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 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank - 136 145
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 0 19 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.83% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.49% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 3
Average salary - £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +14.03%
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
1179 1271 1174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 52.15% 55.36% 46.92%
Number of salaries quoted 943 1007 933
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Nessus
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) CISMP
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Patch Management

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Patching
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISMP
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) CLAS
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Forcepoint
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
1 1 (50.00%) Veeam
1 1 (50.00%) VMware