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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 92 92 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.10% 0.092% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £32,000 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.63% -
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £34,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-15.94% -8.00%
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
518 413 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 52.17% 38.13% 50.95%
Number of salaries quoted 426 362 343
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) ISA Server
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) ISA Server
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds