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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 175 182 192
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 6 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.17% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.45% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 4
Average salary £23,750 £26,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.65% -22.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £28,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+14.03% -
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
1558 1768 1963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.07% 44.03% 47.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1219 1429 1642
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 24 April 2015.

Sophos Salary Histogram in Manchester

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) MS Exchange
3 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
4 10 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (52.94%) PowerShell
5 9 (52.94%) VMware
5 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
6 8 (47.06%) WAN
6 8 (47.06%) DHCP
6 8 (47.06%) DNS
6 8 (47.06%) LAN
6 8 (47.06%) SQL
6 8 (47.06%) Replication
6 8 (47.06%) Firewall
7 7 (41.18%) WSUS
7 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
7 7 (41.18%) Cisco
7 7 (41.18%) Office 365
7 7 (41.18%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (35.29%) Mimecast
8 6 (35.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (35.29%) WatchGuard
8 6 (35.29%) SCCM
8 6 (35.29%) vSphere
8 6 (35.29%) Avaya
8 6 (35.29%) EMC
8 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
8 6 (35.29%) T-SQL
8 6 (35.29%) C

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (70.59%) MS Exchange
2 10 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (35.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
4 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) PowerPivot
2 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Office 365
2 6 (35.29%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) WAN
1 8 (47.06%) DHCP
1 8 (47.06%) DNS
1 8 (47.06%) LAN
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) MPLS
3 5 (29.41%) Wireless
3 5 (29.41%) VLAN
4 3 (17.65%) VoIP
5 2 (11.76%) IP Telephony
5 2 (11.76%) OpenScape
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Support Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (41.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Deployment Team Leader
4 3 (17.65%) Team Leader
5 2 (11.76%) Field Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Linux Support
5 2 (11.76%) Field Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Linux Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Replication
2 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) UNIX
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
4 2 (11.76%) Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
4 2 (11.76%) Mac OS X
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (35.29%) Validation
3 5 (29.41%) Line Management
3 5 (29.41%) ERP
4 2 (11.76%) Software Asset Management
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
4 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.76%) Software Deployment
4 2 (11.76%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) PowerShell
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) T-SQL
3 6 (35.29%) C
4 3 (17.65%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) MCP
1 2 (11.76%) MCSA
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.76%) MCITP
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) vSphere
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.76%) XenApp
3 2 (11.76%) XenServer
3 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) WSUS
2 6 (35.29%) SCCM
2 6 (35.29%) WMI
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) VMware
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco
4 6 (35.29%) WatchGuard
4 6 (35.29%) EMC
4 6 (35.29%) Avaya
5 2 (11.76%) Siemens
5 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
5 2 (11.76%) Citrix
5 2 (11.76%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) Dell
5 2 (11.76%) Veeam
5 2 (11.76%) MobileIron
5 2 (11.76%) Symantec
6 1 (5.88%) Apple
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