The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Leeds 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 174 143 148
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +5
Permanent jobs citing Sage 10 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.27% 0.32% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 0.66% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 5
Average salary £30,000 £29,500 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.69% +43.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £21,950 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £40,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Vendors Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1808 1206 1204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 49.41% 47.56% 48.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1369 921 946
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sage
West Yorkshire

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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sage across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Sage Salary Histogram in Leeds

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 13 (59.09%) ITIL
2 13 (59.09%) MS Excel
3 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 12 (54.55%) MS Exchange
4 11 (50.00%) Cisco
5 10 (45.45%) Pegasus
5 10 (45.45%) SharePoint
5 10 (45.45%) Cisco IOS
5 10 (45.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 10 (45.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (22.73%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (22.73%) Finance
6 5 (22.73%) MS Office
7 4 (18.18%) Windows
8 3 (13.64%) Sage 200
8 3 (13.64%) Line 500
8 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
8 3 (13.64%) CRM
8 3 (13.64%) Siebel
8 3 (13.64%) Data Mining
8 3 (13.64%) SAP
8 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
8 3 (13.64%) SQL
8 3 (13.64%) Supplier Management
8 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
8 3 (13.64%) Change Management
9 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 12 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 10 (45.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 10 (45.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.09%) IIS
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.55%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (59.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (22.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Line 500
1 3 (13.64%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.55%) IPsec
3 1 (4.55%) SSH
3 1 (4.55%) NAS
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.64%) Data Mining
2 2 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Analyst
1 11 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 10 (45.45%) Technical Support
2 10 (45.45%) Technical Support Analyst
2 10 (45.45%) Technical Analyst
3 7 (31.82%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (13.64%) CRM Manager
7 2 (9.09%) Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
7 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
8 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Junior
8 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
8 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
8 1 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.55%) Statistics
1 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.55%) Debian
4 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) ITIL
2 10 (45.45%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.64%) Change Management
4 3 (13.64%) CRM
4 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) Supplier Management
5 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
3 1 (4.55%) VB
3 1 (4.55%) VBA
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) C++
3 1 (4.55%) Java
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Xen
2 1 (4.55%) Postfix
2 1 (4.55%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 11 (50.00%) Cisco
3 10 (45.45%) Pegasus
4 5 (22.73%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (13.64%) SAP
5 3 (13.64%) Siebel
6 1 (4.55%) Kaspersky