The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 182 168 137
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -31
Permanent jobs citing Sage 4 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.11% 0.096% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.20% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 10
Average salary £27,250 £26,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.80% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,200 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,200 £35,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
Sage
West Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1805 1530 1184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 49.00% 48.83% 44.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1370 1195 979
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Sage
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Sage Salary Trend in Leeds

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 14 (93.33%) MS Excel
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
1 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (86.67%) SharePoint
3 12 (80.00%) MS Exchange
4 10 (66.67%) Pegasus
4 10 (66.67%) ITIL
4 10 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
4 10 (66.67%) Cisco
4 10 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 10 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (66.67%) Mentoring
4 10 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (26.67%) MS Office
7 3 (20.00%) CRM
7 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
7 3 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (20.00%) Coaching
7 3 (20.00%) Sage 50
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) SCCM
7 3 (20.00%) Northgate
7 3 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
8 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
9 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (6.67%) IIS

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 13 (86.67%) SharePoint
2 12 (80.00%) MS Exchange
3 10 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (93.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (26.67%) MS Office
3 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (20.00%) Sage 50
2 1 (6.67%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) PBX
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Analyst
2 11 (73.33%) Support Analyst
3 8 (53.33%) Technical Support
3 8 (53.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (53.33%) Technical Support Analyst
3 8 (53.33%) Technical Analyst
3 8 (53.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 6 (40.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 3 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) Service Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) IT Support
7 1 (6.67%) IT Technician
7 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (6.67%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) ITIL
1 10 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 10 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 3 (20.00%) Coaching
2 3 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.67%) Software Distribution
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) Pegasus
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) Northgate
4 1 (6.67%) Kaspersky
4 1 (6.67%) Apple
4 1 (6.67%) VMware