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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 176 - 159
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.049% - 0.028%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% - 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £29,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-1.72% +9.43%
Vendors Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1863 1617 1686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 46.00% 51.89% 47.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1157 959 1222
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sophos
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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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Moray - 2 - -
Sophos
UK

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) AppSense
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) CommVault

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Server Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support
2 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Analyst
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 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
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%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) AppSense
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) CommVault
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds