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 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 98 - 91
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.090% - 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% - 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £25,000 - £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £28,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+33.92% -25.33%
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
472 584 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 42.68% 52.05% 45.26%
Number of salaries quoted 427 502 393
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,500 £55,000
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 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Patch Management
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Avaya
2 3 (75.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) iPad
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) Legal
4 1 (25.00%) iPhone
4 1 (25.00%) WorkSite
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (25.00%) WorkSite
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) 3G
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) IT Support
2 2 (50.00%) IT Technician
2 2 (50.00%) Desktop Technician
2 2 (50.00%) Support Technician
2 2 (50.00%) Help Desk Technician
2 2 (50.00%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (25.00%) Support Supervisor
3 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Supervisor
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (25.00%) iPhone
2 1 (25.00%) iPad
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Patch Management
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Avaya
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix