The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank - - 84
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 0 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire - - 1.06%
As % of the Vendors category - - 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 12
Average salary - - £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
Sophos
South West

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

Vendors Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
627 490 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 55.78% 47.39% 51.02%
Number of salaries quoted 543 414 515
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,088 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Sophos
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Sophos Salary Trend in Wiltshire

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) VB
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (50.00%) MCP
2 4 (50.00%) MCSE
2 4 (50.00%) MCSA
2 4 (50.00%) VoIP
2 4 (50.00%) DHCP
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
2 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Internet
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (50.00%) Symantec
2 4 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (50.00%) Wireless

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 4 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Wireless
2 4 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 4 (50.00%) VLAN
2 4 (50.00%) Network Security
2 4 (50.00%) NAS
2 4 (50.00%) VoIP
2 4 (50.00%) DHCP
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) IT Support
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 4 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) VB
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) MCP
1 4 (50.00%) MCSE
1 4 (50.00%) MCSA
1 4 (50.00%) CCNA
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (50.00%) MCDST
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Altiris
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
2 4 (50.00%) Symantec