The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 30 114 -
Rank change year-on-year
+84 -
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 124 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.14% 0.64% -
As % of the Vendors category 17.13% 1.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 0
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +14.03%
Sophos
South East

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

Vendors Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
724 701 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 47.51% 45.14% 39.16%
Number of salaries quoted 562 535 631
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Sophos
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Sophos Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Sophos
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Sophos Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Sophos
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Abingdon +28 111 £40,000 - 11
Oxford +13 6 £42,500 +34.92%
Witney - 6 £27,000 -
Sophos
South East

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

1 147 (71.36%) Windows
2 102 (49.51%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (48.54%) Python
4 93 (45.15%) Microsoft
5 86 (41.75%) C++
6 77 (37.38%) C#
7 75 (36.41%) Analytical Skills
8 73 (35.44%) QA
9 71 (34.47%) Java
10 56 (27.18%) Software Engineering
11 54 (26.21%) Pair Programming
12 52 (25.24%) Regression Testing
13 50 (24.27%) Data Protection
14 47 (22.82%) MS Office
15 45 (21.84%) Continuous Improvement
16 44 (21.36%) Windows Server
17 43 (20.87%) Internet
18 39 (18.93%) Test Automation
19 37 (17.96%) Firewall
20 35 (16.99%) Perl
20 35 (16.99%) Linux
21 34 (16.50%) Degree
22 33 (16.02%) Computer Security
22 33 (16.02%) Mentoring
23 32 (15.53%) Coaching
23 32 (15.53%) Windows Server 2012
23 32 (15.53%) JavaScript
24 28 (13.59%) Exchange Server 2013
25 27 (13.11%) Active Directory
26 26 (12.62%) DNS

