The table below looks at the statistics for Line 500 skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Line 500 over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage Line 500
Rank 845 871 841
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -30
Permanent jobs citing Line 500 9 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.009% 0.016% 0.015%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.13% 0.22% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 14
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £30,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £40,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +29.03%
Line 500
UK

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

Business Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
6859 8186 7959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.88% 7.46% 7.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5530 6452 6356
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,345 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Line 500
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Line 500 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Line 500 Jobs Demand Trend in England

Line 500
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Line 500 across the England region.

Line 500 Salary Trend in England

Line 500
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Line 500 across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Line 500 Salary Histogram in England

Line 500
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Line 500 within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
North West 0 4 £40,000 -3.61% 4
Yorkshire +9 3 £35,000 -12.50%
London +45 2 - -
Line 500
UK

Line 500
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing Line 500 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 Line 500.

1 15 (100.00%) Sage
2 10 (66.67%) ERP
2 10 (66.67%) Finance
3 7 (46.67%) Advertising
3 7 (46.67%) Sage 1000
4 6 (40.00%) Marketing
5 5 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 5 (33.33%) CRM
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (20.00%) LAN
6 3 (20.00%) WAN
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) MS Office
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (13.33%) Kaspersky
7 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (13.33%) AIX
7 2 (13.33%) IIS
7 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
7 2 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (13.33%) XML
7 2 (13.33%) UNIX
7 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
7 2 (13.33%) EDI

Line 500
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing Line 500 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 Line 500. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (13.33%) IIS
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Sage 1000
2 1 (6.67%) Sage CRM
2 1 (6.67%) Sage ERP X3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) LAN
1 3 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) FTP
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.67%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Advertising
3 6 (40.00%) Marketing
4 5 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (6.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Sage Consultant
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Sage 500 Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Operations Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) XML
1 2 (13.33%) EDI
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) AIX
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX
2 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) ERP
2 5 (33.33%) CRM
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.67%) SIEM
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (6.67%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Sage
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Kaspersky
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Infor
4 1 (6.67%) Websense
4 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
4 1 (6.67%) Splunk
4 1 (6.67%) LogRhythm
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