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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 663 727 683
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -44
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 208 176 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.34% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 169 127 139
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £75,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £28,500 £28,250
% change year-on-year
+14.03% +0.88%
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
48555 51480 50016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 46.92% 46.52% 48.30%
Number of salaries quoted 39436 41728 41263
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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 £42,500 £40,000 £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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +24 71 £40,000 -9.09% 7
East of England +46 39 £30,000 +20.00%
South East +16 37 £40,000 +29.03% 1
Yorkshire +26 24 £30,000 - 2
South West -7 22 £33,000 +29.41% 1
West Midlands -17 10 £33,750 +46.73% 5
North West -5 8 £27,500 -3.50% 4
East Midlands +10 3 £30,500 -6.15% 2
Sophos
UK

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 342 (82.01%) Windows
2 284 (68.11%) Active Directory
3 260 (62.35%) Microsoft
4 219 (52.52%) VMware
5 211 (50.60%) MS Exchange
6 181 (43.41%) Cisco
6 181 (43.41%) DNS
7 175 (41.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 160 (38.37%) Citrix
9 154 (36.93%) Firewall
10 150 (35.97%) DHCP
11 135 (32.37%) Exchange Server 2010
12 127 (30.46%) Windows Server 2012
13 123 (29.50%) VMware Infrastructure
14 120 (28.78%) MS Excel
15 108 (25.90%) ITIL
15 108 (25.90%) HP
15 108 (25.90%) Windows 7
16 107 (25.66%) SQL Server
17 100 (23.98%) Symantec
18 95 (22.78%) TCP/IP
18 95 (22.78%) XenApp
19 93 (22.30%) Windows Server 2003
20 90 (21.58%) Backup Exec
21 85 (20.38%) VPN
22 83 (19.90%) vSphere
23 81 (19.42%) MS Office
24 77 (18.47%) Norton AntiVirus
25 75 (17.99%) Microsoft Certification
26 72 (17.27%) Finance

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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
1 211 (50.60%) MS Exchange
2 135 (32.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 72 (17.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 69 (16.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 55 (13.19%) IIS
6 54 (12.95%) SharePoint
6 54 (12.95%) Exchange Server 2013
7 44 (10.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 41 (9.83%) Lync
9 19 (4.56%) SharePoint 2010
10 16 (3.84%) SharePoint 2013
11 11 (2.64%) IBM Notes
12 9 (2.16%) Apache
13 4 (0.96%) nginx
14 2 (0.48%) WebSphere Portal
14 2 (0.48%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.48%) WorkSite
14 2 (0.48%) ArcGIS
14 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2000
15 1 (0.24%) GroupWise
Applications
1 120 (28.78%) MS Excel
2 81 (19.42%) MS Office
3 5 (1.20%) PowerPivot
3 5 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.48%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.48%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.48%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 47 (11.27%) Office 365
2 20 (4.80%) Mimecast
3 15 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.16%) SaaS
5 8 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.96%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.72%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 181 (43.41%) DNS
2 154 (36.93%) Firewall
3 150 (35.97%) DHCP
4 95 (22.78%) TCP/IP
5 85 (20.38%) VPN
6 61 (14.63%) SAN
7 50 (11.99%) LAN
7 50 (11.99%) WAN
8 34 (8.15%) Wireless
9 28 (6.71%) VoIP
10 22 (5.28%) VLAN
11 18 (4.32%) Ethernet
12 17 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (3.84%) Internet
14 15 (3.60%) NetScaler
15 14 (3.36%) NAS
15 14 (3.36%) SSL
16 11 (2.64%) PBX
17 10 (2.40%) IP Telephony
17 10 (2.40%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (25.66%) SQL Server
2 39 (9.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (8.15%) SQL Server 2000
4 16 (3.84%) Amazon RDS
5 12 (2.88%) MySQL
6 11 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.44%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.24%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (1.44%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.96%) JIRA
3 3 (0.72%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.72%) Bugzilla
3 3 (0.72%) Subversion
4 2 (0.48%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.48%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.48%) Metasploit
4 2 (0.48%) Redmine
5 1 (0.24%) WinDbg
General
1 72 (17.27%) Finance
2 15 (3.60%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.16%) Retail
4 7 (1.68%) Law
5 6 (1.44%) Back Office
5 6 (1.44%) Marketing
6 5 (1.20%) Games
6 5 (1.20%) Legal
7 4 (0.96%) Advertising
7 4 (0.96%) Banking
7 4 (0.96%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.72%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.48%) Local Government
9 2 (0.48%) Publishing
10 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.24%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 82 (19.66%) Analyst
2 65 (15.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 51 (12.23%) Support Analyst
4 46 (11.03%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 44 (10.55%) Support Engineer
6 38 (9.11%) 2nd Line Support
7 35 (8.39%) Support Specialist
8 30 (7.19%) IT Support
9 28 (6.71%) 3rd Line Support
10 23 (5.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 22 (5.28%) Network Engineer
12 19 (4.56%) Wintel Support
13 17 (4.08%) Consultant
13 17 (4.08%) Wintel Specialist
14 16 (3.84%) Administrator
14 16 (3.84%) Senior Analyst
14 16 (3.84%) Infrastructure Manager
15 14 (3.36%) Desktop Support
16 13 (3.12%) IT Manager
17 12 (2.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.95%) Web Services
2 25 (6.00%) Software Packaging
3 14 (3.36%) .NET
4 2 (0.48%) J2EE
