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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 178 168 191
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +23
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 11 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.24% 0.070%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 0.56% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 3
Average salary £27,500 £26,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% -11.66%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +3.27%
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
1684 1621 1943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 42.05% 44.01% 45.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1448 1384 1681
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Wigan - 6 £27,500 -
Sophos
North West

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (60.00%) VMware
4 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 10 (50.00%) SCCM
5 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
5 9 (45.00%) SQL
6 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
7 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (35.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (35.00%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (35.00%) Backup Exec
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
7 7 (35.00%) DNS
8 6 (30.00%) LAN
8 6 (30.00%) WAN
8 6 (30.00%) DHCP
8 6 (30.00%) EMC
8 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
8 6 (30.00%) C
8 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
8 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (30.00%) Firewall
8 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
8 6 (30.00%) Validation
8 6 (30.00%) Replication
8 6 (30.00%) Avaya
8 6 (30.00%) Symantec

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (45.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (35.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) Lync
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) TPMS
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) PowerPivot
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) DNS
2 6 (30.00%) LAN
2 6 (30.00%) WAN
2 6 (30.00%) DHCP
2 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 6 (30.00%) MPLS
3 5 (25.00%) VLAN
3 5 (25.00%) Wireless
4 4 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (5.00%) VoIP
5 1 (5.00%) SNMP
5 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Team Leader
4 4 (20.00%) Deployment Team Leader
5 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Services Manager
6 1 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Operations Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) IT Services Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Field Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Services Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
1 6 (30.00%) Replication
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (30.00%) Validation
2 6 (30.00%) Line Management
3 5 (25.00%) Service Management
3 5 (25.00%) ERP
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.00%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (30.00%) C
3 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.00%) VBScript
4 2 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) MCTS
1 5 (25.00%) MCITP
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (25.00%) MCSE
1 5 (25.00%) MCSA
1 5 (25.00%) MCP
2 4 (20.00%) CCNA
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (15.00%) CCA
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (30.00%) vSphere
3 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) SCCM
2 7 (35.00%) Backup Exec
3 6 (30.00%) WMI
3 6 (30.00%) WSUS
4 3 (15.00%) SCOM
5 1 (5.00%) HP SIM
5 1 (5.00%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) VMware
3 6 (30.00%) EMC
3 6 (30.00%) Avaya
3 6 (30.00%) Symantec
3 6 (30.00%) WatchGuard
4 5 (25.00%) McAfee
4 5 (25.00%) Citrix
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) Apple
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Dell
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