The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank - 72 72
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 0.15% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.39% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £34,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.21%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-17.14% -12.50%
Sophos
England

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

Vendors Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
364 258 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 45.44% 38.97% 53.69%
Number of salaries quoted 274 227 359
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Sophos
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Sophos Salary Trend in the North East

Sophos
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Lotus
1 1 (100.00%) Altiris
1 1 (100.00%) assyst
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 1 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) assyst
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Lotus
1 1 (100.00%) Altiris