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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 553 544 558
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 76 72 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.35% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 70 53 75
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £30,000 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £63,200 £61,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-22.85% -7.89%
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
21565 20738 23990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.54% 46.29% 46.82%
Number of salaries quoted 17837 17342 20602
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 August 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 27 August 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 +8 13 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Croydon - 3 £29,000 - 1
Wembley - 2 £31,750 -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 158 (89.27%) Windows
2 74 (41.81%) Linux
3 71 (40.11%) Firewall
4 66 (37.29%) Microsoft
5 63 (35.59%) VPN
6 61 (34.46%) DNS
7 59 (33.33%) CheckPoint
8 55 (31.07%) Cisco
9 53 (29.94%) SharePoint
10 49 (27.68%) TCP/IP
11 47 (26.55%) Active Directory
11 47 (26.55%) MS Office
12 46 (25.99%) Windows Server 2008
13 45 (25.42%) MS Exchange
13 45 (25.42%) VMware
14 44 (24.86%) Juniper
14 44 (24.86%) Windows Server 2003
14 44 (24.86%) DHCP
15 41 (23.16%) SCCM
16 39 (22.03%) Citrix
17 38 (21.47%) Finance
18 37 (20.90%) LogRhythm
19 36 (20.34%) ITIL
20 35 (19.77%) TACACS
20 35 (19.77%) CCSE
21 34 (19.21%) Symantec
21 34 (19.21%) CISSP
21 34 (19.21%) NetApp
21 34 (19.21%) HP
22 33 (18.64%) SSL

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 53 (29.94%) SharePoint
2 45 (25.42%) MS Exchange
3 33 (18.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (9.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (9.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 13 (7.34%) IBM Notes
5 13 (7.34%) SharePoint Server
6 8 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (3.95%) IIS
7 7 (3.95%) Confluence
8 6 (3.39%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.56%) Lync
Applications
1 47 (26.55%) MS Office
2 32 (18.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (7.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 71 (40.11%) Firewall
2 63 (35.59%) VPN
3 61 (34.46%) DNS
4 49 (27.68%) TCP/IP
5 44 (24.86%) DHCP
6 35 (19.77%) TACACS
7 33 (18.64%) IPsec
7 33 (18.64%) SSL
8 30 (16.95%) Network Security
9 29 (16.38%) LAN
10 27 (15.25%) SAN
11 25 (14.12%) NetScreen
12 24 (13.56%) WAN
12 24 (13.56%) Internet
13 14 (7.91%) BIG-IP
13 14 (7.91%) NetScaler
14 11 (6.21%) Wireless
15 10 (5.65%) Intranet
16 9 (5.08%) NAS
17 5 (2.82%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.08%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (9.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (3.95%) JIRA
General
1 38 (21.47%) Finance
2 19 (10.73%) Banking
3 11 (6.21%) Advertising
4 6 (3.39%) Marketing
5 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.69%) Games
6 1 (0.56%) Publishing
6 1 (0.56%) Legal
6 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (21.47%) Security Engineer
2 31 (17.51%) Analyst
3 18 (10.17%) Administrator
4 14 (7.91%) Firewall Engineer
5 13 (7.34%) Support Analyst
5 13 (7.34%) Support Specialist
6 11 (6.21%) Network Engineer
6 11 (6.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (4.52%) Support Engineer
7 8 (4.52%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (4.52%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (4.52%) Operations Analyst
8 7 (3.95%) IT Operations Analyst
8 7 (3.95%) Technical Support
8 7 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (3.95%) Technical Analyst
8 7 (3.95%) Technical Support Analyst
9 6 (3.39%) Network Security Engineer
9 6 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (3.39%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.39%) COM
2 1 (0.56%) .NET
2 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.30%) Hedge funds
2 19 (10.73%) Blackberry
3 14 (7.91%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.26%) iPhone
5 3 (1.69%) Spread Betting
5 3 (1.69%) iPad
6 2 (1.13%) Clustering
7 1 (0.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 158 (89.27%) Windows
2 74 (41.81%) Linux
3 46 (25.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (24.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (17.51%) Windows 7
7 23 (12.99%) UNIX
8 15 (8.47%) Mac OS X
9 6 (3.39%) Windows XP
9 6 (3.39%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.26%) Android
11 3 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (1.13%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.13%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (20.34%) ITIL
2 27 (15.25%) SIEM
3 22 (12.43%) Information Security
4 21 (11.86%) Incident Management
5 20 (11.30%) Project Management
6 15 (8.47%) CRM
7 14 (7.91%) Data Security
8 13 (7.34%) Security Management
8 13 (7.34%) Information Security Management
8 13 (7.34%) ISMS
8 13 (7.34%) Network Monitoring
9 12 (6.78%) Problem Management
9 12 (6.78%) Change Management
10 11 (6.21%) Asset Management
11 8 (4.52%) E-Commerce
12 7 (3.95%) Configuration Management
13 6 (3.39%) Workflow
13 6 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (2.82%) Investment Management
14 5 (2.82%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.78%) PowerShell
2 11 (6.21%) Perl
3 10 (5.65%) C++
4 7 (3.95%) VB
5 4 (2.26%) VBScript
6 2 (1.13%) SQL
7 1 (0.56%) PHP
7 1 (0.56%) Python
7 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (19.77%) CCSE
2 34 (19.21%) CISSP
3 29 (16.38%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (14.69%) CCNP
5 21 (11.86%) CCSA
5 21 (11.86%) Degree
6 15 (8.47%) CCNA
7 13 (7.34%) MCP
8 12 (6.78%) JNCIA
9 11 (6.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (4.52%) MCSA
11 7 (3.95%) MOS
12 3 (1.69%) MCSE
13 2 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.56%) MCITP
14 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (16.95%) SLA
2 15 (8.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (26.55%) Active Directory
2 22 (12.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (11.30%) XenApp
4 15 (8.47%) SpamAssassin
5 14 (7.91%) XenDesktop
5 14 (7.91%) VMware ESX
6 13 (7.34%) vSphere
7 7 (3.95%) Hyper-V
8 6 (3.39%) XenServer
9 3 (1.69%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.56%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 41 (23.16%) SCCM
2 27 (15.25%) Norton AntiVirus
2 27 (15.25%) HP SIM
3 25 (14.12%) Cacti
4 22 (12.43%) Backup Exec
5 18 (10.17%) SCOM
5 18 (10.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 14 (7.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 13 (7.34%) NetBackup
8 4 (2.26%) WSUS
9 1 (0.56%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.56%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 66 (37.29%) Microsoft
2 59 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 55 (31.07%) Cisco
4 45 (25.42%) VMware
5 44 (24.86%) Juniper
6 39 (22.03%) Citrix
7 37 (20.90%) LogRhythm
8 34 (19.21%) NetApp
8 34 (19.21%) HP
8 34 (19.21%) Symantec
9 31 (17.51%) Blue Coat
10 20 (11.30%) F5
11 15 (8.47%) SonicWALL
12 14 (7.91%) AppSense
13 13 (7.34%) Lotus
13 13 (7.34%) CA
14 10 (5.65%) Apple
15 9 (5.08%) Veritas
15 9 (5.08%) Dell
16 8 (4.52%) SAP
Croydon, Surrey
QUANTICA
Posted: 5 hours ago
East London
Amsys
Salary: £30,000 per annum (negotiable)
Posted: 10 hours ago