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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 546 567 523
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -44
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 67 91 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.41% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 62 50 80
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -16.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,750 £29,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+11.01% -1.66%
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
20131 22440 20484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.34% 46.12% 46.55%
Number of salaries quoted 16882 18617 16874
Average salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,701
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% +1.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +44 6 £37,500 -11.76%
Bromley - 6 £30,000 - 1
Canary Wharf - 4 £65,000 -
Ilford - 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £25,000 -
Bermondsey - 1 £21,750 -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 98 (74.24%) Windows
2 85 (64.39%) Active Directory
3 70 (53.03%) Microsoft
4 63 (47.73%) MS Exchange
5 61 (46.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (44.70%) VMware
7 50 (37.88%) Windows 7
8 43 (32.58%) Citrix
8 43 (32.58%) Firewall
9 42 (31.82%) DNS
10 40 (30.30%) ITIL
10 40 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 37 (28.03%) Cisco
11 37 (28.03%) VMware Infrastructure
12 36 (27.27%) MS Office
13 33 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
14 32 (24.24%) HP
15 31 (23.48%) TCP/IP
16 29 (21.97%) Windows Server 2003
17 28 (21.21%) DHCP
17 28 (21.21%) MS Excel
18 26 (19.70%) Exchange Server 2013
19 25 (18.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 23 (17.42%) Backup Exec
21 22 (16.67%) McAfee
21 22 (16.67%) Blackberry
21 22 (16.67%) VPN
22 21 (15.91%) Degree
23 20 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
23 20 (15.15%) PowerShell

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (47.73%) MS Exchange
2 33 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (19.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 25 (18.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 20 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (15.15%) SharePoint
6 12 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (8.33%) Lync
8 9 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (3.79%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (2.27%) IIS
10 3 (2.27%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.52%) WorkSite
11 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (1.52%) Apache
12 1 (0.76%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.76%) WordPress
12 1 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 36 (27.27%) MS Office
2 28 (21.21%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.79%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.52%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.09%) Office 365
2 9 (6.82%) SaaS
3 6 (4.55%) Mimecast
4 3 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.52%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.76%) IaaS
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (32.58%) Firewall
2 42 (31.82%) DNS
3 31 (23.48%) TCP/IP
4 28 (21.21%) DHCP
5 22 (16.67%) VPN
6 12 (9.09%) SAN
7 9 (6.82%) Wireless
7 9 (6.82%) SSL
8 8 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (5.30%) NetScaler
9 7 (5.30%) WAN
10 6 (4.55%) IP Telephony
10 6 (4.55%) LDAP
10 6 (4.55%) Kerberos
11 5 (3.79%) PuTTY
11 5 (3.79%) SMTP
11 5 (3.79%) Broadband
11 5 (3.79%) LAN
11 5 (3.79%) SSH
12 4 (3.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.27%) MySQL
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.76%) QlikView
General
1 20 (15.15%) Finance
2 5 (3.79%) Back Office
2 5 (3.79%) Law
3 4 (3.03%) Banking
3 4 (3.03%) Investment Banking
3 4 (3.03%) Legal
4 3 (2.27%) Marketing
5 2 (1.52%) Local Government
6 1 (0.76%) Advertising
6 1 (0.76%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (30.30%) Analyst
2 24 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 16 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support
4 12 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 12 (9.09%) Network Support
5 11 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 11 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 11 (8.33%) Administrator
6 10 (7.58%) Consultant
6 10 (7.58%) IT Support
7 9 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (6.82%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 8 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.30%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (4.55%) Network Support Engineer
10 6 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
10 6 (4.55%) Senior Support Engineer
10 6 (4.55%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.76%) EDI
1 1 (0.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 20 (15.15%) Replication
3 10 (7.58%) Hedge funds
3 10 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.55%) Fat Client
4 6 (4.55%) Thin Client
5 5 (3.79%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.03%) iPhone
6 4 (3.03%) iPad
7 3 (2.27%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.52%) PKI
8 2 (1.52%) Clustering
9 1 (0.76%) User Experience
9 1 (0.76%) BYOD
9 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.76%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 98 (74.24%) Windows
2 61 (46.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (37.88%) Windows 7
4 40 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (21.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (15.15%) Windows 8
7 13 (9.85%) Windows XP
8 11 (8.33%) Linux
9 10 (7.58%) Mac OS X
10 7 (5.30%) Windows Vista
11 4 (3.03%) Apple iOS
12 3 (2.27%) Android
13 2 (1.52%) UNIX
14 1 (0.76%) VMS
14 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.76%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (30.30%) ITIL
2 10 (7.58%) SIEM
3 9 (6.82%) Asset Management
4 8 (6.06%) Data Management
4 8 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (5.30%) Migration
6 6 (4.55%) Change Management
7 5 (3.79%) Change Control
7 5 (3.79%) E-Commerce
7 5 (3.79%) CRM
7 5 (3.79%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (3.79%) Project Management
8 4 (3.03%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.03%) Investment Management
8 4 (3.03%) ITIL V3
8 4 (3.03%) IT Asset Management
9 3 (2.27%) Data Privacy
9 3 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (2.27%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.27%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.15%) PowerShell
2 9 (6.82%) SQL
3 6 (4.55%) Python
3 6 (4.55%) Perl
4 2 (1.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (15.91%) Degree
2 13 (9.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (8.33%) MCSE
4 7 (5.30%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (5.30%) MCP
5 5 (3.79%) CCSA
6 4 (3.03%) MCSA
6 4 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (2.27%) CCNA
8 2 (1.52%) MCITP
8 2 (1.52%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.52%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.52%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.76%) VCP5
9 1 (0.76%) CCNP
9 1 (0.76%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.76%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.76%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.76%) MCDST
9 1 (0.76%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.58%) SLA
2 2 (1.52%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 85 (64.39%) Active Directory
2 37 (28.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (14.39%) XenApp
4 17 (12.88%) Hyper-V
5 12 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (6.06%) XenServer
6 8 (6.06%) vCloud
7 7 (5.30%) Terminal Services
7 7 (5.30%) VMware ESX
8 4 (3.03%) VMware Server
8 4 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (3.03%) vSphere
8 4 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.52%) UAG
10 1 (0.76%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 23 (17.42%) Backup Exec
2 20 (15.15%) SCCM
3 11 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (5.30%) Legato
4 7 (5.30%) WSUS
4 7 (5.30%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (3.79%) Casper Suite
6 3 (2.27%) HP SIM
6 3 (2.27%) Cacti
6 3 (2.27%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.27%) SCOM
7 2 (1.52%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.76%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.76%) Windows Intune
8 1 (0.76%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.76%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 70 (53.03%) Microsoft
2 59 (44.70%) VMware
3 43 (32.58%) Citrix
4 37 (28.03%) Cisco
5 32 (24.24%) HP
6 22 (16.67%) McAfee
7 18 (13.64%) Symantec
7 18 (13.64%) EMC
8 14 (10.61%) CheckPoint
8 14 (10.61%) Apple
8 14 (10.61%) NetApp
8 14 (10.61%) ProCurve
9 13 (9.85%) WatchGuard
10 10 (7.58%) Veeam
11 9 (6.82%) Avaya
11 9 (6.82%) Mitel
12 8 (6.06%) Brocade
12 8 (6.06%) Juniper
13 6 (4.55%) SonicWALL
13 6 (4.55%) IronPort
Bromley, Kent
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Spring Technology
Salary: £29000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + commission
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
East London
Amsys
Salary: From £29,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago