The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Scotland region.

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

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 167 154 154
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 1 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.028% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.062% 0.38% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 6
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-25.33% -6.25%
Vendors Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1602 1593 1538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 44.33% 49.21% 49.36%
Number of salaries quoted 998 1075 1033
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sophos
UK

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) AppSense
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) COM
3 1 (33.33%) Linux

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Server Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support
2 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) AppSense
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
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