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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 397 400 363
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -37
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 45 41 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.19% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.39% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 26 33 67
Average salary £24,500 £31,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.96% -27.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,800 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £32,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.92% -6.42%
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
11177 10627 10937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 51.19% 49.39% 48.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8578 8537 9178
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,750 £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 20 October 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 20 October 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
Berkshire +12 23 £22,500 -27.41% 1
Surrey +12 17 £24,500 +6.52%
Buckinghamshire -8 2 £47,500 +131.70%
Kent +5 1 £32,000 -32.63% 1
Hampshire -6 1 £37,500 -16.66%
Home Counties - 1 £27,500 -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (65.33%) Windows
1 49 (65.33%) HP
2 47 (62.67%) Microsoft
3 44 (58.67%) Active Directory
4 37 (49.33%) MS Excel
5 36 (48.00%) Cisco
6 29 (38.67%) Firewall
7 28 (37.33%) CCNA
7 28 (37.33%) Cisco Certification
7 28 (37.33%) Security Cleared
8 27 (36.00%) SC Cleared
8 27 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (36.00%) McAfee
9 26 (34.67%) MS Exchange
9 26 (34.67%) ITIL
10 24 (32.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 24 (32.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 24 (32.00%) Software Deployment
11 22 (29.33%) DV Cleared
11 22 (29.33%) Release Management
11 22 (29.33%) SolarWinds
12 21 (28.00%) Windows 2000 Server
12 21 (28.00%) Internet
13 20 (26.67%) Ethernet
14 18 (24.00%) Telecoms
14 18 (24.00%) SLA
14 18 (24.00%) SCCM
14 18 (24.00%) Software Distribution
14 18 (24.00%) Network Monitoring
14 18 (24.00%) Kalman Filter

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 26 (34.67%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (10.67%) Lync
4 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (8.00%) Moodle
5 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.67%) IIS
7 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 37 (49.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (38.67%) Firewall
2 21 (28.00%) Internet
3 20 (26.67%) Ethernet
4 17 (22.67%) ADSL
5 14 (18.67%) VoIP
6 13 (17.33%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (16.00%) tcpdump
8 11 (14.67%) DNS
9 9 (12.00%) SAN
9 9 (12.00%) TCP/IP
10 7 (9.33%) WAN
11 6 (8.00%) HTTP
11 6 (8.00%) LAN
11 6 (8.00%) FWSM
11 6 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (6.67%) Network Security
12 5 (6.67%) DHCP
12 5 (6.67%) Broadband
12 5 (6.67%) VPN
12 5 (6.67%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (16.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (24.00%) Telecoms
2 14 (18.67%) Finance
2 14 (18.67%) Retail
3 2 (2.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 25 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 25 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 22 (29.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 20 (26.67%) Analyst
4 10 (13.33%) NOC Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) Security Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (10.67%) Service Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) Senior Security Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) IT Support
8 3 (4.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Wintel Support
9 2 (2.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) Senior NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (2.67%) VLE
1 2 (2.67%) CESG
1 2 (2.67%) iPhone
1 2 (2.67%) Open Source
1 2 (2.67%) iPad
1 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.33%) EqualLogic
2 1 (1.33%) CMDB
2 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 49 (65.33%) Windows
2 27 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (28.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 13 (17.33%) Linux
4 13 (17.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (8.00%) CentOS
6 6 (8.00%) Ubuntu
7 3 (4.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.67%) Windows Phone
8 2 (2.67%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.67%) Android
8 2 (2.67%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.67%) ITIL
2 24 (32.00%) Software Deployment
3 22 (29.33%) Release Management
4 18 (24.00%) Software Distribution
4 18 (24.00%) Network Monitoring
4 18 (24.00%) Kalman Filter
5 10 (13.33%) SIEM
5 10 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (6.67%) Change Control
6 5 (6.67%) ITIL V3
7 4 (5.33%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.33%) Project Management
7 4 (5.33%) Service Management
8 3 (4.00%) Information Security
8 3 (4.00%) Capacity Management
8 3 (4.00%) Protective Monitoring
9 2 (2.67%) Web Development
9 2 (2.67%) Migration
9 2 (2.67%) Network Management
9 2 (2.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.00%) C
2 6 (8.00%) Perl
2 6 (8.00%) PHP
2 6 (8.00%) SQL
2 6 (8.00%) Python
2 6 (8.00%) Ruby
2 6 (8.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (37.33%) CCNA
1 28 (37.33%) Cisco Certification
1 28 (37.33%) Security Cleared
2 27 (36.00%) SC Cleared
3 22 (29.33%) DV Cleared
4 17 (22.67%) Network+ Certification
5 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (14.67%) MCSE
7 8 (10.67%) MCSA
8 6 (8.00%) CISSP
8 6 (8.00%) CEH
9 5 (6.67%) CCNP
9 5 (6.67%) MOS
10 4 (5.33%) OSCP
10 4 (5.33%) OSCE
11 3 (4.00%) VCAP
11 3 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (2.67%) MCP
12 2 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (24.00%) SLA
2 6 (8.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (8.00%) HIPAA
System Software
1 44 (58.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (17.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (16.00%) Snort
3 12 (16.00%) Nmap
4 6 (8.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.33%) Firmware
6 3 (4.00%) Terminal Server
6 3 (4.00%) vSphere
7 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.67%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.33%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 24 (32.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 24 (32.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 18 (24.00%) SCCM
3 15 (20.00%) SCOM
4 12 (16.00%) Nessus
5 3 (4.00%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (2.67%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (2.67%) WSUS
6 2 (2.67%) SCVMM
6 2 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.67%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.33%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.33%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 49 (65.33%) HP
2 47 (62.67%) Microsoft
3 36 (48.00%) Cisco
4 27 (36.00%) McAfee
5 22 (29.33%) SolarWinds
6 16 (21.33%) BMC
7 15 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 15 (20.00%) VMware
8 14 (18.67%) Fujitsu
8 14 (18.67%) Juniper
9 12 (16.00%) Citrix
9 12 (16.00%) Imperva
10 9 (12.00%) Splunk
11 6 (8.00%) Barracuda Networks
11 6 (8.00%) F5
11 6 (8.00%) NetApp
11 6 (8.00%) Red Hat
11 6 (8.00%) BT
12 4 (5.33%) Symantec
13 3 (4.00%) LANDesk
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
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