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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 106 84 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 3 21 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.27% 1.88% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 3.81% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 20 0
Median salary £42,500 £33,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.78% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £32,750 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+22.13% +14.91%
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
508 551 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 44.92% 49.24% 44.17%
Number of salaries quoted 373 417 342
Median salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Gloucestershire region citing Sophos as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

Sophos Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Sophos
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -21 3 £42,500 +28.78%
Sophos
South West

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing Sophos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (90.91%) MCITP
2 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) XenApp
2 9 (81.82%) vSphere
2 9 (81.82%) NetBackup
2 9 (81.82%) Backup Exec
2 9 (81.82%) SAN
2 9 (81.82%) NetApp
2 9 (81.82%) Citrix
2 9 (81.82%) Citrix Certification
2 9 (81.82%) Symantec
2 9 (81.82%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (81.82%) MCSE
2 9 (81.82%) MCSA
2 9 (81.82%) MS Exchange
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 8 (72.73%) Linux
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (72.73%) CCNA
4 7 (63.64%) ITIL
4 7 (63.64%) WSUS
5 3 (27.27%) Advertising
6 2 (18.18%) EMC
6 2 (18.18%) IBM
6 2 (18.18%) COM
6 2 (18.18%) MySQL

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (81.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) FastStats
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) ADSL
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
General
1 3 (27.27%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix Support
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Storage Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Server Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Operations Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) COM
2 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) PMI
1 1 (9.09%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 8 (72.73%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Android
4 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Conflict Management
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) MCITP
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (81.82%) Citrix Certification
2 9 (81.82%) MCSA
2 9 (81.82%) MCSE
3 8 (72.73%) CCNA
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) vSphere
1 9 (81.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (81.82%) Backup Exec
1 9 (81.82%) NetBackup
1 9 (81.82%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (63.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) Citrix
2 9 (81.82%) NetApp
2 9 (81.82%) Symantec
2 9 (81.82%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) EMC
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Iron Mountain
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle