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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 235 231 229
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 9 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.32% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.75% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 11
Median salary £25,000 £41,500 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-39.75% +80.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £28,600 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £42,500 £24,775
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +52.83%
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
2479 2543 2582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 44.35% 43.04% 41.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2054 2091 2050
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,400 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 - 5 £25,000 -
Gloucestershire -13 2 £31,250 -21.38% 2
Devon - 2 £20,750 -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) MS Exchange
2 13 (76.47%) VMware
3 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
4 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
5 9 (52.94%) Citrix
5 9 (52.94%) Linux
5 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
5 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
6 8 (47.06%) MCSE
6 8 (47.06%) CCNA
6 8 (47.06%) DNS
6 8 (47.06%) DHCP
6 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (47.06%) SAN
7 7 (41.18%) Symantec
7 7 (41.18%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (41.18%) NetBackup
7 7 (41.18%) Backup Exec
8 6 (35.29%) WSUS
8 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (35.29%) vSphere
8 6 (35.29%) NetApp
8 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
8 6 (35.29%) ITIL
8 6 (35.29%) MCP
9 5 (29.41%) MCSA
9 5 (29.41%) MS Excel

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 (76.47%) MS Exchange
2 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2000
2 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (17.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (23.53%) MS Office
3 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) DHCP
1 8 (47.06%) DNS
1 8 (47.06%) SAN
2 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
3 3 (17.65%) Firewall
3 3 (17.65%) PBX
3 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (11.76%) NAS
4 2 (11.76%) VPN
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.88%) IPX
5 1 (5.88%) IPX/SPX
5 1 (5.88%) LAN
5 1 (5.88%) MPLS
5 1 (5.88%) PPP
5 1 (5.88%) PPTP
5 1 (5.88%) SSL
5 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (11.76%) Games
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) IT Support
2 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Technical Support
4 3 (17.65%) Storage Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Wintel Support
4 3 (17.65%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) IT Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) SSRS Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Support Technician
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
1 3 (17.65%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) SCADA
3 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) Mac OS
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.76%) Unix
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Forensics
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.76%) CRM
3 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (11.76%) Identity Management
3 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.76%) MODAF
3 2 (11.76%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
3 2 (11.76%) SIEM
3 2 (11.76%) SysML
3 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
3 2 (11.76%) UML
3 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (5.88%) Disruptive Innovation
4 1 (5.88%) Logistics
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Software Distribution
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
1 3 (17.65%) VBScript
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) CCNA
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (47.06%) MCSE
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (35.29%) MCP
3 5 (29.41%) MCSA
3 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
3 5 (29.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (23.53%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (23.53%) MCITP
5 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) VCP4
6 2 (11.76%) VCP5
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (35.29%) vSphere
3 5 (29.41%) Terminal Services
3 5 (29.41%) VMware ESX
4 4 (23.53%) XenApp
5 3 (17.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (17.65%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (11.76%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (11.76%) UAG
6 2 (11.76%) vCloud
7 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Backup Exec
1 7 (41.18%) NetBackup
1 7 (41.18%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (35.29%) WSUS
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (11.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (11.76%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (11.76%) SCCM
4 2 (11.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) VMware
2 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
3 9 (52.94%) Citrix
4 7 (41.18%) Symantec
5 6 (35.29%) NetApp
6 5 (29.41%) HP
6 5 (29.41%) Intel Security
7 4 (23.53%) Cisco
8 3 (17.65%) arcserve
8 3 (17.65%) IBM
8 3 (17.65%) Panasonic
8 3 (17.65%) Remedy
9 2 (11.76%) 3PAR
9 2 (11.76%) Dell
9 2 (11.76%) EMC
9 2 (11.76%) Oracle
10 1 (5.88%) Sage
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