The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank - 65 87
Permanent jobs citing Sage 0 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - 2.01% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category - 4.07% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 22 8
Average salary - £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Sage
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
506 541 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 40.06% 49.36% 50.96%
Number of salaries quoted 376 442 477
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £57,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Sage
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Sage Salary Trend in Essex

Sage
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Sage 200
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Sage 200
General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) IT Assistant
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft