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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 27 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 3 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 2.73% 1.54% -
As % of the Vendors category 6.12% 2.48% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £22,000 £26,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.98% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £28,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+33.92% -25.33%
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
49 121 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 44.55% 62.05% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 42 68 53
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £37,650
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) HP
2 9 (90.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (90.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (80.00%) Wireless
3 8 (80.00%) WatchGuard
3 8 (80.00%) SonicWALL
3 8 (80.00%) NetApp
3 8 (80.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (20.00%) Symantec
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) MCSE
5 1 (10.00%) CCNA
5 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) PBX
5 1 (10.00%) VoIP
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) Veeam
5 1 (10.00%) vSphere

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (90.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) PBX
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Consultant
2 6 (60.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (90.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) HP
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
3 8 (80.00%) WatchGuard
3 8 (80.00%) SonicWALL
3 8 (80.00%) NetApp
3 8 (80.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Symantec
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) Veeam