The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Halifax region.

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

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-25.33% -6.25%
Vendors Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
53 56 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 26.24% 43.08% 30.05%
Number of salaries quoted 43 48 41
Average salary £28,625 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.43% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,800 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sophos
West Yorkshire

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Sophos
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Sophos Salary Trend in Halifax

Sophos
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 2 (100.00%) VBScript
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Terminal Server
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) DFS Replication
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Terminal Server
1 2 (100.00%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) EMC