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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +3.27%
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
1210 1371 1442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 39.26% 41.51% 49.11%
Number of salaries quoted 800 868 938
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

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 28 January 2015, 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%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) ERP
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Advertising
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) COM
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) ERP
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Car Allowance + Microsoft Certs
Posted: 23 hours ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Microsoft Certs + Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Microsoft Certifications
Posted: 11 days ago