The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 93 96 88
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 0.18% 0.22% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 0.41% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £31,500 £34,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.02% +3.78%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.07%
Sophos
Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
North Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
447 482 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 40.97% 52.85% 47.10%
Number of salaries quoted 351 333 325
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £36,834
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +22.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

Sophos
Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Sophos Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) MOM
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Nortel
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) MOM
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Nortel
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia