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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 701 714 675
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -39
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 172 138 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.29% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 149 105 199
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £26,200 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-17.14% -10.25%
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
50645 47263 53418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.49% 47.46% 48.22%
Number of salaries quoted 40568 39265 45150
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 £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +19 84 £45,000 - 6
South East -18 34 £28,000 -18.84% 11
North West +4 23 £29,500 -6.34%
South West - 11 £24,534 - 1
East of England -10 5 £33,500 +42.55% 3
West Midlands -15 5 £22,500 -35.71% 2
Yorkshire -46 4 £26,750 -0.92% 2
East Midlands -17 3 £28,750 -23.33%
Sophos
UK

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 258 (75.88%) Windows
2 186 (54.71%) Microsoft
3 143 (42.06%) Active Directory
4 130 (38.24%) Firewall
5 129 (37.94%) VMware
6 122 (35.88%) Cisco
7 119 (35.00%) MS Exchange
8 108 (31.76%) MS Excel
9 105 (30.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 103 (30.29%) DNS
11 102 (30.00%) HP
12 95 (27.94%) Linux
13 94 (27.65%) Symantec
14 91 (26.76%) Citrix
15 89 (26.18%) VMware Infrastructure
16 87 (25.59%) ITIL
17 86 (25.29%) Windows Server 2003
18 82 (24.12%) Cisco Certification
18 82 (24.12%) MS Office
19 76 (22.35%) DHCP
20 74 (21.76%) TCP/IP
20 74 (21.76%) SharePoint
21 69 (20.29%) SCCM
22 68 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
22 68 (20.00%) CCNA
22 68 (20.00%) CheckPoint
23 66 (19.41%) SAN
24 65 (19.12%) Hyper-V
25 64 (18.82%) Windows Server 2012
25 64 (18.82%) VPN

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 119 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 74 (21.76%) SharePoint
3 68 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 37 (10.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 35 (10.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 28 (8.24%) Exchange Server 2003
7 25 (7.35%) Lync
8 21 (6.18%) Exchange Server 2013
9 16 (4.71%) IBM Notes
10 15 (4.41%) IIS
11 13 (3.82%) SharePoint Server
12 10 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (2.65%) Lotus Domino
14 8 (2.35%) Moodle
15 7 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
16 4 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2000
16 4 (1.18%) TPMS
17 3 (0.88%) ArcGIS
18 2 (0.59%) Confluence
19 1 (0.29%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 108 (31.76%) MS Excel
2 82 (24.12%) MS Office
3 4 (1.18%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (3.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.59%) assyst
3 1 (0.29%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.12%) Office 365
2 3 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.88%) Amazon S3
2 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 130 (38.24%) Firewall
2 103 (30.29%) DNS
3 76 (22.35%) DHCP
4 74 (21.76%) TCP/IP
5 66 (19.41%) SAN
6 64 (18.82%) VPN
7 55 (16.18%) Internet
8 40 (11.76%) Network Security
9 39 (11.47%) LAN
10 33 (9.71%) TACACS
11 30 (8.82%) IPsec
12 29 (8.53%) SSL
13 28 (8.24%) WAN
14 23 (6.76%) VoIP
14 23 (6.76%) Wireless
15 21 (6.18%) Ethernet
16 18 (5.29%) ADSL
17 17 (5.00%) NetScreen
17 17 (5.00%) NAS
18 16 (4.71%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 29 (8.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (7.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (3.24%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (1.76%) 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 13 (3.82%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.59%) JIRA
3 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (12.35%) Finance
2 23 (6.76%) Telecoms
3 19 (5.59%) Banking
4 9 (2.65%) Advertising
5 8 (2.35%) Back Office
6 6 (1.76%) Retail
7 4 (1.18%) Marketing
8 2 (0.59%) Games
9 1 (0.29%) Publishing
9 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.29%) Legal
9 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 70 (20.59%) Analyst
2 42 (12.35%) Security Engineer
3 33 (9.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 29 (8.53%) Support Engineer
5 27 (7.94%) Service Analyst
6 26 (7.65%) 2nd Line Support
7 23 (6.76%) Service Desk Analyst
8 21 (6.18%) Support Analyst
9 20 (5.88%) Administrator
10 18 (5.29%) Consultant
11 16 (4.71%) Network Engineer
12 15 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
12 15 (4.41%) Support Specialist
12 15 (4.41%) IT Support
13 14 (4.12%) Firewall Engineer
13 14 (4.12%) 3rd Line Support
14 11 (3.24%) Network Security Engineer
14 11 (3.24%) Systems Administrator
14 11 (3.24%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 9 (2.65%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.88%) Middleware
