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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 556 553 533
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -20
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 75 99 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.44% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 70 85 58
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £65,000 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £28,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+44.64% -25.33%
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
19758 22300 20523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 44.71% 46.32% 46.30%
Number of salaries quoted 16553 18467 17008
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +39 16 £37,500 -3.22% 4
Bermondsey - 6 £21,750 -
Northwood - 3 £21,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £25,000 -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 121 (83.45%) Windows
2 91 (62.76%) Microsoft
3 90 (62.07%) Active Directory
4 77 (53.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 63 (43.45%) MS Exchange
6 57 (39.31%) VMware
7 52 (35.86%) Firewall
8 51 (35.17%) Windows 7
9 49 (33.79%) Exchange Server 2010
10 47 (32.41%) TCP/IP
11 46 (31.72%) DNS
12 44 (30.34%) MS Office
13 42 (28.97%) Cisco
13 42 (28.97%) Windows Server 2012
14 41 (28.28%) Citrix
15 40 (27.59%) HP
15 40 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
16 37 (25.52%) DHCP
16 37 (25.52%) VMware Infrastructure
17 35 (24.14%) MS Excel
17 35 (24.14%) ITIL
17 35 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2013
18 32 (22.07%) McAfee
18 32 (22.07%) Exchange Server 2007
19 30 (20.69%) SQL Server
19 30 (20.69%) Windows 8
20 28 (19.31%) Symantec
21 27 (18.62%) Degree
22 25 (17.24%) Windows XP
23 24 (16.55%) Microsoft Certification

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 63 (43.45%) MS Exchange
2 49 (33.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 32 (22.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 23 (15.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 20 (13.79%) SharePoint
7 16 (11.03%) Lync
8 8 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (4.14%) WordPress
10 5 (3.45%) MS Project Server
11 4 (2.76%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (2.76%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (2.07%) WorkSite
12 3 (2.07%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2000
14 1 (0.69%) IIS
Applications
1 44 (30.34%) MS Office
2 35 (24.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.76%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.69%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.66%) SaaS
2 9 (6.21%) Office 365
3 7 (4.83%) Mimecast
3 7 (4.83%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (35.86%) Firewall
2 47 (32.41%) TCP/IP
3 46 (31.72%) DNS
4 37 (25.52%) DHCP
5 18 (12.41%) Wireless
6 17 (11.72%) SAN
7 14 (9.66%) WAN
8 12 (8.28%) SSL
9 11 (7.59%) VPN
10 9 (6.21%) Internet
10 9 (6.21%) NetScaler
11 7 (4.83%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (3.45%) PuTTY
12 5 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (3.45%) SSH
12 5 (3.45%) 3G
12 5 (3.45%) SMTP
12 5 (3.45%) LDAP
12 5 (3.45%) Broadband
12 5 (3.45%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.69%) MySQL
5 1 (0.69%) QlikView
General
1 14 (9.66%) Finance
2 8 (5.52%) Legal
3 5 (3.45%) Law
3 5 (3.45%) Back Office
3 5 (3.45%) Banking
4 3 (2.07%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.07%) Advertising
5 2 (1.38%) Local Government
6 1 (0.69%) Publishing
6 1 (0.69%) Retail
6 1 (0.69%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (24.83%) Analyst
2 23 (15.86%) Support Analyst
3 22 (15.17%) 3rd Line Support
4 18 (12.41%) Support Engineer
5 16 (11.03%) Network Support
6 15 (10.34%) Consultant
7 14 (9.66%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 13 (8.97%) Team Leader
8 13 (8.97%) Systems Engineer
9 12 (8.28%) IT Support
10 10 (6.90%) IT Technician
10 10 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (6.90%) Sales Consultant
10 10 (6.90%) Senior Support Engineer
11 9 (6.21%) IT Support Analyst
12 8 (5.52%) Support Team Leader
12 8 (5.52%) Network Team Leader
12 8 (5.52%) 2nd Line Support
13 7 (4.83%) Senior Analyst
13 7 (4.83%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.69%) Web Services
1 1 (0.69%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.86%) Blackberry
2 18 (12.41%) Replication
3 15 (10.34%) iPad
