The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 234 230 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 20 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.35% 0.22% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.78% 0.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 0
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -
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 West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2563 2598 2438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 44.70% 43.30% 44.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2126 2253 2035
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Sophos
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Sophos Salary Trend in the South West

Sophos
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos across the South West region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Sophos Salary Histogram in the South West

Sophos
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the South West region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
Gloucestershire +1 9 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Wiltshire - 5 £32,000 -
Devon - 4 £40,000 -
Bristol - 2 £50,000 -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 30 (85.71%) VMware
2 24 (68.57%) Windows
3 19 (54.29%) Active Directory
3 19 (54.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (51.43%) Windows Server
4 18 (51.43%) Firewall
5 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
5 17 (48.57%) SQL Server
5 17 (48.57%) ITIL
6 16 (45.71%) HP
7 15 (42.86%) NetApp
7 15 (42.86%) MS Exchange
7 15 (42.86%) vSphere
8 13 (37.14%) Linux
8 13 (37.14%) SQL
8 13 (37.14%) SAN
8 13 (37.14%) Citrix
8 13 (37.14%) Cisco
9 12 (34.29%) WAN
9 12 (34.29%) Citrix Certification
9 12 (34.29%) LAN
9 12 (34.29%) XenApp
10 11 (31.43%) DHCP
10 11 (31.43%) Unix
10 11 (31.43%) DNS
10 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (31.43%) MCITP
11 10 (28.57%) NetBackup
11 10 (28.57%) Backup Exec
11 10 (28.57%) Symantec

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 15 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
3 5 (14.29%) IBM Notes
4 4 (11.43%) IBM Domino
5 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (51.43%) Firewall
2 13 (37.14%) SAN
3 12 (34.29%) LAN
3 12 (34.29%) WAN
4 11 (31.43%) DHCP
4 11 (31.43%) DNS
5 6 (17.14%) VoIP
6 5 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (11.43%) PPP
7 4 (11.43%) SSL
8 2 (5.71%) Internet
9 1 (2.86%) ADSL
9 1 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (2.86%) NAS
9 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (48.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) MySQL
General
1 4 (11.43%) Advertising
2 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) IT Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (17.14%) Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Support Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Citrix Support
6 4 (11.43%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) IT Manager
6 4 (11.43%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Systems Manager
7 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 3 (8.57%) Citrix Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Citrix Support Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Server Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Server Support
7 3 (8.57%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) .NET
1 4 (11.43%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.86%) COM
2 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.86%) J2EE
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Replication
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (11.43%) EqualLogic
2 4 (11.43%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) PMI
3 1 (2.86%) SCADA
3 1 (2.86%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 24 (68.57%) Windows
2 18 (51.43%) Windows Server
3 13 (37.14%) Linux
4 11 (31.43%) Unix
5 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.86%) Android
9 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.86%) Debian
9 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) Business Continuity
2 6 (17.14%) Business Continuity Management
3 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.71%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.86%) Computer Forensics
6 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.86%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.86%) MODAF
6 1 (2.86%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
6 1 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.86%) SIEM
6 1 (2.86%) SysML
6 1 (2.86%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.86%) UML
6 1 (2.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
3 4 (11.43%) Perl
3 4 (11.43%) Python
3 4 (11.43%) VB
4 1 (2.86%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Citrix Certification
2 11 (31.43%) MCITP
2 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (28.57%) MCSA
3 10 (28.57%) MCSE
4 6 (17.14%) CCNA
4 6 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 4 (11.43%) CCA
6 4 (11.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.86%) CISSP
7 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.86%) VCP4
7 1 (2.86%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (54.29%) Active Directory
1 19 (54.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (42.86%) vSphere
3 12 (34.29%) XenApp
4 4 (11.43%) XenDesktop
5 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.71%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.86%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.86%) UAG
7 1 (2.86%) vCloud
7 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) Backup Exec
1 10 (28.57%) NetBackup
1 10 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (22.86%) WSUS
3 4 (11.43%) OpenView
4 1 (2.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.86%) Nessus
4 1 (2.86%) SCCM
4 1 (2.86%) SCOM
4 1 (2.86%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (2.86%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 30 (85.71%) VMware
2 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
3 16 (45.71%) HP
4 15 (42.86%) NetApp
5 13 (37.14%) Cisco
5 13 (37.14%) Citrix
6 10 (28.57%) Symantec
7 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
8 5 (14.29%) Dell
8 5 (14.29%) Lotus
8 5 (14.29%) Veeam
9 2 (5.71%) EMC
9 2 (5.71%) Fortinet
9 2 (5.71%) Intel Security
9 2 (5.71%) Oracle
10 1 (2.86%) 3PAR
10 1 (2.86%) Forcepoint
10 1 (2.86%) GFI Software
10 1 (2.86%) Iron Mountain
10 1 (2.86%) Juniper
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago