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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 181 154 159
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +5
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.054% 0.038% 0.036%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.080% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £31,500 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-22.85% -7.89%
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
1914 1257 1321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 51.86% 47.18% 47.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1388 993 1033
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) CommVault
1 5 (100.00%) NetApp
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) iSCSI
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) vSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) CommVault
1 5 (100.00%) NetApp
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) HP