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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 74 - 78
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.68% - 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 1.27% - 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Average salary £40,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +14.03%
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
395 327 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 53.38% 41.29% 45.66%
Number of salaries quoted 357 253 271
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,280 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
Tyne and Wear - 5 £40,000 -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) VoIP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Nortel
1 5 (100.00%) Avaya
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 5 (100.00%) ProxySG
1 5 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 5 (100.00%) F5
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) VoIP
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Network Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Cisco Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Avaya
1 5 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) F5
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Nortel