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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 110 - 117
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 10 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.66% - 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 1.44% - 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 4
Average salary £32,500 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £28,500 £28,250
% change year-on-year
+14.03% +0.88%
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
696 707 862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 45.61% 39.26% 47.68%
Number of salaries quoted 533 624 783
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
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 27 April 2015. 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
Banbury - 5 £32,500 -
Oxford - 2 £31,500 -
Abingdon - 1 £40,000 -
Sophos
South East

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
4 6 (46.15%) CAD
4 6 (46.15%) Lync
4 6 (46.15%) Server Monitoring
4 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
5 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
5 4 (30.77%) DNS
5 4 (30.77%) DHCP
6 3 (23.08%) Apache
6 3 (23.08%) MS Office
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) CommVault
6 3 (23.08%) Terminal Server
6 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (23.08%) Bugzilla
6 3 (23.08%) WPA
6 3 (23.08%) Open Source
6 3 (23.08%) vSphere
6 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
6 3 (23.08%) Veeam

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
1 6 (46.15%) Lync
2 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
3 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (23.08%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) DHCP
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (23.08%) WPA
2 3 (23.08%) VLAN
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) FTP
4 1 (7.69%) HTTP
4 1 (7.69%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Bugzilla
1 3 (23.08%) Subversion
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Redmine
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
1 8 (61.54%) Support Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (46.15%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Senior Support Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) IT Support
2 6 (46.15%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 6 (46.15%) Support Technician
2 6 (46.15%) Senior Technician
3 4 (30.77%) IT Support Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Open Source
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) CentOS
5 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) UNIX
5 1 (7.69%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) CAD
1 6 (46.15%) Server Monitoring
1 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
2 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (23.08%) vSphere
3 3 (23.08%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Veeam
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) CommVault
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat