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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 108 101 90
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 2 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.15% 0.25% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.56% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 4
Average salary £25,000 £35,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.57% +36.53%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £27,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -22.85%
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
710 534 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 54.16% 43.88% 46.22%
Number of salaries quoted 616 466 461
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 2 September 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 - 2 £25,000 -
Sophos
South East

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (85.71%) DHCP
2 12 (85.71%) DNS
2 12 (85.71%) Cisco
2 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (85.71%) Firewall
2 12 (85.71%) VMware
3 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (78.57%) Citrix
3 11 (78.57%) Patch Management
4 10 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (71.43%) MS Exchange
5 9 (64.29%) LAN
5 9 (64.29%) WAN
5 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
5 9 (64.29%) IIS
5 9 (64.29%) Web Services
5 9 (64.29%) .NET
5 9 (64.29%) SAN
5 9 (64.29%) Dell
5 9 (64.29%) ARCserve
5 9 (64.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (64.29%) Release Management
5 9 (64.29%) SCCM
5 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (64.29%) WSUS
5 9 (64.29%) Load Balancing

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 10 (71.43%) MS Exchange
1 10 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (64.29%) IIS
2 9 (64.29%) Lync
2 9 (64.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (85.71%) DNS
2 12 (85.71%) DHCP
2 12 (85.71%) Firewall
3 9 (64.29%) SAN
3 9 (64.29%) LAN
3 9 (64.29%) WAN
4 7 (50.00%) NAS
5 3 (21.43%) IPsec
5 3 (21.43%) PPTP
5 3 (21.43%) VPN
5 3 (21.43%) SSL
6 2 (14.29%) 3G
6 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (64.29%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 9 (64.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) IT Support
3 2 (14.29%) IT Technician
3 2 (14.29%) Senior IT Support
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Technician
3 2 (14.29%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Graduate
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
3 2 (14.29%) Graduate
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Support Technician
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Project Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
1 9 (64.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Clustering
1 9 (64.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 2 (14.29%) iPhone
2 2 (14.29%) iPad
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
6 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Patch Management
2 9 (64.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (64.29%) Business Continuity
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Load Balancing
2 9 (64.29%) Release Management
2 9 (64.29%) High Availability
3 7 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 7 (50.00%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (50.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
5 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) ARCserve
1 9 (64.29%) WSUS
1 9 (64.29%) SCCM
1 9 (64.29%) SCSM
2 2 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco
1 12 (85.71%) VMware
2 11 (78.57%) Citrix
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (64.29%) Dell
3 9 (64.29%) Lumension
3 9 (64.29%) Dell Compellent
4 7 (50.00%) SolarWinds
5 5 (35.71%) HP
6 3 (21.43%) Sage
6 3 (21.43%) Draytek
7 2 (14.29%) McAfee
7 2 (14.29%) Brocade
7 2 (14.29%) Avaya