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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 80 - 87
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.14% - 0.097%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% - 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
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
278 337 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 37.77% 38.25% 48.15%
Number of salaries quoted 220 318 436
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Lync
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) vSphere
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (40.00%) VLAN
4 2 (40.00%) Subversion
4 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (40.00%) Bugzilla
4 2 (40.00%) WPA
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Apache
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Terminal Server
4 2 (40.00%) CommVault
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) Veeam
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (100.00%) Lync
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (40.00%) Apache
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (40.00%) WPA
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) Bugzilla
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Redmine
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) IT Support
2 4 (80.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) CommVault
2 2 (40.00%) Veeam
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat