The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Midlands region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sophos PLC.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £29,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-1.72% +9.43%
Vendors Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
102 140 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 53.40% 65.42% 50.73%
Number of salaries quoted 71 63 99
Average salary £56,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £65,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sophos
England

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Sophos
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Sophos Salary Trend in the Midlands

Sophos
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware