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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 201 176 184
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +8
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.082% 0.027% 0.027%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.058% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £29,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-29.33% -1.31%
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
2391 1722 1798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 48.75% 47.11% 47.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1721 1366 1446
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,150 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 August 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
Leeds -25 2 £31,500 -
Wakefield - 2 £26,500 - 1
Sophos
Yorkshire

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 17 (89.47%) HP
2 17 (89.47%) NetApp
2 17 (89.47%) VMware
3 14 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (63.16%) WatchGuard
4 12 (63.16%) SonicWALL
4 12 (63.16%) Hyper-V
4 12 (63.16%) Wireless
4 12 (63.16%) MS Excel
5 7 (36.84%) Windows
6 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 5 (26.32%) Citrix
6 5 (26.32%) CommVault
6 5 (26.32%) vSphere
7 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (21.05%) CCNA
7 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
7 4 (21.05%) MCSE
8 3 (15.79%) Firewall
8 3 (15.79%) iSCSI
9 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (10.53%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (10.53%) DFS Replication
9 2 (10.53%) SCCM
9 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
9 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (10.53%) Terminal Server

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Applications
1 12 (63.16%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) Wireless
2 3 (15.79%) iSCSI
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) ADSL
3 2 (10.53%) LAN
3 2 (10.53%) WAN
3 2 (10.53%) VPN
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Consultant
2 11 (57.89%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Junior Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Junior Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Managed Services Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Junior
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
1 2 (10.53%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) VBScript
2 2 (10.53%) VB
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) MCSE
1 4 (21.05%) CCNA
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (63.16%) Hyper-V
3 5 (26.32%) vSphere
4 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
5 2 (10.53%) Terminal Server
5 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
5 2 (10.53%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 17 (89.47%) HP
2 17 (89.47%) NetApp
2 17 (89.47%) VMware
3 12 (63.16%) WatchGuard
3 12 (63.16%) SonicWALL
4 5 (26.32%) Citrix
4 5 (26.32%) CommVault
5 2 (10.53%) EMC