA
4 35 (9.38%) Degree
5 33 (8.85%) MCP
6 24 (6.43%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (6.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 22 (5.90%) MCITP
9 18 (4.83%) CCNA
10 14 (3.75%) Security Cleared
11 12 (3.22%) SC Cleared
12 9 (2.41%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (1.34%) DV Cleared
13 5 (1.34%) CCSA
14 4 (1.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (1.07%) CCA
14 4 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.80%) CISM
15 3 (0.80%) CNA
15 3 (0.80%) CNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (9.92%) SLA
2 10 (2.68%) QA
3 7 (1.88%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.54%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.54%) FISMA
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 240 (64.34%) Active Directory
2 139 (37.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (21.98%) XenApp
4 78 (20.91%) vSphere
5 72 (19.30%) Hyper-V
6 58 (15.55%) VMware ESX
7 36 (9.65%) Microsoft App-V
8 33 (8.85%) XenDesktop
9 29 (7.77%) VMware ESXi
9 29 (7.77%) vCloud
10 20 (5.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 15 (4.02%) Terminal Services
11 15 (4.02%) BitLocker
12 11 (2.95%) XenServer
13 7 (1.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (1.07%) VMware Server
14 4 (1.07%) UAG
15 3 (0.80%) Terminal Server
15 3 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
16 2 (0.54%) Snort
Systems Management
1 83 (22.25%) Backup Exec
2 77 (20.64%) Norton AntiVirus
3 56 (15.01%) SCCM
4 48 (12.87%) NetBackup
5 41 (10.99%) WSUS
6 25 (6.70%) Nagios
7 22 (5.90%) SCOM
8 19 (5.09%) ARCserve
9 16 (4.29%) SCSM
10 12 (3.22%) Nessus
11 7 (1.88%) Zenoss
11 7 (1.88%) WhatsUp Gold
12 4 (1.07%) HP SIM
12 4 (1.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 4 (1.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 3 (0.80%) SCDPM
13 3 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
13 3 (0.80%) EMC NetWorker
13 3 (0.80%) Legato
13 3 (0.80%) MOM
Vendors
1 243 (65.15%) Microsoft
2 227 (60.86%) VMware
3 153 (41.02%) Citrix
4 145 (38.87%) Cisco
5 112 (30.03%) Symantec
6 102 (27.35%) HP
7 42 (11.26%) SonicWALL
8 40 (10.72%) Dell
9 35 (9.38%) McAfee
10 34 (9.12%) CheckPoint
11 31 (8.31%) NetApp
11 31 (8.31%) Veritas
12 29 (7.77%) WatchGuard
13 28 (7.51%) Apple
14 23 (6.17%) SolarWinds
15 22 (5.90%) Remedy
16 20 (5.36%) Veeam
16 20 (5.36%) ProCurve
17 19 (5.09%) EMC
17 19 (5.09%) Lumension
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