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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 115 117 162
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +45
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 26 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.29% 0.31% 0.036%
As % of the Vendors category 2.42% 0.64% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 23 6 0
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +3.27%
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
1076 937 1468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 53.56% 48.62% 52.39%
Number of salaries quoted 841 690 1176
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

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 29 January 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
Hemel Hempstead - 21 £50,000 - 1
Borehamwood - 4 £45,000 -
Watford - 1 £47,500 -
Sophos
East of England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 35 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 34 (97.14%) Cisco
2 34 (97.14%) vSphere
3 33 (94.29%) Backup Exec
3 33 (94.29%) VMware ESX
4 28 (80.00%) MS Exchange
5 27 (77.14%) DHCP
5 27 (77.14%) Windows
5 27 (77.14%) SQL Server
5 27 (77.14%) DNS
5 27 (77.14%) Citrix
5 27 (77.14%) Active Directory
5 27 (77.14%) Symantec
5 27 (77.14%) Norton AntiVirus
5 27 (77.14%) Blackberry
5 27 (77.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 26 (74.29%) vCloud
6 26 (74.29%) NetBackup
6 26 (74.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 26 (74.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 26 (74.29%) SC Cleared
6 26 (74.29%) Security Cleared
6 26 (74.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (74.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 26 (74.29%) Veritas
6 26 (74.29%) SQL Server 2000
6 26 (74.29%) Clustering
6 26 (74.29%) Firewall
6 26 (74.29%) IIS

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 28 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 27 (77.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (74.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 26 (74.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 26 (74.29%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (77.14%) DHCP
1 27 (77.14%) DNS
2 26 (74.29%) Firewall
3 7 (20.00%) VPN
3 7 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.86%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (77.14%) SQL Server
2 26 (74.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 26 (74.29%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (77.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (74.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 27 (77.14%) Blackberry
2 26 (74.29%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (77.14%) Windows
2 26 (74.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 26 (74.29%) Windows 2000
3 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.86%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) VBScript
1 1 (2.86%) VB
1 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (74.29%) SC Cleared
1 26 (74.29%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (20.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 34 (97.14%) vSphere
2 33 (94.29%) VMware ESX
3 27 (77.14%) Active Directory
4 26 (74.29%) vCloud
5 23 (65.71%) XenDesktop
6 22 (62.86%) XenApp
7 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 33 (94.29%) Backup Exec
2 27 (77.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 26 (74.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 34 (97.14%) Cisco
3 27 (77.14%) Citrix
3 27 (77.14%) Symantec
4 26 (74.29%) Veritas
5 10 (28.57%) Acronis
6 8 (22.86%) HP
7 7 (20.00%) EMC
7 7 (20.00%) Websense
8 1 (2.86%) NetApp
8 1 (2.86%) McAfee
8 1 (2.86%) IronPort
8 1 (2.86%) Veeam
8 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
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