The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 54 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 7 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 1.96% 0.22% -
As % of the Vendors category 3.89% 0.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £26,500 £22,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Sophos
Berkshire

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

Vendors Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
180 194 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 50.28% 43.60% 47.10%
Number of salaries quoted 141 157 141
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Sophos
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

Sophos Salary Trend in Newbury

Sophos
Salary Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Sophos Salary Histogram in Newbury

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) CCNA
3 6 (54.55%) MCSE
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (54.55%) Apple
4 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) ITIL
4 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
4 5 (45.45%) Lync
4 5 (45.45%) SLA
4 5 (45.45%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (36.36%) Degree
5 4 (36.36%) LAN
5 4 (36.36%) WAN
5 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 4 (36.36%) Wireless
6 3 (27.27%) Back Office
6 3 (27.27%) Migration
6 3 (27.27%) VMware
6 3 (27.27%) CCSA
6 3 (27.27%) SSH
6 3 (27.27%) MCDST
6 3 (27.27%) HP
6 3 (27.27%) Sage
6 3 (27.27%) Symantec
6 3 (27.27%) Norton AntiVirus

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 5 (45.45%) Lync
2 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) Wireless
2 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 4 (36.36%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) VoIP
3 3 (27.27%) Broadband
3 3 (27.27%) VPN
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) SSH
3 3 (27.27%) PuTTY
General
1 3 (27.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Server Support
2 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Server Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Server Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Server Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) IT Support
2 3 (27.27%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
1 5 (45.45%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) MCSE
1 6 (54.55%) CCNA
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) MCP
3 3 (27.27%) CCSA
3 3 (27.27%) MCDST
3 3 (27.27%) CCDA
3 3 (27.27%) MCSA
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (9.09%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) Apple
4 3 (27.27%) Sage
4 3 (27.27%) Symantec
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) Synopsys
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) Juniper