The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 423 417 385
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -32
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 20 27 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.096% 0.12% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.24% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 43
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £28,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+33.92% -25.33%
Sophos
England

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

Vendors Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10449 11237 10964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 50.39% 49.62% 49.72%
Number of salaries quoted 8415 8758 8886
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
West Sussex +10 8 £42,500 +50.44%
Oxfordshire - 7 £27,500 - 1
Hampshire +4 3 £45,175 +20.46%
Surrey +11 1 £40,000 +5.26% 1
Kent - 1 £25,000 -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 46 (82.14%) VMware
2 45 (80.36%) Windows
3 40 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 38 (67.86%) Microsoft
5 36 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 29 (51.79%) DNS
7 28 (50.00%) Firewall
8 27 (48.21%) MS Exchange
9 25 (44.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (42.86%) SQL Server
10 24 (42.86%) HP
11 23 (41.07%) Citrix
11 23 (41.07%) DHCP
12 21 (37.50%) Cisco
13 19 (33.93%) SAN
13 19 (33.93%) TCP/IP
13 19 (33.93%) Lync
14 17 (30.36%) SCCM
14 17 (30.36%) Clustering
15 16 (28.57%) Patch Management
16 15 (26.79%) Exchange Server 2010
16 15 (26.79%) WSUS
16 15 (26.79%) Disaster Recovery
16 15 (26.79%) WAN
16 15 (26.79%) LAN
16 15 (26.79%) Symantec
17 14 (25.00%) ARCserve
17 14 (25.00%) Dell
17 14 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
17 14 (25.00%) Business Continuity

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 27 (48.21%) MS Exchange
2 19 (33.93%) Lync
3 15 (26.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 13 (23.21%) IIS
6 7 (12.50%) SharePoint
7 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (5.36%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (5.36%) Apache
10 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
11 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (1.79%) WorkSite
Applications
1 11 (19.64%) MS Office
2 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 29 (51.79%) DNS
2 28 (50.00%) Firewall
3 23 (41.07%) DHCP
4 19 (33.93%) TCP/IP
4 19 (33.93%) SAN
5 15 (26.79%) LAN
5 15 (26.79%) WAN
6 9 (16.07%) VPN
6 9 (16.07%) NAS
7 5 (8.93%) Broadband
7 5 (8.93%) SSH
7 5 (8.93%) PuTTY
8 4 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (5.36%) Wireless
9 3 (5.36%) IPsec
9 3 (5.36%) WPA
9 3 (5.36%) SSL
9 3 (5.36%) VoIP
9 3 (5.36%) VLAN
9 3 (5.36%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (23.21%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Bugzilla
1 3 (5.36%) Subversion
1 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.57%) Redmine
General
1 6 (10.71%) Marketing
2 5 (8.93%) Back Office
2 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.57%) Publishing
4 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Analyst
2 16 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 15 (26.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (23.21%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (17.86%) Senior Support Analyst
5 10 (17.86%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (14.29%) Support Technician
6 8 (14.29%) IT Support
7 6 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support Technician
7 6 (10.71%) Senior Technician
7 6 (10.71%) Sales Consultant
7 6 (10.71%) Consultant
7 6 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (10.71%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 5 (8.93%) IT Support Analyst
8 5 (8.93%) Network Engineer
9 4 (7.14%) Support Engineer
9 4 (7.14%) Server Support
9 4 (7.14%) Server Support Analyst
9 4 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.21%) .NET
1 13 (23.21%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.36%) Clustering
2 14 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.14%) Thin Client
4 4 (7.14%) Fat Client
5 3 (5.36%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.57%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.57%) Statistics
6 2 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (3.57%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.79%) iPhone
7 1 (1.79%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.79%) iPad
7 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 45 (80.36%) Windows
2 25 (44.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (19.64%) Windows 7
5 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (10.71%) Linux
6 3 (5.36%) Mac OS X
6 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
6 3 (5.36%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.57%) UNIX
7 2 (3.57%) CentOS
7 2 (3.57%) Mac OS
7 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.57%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) Patch Management
2 15 (26.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (23.21%) Load Balancing
4 13 (23.21%) Release Management
4 13 (23.21%) High Availability
5 9 (16.07%) Data Centre Operations
5 9 (16.07%) Performance Management
6 7 (12.50%) ITIL
7 6 (10.71%) CAD
7 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
7 6 (10.71%) Server Monitoring
7 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
7 6 (10.71%) Migration
8 5 (8.93%) Project Management
9 4 (7.14%) Service Management
9 4 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
10 3 (5.36%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (5.36%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.64%) PowerShell
2 7 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (3.57%) VBScript
4 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (14.29%) MCSE
3 5 (8.93%) Degree
3 5 (8.93%) CCSA
4 2 (3.57%) MCP
5 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.79%) MCITP
5 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) MCSA
5 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
1 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 36 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (19.64%) VMware ESX
5 5 (8.93%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
7 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (5.36%) Terminal Server
7 3 (5.36%) vSphere
8 2 (3.57%) Terminal Services
8 2 (3.57%) XenApp
9 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 17 (30.36%) SCCM
2 15 (26.79%) WSUS
3 14 (25.00%) ARCserve
4 13 (23.21%) SCSM
5 4 (7.14%) SCOM
5 4 (7.14%) Backup Exec
6 3 (5.36%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (5.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (5.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (3.57%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (3.57%) Nagios
8 1 (1.79%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.79%) ZENworks
8 1 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 46 (82.14%) VMware
2 38 (67.86%) Microsoft
3 24 (42.86%) HP
4 23 (41.07%) Citrix
5 21 (37.50%) Cisco
6 15 (26.79%) Symantec
7 14 (25.00%) Dell
8 13 (23.21%) Lumension
8 13 (23.21%) Dell Compellent
9 12 (21.43%) SolarWinds
10 8 (14.29%) Sage
11 6 (10.71%) Meru Networks
11 6 (10.71%) Toshiba
12 5 (8.93%) Veeam
12 5 (8.93%) Synopsys
12 5 (8.93%) Apple
13 4 (7.14%) CheckPoint
13 4 (7.14%) Brocade
14 3 (5.36%) Draytek
14 3 (5.36%) McAfee
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