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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 92 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.37% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £32,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
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
548 577 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 51.36% 51.56% 46.86%
Number of salaries quoted 506 510 403
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
Swindon - 4 £32,750 -
Sophos
South West

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) LAN
2 7 (70.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (60.00%) HP
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco
3 6 (60.00%) ITIL
4 5 (50.00%) Business Continuity
4 5 (50.00%) NetApp
4 5 (50.00%) Unix
4 5 (50.00%) Business Continuity Management
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) IBM Notes
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (40.00%) Lotus
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) IBM Domino
7 2 (20.00%) vSphere
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (20.00%) VMware Server
7 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (20.00%) MCITP
7 2 (20.00%) WSUS
7 2 (20.00%) MCSE
7 2 (20.00%) MCSA

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (40.00%) IBM Notes
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) IBM Domino
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
1 7 (70.00%) LAN
1 7 (70.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) IT Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior IT Support
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Server Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Server Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Server Support
3 2 (20.00%) Server Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Team Leader
3 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Unix
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 5 (50.00%) Business Continuity Management
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCITP
1 2 (20.00%) MCSA
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Server
2 2 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) NetApp
4 4 (40.00%) Lotus
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) Symantec
7 1 (10.00%) Citrix
7 1 (10.00%) Veeam