The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank - 97 -
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 0 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - 0.24% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.53% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £30,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-22.85% -7.89%
Sophos
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Vendors Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
596 568 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 45.64% 44.51% 50.30%
Number of salaries quoted 541 506 458
Average salary £35,125 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.33% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sophos across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Sophos
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sophos across the Wales region.

Sophos Salary Trend in Wales

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Remedy
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee
2 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 2 (66.67%) ARCserve
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2000
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
1 2 (66.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) ARCserve
1 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) WSUS
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Remedy
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago