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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 163 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 10 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.29% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.64% - -
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £28,500 £27,750
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +2.70%
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
1554 1585 1317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 45.36% 43.39% 49.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1214 1286 1070
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Sophos Salary Histogram in Leeds

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) DNS
2 11 (61.11%) Dell
3 9 (50.00%) Firewall
3 9 (50.00%) Clustering
3 9 (50.00%) Network Design
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (50.00%) CentOS
3 9 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (50.00%) Linux
3 9 (50.00%) Web Services
3 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (38.89%) SCDPM
4 7 (38.89%) LAN
4 7 (38.89%) WAN
4 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
4 7 (38.89%) Data Protection
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (33.33%) ITIL
6 5 (27.78%) DHCP
6 5 (27.78%) MCSE
6 5 (27.78%) SSL
6 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
6 5 (27.78%) DevOps

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (22.22%) nginx
3 4 (22.22%) Apache
4 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (11.11%) Lync
5 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 9 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (22.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 4 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (22.22%) Amazon S3
3 2 (11.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) DNS
2 9 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 9 (50.00%) Firewall
3 7 (38.89%) LAN
3 7 (38.89%) WAN
4 5 (27.78%) DHCP
4 5 (27.78%) SSL
5 4 (22.22%) PBX
5 4 (22.22%) VLAN
5 4 (22.22%) Network Security
5 4 (22.22%) NAS
6 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.56%) VPN
7 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Junior
2 2 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
2 2 (11.11%) Support Specialist
2 2 (11.11%) Applications Support
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Applications Support Specialist
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Clustering
2 4 (22.22%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (50.00%) CentOS
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 2000
4 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Network Design
2 7 (38.89%) Data Protection
3 6 (33.33%) ITIL
4 5 (27.78%) DevOps
5 4 (22.22%) BCP
6 2 (11.11%) Service Management
6 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Time Management
6 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
7 1 (5.56%) Line Management
7 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Management
7 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) PHP
1 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (27.78%) MCSE
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.11%) vSphere
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) SCDPM
2 4 (22.22%) Nagios
2 4 (22.22%) SCOM
3 2 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (11.11%) SCCM
3 2 (11.11%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Dell
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) HP
3 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) Akamai
3 4 (22.22%) QNAP
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) IBM
5 2 (11.11%) Symantec