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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 252 233 223
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -10
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 13 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.18% 0.11% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.23% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 14
Average salary £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,300 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £36,600 £34,750
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.07%
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
3347 3041 2866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 46.68% 49.33% 46.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2666 2329 2301
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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 -8 11 £30,000 +9.09%
North Yorkshire 0 2 £31,500 -12.50%
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
5 7 (41.18%) Office 365
6 6 (35.29%) SCCM
6 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
6 6 (35.29%) DHCP
6 6 (35.29%) DNS
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (29.41%) VMware
8 4 (23.53%) LANDesk
8 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
8 4 (23.53%) HP
8 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
8 4 (23.53%) Cisco
8 4 (23.53%) Migration
8 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (17.65%) LAN
9 3 (17.65%) WAN
9 3 (17.65%) MCSE
9 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
9 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
9 3 (17.65%) Apple

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.88%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) DNS
1 6 (35.29%) DHCP
2 3 (17.65%) LAN
2 3 (17.65%) WAN
3 2 (11.76%) Wireless
3 2 (11.76%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
4 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
4 1 (5.88%) FTP
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) SMTP
4 1 (5.88%) VoIP
4 1 (5.88%) SSL
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (17.65%) IT Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Active Directory Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Managed Services Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) IVR
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (17.65%) Mac OS X
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
5 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
1 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
3 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) Content Management
4 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (5.88%) Line Management
4 1 (5.88%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) MCSE
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
3 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.76%) vSphere
5 1 (5.88%) UAG
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) SCCM
2 3 (17.65%) WSUS
2 3 (17.65%) SCDPM
3 2 (11.76%) SCOM
3 2 (11.76%) MOM
4 1 (5.88%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) LANDesk
3 4 (23.53%) HP
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco
4 3 (17.65%) Apple
5 2 (11.76%) NetApp
5 2 (11.76%) Dell
5 2 (11.76%) WatchGuard
5 2 (11.76%) SonicWALL
6 1 (5.88%) IronPort
6 1 (5.88%) Trend Micro
6 1 (5.88%) Nortel
6 1 (5.88%) Avaya
6 1 (5.88%) Nokia