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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 62 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.89% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.84% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £32,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -
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
272 291 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 48.57% 49.41% 45.82%
Number of salaries quoted 254 243 204
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,891 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,150 £54,250 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) LAN
2 8 (72.73%) WAN
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (63.64%) HP
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) ITIL
4 6 (54.55%) NetApp
4 6 (54.55%) Unix
4 6 (54.55%) Business Continuity
4 6 (54.55%) Business Continuity Management
5 5 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (45.45%) IBM Notes
5 5 (45.45%) Lotus
6 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
6 4 (36.36%) IBM Domino
6 4 (36.36%) Windows
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 2 (18.18%) MCSE
8 2 (18.18%) MCSA
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (18.18%) Symantec
8 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
8 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
8 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (45.45%) IBM Notes
2 4 (36.36%) IBM Domino
2 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
1 8 (72.73%) LAN
1 8 (72.73%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) IT Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior IT Support
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Server Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Server Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Server Support
3 2 (18.18%) Server Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Unix
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Business Continuity
2 6 (54.55%) Business Continuity Management
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCITP
1 2 (18.18%) MCSA
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
1 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Server
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
1 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
1 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (18.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) HP
3 6 (54.55%) NetApp
4 5 (45.45%) Lotus
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) Symantec
7 1 (9.09%) Citrix
7 1 (9.09%) Veeam