The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 1.77% - -
As % of the Vendors category 4.71% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
Sophos
West Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
85 73 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 37.61% 69.52% 50.42%
Number of salaries quoted 75 66 52
Average salary £33,000 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Sophos
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Sophos Salary Trend in Wakefield

Sophos
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
1 4 (66.67%) LANDesk
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) WatchGuard
2 2 (33.33%) SonicWALL
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Managed Services Consultant
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) LANDesk
2 2 (33.33%) WatchGuard
2 2 (33.33%) SonicWALL
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
2 2 (33.33%) VMware