The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Reigate region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 51 45 52
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 15 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 4.85% 0.43% 1.00%
As % of the Vendors category 6.73% 0.79% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 3
Average salary £26,500 - £20,750
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 - £20,550
10% offered a salary of more than £28,000 - £21,750
UK excluding London average salary £29,750 £31,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-4.03% -6.06%
Sophos
Surrey

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

Vendors Category
Reigate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
223 126 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 72.17% 54.08% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 219 114 130
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Reigate

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Reigate

Sophos
Salary Trend in Reigate

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

Sophos Salary Trend in Reigate

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reigate

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Reigate 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 23 (100.00%) ITIL
1 23 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 23 (100.00%) ADSL
1 23 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 23 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 23 (100.00%) HP
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco
1 23 (100.00%) Internet
1 23 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 23 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 23 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
2 22 (95.65%) CCNA
2 22 (95.65%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (82.61%) SLA
4 18 (78.26%) BMC
4 18 (78.26%) Network+ Certification
5 17 (73.91%) MS Excel
6 16 (69.57%) C
7 13 (56.52%) VoIP
8 6 (26.09%) Firewall
8 6 (26.09%) BT
8 6 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (26.09%) Barracuda Networks
8 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
8 6 (26.09%) Moodle
8 6 (26.09%) Lync
8 6 (26.09%) F5
8 6 (26.09%) FWSM
8 6 (26.09%) Office 365
8 6 (26.09%) Juniper

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Reigate 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 23 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (26.09%) Moodle
2 6 (26.09%) Lync
2 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (73.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (26.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (100.00%) ADSL
1 23 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 23 (100.00%) Internet
2 13 (56.52%) VoIP
3 6 (26.09%) Firewall
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (26.09%) FWSM
3 6 (26.09%) DNS
4 3 (13.04%) Broadband
5 2 (8.70%) LAN
5 2 (8.70%) WAN
5 2 (8.70%) OSPF
5 2 (8.70%) BGP
5 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.35%) SHDSL
General
1 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) NOC Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Service Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior NOC Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) VLE
2 1 (4.35%) CMDB
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) ITIL
1 23 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 23 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL V3
3 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (4.35%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (95.65%) CCNA
1 22 (95.65%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (78.26%) Network+ Certification
3 5 (21.74%) MOS
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (21.74%) MCSE
3 5 (21.74%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (82.61%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) Firmware
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco
1 23 (100.00%) HP
1 23 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 18 (78.26%) BMC
3 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
3 6 (26.09%) BT
3 6 (26.09%) Barracuda Networks
3 6 (26.09%) Juniper
3 6 (26.09%) F5
4 5 (21.74%) Microsoft