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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 245 249 248
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 11 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.17% 0.21% 0.089%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.46% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 6
Average salary £24,250 £30,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.16% -12.40%
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -
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
2714 3275 3139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 43.07% 45.68% 46.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2198 2664 2364
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,250 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 -6 11 £24,250 -26.51%
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (85.00%) MS Excel
2 16 (80.00%) HP
3 14 (70.00%) Cisco
3 14 (70.00%) NetApp
3 14 (70.00%) VMware
3 14 (70.00%) WatchGuard
3 14 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (60.00%) SonicWALL
4 12 (60.00%) Wireless
4 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (55.00%) Hyper-V
5 11 (55.00%) Presales
6 9 (45.00%) Windows
6 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (40.00%) Citrix
8 5 (25.00%) DNS
8 5 (25.00%) DHCP
8 5 (25.00%) ITIL
8 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
8 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 5 (25.00%) XenApp
8 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (25.00%) ITIL V3
8 5 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (25.00%) Incident Management
8 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (25.00%) Release Management
8 5 (25.00%) SCCM
9 4 (20.00%) Firewall
10 3 (15.00%) Veeam

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (85.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) Wireless
2 5 (25.00%) DHCP
2 5 (25.00%) DNS
3 4 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) LAN
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
4 1 (5.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Consultant
1 8 (40.00%) Technical Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Desktop Support
4 4 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (15.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (15.00%) Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Virtualisation Architect
7 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Coordinator
7 1 (5.00%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) iPad
1 1 (5.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Presales
2 5 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 5 (25.00%) Release Management
2 5 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (5.00%) CCNA
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) MCSA
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (55.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) HP
2 14 (70.00%) Cisco
2 14 (70.00%) NetApp
2 14 (70.00%) VMware
2 14 (70.00%) WatchGuard
3 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (60.00%) SonicWALL
4 8 (40.00%) Citrix
5 3 (15.00%) Veeam
6 2 (10.00%) BMC