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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 24 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 6 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 4.65% 2.07% -
As % of the Vendors category 8.11% 4.81% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 0
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
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
74 104 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 57.36% 42.98% 76.60%
Number of salaries quoted 62 98 62
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 9 February 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) HP
1 14 (100.00%) NetApp
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
1 14 (100.00%) WatchGuard
1 14 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (85.71%) MS Excel
3 11 (78.57%) Hyper-V
3 11 (78.57%) SonicWALL
3 11 (78.57%) Wireless
3 11 (78.57%) Presales
4 3 (21.43%) Firewall
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
4 3 (21.43%) Veeam
4 3 (21.43%) Software Delivery

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 12 (85.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) Wireless
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Consultant
1 8 (57.14%) Technical Consultant
2 6 (42.86%) Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Virtualisation Architect
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Presales
2 3 (21.43%) Software Delivery
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (78.57%) Hyper-V
3 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) HP
1 14 (100.00%) NetApp
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
1 14 (100.00%) WatchGuard
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 11 (78.57%) SonicWALL
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) Veeam