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 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank - - 88
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 0 0 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire - - 1.35%
As % of the Vendors category - - 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 16
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +3.27%
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
578 465 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 53.82% 46.83% 53.68%
Number of salaries quoted 507 410 566
Average salary £38,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

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 29 January 2015, 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%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Wireless
2 4 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 4 (50.00%) Altiris
2 4 (50.00%) MCDST
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (50.00%) VLAN
2 4 (50.00%) Network Security
2 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (50.00%) NAS
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (50.00%) Backup Exec
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

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 2005
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) IT Support
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 4 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) MCDST
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
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 4 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
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