The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 79 - 71
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.13% - 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% - 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £27,000 - £19,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,250 £31,500 £33,125
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -4.90%
Sophos
South Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
367 210 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 49.00% 48.61% 39.97%
Number of salaries quoted 299 196 242
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,025 £24,150 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Sophos
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Sophos Salary Trend in Sheffield

Sophos
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware