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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 226 221 233
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 10 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.33% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.75% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 11
Median salary £27,500 £33,250 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.29% +44.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,050 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £38,650 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £33,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+17.42% +13.79%
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
2369 2528 2537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 44.99% 44.07% 42.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1971 2057 2090
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £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 31 May 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 31 May 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 - 7 £26,250 - 2
Gloucestershire -22 2 £34,000 +3.03% 1
Wiltshire +3 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 26 (83.87%) VMware
2 24 (77.42%) Windows
3 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
4 19 (61.29%) SAN
4 19 (61.29%) NetApp
5 18 (58.06%) MS Exchange
6 17 (54.84%) SQL Server
7 16 (51.61%) ITIL
7 16 (51.61%) Windows Server
8 15 (48.39%) vSphere
9 14 (45.16%) Linux
9 14 (45.16%) HP
9 14 (45.16%) Citrix
10 13 (41.94%) Citrix Certification
10 13 (41.94%) CCNA
10 13 (41.94%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (41.94%) Firewall
10 13 (41.94%) XenApp
11 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (38.71%) NetBackup
11 12 (38.71%) Backup Exec
11 12 (38.71%) MCITP
11 12 (38.71%) Symantec
11 12 (38.71%) Norton AntiVirus
11 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
11 12 (38.71%) MCSE
12 11 (35.48%) MCSA
13 10 (32.26%) DHCP
13 10 (32.26%) DNS

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 18 (58.06%) MS Exchange
2 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
3 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2000
3 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (16.13%) IBM Notes
4 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (12.90%) IBM Domino
4 4 (12.90%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (12.90%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
1 4 (12.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (61.29%) SAN
2 13 (41.94%) Firewall
3 10 (32.26%) DHCP
3 10 (32.26%) DNS
4 7 (22.58%) LAN
4 7 (22.58%) WAN
5 6 (19.35%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
7 4 (12.90%) NAS
8 3 (9.68%) PBX
9 2 (6.45%) Internet
9 2 (6.45%) PPP
9 2 (6.45%) SSL
9 2 (6.45%) VoIP
10 1 (3.23%) ADSL
10 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (54.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (12.90%) Advertising
2 2 (6.45%) Games
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Analyst
1 9 (29.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) IT Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Support Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (12.90%) Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Citrix Support
4 4 (12.90%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Architect
5 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Citrix Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Storage Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.45%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Server Support
6 2 (6.45%) Support Technician
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
1 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
1 2 (6.45%) COM
2 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.23%) J2EE
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) SCADA
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (6.45%) EqualLogic
2 2 (6.45%) Replication
2 2 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) PMI
3 1 (3.23%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 24 (77.42%) Windows
2 16 (51.61%) Windows Server
3 14 (45.16%) Linux
4 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (16.13%) Unix
5 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
5 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (12.90%) Windows 10
6 4 (12.90%) Windows 2000
6 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (9.68%) Mac OS
8 1 (3.23%) Android
8 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.23%) Debian
8 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
8 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) ITIL
2 4 (12.90%) Business Continuity
2 4 (12.90%) Business Continuity Management
2 4 (12.90%) Computer Forensics
2 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
2 4 (12.90%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (12.90%) Identity Management
2 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
2 4 (12.90%) MODAF
2 4 (12.90%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
2 4 (12.90%) SIEM
2 4 (12.90%) SysML
2 4 (12.90%) TOGAF
2 4 (12.90%) UML
2 4 (12.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.45%) CRM
4 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.45%) Logistics
5 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.45%) VB
4 1 (3.23%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) CCNA
1 13 (41.94%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (41.94%) Citrix Certification
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (38.71%) MCITP
2 12 (38.71%) MCSE
3 11 (35.48%) MCSA
4 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
4 5 (16.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (12.90%) MCP
5 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
5 4 (12.90%) VCP4
5 4 (12.90%) VCP5
6 2 (6.45%) CCA
7 1 (3.23%) CISSP
7 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) vSphere
2 13 (41.94%) XenApp
3 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
3 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (16.13%) VMware ESX
5 4 (12.90%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (12.90%) UAG
5 4 (12.90%) vCloud
6 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (38.71%) Backup Exec
1 12 (38.71%) NetBackup
1 12 (38.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (32.26%) WSUS
3 4 (12.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (12.90%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (12.90%) SCCM
3 4 (12.90%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) VMware
2 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
3 19 (61.29%) NetApp
4 14 (45.16%) Citrix
4 14 (45.16%) HP
5 12 (38.71%) Symantec
6 8 (25.81%) Cisco
7 6 (19.35%) Dell
7 6 (19.35%) EMC
8 5 (16.13%) Intel Security
8 5 (16.13%) Lotus
9 4 (12.90%) 3PAR
10 3 (9.68%) IBM
10 3 (9.68%) Panasonic
11 2 (6.45%) Veeam
12 1 (3.23%) arcserve
12 1 (3.23%) Iron Mountain
12 1 (3.23%) Oracle
12 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
12 1 (3.23%) Remedy
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