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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 414 415 391
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -24
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 30 40 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.36% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 25 40 20
Average salary £40,000 £28,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -25.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £22,400 £28,350
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
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
10461 11126 11158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 51.14% 48.81% 50.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8285 8844 9162
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 2 June 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 2 June 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
West Sussex +2 12 £42,500 +88.88%
Oxfordshire - 11 £32,500 - 1
Berkshire -16 4 £40,000 -4.76% 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Surrey +4 1 £40,000 +53.84% 2
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 63 (88.73%) Windows
2 50 (70.42%) VMware
3 48 (67.61%) Active Directory
4 41 (57.75%) Firewall
4 41 (57.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 39 (54.93%) Cisco
6 37 (52.11%) Microsoft
7 36 (50.70%) DNS
7 36 (50.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 35 (49.30%) MS Exchange
9 31 (43.66%) SQL Server
10 29 (40.85%) DHCP
11 27 (38.03%) TCP/IP
11 27 (38.03%) Lync
12 25 (35.21%) Citrix
13 24 (33.80%) SAN
14 23 (32.39%) Disaster Recovery
14 23 (32.39%) Exchange Server 2010
15 22 (30.99%) HP
16 21 (29.58%) WAN
16 21 (29.58%) Business Continuity
16 21 (29.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 20 (28.17%) LAN
17 20 (28.17%) Dell
17 20 (28.17%) Windows Server 2012
17 20 (28.17%) WSUS
18 19 (26.76%) Microsoft App-V
18 19 (26.76%) Patch Management
18 19 (26.76%) Data Centre
19 18 (25.35%) Release Management

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 35 (49.30%) MS Exchange
2 27 (38.03%) Lync
3 23 (32.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (29.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 17 (23.94%) IIS
6 10 (14.08%) SharePoint
7 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (4.23%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (4.23%) Apache
10 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (15.49%) MS Office
1 11 (15.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Office 365
2 4 (5.63%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 41 (57.75%) Firewall
2 36 (50.70%) DNS
3 29 (40.85%) DHCP
4 27 (38.03%) TCP/IP
5 24 (33.80%) SAN
6 21 (29.58%) WAN
7 20 (28.17%) LAN
8 12 (16.90%) VPN
9 11 (15.49%) NAS
10 8 (11.27%) VoIP
11 7 (9.86%) Broadband
12 5 (7.04%) PuTTY
12 5 (7.04%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (7.04%) SSH
13 4 (5.63%) SSL
13 4 (5.63%) PPTP
13 4 (5.63%) IPsec
13 4 (5.63%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (5.63%) Network Security
14 3 (4.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (43.66%) SQL Server
2 17 (23.94%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.23%) Subversion
1 3 (4.23%) Bugzilla
2 2 (2.82%) Redmine
2 2 (2.82%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.41%) WinDbg
General
1 5 (7.04%) Back Office
2 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.82%) Publishing
3 2 (2.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (28.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (23.94%) Analyst
2 17 (23.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (21.13%) Support Analyst
4 13 (18.31%) IT Support
5 10 (14.08%) Senior Support Analyst
5 10 (14.08%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (11.27%) Support Engineer
6 8 (11.27%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (9.86%) Support Technician
8 6 (8.45%) IT Support Engineer
8 6 (8.45%) 3rd Line Support Technician
8 6 (8.45%) Senior Technician
9 5 (7.04%) Network Engineer
10 4 (5.63%) Server Support
10 4 (5.63%) Server Analyst
10 4 (5.63%) Senior Server Analyst
10 4 (5.63%) Server Support Analyst
10 4 (5.63%) Security Engineer
10 4 (5.63%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.94%) Web Services
1 17 (23.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.76%) Data Centre
2 18 (25.35%) Clustering
3 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.04%) Fat Client
4 5 (7.04%) Thin Client
5 4 (5.63%) Blackberry
5 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.82%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.82%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.82%) Statistics
6 2 (2.82%) iPad
6 2 (2.82%) iPhone
6 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.41%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.41%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 63 (88.73%) Windows
2 36 (50.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (28.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (21.13%) Linux
5 12 (16.90%) Windows 7
6 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (8.45%) Windows 8
8 4 (5.63%) Windows XP
9 3 (4.23%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.82%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.82%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.82%) CentOS
10 2 (2.82%) Android
10 2 (2.82%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.41%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.41%) UNIX
11 1 (1.41%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.39%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (29.58%) Business Continuity
3 19 (26.76%) Patch Management
4 18 (25.35%) Release Management
5 17 (23.94%) High Availability
5 17 (23.94%) Load Balancing
5 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (15.49%) Performance Management
6 11 (15.49%) Data Centre Operations
7 10 (14.08%) ITIL
8 8 (11.27%) Configuration Management
9 7 (9.86%) Project Management
10 6 (8.45%) CAD
10 6 (8.45%) Service Management
10 6 (8.45%) Migration
10 6 (8.45%) Agile Project Management
10 6 (8.45%) Mentoring
10 6 (8.45%) Server Monitoring
11 5 (7.04%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (7.04%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.31%) PowerShell
2 8 (11.27%) SQL
3 2 (2.82%) Perl
3 2 (2.82%) PHP
3 2 (2.82%) VBScript
3 2 (2.82%) Python
3 2 (2.82%) Ruby
3 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.41%) C
4 1 (1.41%) VB
4 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (21.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (16.90%) MCSE
3 8 (11.27%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (8.45%) CCNA
4 6 (8.45%) MCP
4 6 (8.45%) Degree
5 5 (7.04%) CCSA
5 5 (7.04%) MCSA
6 4 (5.63%) CISSP
6 4 (5.63%) CISM
7 3 (4.23%) MCDST
8 2 (2.82%) CCIE
8 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.82%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.82%) CHFI
8 2 (2.82%) CEH
8 2 (2.82%) MCITP
9 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.41%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.23%) SLA
4 2 (2.82%) HIPAA
4 2 (2.82%) FISMA
System Software
1 48 (67.61%) Active Directory
2 41 (57.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (26.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 14 (19.72%) VMware ESX
5 8 (11.27%) Hyper-V
6 7 (9.86%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (5.63%) Terminal Server
7 4 (5.63%) vSphere
8 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.82%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.82%) Snort
9 2 (2.82%) XenApp
10 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.41%) BlackBerry Internet Service
10 1 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (28.17%) WSUS
2 18 (25.35%) SCCM
2 18 (25.35%) ARCserve
3 17 (23.94%) SCSM
4 11 (15.49%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (8.45%) Backup Exec
5 6 (8.45%) SCOM
6 5 (7.04%) Nagios
7 4 (5.63%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (4.23%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (4.23%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (2.82%) NetBackup
9 2 (2.82%) Nessus
9 2 (2.82%) Nmap
9 2 (2.82%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (1.41%) SCVMM
10 1 (1.41%) DameWare
10 1 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (1.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (1.41%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 50 (70.42%) VMware
2 39 (54.93%) Cisco
3 37 (52.11%) Microsoft
4 25 (35.21%) Citrix
5 22 (30.99%) HP
6 20 (28.17%) Dell
7 18 (25.35%) SolarWinds
7 18 (25.35%) Symantec
8 17 (23.94%) Lumension
9 10 (14.08%) Sage
10 8 (11.27%) Apple
11 7 (9.86%) CheckPoint
11 7 (9.86%) McAfee
12 6 (8.45%) Brocade
12 6 (8.45%) Veeam
13 5 (7.04%) Synopsys
13 5 (7.04%) Draytek
13 5 (7.04%) Juniper
14 4 (5.63%) Qualys
14 4 (5.63%) Postini
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