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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Sophos PLC.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank - 25 25
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 0 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield - 4.69% 3.87%
As % of the Vendors category - 9.52% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 6
Median salary - £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £33,750 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.53%
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
78 63 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 46.43% 49.22% 65.16%
Number of salaries quoted 70 58 79
Median salary £37,000 £34,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £39,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,980 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +4.95%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

The demand trend of job ads across the Wakefield region citing Sophos as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing Sophos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wakefield region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) WatchGuard
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) SonicWALL
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Presales
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam
3 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Virtualisation Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) WatchGuard
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SonicWALL
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam