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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 94 - 102
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 2 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.19% - 0.77%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% - 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 12
Average salary £35,750 - £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,350 - £30,050
10% offered a salary of more than £41,150 - £54,450
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.07%
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
539 487 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 50.90% 43.99% 41.04%
Number of salaries quoted 486 443 561
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,950 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 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
(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
Burgess Hill - 1 £29,000 -
Crawley - 1 £42,500 -
Sophos
South East

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (50.00%) LANDesk
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (25.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) PBX
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (50.00%) VCAP
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCSA
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) ARCserve
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (25.00%) Lumension
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec