The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 137 - 139
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.094% - 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% - 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £43,750 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
Sophos
Berkshire

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

Vendors Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1155 1235 1276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 54.48% 52.04% 56.86%
Number of salaries quoted 912 844 912
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £30,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Intel
2 5 (62.50%) Unix
2 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (50.00%) LAMP
3 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (50.00%) Splunk
3 4 (50.00%) collectd
3 4 (50.00%) logstash
3 4 (50.00%) Graphite
3 4 (50.00%) HTTP
3 4 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
3 4 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 4 (50.00%) Perl
3 4 (50.00%) MySQL
3 4 (50.00%) JBoss
3 4 (50.00%) Apache
3 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (50.00%) Nagios
3 4 (50.00%) Squid
3 4 (50.00%) ZABBIX
3 4 (50.00%) Cacti
3 4 (50.00%) Ganglia
3 4 (50.00%) qmail
3 4 (50.00%) nginx
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) Apache
1 4 (50.00%) JBoss
1 4 (50.00%) nginx
1 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
1 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) HTTP
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) LAMP
1 4 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Debian
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
4 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (50.00%) Perl
1 4 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) qmail
1 4 (50.00%) Squid
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Cacti
1 4 (50.00%) collectd
1 4 (50.00%) Ganglia
1 4 (50.00%) Graphite
1 4 (50.00%) logstash
1 4 (50.00%) Nagios
1 4 (50.00%) ZABBIX
2 1 (12.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Intel
3 4 (50.00%) Splunk
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (12.50%) Aruba
5 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (12.50%) GFI Software
5 1 (12.50%) McAfee
5 1 (12.50%) Websense
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 6 days ago