The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 22 July 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 South East region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sophos PLC.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 416 387 394
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +7
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 32 59 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.27% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.53% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 30 41 55
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £25,000 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,350 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-25.33% -
Vendors Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
11159 11096 11449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 49.93% 50.04% 49.05%
Number of salaries quoted 8728 9054 9661
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sophos
England

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Sophos
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Sophos Salary Trend in the South East

Sophos
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Sophos Salary Histogram in the South East

Sophos
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
(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
Berkshire +12 20 £30,250 +0.83% 1
Surrey -12 6 £38,000 +1.33% 1
West Sussex +2 4 £28,250 +13.00%
Hampshire -9 1 £37,500 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £32,500 -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 49 (71.01%) Firewall
2 47 (68.12%) Windows
3 41 (59.42%) Cisco
4 38 (55.07%) Active Directory
5 34 (49.28%) Microsoft
6 31 (44.93%) MS Exchange
7 30 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (40.58%) VMware
9 26 (37.68%) CCNA
9 26 (37.68%) Citrix
9 26 (37.68%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (33.33%) ITIL
11 21 (30.43%) Nessus
11 21 (30.43%) Snort
11 21 (30.43%) MS Excel
11 21 (30.43%) Linux
11 21 (30.43%) HP
11 21 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (30.43%) Metasploit
11 21 (30.43%) Imperva
11 21 (30.43%) tcpdump
11 21 (30.43%) Nmap
12 20 (28.99%) Exchange Server 2010
12 20 (28.99%) DNS
13 18 (26.09%) Security Cleared
14 17 (24.64%) SIEM
14 17 (24.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 16 (23.19%) CISSP
15 16 (23.19%) SAN
15 16 (23.19%) CheckPoint

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 31 (44.93%) MS Exchange
2 20 (28.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (15.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (14.49%) SharePoint
4 10 (14.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (14.49%) Lync
5 5 (7.25%) Moodle
6 3 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (30.43%) MS Excel
2 11 (15.94%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (71.01%) Firewall
2 21 (30.43%) tcpdump
3 20 (28.99%) DNS
4 16 (23.19%) SAN
5 15 (21.74%) Cisco IOS
6 14 (20.29%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (20.29%) DHCP
7 13 (18.84%) VPN
8 12 (17.39%) Internet
9 11 (15.94%) Ethernet
10 10 (14.49%) Network Security
11 9 (13.04%) LAN
11 9 (13.04%) WAN
12 8 (11.59%) Broadband
13 7 (10.14%) TCP/IP
14 6 (8.70%) HTTP
14 6 (8.70%) OSPF
14 6 (8.70%) BGP
14 6 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (8.70%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (30.43%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (31.88%) Analyst
2 20 (28.99%) Security Engineer
3 8 (11.59%) Network Engineer
3 8 (11.59%) Network Security Engineer
3 8 (11.59%) Service Analyst
3 8 (11.59%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (11.59%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (10.14%) Senior Security Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) IT Support
5 5 (7.25%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (7.25%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (5.80%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Server Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Windows Server Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Escalation Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) Blackberry
1 10 (14.49%) iPad
1 10 (14.49%) iPhone
2 5 (7.25%) Firmware
3 4 (5.80%) Open Source
4 2 (2.90%) CESG
5 1 (1.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 47 (68.12%) Windows
2 30 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (30.43%) Linux
4 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (21.74%) Windows 7
6 14 (20.29%) CentOS
6 14 (20.29%) Ubuntu
6 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (14.49%) Windows XP
7 10 (14.49%) Windows Vista
7 10 (14.49%) Android
7 10 (14.49%) Windows Phone
7 10 (14.49%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.33%) ITIL
2 17 (24.64%) SIEM
2 17 (24.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 9 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (13.04%) Change Control
4 6 (8.70%) Service Management
4 6 (8.70%) Capacity Management
5 5 (7.25%) Protective Monitoring
6 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.80%) Project Management
6 4 (5.80%) ITIL V3
7 3 (4.35%) Web Development
7 3 (4.35%) Network Management
7 3 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (4.35%) Information Security
7 3 (4.35%) Security Management
8 2 (2.90%) Software Deployment
8 2 (2.90%) Release Management
9 1 (1.45%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.45%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.74%) SQL
2 14 (20.29%) Bash Shell
2 14 (20.29%) Ruby
2 14 (20.29%) Perl
2 14 (20.29%) PHP
2 14 (20.29%) Python
3 7 (10.14%) C
4 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (37.68%) CCNA
1 26 (37.68%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (26.09%) Security Cleared
3 16 (23.19%) CISSP
4 15 (21.74%) CEH
5 12 (17.39%) MCSE
5 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (17.39%) OSCP
5 12 (17.39%) OSCE
5 12 (17.39%) SC Cleared
6 8 (11.59%) MCSA
7 7 (10.14%) Network+ Certification
7 7 (10.14%) MCP
7 7 (10.14%) CCNP
8 5 (7.25%) RHCE
9 4 (5.80%) MOS
10 3 (4.35%) CCSE
10 3 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (4.35%) VCAP
10 3 (4.35%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.74%) PCI DSS
1 15 (21.74%) HIPAA
2 10 (14.49%) SLA
3 1 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (55.07%) Active Directory
2 21 (30.43%) Snort
2 21 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (30.43%) Nmap
3 9 (13.04%) vSphere
4 8 (11.59%) Hyper-V
5 7 (10.14%) Terminal Server
6 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.35%) VMware ESX
6 3 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 21 (30.43%) Nessus
2 6 (8.70%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (5.80%) SCCM
4 3 (4.35%) WSUS
4 3 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (2.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (2.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.45%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.45%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 41 (59.42%) Cisco
2 34 (49.28%) Microsoft
3 28 (40.58%) VMware
4 26 (37.68%) Citrix
5 21 (30.43%) HP
5 21 (30.43%) Imperva
6 16 (23.19%) CheckPoint
7 15 (21.74%) SolarWinds
8 14 (20.29%) Red Hat
9 13 (18.84%) Juniper
10 12 (17.39%) Symantec
10 12 (17.39%) Splunk
11 10 (14.49%) Sage
11 10 (14.49%) Draytek
12 9 (13.04%) NetApp
13 8 (11.59%) McAfee
14 7 (10.14%) BT
14 7 (10.14%) BMC
15 6 (8.70%) Barracuda Networks
15 6 (8.70%) Brocade
Reigate
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Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Generous Shift allowance
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Salary: Negotiable upon Application
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