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 2 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 22 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 7 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 6.09% 8.13% -
As % of the Vendors category 11.29% 11.49% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 0
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
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
62 87 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 53.91% 70.73% 61.11%
Number of salaries quoted 60 80 66
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,800 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Sophos Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
1 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (54.55%) WatchGuard
2 6 (54.55%) SonicWALL
2 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
2 6 (54.55%) Wireless
2 6 (54.55%) NetApp
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) HP
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) LANDesk
4 4 (36.36%) Migration
4 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
4 4 (36.36%) Office 365
4 4 (36.36%) SCCM
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) vSphere
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Symantec
5 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
5 1 (9.09%) MCSE
5 1 (9.09%) CCNA
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) PBX
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Virtualisation Consultant
1 6 (54.55%) Consultant
2 5 (45.45%) Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
1 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) WatchGuard
2 6 (54.55%) SonicWALL
2 6 (54.55%) NetApp
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) LANDesk
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec