The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 18 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 West Yorkshire region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sophos PLC.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 203 177 -
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 10 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.19% 0.15% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 0.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 0
Average salary £30,000 £27,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £29,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-1.72% +9.43%
Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2294 1891 1737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 44.67% 48.64% 47.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1841 1511 1391
Average salary £36,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sophos
Yorkshire

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Sophos
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Sophos Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Sophos
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wakefield - 8 £30,000 -
Halifax - 2 - -
Sophos
Yorkshire

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) HP
2 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (83.33%) Hyper-V
3 8 (66.67%) WatchGuard
3 8 (66.67%) SonicWALL
3 8 (66.67%) Wireless
3 8 (66.67%) NetApp
3 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 4 (33.33%) VBScript
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) MCSE
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) VB
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) IIS
5 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 2 (16.67%) ADSL
5 2 (16.67%) LAN
5 2 (16.67%) WAN
5 2 (16.67%) DHCP
5 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) Terminal Server
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) Websense

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (16.67%) ADSL
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Consultant
1 8 (66.67%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Field Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) VBScript
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) VB
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) CCNA
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) Terminal Server
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) MIMEsweeper
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
1 2 (16.67%) WSUS
1 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) HP
2 10 (83.33%) VMware
3 8 (66.67%) WatchGuard
3 8 (66.67%) SonicWALL
3 8 (66.67%) NetApp
4 2 (16.67%) Websense
4 2 (16.67%) EMC
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Avaya