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 West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 18 April 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 West region.

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

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 220 214 215
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 5 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.086% 0.11% 0.018%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.25% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 1
Average salary £25,500 £32,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.31% +28.00%
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £29,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-1.72% +9.43%
Vendors Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2432 2409 2552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.92% 44.77% 45.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2072 2074 2219
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,200 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sophos
England

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -6 3 £25,500 -32.45% 1
Devon - 2 £22,750 -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Terminal Services
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Internet
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (50.00%) VLAN
3 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) Linux

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (50.00%) VLAN
1 3 (50.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Terminal Services
3 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
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