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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 563 558 556
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 67 63 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.30% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 62 56 64
Average salary £36,250 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,750 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
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
20908 21051 21989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 47.80% 47.22% 46.66%
Number of salaries quoted 17680 17215 18585
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +7 13 £34,500 -12.10%
Paddington - 1 £45,000 -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 119 (79.33%) Windows
2 79 (52.67%) VMware
3 76 (50.67%) Microsoft
4 66 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 64 (42.67%) Active Directory
6 58 (38.67%) MS Office
7 57 (38.00%) MS Exchange
7 57 (38.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 56 (37.33%) DNS
9 51 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 50 (33.33%) DHCP
10 50 (33.33%) Citrix
11 47 (31.33%) TCP/IP
12 42 (28.00%) NetApp
12 42 (28.00%) Symantec
12 42 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 40 (26.67%) MS Excel
14 37 (24.67%) HP
15 36 (24.00%) SharePoint
16 33 (22.00%) SQL Server
16 33 (22.00%) SCCM
17 32 (21.33%) Backup Exec
18 30 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
19 29 (19.33%) SAN
20 28 (18.67%) HP SIM
21 26 (17.33%) ITIL
21 26 (17.33%) Firewall
21 26 (17.33%) Exchange Server 2007
22 25 (16.67%) Linux
22 25 (16.67%) Finance

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 57 (38.00%) MS Exchange
2 36 (24.00%) SharePoint
3 26 (17.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (11.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 13 (8.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 12 (8.00%) SharePoint Server
8 10 (6.67%) IBM Notes
9 7 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (4.00%) Lync
10 6 (4.00%) Lotus Domino
10 6 (4.00%) IIS
11 3 (2.00%) ArcGIS
11 3 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (1.33%) Apache
13 1 (0.67%) OnBase
13 1 (0.67%) GroupWise
Applications
1 58 (38.67%) MS Office
2 40 (26.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.00%) Office 365
2 2 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 56 (37.33%) DNS
2 50 (33.33%) DHCP
3 47 (31.33%) TCP/IP
4 29 (19.33%) SAN
5 26 (17.33%) Firewall
6 18 (12.00%) Internet
6 18 (12.00%) VPN
7 17 (11.33%) NetScaler
8 15 (10.00%) LAN
9 11 (7.33%) Wireless
10 8 (5.33%) NAS
11 7 (4.67%) SSH
12 6 (4.00%) Network Security
13 5 (3.33%) LDAP
13 5 (3.33%) VoIP
13 5 (3.33%) Kerberos
14 4 (2.67%) WAN
15 3 (2.00%) PBX
15 3 (2.00%) SNMP
15 3 (2.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (9.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.33%) MySQL
General
1 25 (16.67%) Finance
2 17 (11.33%) Banking
3 6 (4.00%) Marketing
4 5 (3.33%) Advertising
5 2 (1.33%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.33%) Law
6 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (22.67%) Analyst
2 20 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (12.67%) Systems Engineer
4 16 (10.67%) Administrator
5 15 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 12 (8.00%) Support Specialist
7 10 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (6.00%) Support Engineer
9 8 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (4.67%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (4.67%) Security Engineer
10 7 (4.67%) Citrix Engineer
10 7 (4.67%) IT Support
10 7 (4.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
11 6 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
11 6 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
11 6 (4.00%) Service Analyst
11 6 (4.00%) Desktop Support
12 5 (3.33%) Consultant
12 5 (3.33%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.00%) Web Services
2 2 (1.33%) JSP
3 1 (0.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.33%) Hedge funds
2 13 (8.67%) Blackberry
3 12 (8.00%) Replication
4 10 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.33%) iPhone
6 3 (2.00%) Spread Betting
6 3 (2.00%) GIS
6 3 (2.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.33%) Chemistry
7 2 (1.33%) iPad
8 1 (0.67%) User Experience
8 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.67%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.67%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.67%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.67%) CCTV
8 1 (0.67%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.67%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 119 (79.33%) Windows
2 66 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (38.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 42 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (16.67%) Linux
6 24 (16.00%) Windows 7
7 15 (10.00%) Mac OS X
8 13 (8.67%) Windows XP
9 9 (6.00%) Windows 2000
10 6 (4.00%) Apple iOS
11 5 (3.33%) Android
12 4 (2.67%) UNIX
13 3 (2.00%) Windows Vista
14 2 (1.33%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.33%) ITIL
2 21 (14.00%) CRM
3 12 (8.00%) Asset Management
3 12 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
4 11 (7.33%) Change Management
4 11 (7.33%) Project Management
5 9 (6.00%) Investment Management
6 8 (5.33%) Configuration Management
7 6 (4.00%) Change Control
8 5 (3.33%) Time Management
8 5 (3.33%) Information Security
8 5 (3.33%) SIEM
9 4 (2.67%) Cyber Security
9 4 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.00%) ITSM
10 3 (2.00%) Migration
10 3 (2.00%) E-Commerce
10 3 (2.00%) PRINCE2
10 3 (2.00%) Incident Management
10 3 (2.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.67%) SQL
1 10 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 7 (4.67%) VB
3 5 (3.33%) VBScript
4 4 (2.67%) Perl
5 3 (2.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.33%) Python
6 2 (1.33%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.33%) C
6 2 (1.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (12.00%) Degree
2 10 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.67%) CCNA
3 7 (4.67%) MCSE
3 7 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.33%) MCP
5 4 (2.67%) CCNP
6 3 (2.00%) CISSP
6 3 (2.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.00%) GCWN
6 3 (2.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.33%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.67%) MCDST
8 1 (0.67%) MCITP
8 1 (0.67%) MCPD
8 1 (0.67%) CCENT
8 1 (0.67%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.67%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.00%) SLA
2 2 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 64 (42.67%) Active Directory
2 51 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (16.00%) Hyper-V
4 22 (14.67%) XenApp
5 20 (13.33%) vSphere
6 19 (12.67%) VMware ESX
7 15 (10.00%) XenDesktop
8 8 (5.33%) vCloud
9 5 (3.33%) XenServer
10 4 (2.67%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (2.67%) UAG
11 3 (2.00%) VMware Server
11 3 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (1.33%) SpamAssassin
13 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 33 (22.00%) SCCM
2 32 (21.33%) Backup Exec
3 30 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 28 (18.67%) HP SIM
5 20 (13.33%) SCOM
6 16 (10.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 15 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 15 (10.00%) EdgeSight
8 12 (8.00%) Legato
8 12 (8.00%) NetBackup
8 12 (8.00%) EMC NetWorker
9 11 (7.33%) WSUS
10 2 (1.33%) Casper Suite
10 2 (1.33%) Cacti
10 2 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.67%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.67%) WMI
11 1 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.67%) ZENworks
11 1 (0.67%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 79 (52.67%) VMware
2 76 (50.67%) Microsoft
3 50 (33.33%) Citrix
4 42 (28.00%) NetApp
4 42 (28.00%) Symantec
5 37 (24.67%) HP
6 23 (15.33%) Cisco
7 16 (10.67%) AppSense
8 15 (10.00%) EMC
9 14 (9.33%) Veeam
10 13 (8.67%) Mitel
10 13 (8.67%) Apple
11 12 (8.00%) CA
12 11 (7.33%) Veritas
12 11 (7.33%) CheckPoint
13 10 (6.67%) McAfee
13 10 (6.67%) Lotus
13 10 (6.67%) Juniper
14 8 (5.33%) Brocade
14 8 (5.33%) SonicWALL
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