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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 214 218 209
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 1 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.021% 0.23% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.040% 0.41% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 18
Average salary £40,000 £26,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.53% -28.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £28,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
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
2511 2937 2721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 53.87% 55.20% 51.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2066 2375 2154
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,950 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 30 June 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Symantec
2 5 (71.43%) McAfee
2 5 (71.43%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (71.43%) SolarWinds
2 5 (71.43%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (57.14%) Mimecast
3 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (57.14%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
3 4 (57.14%) Postini
3 4 (57.14%) Qualys
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
3 4 (57.14%) BCP
3 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
3 4 (57.14%) Information Security
3 4 (57.14%) Blue Coat
3 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (57.14%) Nagios
3 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 1 (14.29%) ADSL
4 1 (14.29%) Broadband
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) OpenScape
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (71.43%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) BCP
2 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
2 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCP
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) CISM
1 2 (28.57%) CEH
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (14.29%) MCITP
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) MCSA
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (57.14%) Nagios
2 4 (57.14%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (14.29%) ARCserve
3 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
3 1 (14.29%) WSUS
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Symantec
1 5 (71.43%) McAfee
1 5 (71.43%) SolarWinds
2 4 (57.14%) Blue Coat
2 4 (57.14%) Postini
2 4 (57.14%) Qualys
2 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) BMC
4 1 (14.29%) Siemens
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (14.29%) MobileIron