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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 606 584 578
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -6
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 37 63 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.090% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.31% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 33 54 54
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £22,650 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
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
18122 20030 20103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 44.18% 48.09% 47.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15301 16901 16244
Average salary £53,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.95% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
Bromley +5 2 £24,750 -1.00%
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 79 (85.87%) Windows
2 68 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 68 (73.91%) Active Directory
3 57 (61.96%) Windows Server
4 56 (60.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (56.52%) VMware
6 47 (51.09%) Citrix
7 42 (45.65%) MS Excel
8 36 (39.13%) SCCM
9 34 (36.96%) MS Exchange
10 31 (33.70%) Windows 7
11 28 (30.43%) XenApp
11 28 (30.43%) MS Office
11 28 (30.43%) SCOM
12 27 (29.35%) ITIL
12 27 (29.35%) Windows Server 2012
13 25 (27.17%) Exchange Server 2010
13 25 (27.17%) DNS
13 25 (27.17%) Banking
14 24 (26.09%) AppSense
14 24 (26.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 24 (26.09%) Lumension
15 23 (25.00%) DHCP
15 23 (25.00%) HP
16 21 (22.83%) Firewall
17 18 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
17 18 (19.57%) TCP/IP
18 17 (18.48%) Microsoft Certification
18 17 (18.48%) VMware Infrastructure
18 17 (18.48%) Exchange Server 2007

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 34 (36.96%) MS Exchange
2 25 (27.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (18.48%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (9.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (8.70%) SharePoint
6 6 (6.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (5.43%) ArcGIS
7 5 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (5.43%) WebSphere
7 5 (5.43%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (3.26%) Skype for Business
9 2 (2.17%) Apache
9 2 (2.17%) MS Project Server
10 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 42 (45.65%) MS Excel
2 28 (30.43%) MS Office
3 5 (5.43%) Photoshop
4 3 (3.26%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (4.35%) Bankmaster
3 2 (2.17%) Infor SunSystems
3 2 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.61%) Mimecast
1 7 (7.61%) SaaS
2 6 (6.52%) Office 365
3 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (27.17%) DNS
2 23 (25.00%) DHCP
3 21 (22.83%) Firewall
4 18 (19.57%) TCP/IP
5 13 (14.13%) LAN
6 12 (13.04%) SAN
7 11 (11.96%) VPN
8 10 (10.87%) Remote Desktop
9 9 (9.78%) Network Security
9 9 (9.78%) WAN
10 7 (7.61%) NetScaler
10 7 (7.61%) VoIP
11 6 (6.52%) LDAP
11 6 (6.52%) VLAN
12 5 (5.43%) Internet
12 5 (5.43%) Wireless
13 4 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (4.35%) PABX
14 3 (3.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (5.43%) GIS
3 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.26%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.17%) MySQL
6 2 (2.17%) Navicat
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) ClearCase
1 5 (5.43%) Eclipse
General
1 25 (27.17%) Banking
2 16 (17.39%) Finance
3 6 (6.52%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.43%) Retail
5 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.09%) Electronics
6 1 (1.09%) Games
6 1 (1.09%) Marketing
6 1 (1.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (25.00%) Server Administrator
1 23 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
1 23 (25.00%) Windows Server Administrator
2 19 (20.65%) Analyst
3 17 (18.48%) Windows Engineer
4 16 (17.39%) Windows Server Engineer
5 15 (16.30%) Server Engineer
6 14 (15.22%) Junior
7 13 (14.13%) Administrator
8 10 (10.87%) Support Analyst
8 10 (10.87%) Support Engineer
9 9 (9.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (9.78%) IT Support
10 8 (8.70%) Wintel Engineer
11 6 (6.52%) Desktop Support
11 6 (6.52%) IT Engineer
11 6 (6.52%) IT Technician
11 6 (6.52%) Wintel Server Engineer
12 5 (5.43%) Senior IT Engineer
12 5 (5.43%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.43%) Dojo
1 5 (5.43%) GWT
1 5 (5.43%) J2EE
1 5 (5.43%) JSF
1 5 (5.43%) Web Services
1 5 (5.43%) XML
2 2 (2.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) Blackberry
2 7 (7.61%) Replication
3 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.35%) Handset
5 3 (3.26%) iPhone
6 2 (2.17%) Clustering
6 2 (2.17%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.17%) iPad
6 2 (2.17%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.17%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.09%) Informatics
7 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.09%) NHS
7 1 (1.09%) Online Games
7 1 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 79 (85.87%) Windows
2 57 (61.96%) Windows Server
3 56 (60.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (33.70%) Windows 7
5 27 (29.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (16.30%) Linux
8 11 (11.96%) Windows XP
9 9 (9.78%) Windows 8
10 7 (7.61%) Mac OS X
11 4 (4.35%) Android
11 4 (4.35%) Ubuntu
11 4 (4.35%) Windows 10
11 4 (4.35%) Windows 2000
12 3 (3.26%) Apple iOS
12 3 (3.26%) Unix
12 3 (3.26%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (2.17%) Debian
13 2 (2.17%) Gentoo
13 2 (2.17%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.35%) ITIL
2 12 (13.04%) Change Management
2 12 (13.04%) Incident Management
3 9 (9.78%) SIEM
4 8 (8.70%) Information Security
4 8 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (8.70%) Migration
4 8 (8.70%) Presales
5 7 (7.61%) CRM
5 7 (7.61%) E-Commerce
5 7 (7.61%) Service Management
6 6 (6.52%) Data Protection
6 6 (6.52%) Email Filtering
6 6 (6.52%) Project Management
7 5 (5.43%) Data Migration
7 5 (5.43%) Image Processing
7 5 (5.43%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (5.43%) Test Scripting
7 5 (5.43%) Web Application Development
7 5 (5.43%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.30%) SQL
2 8 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.43%) C
3 5 (5.43%) Java
3 5 (5.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.43%) PL/SQL
3 5 (5.43%) VBScript
4 4 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (18.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (9.78%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (7.61%) Degree
3 7 (7.61%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.52%) DV Cleared
5 5 (5.43%) CCNA
5 5 (5.43%) ISTQB
5 5 (5.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (4.35%) CCNP
6 4 (4.35%) MCDST
6 4 (4.35%) MCSA
6 4 (4.35%) PMI Certification
6 4 (4.35%) PMP
6 4 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.26%) MCSE
8 2 (2.17%) CISM
8 2 (2.17%) CISSP
8 2 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.17%) MCP
8 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) SLA
2 4 (4.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 68 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 28 (30.43%) XenApp
3 17 (18.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (11.96%) vSphere
5 9 (9.78%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (7.61%) Terminal Services
7 6 (6.52%) XenDesktop
8 4 (4.35%) Hyper-V
9 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.17%) pfSense
9 2 (2.17%) Terminal Server
10 1 (1.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.09%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (1.09%) NFS
10 1 (1.09%) Samba
10 1 (1.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 36 (39.13%) SCCM
2 28 (30.43%) SCOM
3 24 (26.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 10 (10.87%) Backup Exec
5 5 (5.43%) EdgeSight
5 5 (5.43%) HP SIM
6 4 (4.35%) Nagios
6 4 (4.35%) Nessus
7 2 (2.17%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (2.17%) Simpana
8 1 (1.09%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.09%) MOM
Vendors
1 68 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 52 (56.52%) VMware
3 47 (51.09%) Citrix
4 24 (26.09%) AppSense
4 24 (26.09%) Lumension
5 23 (25.00%) HP
6 15 (16.30%) Intel Security
7 14 (15.22%) Cisco
7 14 (15.22%) Symantec
8 9 (9.78%) Forcepoint
9 8 (8.70%) Avaya
9 8 (8.70%) CheckPoint
10 7 (7.61%) Kaspersky
10 7 (7.61%) NetApp
11 6 (6.52%) Oracle
11 6 (6.52%) SonicWALL
12 5 (5.43%) Fujitsu
12 5 (5.43%) Google
12 5 (5.43%) Mitel
12 5 (5.43%) SAP
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