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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 538 565 560
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -5
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 67 63 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.31% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 59 52 57
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,150 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,750 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-5.51% +4.09%
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
19831 20296 21156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 48.04% 47.50% 46.55%
Number of salaries quoted 16797 16431 17848
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +12 17 £34,750 -4.79% 2
Wembley -3 2 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 100 (74.07%) Windows
2 72 (53.33%) VMware
3 71 (52.59%) Active Directory
4 63 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 56 (41.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 54 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 53 (39.26%) MS Exchange
8 48 (35.56%) Citrix
8 48 (35.56%) MS Office
9 45 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 42 (31.11%) DNS
11 37 (27.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 36 (26.67%) DHCP
12 36 (26.67%) TCP/IP
13 35 (25.93%) MS Excel
14 30 (22.22%) NetApp
15 28 (20.74%) ITIL
16 27 (20.00%) SharePoint
16 27 (20.00%) SCCM
16 27 (20.00%) Windows 7
17 26 (19.26%) HP
17 26 (19.26%) Symantec
18 24 (17.78%) VPN
18 24 (17.78%) Backup Exec
19 23 (17.04%) Hyper-V
20 22 (16.30%) XenApp
20 22 (16.30%) SQL Server
20 22 (16.30%) SAN
21 20 (14.81%) Firewall
21 20 (14.81%) HP SIM

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 53 (39.26%) MS Exchange
2 27 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 19 (14.07%) Exchange Server 2007
3 19 (14.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 16 (11.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 15 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (5.19%) Lync
6 7 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (2.96%) IIS
9 3 (2.22%) IBM Notes
9 3 (2.22%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (2.22%) ArcGIS
9 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.48%) Apache
11 1 (0.74%) OnBase
11 1 (0.74%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.74%) WorkSite
Applications
1 48 (35.56%) MS Office
2 35 (25.93%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.22%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.44%) Office 365
2 3 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.48%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 42 (31.11%) DNS
2 36 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 36 (26.67%) DHCP
3 24 (17.78%) VPN
4 22 (16.30%) SAN
5 20 (14.81%) Firewall
6 16 (11.85%) NetScaler
7 14 (10.37%) LAN
8 13 (9.63%) Internet
9 10 (7.41%) Wireless
10 5 (3.70%) LDAP
10 5 (3.70%) Kerberos
11 4 (2.96%) VoIP
11 4 (2.96%) Network Security
12 3 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (2.22%) NAS
12 3 (2.22%) MRTG
12 3 (2.22%) Unified Communications
12 3 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (2.22%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.30%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.19%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.48%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.48%) MySQL
General
1 19 (14.07%) Finance
2 17 (12.59%) Banking
3 8 (5.93%) Marketing
4 5 (3.70%) Advertising
4 5 (3.70%) Law
5 3 (2.22%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.48%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (27.41%) Analyst
2 17 (12.59%) Support Analyst
2 17 (12.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (11.85%) Systems Engineer
4 13 (9.63%) Administrator
5 11 (8.15%) Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (8.15%) Service Analyst
6 8 (5.93%) Support Specialist
6 8 (5.93%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (5.19%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (5.19%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (5.19%) Citrix Engineer
7 7 (5.19%) IT Support
8 6 (4.44%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 6 (4.44%) Storage Analyst
8 6 (4.44%) Security Engineer
8 6 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (3.70%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.70%) Technical Support
9 5 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.22%) Web Services
2 2 (1.48%) JSP
3 1 (0.74%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.85%) Blackberry
2 15 (11.11%) Replication
3 14 (10.37%) Hedge funds
4 6 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.96%) iPhone
5 4 (2.96%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.22%) GIS
7 2 (1.48%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.48%) Chemistry
7 2 (1.48%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.48%) User Experience
8 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.74%) iPad
8 1 (0.74%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.74%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.74%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.74%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 100 (74.07%) Windows
2 56 (41.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 37 (27.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 14 (10.37%) Windows XP
6 14 (10.37%) Mac OS X
7 13 (9.63%) Linux
8 9 (6.67%) Windows 2000
9 5 (3.70%) Windows Vista
9 5 (3.70%) Apple iOS
9 5 (3.70%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.96%) Android
11 3 (2.22%) UNIX
12 1 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.74%) ITIL
2 15 (11.11%) CRM
3 10 (7.41%) Asset Management
4 9 (6.67%) Project Management
4 9 (6.67%) Investment Management
5 8 (5.93%) Change Management
6 7 (5.19%) Change Control
7 5 (3.70%) Time Management
7 5 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (3.70%) E-Commerce
7 5 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (2.96%) Cyber Security
8 4 (2.96%) ITSM
8 4 (2.96%) Information Security
8 4 (2.96%) ITIL V3
9 3 (2.22%) SIEM
9 3 (2.22%) Image Processing
9 3 (2.22%) Data Migration
9 3 (2.22%) Load Balancing
9 3 (2.22%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.89%) SQL
2 10 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.22%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.22%) VBScript
3 3 (2.22%) Perl
4 2 (1.48%) VB
4 2 (1.48%) Python
4 2 (1.48%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.48%) C
5 1 (0.74%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (11.11%) Degree
2 10 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.19%) MCSE
4 6 (4.44%) MCP
5 5 (3.70%) CCNA
5 5 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.96%) CCNP
7 3 (2.22%) CISSP
7 3 (2.22%) ISTQB
7 3 (2.22%) GCWN
7 3 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.48%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.48%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.74%) MCDST
9 1 (0.74%) MCITP
9 1 (0.74%) MOS
9 1 (0.74%) MCPD
9 1 (0.74%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 71 (52.59%) Active Directory
2 54 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (17.04%) Hyper-V
4 22 (16.30%) XenApp
5 13 (9.63%) VMware ESX
5 13 (9.63%) XenDesktop
5 13 (9.63%) vSphere
6 11 (8.15%) vCloud
7 7 (5.19%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (2.96%) UAG
9 3 (2.22%) VMware Server
9 3 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (2.22%) XenServer
10 2 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.74%) SpamAssassin
11 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 27 (20.00%) SCCM
2 24 (17.78%) Backup Exec
3 20 (14.81%) HP SIM
4 17 (12.59%) SCOM
5 16 (11.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 15 (11.11%) Legato
6 15 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
7 14 (10.37%) WSUS
8 13 (9.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 13 (9.63%) EdgeSight
9 6 (4.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 5 (3.70%) Casper Suite
10 5 (3.70%) NetBackup
11 3 (2.22%) Cacti
12 2 (1.48%) McAfee ePO
13 1 (0.74%) SCVMM
13 1 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 1 (0.74%) ZENworks
13 1 (0.74%) MAILsweeper
13 1 (0.74%) WMI
Vendors
1 72 (53.33%) VMware
2 63 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 48 (35.56%) Citrix
4 30 (22.22%) NetApp
5 26 (19.26%) HP
5 26 (19.26%) Symantec
6 18 (13.33%) EMC
6 18 (13.33%) Cisco
7 17 (12.59%) Veeam
8 15 (11.11%) AppSense
9 13 (9.63%) Mitel
9 13 (9.63%) Apple
10 11 (8.15%) Brocade
11 9 (6.67%) McAfee
11 9 (6.67%) CheckPoint
12 8 (5.93%) Bloomberg
12 8 (5.93%) Veritas
12 8 (5.93%) Juniper
12 8 (5.93%) SonicWALL
12 8 (5.93%) F5
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wembley
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
South West London
Commensus
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
South West London
Commensus
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago