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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 216 230 249
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +19
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 11 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.23% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 0.51% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 9
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,600 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £48,000 £35,900
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +20.68%
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
2270 2527 2945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 44.15% 44.23% 45.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1882 2147 2459
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Sophos as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 9 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the South West region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +25 9 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Devon -15 1 £20,750 -48.12%
Gloucestershire -23 1 £29,000 -27.50%
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing Sophos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 14 (77.78%) MS Exchange
4 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
5 11 (61.11%) Windows
5 11 (61.11%) Firewall
6 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 8 (44.44%) DNS
7 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
8 7 (38.89%) SQL
9 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (27.78%) VMware
10 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (27.78%) Finance
10 5 (27.78%) Citrix
10 5 (27.78%) Terminal Services
10 5 (27.78%) ITIL
11 4 (22.22%) MCSE
11 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
11 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
11 4 (22.22%) High Availability
11 4 (22.22%) Backup Exec
11 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (16.67%) Replication
12 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (77.78%) MS Exchange
2 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (5.56%) IIS
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (16.67%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.11%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) Firewall
2 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (44.44%) DNS
4 2 (11.11%) DHCP
4 2 (11.11%) LAN
4 2 (11.11%) Network Security
4 2 (11.11%) VoIP
4 2 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.56%) IPX
5 1 (5.56%) IPX/SPX
5 1 (5.56%) MPLS
5 1 (5.56%) PPP
5 1 (5.56%) PPTP
5 1 (5.56%) SSL
5 1 (5.56%) VLAN
5 1 (5.56%) VPN
5 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.11%) Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Technical Support
2 8 (44.44%) IT Support
3 7 (38.89%) Analyst
3 7 (38.89%) Support Analyst
4 6 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
4 6 (33.33%) Technical Support Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) IT Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) IT Manager
6 2 (11.11%) Marketing Manager
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Wintel Support
6 2 (11.11%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Replication
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) CMDB
3 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.56%) iSeries
3 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Unix
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) High Availability
3 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity Management
4 2 (11.11%) Data-Driven Marketing
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security
4 2 (11.11%) Line Management
4 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Server Building
4 2 (11.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 1 (5.56%) ERP
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management
5 1 (5.56%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) MCSE
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (16.67%) CCNA
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) MCP
3 2 (11.11%) MCSA
3 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) Terminal Services
2 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
6 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
2 2 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
3 1 (5.56%) HP SIM
3 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Citrix
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) arcserve
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) Dell
4 2 (11.11%) Intel Security
4 2 (11.11%) Rackspace
4 2 (11.11%) RedGate
4 2 (11.11%) Remedy
4 2 (11.11%) Symantec
4 2 (11.11%) Tableau
4 2 (11.11%) Veeam
4 2 (11.11%) Veritas
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) ProCurve
5 1 (5.56%) Sage
5 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.56%) SonicWALL
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