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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 249 248 213
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -35
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 5 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.073% 0.11% 0.095%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 3
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £28,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+33.92% -25.33%
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
3028 3254 2475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 43.93% 46.07% 46.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2481 2478 1926
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £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
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 29 July 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 0 4 £27,750 -11.90% 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 20 (68.97%) VMware
3 19 (65.52%) HP
4 16 (55.17%) Cisco
4 16 (55.17%) Windows
5 15 (51.72%) Dell
6 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (41.38%) MS Exchange
8 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
9 10 (34.48%) Firewall
9 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (34.48%) Hyper-V
10 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
11 8 (27.59%) NetApp
11 8 (27.59%) Wireless
11 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
11 8 (27.59%) vSphere
11 8 (27.59%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (27.59%) SCOM
11 8 (27.59%) WatchGuard
11 8 (27.59%) SonicWALL
11 8 (27.59%) Clustering
12 7 (24.14%) Network Design
12 7 (24.14%) CentOS
12 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
12 7 (24.14%) Linux

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (41.38%) MS Exchange
2 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (6.90%) nginx
6 2 (6.90%) Lync
6 2 (6.90%) Apache
6 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
7 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (20.69%) Mimecast
3 2 (6.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) Firewall
2 8 (27.59%) Wireless
3 7 (24.14%) Ethernet
4 6 (20.69%) DNS
5 3 (10.34%) LAN
5 3 (10.34%) PBX
5 3 (10.34%) WAN
5 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
5 3 (10.34%) VLAN
6 2 (6.90%) Network Security
6 2 (6.90%) NAS
6 2 (6.90%) VoIP
6 2 (6.90%) SSL
7 1 (3.45%) SAN
7 1 (3.45%) MPLS
7 1 (3.45%) DHCP
7 1 (3.45%) ADSL
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.45%) VPN
7 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Consultant
2 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Support Specialist
5 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Network Support
6 2 (6.90%) Applications Support Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Junior
6 2 (6.90%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (3.45%) Server Support
7 1 (3.45%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.45%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Clustering
2 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.90%) Replication
3 2 (6.90%) IVR
3 2 (6.90%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
6 7 (24.14%) CentOS
6 7 (24.14%) Linux
6 7 (24.14%) Windows XP
7 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
8 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000
9 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (24.14%) Network Design
2 7 (24.14%) ITIL
3 5 (17.24%) BCP
3 5 (17.24%) DevOps
4 4 (13.79%) Business Continuity
5 3 (10.34%) Service Management
5 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.90%) Time Management
6 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.45%) Migration
7 1 (3.45%) Server Hardening
7 1 (3.45%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Software Distribution
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.90%) MCSE
3 1 (3.45%) MCSA
3 1 (3.45%) CCNA
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
3 10 (34.48%) Hyper-V
4 8 (27.59%) vSphere
5 1 (3.45%) UAG
5 1 (3.45%) KVM
5 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) SCOM
2 6 (20.69%) SCCM
3 2 (6.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (6.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (6.90%) SCDPM
3 2 (6.90%) SCOrch
3 2 (6.90%) MOM
3 2 (6.90%) Nagios
4 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 20 (68.97%) VMware
3 19 (65.52%) HP
4 16 (55.17%) Cisco
5 15 (51.72%) Dell
6 8 (27.59%) NetApp
6 8 (27.59%) WatchGuard
6 8 (27.59%) SonicWALL
7 4 (13.79%) Symantec
8 2 (6.90%) Akamai
8 2 (6.90%) QNAP
8 2 (6.90%) IBM
8 2 (6.90%) Avaya
9 1 (3.45%) Nokia
9 1 (3.45%) Nortel
9 1 (3.45%) Websense
9 1 (3.45%) Veeam