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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 26 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 6 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 3.68% 7.48% -
As % of the Vendors category 7.06% 9.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 0
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £29,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -
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 82 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 52.15% 76.64% 69.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83 76 94
Average salary £33,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,350 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 17 April 2015.

Sophos Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Office 365
2 5 (45.45%) Wireless
2 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 5 (45.45%) LANDesk
2 5 (45.45%) WatchGuard
2 5 (45.45%) SonicWALL
2 5 (45.45%) SCCM
2 5 (45.45%) NetApp
2 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
2 5 (45.45%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) PBX
3 1 (9.09%) VoIP
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Wireless
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
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Consultant
2 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (45.45%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
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 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) LANDesk
2 5 (45.45%) WatchGuard
2 5 (45.45%) SonicWALL
2 5 (45.45%) HP
2 5 (45.45%) NetApp
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec
Wakefield, Yorkshire
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago