The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 93 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 7 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.74% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.58% - -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £39,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £28,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+33.92% -25.33%
Sophos
South West

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

Vendors Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
443 416 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 46.83% 45.41% 47.14%
Number of salaries quoted 349 318 353
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Sophos
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Sophos Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Sophos
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Cheltenham - 5 £35,000 -
Cirencester - 2 £41,000 - 1
Sophos
South West

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 28 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 28 (100.00%) Citrix
2 27 (96.43%) Windows
3 26 (92.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (82.14%) MCSE
5 22 (78.57%) MCSA
5 22 (78.57%) ITIL
6 21 (75.00%) XenApp
7 20 (71.43%) MS Excel
8 15 (53.57%) TCP/IP
8 15 (53.57%) VPN
9 14 (50.00%) DNS
9 14 (50.00%) DHCP
9 14 (50.00%) Client/Server
9 14 (50.00%) MS Exchange
9 14 (50.00%) Cisco
9 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
9 14 (50.00%) Symantec
9 14 (50.00%) Remedy
9 14 (50.00%) Finance
9 14 (50.00%) VMware
9 14 (50.00%) Backup Exec
9 14 (50.00%) Software Packaging
9 14 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 14 (50.00%) BitLocker
10 13 (46.43%) SAN
11 10 (35.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (32.14%) Norton AntiVirus
13 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
13 8 (28.57%) vSphere

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (71.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (53.57%) TCP/IP
1 15 (53.57%) VPN
2 14 (50.00%) DNS
2 14 (50.00%) DHCP
3 13 (46.43%) SAN
4 4 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (3.57%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Support Specialist
2 10 (35.71%) Wintel Support
3 9 (32.14%) Wintel Specialist
4 5 (17.86%) Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Server Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Server Support Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Server Support
6 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Field Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Team Leader
7 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Service Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Services Manager
7 2 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Wintel Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) Software Packaging
2 2 (7.14%) COM
3 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (96.43%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Linux
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
6 3 (10.71%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (7.14%) People Management
4 1 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) VBScript
1 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (92.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (82.14%) MCSE
3 22 (78.57%) MCSA
4 10 (35.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (28.57%) MCITP
6 5 (17.86%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (14.29%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (75.00%) XenApp
2 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 14 (50.00%) BitLocker
3 8 (28.57%) vSphere
4 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
6 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 9 (32.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (28.57%) NetBackup
3 8 (28.57%) WSUS
4 7 (25.00%) Zenoss
4 7 (25.00%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 28 (100.00%) Citrix
2 14 (50.00%) Symantec
2 14 (50.00%) Remedy
2 14 (50.00%) VMware
2 14 (50.00%) Cisco
3 8 (28.57%) NetApp
4 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) Veeam
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £36000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago