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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 108 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.17% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £20,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.07%
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
580 489 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 49.91% 40.05% 51.11%
Number of salaries quoted 520 441 325
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £20,000 -
Sophos
South East

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) iPhone
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Law
2 2 (66.67%) Mitel
2 2 (66.67%) Document Management
2 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) ISA Server
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 2 (66.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) ISA Server
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) WSUS
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Mitel
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft