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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 89 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 12 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.17% - -
As % of the Vendors category 2.41% - -
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 0
Average salary £34,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £28,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
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
497 421 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 48.44% 43.90% 48.32%
Number of salaries quoted 384 335 377
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,950 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Sophos Salary Histogram 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 1 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 - 9 £35,000 -
Cirencester - 1 £41,500 -
Sophos
South West

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 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 29 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 29 (100.00%) Citrix
2 28 (96.55%) Windows
3 26 (89.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (79.31%) MCSE
5 22 (75.86%) MCSA
5 22 (75.86%) ITIL
5 22 (75.86%) XenApp
6 21 (72.41%) MS Excel
7 17 (58.62%) TCP/IP
7 17 (58.62%) VPN
8 15 (51.72%) DNS
8 15 (51.72%) DHCP
8 15 (51.72%) Client/Server
8 15 (51.72%) Cisco
8 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
8 15 (51.72%) Remedy
8 15 (51.72%) Finance
8 15 (51.72%) Software Packaging
8 15 (51.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 15 (51.72%) BitLocker
9 14 (48.28%) VMware
9 14 (48.28%) Symantec
9 14 (48.28%) Backup Exec
9 14 (48.28%) MS Exchange
10 13 (44.83%) SAN
11 9 (31.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (31.03%) Norton AntiVirus
12 7 (24.14%) vSphere
12 7 (24.14%) Office 365

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (48.28%) MS Exchange
2 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (72.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) TCP/IP
1 17 (58.62%) VPN
2 15 (51.72%) DNS
2 15 (51.72%) DHCP
3 13 (44.83%) SAN
4 5 (17.24%) Firewall
5 1 (3.45%) Wireless
5 1 (3.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (51.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Support Specialist
2 10 (34.48%) Wintel Support
3 9 (31.03%) Wintel Specialist
4 5 (17.24%) Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Server Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Server Support
6 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Field Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Server Support Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Service Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Manager
7 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (6.90%) Help Desk Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Services Manager
7 2 (6.90%) VMware Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Server Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) Software Packaging
2 1 (3.45%) COM
2 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (51.72%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (96.55%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) ITIL
2 6 (20.69%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (6.90%) People Management
4 1 (3.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) VBScript
1 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (89.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (79.31%) MCSE
3 22 (75.86%) MCSA
4 9 (31.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (24.14%) MCITP
6 4 (13.79%) CCNA
6 4 (13.79%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (75.86%) XenApp
2 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
2 15 (51.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 15 (51.72%) BitLocker
3 7 (24.14%) vSphere
4 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
5 4 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (10.34%) XenDesktop
7 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
7 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (48.28%) Backup Exec
2 9 (31.03%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (24.14%) NetBackup
3 7 (24.14%) WSUS
4 6 (20.69%) Zenoss
4 6 (20.69%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (6.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (3.45%) SCCM
6 1 (3.45%) SCOM
6 1 (3.45%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 29 (100.00%) Citrix
2 15 (51.72%) Cisco
2 15 (51.72%) Remedy
3 14 (48.28%) Symantec
3 14 (48.28%) VMware
4 7 (24.14%) NetApp
5 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.90%) Veeam
7 1 (3.45%) Websense