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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 659 705 692
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -13
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 193 153 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.33% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 169 131 133
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
46449 46731 49232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.29% 47.14% 47.92%
Number of salaries quoted 38388 37430 41172
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +6 65 £42,000 -1.17% 8
South East -12 43 £32,500 -31.57% 3
East of England +25 41 £34,000 +36.00% 6
Yorkshire +17 17 £30,000 -11.76% 3
South West - 13 £31,500 - 3
North West -24 10 £30,000 +5.26% 2
West Midlands -30 4 £27,750 +20.65% 1
East Midlands +30 2 £26,000 -25.71% 1
Sophos
UK

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 306 (78.46%) Windows
2 251 (64.36%) Active Directory
3 228 (58.46%) Microsoft
4 181 (46.41%) MS Exchange
5 179 (45.90%) VMware
6 149 (38.21%) Cisco
7 148 (37.95%) DNS
8 140 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 125 (32.05%) MS Excel
9 125 (32.05%) Citrix
10 124 (31.79%) DHCP
11 115 (29.49%) Firewall
12 103 (26.41%) HP
13 102 (26.15%) Exchange Server 2010
14 98 (25.13%) Windows Server 2003
15 91 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
16 90 (23.08%) Symantec
17 89 (22.82%) Backup Exec
18 88 (22.56%) ITIL
19 84 (21.54%) TCP/IP
20 83 (21.28%) SQL Server
20 83 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
21 82 (21.03%) MS Office
22 80 (20.51%) VPN
23 79 (20.26%) Windows 7
24 78 (20.00%) SCCM
25 76 (19.49%) Finance
26 72 (18.46%) vSphere
27 71 (18.21%) Norton AntiVirus
28 70 (17.95%) Security Cleared

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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
1 181 (46.41%) MS Exchange
2 102 (26.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 60 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 53 (13.59%) SharePoint
5 51 (13.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 48 (12.31%) IIS
7 38 (9.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 34 (8.72%) Lync
9 31 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2013
10 22 (5.64%) SharePoint 2010
11 18 (4.62%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (1.79%) Apache
13 6 (1.54%) IBM Notes
14 5 (1.28%) ArcGIS
15 4 (1.03%) nginx
16 2 (0.51%) Moodle
16 2 (0.51%) Lotus Domino
17 1 (0.26%) OnBase
17 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2000
17 1 (0.26%) TPMS
Applications
1 125 (32.05%) MS Excel
2 82 (21.03%) MS Office
3 5 (1.28%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.28%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.51%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 36 (9.23%) Office 365
2 8 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.03%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.77%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 148 (37.95%) DNS
2 124 (31.79%) DHCP
3 115 (29.49%) Firewall
4 84 (21.54%) TCP/IP
5 80 (20.51%) VPN
6 50 (12.82%) LAN
7 48 (12.31%) SAN
8 42 (10.77%) WAN
9 33 (8.46%) Internet
10 28 (7.18%) Wireless
11 27 (6.92%) VoIP
11 27 (6.92%) Ethernet
12 19 (4.87%) ADSL
13 16 (4.10%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (3.85%) VLAN
15 12 (3.08%) SSL
16 10 (2.56%) PBX
16 10 (2.56%) NAS
16 10 (2.56%) Network Security
17 9 (2.31%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 36 (9.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (8.46%) SQL Server 2000
4 12 (3.08%) Amazon RDS
5 10 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.79%) MySQL
6 7 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.54%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.03%) JIRA
3 2 (0.51%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.26%) WinDbg
4 1 (0.26%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.26%) Subversion
General
1 76 (19.49%) Finance
2 28 (7.18%) Telecoms
3 23 (5.90%) Retail
4 10 (2.56%) Marketing
5 7 (1.79%) Multimedia
5 7 (1.79%) Law
5 7 (1.79%) Advertising
6 6 (1.54%) Back Office
6 6 (1.54%) Banking
7 4 (1.03%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.51%) Legal
9 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.26%) Games
9 1 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 67 (17.18%) Analyst
2 65 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 62 (15.90%) Support Engineer
4 59 (15.13%) 2nd Line Support
5 42 (10.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 41 (10.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 28 (7.18%) Support Analyst
8 27 (6.92%) IT Support
9 25 (6.41%) Support Specialist
10 20 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
11 17 (4.36%) Service Analyst
11 17 (4.36%) Service Desk Analyst
12 15 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
12 15 (3.85%) IT Manager
13 14 (3.59%) Administrator
13 14 (3.59%) Infrastructure Manager
13 14 (3.59%) NOC Engineer
14 13 (3.33%) Wintel Support
14 13 (3.33%) Network Engineer
15 11 (2.82%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.87%) Web Services
2 15 (3.85%) Software Packaging
3 9 (2.31%) .NET
4 2 (0.51%) JSP
5 1 (0.26%) MFC
5 1 (0.26%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 55 (14.10%) Blackberry
2 49 (12.56%) Clustering
3 24 (6.15%) Replication
4 18 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (4.10%) Management Information System
6 15 (3.85%) Client/Server
7 12 (3.08%) iPad
8 11 (2.82%) Hedge funds
9 8 (2.05%) iPhone
10 7 (1.79%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.54%) CMDB
12 5 (1.28%) Fat Client
12 5 (1.28%) Thin Client
13 3 (0.77%) GIS
13 3 (0.77%) Open Source
14 2 (0.51%) EqualLogic
14 2 (0.51%) Visualisation
14 2 (0.51%) VLE
14 2 (0.51%) Chemistry
14 2 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 306 (78.46%) Windows
2 140 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 98 (25.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 83 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 79 (20.26%) Windows 7
6 43 (11.03%) Linux
7 39 (10.00%) Windows 2000
8 38 (9.74%) Windows XP
9 31 (7.95%) Windows 2000 Server
10 19 (4.87%) Mac OS X
10 19 (4.87%) Windows 8
11 11 (2.82%) Apple iOS
12 10 (2.56%) CentOS
12 10 (2.56%) Windows Vista
13 6 (1.54%) UNIX
13 6 (1.54%) Android
14 5 (1.28%) Mac OS X Server
15 3 (0.77%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.51%) Windows Phone
17 1 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (22.56%) ITIL
2 41 (10.51%) Release Management
3 39 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 37 (9.49%) Software Deployment
4 37 (9.49%) Kalman Filter
5 32 (8.21%) Software Distribution
6 26 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
7 22 (5.64%) Project Management
8 16 (4.10%) Asset Management
9 15 (3.85%) Migration
10 13 (3.33%) Load Balancing
11 12 (3.08%) Business Continuity
12 11 (2.82%) CRM
12 11 (2.82%) Time Management
13 10 (2.56%) Configuration Management
13 10 (2.56%) Incident Management
13 10 (2.56%) Information Security
14 9 (2.31%) Service Management
15 8 (2.05%) Service Delivery
15 8 (2.05%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (13.59%) SQL
2 40 (10.26%) PowerShell
3 22 (5.64%) C
4 14 (3.59%) T-SQL
5 9 (2.31%) Perl
6 8 (2.05%) Python
7 7 (1.79%) VB
8 6 (1.54%) VBScript
8 6 (1.54%) PHP
9 5 (1.28%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.03%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.51%) Ruby
12 1 (0.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 70 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 65 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 55 (14.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 45 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (11.28%) MCSE
6 43 (11.03%) CCNA
7 36 (9.23%) DV Cleared
8 33 (8.46%) MCP
9 32 (8.21%) Degree
10 31 (7.95%) MCSA
11 14 (3.59%) Network+ Certification
12 8 (2.05%) MCITP
13 7 (1.79%) CISSP
14 6 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (1.54%) MCTS
15 5 (1.28%) VCP4
16 4 (1.03%) MCDST
16 4 (1.03%) CISM
16 4 (1.03%) CCNP
17 3 (0.77%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.64%) SLA
2 7 (1.79%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.51%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 251 (64.36%) Active Directory
2 91 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (18.46%) vSphere
4 61 (15.64%) VMware ESX
5 60 (15.38%) Hyper-V
5 60 (15.38%) XenApp
6 43 (11.03%) vCloud
7 32 (8.21%) XenDesktop
8 22 (5.64%) Microsoft App-V
9 16 (4.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 11 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (1.79%) XenServer
12 6 (1.54%) Terminal Services
13 5 (1.28%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (1.03%) UAG
14 4 (1.03%) VMware Server
15 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.51%) Terminal Server
16 2 (0.51%) Snort
16 2 (0.51%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 89 (22.82%) Backup Exec
2 78 (20.00%) SCCM
3 71 (18.21%) Norton AntiVirus
4 40 (10.26%) SCOM
5 39 (10.00%) WSUS
6 36 (9.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 35 (8.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 34 (8.72%) NetBackup
9 15 (3.85%) Legato
9 15 (3.85%) EMC NetWorker
10 12 (3.08%) WMI
10 12 (3.08%) Nagios
11 8 (2.05%) ARCserve
11 8 (2.05%) SCSM
12 7 (1.79%) SCDPM
13 5 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
13 5 (1.28%) HP SIM
13 5 (1.28%) Casper Suite
14 4 (1.03%) MOM
15 3 (0.77%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 228 (58.46%) Microsoft
2 179 (45.90%) VMware
3 149 (38.21%) Cisco
4 125 (32.05%) Citrix
5 103 (26.41%) HP
6 90 (23.08%) Symantec
7 56 (14.36%) McAfee
8 45 (11.54%) Veritas
9 40 (10.26%) Apple
9 40 (10.26%) EMC
10 32 (8.21%) SolarWinds
11 27 (6.92%) Dell
12 26 (6.67%) Veeam
13 22 (5.64%) Fujitsu
14 21 (5.38%) NetApp
15 20 (5.13%) SonicWALL
16 18 (4.62%) CheckPoint
16 18 (4.62%) Websense
16 18 (4.62%) Remedy
17 17 (4.36%) Acronis
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Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£45K + 10% Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Sophos Plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Sophos Plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £61000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + + Benefits / Bonus
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