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 Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 23 July 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 Wales region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sophos PLC.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-25.33% -6.25%
Vendors Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
545 495 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 48.92% 45.33% 45.02%
Number of salaries quoted 492 430 335
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,101 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £55,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sophos
Wales

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sophos across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Sophos
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sophos across the South Wales region.

Sophos Salary Trend in South Wales

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) WSUS
1 5 (100.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Remedy
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (60.00%) Change Control
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (60.00%) Service Management
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (40.00%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (40.00%) UAG
4 2 (40.00%) Websense
4 2 (40.00%) Clearswift
4 2 (40.00%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (40.00%) McAfee
4 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec
5 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (20.00%) UNIX
5 1 (20.00%) Windows

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
1 1 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Service Management
1 3 (60.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (40.00%) UAG
3 1 (20.00%) MetaFrame
3 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) WSUS
1 5 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (40.00%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Remedy
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 2 (40.00%) McAfee
4 2 (40.00%) Websense
4 2 (40.00%) Clearswift