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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 233 244 204
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -40
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 17 8 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.23% 0.12% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% 0.25% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 15
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +78.94%
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
3261 3152 2718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 44.57% 45.77% 47.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2623 2369 2123
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,255 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +8 13 £36,000 +30.90% 2
North Yorkshire +11 4 £25,500 -29.16% 1
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 23 (85.19%) Windows
2 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
3 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (48.15%) Windows 7
3 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (44.44%) Dell
4 12 (44.44%) DNS
4 12 (44.44%) MS Exchange
5 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
6 10 (37.04%) SCCM
6 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (29.63%) DHCP
7 8 (29.63%) Office 365
8 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (25.93%) CentOS
8 7 (25.93%) Ethernet
8 7 (25.93%) Linux
8 7 (25.93%) Web Services
8 7 (25.93%) Firewall
8 7 (25.93%) Network Design
8 7 (25.93%) Clustering
9 6 (22.22%) VMware
9 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
9 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (18.52%) SCDPM
10 5 (18.52%) Data Protection
10 5 (18.52%) vSphere
10 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (18.52%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2003

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 12 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (14.81%) nginx
4 4 (14.81%) Apache
5 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.70%) Lync
6 1 (3.70%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Office 365
2 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (14.81%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (14.81%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) DNS
2 8 (29.63%) DHCP
3 7 (25.93%) Ethernet
3 7 (25.93%) Firewall
4 5 (18.52%) SSL
4 5 (18.52%) LAN
4 5 (18.52%) WAN
5 4 (14.81%) PBX
5 4 (14.81%) VLAN
5 4 (14.81%) Network Security
5 4 (14.81%) NAS
6 2 (7.41%) VPN
7 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
7 1 (3.70%) Internet
7 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
7 1 (3.70%) SMTP
7 1 (3.70%) FTP
7 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) MySQL
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) JIRA
General
1 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Active Directory Specialist
4 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Clustering
2 4 (14.81%) CMDB
3 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (48.15%) Windows 7
2 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (25.93%) CentOS
4 7 (25.93%) Linux
5 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
6 3 (11.11%) Mac OS X
6 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Network Design
2 5 (18.52%) Data Protection
2 5 (18.52%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
2 5 (18.52%) Migration
3 3 (11.11%) DevOps
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (3.70%) Line Management
4 1 (3.70%) Content Management
4 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) PHP
1 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.70%) C
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) MCSE
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
2 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 5 (18.52%) vSphere
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) SCCM
2 5 (18.52%) SCOM
2 5 (18.52%) SCDPM
3 4 (14.81%) MOM
3 4 (14.81%) Nagios
4 3 (11.11%) WSUS
5 1 (3.70%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Dell
2 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 6 (22.22%) VMware
4 5 (18.52%) LANDesk
4 5 (18.52%) HP
5 4 (14.81%) Akamai
6 3 (11.11%) Apple
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco
8 1 (3.70%) IronPort
8 1 (3.70%) Trend Micro
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£45K + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Virtual College
Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago