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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 553 556 546
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 74 61 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.30% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 67 50 70
Average salary £47,500 £44,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.74% +36.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,800 £62,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £31,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.93% -7.35%
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
21125 20598 22433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.54% 46.02% 46.77%
Number of salaries quoted 17457 17282 18931
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +11 9 £47,500 -10.37%
Croydon - 3 £27,500 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Wembley - 1 £33,500 -
Paddington - 1 £45,000 -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 140 (86.42%) Windows
2 72 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 62 (38.27%) DNS
3 62 (38.27%) VMware
4 56 (34.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 56 (34.57%) MS Office
5 55 (33.95%) Linux
5 55 (33.95%) TCP/IP
6 54 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 52 (32.10%) Active Directory
8 49 (30.25%) MS Exchange
9 46 (28.40%) DHCP
10 45 (27.78%) Firewall
11 44 (27.16%) Citrix
12 42 (25.93%) Symantec
13 40 (24.69%) NetApp
13 40 (24.69%) SharePoint
14 39 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
15 37 (22.84%) HP
15 37 (22.84%) VPN
16 35 (21.60%) VMware Infrastructure
16 35 (21.60%) Finance
17 34 (20.99%) SCCM
17 34 (20.99%) MS Excel
17 34 (20.99%) CheckPoint
18 33 (20.37%) SQL Server
18 33 (20.37%) Cisco
19 31 (19.14%) SAN
19 31 (19.14%) Norton AntiVirus
20 29 (17.90%) Backup Exec

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 49 (30.25%) MS Exchange
2 40 (24.69%) SharePoint
3 26 (16.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (11.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 13 (8.02%) SharePoint Server
6 13 (8.02%) IBM Notes
7 8 (4.94%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (3.70%) Lync
8 6 (3.70%) IIS
8 6 (3.70%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.85%) ArcGIS
10 3 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.62%) OnBase
11 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 56 (34.57%) MS Office
2 34 (20.99%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.47%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (8.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.62%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 62 (38.27%) DNS
2 55 (33.95%) TCP/IP
3 46 (28.40%) DHCP
4 45 (27.78%) Firewall
5 37 (22.84%) VPN
6 31 (19.14%) SAN
7 23 (14.20%) LAN
8 21 (12.96%) Network Security
9 19 (11.73%) TACACS
10 17 (10.49%) Internet
11 16 (9.88%) NetScaler
12 15 (9.26%) WAN
13 13 (8.02%) BIG-IP
14 11 (6.79%) SSL
14 11 (6.79%) IPsec
15 9 (5.56%) NAS
16 8 (4.94%) SSH
17 7 (4.32%) Wireless
18 6 (3.70%) NetScreen
19 3 (1.85%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 35 (21.60%) Finance
2 20 (12.35%) Banking
3 10 (6.17%) Advertising
4 4 (2.47%) Marketing
5 2 (1.23%) Games
5 2 (1.23%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.62%) Back Office
6 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.62%) Publishing
6 1 (0.62%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (17.90%) Analyst
2 22 (13.58%) Security Engineer
3 18 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (10.49%) Administrator
4 17 (10.49%) Support Specialist
5 15 (9.26%) Systems Engineer
6 13 (8.02%) Firewall Engineer
7 11 (6.79%) Support Analyst
8 10 (6.17%) Network Engineer
9 9 (5.56%) Support Engineer
9 9 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (4.94%) Operations Analyst
10 8 (4.94%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (4.32%) Developer
11 7 (4.32%) Technical Support
11 7 (4.32%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (4.32%) IT Operations Analyst
12 6 (3.70%) Windows Systems Engineer
12 6 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 6 (3.70%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.85%) Web Services
2 2 (1.23%) JSP
3 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.62%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.96%) Hedge funds
2 17 (10.49%) Blackberry
3 6 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.09%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.09%) Replication
5 4 (2.47%) iPhone
6 3 (1.85%) GIS
6 3 (1.85%) Spread Betting
6 3 (1.85%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.85%) iPad
7 2 (1.23%) Clustering
8 1 (0.62%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.62%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.62%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 140 (86.42%) Windows
2 56 (34.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (33.95%) Linux
4 54 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 39 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (14.81%) Windows 7
7 15 (9.26%) Mac OS X
8 12 (7.41%) UNIX
8 12 (7.41%) Windows XP
9 5 (3.09%) Windows 2000
9 5 (3.09%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (1.85%) Android
11 2 (1.23%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (15.43%) ITIL
2 18 (11.11%) CRM
3 17 (10.49%) SIEM
4 14 (8.64%) Asset Management
5 13 (8.02%) Change Management
5 13 (8.02%) Data Security
5 13 (8.02%) Network Monitoring
6 12 (7.41%) Project Management
7 10 (6.17%) Information Security
7 10 (6.17%) Configuration Management
8 9 (5.56%) Incident Management
9 8 (4.94%) Investment Management
10 5 (3.09%) Cyber Security
11 4 (2.47%) ITIL V3
11 4 (2.47%) Mentoring
11 4 (2.47%) Time Management
11 4 (2.47%) Service Delivery
12 3 (1.85%) OOP
12 3 (1.85%) OO
12 3 (1.85%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.79%) PowerShell
2 10 (6.17%) Perl
3 9 (5.56%) C++
4 7 (4.32%) VB
5 4 (2.47%) VBScript
5 4 (2.47%) SQL
6 3 (1.85%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.23%) C
8 1 (0.62%) PHP
8 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.62%) Python
8 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (13.58%) CCSE
2 21 (12.96%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (11.73%) CCNP
4 17 (10.49%) Degree
5 14 (8.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (8.64%) CISSP
6 9 (5.56%) CCSA
7 8 (4.94%) CCNA
7 8 (4.94%) MCP
8 6 (3.70%) MCSE
9 5 (3.09%) MCSA
9 5 (3.09%) MOS
10 3 (1.85%) GCWN
10 3 (1.85%) ISTQB
10 3 (1.85%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (1.23%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.23%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.62%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.02%) PCI DSS
2 11 (6.79%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (32.10%) Active Directory
2 35 (21.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (12.35%) XenApp
4 18 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 16 (9.88%) VMware ESX
5 16 (9.88%) vSphere
6 15 (9.26%) XenDesktop
7 9 (5.56%) SpamAssassin
8 7 (4.32%) XenServer
9 4 (2.47%) UAG
10 3 (1.85%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (1.85%) vCloud
11 2 (1.23%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.62%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 34 (20.99%) SCCM
2 31 (19.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 29 (17.90%) Backup Exec
3 29 (17.90%) HP SIM
4 20 (12.35%) SCOM
5 18 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 15 (9.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 13 (8.02%) NetBackup
8 9 (5.56%) WSUS
8 9 (5.56%) Cacti
9 7 (4.32%) Legato
9 7 (4.32%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.62%) MAILsweeper
10 1 (0.62%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 72 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 62 (38.27%) VMware
3 44 (27.16%) Citrix
4 42 (25.93%) Symantec
5 40 (24.69%) NetApp
6 37 (22.84%) HP
7 34 (20.99%) CheckPoint
8 33 (20.37%) Cisco
9 22 (13.58%) Juniper
10 21 (12.96%) F5
11 17 (10.49%) SonicWALL
12 16 (9.88%) AppSense
13 14 (8.64%) Veritas
14 13 (8.02%) Lotus
14 13 (8.02%) CA
15 11 (6.79%) Apple
15 11 (6.79%) LogRhythm
16 10 (6.17%) Blue Coat
17 9 (5.56%) Dell
17 9 (5.56%) Bloomberg
South Croydon, Surrey
Amsys
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Caretower
Salary: From £17,000 to £23,000 per annum Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
East London
Amsys
Salary: £30,000 per annum (negotiable)
Posted: 9 days ago
South Croydon, Surrey
Amsys
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
North London
Caretower
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
North London
Caretower
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 26 days ago