The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Wales region.

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

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-25.33% -6.25%
Vendors Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
618 582 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 46.22% 46.71% 47.44%
Number of salaries quoted 550 510 404
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sophos
UK

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 25 July 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Citrix
2 8 (88.89%) Remedy
2 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
3 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (77.78%) PowerShell
3 7 (77.78%) Hyper-V
3 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
4 6 (66.67%) Symantec
4 6 (66.67%) McAfee
5 5 (55.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (55.56%) Terminal Services
5 5 (55.56%) Windows
5 5 (55.56%) Legal
5 5 (55.56%) SCCM
5 5 (55.56%) Local Government
5 5 (55.56%) WSUS
5 5 (55.56%) DV Cleared
6 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
6 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (44.44%) vSphere
6 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2000
6 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (44.44%) Clustering
6 4 (44.44%) NetBackup
6 4 (44.44%) Backup Exec
6 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
1 4 (44.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2000
1 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
General
1 5 (55.56%) Legal
1 5 (55.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Wintel Support
4 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
1 4 (44.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (33.33%) Change Control
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) PowerShell
2 4 (44.44%) VBScript
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) DV Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (77.78%) Hyper-V
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Terminal Services
3 4 (44.44%) XenApp
3 4 (44.44%) vSphere
4 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (22.22%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (22.22%) UAG
6 1 (11.11%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (55.56%) WSUS
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
2 4 (44.44%) NetBackup
2 4 (44.44%) Backup Exec
2 4 (44.44%) ARCserve
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (22.22%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Citrix
2 8 (88.89%) Remedy
3 7 (77.78%) VMware
4 6 (66.67%) Symantec
4 6 (66.67%) McAfee
5 2 (22.22%) Websense
5 2 (22.22%) Clearswift