The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 144 117 129
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +12
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 2 26 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.091% 1.30% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 2.41% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 0 21 6
Average salary - £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Sophos
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1182 1080 980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 53.70% 53.92% 48.59%
Number of salaries quoted 990 844 720
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Sophos
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Sophos Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Sophos
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 14 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
Watford +11 1 - -
St Albans - 1 - -
Sophos
East of England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) NAS
2 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Nessus
5 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (16.67%) CISMP
5 1 (16.67%) Security Management
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
5 1 (16.67%) Information Security
5 1 (16.67%) Veeam
5 1 (16.67%) vSphere
5 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (16.67%) Office 365
5 1 (16.67%) Patch Management

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) NAS
2 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Switch Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) Security Patching
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (16.67%) CISM
2 1 (16.67%) CISMP
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) CLAS
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Forcepoint
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) Veeam
3 1 (16.67%) VMware