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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 711 734 690
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -44
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 156 167 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.33% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 116 145 124
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £23,500 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £62,500 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £28,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+33.92% -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
47075 51064 48151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 46.00% 46.66% 47.29%
Number of salaries quoted 38602 41361 39859
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 30 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 30 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 +11 72 £39,500 -1.25% 10
East of England +29 30 £30,500 +12.96% 2
South East -5 20 £40,000 +17.64% 5
South West -5 15 £42,500 +84.78% 1
Yorkshire 0 5 £30,000 -4.76% 1
North West -9 5 £31,250 +27.55% 2
West Midlands - 5 £35,000 - 1
East Midlands -3 3 - - 2
Sophos
UK

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 308 (84.85%) Windows
2 246 (67.77%) Microsoft
3 231 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 223 (61.43%) VMware
5 190 (52.34%) MS Exchange
6 157 (43.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 152 (41.87%) Firewall
8 146 (40.22%) Citrix
9 139 (38.29%) DNS
10 138 (38.02%) Cisco
11 132 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
12 124 (34.16%) Windows Server 2012
13 116 (31.96%) Exchange Server 2010
13 116 (31.96%) Symantec
14 115 (31.68%) DHCP
15 106 (29.20%) SQL Server
16 100 (27.55%) HP
17 99 (27.27%) Windows 7
18 93 (25.62%) ITIL
19 92 (25.34%) TCP/IP
20 90 (24.79%) Microsoft Certification
21 89 (24.52%) MS Excel
22 82 (22.59%) vSphere
23 80 (22.04%) Backup Exec
24 78 (21.49%) XenApp
25 76 (20.94%) Norton AntiVirus
26 75 (20.66%) Exchange Server 2007
27 73 (20.11%) MCSE
27 73 (20.11%) Windows Server 2003
28 71 (19.56%) MS Office

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 190 (52.34%) MS Exchange
2 116 (31.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 75 (20.66%) Exchange Server 2007
4 66 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 59 (16.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 44 (12.12%) Lync
7 41 (11.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 40 (11.02%) SharePoint
8 40 (11.02%) IIS
9 11 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (2.75%) IBM Notes
11 9 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (1.93%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (1.65%) WordPress
14 5 (1.38%) Apache
15 4 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2000
15 4 (1.10%) WorkSite
16 3 (0.83%) MS Project Server
17 2 (0.55%) WebSphere
17 2 (0.55%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 89 (24.52%) MS Excel
2 71 (19.56%) MS Office
3 4 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.55%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.55%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.28%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.71%) Office 365
2 15 (4.13%) SaaS
3 14 (3.86%) Mimecast
4 13 (3.58%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (2.20%) Google Apps
6 7 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.55%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 152 (41.87%) Firewall
2 139 (38.29%) DNS
3 115 (31.68%) DHCP
4 92 (25.34%) TCP/IP
5 68 (18.73%) SAN
6 49 (13.50%) VPN
7 38 (10.47%) WAN
8 31 (8.54%) Wireless
9 30 (8.26%) LAN
10 20 (5.51%) NetScaler
11 19 (5.23%) VoIP
12 18 (4.96%) VLAN
13 16 (4.41%) SSL
14 12 (3.31%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (3.31%) NAS
15 11 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
16 10 (2.75%) Internet
17 9 (2.48%) SMTP
18 7 (1.93%) Ethernet
18 7 (1.93%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (29.20%) SQL Server
2 32 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (7.16%) SQL Server 2000
4 15 (4.13%) Amazon RDS
5 9 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (2.20%) MySQL
7 5 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.28%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Bugzilla
1 3 (0.83%) Subversion
1 3 (0.83%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.55%) Redmine
2 2 (0.55%) JIRA
2 2 (0.55%) ClearCase
2 2 (0.55%) Eclipse
General
1 39 (10.74%) Finance
2 10 (2.75%) Legal
3 8 (2.20%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.93%) Marketing
5 5 (1.38%) Law
5 5 (1.38%) Games
5 5 (1.38%) Banking
5 5 (1.38%) Back Office
5 5 (1.38%) Advertising
6 3 (0.83%) Publishing
7 2 (0.55%) Retail
7 2 (0.55%) Local Government
8 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 89 (24.52%) Analyst
2 61 (16.80%) Support Analyst
3 51 (14.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 36 (9.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 32 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
6 29 (7.99%) Consultant
7 27 (7.44%) Support Engineer
8 24 (6.61%) Senior Analyst
9 23 (6.34%) Team Leader
9 23 (6.34%) IT Support
9 23 (6.34%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 22 (6.06%) Support Specialist
11 20 (5.51%) Pre Sales Consultant
12 19 (5.23%) Network Support
12 19 (5.23%) Senior Support Analyst
13 17 (4.68%) Server Support
13 17 (4.68%) Network Engineer
13 17 (4.68%) Support Team Leader
13 17 (4.68%) Server Analyst
14 16 (4.41%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (7.71%) Web Services
2 14 (3.86%) .NET
2 14 (3.86%) Software Packaging
3 2 (0.55%) Dojo
3 2 (0.55%) GWT
3 2 (0.55%) COM
3 2 (0.55%) J2EE
3 2 (0.55%) JSF
3 2 (0.55%) XML
4 1 (0.28%) EDI
4 1 (0.28%) Middleware
4 1 (0.28%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.28%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 51 (14.05%) Clustering
2 49 (13.50%) Blackberry
3 27 (7.44%) Replication
3 27 (7.44%) Data Centre
4 25 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (4.68%) Client/Server
6 16 (4.41%) iPad
7 14 (3.86%) Fat Client
7 14 (3.86%) Thin Client
8 10 (2.75%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.38%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.38%) iPhone
9 5 (1.38%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.10%) EFT
11 3 (0.83%) EMC VNX
12 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.55%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.55%) CMDB
12 2 (0.55%) GIS
12 2 (0.55%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 308 (84.85%) Windows
2 157 (43.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 124 (34.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 99 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 73 (20.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 58 (15.98%) Linux
7 47 (12.95%) Windows 8
8 44 (12.12%) Windows XP
9 36 (9.92%) Windows 2000
10 19 (5.23%) Mac OS X
11 13 (3.58%) Apple iOS
12 12 (3.31%) Windows Vista
12 12 (3.31%) UNIX
13 11 (3.03%) CentOS
14 7 (1.93%) Ubuntu
15 4 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.55%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.55%) NetWare
17 1 (0.28%) SUSE
17 1 (0.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (25.62%) ITIL
2 32 (8.82%) Patch Management
3 30 (8.26%) Kalman Filter
4 21 (5.79%) Load Balancing
4 21 (5.79%) Project Management
5 19 (5.23%) Migration
5 19 (5.23%) Business Continuity
5 19 (5.23%) SIEM
6 18 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (4.68%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (4.41%) Information Security
9 15 (4.13%) Service Management
10 13 (3.58%) Security Management
10 13 (3.58%) Data Management
10 13 (3.58%) Release Management
10 13 (3.58%) High Availability
11 11 (3.03%) Security Architecture
11 11 (3.03%) Mentoring
11 11 (3.03%) Asset Management
11 11 (3.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 47 (12.95%) SQL
2 43 (11.85%) PowerShell
3 17 (4.68%) VBScript
4 13 (3.58%) Python
5 12 (3.31%) Perl
6 10 (2.75%) PHP
6 10 (2.75%) Shell Script
7 9 (2.48%) VB
8 3 (0.83%) C
8 3 (0.83%) Java
9 2 (0.55%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.55%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.28%) C#
10 1 (0.28%) C++
Qualifications
1 90 (24.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 73 (20.11%) MCSE
3 49 (13.50%) MCSA
4 39 (10.74%) Degree
5 28 (7.71%) MCP
6 26 (7.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 25 (6.89%) MCITP
8 19 (5.23%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (3.86%) CCNA
10 11 (3.03%) Security Cleared
11 10 (2.75%) Citrix Certification
12 9 (2.48%) SC Cleared
13 6 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.38%) CCSA
14 5 (1.38%) CNA
14 5 (1.38%) CNE
14 5 (1.38%) Novell Certification
14 5 (1.38%) DV Cleared
15 4 (1.10%) CCA
16 3 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (11.29%) SLA
2 12 (3.31%) QA
3 4 (1.10%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 231 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 132 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (22.59%) vSphere
4 78 (21.49%) XenApp
5 61 (16.80%) Hyper-V
6 53 (14.60%) VMware ESX
7 30 (8.26%) XenDesktop
8 29 (7.99%) Microsoft App-V
9 27 (7.44%) VMware ESXi
10 24 (6.61%) vCloud
11 21 (5.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 17 (4.68%) Terminal Services
13 14 (3.86%) BitLocker
14 9 (2.48%) XenServer
15 6 (1.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 5 (1.38%) UAG
17 4 (1.10%) VMware Server
18 3 (0.83%) ISA Server
18 3 (0.83%) Terminal Server
19 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 80 (22.04%) Backup Exec
2 76 (20.94%) Norton AntiVirus
3 52 (14.33%) SCCM
4 48 (13.22%) NetBackup
5 37 (10.19%) WSUS
6 22 (6.06%) Nagios
7 18 (4.96%) SCOM
8 17 (4.68%) ARCserve
9 13 (3.58%) SCSM
10 11 (3.03%) Nessus
11 9 (2.48%) NetVault Backup
12 8 (2.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 8 (2.20%) Zenoss
12 8 (2.20%) WhatsUp Gold
13 6 (1.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 4 (1.10%) HP SIM
15 2 (0.55%) SCDPM
15 2 (0.55%) SCOrch
15 2 (0.55%) SolarWinds Orion
15 2 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 246 (67.77%) Microsoft
2 223 (61.43%) VMware
3 146 (40.22%) Citrix
4 138 (38.02%) Cisco
5 116 (31.96%) Symantec
6 100 (27.55%) HP
7 43 (11.85%) Dell
8 37 (10.19%) SonicWALL
9 35 (9.64%) McAfee
10 33 (9.09%) CheckPoint
11 32 (8.82%) WatchGuard
12 31 (8.54%) NetApp
13 29 (7.99%) Veritas
14 23 (6.34%) Remedy
14 23 (6.34%) ProCurve
15 20 (5.51%) Apple
16 19 (5.23%) Avaya
16 19 (5.23%) SolarWinds
17 17 (4.68%) EMC
18 16 (4.41%) Websense
South West London
Commensus
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £36000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits (Please see bel
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £39,000 to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits (Please see bel
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Connectus
Salary: £28000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Mandara Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus training and development support
Posted: 13 days ago
South East London
TFL
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
South West London
Commensus
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Oxfordshire
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Manchester Metropolitan University
Salary: £33,242 to £38,511 per year plus excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago