The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Staffordshire region.

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

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank - 65 -
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.71% -
As % of the Vendors category - 1.63% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £29,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-1.72% +9.43%
Vendors Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
250 245 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 42.37% 43.67% 47.97%
Number of salaries quoted 192 216 221
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sophos
West Midlands

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sophos across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Sophos
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sophos across the Staffordshire region.

Sophos Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Sophos
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CAD
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) CCTV
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) Acronis
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) CCTV
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Acronis