The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 177 197 175
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -22
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 13 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.39% 0.052% 0.030%
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% 0.092% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 1
Average salary £42,700 £32,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.40% -7.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
Sophos
South East

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

Vendors Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1782 2171 1626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 53.85% 55.97% 48.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1584 1849 1337
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Sophos
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Sophos Salary Trend in Hampshire

Sophos
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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
Havant - 6 £42,700 -
Southampton - 4 £41,500 -
Aldershot - 3 - -
Sophos
South East

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 9 (69.23%) Symantec
3 9 (69.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 7 (53.85%) DNS
5 6 (46.15%) VMware
5 6 (46.15%) Clustering
5 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
5 6 (46.15%) HP
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (46.15%) SAN
5 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
5 6 (46.15%) Client/Server
5 6 (46.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 6 (46.15%) High Availability
5 6 (46.15%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (46.15%) Server Building
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
7 4 (30.77%) DHCP
7 4 (30.77%) Performance Management
7 4 (30.77%) Migration
7 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (30.77%) Capacity Management
7 4 (30.77%) Office 365
7 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (30.77%) Forefront Identity Manager

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) DNS
2 6 (46.15%) SAN
3 4 (30.77%) DHCP
4 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) Internet
4 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (23.08%) IPsec
4 3 (23.08%) Network Security
4 3 (23.08%) VPN
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Administrator
1 6 (46.15%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Administrator
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) Messaging Specialist
2 4 (30.77%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (23.08%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Client/Server
1 6 (46.15%) Clustering
2 3 (23.08%) PKI
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Solaris
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) High Availability
1 6 (46.15%) Server Building
1 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
1 6 (46.15%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (30.77%) Capacity Management
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Management
3 3 (23.08%) Computer Security
3 3 (23.08%) Information Security
3 3 (23.08%) Security Architecture
3 3 (23.08%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) FISMA
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (46.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (30.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (23.08%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (23.08%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Symantec
3 6 (46.15%) HP
3 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) Intel Security
4 3 (23.08%) Trend Micro