The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Essex region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sophos PLC.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 97 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 12 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.85% 0.10% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.47% 0.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 0
Average salary £25,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £29,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-1.72% +9.43%
Vendors Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
818 544 809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 57.85% 55.91% 54.70%
Number of salaries quoted 650 482 628
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,550
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sophos
East of England

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos across the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Sophos Salary Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford - 11 £25,000 -
Maldon - 5 £25,000 -
Rayleigh - 1 £37,500 -
Sophos
East of England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 8 (57.14%) MS Office
3 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 7 (50.00%) DNS
4 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (50.00%) ADSL
4 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (50.00%) MCSE
4 7 (50.00%) MCSA
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (50.00%) AVG
4 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (50.00%) Draytek
4 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (50.00%) XenServer
4 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (50.00%) VDSL
4 7 (50.00%) MCITP
4 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Vista
5 6 (42.86%) WSUS
5 6 (42.86%) Smartphone

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 7 (50.00%) DNS
2 7 (50.00%) ADSL
2 7 (50.00%) VDSL
3 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) IT Support
4 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support
5 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
1 13 (92.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Vista
3 6 (42.86%) Windows 8
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Data Management
2 1 (7.14%) CRM
2 1 (7.14%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (50.00%) MCSE
2 7 (50.00%) MCSA
2 7 (50.00%) MCITP
3 6 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (50.00%) XenServer
3 6 (42.86%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) WSUS
1 6 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (42.86%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 7 (50.00%) AVG
3 7 (50.00%) Draytek
4 6 (42.86%) Symantec
4 6 (42.86%) McAfee