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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 131 144 145
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 20 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.89% 0.12% 0.076%
As % of the Vendors category 1.59% 0.25% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 2
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £45,000 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £28,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+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
1256 1194 1382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 55.77% 47.87% 52.29%
Number of salaries quoted 994 952 1131
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,136 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Sophos Salary Histogram 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 24 April 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 -15 13 - -
Borehamwood - 4 £37,500 -
Potters Bar - 1 £35,000 -
Sophos
East of England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 47 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 46 (97.87%) Cisco
2 46 (97.87%) VMware
3 44 (93.62%) vSphere
4 43 (91.49%) VMware ESX
4 43 (91.49%) Backup Exec
5 40 (85.11%) MS Exchange
6 39 (82.98%) Active Directory
7 38 (80.85%) Windows
7 38 (80.85%) SQL Server
7 38 (80.85%) Exchange Server 2010
8 37 (78.72%) Exchange Server 2007
8 37 (78.72%) DHCP
8 37 (78.72%) DNS
8 37 (78.72%) Citrix
9 36 (76.60%) Exchange Server 2003
9 36 (76.60%) XenDesktop
10 34 (72.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 34 (72.34%) SQL Server 2008
10 34 (72.34%) vCloud
10 34 (72.34%) NetBackup
10 34 (72.34%) Clustering
10 34 (72.34%) Veritas
10 34 (72.34%) SQL Server 2000
10 34 (72.34%) Symantec
10 34 (72.34%) Norton AntiVirus
10 34 (72.34%) Blackberry
10 34 (72.34%) Firewall
10 34 (72.34%) Windows 2000
10 34 (72.34%) IIS

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 40 (85.11%) MS Exchange
2 38 (80.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (78.72%) Exchange Server 2007
4 36 (76.60%) Exchange Server 2003
5 34 (72.34%) IIS
6 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 37 (78.72%) DHCP
1 37 (78.72%) DNS
2 34 (72.34%) Firewall
3 7 (14.89%) SAN
3 7 (14.89%) VPN
4 3 (6.38%) NetScaler
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.13%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (80.85%) SQL Server
2 34 (72.34%) SQL Server 2000
2 34 (72.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (78.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 34 (72.34%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (25.53%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) IT Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 34 (72.34%) Blackberry
1 34 (72.34%) Clustering
2 3 (6.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (80.85%) Windows
2 34 (72.34%) Windows 2000
2 34 (72.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (63.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.89%) Project Management
1 7 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (6.38%) Database Mirroring
3 2 (4.26%) Logistics
4 1 (2.13%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) VBScript
1 3 (6.38%) VB
1 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (46.81%) SC Cleared
1 22 (46.81%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.89%) CCNA
2 7 (14.89%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (93.62%) vSphere
2 43 (91.49%) VMware ESX
3 39 (82.98%) Active Directory
4 36 (76.60%) XenDesktop
5 34 (72.34%) vCloud
6 33 (70.21%) XenApp
7 3 (6.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 43 (91.49%) Backup Exec
2 34 (72.34%) Norton AntiVirus
2 34 (72.34%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 46 (97.87%) VMware
2 46 (97.87%) Cisco
3 37 (78.72%) Citrix
4 34 (72.34%) Veritas
4 34 (72.34%) Symantec
5 10 (21.28%) HP
6 9 (19.15%) Websense
7 7 (14.89%) EMC
7 7 (14.89%) Acronis
8 3 (6.38%) IronPort
8 3 (6.38%) Veeam
8 3 (6.38%) SolarWinds
8 3 (6.38%) NetApp
9 1 (2.13%) Sun