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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 133 147 142
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 24 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.01% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 1.90% 0.22% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 3
Average salary £37,500 £29,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.31% +45.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £28,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -22.75%
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
1264 1336 1168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 53.24% 51.21% 51.09%
Number of salaries quoted 982 1096 871
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 July 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 +2 12 - -
Watford - 9 - -
Sophos
East of England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 44 (97.78%) VMware
2 40 (88.89%) Windows
3 39 (86.67%) vSphere
4 37 (82.22%) Firewall
5 36 (80.00%) Microsoft
6 35 (77.78%) Cisco
7 33 (73.33%) MS Exchange
8 32 (71.11%) Active Directory
9 31 (68.89%) Exchange Server 2007
10 30 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 30 (66.67%) VMware ESX
10 30 (66.67%) Backup Exec
11 28 (62.22%) SQL Server
11 28 (62.22%) Exchange Server 2010
12 27 (60.00%) XenDesktop
12 27 (60.00%) DHCP
12 27 (60.00%) DNS
12 27 (60.00%) Citrix
12 27 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
13 25 (55.56%) NetBackup
13 25 (55.56%) Clustering
13 25 (55.56%) SQL Server 2000
13 25 (55.56%) Veritas
13 25 (55.56%) Symantec
13 25 (55.56%) Norton AntiVirus
13 25 (55.56%) Blackberry
13 25 (55.56%) IIS
13 25 (55.56%) Windows 2000
13 25 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
13 25 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 33 (73.33%) MS Exchange
2 31 (68.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 28 (62.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 25 (55.56%) IIS
6 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
6 3 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (6.67%) Lync
7 2 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 37 (82.22%) Firewall
2 27 (60.00%) DHCP
2 27 (60.00%) DNS
3 6 (13.33%) VPN
4 3 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (6.67%) SAN
4 3 (6.67%) FTP
4 3 (6.67%) LAN
4 3 (6.67%) WAN
4 3 (6.67%) BIG-IP
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.44%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (62.22%) SQL Server
2 25 (55.56%) SQL Server 2000
2 25 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (55.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (46.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) IT Security Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) IT Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Network Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Server Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Network Support
8 1 (2.22%) Network Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 25 (55.56%) Blackberry
1 25 (55.56%) Clustering
2 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.67%) EMC VNX
2 3 (6.67%) EFT
3 2 (4.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (88.89%) Windows
2 30 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 25 (55.56%) Windows 2000
3 25 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Security Management
1 9 (20.00%) Risk Management
1 9 (20.00%) Information Security
1 9 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 9 (20.00%) ITIL
1 9 (20.00%) Security Architecture
1 9 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
1 9 (20.00%) Patch Management
1 9 (20.00%) Security Patching
2 3 (6.67%) Load Balancing
2 3 (6.67%) SIEM
2 3 (6.67%) Project Management
3 2 (4.44%) Logistics
3 2 (4.44%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) SQL
1 2 (4.44%) VBScript
1 2 (4.44%) VB
1 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) CCNA
2 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (86.67%) vSphere
2 32 (71.11%) Active Directory
3 30 (66.67%) VMware ESX
4 27 (60.00%) XenDesktop
5 25 (55.56%) vCloud
5 25 (55.56%) XenApp
6 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (6.67%) Terminal Services
9 2 (4.44%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 30 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 25 (55.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 25 (55.56%) NetBackup
3 9 (20.00%) Nessus
3 9 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 44 (97.78%) VMware
2 36 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 35 (77.78%) Cisco
4 27 (60.00%) Citrix
5 25 (55.56%) Veritas
5 25 (55.56%) Symantec
6 14 (31.11%) Websense
7 9 (20.00%) CheckPoint
8 5 (11.11%) HP
8 5 (11.11%) SolarWinds
9 3 (6.67%) F5
9 3 (6.67%) Tripwire
9 3 (6.67%) Fortinet
9 3 (6.67%) EMC
10 2 (4.44%) NetApp
10 2 (4.44%) IronPort
10 2 (4.44%) Veeam
11 1 (2.22%) Sun
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