The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 91 85 91
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 1 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.080% 0.36% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.73% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 3
Average salary £23,000 £21,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.97% -28.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £27,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -22.85%
Sophos
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Vendors Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
501 548 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 39.98% 49.28% 51.25%
Number of salaries quoted 372 448 475
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,400 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £57,500 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sophos across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Sophos
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sophos across the Essex region.

Sophos Salary Trend in Essex

Sophos
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Chelmsford - 1 £23,000 -
Sophos
East of England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) MCSA
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Games
2 3 (75.00%) WatchGuard
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (75.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (75.00%) Nagios
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Mac OS X
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) SNMP
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) SNMP
3 1 (25.00%) ADSL
3 1 (25.00%) VDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Mac OS X
2 3 (75.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) MCSA
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Nagios
1 3 (75.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) WatchGuard
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Draytek
3 1 (25.00%) AVG
South Woodham Ferrers, Essex
Offsite I.T Limited
Salary: Smartphone + Travel Expenses
Posted: 6 days ago