The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 75 62 80
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 1 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.14% 0.61% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 1.44% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Average salary £36,500 £23,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.69% -14.81%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
Sophos
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Warwickshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
370 278 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 50.34% 42.70% 39.93%
Number of salaries quoted 339 242 309
Average salary £42,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Sophos
Salary Trend in Warwickshire

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

Sophos Salary Trend in Warwickshire

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Warwickshire 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Zenoss

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Warwickshire 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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Server Support
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Server Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Server Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Server Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) Zenoss
1 1 (100.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware