The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 Hertfordshire 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 134 121 144
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +23
Permanent jobs citing Sage 11 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.44% 0.80% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 0.82% 1.50% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 13
Average salary £34,500 £26,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.18% -18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1339 1135 1339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 54.08% 53.34% 50.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1098 838 1028
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sage
East of England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 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
Letchworth +1 4 £25,000 -5.66%
Watford -19 2 £50,000 +177.77%
Hemel Hempstead -14 1 £32,500 -1.51%
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £40,000 -
Sage
East of England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) Finance
3 9 (50.00%) SAP
4 7 (38.89%) Oracle Financials
4 7 (38.89%) Oracle
4 7 (38.89%) Windows
5 6 (33.33%) MS Office
6 5 (27.78%) Agresso
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
6 5 (27.78%) General Ledger
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (27.78%) Cash Management
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (22.22%) Degree
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 3 (16.67%) CRM
9 2 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (11.11%) VBA
9 2 (11.11%) MCSE
9 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
9 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
9 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
9 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (11.11%) McAfee
9 2 (11.11%) Blackberry

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (5.56%) SugarCRM
2 1 (5.56%) Content Management Server
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (27.78%) Agresso
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (11.11%) SalesLogix
3 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (11.11%) Sage 200
4 1 (5.56%) Sage 1000
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Business One
4 1 (5.56%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) General Ledger
3 2 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Support Technician
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 2 (11.11%) CRM Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 2 (11.11%) Business Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Project Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) CRM Manager
4 1 (5.56%) CRM Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Business Objects Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Business Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Ajax
1 1 (5.56%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.56%) COM
1 1 (5.56%) XML
1 1 (5.56%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Cash Management
2 3 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (11.11%) Time Management
3 2 (11.11%) Data Analytics
3 2 (11.11%) Software Deployment
3 2 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) Web Development
4 1 (5.56%) Content Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) MBCS
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) SAP
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (11.11%) McAfee
4 2 (11.11%) CODA
4 2 (11.11%) Hyperion
4 2 (11.11%) Google
5 1 (5.56%) NetSuite
5 1 (5.56%) Pegasus
5 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
5 1 (5.56%) Siebel