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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 428 426 383
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -43
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 14 25 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.066% 0.11% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.22% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 37
Average salary £42,000 £32,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £27,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -22.85%
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
10593 11299 10505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 50.00% 50.07% 49.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8645 8689 8413
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Oxfordshire - 7 £42,000 - 38
Hampshire +26 5 £45,175 +20.46%
Berkshire +12 3 £50,000 +53.84% 1
West Sussex -11 2 £25,000 -29.57%
Kent +1 1 £25,000 -21.87%
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 36 (81.82%) VMware
2 35 (79.55%) Windows
3 32 (72.73%) Active Directory
4 28 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (59.09%) Microsoft
6 21 (47.73%) Firewall
7 20 (45.45%) DNS
7 20 (45.45%) SQL Server
8 19 (43.18%) Citrix
9 18 (40.91%) TCP/IP
9 18 (40.91%) MS Exchange
10 17 (38.64%) DHCP
10 17 (38.64%) HP
10 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (34.09%) Cisco
12 14 (31.82%) SAN
13 13 (29.55%) Clustering
13 13 (29.55%) Lync
14 12 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
14 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (27.27%) SCCM
14 12 (27.27%) Patch Management
14 12 (27.27%) Symantec
15 10 (22.73%) ARCserve
15 10 (22.73%) LAN
15 10 (22.73%) WAN
15 10 (22.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 10 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
15 10 (22.73%) Data Centre
16 9 (20.45%) Dell Compellent

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 18 (40.91%) MS Exchange
2 13 (29.55%) Lync
3 12 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (22.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (20.45%) IIS
6 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
7 4 (9.09%) Apache
7 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
9 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (2.27%) WorkSite
10 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Office
2 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (47.73%) Firewall
2 20 (45.45%) DNS
3 18 (40.91%) TCP/IP
4 17 (38.64%) DHCP
5 14 (31.82%) SAN
6 10 (22.73%) WAN
6 10 (22.73%) LAN
7 7 (15.91%) NAS
8 5 (11.36%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (11.36%) VPN
9 3 (6.82%) SSL
9 3 (6.82%) 3G
9 3 (6.82%) PPTP
9 3 (6.82%) Wireless
9 3 (6.82%) IPsec
9 3 (6.82%) Network Security
10 2 (4.55%) VLAN
10 2 (4.55%) WPA
10 2 (4.55%) Junos
10 2 (4.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.45%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Bugzilla
1 2 (4.55%) Subversion
1 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.55%) Redmine
2 1 (2.27%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (13.64%) Marketing
2 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.55%) Publishing
4 1 (2.27%) Back Office
4 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Analyst
1 13 (29.55%) Support Analyst
2 10 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Support Technician
3 9 (20.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) IT Support
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Support Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (13.64%) Sales Consultant
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Consultant
5 6 (13.64%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 6 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support Technician
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Technician
6 5 (11.36%) Network Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Security Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) IT Support Technician
7 3 (6.82%) IT Technician
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) .NET
1 9 (20.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Clustering
2 10 (22.73%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.82%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.82%) iPhone
4 3 (6.82%) iPad
5 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.55%) Thin Client
5 2 (4.55%) Statistics
5 2 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (4.55%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.55%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (79.55%) Windows
2 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 7 (15.91%) Linux
5 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (9.09%) CentOS
7 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.82%) Mac OS X
7 3 (6.82%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.55%) NetWare
8 2 (4.55%) Solaris
8 2 (4.55%) UNIX
8 2 (4.55%) SUSE
8 2 (4.55%) Ubuntu
8 2 (4.55%) Mac OS
8 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Patch Management
2 10 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.45%) Load Balancing
3 9 (20.45%) Release Management
3 9 (20.45%) Business Continuity
3 9 (20.45%) High Availability
4 7 (15.91%) Data Centre Operations
4 7 (15.91%) Performance Management
5 6 (13.64%) CAD
5 6 (13.64%) Server Monitoring
5 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
6 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.82%) ITIL
7 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.82%) Open Source
7 3 (6.82%) Server Building
7 3 (6.82%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (4.55%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
3 3 (6.82%) Python
3 3 (6.82%) Perl
4 1 (2.27%) PHP
4 1 (2.27%) VBScript
4 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.09%) MCSE
3 3 (6.82%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) GREM
4 1 (2.27%) MCP
4 1 (2.27%) CCIE
4 1 (2.27%) CISSP
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.27%) CISM
4 1 (2.27%) CCSA
4 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.27%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
1 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.27%) HIPAA
1 1 (2.27%) FISMA
System Software
1 32 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 28 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (20.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (18.18%) VMware ESX
5 4 (9.09%) Terminal Services
6 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
7 2 (4.55%) vSphere
7 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.55%) Terminal Server
8 1 (2.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (2.27%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (27.27%) SCCM
2 10 (22.73%) ARCserve
3 9 (20.45%) WSUS
3 9 (20.45%) SCSM
4 3 (6.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (6.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (6.82%) Backup Exec
5 2 (4.55%) Nagios
5 2 (4.55%) SCOM
5 2 (4.55%) ZABBIX
5 2 (4.55%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (4.55%) logstash
6 1 (2.27%) SCVMM
6 1 (2.27%) Nessus
6 1 (2.27%) Nmap
6 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 36 (81.82%) VMware
2 26 (59.09%) Microsoft
3 19 (43.18%) Citrix
4 17 (38.64%) HP
5 15 (34.09%) Cisco
6 12 (27.27%) Symantec
7 9 (20.45%) Dell
7 9 (20.45%) SolarWinds
7 9 (20.45%) Lumension
7 9 (20.45%) Dell Compellent
8 6 (13.64%) Meru Networks
8 6 (13.64%) Toshiba
9 4 (9.09%) McAfee
9 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
9 4 (9.09%) Sage
10 3 (6.82%) Avaya
10 3 (6.82%) Draytek
11 2 (4.55%) Veeam
11 2 (4.55%) Aerohive Networks
11 2 (4.55%) Brocade
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Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
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Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: DOE
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: Upto £20,000 DOE
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Salary: Upto £35,000 DOE
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: DOE
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Abingdon
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Salary: £36,000
Posted: 12 days ago
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Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: Upto £60,000 DOE
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Abingdon
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Salary: £30,000 OTE
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