The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 86 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.51% 0.40% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.41% 0.96% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £42,500 £28,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.12% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Sophos
Oxfordshire

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

Vendors Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
283 314 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 36.19% 41.42% 41.69%
Number of salaries quoted 222 264 285
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +4.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Sophos
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Sophos Salary Trend in Oxford

Sophos
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Sophos Salary Histogram in Oxford

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) MS Office
2 11 (78.57%) SAN
3 10 (71.43%) Firewall
3 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 10 (71.43%) Hyper-V
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
5 8 (57.14%) SharePoint
5 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
5 8 (57.14%) Dell
5 8 (57.14%) VPN
5 8 (57.14%) Avaya
5 8 (57.14%) Internet
5 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
5 8 (57.14%) EqualLogic
5 8 (57.14%) iSCSI
5 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (57.14%) Clustering
5 8 (57.14%) Fortinet
5 8 (57.14%) WSUS
6 6 (42.86%) VMware
7 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (21.43%) Network Management
8 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (21.43%) MCDST
8 3 (21.43%) Replication
8 3 (21.43%) Symantec

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 8 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2013
1 8 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (78.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) SAN
2 10 (71.43%) Firewall
3 8 (57.14%) Internet
3 8 (57.14%) iSCSI
3 8 (57.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Administrator
1 8 (57.14%) Systems Administrator
1 8 (57.14%) Windows Administrator
1 8 (57.14%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 5 (35.71%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (35.71%) IT Support
3 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support
3 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) IT Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) Coordinator
4 2 (14.29%) Server Support
5 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Clustering
1 8 (57.14%) EqualLogic
2 3 (21.43%) Replication
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (21.43%) Network Management
3 2 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CCNA
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (21.43%) MCDST
1 3 (21.43%) MCSE
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 10 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) Avaya
2 8 (57.14%) Dell
2 8 (57.14%) Fortinet
3 6 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) Symantec
5 2 (14.29%) Kaspersky
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix
6 1 (7.14%) HP