The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 125 142 124
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -18
Permanent jobs citing Sage 26 5 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.15% 0.20% 0.87%
As % of the Vendors category 2.07% 0.42% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 26 4 23
Average salary £40,000 £31,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £23,950 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £37,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1256 1194 1382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 55.77% 47.87% 52.29%
Number of salaries quoted 994 952 1131
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,136 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Sage
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Sage Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Sage
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sage across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Sage Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Sage
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Stevenage - 11 £40,000 -
Letchworth +23 5 £37,500 -
Broxbourne - 2 £75,000 -
Harpenden - 1 £27,500 -
Hitchin - 1 £40,000 -
Cheshunt - 1 £75,000 -
Sage
East of England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 25 (54.35%) Sage 200
2 16 (34.78%) Oracle
3 13 (28.26%) SAP
3 13 (28.26%) Finance
4 8 (17.39%) Agresso
5 6 (13.04%) Firewall
5 6 (13.04%) SQL
6 5 (10.87%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (10.87%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (10.87%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
6 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
6 5 (10.87%) Office 365
6 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (10.87%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (8.70%) Retail
7 4 (8.70%) Degree
7 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 4 (8.70%) Citrix
7 4 (8.70%) Advertising
7 4 (8.70%) VMware
7 4 (8.70%) Windows
7 4 (8.70%) ERP
8 3 (6.52%) .NET
8 3 (6.52%) WAN
8 3 (6.52%) LAN
8 3 (6.52%) CODA
8 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
8 3 (6.52%) Line Management
8 3 (6.52%) FMCG

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) SugarCRM
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.17%) Content Management Server
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (54.35%) Sage 200
2 8 (17.39%) Agresso
3 5 (10.87%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (4.35%) Sage CRM
4 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (4.35%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) Firewall
2 3 (6.52%) WAN
2 3 (6.52%) LAN
3 2 (4.35%) DNS
3 2 (4.35%) Internet
3 2 (4.35%) DHCP
3 2 (4.35%) Wireless
4 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.17%) VPN
4 1 (2.17%) PBX
4 1 (2.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) Crystal Reports
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (28.26%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Advertising
2 4 (8.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Consultant
2 6 (13.04%) Applications Consultant
3 5 (10.87%) Head of IT
4 4 (8.70%) Sage Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Applications Support Specialist
5 3 (6.52%) Applications Specialist
5 3 (6.52%) Support Specialist
5 3 (6.52%) Applications Support
5 3 (6.52%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) CRM Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.17%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) VB6 Developer
7 1 (2.17%) CRM Project Manager
7 1 (2.17%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.17%) VB Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) .NET
2 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.35%) COM
2 2 (4.35%) XML
2 2 (4.35%) XSL
2 2 (4.35%) Ajax
2 2 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (2.17%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
1 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) FMCG
3 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.17%) Android
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.70%) ERP
2 3 (6.52%) Line Management
3 2 (4.35%) Time Management
3 2 (4.35%) CRM
3 2 (4.35%) Business Analysis
3 2 (4.35%) Web Development
4 1 (2.17%) Test Scripting
4 1 (2.17%) ITIL
4 1 (2.17%) ETL
4 1 (2.17%) Project Management
4 1 (2.17%) Content Management
4 1 (2.17%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.17%) VBScript
3 1 (2.17%) VB
3 1 (2.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) MCP
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Oracle
2 13 (28.26%) SAP
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.70%) Citrix
3 4 (8.70%) VMware
4 3 (6.52%) CODA
5 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.35%) Siebel
6 1 (2.17%) HP
6 1 (2.17%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.17%) Barracuda Networks