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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 557 566 540
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -26
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 70 71 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.32% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 58 47 74
Average salary £43,750 £42,750 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.33% -6.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,250 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
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
20603 21874 21077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 47.12% 46.94% 47.14%
Number of salaries quoted 17334 17926 17484
Average salary £52,500 £51,500 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% +0.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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 +13 10 £31,250 -43.18% 4
Canary Wharf +15 5 £65,000 +8.33%
Ilford - 5 - -
Wembley - 3 £37,500 -
Bromley - 2 £27,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £45,000 -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

1 101 (73.19%) Windows
2 83 (60.14%) Active Directory
3 67 (48.55%) MS Exchange
4 62 (44.93%) Microsoft
5 61 (44.20%) VMware
6 55 (39.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 47 (34.06%) Citrix
8 46 (33.33%) MS Office
9 44 (31.88%) Windows 7
10 41 (29.71%) ITIL
11 40 (28.99%) VMware Infrastructure
12 35 (25.36%) Windows Server 2003
13 33 (23.91%) VPN
13 33 (23.91%) DNS
14 32 (23.19%) TCP/IP
14 32 (23.19%) MS Excel
14 32 (23.19%) Firewall
14 32 (23.19%) Windows Server 2012
15 30 (21.74%) Cisco
16 27 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2010
17 26 (18.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 24 (17.39%) SCCM
19 23 (16.67%) Degree
19 23 (16.67%) Finance
19 23 (16.67%) SharePoint
20 22 (15.94%) Backup Exec
21 21 (15.22%) Symantec
21 21 (15.22%) PowerShell
22 20 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2013
22 20 (14.49%) Blackberry

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 67 (48.55%) MS Exchange
2 27 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (18.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 23 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 20 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (11.59%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (7.97%) Lync
8 7 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (5.07%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (3.62%) IIS
10 3 (2.17%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.45%) Apache
12 1 (0.72%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.72%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.72%) GroupWise
12 1 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.72%) WorkSite
Applications
1 46 (33.33%) MS Office
2 32 (23.19%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.62%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.72%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.70%) Office 365
2 5 (3.62%) SaaS
3 3 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.45%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (23.91%) VPN
1 33 (23.91%) DNS
2 32 (23.19%) Firewall
2 32 (23.19%) TCP/IP
3 19 (13.77%) DHCP
4 11 (7.97%) LAN
5 10 (7.25%) SAN
6 8 (5.80%) Internet
6 8 (5.80%) Wireless
6 8 (5.80%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (5.07%) SSL
7 7 (5.07%) WAN
8 6 (4.35%) LDAP
8 6 (4.35%) Kerberos
8 6 (4.35%) IP Telephony
9 5 (3.62%) SSH
9 5 (3.62%) NetScaler
9 5 (3.62%) PuTTY
9 5 (3.62%) Broadband
9 5 (3.62%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.17%) MySQL
4 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.72%) QlikView
5 1 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
General
1 23 (16.67%) Finance
2 8 (5.80%) Marketing
3 6 (4.35%) Advertising
4 5 (3.62%) Banking
4 5 (3.62%) Back Office
5 4 (2.90%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.90%) Law
6 2 (1.45%) Legal
7 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (35.51%) Analyst
2 28 (20.29%) Support Analyst
3 16 (11.59%) Systems Engineer
4 14 (10.14%) Service Analyst
4 14 (10.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (10.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 13 (9.42%) Administrator
6 9 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (5.80%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (5.80%) IT Support
8 7 (5.07%) Technical Leader
8 7 (5.07%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (4.35%) Consultant
9 6 (4.35%) Desktop Support
10 5 (3.62%) Technical Support
10 5 (3.62%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (3.62%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.62%) Support Specialist
10 5 (3.62%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.45%) Web Services
2 1 (0.72%) EDI
2 1 (0.72%) .NET
2 1 (0.72%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.49%) Blackberry
2 17 (12.32%) Replication
3 12 (8.70%) Hedge funds
4 11 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.62%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.62%) Fat Client
5 5 (3.62%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.90%) iPhone
7 3 (2.17%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.45%) User Experience
8 2 (1.45%) Chemistry
9 1 (0.72%) iPad
9 1 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.72%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.72%) PKI
9 1 (0.72%) CCTV
9 1 (0.72%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.72%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 101 (73.19%) Windows
2 55 (39.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (31.88%) Windows 7
4 35 (25.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 32 (23.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (10.14%) Windows XP
7 13 (9.42%) Linux
8 11 (7.97%) Windows 8
9 10 (7.25%) Mac OS X
10 5 (3.62%) Windows 2000
10 5 (3.62%) Windows Vista
11 4 (2.90%) Android
12 2 (1.45%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.45%) UNIX
13 1 (0.72%) Solaris
13 1 (0.72%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (29.71%) ITIL
2 9 (6.52%) Asset Management
3 8 (5.80%) CRM
3 8 (5.80%) Change Control
3 8 (5.80%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (5.07%) Investment Management
4 7 (5.07%) E-Commerce
4 7 (5.07%) Migration
5 6 (4.35%) Data Management
5 6 (4.35%) SIEM
6 5 (3.62%) Problem Management
6 5 (3.62%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (2.90%) ITSM
7 4 (2.90%) Change Management
7 4 (2.90%) Time Management
7 4 (2.90%) ITIL V3
7 4 (2.90%) IT Asset Management
8 3 (2.17%) Coaching
8 3 (2.17%) Incident Management
9 2 (1.45%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.22%) PowerShell
2 13 (9.42%) SQL
3 6 (4.35%) Perl
3 6 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (0.72%) C
4 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (16.67%) Degree
2 12 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (7.97%) MCSE
4 6 (4.35%) MCP
5 5 (3.62%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.62%) CCSA
6 4 (2.90%) CCNA
7 3 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.45%) MCSA
8 2 (1.45%) CCNP
8 2 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.72%) MCDST
9 1 (0.72%) MCITP
9 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.72%) MCPD
9 1 (0.72%) MOS
9 1 (0.72%) CCENT
9 1 (0.72%) VCP5
9 1 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.72%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.62%) SLA
2 2 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.45%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 83 (60.14%) Active Directory
2 40 (28.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (12.32%) XenApp
4 16 (11.59%) Hyper-V
5 12 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (6.52%) VMware ESX
6 9 (6.52%) vSphere
6 9 (6.52%) vCloud
7 6 (4.35%) XenServer
8 4 (2.90%) UAG
8 4 (2.90%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (2.90%) VMware Server
9 3 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.45%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.72%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 24 (17.39%) SCCM
2 22 (15.94%) Backup Exec
3 15 (10.87%) WSUS
4 11 (7.97%) EMC NetWorker
4 11 (7.97%) Legato
5 9 (6.52%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (3.62%) Casper Suite
7 4 (2.90%) SCOM
7 4 (2.90%) HP SIM
8 3 (2.17%) Cacti
9 1 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.72%) Windows Intune
9 1 (0.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.72%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.72%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.72%) WMI
9 1 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.72%) Nagios
9 1 (0.72%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 62 (44.93%) Microsoft
2 61 (44.20%) VMware
3 47 (34.06%) Citrix
4 30 (21.74%) Cisco
5 21 (15.22%) Symantec
6 20 (14.49%) HP
7 19 (13.77%) EMC
8 17 (12.32%) NetApp
9 15 (10.87%) Apple
10 14 (10.14%) Veeam
11 13 (9.42%) McAfee
11 13 (9.42%) Mitel
12 11 (7.97%) CheckPoint
13 9 (6.52%) Avaya
13 9 (6.52%) F5
13 9 (6.52%) Brocade
13 9 (6.52%) LANDesk
14 8 (5.80%) Reuters
14 8 (5.80%) Bloomberg
15 7 (5.07%) Juniper
London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Amsys
Salary: From £29,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: full corporate benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
South West London
Commensus
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits and bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Health + Life + Gym
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago