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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 65 120 -
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 68 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.18% 0.21% -
As % of the Vendors category 9.80% 0.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 0
Average salary £44,000 £28,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
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
694 604 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 42.71% 42.06% 40.63%
Number of salaries quoted 524 504 536
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 8 February 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 8 February 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 - 64 £44,000 - 7
Oxford -1 4 £42,500 +49.12%
Sophos
South East

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 84 (67.20%) Windows
2 54 (43.20%) Microsoft
3 46 (36.80%) Python
3 46 (36.80%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (31.20%) MS Office
5 37 (29.60%) Firewall
5 37 (29.60%) Windows Server
6 34 (27.20%) C++
7 33 (26.40%) C#
8 32 (25.60%) Analytical Skills
9 30 (24.00%) Active Directory
10 29 (23.20%) Internet
10 29 (23.20%) QA
11 27 (21.60%) Software Engineering
12 26 (20.80%) Windows Server 2012
13 25 (20.00%) Pair Programming
14 24 (19.20%) Java
15 23 (18.40%) Test Automation
15 23 (18.40%) Continuous Improvement
16 21 (16.80%) Windows 7
16 21 (16.80%) Data Protection
17 20 (16.00%) Hyper-V
17 20 (16.00%) Degree
17 20 (16.00%) SAN
18 19 (15.20%) Perl
18 19 (15.20%) SQL Server
18 19 (15.20%) Exchange Server 2013
18 19 (15.20%) Mentoring
19 18 (14.40%) Coaching
20 17 (13.60%) iSCSI

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 19 (15.20%) Exchange Server 2013
2 17 (13.60%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (4.80%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.40%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 39 (31.20%) MS Office
2 9 (7.20%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) BigMachines
1 1 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.60%) Office 365
3 1 (0.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (29.60%) Firewall
2 29 (23.20%) Internet
3 20 (16.00%) SAN
4 17 (13.60%) iSCSI
5 16 (12.80%) VPN
6 12 (9.60%) DNS
7 9 (7.20%) SMTP
8 5 (4.00%) DHCP
9 4 (3.20%) LAN
9 4 (3.20%) Network Security
9 4 (3.20%) WAN
10 2 (1.60%) FTP
10 2 (1.60%) HTTP
11 1 (0.80%) BGP
11 1 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.80%) Intranet
11 1 (0.80%) IPv6
11 1 (0.80%) OSPF
11 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.80%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.20%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (4.80%) WinDbg
2 5 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.00%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (4.00%) Marketing
2 3 (2.40%) Finance
2 3 (2.40%) Legal
3 2 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.80%) French Language
4 1 (0.80%) Italian Language
4 1 (0.80%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (21.60%) Software Engineer
2 16 (12.80%) Administrator
2 16 (12.80%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (11.20%) IT Engineer
4 13 (10.40%) C++ Software Engineer
5 12 (9.60%) C# Software Engineer
5 12 (9.60%) Support Engineer
6 11 (8.80%) IT Support
7 10 (8.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 10 (8.00%) Technical Support
8 9 (7.20%) Graduate
8 9 (7.20%) IT Support Engineer
8 9 (7.20%) Senior Software Engineer
8 9 (7.20%) Windows Administrator
8 9 (7.20%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 8 (6.40%) Java Engineer
9 8 (6.40%) Support Manager
9 8 (6.40%) Technical Account Manager
9 8 (6.40%) Technical Manager
9 8 (6.40%) Technical Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.20%) .NET
2 7 (5.60%) HTML
3 5 (4.00%) Velocity
4 3 (2.40%) Middleware
5 2 (1.60%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 32 (25.60%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (13.60%) Clustering
3 16 (12.80%) EqualLogic
4 13 (10.40%) Management Information System
5 11 (8.80%) Blog
5 11 (8.80%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.80%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (3.20%) Replication
8 2 (1.60%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.80%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.80%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 84 (67.20%) Windows
2 37 (29.60%) Windows Server
3 26 (20.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (16.80%) Windows 7
5 16 (12.80%) Linux
6 13 (10.40%) Unix
7 8 (6.40%) Mac OS
7 8 (6.40%) NetWare
8 7 (5.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (4.00%) Windows 8
9 5 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.40%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.40%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.60%) AIX
11 2 (1.60%) HPUX
11 2 (1.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (36.80%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (21.60%) Software Engineering
3 25 (20.00%) Pair Programming
4 23 (18.40%) Continuous Improvement
4 23 (18.40%) Test Automation
5 21 (16.80%) Data Protection
6 19 (15.20%) Mentoring
7 18 (14.40%) Coaching
8 14 (11.20%) Root Cause Analysis
9 13 (10.40%) Regression Testing
9 13 (10.40%) Reverse Engineering
10 12 (9.60%) Information Security
11 11 (8.80%) Computer Security
11 11 (8.80%) ITIL
11 11 (8.80%) Product Management
11 11 (8.80%) Requirements Analysis
11 11 (8.80%) Service Delivery
11 11 (8.80%) Test Management
11 11 (8.80%) Test Strategy
11 11 (8.80%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (36.80%) Python
2 34 (27.20%) C++
3 33 (26.40%) C#
4 24 (19.20%) Java
5 19 (15.20%) Perl
6 10 (8.00%) PowerShell
7 7 (5.60%) C
7 7 (5.60%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.00%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.40%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.60%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (16.00%) Degree
2 12 (9.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.60%) MCSE
4 6 (4.80%) CCNA
4 6 (4.80%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.20%) MCP
6 3 (2.40%) A+ Certification
6 3 (2.40%) LPIC
6 3 (2.40%) MCDST
7 2 (1.60%) MBA
7 2 (1.60%) MCITP
8 1 (0.80%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (23.20%) QA
2 5 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.80%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (16.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.40%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.80%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.80%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.80%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.80%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (12.80%) WSUS
2 3 (2.40%) SCCM
2 3 (2.40%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 1 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.80%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.80%) SCOM
3 1 (0.80%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 54 (43.20%) Microsoft
2 17 (13.60%) Avaya
3 16 (12.80%) Dell
3 16 (12.80%) Fortinet
4 11 (8.80%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (8.80%) VMware
5 8 (6.40%) CheckPoint
5 8 (6.40%) Citrix
6 5 (4.00%) Atlassian
7 4 (3.20%) Cadence
8 3 (2.40%) HP
8 3 (2.40%) Symantec
8 3 (2.40%) Veeam
9 2 (1.60%) CommVault
9 2 (1.60%) Kaspersky
9 2 (1.60%) NetApp
10 1 (0.80%) Apple
10 1 (0.80%) Cisco
10 1 (0.80%) Intel Security
10 1 (0.80%) Remedy
Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum + Training + Career progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Competitive DOE + bonus & benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 14 days ago