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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 238 231 227
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 12 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.36% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 0.82% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 10 21 6
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £24,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +36.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,350 £27,000 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £35,000 £25,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +14.03%
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
2576 2694 2418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 45.52% 44.00% 41.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2150 2150 2042
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £24,822
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 -7 4 £42,500 +28.78%
Wiltshire - 4 £33,500 -
Bristol - 4 £65,000 - 1
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 23 (88.46%) VMware
2 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 18 (69.23%) SAN
3 18 (69.23%) NetApp
4 17 (65.38%) ITIL
5 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
6 15 (57.69%) MS Exchange
6 15 (57.69%) Windows Server
7 14 (53.85%) vSphere
7 14 (53.85%) Citrix Certification
7 14 (53.85%) Citrix
7 14 (53.85%) Firewall
7 14 (53.85%) XenApp
8 13 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (50.00%) HP
9 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (42.31%) MCITP
10 10 (38.46%) NetBackup
10 10 (38.46%) Backup Exec
10 10 (38.46%) Symantec
10 10 (38.46%) Norton AntiVirus
10 10 (38.46%) MCSE
10 10 (38.46%) MCSA
10 10 (38.46%) Linux
11 9 (34.62%) LAN
11 9 (34.62%) WAN
11 9 (34.62%) CCNA
11 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
11 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 (57.69%) MS Exchange
2 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
3 5 (19.23%) IBM Notes
4 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2000
4 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (15.38%) IBM Domino
4 4 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (69.23%) SAN
2 14 (53.85%) Firewall
3 9 (34.62%) LAN
3 9 (34.62%) WAN
4 8 (30.77%) DHCP
4 8 (30.77%) DNS
5 5 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (15.38%) NAS
6 4 (15.38%) PPP
6 4 (15.38%) SSL
6 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 4 (15.38%) VoIP
7 2 (7.69%) Internet
8 1 (3.85%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
General
1 4 (15.38%) Advertising
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) IT Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Citrix Support
4 4 (15.38%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) IT Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Systems Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Architect
5 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (11.54%) Citrix Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Storage Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
1 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
2 2 (7.69%) COM
3 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.85%) J2EE
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Storage
1 4 (15.38%) EqualLogic
1 4 (15.38%) Replication
1 4 (15.38%) SCADA
1 4 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.85%) PMI
2 1 (3.85%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) Windows Server
3 10 (38.46%) Linux
4 5 (19.23%) Unix
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (15.38%) Windows 2000
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.85%) Android
7 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.85%) Debian
7 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Business Continuity
2 4 (15.38%) Business Continuity Management
2 4 (15.38%) Computer Forensics
2 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
2 4 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (15.38%) Identity Management
2 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
2 4 (15.38%) MODAF
2 4 (15.38%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
2 4 (15.38%) SIEM
2 4 (15.38%) SysML
2 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
2 4 (15.38%) UML
2 4 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.69%) Logistics
5 1 (3.85%) Conflict Management
5 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 4 (15.38%) VB
3 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) Citrix Certification
2 11 (42.31%) MCITP
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (38.46%) MCSA
3 10 (38.46%) MCSE
4 9 (34.62%) CCNA
4 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (15.38%) CCA
5 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 4 (15.38%) VCP4
5 4 (15.38%) VCP5
5 4 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.85%) CISSP
6 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) vSphere
1 14 (53.85%) XenApp
2 13 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
4 4 (15.38%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (15.38%) UAG
4 4 (15.38%) vCloud
4 4 (15.38%) VMware ESX
4 4 (15.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) Backup Exec
1 10 (38.46%) NetBackup
1 10 (38.46%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (30.77%) WSUS
3 4 (15.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (15.38%) SCCM
3 4 (15.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) VMware
2 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 18 (69.23%) NetApp
4 14 (53.85%) Citrix
5 13 (50.00%) HP
6 10 (38.46%) Symantec
7 8 (30.77%) Dell
8 6 (23.08%) EMC
9 5 (19.23%) Cisco
9 5 (19.23%) Lotus
10 4 (15.38%) 3PAR
10 4 (15.38%) Intel Security
10 4 (15.38%) Veeam
11 3 (11.54%) IBM
12 1 (3.85%) Iron Mountain
12 1 (3.85%) Oracle
12 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
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