4 12 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (6.90%) Fat Client
5 10 (6.90%) Thin Client
6 7 (4.83%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.45%) iPhone
8 4 (2.76%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.38%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.38%) Clustering
9 2 (1.38%) PKI
9 2 (1.38%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.69%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.69%) PDA
10 1 (0.69%) Spread Betting
10 1 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.69%) BYOD
10 1 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 121 (83.45%) Windows
2 77 (53.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (35.17%) Windows 7
4 42 (28.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (20.69%) Windows 8
7 25 (17.24%) Windows XP
8 16 (11.03%) Linux
9 13 (8.97%) Windows Vista
10 10 (6.90%) Apple iOS
11 8 (5.52%) UNIX
11 8 (5.52%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.69%) SUSE
12 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.69%) VMS
12 1 (0.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (24.14%) ITIL
2 18 (12.41%) Kalman Filter
3 15 (10.34%) SIEM
4 13 (8.97%) Data Management
4 13 (8.97%) Migration
5 8 (5.52%) Asset Management
5 8 (5.52%) Project Management
5 8 (5.52%) Service Management
5 8 (5.52%) Change Management
5 8 (5.52%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (5.52%) Data Privacy
6 6 (4.14%) PRINCE2
6 6 (4.14%) CRM
7 5 (3.45%) E-Commerce
8 4 (2.76%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (2.76%) Patch Management
9 3 (2.07%) IT Asset Management
9 3 (2.07%) Information Security
9 3 (2.07%) Supplier Management
9 3 (2.07%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.10%) PowerShell
2 12 (8.28%) Python
2 12 (8.28%) Perl
3 11 (7.59%) SQL
4 8 (5.52%) PHP
4 8 (5.52%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (18.62%) Degree
2 24 (16.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (15.17%) MCSE
4 9 (6.21%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (5.52%) MCP
5 8 (5.52%) MCSA
6 5 (3.45%) CCNA
6 5 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (3.45%) CCSA
7 4 (2.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.76%) MCITP
7 4 (2.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (2.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.38%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.38%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.38%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.69%) VCP5
10 1 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.69%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (15.86%) SLA
2 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 90 (62.07%) Active Directory
2 37 (25.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (11.72%) Hyper-V
3 17 (11.72%) XenApp
4 10 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (6.90%) vSphere
5 9 (6.21%) Terminal Services
6 5 (3.45%) XenServer
6 5 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (3.45%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.76%) VMware Server
7 4 (2.76%) UAG
8 3 (2.07%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 20 (13.79%) SCCM
2 16 (11.03%) Backup Exec
3 13 (8.97%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (6.21%) NetVault Backup
5 6 (4.14%) NetBackup
6 5 (3.45%) SCOM
7 4 (2.76%) HP SIM
8 3 (2.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (1.38%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.69%) Nagios
10 1 (0.69%) Windows Intune
10 1 (0.69%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.69%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.69%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 91 (62.76%) Microsoft
2 57 (39.31%) VMware
3 42 (28.97%) Cisco
4 41 (28.28%) Citrix
5 40 (27.59%) HP
6 32 (22.07%) McAfee
7 28 (19.31%) Symantec
8 24 (16.55%) ProCurve
9 17 (11.72%) WatchGuard
9 17 (11.72%) CheckPoint
10 16 (11.03%) Avaya
11 13 (8.97%) EMC
12 12 (8.28%) Mitel
13 10 (6.90%) Dell
13 10 (6.90%) Juniper
13 10 (6.90%) SonicWALL
14 9 (6.21%) NetApp
14 9 (6.21%) Blue Coat
14 9 (6.21%) Google
14 9 (6.21%) Apple
London
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
South West London
Commensus
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Mandara Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus training and development support
Posted: 18 days ago
South East London
TFL
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
South West London
Commensus
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago