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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 161 171 149
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -22
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 8 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.24% 0.027% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 0.062% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 6
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £27,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -22.85%
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
1347 1616 1501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 40.73% 43.27% 48.50%
Number of salaries quoted 868 988 996
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Sophos Salary Histogram 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 2 September 2015. 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
Edinburgh - 6 £45,000 -
Dundee - 2 £31,500 - 1
Sophos
UK

Sophos
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 7 (77.78%) CISSP
1 7 (77.78%) Symantec
1 7 (77.78%) Websense
1 7 (77.78%) Security Management
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
1 7 (77.78%) Banking
1 7 (77.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 7 (77.78%) CISMP
1 7 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
1 7 (77.78%) Risk Assessment
1 7 (77.78%) Information Security
1 7 (77.78%) SWIFT
2 2 (22.22%) Acronis
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Network Management
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Data Security

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
1 7 (77.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
2 7 (77.78%) Security Analyst
2 7 (77.78%) Information Analyst
2 7 (77.78%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Support
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Security Management
1 7 (77.78%) Risk Assessment
1 7 (77.78%) Information Security
1 7 (77.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (11.11%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Security
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CISSP
1 7 (77.78%) CISMP
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Symantec
1 7 (77.78%) Websense
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Acronis
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Dundee
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago