The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Runcorn region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 15 7 17
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 1 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 1.85% 10.81% 1.79%
As % of the Vendors category 3.03% 19.05% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £47,500 £39,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.79% +77.27%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.07%
Sophos
Cheshire

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

Vendors Category
Runcorn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
33 21 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 61.11% 56.76% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 30 17 19
Average salary £35,000 £39,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.82% -12.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

Sophos
Salary Trend in Runcorn

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

Sophos Salary Trend in Runcorn

Sophos
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (50.00%) MAILsweeper
2 2 (50.00%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Lync
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SMTP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) IronPort
2 2 (50.00%) Trend Micro
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Lync
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (50.00%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SMTP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (50.00%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) IronPort
2 2 (50.00%) Trend Micro