The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Reading region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sophos PLC.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 141 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.16% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £29,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-1.72% +9.43%
Vendors Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1328 1270 1198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 53.35% 59.79% 50.53%
Number of salaries quoted 944 984 1044
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sophos
Berkshire

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Sophos
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Sophos Salary Trend in Reading

Sophos
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos across the Reading region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Sophos Salary Histogram in Reading

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) Dell
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (50.00%) VMS
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (50.00%) vSphere
4 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (50.00%) Lync
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 7

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (50.00%) Lync
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) IBM Notes
2 2 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) vSphere
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) ARCserve
2 1 (16.67%) WSUS
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) Dell
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
5 2 (33.33%) Avaya
5 2 (33.33%) Lotus
5 2 (33.33%) IBM
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle
6 1 (16.67%) Remedy