The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Yorkshire region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sophos PLC.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 247 208 -
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 13 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.17% 0.26% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 0
Average salary £30,000 £27,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £29,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-1.72% +9.43%
Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3406 2701 2727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 44.55% 47.04% 47.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2650 2104 2180
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sophos
England

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Sophos
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Sophos Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Sophos
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -26 10 £30,000 +8.10%
North Yorkshire -23 3 £32,500 -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the 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 17 (89.47%) HP
1 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
1 17 (89.47%) VMware
2 16 (84.21%) Cisco
3 12 (63.16%) MS Excel
4 11 (57.89%) Windows
5 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (52.63%) Hyper-V
6 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
6 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
6 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (42.11%) NetApp
7 8 (42.11%) Windows XP
7 8 (42.11%) Wireless
7 8 (42.11%) WatchGuard
7 8 (42.11%) SonicWALL
7 8 (42.11%) SCCM
8 7 (36.84%) vSphere
9 6 (31.58%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
9 6 (31.58%) SCOM
9 6 (31.58%) Dell
9 6 (31.58%) MOM
10 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (21.05%) Service Management
11 4 (21.05%) ITIL
11 4 (21.05%) VBScript
12 2 (10.53%) VB

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the 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 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.53%) IIS
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (63.16%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Wireless
2 2 (10.53%) ADSL
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 2 (10.53%) DHCP
2 2 (10.53%) VPN
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Consultant
1 8 (42.11%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Active Directory Specialist
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Field Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Field Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (42.11%) Windows XP
4 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (21.05%) Service Management
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) VBScript
2 2 (10.53%) VB
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) MCSE
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.53%) CCNA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (52.63%) Hyper-V
2 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
3 7 (36.84%) vSphere
4 2 (10.53%) Terminal Server
4 2 (10.53%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) SCCM
2 6 (31.58%) SCOM
2 6 (31.58%) MOM
3 2 (10.53%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (10.53%) Backup Exec
3 2 (10.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) HP
1 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
1 17 (89.47%) VMware
2 16 (84.21%) Cisco
3 8 (42.11%) NetApp
3 8 (42.11%) WatchGuard
3 8 (42.11%) SonicWALL
4 6 (31.58%) Dell
5 2 (10.53%) Websense
5 2 (10.53%) EMC
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 2 (10.53%) Avaya