The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 192 199 181
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 14 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.30% 0.046% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.63% 0.095% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 5
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £27,500 £34,700
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,750 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-5.51% +4.09%
Sophos
Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2234 2098 1851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 47.28% 48.37% 46.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1817 1616 1489
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Sophos Salary Histogram 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 26 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
Leeds +12 7 £36,000 +30.90% 2
Wakefield - 5 £30,000 - 1
Halifax - 2 £25,000 -
Sophos
Yorkshire

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 10 (62.50%) DNS
4 8 (50.00%) DHCP
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (50.00%) Office 365
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (31.25%) SCDPM
6 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
6 5 (31.25%) LAN
6 5 (31.25%) WAN
6 5 (31.25%) MCSE
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
6 5 (31.25%) Migration
6 5 (31.25%) Data Protection
6 5 (31.25%) LANDesk
6 5 (31.25%) SCCM
7 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
7 3 (18.75%) WSUS
7 3 (18.75%) Mac OS X
7 3 (18.75%) Apple
7 3 (18.75%) SSL
7 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
7 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (12.50%) nginx
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Lync
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon S3
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) DNS
2 8 (50.00%) DHCP
3 5 (31.25%) LAN
3 5 (31.25%) WAN
4 3 (18.75%) SSL
5 2 (12.50%) Firewall
5 2 (12.50%) PBX
5 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 2 (12.50%) VLAN
5 2 (12.50%) Network Security
5 2 (12.50%) NAS
6 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
6 1 (6.25%) VPN
6 1 (6.25%) SMTP
6 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (18.75%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) CMDB
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (18.75%) Mac OS X
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
5 2 (12.50%) CentOS
5 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
1 5 (31.25%) Migration
1 5 (31.25%) Data Protection
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (6.25%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PHP
1 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) MCSE
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) SCCM
1 5 (31.25%) SCDPM
2 3 (18.75%) WSUS
3 2 (12.50%) Nagios
4 1 (6.25%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) LANDesk
3 3 (18.75%) Apple
4 2 (12.50%) Dell
4 2 (12.50%) Akamai
5 1 (6.25%) IronPort
5 1 (6.25%) Trend Micro
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£40K + 10% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Prism Medical UK
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Company Pension
Posted: 17 days ago