The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank - 60 74
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 0 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - 1.08% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category - 2.12% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-22.85% -7.89%
Sophos
East Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
364 330 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 39.48% 50.93% 45.96%
Number of salaries quoted 325 278 250
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Sophos
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Sophos Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Sophos
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) WatchGuard
2 2 (66.67%) SonicWALL
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Field Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) WatchGuard
2 2 (66.67%) SonicWALL
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam