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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 88 95 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 10 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.82% 0.24% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.68% 0.54% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 0
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £29,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-1.72% +9.43%
Vendors Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
595 559 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 49.05% 44.76% 50.90%
Number of salaries quoted 491 515 479
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
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
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos across the Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Sophos Salary Histogram in Wales

Sophos
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
South Wales 0 6 £34,500 +25.45%
Sophos
UK

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 37 (97.37%) Microsoft
2 33 (86.84%) Citrix
3 31 (81.58%) Remedy
3 31 (81.58%) Security Cleared
4 28 (73.68%) McAfee
5 27 (71.05%) Symantec
6 24 (63.16%) Active Directory
6 24 (63.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (63.16%) PowerShell
6 24 (63.16%) Hyper-V
6 24 (63.16%) SCCM
6 24 (63.16%) SC Cleared
6 24 (63.16%) VMware
7 23 (60.53%) WSUS
7 23 (60.53%) Windows
7 23 (60.53%) Terminal Services
8 22 (57.89%) Norton AntiVirus
9 19 (50.00%) Local Government
10 18 (47.37%) DV Cleared
11 17 (44.74%) Legal
12 14 (36.84%) Clustering
12 14 (36.84%) NetBackup
12 14 (36.84%) Backup Exec
12 14 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2000
12 14 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2003
12 14 (36.84%) XenApp
12 14 (36.84%) vSphere
12 14 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2013

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (36.84%) MS Exchange
1 14 (36.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 14 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2000
1 14 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2003
1 14 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2007
1 14 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
1 14 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (36.84%) DHCP
1 14 (36.84%) TCP/IP
1 14 (36.84%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (50.00%) Local Government
2 17 (44.74%) Legal
3 2 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Support Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Wintel Support
2 11 (28.95%) Wintel Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Wintel Support Engineer
3 10 (26.32%) Architect
3 10 (26.32%) Technical Architect
4 9 (23.68%) Technical Support Engineer
4 9 (23.68%) Technical Engineer
4 9 (23.68%) Security Engineer
4 9 (23.68%) Technical Support
5 7 (18.42%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (15.79%) Systems Manager
7 3 (7.89%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Blackberry
1 14 (36.84%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (60.53%) Windows
2 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (23.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (26.32%) Change Control
2 10 (26.32%) ITIL
2 10 (26.32%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (63.16%) PowerShell
2 14 (36.84%) VBScript
3 8 (21.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (81.58%) Security Cleared
2 24 (63.16%) SC Cleared
3 18 (47.37%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.89%) MCP
4 3 (7.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 24 (63.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 24 (63.16%) Hyper-V
1 24 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 23 (60.53%) Terminal Services
3 14 (36.84%) XenApp
3 14 (36.84%) vSphere
4 12 (31.58%) Forefront TMG
4 12 (31.58%) UAG
5 10 (26.32%) VMware ESX
5 10 (26.32%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 9 (23.68%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 24 (63.16%) SCCM
2 23 (60.53%) WSUS
3 22 (57.89%) Norton AntiVirus
4 14 (36.84%) ARCserve
4 14 (36.84%) NetBackup
4 14 (36.84%) Backup Exec
5 13 (34.21%) McAfee ePO
5 13 (34.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 12 (31.58%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 37 (97.37%) Microsoft
2 33 (86.84%) Citrix
3 31 (81.58%) Remedy
4 28 (73.68%) McAfee
5 27 (71.05%) Symantec
6 24 (63.16%) VMware
7 12 (31.58%) Websense
7 12 (31.58%) Clearswift