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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 202 203 171
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -32
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 8 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.17% 0.22% 0.029%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.48% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 0
Average salary £31,750 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.83% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £28,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.33%
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
1982 2306 1660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 42.40% 46.80% 47.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1614 1758 1308
Average salary £38,500 £39,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.53% +8.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 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
Wakefield -2 5 £37,500 +25.00%
Leeds +3 3 £30,000 -4.76%
Bradford - 2 £30,000 -
Sophos
Yorkshire

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (58.33%) VMware
3 13 (54.17%) HP
4 12 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (45.83%) Dell
5 11 (45.83%) Cisco
5 11 (45.83%) Windows
5 11 (45.83%) Firewall
6 10 (41.67%) Clustering
7 9 (37.50%) Network Design
7 9 (37.50%) Linux
7 9 (37.50%) Web Services
7 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
7 9 (37.50%) Ethernet
7 9 (37.50%) DNS
7 9 (37.50%) CentOS
7 9 (37.50%) Hyper-V
7 9 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
8 8 (33.33%) WatchGuard
8 8 (33.33%) SonicWALL
8 8 (33.33%) Wireless
8 8 (33.33%) NetApp
9 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
9 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
9 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (25.00%) ITIL
10 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (20.83%) VLAN

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) Apache
2 4 (16.67%) nginx
2 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (8.33%) Lync
4 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 4 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (16.67%) Amazon S3
3 3 (12.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) Firewall
2 9 (37.50%) DNS
2 9 (37.50%) Ethernet
3 8 (33.33%) Wireless
4 5 (20.83%) VLAN
4 5 (20.83%) PBX
5 4 (16.67%) LAN
5 4 (16.67%) WAN
5 4 (16.67%) Network Security
5 4 (16.67%) SSL
5 4 (16.67%) NAS
6 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 2 (8.33%) DHCP
8 1 (4.17%) VPN
8 1 (4.17%) ADSL
8 1 (4.17%) VoIP
8 1 (4.17%) SAN
8 1 (4.17%) MPLS
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) MySQL
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 8 (33.33%) Consultant
3 6 (25.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Support Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Junior
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Support Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Clustering
2 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 4 (16.67%) CMDB
4 1 (4.17%) Replication
4 1 (4.17%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) CentOS
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
6 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000
6 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Network Design
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.83%) DevOps
4 4 (16.67%) BCP
5 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Service Management
6 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
6 2 (8.33%) Time Management
7 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.17%) Software Distribution
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.17%) Server Hardening
7 1 (4.17%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) PHP
1 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
4 3 (12.50%) vSphere
5 1 (4.17%) KVM
5 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Nagios
1 4 (16.67%) SCOM
2 3 (12.50%) SCDPM
3 2 (8.33%) SCOrch
3 2 (8.33%) SCCM
3 2 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (58.33%) VMware
3 13 (54.17%) HP
4 11 (45.83%) Dell
4 11 (45.83%) Cisco
5 8 (33.33%) NetApp
5 8 (33.33%) WatchGuard
5 8 (33.33%) SonicWALL
6 4 (16.67%) Akamai
6 4 (16.67%) QNAP
7 3 (12.50%) Symantec
8 2 (8.33%) IBM
9 1 (4.17%) Websense
9 1 (4.17%) Avaya