The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 169 150 153
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 3 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.083% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.34% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 5
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-17.14% -10.25%
Sophos
UK

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

Vendors Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1568 1452 1577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 43.52% 47.25% 48.73%
Number of salaries quoted 927 946 1027
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Sophos
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Sophos Salary Trend in Scotland

Sophos
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
Glasgow -17 1 £42,500 - 1
Sophos
UK

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) CRM
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (60.00%) ERP
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) Symantec
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (60.00%) Advertising
3 3 (60.00%) Office 365
3 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (60.00%) Dynamics CRM

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (60.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Server Technician
3 1 (20.00%) Server Support Technician
3 1 (20.00%) Server Support
3 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) CRM
1 3 (60.00%) ERP
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) MCSE
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) AppSense
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car Allowance, Annual Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
North Lanarkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Home working and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance, 10% Annual Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance + Annual Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago