The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 16 September 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 Sage Group PLC.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 208 206 183
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -23
Permanent jobs citing Sage 17 19 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.29% 0.34% 0.70%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 0.66% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 38
Average salary £40,000 £47,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.89% -3.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,500 £41,200
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £56,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -
Sage
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3060 2889 2814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.75% 51.90% 50.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2078 2127 2347
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sage across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Sage
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sage across the Berkshire region.

Sage Salary Trend in Berkshire

Sage
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sage across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Sage Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Sage
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
Reading +4 8 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Hungerford +11 7 £24,500 -42.35%
Slough -1 1 £45,000 -4.25%
Sage
South East

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Sage 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 Sage.

1 31 (52.54%) ERP
2 30 (50.85%) Finance
3 26 (44.07%) MS Excel
3 26 (44.07%) CRM
4 25 (42.37%) Dynamics CRM
5 24 (40.68%) Dynamics NAV
6 23 (38.98%) Exchequer
7 20 (33.90%) Dynamics AX
7 20 (33.90%) Dynamics GP
8 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
8 18 (30.51%) SQL
9 17 (28.81%) SAP
10 16 (27.12%) Sage 200
11 13 (22.03%) Oracle
11 13 (22.03%) HTML
11 13 (22.03%) Lawson
11 13 (22.03%) Project Management
12 11 (18.64%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (18.64%) Business Analysis
13 10 (16.95%) CIMA
13 10 (16.95%) Telecoms
13 10 (16.95%) ACCA
13 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
13 10 (16.95%) SAP Business One
13 10 (16.95%) SaaS
14 9 (15.25%) MS Exchange
14 9 (15.25%) Migration
14 9 (15.25%) Banking
15 8 (13.56%) Product Management
15 8 (13.56%) Data Migration

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Sage 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 Sage. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (15.25%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.08%) Apache
3 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.08%) IIS
3 3 (5.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (5.08%) Lync
Applications
1 26 (44.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (42.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (40.68%) Dynamics NAV
3 23 (38.98%) Exchequer
4 20 (33.90%) Dynamics AX
4 20 (33.90%) Dynamics GP
5 16 (27.12%) Sage 200
6 13 (22.03%) Lawson
7 10 (16.95%) SAP Business One
8 6 (10.17%) GoldMine
8 6 (10.17%) Sage 1000
9 4 (6.78%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (5.08%) Agresso
11 1 (1.69%) SAP CRM
11 1 (1.69%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) Firewall
2 3 (5.08%) VLAN
2 3 (5.08%) Wireless
2 3 (5.08%) MPLS
2 3 (5.08%) SAN
2 3 (5.08%) LAN
2 3 (5.08%) VoIP
2 3 (5.08%) WAN
2 3 (5.08%) DHCP
2 3 (5.08%) VPN
2 3 (5.08%) DNS
2 3 (5.08%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
General
1 30 (50.85%) Finance
2 10 (16.95%) Telecoms
3 9 (15.25%) Banking
4 5 (8.47%) Billing
4 5 (8.47%) Advertising
5 2 (3.39%) Legal
6 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.69%) French Language
Job Titles
1 28 (47.46%) Consultant
2 14 (23.73%) ERP Consultant
3 10 (16.95%) Applications Consultant
4 8 (13.56%) Support Consultant
5 6 (10.17%) Senior Consultant
5 6 (10.17%) IT Manager
5 6 (10.17%) Applications Support
5 6 (10.17%) CRM Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) Applications Support Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Business Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Administrator
7 4 (6.78%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.08%) Network Support
8 3 (5.08%) Support Manager
8 3 (5.08%) CRM Project Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Network Administrator
8 3 (5.08%) Business Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.03%) HTML
2 3 (5.08%) .NET
2 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.39%) SAP PI
3 2 (3.39%) Web Services
3 2 (3.39%) Middleware
3 2 (3.39%) Ajax
4 1 (1.69%) CSS
4 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.69%) HTML5
4 1 (1.69%) Sencha Touch
4 1 (1.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (1.69%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) User Experience
4 1 (1.69%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.69%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) Windows
2 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.08%) Windows XP
3 3 (5.08%) Windows Vista
3 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.69%) Android
4 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (52.54%) ERP
2 26 (44.07%) CRM
3 13 (22.03%) Project Management
4 11 (18.64%) Business Analysis
5 9 (15.25%) Migration
6 8 (13.56%) Product Management
6 8 (13.56%) Data Migration
7 6 (10.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.08%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (5.08%) Network Design
8 3 (5.08%) Change Management
8 3 (5.08%) Security Management
8 3 (5.08%) Business Continuity
8 3 (5.08%) Information Security
8 3 (5.08%) ITIL
9 2 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.39%) Data Governance
9 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2
10 1 (1.69%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (1.69%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.51%) SQL
2 6 (10.17%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.08%) C#
3 3 (5.08%) PHP
4 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) CIMA
1 10 (16.95%) ACCA
2 7 (11.86%) AAT
3 3 (5.08%) MCP
4 2 (3.39%) PMP
4 2 (3.39%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.69%) ISEB
5 1 (1.69%) HND
5 1 (1.69%) Degree
5 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
2 17 (28.81%) SAP
3 13 (22.03%) Oracle
4 11 (18.64%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (11.86%) Pegasus
6 6 (10.17%) VMware
6 6 (10.17%) NetSuite
7 3 (5.08%) Cisco
7 3 (5.08%) Epicor
7 3 (5.08%) Siebel
7 3 (5.08%) Aruba
7 3 (5.08%) RedPrairie
8 2 (3.39%) TIBCO
8 2 (3.39%) CODA
8 2 (3.39%) JD Edwards
8 2 (3.39%) Hyperion
8 2 (3.39%) Teradata
8 2 (3.39%) Amdocs
9 1 (1.69%) Sun
9 1 (1.69%) Sencha
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