The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Bolton region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sage Group PLC.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 34 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Sage 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.27% - 1.91%
As % of the Vendors category 3.77% - 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £22,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
Vendors Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
53 73 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 33.54% 43.45% 45.22%
Number of salaries quoted 42 65 66
Average salary £24,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sage
Manchester

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Sage
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Sage Salary Trend in Bolton

Sage
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Novell
1 2 (100.00%) Pegasus
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Field Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Novell
1 2 (100.00%) Pegasus
1 2 (100.00%) VMware