The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 231 240 208
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -32
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 15 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.23% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% 0.48% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 5
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +39.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,600 £30,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,500 £29,900
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
Sophos
England

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

Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2893 3113 2565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 44.01% 44.24% 47.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2335 2469 2039
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 June 2015.

Sophos Salary Histogram 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 1 June 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
West Yorkshire +9 13 £33,500 +11.66%
North Yorkshire +7 3 £30,000 -7.69%
East Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, 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 24 (68.57%) Windows
2 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (54.29%) VMware
4 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
5 17 (48.57%) HP
5 17 (48.57%) Dell
6 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (40.00%) MS Exchange
8 13 (37.14%) Cisco
8 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (34.29%) Firewall
9 12 (34.29%) SCCM
10 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (31.43%) Windows 7
11 10 (28.57%) SCOM
11 10 (28.57%) Clustering
11 10 (28.57%) DNS
12 9 (25.71%) Ethernet
12 9 (25.71%) Linux
12 9 (25.71%) Web Services
12 9 (25.71%) Network Design
12 9 (25.71%) CentOS
12 9 (25.71%) Hyper-V
12 9 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (25.71%) vSphere
12 9 (25.71%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (25.71%) Data Centre
13 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (22.86%) ITIL

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, 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 14 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (11.43%) Apache
4 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (11.43%) nginx
5 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.71%) Lync
6 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (14.29%) Mimecast
3 4 (11.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (11.43%) Office 365
3 4 (11.43%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (11.43%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) Firewall
2 10 (28.57%) DNS
3 9 (25.71%) Ethernet
4 6 (17.14%) Wireless
5 5 (14.29%) VLAN
5 5 (14.29%) LAN
5 5 (14.29%) PBX
5 5 (14.29%) WAN
6 4 (11.43%) SSL
6 4 (11.43%) NAS
6 4 (11.43%) Network Security
7 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
7 3 (8.57%) DHCP
8 2 (5.71%) VoIP
9 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.86%) SAN
9 1 (2.86%) MPLS
9 1 (2.86%) ADSL
9 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) MySQL
1 4 (11.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 4 (11.43%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) JIRA
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (17.14%) Consultant
2 6 (17.14%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 5 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Support Specialist
4 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.71%) Junior
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.71%) Network Support
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Active Directory Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) Server Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Network Support Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Network Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Clustering
2 9 (25.71%) Data Centre
3 4 (11.43%) CMDB
4 2 (5.71%) IVR
5 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (68.57%) Windows
2 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (31.43%) Windows 7
6 9 (25.71%) Linux
6 9 (25.71%) CentOS
7 8 (22.86%) Windows XP
8 2 (5.71%) Windows 2000
8 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Network Design
1 9 (25.71%) Root Cause Analysis
2 8 (22.86%) ITIL
3 5 (14.29%) DevOps
4 4 (11.43%) BCP
4 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
4 4 (11.43%) Migration
4 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
5 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.71%) Service Management
6 2 (5.71%) Time Management
6 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.71%) Server Patching
7 1 (2.86%) Server Hardening
7 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.86%) Software Distribution
7 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.86%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) PHP
1 4 (11.43%) Shell Script
2 3 (8.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.43%) MCSE
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) MCSA
3 1 (2.86%) CCNA
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
2 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (25.71%) Hyper-V
3 9 (25.71%) vSphere
4 1 (2.86%) KVM
4 1 (2.86%) UAG
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) SCCM
2 10 (28.57%) SCOM
3 4 (11.43%) MOM
3 4 (11.43%) Nagios
3 4 (11.43%) SCDPM
4 2 (5.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (5.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (5.71%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (54.29%) VMware
3 17 (48.57%) HP
3 17 (48.57%) Dell
4 13 (37.14%) Cisco
5 6 (17.14%) NetApp
5 6 (17.14%) WatchGuard
5 6 (17.14%) SonicWALL
6 4 (11.43%) QNAP
6 4 (11.43%) Akamai
6 4 (11.43%) LANDesk
7 3 (8.57%) Symantec
8 2 (5.71%) IBM
8 2 (5.71%) Avaya
9 1 (2.86%) Websense
9 1 (2.86%) Nokia
9 1 (2.86%) Nortel