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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 91 - 87
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 12 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.01% - 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 2.30% - 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 0
Average salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
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
521 405 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 44.00% 43.64% 45.70%
Number of salaries quoted 450 336 336
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £24,000 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £54,100 £47,450 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 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
(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 - 12 £30,000 -
Sophos
South West

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 12 (100.00%) VPN
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
1 12 (100.00%) XenApp
2 11 (91.67%) ITIL
2 11 (91.67%) MCSE
2 11 (91.67%) MCSA
2 11 (91.67%) MS Excel
2 11 (91.67%) Client/Server
2 11 (91.67%) DHCP
2 11 (91.67%) DNS
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) Remedy
2 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 11 (91.67%) Software Packaging
2 11 (91.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Symantec
3 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (8.33%) Websense
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
3 1 (8.33%) VMware

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (91.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 12 (100.00%) VPN
2 11 (91.67%) DNS
2 11 (91.67%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
General
1 11 (91.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Support Specialist
2 8 (66.67%) Wintel Support
2 8 (66.67%) Wintel Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) MCSE
1 11 (91.67%) MCSA
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) XenApp
2 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (91.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
1 1 (8.33%) SCVMM
1 1 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 11 (91.67%) Remedy
3 1 (8.33%) Websense
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Veeam
3 1 (8.33%) Symantec