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 28 (13.59%) Exchange Server 2013
2 20 (9.71%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.34%) MS Exchange
3 11 (5.34%) Tomcat
4 10 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.97%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 47 (22.82%) MS Office
2 22 (10.68%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.71%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.34%) GitHub
2 11 (5.34%) SaaS
3 9 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.91%) Office 365
5 1 (0.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (20.87%) Internet
2 37 (17.96%) Firewall
3 26 (12.62%) DNS
4 24 (11.65%) SMTP
5 20 (9.71%) SAN
6 18 (8.74%) iSCSI
6 18 (8.74%) VPN
7 9 (4.37%) DHCP
8 7 (3.40%) FTP
8 7 (3.40%) HTTP
9 2 (0.97%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.97%) LAN
9 2 (0.97%) Network Security
9 2 (0.97%) WAN
10 1 (0.49%) BGP
10 1 (0.49%) Intranet
10 1 (0.49%) IPv6
10 1 (0.49%) OSPF
10 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.19%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.74%) Data Mining
3 11 (5.34%) MongoDB
3 11 (5.34%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.91%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (7.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 16 (7.77%) Git (software)
2 12 (5.83%) Visual Studio
2 12 (5.83%) WinDbg
3 11 (5.34%) Bitbucket
3 11 (5.34%) Maven
4 5 (2.43%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.49%) JIRA
General
1 4 (1.94%) Finance
1 4 (1.94%) Marketing
1 4 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (0.97%) Legal
2 2 (0.97%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 56 (27.18%) Software Engineer
2 31 (15.05%) C++ Software Engineer
3 30 (14.56%) C# Software Engineer
4 27 (13.11%) Java Engineer
4 27 (13.11%) Java Software Engineer
5 19 (9.22%) Administrator
5 19 (9.22%) Systems Administrator
6 16 (7.77%) DevOps Engineer
6 16 (7.77%) QA Engineer
6 16 (7.77%) Senior Software Engineer
6 16 (7.77%) Support Engineer
7 15 (7.28%) Graduate
8 14 (6.80%) Developer
9 13 (6.31%) Technical Support
10 12 (5.83%) GUI Software Engineer
10 12 (5.83%) IT Engineer
10 12 (5.83%) Windows Administrator
10 12 (5.83%) Windows Engineer
10 12 (5.83%) Windows Systems Administrator
11 11 (5.34%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.17%) .NET
2 17 (8.25%) HTML
3 13 (6.31%) Web Services
4 12 (5.83%) STL
5 11 (5.34%) ActiveMQ
5 11 (5.34%) JDBC
5 11 (5.34%) JNDI
5 11 (5.34%) JSON
6 8 (3.88%) Flash
7 7 (3.40%) Middleware
8 6 (2.91%) Regular Expression
9 5 (2.43%) Velocity
10 2 (0.97%) RESTful
10 2 (0.97%) SOAP
10 2 (0.97%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 75 (36.41%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (12.62%) Computer Science
3 21 (10.19%) Blog
4 18 (8.74%) Clustering
4 18 (8.74%) EqualLogic
5 16 (7.77%) User Experience
6 11 (5.34%) Data Centre
6 11 (5.34%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.94%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (1.46%) Replication
9 2 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.49%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 147 (71.36%) Windows
2 44 (21.36%) Windows Server
3 35 (16.99%) Linux
4 32 (15.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (11.65%) Windows 7
6 17 (8.25%) Unix
7 12 (5.83%) Mac OS X
7 12 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.43%) Mac OS
8 5 (2.43%) NetWare
8 5 (2.43%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.46%) AIX
9 3 (1.46%) HPUX
9 3 (1.46%) Solaris
10 2 (0.97%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.97%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.49%) Debian
11 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (49.51%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (27.18%) Software Engineering
3 54 (26.21%) Pair Programming
4 52 (25.24%) Regression Testing
5 50 (24.27%) Data Protection
6 45 (21.84%) Continuous Improvement
7 39 (18.93%) Test Automation
8 33 (16.02%) Computer Security
8 33 (16.02%) Mentoring
9 32 (15.53%) Coaching
10 23 (11.17%) Reverse Engineering
11 20 (9.71%) Product Management
12 17 (8.25%) Automated Testing
12 17 (8.25%) Workflow
13 16 (7.77%) DevOps
14 15 (7.28%) Software Delivery
15 14 (6.80%) Project Management
15 14 (6.80%) Test Management
15 14 (6.80%) Test Strategy
15 14 (6.80%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 100 (48.54%) Python
2 86 (41.75%) C++
3 77 (37.38%) C#
4 71 (34.47%) Java
5 35 (16.99%) Perl
6 32 (15.53%) JavaScript
7 21 (10.19%) C
8 14 (6.80%) Bash Shell
8 14 (6.80%) SQL
9 12 (5.83%) VC++
10 8 (3.88%) PowerShell
11 7 (3.40%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 34 (16.50%) Degree
2 15 (7.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.37%) CCNA
3 9 (4.37%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (4.37%) MCP
4 6 (2.91%) MCSA
4 6 (2.91%) MCSE
5 3 (1.46%) A+ Certification
5 3 (1.46%) LPIC
6 2 (0.97%) MBA
6 2 (0.97%) MCDST
7 1 (0.49%) CISSP
7 1 (0.49%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (35.44%) QA
2 5 (2.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (13.11%) Active Directory
2 24 (11.65%) Hyper-V
3 11 (5.34%) Docker
4 6 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.97%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (9.22%) WSUS
2 11 (5.34%) Ansible
2 11 (5.34%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.40%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 5 (2.43%) Nagios
5 3 (1.46%) SCCM
6 1 (0.49%) Simpana
Vendors
1 93 (45.15%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.71%) Avaya
3 18 (8.74%) Dell
3 18 (8.74%) Fortinet
3 18 (8.74%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (5.83%) VMware
5 9 (4.37%) Cadence
6 7 (3.40%) Veeam
7 6 (2.91%) WatchGuard
8 5 (2.43%) Atlassian
8 5 (2.43%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.46%) Citrix
10 2 (0.97%) Sage
10 2 (0.97%) SAP
10 2 (0.97%) Symantec
11 1 (0.49%) CommVault
11 1 (0.49%) HP
11 1 (0.49%) NetApp
11 1 (0.49%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.49%) Remedy
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 19 days ago