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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 177 206 193
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -13
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 5 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.14% 0.025% 0.076%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.044% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 3
Average salary £45,175 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.46% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,105 £37,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,150 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £28,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+44.64% -20.00%
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
2003 2267 2013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 54.55% 56.35% 51.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1677 1801 1717
Average salary £42,500 £41,192 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% +2.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 September 2015. 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 - 3 £45,175 -
Basingstoke - 2 £47,250 -
Sophos
South East

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
1 3 (60.00%) Symantec
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
1 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 3 (60.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 3 (60.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (60.00%) Server Building
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) logstash
2 2 (40.00%) CentOS
2 2 (40.00%) ZABBIX
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) SUSE
2 2 (40.00%) Websense
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Nagios

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) LDAP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (20.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Support
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) SUSE
2 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (40.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 3 (60.00%) Server Building
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
1 3 (60.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 3 (60.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (40.00%) logstash
2 2 (40.00%) ZABBIX
2 2 (40.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) Symantec
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Websense
2 2 (40.00%) Intel
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat