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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 414 401 410
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 37 37 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.32% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 35 14 31
Average salary £31,000 £32,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,400 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £29,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-1.72% +9.43%
Vendors Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
11587 11621 11911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.19% 51.77% 48.61%
Number of salaries quoted 9109 9399 10122
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -11 15 £47,500 +49.60% 2
Surrey +7 12 £26,750 -2.60% 2
West Sussex - 8 £26,250 -
Buckinghamshire -2 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £42,500 -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 52 (75.36%) Firewall
2 43 (62.32%) Windows
3 40 (57.97%) Active Directory
4 36 (52.17%) Cisco
5 35 (50.72%) CCNA
5 35 (50.72%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (46.38%) MS Exchange
6 32 (46.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (40.58%) MS Excel
7 28 (40.58%) Microsoft
8 27 (39.13%) DNS
9 25 (36.23%) HP
10 23 (33.33%) SQL
11 22 (31.88%) ITIL
11 22 (31.88%) SLA
11 22 (31.88%) CISSP
11 22 (31.88%) Red Hat
12 21 (30.43%) Linux
12 21 (30.43%) Metasploit
12 21 (30.43%) Imperva
12 21 (30.43%) tcpdump
12 21 (30.43%) Nessus
12 21 (30.43%) CEH
12 21 (30.43%) Snort
12 21 (30.43%) Nmap
13 20 (28.99%) Ruby
13 20 (28.99%) Ubuntu
13 20 (28.99%) Bash Shell
13 20 (28.99%) HIPAA
13 20 (28.99%) CentOS

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 32 (46.38%) MS Exchange
2 16 (23.19%) SharePoint
2 16 (23.19%) Lync
3 15 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (18.84%) Moodle
5 8 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (11.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.90%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.90%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (40.58%) MS Excel
2 17 (24.64%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 52 (75.36%) Firewall
2 27 (39.13%) DNS
3 21 (30.43%) tcpdump
4 17 (24.64%) Internet
5 16 (23.19%) Ethernet
6 14 (20.29%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (18.84%) ADSL
8 12 (17.39%) DHCP
9 10 (14.49%) VPN
9 10 (14.49%) LAN
9 10 (14.49%) WAN
10 9 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (11.59%) FWSM
11 8 (11.59%) SAN
11 8 (11.59%) Broadband
12 5 (7.25%) Network Security
13 4 (5.80%) IPsec
13 4 (5.80%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (5.80%) PPTP
13 4 (5.80%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (30.43%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (11.59%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (34.78%) Security Engineer
2 17 (24.64%) Analyst
3 13 (18.84%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (18.84%) Service Analyst
4 8 (11.59%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (11.59%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (5.80%) Network Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Support Analyst
5 4 (5.80%) IT Support
5 4 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Escalation Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Junior
6 3 (4.35%) Security Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Firmware
2 10 (14.49%) Blackberry
3 8 (11.59%) iPhone
3 8 (11.59%) iPad
4 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.90%) Open Source
5 1 (1.45%) CMDB
5 1 (1.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 43 (62.32%) Windows
2 32 (46.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (30.43%) Linux
4 20 (28.99%) Ubuntu
4 20 (28.99%) CentOS
5 19 (27.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (24.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (21.74%) Windows 7
8 10 (14.49%) Windows XP
9 8 (11.59%) Windows Vista
9 8 (11.59%) Android
9 8 (11.59%) Windows 8
9 8 (11.59%) Windows Phone
10 3 (4.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) ITIL
2 19 (27.54%) SIEM
2 19 (27.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 16 (23.19%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (11.59%) ITIL V3
5 6 (8.70%) Software Deployment
6 5 (7.25%) Information Security
7 4 (5.80%) Change Control
8 3 (4.35%) Capacity Management
8 3 (4.35%) Release Management
9 2 (2.90%) Risk Management
9 2 (2.90%) Security Management
9 2 (2.90%) Service Management
9 2 (2.90%) Project Planning
9 2 (2.90%) Resource Management
9 2 (2.90%) Protective Monitoring
9 2 (2.90%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (1.45%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (1.45%) Web Development
10 1 (1.45%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (33.33%) SQL
2 20 (28.99%) Ruby
2 20 (28.99%) Bash Shell
2 20 (28.99%) Perl
2 20 (28.99%) PHP
2 20 (28.99%) Python
3 7 (10.14%) C
4 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (50.72%) CCNA
1 35 (50.72%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (31.88%) CISSP
3 21 (30.43%) CEH
4 20 (28.99%) OSCP
4 20 (28.99%) OSCE
5 19 (27.54%) Security Cleared
6 14 (20.29%) Network+ Certification
7 13 (18.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (18.84%) MCSE
8 11 (15.94%) SC Cleared
9 9 (13.04%) MCSA
10 8 (11.59%) Degree
10 8 (11.59%) MOS
11 6 (8.70%) DV Cleared
12 5 (7.25%) MCP
12 5 (7.25%) RHCE
13 4 (5.80%) CCNP
14 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (1.45%) CNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (31.88%) SLA
2 20 (28.99%) HIPAA
2 20 (28.99%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (57.97%) Active Directory
2 21 (30.43%) Snort
2 21 (30.43%) Nmap
3 13 (18.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (11.59%) vSphere
5 5 (7.25%) Hyper-V
6 4 (5.80%) Terminal Server
7 3 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (4.35%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 21 (30.43%) Nessus
2 4 (5.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (5.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (4.35%) SCCM
3 3 (4.35%) WSUS
3 3 (4.35%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (4.35%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.90%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 36 (52.17%) Cisco
2 28 (40.58%) Microsoft
3 25 (36.23%) HP
4 22 (31.88%) Red Hat
5 21 (30.43%) Imperva
6 19 (27.54%) SolarWinds
7 18 (26.09%) VMware
8 17 (24.64%) Citrix
9 15 (21.74%) BMC
9 15 (21.74%) BT
10 14 (20.29%) Barracuda Networks
11 12 (17.39%) Symantec
12 11 (15.94%) CheckPoint
13 9 (13.04%) Juniper
14 8 (11.59%) Draytek
14 8 (11.59%) F5
14 8 (11.59%) Sage
15 7 (10.14%) McAfee
16 5 (7.25%) NetApp
17 4 (5.80%) Dell
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