The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the London region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sophos PLC.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 538 531 564
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +33
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 98 78 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 0.38% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 84 57 59
Average salary £40,000 £46,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +29.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-25.33% -6.25%
Vendors Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22307 20671 23892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.63% 46.69% 46.61%
Number of salaries quoted 18529 17143 20601
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 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sophos
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -18 13 £38,750 +10.71%
Croydon - 5 £29,000 -
Wembley - 4 £30,000 -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 154 (89.02%) Windows
2 79 (45.66%) Linux
3 73 (42.20%) Firewall
4 66 (38.15%) VPN
5 65 (37.57%) Microsoft
6 58 (33.53%) CheckPoint
7 56 (32.37%) Cisco
8 55 (31.79%) DNS
9 53 (30.64%) SharePoint
10 49 (28.32%) TCP/IP
11 46 (26.59%) MS Exchange
12 44 (25.43%) MS Office
12 44 (25.43%) Active Directory
13 43 (24.86%) Juniper
14 41 (23.70%) Finance
14 41 (23.70%) Windows Server 2008
15 38 (21.97%) DHCP
16 37 (21.39%) ITIL
16 37 (21.39%) LogRhythm
17 36 (20.81%) Windows Server 2003
17 36 (20.81%) VMware
17 36 (20.81%) SCCM
18 35 (20.23%) Windows 7
18 35 (20.23%) CCSE
18 35 (20.23%) TACACS
19 34 (19.65%) Citrix
19 34 (19.65%) CISSP
20 33 (19.08%) SSL
20 33 (19.08%) IPsec
21 32 (18.50%) Symantec

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 53 (30.64%) SharePoint
2 46 (26.59%) MS Exchange
3 31 (17.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (9.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 13 (7.51%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (7.51%) IBM Notes
6 10 (5.78%) SharePoint Server
7 9 (5.20%) Confluence
7 9 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (4.05%) IIS
9 5 (2.89%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (2.89%) Lotus Domino
10 3 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 44 (25.43%) MS Office
2 31 (17.92%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (5.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.58%) Line 50
2 1 (0.58%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 73 (42.20%) Firewall
2 66 (38.15%) VPN
3 55 (31.79%) DNS
4 49 (28.32%) TCP/IP
5 38 (21.97%) DHCP
6 35 (20.23%) TACACS
7 33 (19.08%) SSL
7 33 (19.08%) IPsec
8 31 (17.92%) LAN
9 30 (17.34%) Network Security
10 26 (15.03%) WAN
11 25 (14.45%) NetScreen
12 23 (13.29%) Internet
13 21 (12.14%) SAN
14 14 (8.09%) BIG-IP
15 13 (7.51%) Intranet
15 13 (7.51%) Wireless
16 8 (4.62%) NAS
16 8 (4.62%) NetScaler
17 5 (2.89%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.92%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (8.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (5.20%) JIRA
General
1 41 (23.70%) Finance
2 13 (7.51%) Banking
3 11 (6.36%) Advertising
4 8 (4.62%) Marketing
5 3 (1.73%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.73%) Games
6 1 (0.58%) Publishing
6 1 (0.58%) Legal
6 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.58%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (21.97%) Security Engineer
2 32 (18.50%) Analyst
3 17 (9.83%) Administrator
4 14 (8.09%) Support Analyst
4 14 (8.09%) Firewall Engineer
5 13 (7.51%) Support Specialist
6 11 (6.36%) Network Engineer
7 9 (5.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (5.20%) Developer
7 9 (5.20%) Support Engineer
8 8 (4.62%) Operations Analyst
9 7 (4.05%) IT Operations Analyst
9 7 (4.05%) Technical Support Analyst
9 7 (4.05%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (4.05%) Desktop Support
9 7 (4.05%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (4.05%) Technical Support
9 7 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (3.47%) Network Security Engineer
10 6 (3.47%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.62%) COM
2 1 (0.58%) .NET
2 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.56%) Blackberry
2 17 (9.83%) Hedge funds
3 15 (8.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.31%) iPhone
5 3 (1.73%) iPad
5 3 (1.73%) Spread Betting
6 2 (1.16%) Clustering
7 1 (0.58%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 154 (89.02%) Windows
2 79 (45.66%) Linux
3 41 (23.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (20.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (20.23%) Windows 7
6 26 (15.03%) UNIX
7 24 (13.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (9.83%) Mac OS X
9 7 (4.05%) Windows 8
10 6 (3.47%) Windows XP
11 4 (2.31%) Android
12 3 (1.73%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (1.16%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (21.39%) ITIL
2 27 (15.61%) SIEM
3 22 (12.72%) Information Security
4 21 (12.14%) Incident Management
5 16 (9.25%) Project Management
6 14 (8.09%) Data Security
7 13 (7.51%) ISMS
7 13 (7.51%) Security Management
7 13 (7.51%) Information Security Management
7 13 (7.51%) Change Management
8 12 (6.94%) Problem Management
8 12 (6.94%) Asset Management
9 11 (6.36%) CRM
10 10 (5.78%) Network Monitoring
11 9 (5.20%) E-Commerce
12 8 (4.62%) Workflow
12 8 (4.62%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (4.05%) OOP
13 7 (4.05%) OO
13 7 (4.05%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.09%) Perl
2 13 (7.51%) C++
3 11 (6.36%) PowerShell
4 6 (3.47%) VB
5 3 (1.73%) SQL
5 3 (1.73%) VBScript
6 1 (0.58%) PHP
6 1 (0.58%) Python
6 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (20.23%) CCSE
2 34 (19.65%) CISSP
3 30 (17.34%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (15.03%) CCNP
5 22 (12.72%) Degree
6 21 (12.14%) CCSA
7 16 (9.25%) CCNA
7 16 (9.25%) MCP
8 12 (6.94%) JNCIA
9 11 (6.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (4.62%) MCSA
11 7 (4.05%) MOS
12 3 (1.73%) MCSE
13 2 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
14 1 (0.58%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (17.92%) SLA
2 15 (8.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (25.43%) Active Directory
2 18 (10.40%) SpamAssassin
3 16 (9.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (8.67%) XenApp
5 11 (6.36%) VMware ESX
6 10 (5.78%) vSphere
7 8 (4.62%) XenDesktop
8 7 (4.05%) Hyper-V
9 6 (3.47%) XenServer
10 3 (1.73%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.58%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.58%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 36 (20.81%) SCCM
2 25 (14.45%) Cacti
3 24 (13.87%) Backup Exec
3 24 (13.87%) Norton AntiVirus
4 19 (10.98%) HP SIM
5 15 (8.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 11 (6.36%) SCOM
7 10 (5.78%) NetBackup
8 8 (4.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (2.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 65 (37.57%) Microsoft
2 58 (33.53%) CheckPoint
3 56 (32.37%) Cisco
4 43 (24.86%) Juniper
5 37 (21.39%) LogRhythm
6 36 (20.81%) VMware
7 34 (19.65%) Citrix
8 32 (18.50%) Symantec
9 31 (17.92%) Blue Coat
10 26 (15.03%) HP
10 26 (15.03%) NetApp
11 21 (12.14%) F5
12 14 (8.09%) SonicWALL
13 13 (7.51%) Lotus
14 11 (6.36%) Apple
15 10 (5.78%) CA
16 9 (5.20%) Veritas
16 9 (5.20%) Dell
16 9 (5.20%) Avaya
17 8 (4.62%) SAP
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