The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 30 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 92 - 98
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 8 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.75% - 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 1.41% - 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 7
Average salary £37,500 - £39,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 - £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 - £59,700
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +3.27%
Sophos
South East

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

Vendors Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
569 429 608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 53.53% 43.33% 44.87%
Number of salaries quoted 502 382 534
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,000 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,800 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Sophos
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Sophos Salary Trend in West Sussex

Sophos
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Sophos Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Sophos
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley - 4 £42,500 -
Haywards Heath - 2 £24,000 -
Burgess Hill - 2 £30,750 -
Sophos
South East

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 6 (75.00%) SAN
3 6 (75.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (75.00%) DHCP
3 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
4 5 (62.50%) WAN
4 5 (62.50%) LAN
4 5 (62.50%) Dell
5 4 (50.00%) ARCserve
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (50.00%) .NET
5 4 (50.00%) IIS
5 4 (50.00%) Web Services
5 4 (50.00%) Clustering
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
5 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (50.00%) WSUS
5 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 6 (75.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (50.00%) IIS
2 4 (50.00%) Lync
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) SAN
2 6 (75.00%) DHCP
3 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) PBX
4 2 (25.00%) NAS
5 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (12.50%) IPsec
5 1 (12.50%) VoIP
5 1 (12.50%) Broadband
5 1 (12.50%) PPTP
5 1 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Support
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) iPad
2 2 (25.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Phone
3 2 (25.00%) Android
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (50.00%) Release Management
1 4 (50.00%) High Availability
1 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (12.50%) vSphere
5 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) ARCserve
1 4 (50.00%) WSUS
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
1 4 (50.00%) SCSM
2 2 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) Dell
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Lumension
5 3 (37.50%) HP
5 3 (37.50%) Symantec
6 2 (25.00%) Sage
6 2 (25.00%) Draytek
6 2 (25.00%) Brocade
6 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (12.50%) NETGEAR