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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 185 205 173
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -32
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 14 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.32% 0.28% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% 0.62% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 4
Average salary £35,500 £30,000 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.33% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £31,500 £30,450
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
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
1918 2266 1747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 43.41% 45.16% 48.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1511 1831 1403
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 May 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 May 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 +26 7 £30,000 -4.76%
Wakefield -5 7 £37,500 +25.00%
Bradford - 2 £30,000 -
Sophos
Yorkshire

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
3 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 12 (44.44%) VMware
4 11 (40.74%) Firewall
4 11 (40.74%) HP
4 11 (40.74%) Dell
5 10 (37.04%) DNS
5 10 (37.04%) Clustering
5 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (33.33%) CentOS
6 9 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 9 (33.33%) Network Design
6 9 (33.33%) Cisco
6 9 (33.33%) Ethernet
6 9 (33.33%) Linux
6 9 (33.33%) Web Services
7 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
7 8 (29.63%) Hyper-V
7 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
8 7 (25.93%) ITIL
8 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (22.22%) NetApp
9 6 (22.22%) Wireless
9 6 (22.22%) WatchGuard
9 6 (22.22%) SonicWALL
9 6 (22.22%) SCCM

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.81%) Apache
2 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (14.81%) nginx
2 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (7.41%) Lync
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 4 (14.81%) Office 365
2 4 (14.81%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (14.81%) Amazon S3
3 3 (11.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) Firewall
2 10 (37.04%) DNS
3 9 (33.33%) Ethernet
4 6 (22.22%) Wireless
5 5 (18.52%) VLAN
5 5 (18.52%) LAN
5 5 (18.52%) PBX
5 5 (18.52%) WAN
6 4 (14.81%) SSL
6 4 (14.81%) NAS
6 4 (14.81%) Network Security
7 3 (11.11%) DHCP
7 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.70%) MPLS
8 1 (3.70%) VoIP
8 1 (3.70%) ADSL
8 1 (3.70%) VPN
8 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) MySQL
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Consultant
2 6 (22.22%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Support Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Junior
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Support Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Clustering
2 9 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 4 (14.81%) CMDB
4 1 (3.70%) Replication
4 1 (3.70%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) CentOS
2 9 (33.33%) Linux
3 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Network Design
2 7 (25.93%) ITIL
3 5 (18.52%) DevOps
4 4 (14.81%) Migration
4 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
4 4 (14.81%) BCP
4 4 (14.81%) Data Protection
5 3 (11.11%) Business Continuity
6 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
6 2 (7.41%) Service Management
6 2 (7.41%) Server Patching
6 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Time Management
7 1 (3.70%) Software Distribution
7 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.70%) Server Hardening
7 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) PHP
1 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (29.63%) Hyper-V
4 3 (11.11%) vSphere
5 1 (3.70%) KVM
5 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) SCCM
2 4 (14.81%) Nagios
2 4 (14.81%) SCDPM
2 4 (14.81%) SCOM
3 2 (7.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (7.41%) SCOrch
3 2 (7.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 12 (44.44%) VMware
3 11 (40.74%) HP
3 11 (40.74%) Dell
4 9 (33.33%) Cisco
5 6 (22.22%) NetApp
5 6 (22.22%) WatchGuard
5 6 (22.22%) SonicWALL
6 4 (14.81%) QNAP
6 4 (14.81%) Akamai
6 4 (14.81%) LANDesk
7 3 (11.11%) Symantec
8 2 (7.41%) IBM
9 1 (3.70%) Websense
9 1 (3.70%) Avaya