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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 311 439 440
Rank change year-on-year
+128 +1
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 141 36 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.73% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 1.46% 0.33% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 30 26 34
Average salary £40,750 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.87% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +14.03%
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
9626 10824 11334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 49.82% 50.69% 47.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8046 8495 8893
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
Oxfordshire +80 124 £40,000 +23.07% 6
Hampshire +8 8 £41,500 +40.67% 1
Berkshire +13 6 £41,250 -1.78%
Surrey +10 2 £27,500 -36.04%
East Sussex - 1 £26,500 -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 178 (71.77%) Windows
2 126 (50.81%) Microsoft
3 105 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (40.73%) Python
5 86 (34.68%) C++
6 80 (32.26%) C#
7 76 (30.65%) Analytical Skills
8 73 (29.44%) QA
9 71 (28.63%) Java
10 61 (24.60%) Windows Server
11 60 (24.19%) Active Directory
12 56 (22.58%) Software Engineering
13 54 (21.77%) Pair Programming
14 53 (21.37%) MS Office
14 53 (21.37%) Data Protection
15 52 (20.97%) Regression Testing
16 51 (20.56%) Firewall
17 48 (19.35%) Internet
18 45 (18.15%) DNS
18 45 (18.15%) Continuous Improvement
19 43 (17.34%) Linux
20 40 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
21 39 (15.73%) Test Automation
22 37 (14.92%) Computer Security
22 37 (14.92%) Coaching
23 36 (14.52%) Perl
24 35 (14.11%) SAN
24 35 (14.11%) Exchange Server 2013
25 34 (13.71%) Degree
25 34 (13.71%) Windows 7

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 35 (14.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 30 (12.10%) MS Exchange
3 25 (10.08%) SharePoint
4 23 (9.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (4.84%) Tomcat
6 11 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (4.03%) Skype for Business
8 7 (2.82%) IIS
9 3 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.40%) Apache
10 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.40%) JBoss
10 1 (0.40%) nginx
10 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 53 (21.37%) MS Office
2 33 (13.31%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.84%) Office 365
3 12 (4.84%) SaaS
4 11 (4.44%) GitHub
5 8 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (20.56%) Firewall
2 48 (19.35%) Internet
3 45 (18.15%) DNS
4 35 (14.11%) SAN
5 26 (10.48%) DHCP
5 26 (10.48%) VPN
6 24 (9.68%) SMTP
7 22 (8.87%) iSCSI
8 16 (6.45%) TCP/IP
9 10 (4.03%) WAN
10 9 (3.63%) LAN
10 9 (3.63%) Wireless
11 8 (3.23%) HTTP
12 7 (2.82%) FTP
13 6 (2.42%) Network Security
14 5 (2.02%) VoIP
15 4 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
15 4 (1.61%) IPsec
16 2 (0.81%) HTTPS
16 2 (0.81%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.89%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.26%) Data Mining
3 11 (4.44%) MongoDB
3 11 (4.44%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.42%) Big Data
4 6 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.40%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 16 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 12 (4.84%) Visual Studio
2 12 (4.84%) WinDbg
3 11 (4.44%) Bitbucket
3 11 (4.44%) Maven
4 5 (2.02%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.40%) JIRA
5 1 (0.40%) Selenium
General
1 5 (2.02%) Retail
1 5 (2.02%) Telecoms
2 4 (1.61%) Finance
2 4 (1.61%) Marketing
2 4 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (0.81%) Advertising
3 2 (0.81%) Legal
3 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.40%) Billing
Job Titles
1 56 (22.58%) Software Engineer
2 31 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
3 30 (12.10%) Administrator
3 30 (12.10%) C# Software Engineer
4 27 (10.89%) Java Engineer
4 27 (10.89%) Java Software Engineer
5 26 (10.48%) Systems Administrator
6 19 (7.66%) Support Engineer
6 19 (7.66%) Windows Administrator
6 19 (7.66%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 16 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 16 (6.45%) Graduate
7 16 (6.45%) QA Engineer
7 16 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
8 14 (5.65%) Developer
9 13 (5.24%) IT Engineer
9 13 (5.24%) Technical Support
10 12 (4.84%) Analyst
10 12 (4.84%) GUI Software Engineer
10 12 (4.84%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.89%) .NET
2 17 (6.85%) HTML
3 13 (5.24%) Web Services
4 12 (4.84%) STL
5 11 (4.44%) ActiveMQ
5 11 (4.44%) JDBC
5 11 (4.44%) JNDI
5 11 (4.44%) JSON
6 8 (3.23%) Flash
7 7 (2.82%) Middleware
8 6 (2.42%) Regular Expression
9 5 (2.02%) Velocity
10 2 (0.81%) RESTful
10 2 (0.81%) SOAP
10 2 (0.81%) XML
11 1 (0.40%) 802.1X
11 1 (0.40%) LAMP
11 1 (0.40%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 76 (30.65%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (10.48%) Computer Science
3 24 (9.68%) Clustering
4 21 (8.47%) Blog
5 20 (8.06%) EqualLogic
6 16 (6.45%) Data Centre
6 16 (6.45%) User Experience
7 11 (4.44%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.42%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.61%) PKI
9 4 (1.61%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (1.21%) Replication
11 2 (0.81%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.81%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.40%) BYOD
12 1 (0.40%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.40%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.40%) iPad
12 1 (0.40%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 178 (71.77%) Windows
2 61 (24.60%) Windows Server
3 43 (17.34%) Linux
4 40 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (13.71%) Windows 7
6 33 (13.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (7.66%) Unix
8 13 (5.24%) Mac OS X
9 12 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (3.23%) Windows 8
11 7 (2.82%) Solaris
11 7 (2.82%) Windows 10
12 5 (2.02%) Mac OS
12 5 (2.02%) NetWare
13 4 (1.61%) Windows XP
14 3 (1.21%) AIX
14 3 (1.21%) HPUX
15 2 (0.81%) Debian
15 2 (0.81%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.40%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (22.58%) Software Engineering
3 54 (21.77%) Pair Programming
4 53 (21.37%) Data Protection
5 52 (20.97%) Regression Testing
6 45 (18.15%) Continuous Improvement
7 39 (15.73%) Test Automation
8 37 (14.92%) Coaching
8 37 (14.92%) Computer Security
9 33 (13.31%) Mentoring
10 23 (9.27%) Reverse Engineering
11 20 (8.06%) Product Management
11 20 (8.06%) Service Delivery
12 17 (6.85%) Automated Testing
12 17 (6.85%) Workflow
13 16 (6.45%) DevOps
13 16 (6.45%) ITIL
14 15 (6.05%) High Availability
14 15 (6.05%) Software Delivery
15 14 (5.65%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 101 (40.73%) Python
2 86 (34.68%) C++
3 80 (32.26%) C#
4 71 (28.63%) Java
5 36 (14.52%) Perl
6 32 (12.90%) JavaScript
7 23 (9.27%) C
8 20 (8.06%) SQL
9 15 (6.05%) Bash Shell
10 12 (4.84%) VC++
11 8 (3.23%) PowerShell
12 7 (2.82%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 34 (13.71%) Degree
2 28 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (7.66%) CCNA
3 19 (7.66%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (5.24%) MCSE
5 12 (4.84%) MCSA
6 10 (4.03%) MCP
7 5 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.02%) MCSD
7 5 (2.02%) MCTS
7 5 (2.02%) MOS
8 4 (1.61%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.61%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.21%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.21%) LPIC
10 2 (0.81%) CISSP
10 2 (0.81%) MBA
10 2 (0.81%) MCDST
10 2 (0.81%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.40%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (29.44%) QA
2 7 (2.82%) SLA
3 5 (2.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.61%) FISMA
System Software
1 60 (24.19%) Active Directory
2 28 (11.29%) Hyper-V
3 14 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (4.44%) Docker
5 8 (3.23%) Terminal Services
6 5 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.81%) vSphere
8 1 (0.40%) qmail
8 1 (0.40%) Squid
8 1 (0.40%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.40%) XenApp
8 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (9.27%) WSUS
2 11 (4.44%) Ansible
2 11 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (4.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 8 (3.23%) Cacti
4 8 (3.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 7 (2.82%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 6 (2.42%) Nagios
6 6 (2.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 5 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (1.61%) Backup Exec
8 4 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (1.61%) SCCM
9 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.40%) collectd
10 1 (0.40%) Ganglia
10 1 (0.40%) Graphite
10 1 (0.40%) logstash
10 1 (0.40%) Simpana
10 1 (0.40%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 126 (50.81%) Microsoft
2 29 (11.69%) VMware
3 27 (10.89%) Dell
4 25 (10.08%) Fortinet
5 22 (8.87%) Avaya
6 18 (7.26%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (6.85%) Cisco
8 16 (6.45%) HP
9 15 (6.05%) Symantec
10 11 (4.44%) Veeam
11 10 (4.03%) Citrix
11 10 (4.03%) Intel Security
11 10 (4.03%) SolarWinds
12 9 (3.63%) Cadence
13 7 (2.82%) WatchGuard
14 6 (2.42%) CheckPoint
15 5 (2.02%) Atlassian
15 5 (2.02%) Draytek
16 4 (1.61%) Trend Micro
17 3 (1.21%) EMC
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