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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 666 738 798
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +60
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 245 208 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 0.42% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 118 170 127
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +14.03%
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
43816 49016 51698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 45.32% 46.83% 46.37%
Number of salaries quoted 36240 39774 41894
Average salary £46,150 £46,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.21% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +115 141 £40,750 +1.87% 7
London -12 46 £39,750 -0.62% 5
North West +36 18 £33,750 +22.72% 3
West Midlands -14 15 £45,000 +33.33% 2
South West -21 12 £37,500 +13.63% 1
North East - 5 £40,000 -
Yorkshire -7 4 £31,000 +3.33% 1
East of England -19 4 £35,000 +16.66%
Sophos
UK

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 326 (74.09%) Windows
2 259 (58.86%) Microsoft
3 171 (38.86%) Active Directory
4 146 (33.18%) Windows Server
5 127 (28.86%) MS Exchange
6 126 (28.64%) Firewall
6 126 (28.64%) VMware
7 111 (25.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 107 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
9 104 (23.64%) MS Office
10 101 (22.95%) Python
10 101 (22.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 99 (22.50%) DNS
12 98 (22.27%) ITIL
13 95 (21.59%) Analytical Skills
14 94 (21.36%) HP
15 92 (20.91%) Cisco
16 91 (20.68%) Citrix
16 91 (20.68%) Microsoft Certification
16 91 (20.68%) MS Excel
17 86 (19.55%) Linux
17 86 (19.55%) C++
18 85 (19.32%) SQL Server
19 83 (18.86%) VMware Infrastructure
20 81 (18.41%) C#
21 79 (17.95%) Windows 7
22 78 (17.73%) Exchange Server 2010
23 77 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2013
24 76 (17.27%) Symantec
25 75 (17.05%) DHCP

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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
1 127 (28.86%) MS Exchange
2 78 (17.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 77 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 47 (10.68%) SharePoint
5 32 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 28 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 24 (5.45%) Skype for Business
8 19 (4.32%) SharePoint 2013
9 12 (2.73%) Tomcat
10 11 (2.50%) IIS
11 8 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (1.36%) IBM Notes
14 5 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2000
15 4 (0.91%) Apache
15 4 (0.91%) IBM Domino
16 2 (0.45%) ArcGIS
16 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
16 2 (0.45%) WebSphere Portal
17 1 (0.23%) nginx
Applications
1 104 (23.64%) MS Office
2 91 (20.68%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.45%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.23%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.23%) MS Project
5 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.36%) Bankmaster
2 2 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.23%) FastStats
3 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 48 (10.91%) Office 365
2 26 (5.91%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (3.18%) SaaS
5 12 (2.73%) Mimecast
6 11 (2.50%) GitHub
7 8 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.68%) IaaS
9 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 126 (28.64%) Firewall
2 99 (22.50%) DNS
3 75 (17.05%) DHCP
4 73 (16.59%) SAN
5 55 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 54 (12.27%) Internet
7 51 (11.59%) VPN
8 46 (10.45%) LAN
9 40 (9.09%) WAN
10 29 (6.59%) Network Security
11 28 (6.36%) VoIP
12 26 (5.91%) iSCSI
13 24 (5.45%) SMTP
13 24 (5.45%) Wi-Fi
14 23 (5.23%) Wireless
15 19 (4.32%) VLAN
16 18 (4.09%) Cisco IOS
16 18 (4.09%) Remote Desktop
17 17 (3.86%) IPsec
18 14 (3.18%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (19.32%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (5.00%) Data Mining
4 15 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (2.50%) MongoDB
5 11 (2.50%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.36%) Big Data
6 6 (1.36%) MySQL
7 2 (0.45%) GIS
7 2 (0.45%) Navicat
7 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 16 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 16 (3.64%) Git (software)
2 12 (2.73%) Visual Studio
2 12 (2.73%) WinDbg
3 11 (2.50%) Bitbucket
3 11 (2.50%) Maven
4 5 (1.14%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.45%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.45%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.23%) JIRA
6 1 (0.23%) Selenium
General
1 35 (7.95%) Finance
2 15 (3.41%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.18%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.27%) Back Office
5 8 (1.82%) Retail
6 7 (1.59%) Advertising
6 7 (1.59%) Marketing
7 6 (1.36%) Banking
8 5 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.91%) Legal
9 4 (0.91%) Publishing
10 1 (0.23%) Billing
10 1 (0.23%) Cantonese Language
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 56 (12.73%) Analyst
1 56 (12.73%) Software Engineer
2 41 (9.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 40 (9.09%) Administrator
4 35 (7.95%) IT Engineer
4 35 (7.95%) Support Engineer
5 34 (7.73%) Support Analyst
6 31 (7.05%) C++ Software Engineer
7 30 (6.82%) C# Software Engineer
7 30 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
8 27 (6.14%) Java Engineer
8 27 (6.14%) Java Software Engineer
8 27 (6.14%) Windows Administrator
