The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-17.14% -10.25%
Sophos
Berkshire

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

Vendors Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
290 280 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 59.18% 45.68% 46.83%
Number of salaries quoted 250 238 241
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £31,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Sophos
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Sophos Salary Trend in Slough

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) Nessus
1 10 (100.00%) Snort
1 10 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 10 (100.00%) Nmap
1 10 (100.00%) Metasploit
1 10 (100.00%) Imperva
1 10 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 10 (100.00%) SIEM
2 6 (60.00%) Splunk
2 6 (60.00%) Juniper
2 6 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (60.00%) HTTP
2 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) CCNA
3 4 (40.00%) CISSP
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (40.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) Perl
3 4 (40.00%) PHP
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (40.00%) CEH
3 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (40.00%) OSCP
3 4 (40.00%) OSCE
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) tcpdump
2 6 (60.00%) HTTP
2 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Ubuntu
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) CentOS
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 10 (100.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Perl
1 4 (40.00%) PHP
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
1 4 (40.00%) Python
1 4 (40.00%) Ruby
1 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CCNA
1 4 (40.00%) CISSP
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (40.00%) CEH
1 4 (40.00%) OSCP
1 4 (40.00%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) PCI DSS
1 4 (40.00%) HIPAA
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Snort
1 10 (100.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Imperva
2 6 (60.00%) Splunk
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) Juniper
2 6 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat