The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 184 182 146
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -36
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 1 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.029% 0.14% 0.039%
As % of the Vendors category 0.064% 0.28% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £33,500 £31,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.34% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £28,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+33.92% -25.33%
Sophos
West Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1557 1805 1195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 44.65% 49.08% 47.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1262 1362 911
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Sophos
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Sophos Salary Trend in Leeds

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 9 (75.00%) Dell
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) Clustering
3 7 (58.33%) Network Design
3 7 (58.33%) CentOS
3 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (58.33%) Web Services
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Ethernet
3 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
4 5 (41.67%) DevOps
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL
4 5 (41.67%) DNS
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (41.67%) HP
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) VMware
5 4 (33.33%) SCOM
5 4 (33.33%) BCP
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) VLAN
6 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
6 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 7

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (16.67%) Apache
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (16.67%) nginx
3 2 (16.67%) Lync
4 1 (8.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (25.00%) Mimecast
3 2 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (16.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) Ethernet
3 5 (41.67%) DNS
4 3 (25.00%) VLAN
5 2 (16.67%) Network Security
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) NAS
5 2 (16.67%) SSL
5 2 (16.67%) LAN
5 2 (16.67%) PBX
5 2 (16.67%) WAN
6 1 (8.33%) DHCP
6 1 (8.33%) SAN
6 1 (8.33%) MPLS
6 1 (8.33%) ADSL
6 1 (8.33%) VPN
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Support Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Junior
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Support Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Clustering
2 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (16.67%) CMDB
4 1 (8.33%) Replication
4 1 (8.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
1 7 (58.33%) CentOS
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000
5 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Network Design
2 5 (41.67%) DevOps
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) BCP
4 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 2 (16.67%) Time Management
5 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (8.33%) Software Distribution
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) KVM
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCOM
2 2 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (16.67%) SCDPM
2 2 (16.67%) SCOrch
2 2 (16.67%) Nagios
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Dell
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) HP
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) Symantec
4 2 (16.67%) Akamai
4 2 (16.67%) QNAP
5 1 (8.33%) Websense
5 1 (8.33%) Avaya