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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 240 240 236
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 10 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.43% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 10
Median salary £33,750 £40,500 £24,534
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +65.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £27,048
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £37,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +29.31%
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
2426 2557 2668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 42.98% 43.00% 43.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2030 2148 2186
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +13 5 £35,000 -12.50%
Devon - 2 £20,750 -
Somerset - 2 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire -14 1 £25,000 -38.27% 1
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
3 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 13 (68.42%) MS Exchange
4 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
5 10 (52.63%) VMware
5 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (47.37%) Windows Server
7 8 (42.11%) DNS
8 7 (36.84%) Linux
8 7 (36.84%) MCSE
8 7 (36.84%) CCNA
8 7 (36.84%) Citrix
8 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (36.84%) Backup Exec
9 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (31.58%) Firewall
9 6 (31.58%) MS Office
9 6 (31.58%) SQL
9 6 (31.58%) MCP
9 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
9 6 (31.58%) DHCP
10 5 (26.32%) ITIL
10 5 (26.32%) Cisco
10 5 (26.32%) Symantec
10 5 (26.32%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (26.32%) Terminal Services
10 5 (26.32%) NetBackup
10 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure

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 13 (68.42%) MS Exchange
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (15.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2000
3 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
2 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
3 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.53%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) DNS
2 6 (31.58%) DHCP
2 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
3 4 (21.05%) SAN
4 3 (15.79%) PBX
4 3 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (10.53%) LAN
5 2 (10.53%) Network Security
5 2 (10.53%) VPN
5 2 (10.53%) WAN
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (5.26%) IPX
6 1 (5.26%) IPX/SPX
6 1 (5.26%) MPLS
6 1 (5.26%) PPP
6 1 (5.26%) PPTP
6 1 (5.26%) SSL
6 1 (5.26%) VLAN
6 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (10.53%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Games
1 2 (10.53%) Marketing
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
1 7 (36.84%) IT Support
2 6 (31.58%) Support Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Technical Support
3 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Wintel Support
4 3 (15.79%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Active Directory Support
5 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) IT Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) IT Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Marketing Manager
5 2 (10.53%) SSRS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) COM
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
1 3 (15.79%) Clustering
1 3 (15.79%) Replication
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) CMDB
3 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.26%) iSeries
3 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Server
4 7 (36.84%) Linux
5 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (26.32%) Windows 10
6 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
7 3 (15.79%) Mac OS
8 2 (10.53%) Unix
9 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
9 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
9 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
3 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity Management
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
3 2 (10.53%) Data-Driven Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Information Security
3 2 (10.53%) Line Management
3 2 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Server Building
3 2 (10.53%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (5.26%) ERP
4 1 (5.26%) High Availability
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Software Distribution
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) CCNA
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (36.84%) MCSE
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (31.58%) MCP
3 4 (21.05%) MCSA
4 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) MCITP
4 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (26.32%) Terminal Services
2 5 (26.32%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
3 3 (15.79%) XenApp
4 2 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (10.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Backup Exec
2 5 (26.32%) NetBackup
2 5 (26.32%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (21.05%) WSUS
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (5.26%) FortiGate
5 1 (5.26%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) VMware
3 7 (36.84%) Citrix
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco
4 5 (26.32%) Symantec
5 4 (21.05%) arcserve
5 4 (21.05%) HP
6 3 (15.79%) Intel Security
6 3 (15.79%) Panasonic
6 3 (15.79%) Remedy
7 2 (10.53%) Dell
7 2 (10.53%) IBM
7 2 (10.53%) NetApp
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle
7 2 (10.53%) Rackspace
7 2 (10.53%) RedGate
7 2 (10.53%) Tableau
7 2 (10.53%) Veeam
7 2 (10.53%) Veritas
8 1 (5.26%) Intel
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