2 2 (0.59%) Web Services
2 2 (0.59%) SailPoint
2 2 (0.59%) COM
3 1 (0.29%) JSP
3 1 (0.29%) .NET
3 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.29%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 29 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.88%) Hedge funds
4 19 (5.59%) Management Information System
5 14 (4.12%) iPhone
6 13 (3.82%) Firmware
6 13 (3.82%) iPad
7 12 (3.53%) Clustering
8 4 (1.18%) Replication
8 4 (1.18%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.18%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.18%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.88%) Open Source
9 3 (0.88%) Spread Betting
9 3 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.59%) CESG
10 2 (0.59%) VLE
10 2 (0.59%) GIS
10 2 (0.59%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.29%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 258 (75.88%) Windows
2 105 (30.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 95 (27.94%) Linux
4 86 (25.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 64 (18.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (13.82%) Windows 7
7 29 (8.53%) Windows XP
8 27 (7.94%) UNIX
9 19 (5.59%) Windows 8
10 15 (4.41%) Mac OS X
11 14 (4.12%) Android
11 14 (4.12%) CentOS
12 13 (3.82%) Windows Vista
13 10 (2.94%) Windows 2000
13 10 (2.94%) Windows Phone
14 8 (2.35%) Windows 2000 Server
15 7 (2.06%) Ubuntu
16 5 (1.47%) Apple iOS
17 4 (1.18%) AIX
18 3 (0.88%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (25.59%) ITIL
2 38 (11.18%) Network Monitoring
3 35 (10.29%) SIEM
4 29 (8.53%) Kalman Filter
5 28 (8.24%) Project Management
6 23 (6.76%) Information Security
6 23 (6.76%) Incident Management
7 21 (6.18%) Data Security
8 20 (5.88%) Change Management
9 18 (5.29%) Service Management
9 18 (5.29%) CRM
9 18 (5.29%) Asset Management
10 15 (4.41%) Problem Management
11 14 (4.12%) Service Delivery
12 13 (3.82%) Software Deployment
13 11 (3.24%) Configuration Management
13 11 (3.24%) ITIL V3
14 10 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (2.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 9 (2.65%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (10.59%) SQL
2 28 (8.24%) PowerShell
3 20 (5.88%) C
4 19 (5.59%) Perl
5 14 (4.12%) VB
6 10 (2.94%) Bash Shell
7 9 (2.65%) VBScript
8 8 (2.35%) Python
8 8 (2.35%) PHP
8 8 (2.35%) C++
9 7 (2.06%) Ruby
10 4 (1.18%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 82 (24.12%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (20.00%) CCNA
3 53 (15.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 41 (12.06%) MCSE
5 38 (11.18%) MCP
6 37 (10.88%) MCSA
7 34 (10.00%) CISSP
8 33 (9.71%) CCSE
9 30 (8.82%) CCNP
10 28 (8.24%) Security Cleared
11 23 (6.76%) Network+ Certification
12 21 (6.18%) SC Cleared
13 20 (5.88%) MCITP
14 19 (5.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 19 (5.59%) Degree
14 19 (5.59%) CCSA
15 13 (3.82%) Citrix Certification
15 13 (3.82%) MCTS
15 13 (3.82%) DV Cleared
16 12 (3.53%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (15.88%) SLA
2 21 (6.18%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.06%) HIPAA
System Software
1 143 (42.06%) Active Directory
2 89 (26.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (19.12%) Hyper-V
4 37 (10.88%) vSphere
5 32 (9.41%) VMware ESX
6 21 (6.18%) XenApp
7 16 (4.71%) XenDesktop
8 13 (3.82%) Snort
8 13 (3.82%) Nmap
9 10 (2.94%) SpamAssassin
10 9 (2.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 7 (2.06%) Terminal Server
11 7 (2.06%) Terminal Services
12 6 (1.76%) XenServer
13 5 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (1.47%) vCloud
14 3 (0.88%) UAG
14 3 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.88%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.59%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 69 (20.29%) SCCM
2 62 (18.24%) Backup Exec
3 60 (17.65%) Norton AntiVirus
4 37 (10.88%) SCOM
5 36 (10.59%) HP SIM
6 20 (5.88%) Cacti
7 18 (5.29%) NetBackup
7 18 (5.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 16 (4.71%) WSUS
9 15 (4.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 13 (3.82%) Nessus
11 10 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 10 (2.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 8 (2.35%) WhatsUp Gold
13 6 (1.76%) Cisco CUCM
14 4 (1.18%) Cisco UCCX
14 4 (1.18%) SCVMM
14 4 (1.18%) MAILsweeper
14 4 (1.18%) DameWare
15 3 (0.88%) Legato
Vendors
1 186 (54.71%) Microsoft
2 129 (37.94%) VMware
3 122 (35.88%) Cisco
4 102 (30.00%) HP
5 94 (27.65%) Symantec
6 91 (26.76%) Citrix
7 68 (20.00%) CheckPoint
8 62 (18.24%) NetApp
9 58 (17.06%) Juniper
10 33 (9.71%) McAfee
11 29 (8.53%) SonicWALL
12 28 (8.24%) LogRhythm
13 26 (7.65%) SolarWinds
13 26 (7.65%) F5
14 24 (7.06%) Blue Coat
15 20 (5.88%) Dell
16 18 (5.29%) BMC
16 18 (5.29%) Veritas
17 16 (4.71%) Lotus
17 16 (4.71%) CA
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