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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 405 385 366
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -19
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 35 41 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.19% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.39% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 25 33 76
Average salary £28,000 £35,000 £49,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -28.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £23,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £44,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-17.14% -12.50%
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
11272 10543 11150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 51.23% 49.91% 49.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8628 8498 9361
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Surrey +4 17 £24,500 -34.66% 2
Berkshire +3 12 £32,500 +4.83% 2
Buckinghamshire 0 2 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Kent -1 1 £32,000 -32.63%
Hampshire -9 1 £37,500 -16.66% 1
West Sussex -14 1 £35,500 +26.78% 2
East Sussex - 1 £32,500 -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 48 (62.34%) Cisco
3 46 (59.74%) Windows
4 41 (53.25%) Microsoft
4 41 (53.25%) Firewall
5 39 (50.65%) MS Exchange
5 39 (50.65%) HP
6 38 (49.35%) MS Excel
7 31 (40.26%) ITIL
7 31 (40.26%) CCNA
7 31 (40.26%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (32.47%) SolarWinds
9 23 (29.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
10 22 (28.57%) Internet
10 22 (28.57%) DNS
11 21 (27.27%) SLA
11 21 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (27.27%) VMware
11 21 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
12 20 (25.97%) Citrix
12 20 (25.97%) Ethernet
13 18 (23.38%) C
13 18 (23.38%) BMC
13 18 (23.38%) Network+ Certification
13 18 (23.38%) Security Cleared
13 18 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (22.08%) CheckPoint
14 17 (22.08%) ADSL
15 16 (20.78%) Juniper

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 39 (50.65%) MS Exchange
2 15 (19.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 11 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (12.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (12.99%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (12.99%) Lync
5 8 (10.39%) Moodle
6 3 (3.90%) IIS
7 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 38 (49.35%) MS Excel
2 11 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (53.25%) Firewall
2 22 (28.57%) DNS
2 22 (28.57%) Internet
3 20 (25.97%) Ethernet
4 17 (22.08%) ADSL
5 16 (20.78%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (19.48%) VoIP
7 14 (18.18%) SAN
7 14 (18.18%) tcpdump
8 13 (16.88%) VPN
8 13 (16.88%) DHCP
9 12 (15.58%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (11.69%) TCP/IP
10 9 (11.69%) Broadband
11 8 (10.39%) FWSM
12 7 (9.09%) WAN
13 6 (7.79%) LAN
13 6 (7.79%) HTTP
13 6 (7.79%) Network Security
13 6 (7.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (18.18%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (15.58%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.09%) Finance
3 6 (7.79%) Retail
4 2 (2.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (32.47%) Analyst
2 15 (19.48%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (16.88%) Service Analyst
3 13 (16.88%) Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (15.58%) Support Engineer
5 10 (12.99%) Security Engineer
6 9 (11.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (10.39%) NOC Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) Senior Security Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (6.49%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (6.49%) Network Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Network Security Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) IT Support
10 4 (5.19%) Support Analyst
10 4 (5.19%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (3.90%) Project Engineer
11 3 (3.90%) Field Engineer
11 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.99%) iPad
2 10 (12.99%) Blackberry
2 10 (12.99%) iPhone
3 6 (7.79%) Firmware
4 3 (3.90%) Open Source
5 2 (2.60%) VLE
5 2 (2.60%) CESG
5 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.30%) CMDB
6 1 (1.30%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.30%) Replication
6 1 (1.30%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 46 (59.74%) Windows
2 23 (29.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (19.48%) Linux
5 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 11 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 10 (12.99%) Windows Phone
7 10 (12.99%) Windows XP
7 10 (12.99%) Windows Vista
7 10 (12.99%) Android
8 8 (10.39%) Ubuntu
8 8 (10.39%) CentOS
9 7 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.26%) ITIL
2 22 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
3 21 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
4 11 (14.29%) SIEM
4 11 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 10 (12.99%) Software Deployment
6 9 (11.69%) Release Management
7 8 (10.39%) Software Distribution
8 7 (9.09%) ITIL V3
9 6 (7.79%) Change Control
10 5 (6.49%) Service Management
11 3 (3.90%) PRINCE2
11 3 (3.90%) Information Security
11 3 (3.90%) Web Development
11 3 (3.90%) Project Management
11 3 (3.90%) Capacity Management
11 3 (3.90%) Protective Monitoring
12 2 (2.60%) Migration
12 2 (2.60%) Network Management
12 2 (2.60%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.38%) C
2 9 (11.69%) SQL
3 8 (10.39%) Python
3 8 (10.39%) Ruby
3 8 (10.39%) Perl
3 8 (10.39%) PHP
3 8 (10.39%) Bash Shell
4 4 (5.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (40.26%) CCNA
1 31 (40.26%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (23.38%) Network+ Certification
2 18 (23.38%) Security Cleared
3 15 (19.48%) SC Cleared
4 13 (16.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (16.88%) MCSE
5 10 (12.99%) MCSA
5 10 (12.99%) DV Cleared
6 7 (9.09%) MOS
6 7 (9.09%) CEH
6 7 (9.09%) CISSP
7 6 (7.79%) MCP
8 5 (6.49%) CCNP
8 5 (6.49%) OSCP
8 5 (6.49%) OSCE
9 3 (3.90%) VCAP
9 3 (3.90%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (3.90%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (27.27%) SLA
2 8 (10.39%) PCI DSS
2 8 (10.39%) HIPAA
System Software
1 49 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 18 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (18.18%) Snort
3 14 (18.18%) Nmap
4 10 (12.99%) Hyper-V
5 7 (9.09%) Terminal Server
6 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (3.90%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.90%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (3.90%) vSphere
7 1 (1.30%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.30%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 14 (18.18%) Nessus
2 11 (14.29%) SCCM
3 10 (12.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 10 (12.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 7 (9.09%) SCOM
5 3 (3.90%) WSUS
5 3 (3.90%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (2.60%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (2.60%) SCVMM
6 2 (2.60%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.30%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.30%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 48 (62.34%) Cisco
2 41 (53.25%) Microsoft
3 39 (50.65%) HP
4 25 (32.47%) SolarWinds
5 21 (27.27%) VMware
6 20 (25.97%) Citrix
7 18 (23.38%) BMC
8 17 (22.08%) CheckPoint
9 16 (20.78%) Juniper
10 14 (18.18%) Imperva
11 13 (16.88%) McAfee
12 12 (15.58%) Symantec
13 10 (12.99%) Sage
13 10 (12.99%) Draytek
13 10 (12.99%) BT
14 9 (11.69%) Splunk
14 9 (11.69%) Barracuda Networks
15 8 (10.39%) F5
15 8 (10.39%) Red Hat
16 6 (7.79%) NetApp
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