The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank - - 89
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - - 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
Sophos
South East

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

Vendors Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
504 627 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 51.17% 53.87% 45.75%
Number of salaries quoted 470 516 449
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £74,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Sophos
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Sophos Salary Trend in Kent

Sophos
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Fat Client
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Patch Management
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Avaya
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
2 2 (66.67%) Thin Client
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Support Supervisor
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Supervisor
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Thin Client
1 2 (66.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Patch Management
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Avaya