The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 55 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 8 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.51% 0.56% -
As % of the Vendors category 3.00% 1.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 0
Average salary £42,500 £22,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+91.01% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £28,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+44.64% -20.00%
Sophos
Wiltshire

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

Vendors Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
267 302 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 50.47% 42.06% 48.00%
Number of salaries quoted 244 238 199
Average salary £46,377 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Sophos
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Sophos Salary Trend in Swindon

Sophos
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Sophos Salary Histogram in Swindon

Sophos
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) NetBackup
2 10 (90.91%) Backup Exec
2 10 (90.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (90.91%) MCITP
2 10 (90.91%) WSUS
2 10 (90.91%) MCSE
2 10 (90.91%) MCSA
2 10 (90.91%) MS Exchange
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) Symantec
2 10 (90.91%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 10 (90.91%) MS Exchange
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Analyst
1 10 (90.91%) Server Support
1 10 (90.91%) Support Analyst
1 10 (90.91%) Senior Analyst
1 10 (90.91%) Team Leader
1 10 (90.91%) Senior Support Analyst
1 10 (90.91%) Server Support Analyst
1 10 (90.91%) Support Team Leader
1 10 (90.91%) Server Analyst
1 10 (90.91%) Senior Server Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) MCSE
1 10 (90.91%) MCSA
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (90.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 10 (90.91%) MCITP
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (90.91%) Norton AntiVirus
1 10 (90.91%) NetBackup
1 10 (90.91%) Backup Exec
1 10 (90.91%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (90.91%) Symantec