The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank - 209 190
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 0 9 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey - 0.18% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.33% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 19
Average salary - £24,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -34.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £27,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -22.85%
Sophos
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Vendors Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2331 2692 2692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 52.61% 55.20% 55.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1974 2154 2056
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Sophos
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Sophos Salary Trend in Surrey

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) ARCserve
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2000

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) ARCserve
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) VMware