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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 242 208 216
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +8
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 8 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.11% 0.095% 0.054%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 3
Average salary £31,500 £21,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-25.33% -6.25%
Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3283 2491 2624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 46.51% 47.13% 47.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2500 1941 2076
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 25 July 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
(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 -23 8 £31,500 -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 20 (90.91%) Microsoft
1 20 (90.91%) HP
1 20 (90.91%) VMware
2 19 (86.36%) Cisco
3 17 (77.27%) NetApp
4 14 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (54.55%) Hyper-V
5 12 (54.55%) WatchGuard
5 12 (54.55%) SonicWALL
5 12 (54.55%) Wireless
5 12 (54.55%) MS Excel
6 10 (45.45%) Windows
7 8 (36.36%) vSphere
8 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
9 5 (22.73%) SQL
9 5 (22.73%) CommVault
9 5 (22.73%) Citrix
9 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (18.18%) SCCM
10 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (18.18%) MCSE
10 4 (18.18%) CCNA
11 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
11 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (13.64%) Firewall
11 3 (13.64%) iSCSI
12 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
12 2 (9.09%) DFS Replication

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (54.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) Wireless
2 3 (13.64%) iSCSI
2 3 (13.64%) Firewall
3 2 (9.09%) ADSL
3 2 (9.09%) LAN
3 2 (9.09%) WAN
3 2 (9.09%) VPN
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Consultant
2 11 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Junior Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Junior Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Managed Services Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Junior
4 1 (4.55%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
1 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) VBScript
2 2 (9.09%) VB
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) MCSE
1 4 (18.18%) CCNA
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (54.55%) Hyper-V
3 8 (36.36%) vSphere
4 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
5 2 (9.09%) Terminal Server
5 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 2 (9.09%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) SCOM
2 2 (9.09%) MOM
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Microsoft
1 20 (90.91%) HP
1 20 (90.91%) VMware
2 19 (86.36%) Cisco
3 17 (77.27%) NetApp
4 12 (54.55%) WatchGuard
4 12 (54.55%) SonicWALL
5 5 (22.73%) Citrix
5 5 (22.73%) CommVault
6 2 (9.09%) Dell
6 2 (9.09%) EMC