The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 551 561 557
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 86 70 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.34% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 78 51 78
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,350 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,600 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-17.14% -10.25%
Sophos
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21288 20604 23599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.40% 46.15% 46.82%
Number of salaries quoted 17533 17220 20166
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in London

Sophos
Salary Trend in London

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

Sophos Salary Trend in London

Sophos
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos across the London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Sophos Salary Histogram in London

Sophos
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +2 17 £40,000 -20.00%
Croydon - 5 £29,000 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Wembley - 1 £33,500 -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 147 (88.55%) Windows
2 66 (39.76%) Linux
2 66 (39.76%) Microsoft
3 63 (37.95%) Firewall
4 60 (36.14%) DNS
5 51 (30.72%) CheckPoint
6 50 (30.12%) MS Office
6 50 (30.12%) VMware
7 48 (28.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 48 (28.92%) TCP/IP
7 48 (28.92%) VPN
8 47 (28.31%) Cisco
8 47 (28.31%) SharePoint
8 47 (28.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 43 (25.90%) DHCP
10 42 (25.30%) Active Directory
11 41 (24.70%) MS Exchange
12 38 (22.89%) Citrix
12 38 (22.89%) Juniper
13 37 (22.29%) Symantec
13 37 (22.29%) Windows Server 2012
14 36 (21.69%) NetApp
14 36 (21.69%) HP
15 35 (21.08%) SCCM
16 33 (19.88%) SQL Server
17 32 (19.28%) MS Excel
17 32 (19.28%) Finance
18 31 (18.67%) CCSE
19 30 (18.07%) TACACS
20 29 (17.47%) Norton AntiVirus

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 47 (28.31%) SharePoint
2 41 (24.70%) MS Exchange
3 27 (16.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (11.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (9.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 13 (7.83%) IBM Notes
6 13 (7.83%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (3.61%) IIS
8 6 (3.61%) Lotus Domino
9 5 (3.01%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.81%) Lync
10 3 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (1.20%) ArcGIS
11 2 (1.20%) Confluence
12 1 (0.60%) OnBase
Applications
1 50 (30.12%) MS Office
2 32 (19.28%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.81%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (7.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.60%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 63 (37.95%) Firewall
2 60 (36.14%) DNS
3 48 (28.92%) TCP/IP
3 48 (28.92%) VPN
4 43 (25.90%) DHCP
5 30 (18.07%) TACACS
6 29 (17.47%) SAN
7 28 (16.87%) Network Security
8 26 (15.66%) LAN
9 25 (15.06%) SSL
9 25 (15.06%) IPsec
10 21 (12.65%) Internet
11 18 (10.84%) WAN
12 17 (10.24%) NetScreen
13 15 (9.04%) NetScaler
14 14 (8.43%) BIG-IP
15 9 (5.42%) NAS
16 8 (4.82%) Wireless
17 7 (4.22%) SSH
18 4 (2.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (19.88%) SQL Server
2 20 (12.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (10.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.20%) JIRA
General
1 32 (19.28%) Finance
2 19 (11.45%) Banking
3 9 (5.42%) Advertising
4 2 (1.20%) Marketing
4 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.20%) Games
5 1 (0.60%) Back Office
5 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (19.88%) Security Engineer
2 28 (16.87%) Analyst
3 17 (10.24%) Administrator
4 15 (9.04%) Support Specialist
5 14 (8.43%) Firewall Engineer
6 11 (6.63%) Support Analyst
7 10 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (6.02%) Network Engineer
8 9 (5.42%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (5.42%) Support Engineer
9 8 (4.82%) Operations Analyst
9 8 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (4.82%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (4.22%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (4.22%) IT Operations Analyst
11 6 (3.61%) Citrix Engineer
11 6 (3.61%) Network Security Engineer
11 6 (3.61%) Technical Support
11 6 (3.61%) Developer
11 6 (3.61%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.20%) COM
1 2 (1.20%) Web Services
2 1 (0.60%) JSP
2 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.60%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.05%) Hedge funds
2 15 (9.04%) Blackberry
3 8 (4.82%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.41%) iPhone
6 3 (1.81%) iPad
6 3 (1.81%) Spread Betting
7 2 (1.20%) Clustering
7 2 (1.20%) Replication
7 2 (1.20%) GIS
8 1 (0.60%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 147 (88.55%) Windows
2 66 (39.76%) Linux
3 48 (28.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (28.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 37 (22.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (15.06%) Windows 7
7 17 (10.24%) UNIX
8 15 (9.04%) Mac OS X
9 11 (6.63%) Windows XP
10 5 (3.01%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.41%) Android
11 4 (2.41%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.81%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.81%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (1.81%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.87%) ITIL
2 23 (13.86%) SIEM
3 18 (10.84%) Project Management
4 17 (10.24%) CRM
4 17 (10.24%) Incident Management
4 17 (10.24%) Information Security
5 14 (8.43%) Data Security
6 13 (7.83%) Change Management
6 13 (7.83%) Network Monitoring
7 11 (6.63%) Asset Management
8 9 (5.42%) Configuration Management
9 8 (4.82%) Problem Management
9 8 (4.82%) ISMS
9 8 (4.82%) Information Security Management
9 8 (4.82%) Security Management
10 5 (3.01%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.01%) Investment Management
11 4 (2.41%) ITIL V3
11 4 (2.41%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (2.41%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.02%) PowerShell
2 9 (5.42%) Perl
3 8 (4.82%) C++
4 7 (4.22%) VB
5 4 (2.41%) VBScript
6 3 (1.81%) SQL
7 2 (1.20%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.60%) Python
8 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.60%) C
8 1 (0.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (18.67%) CCSE
2 27 (16.27%) CISSP
2 27 (16.27%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (14.46%) CCNP
4 18 (10.84%) Degree
5 17 (10.24%) CCSA
6 13 (7.83%) CCNA
7 12 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (4.82%) JNCIA
8 8 (4.82%) MCP
9 5 (3.01%) MCSE
9 5 (3.01%) MCSA
9 5 (3.01%) MOS
10 3 (1.81%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.20%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.20%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.20%) GCWN
11 2 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.65%) SLA
2 14 (8.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (25.30%) Active Directory
2 27 (16.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (11.45%) XenApp
4 15 (9.04%) XenDesktop
4 15 (9.04%) vSphere
5 13 (7.83%) VMware ESX
5 13 (7.83%) Hyper-V
6 10 (6.02%) SpamAssassin
7 6 (3.61%) XenServer
8 3 (1.81%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.20%) UAG
10 1 (0.60%) vCloud
10 1 (0.60%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.60%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 35 (21.08%) SCCM
2 29 (17.47%) Norton AntiVirus
3 28 (16.87%) HP SIM
4 23 (13.86%) Backup Exec
5 20 (12.05%) Cacti
6 19 (11.45%) SCOM
7 18 (10.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 15 (9.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 13 (7.83%) NetBackup
10 3 (1.81%) Legato
10 3 (1.81%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (1.81%) WSUS
11 1 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.60%) MAILsweeper
11 1 (0.60%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 66 (39.76%) Microsoft
2 51 (30.72%) CheckPoint
3 50 (30.12%) VMware
4 47 (28.31%) Cisco
5 38 (22.89%) Citrix
5 38 (22.89%) Juniper
6 37 (22.29%) Symantec
7 36 (21.69%) NetApp
7 36 (21.69%) HP
8 28 (16.87%) LogRhythm
9 24 (14.46%) Blue Coat
10 18 (10.84%) F5
11 17 (10.24%) SonicWALL
12 15 (9.04%) AppSense
13 13 (7.83%) Lotus
13 13 (7.83%) CA
14 11 (6.63%) Apple
14 11 (6.63%) Veritas
15 9 (5.42%) Dell
16 8 (4.82%) SAP
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