The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 169 182 184
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 3 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.091% 0.18% 0.073%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.41% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £21,500 £23,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.52% -38.66%
UK excluding London average salary £32,750 £29,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+11.01% -1.66%
Sophos
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1427 1691 1867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.45% 44.31% 45.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1371 1571
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,581 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sophos across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Sophos
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sophos across the Manchester region.

Sophos Salary Trend in Manchester

Sophos
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Sophos Salary Histogram in Manchester

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
4 6 (46.15%) SCCM
5 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (38.46%) Replication
5 5 (38.46%) VMware
5 5 (38.46%) WSUS
5 5 (38.46%) Firewall
5 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 5 (38.46%) WAN
5 5 (38.46%) DHCP
5 5 (38.46%) DNS
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco
5 5 (38.46%) LAN
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) Office 365
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (23.08%) Line Management
7 3 (23.08%) Mimecast
7 3 (23.08%) PowerPivot
7 3 (23.08%) WatchGuard
7 3 (23.08%) vSphere
7 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (23.08%) T-SQL

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
2 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
5 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) PowerPivot
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Office 365
2 3 (23.08%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
1 5 (38.46%) WAN
1 5 (38.46%) DHCP
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
1 5 (38.46%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) MPLS
2 3 (23.08%) Wireless
2 3 (23.08%) VLAN
3 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
3 2 (15.38%) VoIP
3 2 (15.38%) OpenScape
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (23.08%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Support Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (23.08%) Deployment Team Leader
3 3 (23.08%) Team Leader
4 2 (15.38%) Field Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Linux Support
4 2 (15.38%) Field Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Linux Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Replication
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
3 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (23.08%) Line Management
1 3 (23.08%) ERP
1 3 (23.08%) Validation
1 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Software Deployment
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (15.38%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
3 3 (23.08%) VB
3 3 (23.08%) C
4 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) MCITP
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) MCSA
1 2 (15.38%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) vSphere
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) XenApp
3 2 (15.38%) XenServer
3 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) SCCM
2 5 (38.46%) WSUS
3 3 (23.08%) WMI
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) WatchGuard
3 3 (23.08%) Avaya
3 3 (23.08%) EMC
4 2 (15.38%) Veeam
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Siemens
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 2 (15.38%) Symantec
4 2 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) Dell
4 2 (15.38%) MobileIron
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