The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 709 669 721
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +52
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 163 176 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.36% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 143 124 141
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £23,950 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-25.33% -6.25%
Vendors Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
51446 48672 53276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.06% 47.83% 47.96%
Number of salaries quoted 41702 40210 45354
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sophos
UK

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 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 30 July 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 -34 94 £40,000 -13.04% 6
South East -48 27 £32,500 -13.33% 3
North West +16 13 £24,500 -24.61% 1
East of England -6 7 £27,000 -10.00%
South West -8 7 £23,000 -23.33% 2
Yorkshire -24 7 £31,500 +50.00% 1
East Midlands -20 6 £27,500 -26.66% 1
Sophos
UK

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 253 (74.41%) Windows
2 168 (49.41%) Microsoft
3 139 (40.88%) Firewall
4 127 (37.35%) Active Directory
5 123 (36.18%) Cisco
6 117 (34.41%) Linux
7 113 (33.24%) MS Exchange
8 110 (32.35%) VMware
9 98 (28.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 94 (27.65%) ITIL
11 90 (26.47%) MS Excel
12 89 (26.18%) DNS
13 81 (23.82%) VPN
13 81 (23.82%) Citrix
14 76 (22.35%) MS Office
14 76 (22.35%) VMware Infrastructure
15 75 (22.06%) CheckPoint
16 74 (21.76%) Symantec
17 73 (21.47%) Windows Server 2003
18 71 (20.88%) Cisco Certification
18 71 (20.88%) Exchange Server 2010
19 70 (20.59%) HP
20 69 (20.29%) TCP/IP
21 68 (20.00%) SharePoint
22 67 (19.71%) Windows 7
23 60 (17.65%) DHCP
24 59 (17.35%) SQL Server
25 57 (16.76%) CCNA
25 57 (16.76%) Juniper
26 56 (16.47%) SLA

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 113 (33.24%) MS Exchange
2 71 (20.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 68 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 36 (10.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 34 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 29 (8.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 16 (4.71%) IBM Notes
8 15 (4.41%) IIS
9 14 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2013
10 11 (3.24%) Lync
11 10 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
12 9 (2.65%) Confluence
13 7 (2.06%) Lotus Domino
14 6 (1.76%) Moodle
14 6 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (1.47%) TPMS
16 4 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2000
17 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
17 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
17 1 (0.29%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 90 (26.47%) MS Excel
2 76 (22.35%) MS Office
3 5 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.59%) assyst
3 1 (0.29%) Exchequer
3 1 (0.29%) Line 50
3 1 (0.29%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.47%) Office 365
2 3 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.88%) Amazon S3
2 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.29%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 139 (40.88%) Firewall
2 89 (26.18%) DNS
3 81 (23.82%) VPN
4 69 (20.29%) TCP/IP
5 60 (17.65%) DHCP
6 49 (14.41%) SAN
7 48 (14.12%) LAN
8 44 (12.94%) Network Security
8 44 (12.94%) Internet
9 41 (12.06%) TACACS
10 39 (11.47%) WAN
11 37 (10.88%) IPsec
11 37 (10.88%) SSL
12 28 (8.24%) Wireless
13 25 (7.35%) NetScreen
14 20 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
14 20 (5.88%) tcpdump
15 16 (4.71%) Cisco ASA
16 15 (4.41%) FTP
17 14 (4.12%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (17.35%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (5.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (2.06%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (5.88%) Metasploit
2 9 (2.65%) JIRA
General
1 50 (14.71%) Finance
2 19 (5.59%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.12%) Advertising
4 9 (2.65%) Banking
5 8 (2.35%) Marketing
6 3 (0.88%) Games
7 2 (0.59%) Legal
8 1 (0.29%) Publishing
8 1 (0.29%) Back Office
8 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 78 (22.94%) Analyst
2 58 (17.06%) Security Engineer
3 29 (8.53%) Support Analyst
4 26 (7.65%) Service Analyst
4 26 (7.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 25 (7.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 23 (6.76%) Consultant
7 21 (6.18%) Support Engineer
7 21 (6.18%) Service Desk Analyst
8 19 (5.59%) Network Engineer
9 18 (5.29%) IT Support
10 16 (4.71%) Administrator
11 14 (4.12%) Firewall Engineer
11 14 (4.12%) Technical Consultant
11 14 (4.12%) Network Security Engineer
12 12 (3.53%) Support Specialist
12 12 (3.53%) Desktop Support
13 11 (3.24%) 3rd Line Support
14 10 (2.94%) Developer
14 10 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.24%) Middleware
2 8 (2.35%) COM
3 3 (0.88%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.29%) .NET
4 1 (0.29%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.18%) Blackberry
2 23 (6.76%) Management Information System
3 16 (4.71%) Hedge funds
4 14 (4.12%) iPhone
5 13 (3.82%) iPad
6 11 (3.24%) Clustering
7 6 (1.76%) Smartphone
7 6 (1.76%) Firmware
8 5 (1.47%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.47%) Tandem
8 5 (1.47%) Open Source
9 4 (1.18%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.18%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.18%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.88%) Spread Betting
10 3 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.59%) CESG
12 1 (0.29%) Replication
12 1 (0.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 253 (74.41%) Windows
2 117 (34.41%) Linux
3 98 (28.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 73 (21.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 67 (19.71%) Windows 7
6 55 (16.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 43 (12.65%) UNIX
8 30 (8.82%) Windows XP
9 28 (8.24%) Windows 8
10 19 (5.59%) Mac OS X
11 16 (4.71%) Windows Vista
12 15 (4.41%) AIX
12 15 (4.41%) HPUX
12 15 (4.41%) Solaris
13 14 (4.12%) Android
14 13 (3.82%) CentOS
14 13 (3.82%) Ubuntu
15 10 (2.94%) Windows Phone
16 5 (1.47%) Windows 2000
17 3 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (27.65%) ITIL
2 46 (13.53%) SIEM
3 31 (9.12%) Change Management
4 29 (8.53%) Incident Management
4 29 (8.53%) Information Security
5 23 (6.76%) Project Management
6 21 (6.18%) Data Security
7 20 (5.88%) Problem Management
8 19 (5.59%) Network Monitoring
9 18 (5.29%) Asset Management
10 17 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 16 (4.71%) Security Management
12 15 (4.41%) Service Management
13 13 (3.82%) Information Security Management
13 13 (3.82%) Change Control
13 13 (3.82%) ISMS
14 12 (3.53%) Service Delivery
15 11 (3.24%) CRM
16 10 (2.94%) ITIL V3
17 9 (2.65%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 42 (12.35%) Perl
2 32 (9.41%) SQL
3 25 (7.35%) PowerShell
4 15 (4.41%) C++
5 14 (4.12%) PHP
5 14 (4.12%) Python
6 13 (3.82%) Bash Shell
6 13 (3.82%) Ruby
7 9 (2.65%) VB
8 8 (2.35%) VBScript
8 8 (2.35%) C
9 3 (0.88%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 71 (20.88%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (16.76%) CCNA
3 53 (15.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 49 (14.41%) CISSP
5 38 (11.18%) CCSE
6 37 (10.88%) MCP
7 35 (10.29%) MCSE
8 33 (9.71%) MCSA
8 33 (9.71%) CCNP
9 24 (7.06%) Degree
9 24 (7.06%) CCSA
10 21 (6.18%) Security Cleared
11 20 (5.88%) MCITP
12 17 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 16 (4.71%) ITIL Certification
14 14 (4.12%) SC Cleared
14 14 (4.12%) CEH
15 12 (3.53%) JNCIA
15 12 (3.53%) MOS
16 11 (3.24%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (16.47%) SLA
2 29 (8.53%) PCI DSS
3 14 (4.12%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 127 (37.35%) Active Directory
2 76 (22.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (16.47%) Hyper-V
4 30 (8.82%) vSphere
5 23 (6.76%) VMware ESX
6 20 (5.88%) Snort
6 20 (5.88%) Nmap
6 20 (5.88%) SpamAssassin
7 11 (3.24%) Terminal Server
7 11 (3.24%) XenApp
7 11 (3.24%) XenServer
8 8 (2.35%) Terminal Services
9 7 (2.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (1.18%) XenDesktop
11 4 (1.18%) VMware Server
11 4 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.88%) vCloud
13 2 (0.59%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 52 (15.29%) SCCM
2 49 (14.41%) Backup Exec
3 40 (11.76%) Norton AntiVirus
4 25 (7.35%) Cacti
5 20 (5.88%) Nessus
6 18 (5.29%) SCOM
7 15 (4.41%) WSUS
8 14 (4.12%) HP SIM
8 14 (4.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 12 (3.53%) NetBackup
10 6 (1.76%) SolarWinds Orion
11 4 (1.18%) DameWare
11 4 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
13 2 (0.59%) SCVMM
13 2 (0.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 2 (0.59%) MAILsweeper
13 2 (0.59%) MOM
13 2 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 1 (0.29%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 168 (49.41%) Microsoft
2 123 (36.18%) Cisco
3 110 (32.35%) VMware
4 81 (23.82%) Citrix
5 75 (22.06%) CheckPoint
6 74 (21.76%) Symantec
7 70 (20.59%) HP
8 57 (16.76%) Juniper
9 55 (16.18%) NetApp
10 37 (10.88%) LogRhythm
11 31 (9.12%) Blue Coat
12 29 (8.53%) SonicWALL
13 28 (8.24%) McAfee
14 26 (7.65%) F5
15 20 (5.88%) Imperva
16 18 (5.29%) SolarWinds
17 16 (4.71%) WatchGuard
17 16 (4.71%) Draytek
17 16 (4.71%) Lotus
17 16 (4.71%) Dell
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