9 26 (5.91%) Architect
10 24 (5.45%) IT Support
11 23 (5.23%) Network Engineer
12 22 (5.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
13 19 (4.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 19 (4.32%) Graduate
13 19 (4.32%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.05%) .NET
2 18 (4.09%) HTML
3 16 (3.64%) Web Services
4 12 (2.73%) STL
5 11 (2.50%) ActiveMQ
5 11 (2.50%) JDBC
5 11 (2.50%) JNDI
5 11 (2.50%) JSON
6 8 (1.82%) Flash
7 7 (1.59%) Middleware
8 6 (1.36%) Regular Expression
9 5 (1.14%) Velocity
10 4 (0.91%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.91%) 802.1X
10 4 (0.91%) XML
11 3 (0.68%) J2EE
12 2 (0.45%) COM
12 2 (0.45%) Dojo
12 2 (0.45%) JSF
12 2 (0.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 95 (21.59%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.14%) Computer Science
3 26 (5.91%) Clustering
4 24 (5.45%) EqualLogic
5 21 (4.77%) Blog
5 21 (4.77%) Management Information System
6 19 (4.32%) Data Centre
7 17 (3.86%) Replication
8 16 (3.64%) User Experience
9 15 (3.41%) Blackberry
10 12 (2.73%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (2.05%) Driving Licence
12 8 (1.82%) Fat Client
12 8 (1.82%) iPhone
12 8 (1.82%) Thin Client
13 7 (1.59%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
14 4 (0.91%) PKI
14 4 (0.91%) SCADA
14 4 (0.91%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 326 (74.09%) Windows
2 146 (33.18%) Windows Server
3 111 (25.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 101 (22.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 86 (19.55%) Linux
6 79 (17.95%) Windows 7
7 45 (10.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 35 (7.95%) Windows 8
8 35 (7.95%) Windows XP
9 32 (7.27%) Unix
9 32 (7.27%) Windows 10
10 22 (5.00%) Mac OS X
11 15 (3.41%) Windows 2000 Server
12 13 (2.95%) Windows 2000
13 10 (2.27%) AIX
14 9 (2.05%) Mac OS
14 9 (2.05%) Ubuntu
15 8 (1.82%) Android
15 8 (1.82%) CentOS
15 8 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (22.27%) ITIL
3 61 (13.86%) Data Protection
4 56 (12.73%) Software Engineering
5 54 (12.27%) Pair Programming
6 52 (11.82%) Regression Testing
7 51 (11.59%) Continuous Improvement
8 47 (10.68%) Mentoring
9 40 (9.09%) Coaching
10 39 (8.86%) Test Automation
11 37 (8.41%) Computer Security
12 33 (7.50%) Information Security
13 31 (7.05%) Disaster Recovery
13 31 (7.05%) Incident Management
14 27 (6.14%) Service Delivery
15 23 (5.23%) Reverse Engineering
16 20 (4.55%) Product Management
16 20 (4.55%) Project Management
17 18 (4.09%) Workflow
18 17 (3.86%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 101 (22.95%) Python
2 86 (19.55%) C++
3 81 (18.41%) C#
4 74 (16.82%) Java
5 59 (13.41%) SQL
6 36 (8.18%) Perl
7 34 (7.73%) JavaScript
8 33 (7.50%) PowerShell
9 27 (6.14%) C
10 16 (3.64%) Bash Shell
10 16 (3.64%) VB
11 12 (2.73%) VC++
12 9 (2.05%) Tcl
13 8 (1.82%) VBScript
14 7 (1.59%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 91 (20.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (12.50%) MCSE
3 52 (11.82%) Cisco Certification
4 46 (10.45%) CCNA
5 45 (10.23%) Degree
6 37 (8.41%) MCSA
7 30 (6.82%) MCITP
8 17 (3.86%) CISSP
9 16 (3.64%) MCP
10 15 (3.41%) Citrix Certification
10 15 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 14 (3.18%) CCNP
11 14 (3.18%) Network+ Certification
12 11 (2.50%) MCDST
12 11 (2.50%) Security Cleared
13 10 (2.27%) A+ Certification
13 10 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (2.05%) SC Cleared
15 8 (1.82%) CISM
15 8 (1.82%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (16.82%) QA
2 21 (4.77%) SLA
3 9 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.05%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.91%) FISMA
6 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 171 (38.86%) Active Directory
2 83 (18.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (15.45%) Hyper-V
4 38 (8.64%) vSphere
5 34 (7.73%) XenApp
6 25 (5.68%) Terminal Services
7 21 (4.77%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (3.86%) XenDesktop
9 11 (2.50%) Docker
10 10 (2.27%) VMware ESX
11 5 (1.14%) ProxySG
11 5 (1.14%) UAG
12 4 (0.91%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (0.91%) Terminal Server
12 4 (0.91%) vCloud
13 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.45%) NFS
13 2 (0.45%) pfSense
14 1 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.23%) KVM
Systems Management
1 56 (12.73%) Backup Exec
2 47 (10.68%) WSUS
3 41 (9.32%) Norton AntiVirus
3 41 (9.32%) SCCM
4 15 (3.41%) HP SIM
4 15 (3.41%) NetBackup
5 14 (3.18%) SCOM
6 12 (2.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 12 (2.73%) Nagios
7 11 (2.50%) Ansible
7 11 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (2.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 9 (2.05%) McAfee ePO
10 8 (1.82%) Cacti
11 7 (1.59%) WebSphere Cast Iron
12 6 (1.36%) Nessus
12 6 (1.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 5 (1.14%) EdgeSight
13 5 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 259 (58.86%) Microsoft
2 126 (28.64%) VMware
3 94 (21.36%) HP
4 92 (20.91%) Cisco
5 91 (20.68%) Citrix
6 76 (17.27%) Symantec
7 55 (12.50%) Dell
8 42 (9.55%) NetApp
9 41 (9.32%) Intel Security
10 36 (8.18%) Veeam
11 33 (7.50%) Avaya
12 32 (7.27%) Apple
13 28 (6.36%) SonicWALL
14 26 (5.91%) Fortinet
15 24 (5.45%) CheckPoint
16 23 (5.23%) IBM
17 18 (4.09%) Salesforce.com
17 18 (4.09%) SolarWinds
17 18 (4.09%) WatchGuard
18 17 (3.86%) SAP
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 9 days ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Sheffield
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago