The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 31 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 1.55% 0.55% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.44% 1.01% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £25,000 £28,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.07%
Sophos
West Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
123 99 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 63.40% 54.10% 28.82%
Number of salaries quoted 98 76 55
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +14.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,125 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 14 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (100.00%) Apple
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) WSUS
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Apple