4 2 (0.48%) XML
4 2 (0.48%) Dojo
4 2 (0.48%) GWT
4 2 (0.48%) JSF
5 1 (0.24%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.24%) EDI
5 1 (0.24%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 58 (13.91%) Blackberry
1 58 (13.91%) Clustering
2 32 (7.67%) Replication
3 25 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (6.00%) Client/Server
4 13 (3.12%) iPad
5 12 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.64%) Hedge funds
7 10 (2.40%) Fat Client
7 10 (2.40%) Thin Client
8 9 (2.16%) iPhone
9 8 (1.92%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.20%) CMDB
10 5 (1.20%) Open Source
11 3 (0.72%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.48%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.48%) PKI
12 2 (0.48%) Statistics
12 2 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 342 (82.01%) Windows
2 175 (41.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 127 (30.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 108 (25.90%) Windows 7
5 93 (22.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 49 (11.75%) Linux
7 48 (11.51%) Windows XP
8 45 (10.79%) Windows 2000
9 34 (8.15%) Windows 8
10 24 (5.76%) Mac OS X
11 13 (3.12%) CentOS
12 10 (2.40%) Windows Vista
13 9 (2.16%) Windows 2000 Server
13 9 (2.16%) Apple iOS
14 7 (1.68%) Ubuntu
14 7 (1.68%) Android
15 5 (1.20%) UNIX
16 3 (0.72%) Mac OS X Server
17 2 (0.48%) Windows Phone
18 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (25.90%) ITIL
2 38 (9.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 30 (7.19%) Kalman Filter
4 25 (6.00%) Release Management
5 22 (5.28%) Project Management
6 19 (4.56%) Network Monitoring
7 18 (4.32%) Business Continuity
8 16 (3.84%) Migration
8 16 (3.84%) Software Deployment
9 15 (3.60%) Load Balancing
10 14 (3.36%) Software Distribution
10 14 (3.36%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (3.36%) Asset Management
11 13 (3.12%) Software Delivery
12 12 (2.88%) Mentoring
12 12 (2.88%) High Availability
13 11 (2.64%) Data Protection
14 10 (2.40%) SIEM
14 10 (2.40%) Root Cause Analysis
14 10 (2.40%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 67 (16.07%) SQL
2 49 (11.75%) PowerShell
3 13 (3.12%) T-SQL
3 13 (3.12%) C
4 11 (2.64%) VBScript
5 9 (2.16%) Python
6 8 (1.92%) Perl
6 8 (1.92%) VB
7 6 (1.44%) PHP
8 4 (0.96%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.72%) Java
10 2 (0.48%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.48%) Ruby
10 2 (0.48%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.48%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.24%) C#
11 1 (0.24%) C++
Qualifications
1 75 (17.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (15.35%) MCSE
3 46 (11.03%) MCSA
4 44 (10.55%) Security Cleared
5 41 (9.83%) SC Cleared
6 39 (9.35%) Degree
7 36 (8.63%) Cisco Certification
8 35 (8.39%) MCP
9 32 (7.67%) CCNA
10 17 (4.08%) DV Cleared
11 9 (2.16%) MCITP
12 8 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (1.44%) Network+ Certification
14 5 (1.20%) CCSA
14 5 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.96%) CISM
15 4 (0.96%) CISSP
15 4 (0.96%) MCDST
15 4 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.95%) SLA
2 7 (1.68%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.48%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.48%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.48%) FISMA
System Software
1 284 (68.11%) Active Directory
2 123 (29.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 95 (22.78%) XenApp
4 83 (19.90%) vSphere
5 70 (16.79%) Hyper-V
5 70 (16.79%) VMware ESX
6 43 (10.31%) vCloud
7 41 (9.83%) XenDesktop
8 31 (7.43%) Microsoft App-V
9 27 (6.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 26 (6.24%) BitLocker
11 19 (4.56%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (1.92%) XenServer
12 8 (1.92%) Terminal Services
13 7 (1.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (1.20%) VMware Server
14 5 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.96%) Terminal Server
16 3 (0.72%) UAG
17 2 (0.48%) Snort
Systems Management
1 90 (21.58%) Backup Exec
2 77 (18.47%) Norton AntiVirus
3 71 (17.03%) SCCM
4 42 (10.07%) NetBackup
5 38 (9.11%) WSUS
6 29 (6.95%) SCOM
7 16 (3.84%) Nagios
8 14 (3.36%) ARCserve
8 14 (3.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 13 (3.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 12 (2.88%) WMI
10 12 (2.88%) SCSM
11 8 (1.92%) SCDPM
11 8 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
11 8 (1.92%) Legato
12 5 (1.20%) MOM
12 5 (1.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 5 (1.20%) Casper Suite
12 5 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
13 3 (0.72%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 260 (62.35%) Microsoft
2 219 (52.52%) VMware
3 181 (43.41%) Cisco
4 160 (38.37%) Citrix
5 108 (25.90%) HP
6 100 (23.98%) Symantec
7 42 (10.07%) Apple
8 41 (9.83%) Veritas
9 40 (9.59%) McAfee
10 38 (9.11%) Dell
10 38 (9.11%) SonicWALL
11 35 (8.39%) EMC
12 34 (8.15%) WatchGuard
13 30 (7.19%) SolarWinds
13 30 (7.19%) NetApp
13 30 (7.19%) Remedy
14 29 (6.95%) Veeam
15 22 (5.28%) CheckPoint
16 19 (4.56%) Avaya
17 18 (4.32%) Lumension
West Yorkshire
Virtual College
Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, Yorkshire
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £43k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £22000 - £26500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Blue Town Online
Salary: £43k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £33000 per annum + inc 5K Car Allow + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
deeserve Limited
Salary: negotiable based on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
London
iKonnect
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Car + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + commission
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 11 days ago
Cirencester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 25 days ago